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Old 10-18-2018, 10:55 AM
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I was definitely past 7500, but I try not to load the tongue down. Not the first one I've ripped off either

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Old 10-18-2018, 11:02 AM
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You didn't upgrade to a class v or better after the 1st one failed? Or was it on a different truck?
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Old 10-18-2018, 11:27 AM
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The factory tow package is rated at 7500 pounds towing and 1000 tongue weight. Its a wonder why they hold up at much as they do with how most people use them.

I upgraded tk a Curt class v a few years back after seeing one fail at the worst possible moment. Totalled the truck, trailer, and offroad rig he was towing. I heard later that the insurance company denied the claim because he was loaded past the receivers rating.


Are you sure about that I swear they were rated for at least 10,000 pounds?


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Old 10-18-2018, 11:40 AM
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You didn't upgrade to a class v or better after the 1st one failed? Or was it on a different truck?
Diffrent truck

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Old 10-18-2018, 11:45 AM
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Here is what the hitch says


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Old 10-18-2018, 12:39 PM
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Are you sure about that I swear they were rated for at least 10,000 pounds?


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I thought so too until I actually read the tag. Still can't believe the hitch is so light weight. I pulled around 12-13000 a few times locally before I knew better. Now that I have a class v, never more than 8000. Go figure.
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Old 10-18-2018, 04:10 PM
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They stepped it up on the newer trucks, have to use an insert to use 2" receiver...
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Old 11-07-2018, 09:48 PM
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Put a new FPR in. Ahh there is the nice quiet idle. Glad it was the easy one on the second pump. Also swapped my heater hose from the upper rad hose back to the water pump bypass so I have heat in the morning. Its a freezing 55-60* out here

And momma is gone for the week for a school trip so I took over the garage.



And a little daddy daughter time mixed in

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Old 11-08-2018, 06:43 AM
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Haven't been able to hurt this hitch yet. It goes 6" farther into the frame than stock, and ties into my lift gate for additional strength.

My dad had a trailer rip off his Dodge stock hitch and go through a fence. He keeps putting stock hitches back on for some reason. I learned the lesson for him, and run this custom hitch.

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Old 12-20-2018, 07:07 AM
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Rotating tires and noticed the stock hub cap nuts were lose on the lug nut...
Lil electric tape fixed that problem!
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Old 12-23-2018, 08:00 AM
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Took truck for a alignment while back and along with a $1200 estimate, they said all tie rods are bad and RH upper ball joint is shot.

So, Rockauto to the rescue




I should have done this a long time ago, old parts are shoooot
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Old 12-23-2018, 03:37 PM
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Finished making a new lighter bumper, front end parts should be much happier now. still have to mount my light bar to it

finally got my new wheels and tires on, hopefully get this fuel leek whooped and she will be good to go
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Old 12-23-2018, 09:06 PM
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Looks good Mike. Hows the winter been?
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Old 12-23-2018, 09:26 PM
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Picked up my LMM from the body shop. Got a freshly painted lml front bumper swap done to it.
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Old 12-23-2018, 10:34 PM
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Looks good Mike. Hows the winter been?
Thanks

pretty good so far, not a lot of snow, weather has been mild, i think we had one day of -20F, but other than that coldest is in the 10-15 below at night, currently 5 below at work
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