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Old 07-20-2020, 10:58 AM   #1
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Im trying to order a drop hitch receiver on amazon, they have one that says GVWR of 6,000 lbs. and a maximum tongue weight capacity of 200 pounds, is that sufficient to tow my 2011 ford flex
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Probably, but when it comes to tow equipment, I go with the more is better theory.
I use a 10,000 lb drop hitch, with a 3,000 lb toad .
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Probably, but when it comes to tow equipment, I go with the more is better theory.
I use a 10,000 lb drop hitch, with a 3,000 lb toad .
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What size drop hitch are you trying to buy?
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Im trying to order a drop hitch receiver on amazon, they have one that says GVWR of 6,000 lbs. and a maximum tongue weight capacity of 200 pounds, is that sufficient to tow my 2011 ford flex
I don't know what your rv is or what brand tow bar you are using. I towed my 2012 Flex with Roadmaster equipment behind 43 Dutch Star and it was almost perfectly level. I noticed Blue Ox base plates were installed several inches lower than the Roadmaster. The big issue with drop hitches is that they drag a lot, at least that is what mine did with towing new Edge. I couldn't even back up my drive without removing it. Took it off and went back to straight receiver hookup. Only out of level 2 or 3 inches anyway
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