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I'm sure its the same for enclosed trailers but with boat trailers, manufacturers usually shoot for 10% of the trailer weight be the tongue weight. So for a 14k lbs load you would be looking at 1400 lbs on the tongue. Your hitch is rated for 500 lbs of tongue weight without a weight distribution hitch. I tow a boat from my bumper which is about 12,500 lbs without a weight distribution hitch. I added air lift bags for the rear and a new hitch rated for 15k lbs without a WD hitch. I don't have to much of a problem with sag in the rear but the bags help a lot to stiffen the rear suspension up, which really reduces the rear from bouncing when going across dips on the highway. With a heavy bumper tow those dips on a soft suspension can really get the rear end of your truck moving. A 6in lift is not going to help you much on towing. I'm assuming removes it would also remove air bags as being an option and possibly a WD Hitch. Not sure they make shanks that drop down low enough. Check out etrailers.com. I got a new curt hitch from them on sale for $250 with free shipping plus they have about anything you could need related to trailers and hitches.
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Last edited by Timbo126; 04-04-2013 at 10:01 PM.