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Old 10-28-2014, 01:21 PM   #31
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800 lbs would be perfect. Unfortunately, if you want to go with the highly-recommended Equal-I-zer WDH kit, 800 is not available. You'll need to choose between 600 and 1000. I really don't think you are going to be near 700lbs TW, and probably much closer to 600. But I would rather have too much WD than be right on the edge. Being at the limit tends to make for a bouncy ride, ("porpoising"). The higher spring rates will make the coupler-joint-connection more rigid, but should not be excessive. Again, 800 would be perfect, but 1000 should still be OK.

My camper is loaded to about 5000 lbs, and the 1000lb Equalizer is not harsh for me.
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Old 10-28-2014, 02:29 PM   #32
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My tires are goodyear wrangler 275 55 20s
Look on the sidewall for max inflation pressure and set it there for towing. My Tundra came with passenger (P) tires. Inflation specs on door jamb said 38 psi. I pumped 'em up to 44 psi. while towing. Made a big difference. I now have LT tires and carry 60 psi. while towing.
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Old 10-28-2014, 02:52 PM   #33
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WDH is the way to go. It will help and is less likely to fail than airbags (IMHO).
LT tires too. It will be a harder ride but work it for control.

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Old 10-28-2014, 03:28 PM   #34
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Check out the Fastway E2 WDH system. It is a basic WDH plus sway control, similar (though not as good) as the Equal-I-zer. They have an 800 lb size that would be perfect for your needs. Tweetys and RV Wholesalers both sell it. I have used both for various things in the past, and they have treated me well.
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Old 10-28-2014, 04:20 PM   #35
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Check out the Fastway E2 WDH system. It is a basic WDH plus sway control, similar (though not as good) as the Equal-I-zer. They have an 800 lb size that would be perfect for your needs. Tweetys and RV Wholesalers both sell it. I have used both for various things in the past, and they have treated me well.
X2. With a rig that small- and you've already said you don't have a sway issue- the E2 would be perfect. RVWholesalers has had the best price on hitches in my experience.
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Old 10-29-2014, 10:13 PM   #36
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I just picked up by MicroLite 21fbrs today and towed it home. I drive a 2007 Tundra 4wd with tow package so the 3800 lb trailer is not an issue in that respect. I had 18 wheelers pass me on interstate and absolutely NO sway whatsoever so I am good there, My question for you tow experts is what the best way to stiffen the rear springs, the tongue weight is around 200 to 400 lbs depending on who you believe but I have yet to measure it. The Tundra handles it well but seems a little soft and I don't really want to go with a redistributing hitch but would prefer a modification of the rear suspension if possible, any suggestions would be great and I thank you in advance.

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I read on further where you said you weren't "dead set" against a WDH, however I am curious if there was any particular reason why you were against them?
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Old 10-29-2014, 10:43 PM   #37
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When you go the wdh route, dealer installed mine and i took for granted they knew what they were doing, wrong. Look it over, they are simple, Any questions call manufacture. I have a curt and they (Curt) very helpful on my questions. Dealer did not install spacers on upper part of hitch onto bracket, after 4 hrs towing i looked at it and was like huh, why is the ball rotated up so far. .hehe. check and re check.
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Old 10-29-2014, 11:07 PM   #38
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WDH, Timbrens, LT tires. That would cover it.
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Old 10-30-2014, 08:31 AM   #39
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I replaced my rear shocks with Rancho RS9000XL adjustable shocks. This helped greatly to stop any porpoising. Rides better unloaded, too.
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I read on further where you said you weren't "dead set" against a WDH, however I am curious if there was any particular reason why you were against them?


I thought they were not needed for a set up so small, I worried about the possible loss of rear traction and I guess I don't like new things LOL
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