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Old 04-01-2016, 04:50 AM   #1
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Better Anti-Sway Hitch

I have been towing for several years. We use a F150 with tow package and a Eaz-Lift Hitch with added friction sway control arm. It's okay but not ideal. Does anyone have experience with a better/different system? I would really like to upgrade to a hitch that works better.


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Old 04-01-2016, 05:15 AM   #2
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Not a lot of Info to go on here! 150's can be from "barely able to well suited" and No Clue what the RV is! Price range of hitch also comes into play! Youroo!!

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Old 04-01-2016, 06:02 AM   #3
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A lot of great hitches out on the market today. Hensley is my choice
. The E4 is a great hitch for the money.
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Old 04-01-2016, 06:22 AM   #4
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Old 04-01-2016, 06:56 AM   #5
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Old 04-01-2016, 07:51 AM   #6
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Hensley will eliminate any sway.
It would be good to provide more info on the truck and the tag. The issue with your current setup could be miss adjustment hitch, wrong weight bars or wrong hitch, to much tongue weight, to light of a truck, need for helper springs or air bags, etc.
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Old 04-01-2016, 08:00 AM   #7
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My .02:

For a small trailer with tongue weight less than ~600 lbs, I'd try the Andersen. I've never used one but the reviews are good.

For anything heavier than that, I prefer the Equalizer if you are limited to a budget of $500 or so. There are other options, but they are all imported and cost the same. Can't bring myself to pay the same money for a hitch out of China when I can get an American made Equalizer that works. Oh- the Blue Ox is made in the US, too, I think. And it has really good reviews.

If you want the absolute best and money is no object, the Hensley Arrow or ProPride 3P are the best. I've towed with a 3P and it performed flawlessly. You will NOT have any unwanted movement at the ball with either of these. I state it this way because some people call "sway" any unwanted movement at the ball, while others reserve that term to refer only to a situation where the trailer is in control and violently kicking back and forth.
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Old 04-01-2016, 08:29 AM   #8
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My F150 is a 3.5L EcoBoost with 3.55 def. ratio and tow capacity of 10,000 pounds. Pulls and stops our Coachmen Freedom Express 254DSX well. Hitch weight when loaded is close to 1,000 lbs and loaded TT is 7,500-8,000 lbs. Sway is the nervy factor. All the response has been very helpful.

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As Dustman mentioned, Blue Ox should be on your consideration list. I'm very pleased with mine.
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Hensley is the best, I have been using mine for nearly twenty years now wth different trailer and different vehicles, it does not have any sway at all it is expensive but is perfect.

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