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Old 02-12-2015, 10:22 AM   #1
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Adjustable ball coupler

My coupler looks like this......

BULLDOG Adjustable Coupler, Class IV, 14, 000 lb - G4478004 at Zoro

I think the top of the v nose trailer is too close to the RV. It's about 1 1/2 foot away. I think it would be allot to make it hit, but just to make sure, I would like a little more room. Is there anyway to extend the coupler a few inches? I thought about welding another bracket to the one that's already there. Or, do they make a longer one?
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Old 02-12-2015, 11:07 AM   #2
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Try a simple google search

There are many extenders available.
Like http://www.amazon.com/Trailer-Square.../dp/B00AP9LI6G

HOWEVER, they reduce your towing capacity.
Your bulldog is 14K Lbs, and the amazon extender is on 5K lbs.

You are probably better off to have a welding shop extend the hitch on the trailer side.

You will only have a problem when rolling over a dip (like a driveway), not a problem with turning....

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This isn't what I'm referring to. I want to extend the coupler, not the ball. The coupler bolts to the adjustable part on the hitch.
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This isn't what I'm referring to. I want to extend the coupler, not the ball. The coupler bolts to the adjustable part on the hitch.
That is why I suggested: "You are probably better off to have a welding shop extend the hitch on the trailer side."

They can take two pieces of "U" channel and weld them back to back (or with a spacer in-between).
They need to be the correct size to mate with what you have now.
I have never seen a premade piece for this.

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