I ripped this from another site.
This guy's half ton can haul anything.
WNY wrote:You really want to see some "Heavy haulers", we ship some of our equipment with these trucks....amazing how they can maneuver them in/around our plant. We have one sitting outside our plant waiting to pick up a unit....
Razzler wrote:Class lll Hitch Install
Wouldn't you love to see how the trip went, reckon he ended up doin' some off roadin' somewhere Check the 'hills' in the background.
She's hitched up and ! ready t o roll!! Amazin' how the extra weight smoothes out the ride.Needed to air up the rear tires a bit ('bout 160 psi).
Added some heavy-duty chain for extra support on the tailgate, (note the 'Heavy-Duty 'S' hooks to attach the chain) Also paid-up for some BIG 5/16 sheet metal screws to attach the frame to the tailgate.
Yep, prob ably overkill, but didn't want the possibi lity of having an axerdent!
Most of the time was spent on the front porch whittling down that MASSIVE 4x4 to fit precisely into the ball mount receiver.
Note: The 14'x14' piece of 3/8' plywood on the underside of the tailgate to distribute the load more evenly.
'YOU CAN'T BE TOO SAFE, Y'ALL !!'. B'gosh it costs a little more, but jeez, you just can't be too safe.