Fulton HDPB230101 Fold-Away Bolt-On Hinge Kit for 2″ x 3″ Trailer Beam – up to 5,000 lb. GTW, Silver - 3" x 5" - 9,000 lb. GTW

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2" x 3" - 5,000 lb. GTW3" x 3" - 5,000 lb.GTW3" x 5" - 9,000 lb. GTW
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Fulton HDPB230101 Fold-Away Bolt-On Hinge Kit for 2" x 3" Trailer Beam - up to 5,000 lb. GTW, Silver

Fulton HDPB230101 Fold-Away Bolt-On Hinge Kit for 2" x 3" Trailer Beam - up to 5,000 lb. GTW, Silver

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Fulton Fold-Away Trailer Tongue Hinge Kit HDPB350101 HDPB330101 HDPB230101
Fulton Heavy Duty Fold Away Trailer Tongue Hinge Kit

Fulton Heavy Duty Fold-Away Bolt-On Trailer Tongue Hinge Kit

The Ideal Solution to Reduce Trailer Length for Storage in Garages, Shops, and other Restrictive Spaces

Fulton’s Fold-Away Bolt-On Hinge Kits convert standard trailer tongues to convenient fold-away configurations whilepreserving the existing coupler. Robust,die-cast steelhinge castings feature precision machining for smooth action at the pivot point. Attractive yetdurable zinc coating prevents rustand corrosion.Easy to install, bolt-on hinge kitincludes installation hardware and detailed instructions. Use withsteel tongues only.

Simple Installation with Standard Tools

If you can measure, cut, drill, and torque, you can install this kit. Engineered for hassle-free installation using tools you already have in your garage or shop.

Available in Multiple Sizes and Capacities


  • HDPB230101 – Fits 2″x3″ O.D. rectangular steel trailer tongues; 5,000lb. capacity

  • HDPB230101 – Fits 3″x3″ O.D. square steel trailer tongues; 5,000lb. capacity

  • HDPB230101 – Fits 3″x5″ O.D. rectangular steel trailer tongues; 9,000lb. capacity
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Fulton Fold-Away Hinge Kits Install Easily with Standard Tools (Sequence below not intended to replace installation instructions – always read and follow installation instructions included with kit)

Fulton Fold Away Trailer Tongue Hinge Kit Measure Mark

Fulton Fold Away Trailer Tongue Hinge Kit Cut

Fulton Fold Away Trailer Tongue Hinge Kit - Safety Chain Installation

Fulton Fold Away Trailer Tongue Hinge Kit Mark Drilling Points

Measure and Mark Cut Line

Measure from the center of coupler ball pocket the desired swing length back and mark. Be certain the mark is at least 5” from any obstruction (i.e. winch stand, jack bracket, etc.). Using a square, scribe a line around trailer tongue to indicate cut location.

Cut Trailer Tongue

Remove all wiring and brake lines from the trailer tongue so they are not cut or damaged during installation. Cut trailer tongue along scribe line, being certain to follow all safety and operating guidelines of products used. Remove sharp edges or burrs.

Install Safety Chains

Measure 4” from cut end of tongue and mark. Measure 1” up from bottom and mark. At line intersections, use centerpunch to mark drill locations for safety chain bolts. Drill to 1/2”. Secure safety chains using two 1/2” bolts and locknuts. Torque to 45 ft-lbs.

Mark Drilling Points

Place “male casting” on trailer tongue until tube meets the stops inside the casting making sure it is straight then secure with clamp. Use transfer punch to mark hole locations on trailer tongue, top and bottom. With centerpunch, expand locator marks for drilling.

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Fulton Fold Away Trailer Tongue Hinge Kit Drill Holes

Fulton Fold Away Trailer Tongue Hinge Kit Install bolts and Torque to Specifications

Fulton Fold Away Trailer Tongue Hinge Kit Connect Tongue to Trailer

Fulton Fold Away Trailer Tongue Hinge Kit Locking Pin

Drill Holes

Remove casting and drill 1/8” holes at centermarks. Be sure to drill square to the trailer tongue, one side at a time. Increase the 1/8” diameter holes to 1/4” holes then 3/8” then final 1/2″ diameter. Carefully remove metal shavings and burrs.

Install Hinge Castings

Replace male casting over trailer tongue then loosely attach the special shoulder bolts and flange nuts. Tighten all eight fasteners with 3/4” box end wrench and T55 Torx bit. Torque each shoulder bolt to 75 ft-lbs. Repeat process for swing tongue.

Connect Tongue to Trailer

Attach swing tongue to trailer tongue by mating castings together. Apply light grease to 5/8” pivot bolt. Secure through the castings with 5/8” locknut and torque to 50 ft-lbs. Pivot Swing tongue to ensure system works correctly.

Insert Locking Pin

Route trailer wiring through the trailer section and into the swing tongue. Reattach any ground wires removed during installation. Close swing tongue and lock into place with hinge pin. Ensure that the hairpin cotter is in place through the hinge pin.

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Product description

Size:2″ x 3″ – 5,000 lb. GTW

With more than 100 years of impeccable performance, the Fulton line of trailer jacks, winches, and couplers has become the industry standard for light and medium-duty trailering. Founded in 1911, Fulton has expanded its offerings and, when combined with a CPP hitch, can outfit your weekend at the lake.


Size

2" x 3" – 5,000 lb. GTW, 3" x 3" – 5,000 lb.GTW, 3" x 5" – 9,000 lb. GTW


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