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Old 06-09-2016, 12:04 PM   #21
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JD, the truck bed is moving, OP said nothing of trailer sway. This is a truck problem, not a hitch problem.


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After re-reading it I see you're right. I agree that if the wiggle originates with the truck, no hitch is going to make it go away. If the trailer is causing it, that's a different story.
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Old 06-09-2016, 12:27 PM   #22
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Trailer/RV sway control

I have installed Timbren axle stops on the last three trucks/RV's I have owned. A Dodge D250, Ford F150, and a Forest River Mercedes Sprinter Solaris. They extend the normal axle stop clear to the axle which limits the amount of travel before the chassis can sway before it hits the axle. They have made a huge difference in handling...Highly recommended. There is a good visual of it at this site...

Timbren Suspension Enhancement System - TruckSpring.com

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Old 06-09-2016, 12:39 PM   #23
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I would be curious to see what the CAT Scales say. I had similar rear end sway, installed air bags and readjusted weight on the trailer, now it's gone.


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Old 06-09-2016, 12:39 PM   #24
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My Pops had that issue with his 1500 Ram and installed airbags to balance weight and upgraded to D rated LT tires. He had no further issues.
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Old 06-09-2016, 12:58 PM   #25
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No hitch is going to eliminate a truck suspension/tire problem. Once done a properly set Equalizer 4 point is all that is needed unless he has extra cash to throw away.
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Old 06-09-2016, 01:06 PM   #26
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You might want to try a Hellwig rear anti-sway bar. I installed one on my F150, and it made the truck much more stable.
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Old 06-09-2016, 01:06 PM   #27
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I have discoverer HT3 Load range E 10 ply on my 2014 F150 and TowMax Load range E 10 ply on my 829FKSS. No sway problems. I actually swpaaed tires from my 2011 F150 to the new truck and gave the dealer the P rated mushballs. I won't tow with P rated tires.
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Old 06-09-2016, 01:22 PM   #28
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I had the same issue with my F150. It wasn't really a sway but better describe as a wiggle. Ditched the P's and put LT E's on it and run them at 65 psi. Problem solved.
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Old 06-09-2016, 01:45 PM   #29
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Old 06-10-2016, 08:30 AM   #30
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Do you have a 6.5 bed or an 8 foot ,the longer the wheelbase the less sway you will get ,and the hensley hitch will help...
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