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Old 04-13-2015, 10:17 AM   #11
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Oh...I just saw you have a 2.5" receiver. That very well may be 1800 lbs WC. I don't know. You should confirm. But either way, I'd go with the WDH, especially since you already have it.

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Old 04-13-2015, 10:21 AM   #12
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I bought the same rig and will use the WDH for any long hauls I do, but for a quick 90 minutes trip, i find I don't need them. I did set up my hitch to use them though, if for no other reason then the Sway control attachement.

I also realized that the 2500 has integrated sway control this weekend, but will still always put the bar on for that

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Old 04-13-2015, 10:48 AM   #13
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Originally Posted by Crockett View Post
WD reduces porpoising where the front bounces over bumps.
That was my experience.
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Old 04-14-2015, 01:22 PM   #14
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Do I even need WD bars now?

Never had em so don't have any experience with them. My TV is a 2000 F350 4door long bed. Initially I towed my ulsbs275 with a tongue weight of around 2000lbs on the hitch that came with the truck and except for one windy day had no issues. Then I discovered the factory hitch was rated at 500 lbs TW and 5000lbs Tow 8-O I upgraded to a new hitch rated for 2550 TW and 17,000 tow. Truck n Trailer are level even with the Airbags at 5psi, but for hi way driving I keep the bags at 60-65psi and the cruise control at 65mph. Smooth sailing thus far.
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Old 04-14-2015, 02:42 PM   #15
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smooth sailin' I guess...thats a friggin' land yacht. Longer the wheel base, the less imperative the WD. Why?...less mechanical advantage on the front end by the Tongue Weight
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Old 04-14-2015, 07:48 PM   #16
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I guess I will try a short pull to see how it rides. I do have two sway bars that I can use to control sway if it needs it

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