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Author Topic:   tongue wieght ?
holeshot
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 119
posted November 12, 2004 08:46 PM  
I just got an older trailer 21 feet total with a box on the front that I dont like that much so I am going to rebuild it so I can fit all my tools. right now with the trailer loaded with all my tools and car the tongue wieght is 975 lb that seems like alot to me. what should it be?


HAULER
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 7
posted November 28, 2004 12:06 AM  
[QUOTE]Originally posted by holeshot:
[B]I just got an older trailer 21 feet total with a box on the front that I dont like that much so I am going to rebuild it so I can fit all my tools. right now with the trailer loaded with all my tools and car the tongue wieght is 975 lb that seems like alot to me. what should it be?

450lbs

bigcityracer
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 431
posted November 28, 2004 07:15 PM  
quote:
Originally posted by holeshot:
I just got an older trailer 21 feet total with a box on the front that I dont like that much so I am going to rebuild it so I can fit all my tools. right now with the trailer loaded with all my tools and car the tongue wieght is 975 lb that seems like alot to me. what should it be?


Tongue weight should be 10% of total trailer weight, but not less.


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