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Old 10-20-2018, 08:27 PM   #1
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storage of sway control bars

Any thoughts on a storage spot for my sway control bars ? I grease them on the contact areas..I am storing them in my front compartment--Is a greasy mess in there. Can i weld a pipe on the frame and set them in it out of the way ? Nick
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Old 10-20-2018, 09:09 PM   #2
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Mine are in my hollow rear bumper when not in use.

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Old 10-20-2018, 09:12 PM   #3
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My wife took a pair of my old Levis, cut the legs off, sewed one end shut. I just slip one over each greasy end and store in the front compartment. Been working great for the last year.
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I bought a cheap nylon rifle case and store mine in that then put the whole thing in pass-thru storage.
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Old 10-20-2018, 09:59 PM   #5
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I did a variation of the fence post sewer mod using 2" PVC pipe. The pipe is 8 ft long, hung under the frame. I insert one bar in each end.
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Old 10-20-2018, 10:06 PM   #6
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I just stick the greasy ends in poop bags
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Old 10-20-2018, 10:12 PM   #7
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I used to just balance mine across the battery storage box.
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Old 10-20-2018, 10:14 PM   #8
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I store the sway/weight distribution bars in the front side storage compartment of my 2016 2504s Rockwood.
Check the manual for your hitch - my hitch instructions explicitly state not to lubricate the bars at the sliding point of contact with the L-brackets attached to the trailer frame (e2 hitch system). --Ray
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Old 10-20-2018, 10:24 PM   #9
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Really ? I had better do some checking---i have always lubed them for wear and noise-will check again Thanks--making this more difficult that need be !
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Old 10-20-2018, 10:27 PM   #10
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There are times when the road has some sharp switchbacks,and sharp turns into camp spots--i do this with the bars removed--need a spot to store them without loosing them ! Thanks Nick
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