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Old 06-12-2017, 07:57 AM   #1
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Hitch tighteners?

Do you recommend these? A specific brand? Before I moved up to a motor home my truck hitch was showing some wear from carrying around a travel trailer. Do these eliminate that wear?
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Old 06-12-2017, 09:27 AM   #2
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I can only speak for myself, but yes. I pull our boat on a regular basis and the hitch will rattle like crazy without a tightener. Receivers aren't made to very close tolerances since they have to deal with a lot of dirt and crud. Having a tightener takes the slop out of the hitch and makes for a better towing experience.
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Old 06-12-2017, 01:09 PM   #3
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I second what SuperD wrote. I have to use a combo 2" drop and bike rack hitch receiver so I use 2 tighteners. Pulling a toad, handling is better with the hitch tighteners.
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Old 06-12-2017, 01:13 PM   #4
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Looks like a "yes" on the hitch tightners, but with a million choices out there, what have you used that works?
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Old 06-12-2017, 01:16 PM   #5
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Link to the ones I ordered on Amazon. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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Old 06-12-2017, 09:20 PM   #6
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I've used several variations of hitch clamp anti rattle devices and ^^^ that style just posted is my favorite simple and most effective solution.
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Old 06-12-2017, 09:44 PM   #7
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They should as they minimize movement of the hitch components.
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