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Old 08-12-2017, 09:25 PM   #1
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FW hitch after trip on rough roads

I've got a Curt A16, and smallish fiver. Under 10K loaded. Just did a trip over hwy 69 in Eastern OK, and it was awful. Not 1st world stuff that's for sure. Now since this trip, I've got lots of noise in the hitch and can feel slop that wasn't previously there. I'd never read of rough roads hurting a hitch and wanted to see if others have experienced this.

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Old 08-14-2017, 12:51 PM   #2
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Nope, have not had that happen.

Have had my Reese hitch for 7 years and it still makes the same noises it did when I bought it.
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Old 08-15-2017, 03:43 PM   #3
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After thinking about this more , I've got a theory. It's seemed at it's worst on my drive home. I'd let my frsh water tank drain on the return leg. By doing this I made the front of the trailer lighter. On previous trips, I've always had quite a bit of water in the tank.

In summary... empty fresh water tank, few gallons in black, and bikes on the rear. All of this coupled with a slightly nose high attitude led to a not so great ride. I need more pin wieght.



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