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Old 08-23-2015, 12:33 PM   #1
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Routing to avoid the pinch

OK, we recently upgraded from a pop-up to a Grey Wolf 26dbh (which the dealer assured me I would only need a WDH but that can be another thread). Never ever did I pinch the 7 pin cable with any trailer but I didn't have sway bars (yes I added sway control!) and weight distribution bars to deal with. Any suggestions or practices that you use when routing the cable to plug in the 7 pin to avoid dragging pinching severing or annihilating the cable?

Yes, technically I did pinch mine but it's more of a scuff and all systems still work, but I definitely do not want to allow it to happen again with less than favorable results.

Thanks in advance to any and all suggestions and humor!
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Old 08-23-2015, 12:40 PM   #2
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I just figure out how much do I need to make a max turn, then I put a 1/4 cord around the wire and tie it to my bed in the truck, then I know it won't drag or come unplugged.
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Old 08-23-2015, 01:04 PM   #3
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Have you seen this? Place wires through bail attached to pin and the 7 way will usually not pinch. Good luck
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Old 08-23-2015, 01:15 PM   #4
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Have you seen this? Place wires through bail attached to pin and the 7 way will usually not pinch. Good luck
I haven't seen that, good idea! I'll give it a shot on my way up the Gun Flint Trail next week, where two cans and a really long string is your best best as there is no cell service beyond a certain point.
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Old 08-23-2015, 03:19 PM   #5
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Have you seen this? Place wires through bail attached to pin and the 7 way will usually not pinch. Good luck

That's exactly how I route mine
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Old 08-24-2015, 04:48 PM   #6
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Have you seen this? Place wires through bail attached to pin and the 7 way will usually not pinch. Good luck
Never thought to do it that way. Thanks!
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Have you seen this? Place wires through bail attached to pin and the 7 way will usually not pinch. Good luck
Thats what I do too.
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Have you seen this? Place wires through bail attached to pin and the 7 way will usually not pinch. Good luck
X 2 same way we route ours
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I tried this today. Works well. I love this forum, learn something new every time I visit so it seems.

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