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08-27-2007, 09:54 PM
Anyone know the tongue weight of an 05 LSV with single axle trailer? Looking to buy a trailer hand dolly. Found 1 in Northern Tool for $29.99 but don't know if 600 lb capacity will be enough.

08-28-2007, 07:31 AM
A good rule of thumb should be between 5% and 10% of total weight of the loaded trailer for calculating tongue weight, i.e., 4000# trailer loaded should have no more than 400# tongue weight.
Less than 5% or more than 10% starts to present towing problems like swaying.
Hope this helps