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lakeside013104

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Posted: 09/10/13 01:36pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I am forever picking up my Teflon disc off the ground after unhitching. I tried super gluing it onto the 5er, but that didn’t work. The fingers holding it onto the pin have spread somewhat, so no longer hold the disc in place like they did when it was new. How do others keep their disc attached to their 5er? Thank you.

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I just use a teflon spray no need for the disc.

How about a wire tie or something thicker around the kingpin , would it keep the disc from dropping.

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I have to say mine has never fallen off the camper. Mine is worn well and of course broken off in the front from too many hookups when i was not even and still is holding well. I dont recall the brand of mine, but got it at camping world


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Just bend it a little

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Pound the fingers with a hammer and flatten down


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Posted: 09/10/13 01:43pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Put it on a steel surface and hit the center teeth with a hammer, that will spread them out and it will hold like when new.

Or, wrap a thin strip of duct tape around the pin.


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I replace mine twice a year. I always take it off when the 5er is in for service. Fork Lifts/tractors used to move it around service bays always seem to destroy the disc. Beyond that concern, twice yearly renewal seems to work.

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TennesseeBob wrote:

Pound the fingers with a hammer and flatten down

x2.
Or just get a new one, they are not expensive.

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I used a large tie wrap from Home Depot and it works great!

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Mine kept falling off. Put some duct tape around the inside of the disk. Seems to be working.


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