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Old 09-01-2014, 01:08 PM   #11
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Does anybody have any experience with this:

http://www.etrailer.com/Ball-Mounts/Draw-Tite/7390.html

I need something that works with my sway control bar. Also this may be a stupid question but how tough is it to remove a ball from the mount? Do you stick it in the hitch while you're loosening/tightening or would a bench vice be better? I think for peace of mind, and to quell my OCD I might level it out before our big trip to Florida next year.
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Old 09-01-2014, 01:23 PM   #12
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Does anybody have any experience with this:

http://www.etrailer.com/Ball-Mounts/Draw-Tite/7390.html

I need something that works with my sway control bar. Also this may be a stupid question but how tough is it to remove a ball from the mount? Do you stick it in the hitch while you're loosening/tightening or would a bench vice be better? I think for peace of mind, and to quell my OCD I might level it out before our big trip to Florida next year.
looks good I would buy it. Should do everything you want. I would take it to a truck shop and get them to impact the ball onto the platform.
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Old 09-01-2014, 04:17 PM   #13
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Does anybody have any experience with this:

http://www.etrailer.com/Ball-Mounts/Draw-Tite/7390.html

I need something that works with my sway control bar. Also this may be a stupid question but how tough is it to remove a ball from the mount? Do you stick it in the hitch while you're loosening/tightening or would a bench vice be better? I think for peace of mind, and to quell my OCD I might level it out before our big trip to Florida next year.
Your vehicle is going to hold that ball mount better than any bench vise. I've tipped benches over reefing on something but I've never tipped a car over.
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Your vehicle is going to hold that ball mount better than any bench vise. I've tipped benches over reefing on something but I've never tipped a car over.
Ha! That's funny. Thanks for all the good advise.
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I have attached hitch balls by putting them in the receiver sideways so I can push down on the wrench with a cheater.
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Put about 400lbs of campfire wood in the bed of the truck behind the axle and it will be perfect, although the trip home you may be a little nose high...
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I would make the 2 or so inch adjustment down for all the reasons above plus your tail is going to clear the "dips" better. You look like your clearences are very minimal and it could result is a lost stabilizer.

If you enter a crowned road with a "dip" like exiting or entering a parking lot you might loose something based on the picture I am looking at.
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