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post #7 of Old 11-04-2008
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hello, jeff here. you can find out your trailer weight by taking it to weight scales, most times if you simply ask politely they will weight it for you. on your trailer registration you should have info about capacity. if not there try the manufacture tag. 3 axels are great if they are rated at the weight you are gonna pull for ex. 3 axels at 3500# = 10500 subtract the weight of your trailer (3 axel bumperpull could be up to and more than 2000#s) 3 axels at 7000 each makes it much greater capacity. so just do your math. some trucks have tire min sizes to handle the loads check the truck manufacture sticker.....last but not least if your not sure just contact the dot and ask what their requirements are. hmmmm one more thing you might want to consider is checking the bearings before you go as they are no fun to replace while your boat is loaded....i take a complete new set including seal with me when i pull mine.
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