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Old 03-19-2012, 08:58 PM   #11
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Good luck. LEt us know how this turns out.
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Old 03-19-2012, 09:15 PM   #12
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What would happen guys if he hooked up the WDH 1 more chain link higher?. Might that move some more weight to the front of the truck and help?

Or maybe the bars are not rated high enough?

Just a couple thoughts.
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Old 06-04-2012, 11:08 PM   #13
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I wanted to update my posting. Weighed the unit, only 440 lbs on the hitch, water tank empty, 620 lbs water tank full, still only about 9% for hitch weight.
Confusing because it handled worse with the water tank full. Removed the spare tire from the back bumper and that actually helped. I am seriously thinking of taking the trailer into an alignment shop! I am also loading the trailer front heavy with our gear.:signh avefun:
I have the trailer level and about equal weight on both truck axles.

I want to thank mike44460, the Hensley is what has really made towing this trailer a joy, I understand what you where saying. The improved handling and control experienced is amazing.

Thanks to All who Replied.
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Old 06-05-2012, 12:17 PM   #14
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You are welcome. Enjoy and remember to grease it as they say. It only takes a short time to drop the weight bars and smear some grease around. I keep a pair of rubber gloves in the RV and a can of grease. Using a grease gun, I just don't see the grease getting to the places it needs to be when the bearing surfaces are under pressure.
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Old 06-05-2012, 12:34 PM   #15
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If you think 3K for a hitch is crazy, don't buy a Hensley. If you want to pass a semi with out thinking which way will the air push me, if you want to be relaxed and not have sweaty palms when you see a semi in the hammer lane and he is going to blow by you, if want to remind yourself there IS a trailer back there, spend the 3K.

I really, I mean really have to watch myself when I pass someone that I don't pull in to quick. It is very relaxed driving and only pushing down on the throttle reminds me there is a trailer back there, crosswinds, down hills with curves, I'm driving a sports car pulling a RV. On the long flat runs I can set the cruise at 80 and motor.
And when a tire blows from excessive speed I will venture a statement of "those da-- china bombs, I checked the pressures and they were good."
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Old 06-05-2012, 04:33 PM   #16
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Goodyear's made in the USA, thank you.
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Let me also say, when I stop for fuel I always feel the tires to check the temperature. With the Hensley I find that both the TV and TT tires feel the same. Before the Hensley the TT were always warmer to the touch.
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Old 06-05-2012, 05:06 PM   #18
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Goodyear's made in the USA, thank you.
If they are ST tires they are only rated for 65mph max.
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