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Old 05-16-2014, 08:46 AM   #1
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Frustrated WDH setup...

Good morning everyone! I spent a few hours last night trying to really dial in my Curt WDH and I'm close. The dealer left me with my Rockwood 8327SS nose down and Savana 2500 van sagging in the rear a good bit. After watching the Curt towing products video I went out to the school parking lot and duplicated exactly what the video said. I measured all four corners of the TV and leveled the TT tongue. I put the ball 2 1/2" above the ball receiver. I placed my spring bars level and lifted them in place. Once I took the tongue jack up I remeasured. So as it stands the TV is about 1 1/4" nose up and the TT is ever so slightly nose down...its almost level. Looking to bring the nose of the van down. We have a trip to Myrtle Beach the end of June and I really want to get it dialed in. Raise the ball higher? Any suggestions?

Oh, and the picture has the TT looking nose high, but that's an illusion.
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Old 05-16-2014, 09:21 AM   #2
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What type of (Sway control) is on the (Curt WDH)? Youroo!!
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Old 05-16-2014, 09:25 AM   #3
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It's a Draw-Tite sway bar, standard trunion to A frame setup.
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Since the TV is slightly nose up & the TT is slightly nose down you should just need to go to the next link in the chain to add more tension to the trunion bars. This should bring the the tv back end up a little and level up the whole rig.
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With (7) people in the Van and a (34+) trailer you might want to use more S/C than (1) friction bar. You seem to be good on your W/D but S/C is important also! Youroo!!
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mlong, the next link down, as in bring the spring bars up higher?
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With (7) people in the Van and a (34+) trailer you might want to use more S/C than (1) friction bar. You seem to be good on your W/D but S/C is important also! Youroo!!
Today was my first time with this TT on the freeway and it truly tracked beautifully. It has significantly less sway and bump than my old Puma 30kfbds. I will probably run it as is for a bit before deciding on additional S/C.
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mlong, the next link down, as in bring the spring bars up higher?
Yes, that's what I had to do with WDH (Blueox Sway Pro) after loading with equipment. The dealer had it set up fine for the drive home but, after adding items to the front storage compartment I had to adjust by bringing the tension bars up. That evened everything out. I just made a one link adjustment for mine.
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I'll try it tonight, thanks mlong!
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Old 05-16-2014, 10:38 AM   #10
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If you can't get the satisfaction from the WDH that you want, you might also look at the Roadmaster Active Suspension, for the back of the van. I used e250 Ford vans for work vehicles, and always found them lacking enough spring in the back.
I would think with the combination of the WDH setup, and the RAS, that you should be happy, happy, happy.

I've had the RAS on two vans, and two pickups, and can't say enough good things about it.
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