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Old 08-16-2012, 03:35 PM   #1
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Towing 28DDS with Full FW Tank

I wanted to run something past those of you who own a 28dds....I travel with the fresh water tank full sometimes and while I do know that this adds roughly 400# to the trailer, the handeling seems so so much diffrent with a full tank. Anyone else notice the same?
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Old 08-16-2012, 04:14 PM   #2
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I guess that would depend on where that 400 pounds was located. My FW tank is right behind the rear axle. If yours is in the extreme rear or front, it would have a real impact on sway I would think.
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Old 08-16-2012, 04:15 PM   #3
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Don't have your camper, but where is the FW tank located? It must be impacting on the camper's tongue weight in that it effects handling.

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Old 08-16-2012, 04:18 PM   #4
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The tank is not quite center over the axles....just to the rear. Nothing extreme.
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Old 08-16-2012, 04:23 PM   #5
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I'd suggest that you try shifting some of the loaded weight forward...100 lbs may be all it takes.

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Old 08-16-2012, 04:43 PM   #6
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My fresh water tanks are located right over the axles and every time I have gone I have always had the tanks full. So I wouldn't know what the difference is. Except it's 800 lbs difference.
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Old 08-16-2012, 05:06 PM   #7
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Travel with unbaffled RV tanks Full-foward,not bad,travel with RV tanks full rear,not good. Travel with RV tanks1/2 full foward not bad, travel with RV tanks 1/2 full rear,Death Trap! This is the F/W tanks,empty B&G tanks. Youroo!!
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