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Old 07-04-2014, 04:05 PM   #21
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Not at all, we live in "Hawkeye land" too, and have been putting trailers behind our truck or cars behind a motorhome since 1992. I guess thats why they"re called TRAVEL TRAILERS! Good luck on getting the towing issue under control. Lot's of smart folks here to give you great info and assistance!
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Old 07-04-2014, 04:08 PM   #22
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oh great to hear that! And yes this group is AWESOME! Will let you know what we figure out
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Old 07-04-2014, 04:12 PM   #23
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I agree with oc. You need to lower the front of the trailer.
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Old 07-04-2014, 08:01 PM   #24
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we do carry firewood in the back of the truck along with kids bikes should we not be doing that? And once we get the hitch lowered and fix this sway problem would it be a bad decision to put a bike rack on back of trailer? any other idea's for carrying bikes?
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Old 07-04-2014, 08:04 PM   #25
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I am amazed there is no sway control arms attached.
It has been recommended to me that a trailer over 30 feet has two sway controls attached.
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Old 07-04-2014, 08:05 PM   #26
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That hitch head don't look like no equalizer I've seen before. The bars and L brackets look like an equalizer. .
Mixed system??? Mine is a 4 point equalizer no sway hitch. Handles my 8500lbs 38 foot trailer no problem
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Old 07-04-2014, 08:11 PM   #27
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I see where it says E2 on your WDH but I don't see any sway control arms. My Anderson probably would not be a good choice for your weight and length so maybe others will chime in on what works for them- maybe a four point?


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Old 07-04-2014, 09:02 PM   #28
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I'll agree with OC on readjusting. The front wheels need weight pushing down on them by lifting up on the hitch bars. You need the truck fairly level and then adjust the height of trailer to have it level also.
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Old 07-04-2014, 09:28 PM   #29
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See if you can raise the L brackets up one notch. Installation manual days țo start with two holes exposed on top and two on the bottom. Also make sure to tighten the angle bolt on the bottom of the hitch head 1/2 turn age it contacts the head but do this with the trailer hitched.

We just got ours and I had to re tighten the bolt when we got home from the dealer. I forgot to do it before we left and it was porposing pretty bad
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Old 07-04-2014, 09:51 PM   #30
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That is a fastway E2 hitch (same company as equalizer). This hitch only has two point for sway control, not 4 like the equalizer. This trailer may be to big for the E2. I would start with OC's comment about getting your setup more level and see if it helps (hopefully it will) but you may need more sway control then the E2 can give you. The E2 works great on my trailer but it is only 3500 lbs and 20 feet.
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