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Old 09-30-2013, 05:45 PM   #11
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Somebody post a pic of your hitch with the second friction sway bar setup. I use 1 on the curb side but probably need another on the street side. I'd like to see someone else's before I do mine.
Only picture I have is of the hitch head with the trailer and wd bars in place, but the hitch has the sway control anchors on both sides of the hitch head. You have to turn the drivers side sway bar (removable part) upside down for it to fit.
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Old 09-30-2013, 06:10 PM   #12
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Curious, did your hitch come with the sway bar ball mounts on both sides or did you weld the driver's side on? I think I have seen sway bars that come left handed as well.
Another question; instead of turning it upside down, couldn't you just turn it facing backwards? Wouldn't it work the same way?
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Old 09-30-2013, 06:38 PM   #13
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Curious, did your hitch come with the sway bar ball mounts on both sides or did you weld the driver's side on? I think I have seen sway bars that come left handed as well.
Another question; instead of turning it upside down, couldn't you just turn it facing backwards? Wouldn't it work the same way?
Welded the extra mount on the hitch and no you cannot reverse the sway bar as the socket is 90 off. It is very easy to switch, just pull it out of the sway bar and rotate it 180 and slide it back in.
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Old 09-30-2013, 06:51 PM   #14
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As OldCoot said just turn the bar over for left hand usage. You can also remove the bolt and tension handle that holds the plate and turn it over, then the only difference would be the manufacturers name upside down Frank
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Old 09-30-2013, 06:53 PM   #15
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Curious, did your hitch come with the sway bar ball mounts on both sides or did you weld the driver's side on? I think I have seen sway bars that come left handed as well.
Another question; instead of turning it upside down, couldn't you just turn it facing backwards? Wouldn't it work the same way?
My hitch came with ball mounts on both sides. You will have to take the sway bar apart the front side will go on upside down and the back half will need to go on backwards. If you can find a left hand sway bar it will fit without any alterations.
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Old 09-30-2013, 07:12 PM   #16
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My hitch came with ball mounts on both sides. You will have to take the sway bar apart the front side will go on upside down and the back half will need to go on backwards. If you can find a left hand sway bar it will fit without any alterations.
Since I've been towing rv trailers (1975), I've never seen a left hand sway bar. Too easy to make a rh into a lh, I wouldn't really consider it as an alteration, just an assy change.
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As OldCoot said just turn the bar over for left hand usage. You can also remove the bolt and tension handle that holds the plate and turn it over, then the only difference would be the manufacturers name upside down Frank
On all of mine, that can't be done as the top bolt with the handle has always been 7/16-20 and the bottom bolt was a 3/8-16, but you could always re-tap if it was important and change the 3/8 with a 7/16. I just never bothered.
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Old 09-30-2013, 07:27 PM   #18
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Throw the extra sway bar on it. I travel that section of I-95 a couple times a year and once you approach Savannah heading south you will encounter cross winds off the coast. The cross winds plus big rigs will definitely make a second bar helpful. I used to keep a second bar just for I-95 to FL before I switched to the Andersen. When I installed the second bar I just flipped a standard bar because I could never find a left-hand specific sway bar.
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Picture of dual sway, just set parts in place without hooking up TV
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Hi All: I have a 2012 3001W Windjammer and tow with a Chevy 1500. I have a single friction sway on the unit at this time. I will be towing to Florida on 95 South and concerned about the Tractor trailers speeding past. I usually drive 55-60 while the trucks are always 70-75. I used single sway on my last 27 foot unit and had to watch the mirrors constantly for the trucks. Would adding another friction sway be overkill and would it be to restrictive or would it be a good addition?. Thanks in advance for the help; Frank
We have a 2012 30WFKSS V-Lite and have added the 2nd bar as we live in western North Dakota where 7 of every 10 vehicles is a semi truck, it has helped immensley with sway from the trucks and our wonderful North Dakota wind. You won't be sorry if you add it.
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