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Old 02 June 2013, 10:54   #1
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Trailer hitch torque

Hi gents. Any idea how much torque should be used on the bolts securing a hitch to a trailer drawbar?
The secondary connection has almost rusted through and it's secured on the same bolts. It's just one of 3 repairs that need doing after Friday!
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M12= 88lbft / 65Nm
M14 = 97lbft / 72Nm
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Snap (excuse the pun ) mine also broke at the w/e rusted through although i power wash after every use think i will renew every yr for peace of mind.
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Thanks Trailer Guy!
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