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I wanna double check my blue ox wdh setup

Old 05-16-2018, 03:01 PM
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Originally Posted by Pikapp View Post
In the BO instructions it tells you to start with the 9th link from the top, (opposite from the U bolt), in the latch and adjust from there. I use the 9th link, when towing my 7600# enclosed car trailer and my front fender well rises only 1/2". I've recently replaced my winch, going to a bigger-heavier one and moved the spare tire to the front (inside) as well. This has added roughly 80#'s more to the front of the trailer. Before these changes I was at 980# TW, will need to check it again to see where its at now, may need to move up to the 10th link in the BO, which is a bear to latch in, gotta jack the trailer up almost to its max, or re-position the car in the trailer back some. Surprised BO recommends adjusting to the 10th link, as doing so, adds a half twist to the chain, which I assume is ok. We'll see.
In all the instructions I've read it said start with 3 1/2 links between rotary latch and the spring bar. That would be 8 links from the end of the chain, not the end connected to the spring bar.

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Old 05-16-2018, 03:23 PM
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Hmm, must be new guidance out then...
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