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Old 11-06-2006, 01:47 PM
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I had one of these custom fit to my hitch setup:



It secures the coupler to the hitch ball in the event of coupler failure, hitch ball nut failure and also secured from theft with a lock and visual deterrent.

http://www.durasafe-usa.com/guardian.htm


Also, I hook the trailer-brake break-away chain to a DIFFERENT part of the truck than the hitch. That way in case of catastrophic hitch failure, the break-away chain should still be attached to the truck, and will engage the brakes.

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Old 11-06-2006, 09:03 PM
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Gino ---- Not sure how noticable it was when I saw you at the Cig. booth in Lauderdale, but I was trying to stay as far away from you as possible.... I couldn't imagine what I would do if even 1% of your carma rubbed off on me!!!

Suggestion: Make an offering to the Gods (a reeeeally good one) - quickly!!!!!!!!

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I plan on making an offering! I have been looking for a virgin.
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Old 11-06-2006, 09:06 PM
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Originally Posted by LubeJobs42
I did notice that!!
I plan on making an offering! I have been looking for a virgin.
Too bad you live in South Florida, gonna have to hang at the elementary schools to find a virgin
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Originally Posted by LubeJobs42
Your exactly right! The truck is only to pull the boat!! The boat is whats important!!
Gino- What year Freightliner and which engine?

There are reports of many engine problems. Freightliner at one time bought engine components from CAT but assembled the engines themselves- many of these are dropping valvles at 175k miles or so. They also are very problematic, and CAT will NOTstand behind them- they didn't assemble them.

Know a guy who tows a big horse trailer got stuck in Tampa for a week & 1/2 waiting for a replacement engine.

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