View Full Version : breakaway tongue installation

02-27-2008, 09:51 AM
I Have a 2000 Maristar 230 with the OEM trailer and I want to install the swival (breakaway tongue) . Has anyone done one , where do you find them . cost and installation comments, and do you have pictures. Thanks

88 PS190
02-27-2008, 09:56 AM
there have been a few threads about it here, trailer part suppliers sell the parts, you cut the trailer and weld part of it to the trailer, then you attach the folding portion to the cut off.


east tx skier
02-27-2008, 10:00 AM
Sodar had a thread about it. I think the company he used was pivithitch.


88 PS190
02-27-2008, 10:00 AM
I had one on a different trailer and HATED it. The mounting point made the bowstop too far forwards, the trailer then gained too much tongue weight and towed like crap. So make sure if you install one that the pivot is mounted where it won't change the bow stop posistion.

02-27-2008, 10:02 AM
If you read this thread, it has ALL the info you could want. I spent some time with my responses. If you have any questions, let me know!