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Old 03-29-2013, 08:00 AM   #1
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which hitch do you haul your 30wrs with?

I have a husky, bit want to get something better. This has a lot of sway.
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Old 03-29-2013, 08:13 AM   #2
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I have a husky, bit want to get something better. This has a lot of sway.
We need a LOT more info here. Type of hitch,W/D type,Truck size,tongue wt,trailer wt. PS we have a Poodle. Youroo!!
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Old 03-29-2013, 09:44 AM   #3
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It is a weight distributing rated at 1200 tongue weight and 12000 gross trailer weight husky brand hitch with the friction bar addition for anti-sway. I pull with a 3/4 Dodge extended cab lwb with the diesel 5.9 and airbags added (airlift brand).
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Old 03-29-2013, 09:46 AM   #4
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I forgot to talk about trailer...it is the work and play 30 wrs which is 36 feet long, weighs in about 10000 while I'm towing with about 1100 tongue weight.
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Old 03-30-2013, 12:29 AM   #5
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Thomas we have pretty much the same trailers. I have a 30WR. Have you weighed your 30WRS? According to the specs the 30WRS comes in a few hundred pounds heavier than the 30WR. I haul one full dress Harley and 30WR weighs in at 11,500 lbs. My TW ins 1350 lbs. That is with little fresh water and empty holding tanks. I do have four deep cycle batteries sitting on the tongue so this will add to my TW. The general opinion use to be TW should be 10% of gross trailer weight that has changed over the years now leaning towards 15%.

My opinion, your a little light in the WDH at 12000/1200. You should be more like 14000/1400.

You should check your OEM hitch on your Dodge and see what the sticker says it's rated at. Depending on the year of your truck it may be rated at 10000 gross and 1000 TW. Even if it's the more updated 12000/1200 it would be a little light for a 30WRS. I went with a Curt 16000/1600 WDH. I run two anti sway friction bars. Your airbags are good should help in ride alot.
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Old 03-30-2013, 05:48 AM   #6
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I installed a Reese SC Fiction Anti Sway Weight Distribution Hitch 15000 Lb towing with 1500 TW to tow my 2012 WRS with my 2010 Electra Glide Limited inside with my 2011 F250 Lariet crew cab 6.7 diesel 2WD with 3.31:1 electric locking rear axle and Firestone airbags. The F250's hitch is rated at 14000 lbs towing. Turning only 1500 RPM's at 65 MPH.
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Which do you recommend? The Reese, equilizer, or blue ox. The all have anti-sway built in.
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Never had a Blue Ox but I do like the rotating ratchet for the chain. On the other hand if your WR has an electric jack then you can lift the rear of the truck to make your chains tight. What's the difference in price?
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Old 03-31-2013, 07:12 PM   #9
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About 70 bucks. Equalizer only goes to 1400 two while the other 2 go to 1500. The equalizer is the most expensive too at 650.
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Old 03-31-2013, 07:24 PM   #10
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Did more reading, blue ox allows you to back without disconnecting and is actually less than the Reese with built in sway control once you buy the 89 shank. Etrailer has all of them listed out. I was thinking of keeping my current sway control with them, but their heads are designed where you can't. Go figure.
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