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Old 11-02-2014, 01:53 PM   #1
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WD hitch if the ride height is level

I have a GMC Sierra Denali that sits lower in the front than in the back unloaded. When the trailer is hitched, the truck has an almost level ride height. It pulls like a champ, but there is some bounce. Will a WD hitch stiffen up the ride? Thanks in advance.
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Old 11-02-2014, 01:59 PM   #2
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You set the preload on the W/D. Shocks will come into play also to reduce bounce! Youroo!!
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Old 11-02-2014, 03:04 PM   #3
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What are you towing. We need more info here. Does your Denali have load leveling suspension? What are your weights when hooked up? Have you weighed your setup? Are you handling ok or light on the front end? Etc
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Old 11-02-2014, 04:21 PM   #4
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My truck does not have load leveling suspension. My camper is a Flagstaff FS26 that weighs about 7500 loaded. I have not had it across the scales, that's just a good guess.
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Old 11-02-2014, 04:23 PM   #5
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I suggest that you get a WDH.
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Old 11-02-2014, 04:24 PM   #6
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And it handles fine. I just have some bounce when I hit some rough roads. I have an anti sway bar on it now that helps with the handling.
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Old 11-02-2014, 04:43 PM   #7
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At that weight you are approaching 900-1000 lbs tongue weight. Most hitch receivers require wdh over 500 lbs. Definitely get the wdh as you are over your hitch receivers load bearing ratings
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Old 11-02-2014, 04:47 PM   #8
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That's what I expected. That might be a good Christmas gift to me.😃
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Old 11-02-2014, 04:53 PM   #9
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That's what I expected. That might be a good Christmas gift to me.😃
Go with a wdh with integrated sway control like equal-i-zer or Reese dual cam. I recommend 1200 lb bars. My old tt weighed in at 7300 Lbs loaded, reese dual cam with 1200 lb bars served me well
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I'll probably go with a hitch that has a sway bar on it like the one I have now. That way I can have two sway bars.
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