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Old 09-21-2014, 10:30 AM   #41
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Yes they are on my trailer brackets, and no issues at all with the L-pins that hold the WD bars onto the brackets. They just slip on from the bottom and drop onto the L portion.

Factory did say however, that you need the new style L-pin that has the flip down spring loaded wire (snap L-pin). The older style L-pin that used cotter pins won't work with the bracket jackets.

We'll be camping again this weekend, and I'll upload some pics and also report on noise reduction and any noticeable effect on sway reduction.
When I bought my jackets this past spring it was the opposite in that the jackets could only be used with the old style L-pin and not the newer snap L-pin. At the time the factory said they were tryingto come up with something that would work with both but weren't sure if/when they would have something.
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Old 09-21-2014, 03:39 PM   #42
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Here are the new style snap-L pins and the new jackets. They just slip on from the bottom.

They do reduce noise but not eliminate it. No noticeable difference in sway control at all.

I would recommend them.
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Old 09-21-2014, 07:23 PM   #43
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Thanks for posting your review and pics. I will order a set in the morning. We are heading out again on 3 weeks
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Old 09-22-2014, 02:21 PM   #44
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Those jackets look identical to what I was sent for the older L pin.
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Old 09-22-2014, 02:37 PM   #45
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Not sure what they changed, but their factory support made sure to ask if I had the new snap-L pins so they could ship the correct jackets.
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Old 09-22-2014, 02:53 PM   #46
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Here are the new style snap-L pins and the new jackets. They just slip on from the bottom.

They do reduce noise but not eliminate it. No noticeable difference in sway control at all.

I would recommend them.
I think these jackets should have been L shaped. That would eliminate metal on metal on the side, also.
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Old 09-22-2014, 03:12 PM   #47
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Those jackets are different than the originals that I have. It looks like they narrowed the "fork" end, so that the wireform can fit around it. It other words, the width shown where the spring bar rests used to extend all the way out to the end where the wireform is. Now, they have trimmed/narrowed that area.

My current jackets would not work. But with these pictures, perhaps I could take a dremel tool to my jackets, and make them work. The area where the spring bars actually rest remain unchanged, and well-supported.
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So I have a question for those that own the equalizer hitch. While the tension bars arr in place are you able to fully release the latch for the hitch ball? I'm not saying to disconnect the hitch but simply pull the this ball release from underneath the hitch ball as if you were going to lift the trailer off the hitch ball and then re engage the hitch ball latch.
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