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The balls that retract at the end of my pins have become frozen from corrosion. Can someone help me with a source to purchase new pins? 

 

 2016 Legacy Elite II, Twin Beds, Hull #124

Tow Vehicle: 2019 Ford F250 4x4  / Short Bed / Crew Cab / 6.7 Diesel

 

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I have this part bookmarked from another thread, but looking at it, this isn’t the right size (mine measure ⅜” dia x 3” usable length). But it might be a good starting point for you - 

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B002GPHTCO/?coliid=I2Y5QJ660U7Z3K&colid=31WMH4OIBNQFP&psc=1&ref_=lv_ov_lig_dp_it

If you do find the right part, please post a link; I need to order a few myself.

Edit - this looks like a pretty good source: 

https://www.mcmaster.com/stainless-steel-quick-release-hitch-pins/

The full stainless ones aren’t at all cheap, but hopefully you’d only have to buy them once. 

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Fastenal has the Monroe/vlier at around $26. $20 if you have a wholesale account, and buy online. 

We have similar t-handle pins on our 2008. Glad we haven't lost one, at that price.

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2008 Oliver Elite, Hull #12
 

 

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Thanks guys,

Good sources. Since my pins were frozen due to corrosion (north west costal salt air) I ordered the hi-grade 18-8 stainless. OUCH!! VERY SPENDY!!  they cost more than the pins you had marked.  Hopefully getting the good stuff will prove to be a good value long term.   They are on order from McMaster-Car. 

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 2016 Legacy Elite II, Twin Beds, Hull #124

Tow Vehicle: 2019 Ford F250 4x4  / Short Bed / Crew Cab / 6.7 Diesel

 

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9 minutes ago, taylor.coyote said:

 They are on order from McMaster-Car. 

Their website is most user-friendly,  I think.

You can define diameter and useable length/grip.

A little more expensive,  but definitely easier to use 

Plus, I trust their specs 

I've also used fastenal, locally, for hard to find fasteners and hardware. 

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2008 Ram 1500 4 × 4

2008 Oliver Elite, Hull #12
 

 

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Probably too late now but putting a WD-40 or rust remover on the balls and moving thme with a screw driver or other tool would loosen them up so they work fine. Try it and save the pins for spares.

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2018 Oliver Elite II, Hull #354 | 2018 RAM 1500 Rebel 4 x 4, 5.7 Hemi

 

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I'd personally use a bit of silicon spray vs wd40, but, yes. Lubing could help.

We've never done anything with ours , that I can remember. 

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2008 Ram 1500 4 × 4

2008 Oliver Elite, Hull #12
 

 

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good suggestion for the wd40...  Was able to save one of the pins but the other is toast. I'll end up with two new pins and a backup

 

 

 2016 Legacy Elite II, Twin Beds, Hull #124

Tow Vehicle: 2019 Ford F250 4x4  / Short Bed / Crew Cab / 6.7 Diesel

 

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