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Old 08-10-2016, 10:03 PM   #1
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Need advice on towing a car trailer

We have a super c and we will be pulling a car trailer with a tacoma on it, from michigan to florida this winter, i currently use a 10" drop down hitch adapter with another 6" drop on the adjustable hitch, works for my enclosed trailer with side by side, but i dont know where to start to get that drop that will handle the tounge weight of a car trailer and truck. Anybody have sum experience with this? i need about a 16" drop, thx in advance
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Good lord! How high is that receiver? Or maybe, how low is that trailer?

The leverage a trailer puts on a 16" drop has got to be tremendous!
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Can the receiver be lowered? A picture would help.
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Old 08-12-2016, 06:25 PM   #4
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its a high receiver on super c

i beleive the receiver is 32" off the ground, so using the roadmaster 10 drop, and curts adj hitch works good for a 17' enclosed trailer. However , upon further research i learned the drop down isnt for trailers, has a 10,000 lb rating but only a 400 lb tounge wt. i havent bought the car trailer yett, doing my research now. i cant flat tow the tacoma. Blue ox and equalizer both have a 10" drop adj wd hitch, but im still approx 6" short. (my life story), ha, i need 16" of drop, any ideas?
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receiver picts

mh is 30 miles away, receiver is mounted between frame rails, so 0 drop as is.
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Old 08-12-2016, 07:29 PM   #6
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i agree on the drop leverage, for a lite load it was plenty strong, but for a car trailer i dont know whats gonna get me that drop.
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FWIW since you have not bought the trailer yet you might find the trailer makers have an answer if you ask them. I'm thinking a raised hitch point would be relatively easy to beef up compared to a drop insert. They have probably seen the same problem with MDT trucks.
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ok, ill look into that, thx.
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Have you considered having a welding/machine shop drop the receiver hitch down to a standard 20" height? They could build adaptor plates that would be just as strong as the frame of your super C. Then you would be at a height that would be easy to hook up to any standard hitch.
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