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Old 08-14-2016, 06:26 PM   #11
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Do you have a link to the video or a way for me to locate the one you're referring to?
This may help: https://www.youtube.com/results?sear...ue+ox+sway+pro

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Old 08-14-2016, 06:28 PM   #12
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I've got a Blue Ox sway pro system.
I have the Blue Ox Sway Proper as well. Assuming you have the correct spring bars for the weight of your trailer, the only adjustments are in the chains and rotating latches. Blue Ox recommends you have 3 full links showing at the bottom of the rotating latch.
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Thanks. Yup, that's what I do. Thanks again for your reply.
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I had exactly the same issue on my last trip, found that once you have the trailer hitched without the spring bars, using the tongue jack, physically lift the back of the truck 1inch above where the tongue starts to bear down on hitch, then install spring bars, then let full weight on hitch, I found this method put more weight evenly across both axles of truck, and it didn't feel like I had lost any steering control, front end firmly planted on ground
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I had exactly the same issue on my last trip, found that once you have the trailer hitched without the spring bars, using the tongue jack, physically lift the back of the truck 1inch above where the tongue starts to bear down on hitch, then install spring bars, then let full weight on hitch, I found this method put more weight evenly across both axles of truck, and it didn't feel like I had lost any steering control, front end firmly planted on ground
Interesting.
I'm not sure how doing that would do anything to redistribute the weight more evenly across the axles any differently than not using the tongue jack. It is the weight distribution bars themselves that shift the weight to the front axle of the tow vehicle and to the axles of the trailer.

I thought the only reason to use the tongue jack to lift the trailer and tow vehicle was to make the bars much easier to snap into place. It certainly does make it easier.
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I think that's right yes. I actually adjusted the spring bars up one link to see what would happen. Very windy day so hard to compare. I didn't lose the camper though! Not a fun ride by any means.
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Old 08-17-2016, 05:18 PM   #17
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Just went through the same issue with my TV - front end felt light and not firmly planted on the road, even after adjusting my WD setup. Discovered that while I was well within my towing capacity for the TV (2014 F150 Platinum Super Crew) I was at the max for my load capacity. Ended up getting a new TV with higher load capacity to fix the problem. Check your load capacity (sticker inside the driver door) and weigh your TT tongue. Long post here on my journey at:

http://www.jaycoowners.com/forums/f7...sed-38178.html
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Old 08-18-2016, 03:23 PM   #18
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lue OX Sway Pro

I also have the Blue OX. I find if you use the chains to adjust you will find a difference in your front axle feel. The video on their web page was informative. My dealer told me go 5 links. The video says go 9 links. I went to 7 and it made a huge difference.
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Thanks much. I was at 9 and actually went to 10 based upon what I saw in their site. Still experimenting!
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