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Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-16-2015, 08:28 AM
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Posted By Loraura
I have the Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution w/...

I have the Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control - Clamp On - Trunnion - 10,000 GTW, 1,000 TW

I purchased it a etrailer.com for $614.93 including the hitch, a ball mount, and the...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-15-2015, 12:06 PM
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Posted By Loraura
I think your math might be backwards here. ...

I think your math might be backwards here.

Every 100 lbs of payload used up for wood, is 100 lbs of tongue weight you can't have, equating to 800-1000lbs 1000-1200lbs of trailer weight.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-15-2015, 12:03 PM
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Posted By Loraura
Every 100 lbs of available tongue weight...

Every 100 lbs of available tongue weight (effecting payload) translates into ~800 lbs of GVWR on the TT when the desired 12% of total TT weight resides on the tongue.

400 lbs of available...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-15-2015, 11:53 AM
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Posted By Loraura
My TV tows ok here in central Texas. I do 98% of...

My TV tows ok here in central Texas. I do 98% of the driving while towing. I have not taken it in the mountains yet. I suspect I will want a diesel 2500 as soon as I do. I know it's back there. ...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-10-2015, 11:08 AM
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Posted By Loraura
When I read this I went "oh crap!". Ok, crap...

When I read this I went "oh crap!". Ok, crap wasn't the word that escaped my mouth... With typical WDH your looking at ~470 of payload left. That will not support many full height TT's other than...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-01-2015, 03:24 PM
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Posted By Loraura
Yes, you must have available payload to support...

Yes, you must have available payload to support the tongue weight.

No. While a WDH throws some of the weight forward to the front axles of the truck, to level out the TV, it does not reduce the...
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