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Old 05-15-2015, 10:15 PM   #31
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A short and quick update:

I installed firestone airbags and aired them up to 45psi.

Also installed Hellwig rear sway bar.

I took a short trip on the freeway and although I could still feel a little influence on the TV it was substantially reduced. This was running the Eaz lift with 801-1200lb bars and the P tires aired up to 44psi.

I scaled the truck and trailer and although I had too much fence repair crap in the truck bed I was 400lbs over rear GAWR on my truck. Not sure how big a deal this is on my axle.

I can do some cutting on the trailer propane tank mount and move the chain saddles back to where they should sit and I could then grab another link on the WD bars to try to transfer more weight. Before I do that though I am going to re try the Andersen with the airbags and see if I can get it to transfer weight properly since it wont have to lift the trailer. Of course I will get the extra crap out of my truck before hitting the scales.

I'm not worried about going over GVWR on the truck as long as I can get close to my GAWR numbers on my axles and she tows tamely.

I'm not a cross country tower rather a 600 mile roundtrip max tower.

Yeah I've looked into a newer F350 diesel but another 11K after I trade my 150 is a serious OUCH.
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Old 05-25-2015, 12:36 PM   #32
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My Silverado 2500 Duramax pulling my 26 foot 6600 lb trailer through the gorge can be scary at times, I can only imagine what it was like with your setup!
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Old 08-17-2015, 09:23 PM   #33
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Vibe 268 Towing

We recently traded our Rockwood Mini-Lite 1905 in towards a 2016 Vibe 268RKS, however we kept the PRO Series 8,000 lb weight distribution and anti-sway setup. We then immediately took off and towed it 1,400 miles. While it stayed behind our RAM 1500 (Hemi with tow package), the 268RKS really taxed the 8,000 limit of the bars.

We decided to replace the PRO Series 8,000 lb with the Equalizer 4 point/10,000 lb weight distribution system. We then headed out on a 900 mile round trip--it towed great, no wiggle on the Interstates or regular roads (and no need for anti-sway bar), hardly knew it was there. Would recommend the Equalizer 4 point/10,000 system for this unit.
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Old 08-17-2015, 09:51 PM   #34
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We recently traded our Rockwood Mini-Lite 1905 in towards a 2016 Vibe 268RKS, however we kept the PRO Series 8,000 lb weight distribution and anti-sway setup. We then immediately took off and towed it 1,400 miles. While it stayed behind our RAM 1500 (Hemi with tow package), the 268RKS really taxed the 8,000 limit of the bars.



We decided to replace the PRO Series 8,000 lb with the Equalizer 4 point/10,000 lb weight distribution system. We then headed out on a 900 mile round trip--it towed great, no wiggle on the Interstates or regular roads (and no need for anti-sway bar), hardly knew it was there. Would recommend the Equalizer 4 point/10,000 system for this unit.

Keep in mind that the equalizer 4 point has the anti away built in. Neither necessary nor feasible to use a friction bar with it.
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