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Old 08-14-2016, 07:46 AM   #1
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Weight Distribution Adjustment?

When towing, my truck "feels" a bit light in the front. Is this indicative of a possible improper adjustment of my weight distribution hitch? Not enough tension or too much?
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Old 08-14-2016, 07:56 AM   #2
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Ryan,

It is possible you need to readjust the wdh. Best thing to do is check your setup. Follow the wdh how to link in my signature for info on checking your setup.

If possible, when loaded up for your next trip stop by a CAT Scale and weigh your rig as explained in the CAT Scale how to. You will want 3 seperate weights, preferably will all the normal passengers that travel with you in the tv.

Hope this helps.
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Old 08-14-2016, 10:53 AM   #3
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Not sure what kind of hitch you have, if it's an equal-izer, you can add an additional washer to the hitch head to increase the weight on the front of your truck, or you can raise the brackets that are attached to the A arm of your trailer... Possible problem with this approach is it can make it a LOT harder to connect the spring arms. I learned this the hard way yesterday.
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Old 08-14-2016, 11:19 AM   #4
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I've got a Blue Ox sway pro system.
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Cool, I unfortunately don't know how to adjust that style of hitch. I'm sure someone else will chime in.
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Go to their website and get an instruction manual.........it is as simply as that.
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Old 08-14-2016, 01:22 PM   #7
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Thanks Aljo. I know how to adjust it, just wondered what some with perhaps more experience think as far as which way I should adjust it. I'll double check the manual too.
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Our dealer didn't show us how to properly hook up with a Blue OX hitch. Please look up a video online it will save you mounds of grief, sweat and frustration. Once we figured out how to properly hook up life is a dream...and we live in the WV mountains
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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?
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Old 08-14-2016, 06:17 PM   #10
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My husband just reminded me it wasn't a video. I found the solution on a post. Hook up your trailer just as you would, meaning back up drop the trailer onto the ball, then lock the hitch then raise the trailer, hook up the sway bars, then lower the trailer.
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