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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-04-2006, 04:55 AM Thread Starter
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First Timer, Got Questions

Going to give it a try. There is a local pull coming up in September. I need to know a few things.

How strong does the hitch have to be? I see the ring I need, but what about the base to attach it too.

Is there a height the hitch needs to be or just as high as possible?

If I start out in low, either drive or 2nd seem to be my two choices. But do I build boost and if so, how much?

Do I lock the front hubs or leave them in auto?

Any other pointers would be helpful. Thanks.

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lock your boost is a must...umm im using a clevis on my receiver hitch...but not sure on the hitch heith....umm if its an automatic start in first and shift you way up to second ect.....low side you need to be in that....hope i was some help theres plenty of other guys that can help ya

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26 inches or lower, i would reccomend spooling 8-10lbs of boost in drive and just giving it hell
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Can't help you with any info on pulin, other than give it all your truck has, and have a blast. Just had to say that ridin with Robert on a pull in Longmont was a blast.....Thanks Robert!!!!
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