Weight on a bar calculations?

by Renegade_Azzy

Working on a project for a hitch mounted tire carrier. It will fold down and retract. Being my intent is for offroad applications, and tires get big and heavy, I dont want to overload a class3 hitch. How can I figure out my max load when extended?

Posted on Apr 13, 2012, 5:57 AM

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  1. figure out the torque.... sniper1rfa, Apr 13, 2012
  2. Calculate moments and lever arms. . .. Maker of Toys, Apr 13, 2012
    1. I think I get what you guys are saying..... Renegade_Azzy, Apr 13, 2012
      1. the ball. Maker of Toys, Apr 13, 2012
        1. Thanks! (I love this forum) nt. Renegade_Azzy, Apr 13, 2012
          1. I just read through my response. Maker of Toys, Apr 13, 2012

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