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post #1 of 5 Old 06-19-2013, 04:58 AM Thread Starter
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adjustable hitch question

Ok, I had my hitch adjusted just right but now that I throw the golf cart in the back she squats a little. So my quesiton is to get it up a little do I move up 2 bolts or do I just adjust the little block on the top bolt?

heres how she sits now. shes not hateful but Id like to get her just a bit more level.
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This is a good question. I had the same problem last time we went to the mountains, I hauled a cord of firewood and my truck was squatting like that. I believe if it were me and was going to haul the golf cart each trip you take I would do the whole hitch set up again with the golf cart in the bed of your truck. That way you will get the weight distribution correct on the front and rear tires of your truck.

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If your truck is squatting, then that means that the front of your trailer is squatting the same amount, so you would want to adjust the block on the upper bolt to give the hitch more tension which would raise both the truck and trailer correctly.

If you were to just move the 2 bolts up, then the trailer would come up to level but the truck would still sit low.

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Yeah I thought about that. Iv moved the hitch itself up and am going to move the mounting bars on the trailer too. Thanks!

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