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The tongue is the part which connects to the tow vehicle's hitch.

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The tongue weight of a trailer should be what percent of the Gross Trailer Weight Rating (GTWR)?

Answer5-10%about 10%


What is the max weight that can be legally loaded on trailer?

All trailers have a weight limit that is stamped on the trailer somewhere. Normally it is stamped on the trailer tongue or on a data plate attached to the tongue or trailer frame. You can also determine the weight the trailer can handle by the diameter of the axle. Find your measurement in the following table of typical axle diameters: 1.5-inch diameter, 1,000 pounds 1.75-inch diameter, 2,000 pounds 2.375-inch diameter, 3,500 pounds 3-inch diameter, 6,000 pounds 3.5-inch diameter, 8,000 pounds 4-inch diameter, 9,000 pounds 5-inch diameter, 10,000 pounds Multiply the axle capacity by the number of axles to get the maximum load capacity for your utility trailer. Remember that no matter the capacity of the trailer you must have the correct trailer hitch in order to safely pull the trailer.


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A coupler is the connection point mounted on the trailer which connects the trailer to the vehicle.

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How big is the tongue on a double wide trailer?

Depends on who manufactured the trailer


Where is the vehicle identification number on a 1975 Wilderness trailer?

The vin is generally stamped into the trailer tongue frame or stamped on a metal plate that is welded to the trailer tongue frame.


What is a tongue or draw bar on a trailer or big rig?

Draw bar is a trailer attachment device. Tongue is the point on a pintle mounted trailer which attaches to a ball or clevice on the tow vehicle.


How do you measure trailer tongue weight?

at a public scales, weigh the vehicle without the trailer connected, connect the trailer and pull back on the scales leaving the trailer tires off the scale. The difference in the two weights is the tongue weight


What what percent of the Gross Trailer Weight Rating is the tongue rate of a trailer?

10-12%


Where is the vin located on a sportsman travel trailer?

On my 1999 M-2205 travel trailer, the VIN is etched into the tongue. Look on the tongue. It should be etched in.


What is tongue weight while towing a boat?

The tongue of the trailer presses down on the trailer hitch, and that is tongue weight. How hard it presses down is a function of the weight in front of the trailer wheels, and how much of the weight is not offset by the weight behind the wheels. If the tongue weight is too great, the rear of the towing vehicle goes down. Too light, and the boat trailer will swing side to side.


The tongue weight of a trailer should be what percent of the Gross Trailer Weight?

5 to 10 percentwhen are lights required to be istalled on a trailer


The tongue weight of a trailer should be what percent of the total of the boat motor trailer and gear?

5 to 15%


The tongue weight of a trailer should be what percent of the total weight of the boat motor trailer?

5 to 15


How should a boat and equipment be distributed on a trailer?

so that there is a bit more weight towards the tongue of the trailer.


The tongue weight of trailer should be what percent of the gross trailer weight rating?

5 to 10 percentwhen are lights required to be istalled on a trailer

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