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Old 09-02-2013, 02:12 AM
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10"+ drop hitch for 10,000+ lbs???

So I have a 02 F350 Dually with a 6" lift and 22.5's. For my car trailer, which sits pretty low, I keep my Rapid Hitch at the bottom (10" drop). For my 14' Wells Cargo trailer, the Rapid Hitch is about 3-4 notches from the bottom.

I'm looking at buying a 30'+ bumper pull toy hauler RV, specifically a Weekend Warrior FS3000, which may get well over 10k lbs loaded. The Rapid Hitch is rated to 10k lbs. what kind of hitch can I get to pull beyond 10k lbs?
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I think what your looking for is weight distribution style hitch and your going to need a drop shank for it so try here. They have a great selection of weight distribution style hitches and also offer several different drop shanks for them.

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I run a 10 inch drop with my toyhauler. Its a Reese and it does pretty good.



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Also my trailer is 33.5 feet long from hitch to the rear of the trailer.
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OUO makes drop receivers that are stronger then any drop hitch I have ever seen.
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OUO makes drop receivers that are stronger then any drop hitch I have ever seen.
Yeah but does it help with weight distribution and sway control????
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Yeah but does it help with weight distribution and sway control????
It drops the receiver hitch 11.5" so you can use a regular weight distribution / anti sway hitch. So yes it does both.
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Gotta pik of this ouo set up? Sounds pretty sweet
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Gotta pik of this ouo set up? Sounds pretty sweet
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Definitely go with a weight distribution hitch because the tongue on that Weekend Warrior is very heavy, and it sits pretty high, so you won't need nearly as much drop.

I have 5" lift and 35's and tow a FS2600, and I only need about 3-4" drop.


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