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Old 07-01-2017, 02:32 PM   #3521
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Thank you for the suggestion, I would like to try a WDH and see if I notice much of a difference.
Pulled ONE single axle TT ~~ a brand new 1979 model. One trip w/o sway control and that proved a mistake. The difference WD and sway control is huge. Just thinking of a flat at 60 mph with a single axle convinced me to get a double axle TT.
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Old 07-01-2017, 04:16 PM   #3522
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So Far. so good. Surprisingly, only a slight decrease in gas mileage. Most of the time, hardly notice it's there.
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Old 07-01-2017, 10:25 PM   #3523
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Pulled ONE single axle TT ~~ a brand new 1979 model. One trip w/o sway control and that proved a mistake. The difference WD and sway control is huge. Just thinking of a flat at 60 mph with a single axle convinced me to get a double axle TT.
I always use a sway bar, it's on the other side. That suckers saved my bacon coming across I80 through Wyoming in a wind storm.
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Old 07-01-2017, 10:31 PM   #3524
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Love my Wolf Pup, although I'm not sure about how I feel about how level it is with my current hitch.

I don't know the weights of your trailer, but
check the weight ratings on that stinger. Likely good for only 500lbs of tongue weight.

If that's enough, you can try to flip the stinger and ball over to raise the nose and see if it sits level.

This might change the towing characteristics as it is quite nose down atm.
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Old 07-01-2017, 10:31 PM   #3525
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I used to use a WDH on my Pop-up. It'll make a huge difference.

Also, I've always been fanatical about getting the trailer level due to someone telling me that you'll getting longer life out of the fridge and the back end of the vehicle if it's as close to level as possible.
That's the exact reason why I like being level. My old camper's fridge wouldn't work unless it was level. (While parked, I didn't have it on when towing)
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Old 07-01-2017, 10:49 PM   #3526
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I don't know the weights of your trailer, but
check the weight ratings on that stinger. Likely good for only 500lbs of tongue weight.

If that's enough, you can try to flip the stinger and ball over to raise the nose and see if it sits level.

This might change the towing characteristics as it is quite nose down atm.
Thanks for the advice. My weight limit on it is 7500 (just double checked) and the rig loaded is just under 4000. The hitch is dropped two inches, which I think is the problem? I'm looking into either a new hitch, same set up with a sway bar, or the WDH. Truck can easily handle the weight and load and I love that I can hitch up in under two minutes with the current set up so that is my big concern with the WDH.
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Old 07-01-2017, 11:33 PM   #3527
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New TV - traded the 2500 for a 3500.

The 2500 was great till the road got rough. Coil springs just couldn't hack it.

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Old 07-02-2017, 12:00 AM   #3528
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The hitch is dropped two inches, which I think is the problem?


Measure from the road to the bottom edge of the frame near the axle and at the front near the hitch. The difference will be close the how far you need to come up at the hitch. If it's around 4", you can get that just by flipping the hitch upside down and remount the ball. Less or more than 4" you'll want to get a new hitch.
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Old 07-02-2017, 12:10 AM   #3529
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Measure from the road to the bottom edge of the frame near the axle and at the front near the hitch. The difference will be close the how far you need to come up at the hitch. If it's around 4", you can get that just by flipping the hitch upside down and remount the ball. Less or more than 4" you'll want to get a new hitch.
Right there, most helpful response! 1.75 inches lower on the truck. Guess I'm getting a new hitch! Thank you!
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Old 07-02-2017, 06:42 AM   #3530
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Thanks for the advice. My weight limit on it is 7500 (just double checked) and the rig loaded is just under 4000. The hitch is dropped two inches, which I think is the problem? I'm looking into either a new hitch, same set up with a sway bar, or the WDH. Truck can easily handle the weight and load and I love that I can hitch up in under two minutes with the current set up so that is my big concern with the WDH.
i have an E2 WDH it takes me about 5 minutes to hookup
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Old 07-02-2017, 07:42 AM   #3531
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Thank you for the suggestion, I would like to try a WDH and see if I notice much of a difference.


I have a Wolfpup and the WDH makes a huge difference. Can't hardly tell it's back thereClick image for larger version

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Old 07-03-2017, 04:23 AM   #3532
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New TV - traded the 2500 for a 3500.

The 2500 was great till the road got rough. Coil springs just couldn't hack it.

Thought about air bags but I'd have still been over weight. Attachment 143337
Yeah 3500 for sure, nice setup.
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Old 07-03-2017, 09:20 AM   #3533
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Measure from the road to the bottom edge of the frame near the axle and at the front near the hitch. The difference will be close the how far you need to come up at the hitch. If it's around 4", you can get that just by flipping the hitch upside down and remount the ball. Less or more than 4" you'll want to get a new hitch.
I think you mean 1/2 of the difference.

UPDATE: Nevermind. Thought you'd said at the rear, not the axle!

Although measuring at the rear can be easier than at the axles sometimes.
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Old 07-04-2017, 06:21 AM   #3534
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Traded in my FR Greywolf 22RR last weekend.
8 months of ownership was brutal.


Finally after 76 emails back and forth between 6 different level FR sales and management we said its not worth the hassle to continue my consumer relationship with them.
3 days - 4 States, 3 Provinces and we made it home.


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Old 07-04-2017, 07:47 AM   #3535
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When are you getting your new truck to pull that thing?

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Traded in my FR Greywolf 22RR last weekend.
8 months of ownership was brutal.


Finally after 76 emails back and forth between 6 different level FR sales and management we said its not worth the hassle to continue my consumer relationship with them.
3 days - 4 States, 3 Provinces and we made it home.


Switched from this to this...
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Old 07-04-2017, 12:49 PM   #3538
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Old 07-04-2017, 01:52 PM   #3539
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When are you getting your new truck to pull that thing?
Lol its a Ford not a Dodge
My max tow is a Lot more than the 8420 lbs the trailer is dry weight.
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