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Old 04-17-2012, 08:53 PM   #1
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Equalizer Hitches & Sway Control

We've read so much about the Equalizer Hitches on the forum and so we are considering purchasing either the E2 or the 4-point Equalizer hitch for our new RV. With either of these hitches is an additional friction sway control needed.

Thanks in advance for the help.
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Old 04-17-2012, 09:00 PM   #2
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No, the sway control is integrated in the design. The 4 pt will provide more sway control of course. Unless you're towing something less than 24', I'd recommend the 4 pt over the 2 pt...can't have too much sway control.

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Old 04-17-2012, 09:16 PM   #3
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I currently have the reese dual cam hitch witch I'am not having any problems with other then it seems harder to hook up then the Equalizer and was considering switching to the Equalizer for my new TT . Does any buddy have any opinions on this? Or is one better than the other
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I've never owned the Reese dual cam...people post on here that they work well. I don't think that the Equali-z-er is $500 better...that's what it will cost you at minimum to change.

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Old 04-17-2012, 10:08 PM   #5
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I'm agree with Dave. Since you have a good hitch, why spend $500 on another one......unless you can get your dealer to throw it in on the deal.
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Old 04-17-2012, 10:28 PM   #6
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I use the Equalizer 4 pt. system and love it other than it is noisy at low speed towing/turning. Several dealers and tech guys at Camping World tell me that means the system is working as designed.
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Old 04-18-2012, 08:40 PM   #7
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You can quite the Equil-i-zer with a set of "Sway Bracket Jackets". They really quiet the hitch down. I use them on my hitch and now I don't the "what the ??" stares when I pull into camp sites and gas stations.
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Old 04-18-2012, 09:20 PM   #8
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We just have the E2 on our Lacrosse and it has been great. Towing has been a very pleasant experience. i think alot depends on your tow vehicle also.
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I've never used one of these. I would like to see how it feels. My camper is pretty small for my truck though and I'm used to pulling around 14,000 pound plus tractors and 18,000 pounds plus of hay so the camper feels like nothing after pulling those around.
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IMy camper is pretty small for my truck
O boy, that's understating it

You're going to feel very little.

The biggest difference between your trailer and the heavy tractor you used to tow will be the general wind resistance and heavy cross winds. You'll see what I mean. Not that you'll have any problems, but you will feel it.
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