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Old 08-20-2013, 04:50 PM   #11
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I believe to un hook and re hook you can take tension of the springs and chains by simply raising the tongue of the trailer and releasing the triangular plate off the bottom... so the video shows...
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Old 08-20-2013, 04:51 PM   #12
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I had near the same setup as you - see my sig line - and I didnt like the Andersen and sold it. A quarter turn of the bushings made a huge difference in ride and I could never get more than 50% of the weight lost back on the front axle. I set mine up on a CAT scale over several passes. In order to get that 50% weight back up I had to compress the bushings to their max, around 3/4", and they were bulging badly. I spoke with Andersen a few times about it and they eventually told me that the setup just wont work for me. Even offered me a partial refund on my purchase but I sold it for more than that.

I will say the ride was nice when dialed in. No grease was great. It was quiet and lightweight. Hookup and unhooking was no faster than a regular setup. Wish it would have worked out but it just didnt for me.

I would be curious what you scale at since we have near twin setups.
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Old 08-20-2013, 05:25 PM   #13
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When I hook up I crank the tension chains to 6 threads showing, much like counting links in the chain. I do find the hook up to be a little faster than my old wd hitch but I also had a friction bar which is not needed on the Andersen. I have not put it in a scale but front fender height is unchanged tt attached to tv vs no tt. Steering much improved but the sway and bouncing are virtually gone and that is the biggest plus for me.
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Old 08-20-2013, 08:57 PM   #14
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That is great that it is working for you. I really wanted to like it but I hated the way the truck drove with a light front end. I tried a few different tweaks and it would not work for me.
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Old 08-20-2013, 09:36 PM   #15
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What did you end up going with?
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Old 08-20-2013, 09:39 PM   #16
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Blue Ox Swaypro. Love it other than the physical weight.
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