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Old 10-04-2013, 08:28 PM   #41
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CW only had 1 bar remaining, a right hand. Bought it and will install tomorrow.
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Old 10-05-2013, 10:25 PM   #42
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Install was simple. Look forward to trying it out this Thursday when we head out.
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Old 10-05-2013, 10:52 PM   #43
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Install was simple. Look forward to trying it out this Thursday when we head out.
Tighten both sides down TIGHT! If they don't make some noise when you turn, they are not tight enough. You may have to tighten the bolt opposite the tightening handle a turn. If you do, loosen the handle and then tighten the bolt and then re-tighten the handle. One a couple of mine, I had to take the bolt out and grind the nut down to be able to tighten the bolt a little more.
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Old 10-05-2013, 11:36 PM   #44
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Old 10-05-2013, 11:42 PM   #45
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Better buy, sway bar made just like more expensive ones.
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Old 10-06-2013, 08:23 PM   #46
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Tighten both sides down TIGHT! If they don't make some noise when you turn, they are not tight enough. You may have to tighten the bolt opposite the tightening handle a turn. If you do, loosen the handle and then tighten the bolt and then re-tighten the handle. One a couple of mine, I had to take the bolt out and grind the nut down to be able to tighten the bolt a little more.

Thanks. Yeah, the first one grunts and groans like a old defensive lineman.
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Old 11-04-2013, 12:49 PM   #47
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I've been using two sway controls since 2006 when I went from a 5,000# to a 6,000# TT. Read on another forum that when you go 6,000# or above it is recommended to use the second bar. I like many others just used a RH and flipped the inside bar over to make it LH. Works great. and like they said get it as tight as possible. And when you back up, just loosen it up and you will be fine.
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Right now I'm working on putting a 2nd sway bar on my Vlite. Still had one that I had used for the first 13 years and had replaced. Just have to pull the bar out and flip it over. The writing on the side of the lever part will be upside down but I don't (really) care. A new(left handed) one will have to go on the wish list. I'll see how that works and then look at the AirTabs. I've personally never seen them except the picture OC provided.
Got back a week or so ago from a 1,000+ round trip with the "new" sway bar on the street side of the hitch. I still get some pull/push when trucks pass me but not to the extreme I was getting. I feel like the TT tracks better and there is NO tail wag that I was getting before. I think the truck likes it too because I didn't sense that it was working as hard as it was. And I am not as tired because I don't feel like I was driving a team of mules! Should have done this way before now! I still think a new sway bar would make a great Christmas gift, for me.
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When attaching the ball plate to the trailer frame, better to weld it on or bolt it on these lightweight frames?
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When attaching the ball plate to the trailer frame, better to weld it on or bolt it on these lightweight frames?
I bolted both of mine on and then just tack welded each one in two places to keep them from loosening.
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