Maximum Weights for Receiver Air Shocker:
1,200 tongue weight 12,000 tow weight
Note: Always use a good hitch ball with the proper recommended tow weight.
Safety Notice: The Shocker Hitch is a heavy duty unit that in most cases exceeds factory receiver hitch weight capacities, therefore it is imperative that you always read and follow the tongue and towing weight recommendations of the receiver hitch that is mounted on your tow vehicle.
First you must compress the air bag. Do this by depressing air valve and pushing down on air bag.
Once the bag has been compressed, you can install the unit into the receiver tube. Next install hitch pin.
To Set Air:
Hook up trailer using properly selected ball adaptor and height adjustment in order to have a level trailer when loaded.
Next, inflate the air bag. As air pressure increases, the unit will rotate lifting the hitch point. Install enough air to lightly compress top bushing or until bump stop clearance is approximately 1/8".
1. When towing heavy trailers or trailers with high wind resistance it may be necessary to increase air pressure in the Shocker.
2. It is highly recommended that the hitch ball be greased to reduce wear and improve shocker action.
DO NOT TIGHTEN THE TOP BOLT, IT IS A LIMITER STOP ONLY.
Do not exceed 100 psi in the air bag, as it may damage the air bag.