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Old 09-26-2015, 12:10 PM   #441
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or maybe not...wife just saw your tile job....damn
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Old 09-26-2015, 12:22 PM   #442
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guess ill start in the bath....I need something above the shower stall for the splash anyway...seems our Lowes has them in stock...to be continued.......
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Old 09-26-2015, 09:50 PM   #443
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This mod gives me some good ideas for our 27hfs. Off topic Roguepra but what weight of bars do you have for your Blue Ox and do you get any sway. Thanks
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Old 09-27-2015, 06:58 AM   #444
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I thought of filling the space between shower surround and ceiling with them, too. Mayfair has or had them for $5 each. Lowes and HD has then in a boxes of 6.
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Old 09-27-2015, 11:54 AM   #445
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This mod gives me some good ideas for our 27hfs. Off topic Roguepra but what weight of bars do you have for your Blue Ox and do you get any sway. Thanks
1000# bars and yes to the sway...I'm new to this TT hitch thing and its a work in progress...been driving tractor trailers for 36 years but this hitch thing is killing me....the ball was loose when I got home, the dealer just threw the thing on and said goodbye....I set it up with no load so when the bikes were in the rear axle had to much weight...tires squatted more then the front axle...I have just dropped the hitch one hole in the hopes of getting some weight forward or at least leveling the trailer when it is loaded...nov. 7th I leave for Fla. so when everything is loaded I will recheck and this time its going to a scale before I hit the road...I know the problem is rear end weight but I'm in a learning process on how to fix the problem...I thought about adding water but I'm not sure of the tank location
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Old 09-27-2015, 01:28 PM   #446
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Roguepra you and I are in the same boat. Retired 45 year tractor trailer driver but new to these hitches. My dealer said the 750 bars were enough although I argued otherwise,they said it would ride smoother. Towing with a F150 and a 1800 Goldwing in the back.Going to call Blue Ox for their suggestions and reweigh.The way it handles to me indicates its heavy in the rear. We are from Ontario Canada and going to Florida in Jan.
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Old 09-27-2015, 02:11 PM   #447
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the 27hfs has a 900 tongue weight so I would think 750 would be to light...just my uneducated opinion... seems the dealers either don't care or don't care to know..... I've installed firestone air bags to help out even though they say not to use the air bags with the hitch, I've read that people do and get better ride and handling...I'll let you know nov 8th..lol...I would think with the 1800gw like me( 1500# for the two Harleys) you have to get the nose down a little to equal the weight out on the trailer axles or need some front ballast which is my next step..I,ll let you know if I figure it out...please do the same if you do.....
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I got the 1500# bars. Trailer without bikes is about 1200# hitch weight. When I put my Street Glide & wife's Fatboy in, hitch weight drops to about 700. So I fill the fresh water tank to get more hitch weight
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I got the 1500# bars. Trailer without bikes is about 1200# hitch weight. When I put my Street Glide & wife's Fatboy in, hitch weight drops to about 700. So I fill the fresh water tank to get more hitch weight
that's what I was thinking ..I just wasn't sure where the tank was located and didn't want to tear down the "extreme insulation" to find out....thanks
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Fresh water tank is about halfway between hitch & axles.
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