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Old 07-25-2012, 01:56 PM   #11
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The owner has it hooked up to a 2001 F150 V6. My TV is a 2012 Tacoma V6 rated for 6400 lbs
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Old 07-25-2012, 01:57 PM   #12
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It appears to be a Husky brand weight distribution hitch with one sway bar (friction type). The spring bars are missing in the pics as stated. I have the same set up but with two sway bars. Attached is the instruction manual and schematics. Hope this helps.
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Old 07-25-2012, 01:59 PM   #13
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It appears to be a Husky brand weight distribution hitch with one sway bar (friction type). The spring bars are missing in the pics as stated. I have the same set up but with two sway bars. Attached is the instruction manual and schematics. Hope this helps.
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Old 07-25-2012, 02:06 PM   #14
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The owner has it hooked up to a 2001 F150 V6. My TV is a 2012 Tacoma V6 rated for 6400 lbs
Personally, I would not want to tow a 4,000 lb. dry weight trailer (which isn't the actual weight of the trailer with all accessories) 90 miles on my ball alone. You need those spring bars to help distribute the weight from the back of your Tacoma to the trailer axles. Hopefully they are there and you just didn't snap a picture of them.
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Old 07-26-2012, 12:05 AM   #15
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From what I see all you have is a sway bar there. It attaches to the bracket that is bolted to the yoke of the trailer and the attaches to the small ball on the hitch. I have used those on small trailer and they work well, certainly not as good as a double sway and weight distribution hitch. Unless the trailer really causes your vehicle to drop a couple of inches, you should be able to go 90 miles with out any undo problems, just keep your speed reasonable and watch out for big trucks. You may want to invest in something more substanstantel down the road.
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Old 07-26-2012, 02:30 AM   #16
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From what I see all you have is a sway bar there. It attaches to the bracket that is bolted to the yoke of the trailer and the attaches to the small ball on the hitch. I have used those on small trailer and they work well, certainly not as good as a double sway and weight distribution hitch. Unless the trailer really causes your vehicle to drop a couple of inches, you should be able to go 90 miles with out any undo problems, just keep your speed reasonable and watch out for big trucks. You may want to invest in something more substanstantel down the road.
I was able to tow it home fine. It is actually a combo of WDH and single sway. I didn't use the sway. The truck didn't sag that much.

I did notice when an 18 wheeler passed me a few times, the truck felt like it floated. I will hook up the sway next time.

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I was able to tow it home fine. It is actually a combo of WDH and single sway. I didn't use the sway. The truck didn't sag that much.

I did notice when an 18 wheeler passed me a few times, the truck felt like it floated. I will hook up the sway next time.

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So you found & used the round spring bars on the trip home? Youroo!!
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So you found & used the round spring bars on the trip home? Youroo!!



I hooked up the WDH with the help from the seller, but didn't use the sway control. Owner forget how to hook it up and I wasn't sure.

Its a single sway control.

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If you go to the link that rickludden posted, the instructions to hook-up the sway is explained. I can't tell in the photo...are the safety chains crossed as they should be? It's an unusual mounting that they're so close together at the tongue end.

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I can't tell in the photo...are the safety chains crossed as they should be? It's an unusual mounting that they're so close together at the tongue end.

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Yeah, i got those mounted close together like that on my trailer, also.
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