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Old 09-25-2007, 07:43 AM   #1
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sway or not to sway?

we are planning a trip to either Lagoon Amusement park in Utah, or a trip to The Oregon dunes for a ATV/Camping trip for a week
either way, with towing our 39'TT it currently has 1 anti sway bar on the EQ hitch. will a second make a difference? and worth the $$$ or just stay with the single one? the truck will have 2 full sized quads on a rack and a mini in the Bed. approx 1400 lbs in the bed.

Im more worried about trailer sway than the load on the truck..
any ideas???
I have ran the scales and fully loaded, with the rack, and quads, im within 10 lbs of my GCWR. 20,000lbs....

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Old 09-25-2007, 07:54 AM   #2
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I would think it is better to have 2, as physically one on each side would react quicker to control a sway to that side....does that make sense? pLUS YOUI'D HAVE TWICE THE FRICTION.

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Old 09-25-2007, 08:06 AM   #3
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I'm with Steve. 2 is better than 1.
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Old 01-29-2008, 01:17 PM   #4
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hope you were full on fuel on that weigh in, man that's cutting it close,
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Old 03-23-2008, 11:08 AM   #5
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I have an Eaz Lift WDH and use one Reese friction anti sway bar on our Rockwood 2304, from all of the info I have come across on friction anti sway they recommend using 2 friction anti sway bars on trailers over 25 feet in length. Friction anti sway bars are not expensive, to be safer I would say go with 2 for sure.

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