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Old 01-22-2016, 09:28 PM   #31
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Do I need stabilizer and anti-sway hitch?

Originally Posted by charles_cincy View Post
No it isn't...it's a unibody sitting on top of a ladder frame.

Crawl under a typical unibody car. Now crawl under a RL.

There's a big difference.

Or take a look at the pics of these unibody SUVs

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Now look at the ones for a ridgeline.

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Cindy, your first article isn't even about the Ridgeline. Your second article clearly states it's a unibody. It is what it is. Not a body on frame truck. Own it. It's payload is below a 1500/150 for a reason.

OP sorry for the derail. Yes use a WDH with sway control. Blue Ox makes a very nice one.

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Old 01-22-2016, 09:49 PM   #32
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Originally Posted by tylersdad View Post
I just looked at the Ridgeline manual. It specifically says to NOT use a WDH because "an improperly setup hitch can lead to loss of steering and braking control".
That is true, but you could say that about any improperly set up WDH and\or improperly loaded trailer.

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