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Old 05-24-2011, 09:40 PM   #1
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w/d hitch with sway control

Is it very hard to set up weight distribution hitch on my own, really don't have a paved drive way. can it be done if i level camper with level and then measure that way?
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Old 05-24-2011, 10:08 PM   #2
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if all else fails take it to a parking lot and install it or even the street

from experiance best to have it on level ground to work on then trying to lift here and lift there to level it cause not only do you have to level the trailer - the truck needs to be level as well.

what hitch are you trying to install?
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Old 05-24-2011, 10:13 PM   #3
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Old 05-25-2011, 12:05 PM   #4
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If you have a fairly level, even driveway you can set up your hitch at home. Make sure the trailer is parallel to the driveway.......you can measure the frame fore and aft, to make sure of that. The you can take it to local shopping center parking lot for the final tweaking. Beware, many shopping center parking lots are not level, so again make sure the trailer is parallel with the ground. I don't think using a parking lot that with a 1% grade is that big of a deal, as long as the trailer is parallel to the pavement. I think the most important thing is that the surface is even, not sloping where the trailer is not on the same plane as the tow vehicle.
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I did mine at a local parking lot and once there I searched for the levelest spot. Make sure the trailer and truck are loaded as close to camping ready as possible. I actually did mine at the end of a camping trip. Checked it before heading out this spring and all is still good.

Lots of good info on the net if your hitch didn't come with instructions. There was a youtube video that I followed that worked well for me.
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