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Old 05-14-2015, 10:21 AM   #21
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I did order the 1000 lb blue ox yesterday from etrailer.com. After my order I contacted them and they price matched Amazon.com for about 50.00 less. I've had nothing but great experiences with etrailer, so I felt more comfortable with them even if they hadn't price-matched. Their instructions for price-matching are on their website. Order first, then send them link of advertised lower price including delivery. They will refund 110% of the difference.

The installation video seems pretty straight forward. I suspect my biggest issue will be removing the eazlift components.

I towed it in some significant crosswind with the eazlift and decided I would not be doing that again. Luckily I only had to be on the highway for a few exits. I was more than happy to get off the freeway!

Let me know if you get your blue ox installed before I do. I'd love to hear your thoughts on the difference.
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Old 05-15-2015, 01:07 AM   #22
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Went with the 1500lb setup. Gross trailer weight rating (although I hope to never get near that high) I think is 9900lbs. Would have gone with 1200 if they had it but the next step over 1000 for Blue Ox was the 1500.

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Old 05-17-2015, 06:07 PM   #23
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I too went with the 1500 but really needed 1200lb. Installed yesterday and got it out on the road today. Towed fantastic. Night and day from my dealer installed Husky with friction control. I drove about 24 miles (12 up highway and 12 back). Was able to maintain lane comfortably with one hand. Also quiet when turning and backing. Only complaint is that the brackets that chains go on are both the same. Would liked for them to be opposite turning. Passenger side put my hand very close to propane when loosening. Overall very happy.
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Old 05-17-2015, 06:57 PM   #24
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Agreed on the brackets ... passenger side is a bit awkward to keep tension on while pulling the release pin.
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Old 05-22-2015, 12:22 PM   #25
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I'm so glad to hear how much of an improvement over basic friction control the Blue Ox is providing. I uninstalled the EAZLift brackets and installed the Blue Ox brackets on the tongue last night and took the measurements I'd need to set up the truck. I can't wait to see the difference.

I went with the 1000 lb bars since my TT is the 292BHDS rather than the 310bhds, so it's a little lighter. GVWR is 7600. 1200 would have been ok too, but I thought 1500 was overkill. If we ever get near the max weight I can get the 1500 lb bars. It's just the two of us usually, and when it's not they are guests bringing their own stuff with them in their own vehicles.
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Old 05-24-2015, 12:10 PM   #26
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Good combination, have the exact same truck (2014 GMC 1500 Z71) and our 310BHDS just arrived at the dealer. Can't wait ... Did you get tow mirrors for the Sierra? If so what? I'm considering getting a set of the mirrors off the 2015 HD but they are expensive.
Try EBay. Might be cheeper there.
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Loraura Congrats on the 310 BHDS. Nothing like a brand new camper. Just use Common sense and drive safely and you will be fine.
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I got the Cipa add on mirrors. They fit right over and work greatClick image for larger version

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Loraura Congrats on the 310 BHDS. Nothing like a brand new camper. Just use Common sense and drive safely and you will be fine.

Just to clarify, I have the 292bhds rather than the 310. But you guys are all so friendly and this thread is active and helpful so I jumped in. Hope that's ok!
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New Freedom Express 310BHDS

Anyone know height to top of AC? Specs say 10'9" but I think that is to the roof. ??? And loraura...welcome!
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