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Old 07-11-2014, 01:02 PM   #1
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Air cushioned suspension receiver hitch

any one have any experience with one of the air cushioned suspension receiver hitch? We get alot of bounce while towing our TT and wonder if this would help.
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Old 07-11-2014, 01:32 PM   #2
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Do you have any reference links to this product?
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Old 07-11-2014, 01:56 PM   #3
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Receiver Hitch, Hitches | Trailer Hitch, Hitches

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Old 07-11-2014, 01:57 PM   #4
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Old 07-11-2014, 02:05 PM   #5
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This one would definitely not work with a wdh.
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Old 07-11-2014, 02:09 PM   #6
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i have never seen one of these in action, or have been able to talk to any one that uses one to see if they do work / worth the money.
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Old 07-11-2014, 02:18 PM   #7
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Installing air bags on your TV should also improve the ride once you determine what pressure you need.

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Old 07-11-2014, 04:07 PM   #8
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What TV and trailer do you have?
Are you using a properly sized WDH?
Often, I believe bounce (or "porpoising" if that's what you have) is caused by using a WDH that is right at or over it's weight capacity. The springs are not stiff enough to dampen out the oscillation, so they act like the springs that they are.

This system seems to be the right complement, just like automotive shocks complement automotive springs. But not sure it's worth whatever they cost if a spring-bar upgrade would do the trick.
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I've used air ride fifth wheels and goosenecks but never a bumper hitch. Interesting
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I designed one and the guys at the shop built one for our race car hauler back in the 90s and retired just a few years ago. We had a bus, shorted, and modded out. Since a friend was breaking tongues off his trailer with his MDT setup, we decided to build a setup to not break off tongues. Added a shock absorber and it worked flawlessly until the rig was sold.
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