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Old 05-15-2024, 09:39 AM   #1
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Want to replace 3 bolt receiver on 21ne trailer, buggered up clasp. Can you help ? Thx !
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Old 05-15-2024, 10:30 AM   #2
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A frame trailer coupler.
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Old 05-15-2024, 10:31 AM   #3
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I’d go with a bulldog hitch easier the hitch up n unhitch
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Old 05-15-2024, 12:02 PM   #4
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After further review the " A " part is welded on. Is it possible to change the clasp that locks on ball, that's where the problem is. I have to pound pin thru, because of bad alignment. Thx
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Old 05-15-2024, 12:34 PM   #5
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Mine doesnít always align very well either. It never has. Lubrication helps as does a gentle tug forward to make sure the ball is all the way forward in the hitch. Those two things go a long way to making the Brabber hitch easier to use. Otherwise grind it off and weld on a sleeve lock hitch. Iíll probably do that sometime, but itís not a high priority.
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Old 05-15-2024, 12:37 PM   #6
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BTW, Iím guessing the 3 bolts you are referring to are the ones that hold the tongue jack on. Thatís all they do.
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Old 05-15-2024, 12:51 PM   #7
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I just went out and laid under my coupler and looked up to see if it had an adjustment nut as some couplers of this style do. Mine does not. It fits well, so even if it did, I wouldnít adjust it. I have other couplers I have adjusted, but this is definitely one connection you want solid without play.
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Old 05-15-2024, 03:32 PM   #8
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Thanks BR

Thank you sir , I was on uneven ground our first time out ( 2021 ) , took pliers to the pin holder, wrong. I get get close then wrap it with rubber mallet. Oh well, lived with it this long.
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Old 05-15-2024, 04:08 PM   #9
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I find after unhitching and partially jacking I sometimes I have to run the truck forward 1/2" or so before I can release the saddle hitch. Ditto after dropping the hitch back on the ball, sometimes I have to pull forward a bit before the saddle will latch down correctly.
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I find after unhitching and partially jacking I sometimes I have to run the truck forward 1/2" or so before I can release the saddle hitch. Ditto after dropping the hitch back on the ball, sometimes I have to pull forward a bit before the saddle will latch down correctly.
Ours is similarly finicky. I like to check it by cranking the jack up and making sure the coupler lifts the truck. Need to lift it anyway, as that makes installing the Fastway E2 bars easy.
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