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Old 08-27-2015, 12:48 PM   #1
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Husky 32218 Center Line TS with Spring Bars - 800 lb. to 1,200

Shopping for a new hitch in the $300-400 range. Found this Husky TS, seems to be a knock-off of the equal-liz-er, but improved. Also looked at the Curt Tru Trac, but some neg. comments with the l brackets bending.

Any input ????

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Old 08-27-2015, 04:25 PM   #2
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I purchased the TS with my first TT this spring, and have about 2000 miles of towing with it. Once I had it properly dialed in, and learned the finer points of loading my trailer, I have been very happy with it. I am towing a Salem 26TBUD with a Ram 1500 with Airlift 1000 bags. On my last trip I towed in 25+ mph winds from all directions, and it felt very controlled at 55 to 60 mph. I visited with several others at various stops that were not doing nearly as well. I will say that it is not as silent as they claim - still lots of creaks and pops at low speed, but I can live with it.
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Old 08-27-2015, 05:17 PM   #3
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Thanks ChrisK
Just what i wanted to hear, it's a fairly new hitch without many reviews. I also just added the Air Lift 1000 to my 2013 1500. How much pressure you run in the bags while towing ?

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No problem - I was a little nervous about buying it since there was so little information out there. I have been filling my bags to 20 to 25 psi. It has fixed the squat and has a lot less bounce.
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Old 08-27-2015, 07:17 PM   #5
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This will be my second WDH 1st one being a Harbor Frt that we bought with our first used TT, it has done well up to now , but with the new Grrey Wolf we want to upgrade to a hitch with built in sway, without breaking the bank !!

Mind if i pm you when we get the TS for any pointers on it ?

Also without a dought, the Air Lift 1000 was the best $90 i have ever spent for improved towing !!!!

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Old 08-27-2015, 10:12 PM   #6
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No problem. The hitch itself is not too bad to work with. You will be one step closer than I was, because I had the hitch set up at the dealer, and added the air bags later. I'll be happy to help you through it. I agree about the Airlift 1000. So simple and effective. I was not sure if my truck could handle this trailer, but after I installed them it tows like a dream.
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Old 08-28-2015, 02:25 PM   #7
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I purchased the TS with my first TT this spring, and have about 2000 miles of towing with it. Once I had it properly dialed in, and learned the finer points of loading my trailer, I have been very happy with it. I am towing a Salem 26TBUD with a Ram 1500 with Airlift 1000 bags. On my last trip I towed in 25+ mph winds from all directions, and it felt very controlled at 55 to 60 mph. I visited with several others at various stops that were not doing nearly as well. I will say that it is not as silent as they claim - still lots of creaks and pops at low speed, but I can live with it.

Agreed except for the noise. Mine is as quiet as a mouse. Grease is the key and where to apply it. I too have a Ram 1500 also installed the Airlift 1000. The setup pulls out WJ with ease in 30 mph winds.


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Old 08-28-2015, 05:59 PM   #8
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HUSKY CL TS hitch

We have the same set up, Ram 1500, 7000 lbish trailer, Airlift 1000 bags and the TS hitch with the 1200 lb bars. Also we carry about 20-25 lbs air in the bags and it not only go rid of the squat but helped to stabilize the ride. The Michelin LT LR E tires made a huge difference. Haven't heard much noise from the hitch but then again I'm not too concerned about that anyway. Like Chris said, pulls nice and is a fair price. Also real easy to set up. Have fun.
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Old 08-29-2015, 07:28 AM   #9
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Thanks Guys---
You all have helped me make my decision on the TS, now just you to buy it from ?
Have not towed with the air bags in yet, but looking forward to it !!!

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Thanks Guys---
You all have helped me make my decision on the TS, now just you to buy it from ?
Have not towed with the air bags in yet, but looking forward to it !!!

Jim

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FYI, Airlift recommends to inflate bags prior to hooking up and keeping a minimum of 5 psi when unhooked just to keep bags from being pinched in the spring.


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