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Drive axle weight question

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I recently returned from a 1600 mile trip with my 26' enclosed car carrier with a 4700 lb vehicle.I have the Reece equalizer setup and is adjusted to all the right heights and specs.It pull's fine and does not "wiggle" but it gives you an uneasy feeling when being passed.Not just semi's but small vehicles also.
Here are the numbers;
Truck is an 06' F-250 4x4 Longbed 10k gvw on factory LT 275/65 20 tires.Steer axle is 4860lbs and drive is 3300 lbs.
Loaded w/ trailer: steer is 4760 lbs drive 4280 lbs and trailer is 8460 lbs.Do I have enough weight on the drive?
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12k rating on the bars.I only have one link hanging on the chain.
Triler tires are at 65psi max load range c.Truck I have 80 front and 70 rear.I guess I could try moving the loaded vehicle more forward for more tongue weight.Thank's.
Thanks for the advice.I pull the vehicle in.I will try bringing it more forward one foot at a time and measure the tongue weight,also will adjust the tire pressure.
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