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Old 01-11-2012, 07:53 PM   #11
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The real bottom line is that E4 has 'side-to-side' friction sway control brackets built into the hitch head. The E4 and E2 both have the same friction points on the 'L' brackets. The E4 has 4 friction points and the E2 has 2 friction points. The E2 is a weight distribution hitch with limited sway control capability. The E4 is a weight distribution hitch with a much greater sway control capability because of the lateral friction points in hitch head brackets and is also much more expensive.
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Old 01-11-2012, 08:27 PM   #12
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You'll be happy with the Equalizer.
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Old 02-01-2012, 02:33 PM   #13
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I use the 4pt equalizer and when I purchased mine the dealer recommended these things called Sway Bracket Jacket to keep the noise down. Sway Bracket Jacket (pair) [95-01-5150] - $19.95 : Equal-i-zer Hitch Store They go on the sway control bracket that mounts on the trailer where the spring bars engage.
This WDH is so quiet I never hear it. I did have a chain type WDH with a sway control bar before the Equalizer and man was that thing noisy. My girls said it sounded like the trailer was "pooting".
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Old 02-04-2012, 06:48 PM   #14
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I'll give those little rubber guys a try, as soon as the snow melts. Thanks
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Old 02-06-2012, 09:45 AM   #15
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Yes, the plastic sway bar jackets are worth the money. Almost no noise when using them. Highly recommend.
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