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Old 07-16-2012, 11:59 PM   #1
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Sway bar on Swift SLX

I was going to get a sway bar on my 185 rb swift slx , but the shop that was going to install it said the frame was not thick enought. Can any of the swift owners tell me what they do for say control. I was looking at a product husky sells that is a clamp on ball to the frame. thanks in advance for any help
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Old 07-17-2012, 01:58 AM   #2
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I have a friction sway hitch on the way right now. I'll have it installed as soon as it arrives. I will make sure to post about itwhen it is all done. I got the Curt for $50 ish.

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Old 07-17-2012, 10:19 AM   #3
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I also put on a friction sway bar and have 0 sway issues. The shop is correct, the frames on TT of that size/type are not really ment to handle a full-on distribution hitch/sway configuration. I think they could end up bending the frame. These TTs are designed to be pulled w/o one due to their light weight. Picked up my friction bar from CW on sale for about $50.
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Hmmm. My dealer had no problem with my request for a WDH and sway bar on my Swift SLX 145 RB. With my Santa Fe's soft rear springs and the fairly high hitch weight for the TV I figured it was a good investment. And, it works really well. Now I wonder if that was the right thing to do.
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Old 07-17-2012, 04:31 PM   #5
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I have the Husky friction sway bar too. Dealer installed, dealer recommended. I asked if I needed two, he and the tech both said no.
Has been trouble free. As w/all sway bars though, remove the bar when backing up. 30 seconds is all that is needed.
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Old 07-17-2012, 07:30 PM   #6
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We talking friction sway bar (bolts up to one side with the two little trailer ball connectors OR a WDH set-up with anti-sway with snap up brackets on the trailer tounge? All the WDH set-up's were installed on the taller/thicker frames (and alot bigger TTs)
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Old 07-17-2012, 08:39 PM   #7
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I have a husky WDH now. I was looking at a friction sway bar. I was wondering if some one could take a picture of the plate that goes on the frame of there trailer


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Old 07-17-2012, 09:05 PM   #8
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this is what I use on my Envoy with no WDH set-up, just a 2" ball/reciever and have no sway or weight issues with my 165BH.

http://www.campingworld.com/shopping...-controls/7369
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Old 07-17-2012, 09:17 PM   #9
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The frame on my trailer is only 3 inches high. Can you please tell me exjay1 what the fame height on your 165 is. Thanks
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Old 07-17-2012, 10:12 PM   #10
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I have dealer installed wdh and sway bar on our 184 bh, no troubles.......happy camping!
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