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Old 07-13-2018, 06:38 PM   #1
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2018 Forest River Vibe 268RKS Nose Cone

I went to hook up my Weight Distribution Hitch Brackets to the trailer frame. The location of them are under the Nose Cone. Is this a common problem and if so what are some suggestions on this issue ?

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Old 07-14-2018, 08:43 AM   #2
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Welcome to the forum its a great place to get your questions answered. I wish I could answer your question I'm sure someone not he forum will be able to advise you.
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Old 10-16-2018, 07:20 PM   #3
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I am picking mine up Friday and have the same concerns. I have the chain type with the lift up brakets. Will they hit the nose cone or am I going to get roped into buying a new weight distribution hitch at the dealership when I pick it up? It's too far of a drive for me to risk it without some kind of away control.
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Old 10-16-2018, 08:31 PM   #4
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I am picking mine up Friday and have the same concerns. I have the chain type with the lift up brakets. Will they hit the nose cone or am I going to get roped into buying a new weight distribution hitch at the dealership when I pick it up? It's too far of a drive for me to risk it without some kind of away control.


Thatís what I used on mine. You just have to take the nose cone on and off to hook and unhook the chains to the lift up brackets. Mine works just fine with no issues or interference with the nose cone once itís hook up.
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Old 10-18-2018, 12:11 PM   #5
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Thatís what I used on mine. You just have to take the nose cone on and off to hook and unhook the chains to the lift up brackets. Mine works just fine with no issues or interference with the nose cone once itís hook up.
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Old 10-18-2018, 12:30 PM   #6
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We have the Blue Ox WDH system on ours. The cap remains in place while I install the chains. I use a long breaker bar with the proper sized socket to get to the bolt that rotates the housing that holds up the chains and provides tension.
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Old 10-18-2018, 07:22 PM   #7
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I have a 17 288RLS, we take the nose off to hook and unhook. Doesnít get in the way of anything, take a few seconds to remove and replace the panel and I can move it myself.
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Old 10-19-2018, 12:50 PM   #8
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I do the same....remove the nose.
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Old 10-19-2018, 03:21 PM   #9
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I guess I am the lazy one of the bunch - I undo one side of the cone, hook up the chain and then go to the other side and repeat.
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