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Old 11-28-2011, 03:22 PM   #11
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sort of sounds like the Titanic dragging ice at real low speeds and in reverse. I've not taken mine off backing in to spots or into my driveway. Works the way it is designed.
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Old 11-28-2011, 08:00 PM   #12
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The Reese-dual-cam-vs-Equilizer experiences everyone has been sharing have been more helpful than info I've been getting from sales reps. Thanks, everyone. I'm hearing that removal of sway control part is not necessary for backing up with either hitch. So at this moment, I may be favoring the Reese dual cam over the Equilizer, because because it might be easier to temporarily hook each torsion bar with unequal pressure at times when the tow vehicle is not aligned straigh with the camper, and when it is harder to raise the bar on one side more than the other. I'm still interested in more user comments.
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Old 11-28-2011, 09:35 PM   #13
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Reese dual cam or Equilizer. Which is less noisy?

I'm hearing that the Reese dual cam is noisy during slow speeds and when backing up. What about the Equilizer? How does noise from the Equilizer compare to the Reese dual cam?
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Old 11-29-2011, 12:27 AM   #14
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I'm hearing that the Reese dual cam is noisy during slow speeds and when backing up.
Hi folks,

Reese recommends Vaseline to minimize the noise from the DC setup - we use WD-40. Works great and does not affect the performance of the cams. And... no issues (noise) with backing up with the bars on.

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Old 11-29-2011, 12:49 AM   #15
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I have the Reese Dual Cam, and it was loud in turns when first installed, but after reading the instructions that indicate a dab of Vaseline is the answer, it's been very quiet. I have nothing to compare it to firsthand, but I'm happy with it.
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Old 11-29-2011, 12:50 AM   #16
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I have the Reese Dual Cam, and it was loud in turns when first installed, but after reading the instructions that indicate a dab of Vaseline is the answer, it's been very quiet. I have nothing to compare it to firsthand, but I'm happy with it.
Oh... And I have never dropped the bars to back up- not at a CG and not at home.
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Old 11-29-2011, 06:48 AM   #17
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I have the Equalizer and I've not had any issues leaving the bars connected backing. I do get some noise at very low speed and turning. I've not had any issue with installing/removing the bars if the TT and TV are not lined up. Equalizer is very easy to use in my opinion.
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I'll have to try the drop of lube next year.
I found the best price for the Reese Dual cam system was from
e-trailers.com and they had a web coupon for 30 dollars off on line as well.
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Old 11-29-2011, 07:24 AM   #19
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I'll have to try the drop of lube next year.
I found the best price for the Reese Dual cam system was from
e-trailers.com and they had a web coupon for 30 dollars off on line as well.
X2. I bought all of my hitch equipment from them and did my own install. E-trailer is a great source with great information and support.
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Old 11-29-2011, 10:13 AM   #20
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I agree with what everybody has said. I had a Reese DC, and was very happy with it. The only thing I want to add is an electric tongue jack sure makes the whole process a lot easier, with either the DC or Eq.
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