Tongue weight is important for the enjoy- ment of pulling atrailer. This type of trailer needs a minimum of 400 pounds at thetongue. More is better. Use all you can stand without overloading therear of the tow vehicle. Bathroom scales work for this. Use two of themwith a 2x4 across. This will give you 600 pounds of scale capacity. Besure to level the trailer, and then move the car until the correctweight is reached. It is a good idea to weld in an angle-iron stop sothe car is always in the same place.