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Old 09-11-2010, 02:10 PM   #11
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I agree with caper. You most definitely can and will bend either the actual hitch, or the friction bars if you back up too sharp. Take them off, it does not take long, and besides, they are useless at low speeds, anyway. I have the reese dual cam set up, and I always remove the bars after checking in, before pulling into the camping area. You have to take them off, anyway, if you unhook your vehicle from the camper! Randy
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Old 09-12-2010, 02:57 PM   #12
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That was my point also why risk bending them when only takes a few sec to remove and they are not cheap to replace
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Old 09-12-2010, 04:25 PM   #13
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I remove my friction bars prior to backing into the camp site when I am pulling it some where. If it is a pull through site I don't bother. My own preference as it is. I also put a little bit of grease on the weight bars where they bear the weight of the TT. This has reduced the amount of noise I get from the Weight bars groaning and screeching. They do screech when it is metal to metal with no Grease so try Grease on the bars to help reduce the noise.
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Old 09-12-2010, 10:37 PM   #14
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I have sent Reese a question asking about whether or not to remove the bars before backing. I will let everyone know what I find out.
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Old 09-18-2010, 09:31 AM   #15
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Still haven't heard from Reese.
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