Originally Posted by herk7769
Important question! Side to side means the ape who installed them did not use a torque wrench to set the sway drag. Up and down is OK (provided the hitch was set up properly) and use the tongue jack to "unload" the hitch so you can swing the bars onto the shelf brackets.
Yes, side to side. I had to use a hammer to break the bolts lose (ape installed). I torqued them back to 45 foot lbs and greased the friction area. I will be hooking up later this week and will let you know how it works now.