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Old 04-28-2015, 05:57 AM   #11
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I bought the Cipa mirrors from etrailer. They seem to work well though I don't have a comparison. They fit right around the factory mirror and go on and off easily.
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Old 04-29-2015, 12:27 PM   #12
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I'm towing the 292BHDS with a RAM 1500 with max towing. I originally bought replacement mirrors for the ram, to the tune of 450.00 from 1AAUTO. They were the same as what comes on a 2500. Installation was not that difficult (even though it requires taking the door apart), however I bought the wrong mirrors and our power mirror retraction wouldn't work on them. So I sent them back and intended to buy the right version, but before I reordered I found the Fit System towing mirrors that are molded to fit over the RAM mirrors. They make them for all trucks. I got mine on Amazon.com for under 50.00.

Install took 15 seconds and all the power options are unaffected. I'll be taking the trailer out this weekend so I'll let you know how they perform. My main issues are that I can not see my trailer tires meeting the pavement, and I am accustomed to having that reference point visible in my mirrors, and I can not see where the trailer ends so I'm reliant on my passenger to tell me if it's OK to change lanes.

I also have the WDH with friction sway control. Sway was noticible when trucks passed when first picking it up from the dealer and the trailer was empty. It improved some when I'd loaded some gear into the front storage. I've now loaded the trailer with all our camping stuff from our previous trailer and will give it another go this weekend. If it's still problematic I am strongly considering the ProPride hitch.
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Old 04-30-2015, 09:48 PM   #13
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Thanks for the tip on the CIPA mirrors, they look like they will do the job for now. I picked up a set locally to hold me over until I decide to buy the heavy duty mirrors.
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Old 05-01-2015, 08:37 AM   #14
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I'm towing the 292BHDS with a RAM 1500 with max towing. I originally bought replacement mirrors for the ram, to the tune of 450.00 from 1AAUTO. They were the same as what comes on a 2500. Installation was not that difficult (even though it requires taking the door apart), however I bought the wrong mirrors and our power mirror retraction wouldn't work on them. So I sent them back and intended to buy the right version, but before I reordered I found the Fit System towing mirrors that are molded to fit over the RAM mirrors. They make them for all trucks. I got mine on Amazon.com for under 50.00.

Install took 15 seconds and all the power options are unaffected. I'll be taking the trailer out this weekend so I'll let you know how they perform. My main issues are that I can not see my trailer tires meeting the pavement, and I am accustomed to having that reference point visible in my mirrors, and I can not see where the trailer ends so I'm reliant on my passenger to tell me if it's OK to change lanes.

I also have the WDH with friction sway control. Sway was noticible when trucks passed when first picking it up from the dealer and the trailer was empty. It improved some when I'd loaded some gear into the front storage. I've now loaded the trailer with all our camping stuff from our previous trailer and will give it another go this weekend. If it's still problematic I am strongly considering the ProPride hitch.
You'll absolutely LOVE the ProPride. If you don't have a back up camera, I recommend getting one as it is a little trickier to line up.
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Old 05-02-2015, 08:21 AM   #15
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Loraura: are you using two friction sway control or one? My setup came with one but everything I've read says that for TT over 26 feet you should have one on each side. I just ordered the second but haven't installed yet.
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Old 05-02-2015, 11:19 AM   #16
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Just the one. Let me know how much difference you feel with two.

I will say that it towed much better yesterday. I think tongue weight was too light until I loaded all my stuff into it.
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Old 05-05-2015, 01:41 AM   #17
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Picked up our 2016 310BHDS today, cant wait to get it out next weekend.



The dealer we worked with was 2 1/2 hours away and the wind was blowing strong the entire way home. I could certainly tell that the Blue Ox hitch helped quite a bit. Can't recommend it enough.
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Great looking camper, best of luck!
I too just got the blueox hitch when i picked up my apex, just a nice quiet hitch! Love it
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Picked up our 2016 310BHDS today, cant wait to get it out next weekend.







The dealer we worked with was 2 1/2 hours away and the wind was blowing strong the entire way home. I could certainly tell that the Blue Ox hitch helped quite a bit. Can't recommend it enough.

Nice looking unit Roland!! Congrats!!
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We've had five nights so far and love this thing. Towed with the single friction sway and had some back and forth. I think I could have tightened down more. Will likely switch to the Blue Ox before next trip rather than installing the second friction sway bar. Did you do the 1000 lb Blue Ox?
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