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Old 03-03-2015, 09:19 PM   #31
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What kind of wdh and sway control do you have ? I have a 14K Equal-i-zer 4-Point and dont have a problem.

I have the Reese pro series 14k with sway.
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Old 03-03-2015, 09:33 PM   #32
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I have the Reese pro series 14k with sway.
Im not finding that hitch online. Can you paste a link to your hitch or post a pic?

Personally, if it looks like any of the hitches in this link I would upgrade.
http://www.reese-hitches.com/categor...on_Hitches,954

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Old 03-03-2015, 10:07 PM   #33
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Im not finding that hitch online. Can you paste a link to your hitch or post a pic?

Personally, if it looks like any of the hitches in this link I would upgrade.
http://www.reese-hitches.com/categor...on_Hitches,954

Sorry for the hijack

Use your link and go down to the 1,200. Looks just like that.

So you're saying to upgrade? Why? Reese is a good name. What would you recommend and why?
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Use your link and go down to the 1,200. Looks just like that.

So you're saying to upgrade? Why? Reese is a good name. What would you recommend and why?
You have plenty of truck, thats good. You could try tighten up on your sway control.
Jmo, there is better wdh out there with built in sway control. The pro line is more of entry level old tech and your unit needs more then that.
Equal-i-zer / propride / Hensley
Here's a Reese Reese - Strait-Line Round Bar

http://www.reeseprod.com/products.as...YCaN8TNRSrQlcc

Nice looking Lacrosse
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Old 03-03-2015, 10:32 PM   #35
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Here's what I pull my Lacrosse with
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Old 03-04-2015, 09:35 AM   #36
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Use your link and go down to the 1,200. Looks just like that.

So you're saying to upgrade? Why? Reese is a good name. What would you recommend and why?
I concur with Plato here. When I bought my first camper I went with a basic WDH with a friction sway bar also. Wasn't sufficient. I would recommend an Equalizer BRAND hitch. It uses the WD bars and the hitch head as friction points to control sway. 4 versus your current 1 point of friction. It took a little time to dial it in, but it is much more user friendly once you've got it setup. Also, on the Equalizer, as you increase tongue weight and force on your WDH bars, you increase friction. With the friction bar like you have now, you are always guessing how much friction you have and it isn't going to be set the same each time. With all of this being said- you are pulling a large camper and you are going to feel it back there- you just don't want sway which is back and forth movement with the ball as the pivot point. Completely disregard any post that says "....and I don't even know it's back there." When I had my 2011 F250 diesel I could feel my little single axle lawnmower trailer. It was negligible, of course, but to claim that you can't feel a huge travel trailer behind any truck is just plain silly.
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I have the same trailer (2015 329) and a 2014 Cummins CC 4x4 2500 Laramie, looks just like yours but with chrome instead of the blackout package. I have the dealer throw in Pro Series (no idea who made it) WD hitch and it pulls very well even when I have left the sway bar off. What tire pressure are you running? I leave mine in the 75 to 80 pound range. Also, are you running the stock Firestones on 20" rims?
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Old 03-05-2015, 10:23 PM   #38
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I have the same trailer (2015 329) and a 2014 Cummins CC 4x4 2500 Laramie, looks just like yours but with chrome instead of the blackout package. I have the dealer throw in Pro Series (no idea who made it) WD hitch and it pulls very well even when I have left the sway bar off. What tire pressure are you running? I leave mine in the 75 to 80 pound range. Also, are you running the stock Firestones on 20" rims?

I'm running a slightly more aggressive AT tire I think they are nitro 295 65 20. Still load range E. But running 85 pound range too.
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I'm running a slightly more aggressive AT tire I think they are nitro 295 65 20. Still load range E. But running 85 pound range too.
Crap, those are the tires that I was going to switch over to. I suspect your sway is coming from mud grip squirm - the tread knobs flex enough to let the truck get pushed around by the trailer. It probably handles worse than with the stock Firestone Transforce unloaded (though it looks a lot better) when you corner it on pavement. I have been here many times before. Tires that do well off road can be at best OK onroad and generally suck with a heavy trailer. Road tires that can keep a big trailer in check get stuck in short grass if a hummingbird takes a leak. No real happy medium and why I have a beatup old 4 wheeler for any serious offroading. I think the only way you are going to fix the problem is go back to the stock Firestones (which handle a lot better than I expected) or get a good quality (better than what you have) sway control hitch.
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Crap, those are the tires that I was going to switch over to. I suspect your sway is coming from mud grip squirm - the tread knobs flex enough to let the truck get pushed around by the trailer. It probably handles worse than with the stock Firestone Transforce unloaded (though it looks a lot better) when you corner it on pavement. I have been here many times before. Tires that do well off road can be at best OK onroad and generally suck with a heavy trailer. Road tires that can keep a big trailer in check get stuck in short grass if a hummingbird takes a leak. No real happy medium and why I have a beatup old 4 wheeler for any serious offroading. I think the only way you are going to fix the problem is go back to the stock Firestones (which handle a lot better than I expected) or get a good quality (better than what you have) sway control hitch.
I love the new tires, so I think I am going to go with a new Hitch. :-) setup.
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