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Old 07-12-15
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Exactly the same dynamic yaw forces are amplified and applied to the rear suspension of the tow vehicle. A LWB NW Pajero has a 2780mm wheel base with a 1355mm rear overhang to the rear side of the spare wheel, add 200mm tow tongue extension and you have a leverage factor of 156%. This means for ever 1 kg of tow ball download hitched up there is 1.56kgs of weight that must be carried and controlled by the rear suspension (if WDH is not used),



cheers, OJ.
and .56 kg less weight on the front wheels, ie 250 kg ball wight =140kg less on the front
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