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Heavy Equipment Trailer setup for F-350 DRW PSD
So, I wanted a 20' shipping container here at my home, and found a nice one at a auction about 85 miles away. They also had a nice 24' x 8'-6" T/A dual wheel tilt deck pintle hitch 10 ton heavy equipment trailer that I bought to use to bring the container home. I have six 20' DOT Grade 70 5/16" chain and binders to secure the load. I've never hauled a container or towed a trailer this long, but have towed for many years, different trailers and am confident in my driving skills, although not so sure about securing this size load and towing a trailer with trailer brakes. Currently, I have a Torklift double receiver type Super Hitch, so I'm planning on purchasing a receiver type pintle hook, rated at the highest tongue load I can find, unless there is something better. The trailer has a five pin round connection for lights and I'm assuming electric brakes, since there is a small battery connected in with the trailer wiring. My truck is set up for a slide in camper, has the camper package and towing package, but neither of my wire plugs matches this one. Maybe there is an adapter? I'll also need a brake controller, so any suggestions on that are welcomed. Thanks everyone in advance. These are pics of the trailer and container.
2004 6.0l F-350 4x4 DRW Lariat Crew Cab
fuel pressure regulator kit
Torklift Super Hitch with 48" Truss extension
Firestone Air Bags
Michelin LTX MS2 tires.
70,000 miles hauling a Lance 1165 truck camper, while towing a 16' tandem axle cargo trailer
Edge Insight w/fuel pressure, EGT sensors