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Old 10-01-2017, 02:28 PM   #1
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Tow Bar Level?

What is the excepted tolerance in height difference between the back of the coach and front of toad?
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What is the excepted tolerance in height difference between the back of the coach and front of toad?
Towbar front to back should be more than 3" difference in height on level ground.
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I've heard 6" but don't know if that's true.
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Refer to your towbar manufacturers documents. Adjust per what it says there.
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If you end up having to get a drop hitch you will also want to get safety cable extensions.
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This is from the Blue Ox instructions:

CAUTION: It is important that the attachment points at the center of the attachment tabs and the center of the coach's hitch receiver should be of equal distance. If a deviation must occur, then it is recommended that the hitch receiver be no more than 3 above or below the attachment tabs of the baseplate.
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This is from the Blue Ox instructions:

CAUTION: It is important that the attachment points at the center of the attachment tabs and the center of the coach's hitch receiver should be of equal distance. If a deviation must occur, then it is recommended that the hitch receiver be no more than 3 above or below the attachment tabs of the baseplate.
Thank you. Picked up the tow bar used, so I have no manual, but that will do it.
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We have a Blue Ox tow bar and tow a Fiat 500c.
I had to add a 4 inch drop in the hitch to make it level on a flat surface.
It makes everything work better.
Especially disconnecting the toad.
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