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Old 05-23-2012, 01:12 PM   #1
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Backing-Up with Weight Distribution Hitch

I've read and heard in past discussions that you shouldn't back your TT up with a Reese Dual-Cam WDH. Besides the noisey creaking sounds, why not? Does the WDH make turning the wheel while backing less responsive?

I've got a tough driveway to back into, and I'm curious if pulling down the street past the driveway, releasing the torsion bars, and then backing in would make it better or worse?

Couldn't locate anythng on the subject n the Reese website....

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Old 05-23-2012, 01:46 PM   #2
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I backed mine for 6 years with no issues.
Just removed for tight turns

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Old 05-23-2012, 01:49 PM   #3
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Great question! I'll try taking the bars off to back off just to see if it's easier or the same
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Old 05-23-2012, 02:21 PM   #4
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In the 36+ yrs of using a wdh, I recall only one time of unlatching the torsion bars and that was when I was stuck @ a racetrack and wanted more weight on the rear wheels. Once I got out, hooked them back up. Never unhooked them unless we were thru towing and wanted to use the truck.
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