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Old 07-25-2015, 09:53 PM   #1
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How long is my trailer?

We just brought home a White Hawk 23MRB. Jayco lists the length as 26 feet. So is it a 23 footer or 26 footer?

The reason I ask is because the dealer installed a Husky WDH with one-sided sway control. It was supposed to be an Equal-i-zer with 4-point sway control. Husky's web site says they recommend 2-sided sway control for trailer longer thin 24 feet. I need to know if the dealer should've installed 2-sided sway control and whether or not I should raise this issue with them.

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Old 07-25-2015, 10:13 PM   #2
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25 feet, 11 inches from hitch to bumper (based on specs from the Jayco site), the living space, is 23 feet (or there abouts).


Husky is a good hitch, not heard anything bad about them. Equal-I-zer is as well.
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Old 07-25-2015, 10:54 PM   #3
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Congrats on the new rig!!!

As for the hitch, you will probably be ok with the single side friction bar, but if you were suppose to get an Equal-I-Zer 4 way system, go get it!!! It is a step above the basic system side bar system....

Good luck!!!
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Old 07-25-2015, 11:00 PM   #4
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How long is my trailer?

The dealer no longer sells it. Otherwise that's what I would've gotten. I was pretty hot when I saw the tech putting the husky on. They gave me a $75 store credit to make up for it. Problem is, we already bought everything we needed for less than half the cost at Amazon.

So, I'm going to use the credit for the second sway controller and installation.
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Old 07-26-2015, 03:26 AM   #5
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Yeah that would be considered a 26' trailer...
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Old 07-26-2015, 06:58 PM   #6
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They want $60 to add the second sway bar. It's a 5 minute job (mount the sway plate to the frame with 6 screws, then put the ball on the hitch), but my wife won't let me do it, so I'm stuck paying their labor. What fries me is, I negotiated the install with the deal. So this should be covered. But the dealer says they never put two sway bars on even though Husky's website recommend two sway bars for TT greater than 24 feet.

Not thrilled with this dealer, but there are only 2 dealers in Northern California.
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Old 07-26-2015, 09:17 PM   #7
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Husky makes the "Centerline" WD hitch, I would tell them that is what you want if you can't get the Equal-I-zer. It's very similar with integrated active sway control.

My original dealer pulled a similar trick on me. The entire negotiation I stated an Equal-I-Zer hitch and they attempted to install a traditional Husky round bar. I refused to complete the purchase without the hitch I bought. I didn't get it, but they did provide the Centerline. I was skeptical at first, but now 4 1/2 years later I am very pleased with the system on both of my TT.
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Old 07-26-2015, 09:33 PM   #8
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They have the centerline. That's what I should've done, but I was totally seeing red. The worst part is, they tried charging me $400 for a $380 hitch. And they tried to tell me that was their cost. So I looked it up on Amazon and shoved it in the sales manager's face.
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Old 07-26-2015, 09:42 PM   #9
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Our 33RLDS has a 33 foot box and is 35.5 foot long from ball to rear bumper.
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Husky makes the "Centerline" WD hitch, I would tell them that is what you want if you can't get the Equal-I-zer. It's very similar with integrated active sway control.

My original dealer pulled a similar trick on me. The entire negotiation I stated an Equal-I-Zer hitch and they attempted to install a traditional Husky round bar. I refused to complete the purchase without the hitch I bought. I didn't get it, but they did provide the Centerline. I was skeptical at first, but now 4 1/2 years later I am very pleased with the system on both of my TT.
Which Centerline do you have? HD or TS?

I am from Central California too. I wonder if we bought from the same bait-and-switch dealer?
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