wlooper89 wrote:My hitch ball came with instructions to torque the nut to 200 ft. lbs. My solution was to turn the ball mount 90 degrees and insert it into the hitch receiver. As the wrench is about a foot long and I weigh about 200 lbs., I simply stood on the end of the wrench to torque the nut. I try to remember to check the nut and lock washer every trip but it is easy to forget. So far I have not found the nut and lock washer coming loose.
That is a good idea,, i was reading this thread and dollar signs were running though my head about how much a torque wrench was going to cost and well your idea makes sense!
I now have an excuse to remain 255lbs light till i get this build done!