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			Sliding Fifth Wheel - 




Fifth wheel mounted to a mechanism that allows it to be moved back and forth for the purpose of adjusting the distribution of weight on the tractor's axles. Also provides the capability to vary vehicle combination lengths. 









 Sliding Fifth Wheel

 Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)





	
	
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