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Old 04-18-2015, 10:01 PM   #31
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So I am reading through this thread. I have checked my hitch, weights and tire pressure. The thing tows awesome until you hit certain roads. I have lots of issues in southern states where I-95 runs through. Seems rutted black top or grooved cement cause some pretty bad sway that doesn't occur normally.
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Old 06-02-2015, 11:13 PM   #32
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we just bought the 28bhbe and are towing with a 2013 Expedition. I can't speak with expertise, but with the first hitch the dealer put on we were scared to death on the freeway. (had to come home and purchase new underwear!)

After 3 break in trips, my DH came home did a lot of research and ordered the Equalizer hitch. Night and day difference!!!!!! The sway is GONE and we could closer to highway speeds (speed limit in AZ is 75, we still aren't going to go 75).
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Old 06-03-2015, 06:57 AM   #33
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we just bought the 28bhbe and are towing with a 2013 Expedition. I can't speak with expertise, but with the first hitch the dealer put on we were scared to death on the freeway. (had to come home and purchase new underwear!)

After 3 break in trips, my DH came home did a lot of research and ordered the Equalizer hitch. Night and day difference!!!!!! The sway is GONE and we could closer to highway speeds (speed limit in AZ is 75, we still aren't going to go 75).
Congrats on a great hitch system, they sure do make a difference.

Just an FYI: trailer tires are typically rated for a max speed of 65MPH
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Old 06-03-2015, 10:17 AM   #34
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ha ha, yes Filthy-Beast. What was in my head typing and what I typed didn't quite match. We weren't actually trying to go 75, but 60, 65 maybe even 70 in really good road conditions. We can't keep up with AZ speed limits, but we would like to make a decent showing and keep up with the RVers.

Previous to the new hitch we could only go about 45 which would make for some long road trips when we like to go all over the western US.
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Old 06-03-2015, 10:59 AM   #35
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Love my Equal-i-zer hitch. I consider it the best on the market. Although, I'm sure some will argue that statement!
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Old 06-03-2015, 04:01 PM   #36
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we just bought the 28bhbe and are towing with a 2013 Expedition. I can't speak with expertise, but with the first hitch the dealer put on we were scared to death on the freeway. (had to come home and purchase new underwear!)

After 3 break in trips, my DH came home did a lot of research and ordered the Equalizer hitch. Night and day difference!!!!!! The sway is GONE and we could closer to highway speeds (speed limit in AZ is 75, we still aren't going to go 75).
we have the same camper and the dealer tried to sell me on a lessor hitch. thanks to the wise people here I held firm and insisted on an equalizer and I am very happy I did. 28BHBE tows with no issues not a hint of sway. You post hearing the different though just reaffirms that I made the right choice. Glad that fixed your sway issues
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I tow a jayflight 267bhsw...just shy of 30' with an f150
I have no issues with sway

I make sure there is little or no added weight to the rear of my tt tires...that storage bunk is filled with light stuff...the bunks inside the trailer as well...most of my heavy gear goes in the front storage bunk

when hooked up I am level, tongue is slightly down

I never tow with full water tanks, especially the black and grey as they are rear of the tt wheels

my fresh tank is just over the wheels...

you might need to simply switch around the way you pack the tt...move more stuff up front (all of our clothes and bedding sits on the bunk over the tongue) maybe even shift it over the axels...lighten up the rear of the tt
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