If you are heavy on the scales, shift weight from the front of the axle set to a more central location. This action will lower the weight on your tow ball, allowing your vehicle to become lighter and therefore brake more effectively.
Towing your caravan is not as simple as you would think. Whilst enlarging your existing receiver bar from 22mm to 32mm might not seem a big deal, it will quickly become obvious a this is not a solution for towing your $80,000 rig.
D -Value for Pintle Hooks is critical when selecting the correct pintle hook because depending on your truck and trailer weight, the D-Value is changing.
“Well, I incorrectly installed my pintle hook and ring coupling equipment, and within one month my equipment is ruined.”
The customer felt the installation was weak and would not withstand the loads asserted by a 10t gooseneck coupling. We agreed and produced a 120mm x 36mm deep dia axle collar that could be welded into position. This collar provided a broader base for the tow ball to distribute the load from the gooseneck horse float.