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post #11 of 14 Old 12-13-2016 Thread Starter
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XD hahahaha that wad awesome Nooby!

Don't be so modest! I know that wss you ;P
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As Nooby said the 2" ball is a standard size for many towing applications. The 2" also refers to hitch and receiver size which is
2" x 2" . Also if trailer lights are LED you will need adapter plug to make lights work.
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Few things:

2" receiver
2" receiver bar/pipe/ball mount/hitch
2" ball

The receiver is the square hole on your vehicle (2") or metric equivalent.

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Go to your friendly UHaul dealer...they'll set you up with the tow bar, 2" ball, light adaptor. Then rent something from them and try pulling it around town for half a day...you'd be in and out for under 75 bucks. Shorter wheelbase UHaul box trailers can be a PIA to maneuver...find an open lot and figure out the mechanics of reversing. If you can master it with a small UHaul, you can do it with anything.

Get some nice shackles and a weighty enough tow strap and keep them near the spare tire for emergency good samaritan work.
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