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Old 07-09-2014, 10:00 AM   #51
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Yeah it is still squatting and I had to use a 6x6 and 2x4 to get enough height to chain up that high. Exploring the airbag idea now. I do like the tire spacing.

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That is quite some squat with a WD hitch; no wonder you were all over the road.

Watch your front axle weight rating when you crank that WD hitch up. Remember some of that weight gets added to the camper's wheels too.
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Old 07-09-2014, 10:24 AM   #52
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I would get an Equal-i-zer 4 point or Reese Dual Cam for that giant trailer. Your current hitch may be undersized as well. Hard to tell.

I have the snow plow package on my F250 (with giant front springs) and the rear rides lower than the front empty. Put 500lbs in the bed and the TW and my truck looks like it is sagging a lot, but it is measured as 1/4 inch rise in the front and a 3/4 inch drop in the rear. Looks can be deceiving sometimes.


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Old 07-09-2014, 10:32 AM   #53
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I would get an Equal-i-zer 4 point or Reese Dual Cam for that giant trailer. Your current hitch may be undersized as well. Hard to tell.

I have the snow plow package on my F250 (with giant front springs) and the rear rides lower than the front empty. Put 500lbs in the bed and the TW and my truck looks like it is sagging a lot, but it is measured as 1/4 inch rise in the front and a 3/4 inch drop in the rear. Looks can be deceiving sometimes.


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Yes I have the plow prep as well. 6.2L. I wonder if just a leveling kit would help on the truck. Researched and talked to Husky directly and they said there should not be a problem. Let them know if dealer doesn't help and they will get involved.

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Old 07-09-2014, 04:53 PM   #54
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lbrjet, do you think a leveling kit would be a good idea?

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Old 07-10-2014, 06:49 AM   #55
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Your truck is not your problem. I can't add any more to the discussion than I have already said.


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Old 07-10-2014, 07:16 AM   #56
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Those round bars look like a (Fresh water pole in use at the Ocean)! Your Dealer needs (Hitch Setup School)! I agree your truck is NOT the problem. Youroo!!Also I see (NO) anti sway friction bars or sway control of any type on this? Did your Dealer remove the Only (1) you had? This is a (Confusing Post)!
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Old 07-10-2014, 07:34 AM   #57
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I would get an Equal-i-zer 4 point or Reese Dual Cam for that giant trailer. Your current hitch may be undersized as well. Hard to tell.
From the looks of the photo, the spring bars are maxed out already. I don't think one more link will help.

I had the same situation when I picked up my 27RLWS in Des Moines and towed it home 14 hrs. I had my old Draw-Tite with 750 lb bars. With a 580 lb tongue weight empty it should have worked. The 35 mph cross wind did not help. Maximum speed 50 mph due to sway and porpoising.

My DW is an extremely nervous passenger. She was not along on the initial trip. I was seriously considering selling the new trailer.

Ordered in the Equalizer 4 pt. 1200. Other posters gave me the set up specs with their similar trucks and trailers. I still went through the measuring set up, but it was perfect first time round.

Have had a couple of pulls in real bad conditions since. Like night & day. One handed relaxed driving. I don`t care about the low speed noise. Actually it`s quieter than the Draw-Tite (Reese) was.
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Old 07-10-2014, 10:26 AM   #58
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Yeah talking to the dealer about changing up this setup they "threw in" when I bought the trailer. The friction sway bar is on the passenger side. Tailer hauls great when it is completely empty. Thanks for the help and advice everyone.

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Do you know what bars you are using (they provided)?
I know the dealer tried 1,000# bars on mine and that just wouldn't fly. So, I am using 1,200 bars.

The 833# dry hitch weight documented by FR was nothing like I actually have which was closer to 1,100 #'s.
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Do you know what bars you are using (they provided)?
I know the dealer tried 1,000# bars on mine and that just wouldn't fly. So, I am using 1,200 bars.

The 833# dry hitch weight documented by FR was nothing like I actually have which was closer to 1,100 #'s.
Not sure but I know that everything with the hitch says 801-1200. Talked to a rep from Husky yesterday and he pretty much said it's the wrong setup and should have something like their center line. Told me when I need him he will get involved with the dealer.

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