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Can 36 TorkLift Cannon Hitch Extension For 3 Inch Ford Hitch Tow 6,500 lb Boat & Trailer

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i have 2021 f450 dually will have 2009 Lance 992 in the bed and want top tow my boat behind the boat weighs 6500 lb will this do the give me worry free towing ? if not which extension ?

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Yes it will, so long as you also use weight distribution, as the extension has a maximum capacity of 3,600 lbs towing/360 lbs tongue weight without weight distribution, but 7,200 lbs towing/720 lb tongue weight when used with weight distribution.

Assuming 6,500 lbs is the combined weight of your boat and trailer, here is exactly what you will need:

- TorkLift Cannon Hitch Extension - 3" Ford Super Duty Factory Hitch - 36" Long # TLE1636

- TorkLift Wiring Harness Extension # TLW6036

- Reese Weight Distribution System # RP66541

- 2" Hitch Ball # A-90 or 2-5/16" Hitch Ball # 19286

The correct hitch ball will depend on the size of your trailer's coupler, and I also wanted to mention that you may need a pole-tongue adapter if your boat trailer is one with a straight tongue. What you would need for that is the Reese Pole-Tongue Adapter for Weight Distribution Systems # RP58393.

This will work so long as your boat trailer does not have a swing-away tongue, as pole-tongue adapters are not compatible with that type of tongue.

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