Originally Posted by adams1x
Hi... I was looking for some advice on trailer set up. I have recently changed my rib and the front end of the trailer is very light, lift up with a couple of fingers! Ideal for lifting onto a tow hitch but is there a negative to having it like this. My friend has suggested moving the wheels on the trailer forward to give a better balance.....what are the thoughts here, how is the perfect setup.....
Backwards. If the hitch is light, move the wheels back. Ideally, the tongue weight should be 5 to 10% of the total boat/trailer weight; too light and you may get trailer sway; too heavy and you'll be lifting the tow vehicles front wheels.
Sorry; posted after reading only the original post.