flipping drop hitch upside down

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by MIlawncareservice, Apr 2, 2009.

  1. MIlawncareservice

    MIlawncareservice LawnSite Member
    Messages: 15

    so i put a 5.25" drop hitch on upside down to lower rear of trailer a few inches. seems to haul good with no problems. loaded trailer will never exceed 2000lbs do you guys see a problem with doing this?
  2. TXNSLighting

    TXNSLighting LawnSite Fanatic
    from DFW, TX
    Messages: 6,464

    No, its very common for people to do this.
  3. IdealLawnCare

    IdealLawnCare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 160

    A drop hitch is also a riser hitch
  4. azlelawncare

    azlelawncare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 8

    Ditto.... no problem with doing that. I have done it for years.

    STIHL GUY LawnSite Fanatic
    from CT
    Messages: 5,226

    i have seen that a bunch of times its a good idea

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