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Old 02-06-2015, 03:58 PM   #1
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Trail air hitch

How many lbs of air pressure do you use in the bladder of the hitch when towing.
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Old 02-06-2015, 04:12 PM   #2
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depends on which rv and how much tongue weight you have
each of us have found a comfortable setting through trial and error...

A trend I've seen is that most of us run LESS than what would be in there if we aired up to what the arrow decal calls for...

ours was just too hard when set according to their suggestion and all the shock was transferred to the truck...

you don't want it too soft or too hard for your load... which could change (a bit) each tow depending on how many shoes the wife loads

start with it connected and aired up to about 1/2 inch below the arrow tips -- iirc, that was about 60 psi for me ??? but again, depends on your tongue weight and the push/pull of your setup....

i.e. have found after I pull a bit, it may need adjusting because I aired it up when not connected or not in the 'normal' towing position....

Sorry, that's not a definitive answer, but it is correct
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Sort of a trial and error. Well depend on the TV setup and how much weight is on the pin. We've heavy in the pin with a stock suspension dually so I run 85 to 90 Lbs, but other run much less.
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Does anyone know the rating of the actual bag? You should be around 50% +/- of that number, and then fine tune for your specific ride.
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Does anyone know the rating of the actual bag? You should be around 50% +/- of that number, and then fine tune for your specific ride.
I believe the bags are rated for 100psi
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Old 02-10-2015, 05:27 PM   #6
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Dave is right, I spoke to them and they said max 100 psi, but if you put that much - whew it will be a rock --- I just measured mine and it's @ 55 psi and rides about 1/2 inch below arrow tips...
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Our Dealer had our maxed out and I didn't even notice for a couple of days - it rode high and terrible. Finally looked out the mirror and it dawned on me I need to adjust it down to the arrow. Too many things spinning through my head at the time.
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Has anyone had any problems with the air pressure reducing over time when the rig is parked and not being used?
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Yep. Always recheck and add air after sitting long term (2 to 6 months). Doesn't need alot, but some to bring it back up to the pressure we tow at.
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Very nice thank you
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