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Old 10-20-2013, 04:55 PM   #1
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1st time on the interstate with x23b

2013 x23b tv is a 02 Tahoe. Tv has factory tow package.
No water in tanks except what may of been in water heater.
No fire wood .
No WDH or sway controll.
50 - 60 Mph OK
anything over I had had sway & bounce,
White knuckles & hitting the brake control at times, not happy.
I'm running races but 10 - 15 less than everyone else is a danger I feel.
So on the way home I took slower routes.
Never had this with other trailers, but was always able to install a WDH.
I guess I'm going to have to get my thinking cap on & figgure out how Jayco wants a WDH unit mounted on my trailer.
End of rant for now !!!
We do love this camper !
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Old 10-20-2013, 05:46 PM   #2
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1st time on the interstate with x23b

Good luck
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Old 10-20-2013, 05:47 PM   #3
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Why can't you put a WDH with sway control built in?
Looks like an Equilizer E2 type would mount just behind the dual propane tanks.
I have a smaller trailer and mounted WDH and sway control?
Hope you figure it out.

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Old 10-20-2013, 06:22 PM   #4
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How is your tongue weight? If you are out of balance you can have sway issues.

I am using an equalizer brand WDH. Fits like a glove, and only once have I ever had a sway issue, and that was with extremely high head winds, and my HTT tire pressure was a little low (45psi).
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Old 10-20-2013, 06:52 PM   #5
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First camper and first time towing one. TV is a 2010 Silverado 1500 tt is Jayco 287BHBE which is 33ft long, Have the Fastway E2 and Primus IQ brake controller. It towed amazingly well and even at highway speeds 60-65 was max. Like I said never towed a TT before but pulled very nicely.
I would think any of the WD and sway systems would hook up to your Jayco.
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Old 10-20-2013, 07:23 PM   #6
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1st time on the interstate with x23b

I use a husky WDH and a sway bar on my 23B. I tow it with an 07 Toyota Tundra. I have not had any issues.
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Old 10-20-2013, 07:25 PM   #7
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I guess I will wait and see why it is he can't install a WDH and what his pre-hookup weight distribution is. These threads are chick full of threads on towing, sway and the like for him to not know what he should be doing. Don't know why the rant either.
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Old 10-20-2013, 07:30 PM   #8
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I have a 23j and have the equalizer WDH on my trailer....it works great but I rarely tow over 60 MPH
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Old 10-20-2013, 08:37 PM   #9
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Balanced right you can tow over 65 just as well as under. I had the 17Z up to 75 on more than one occasion briefly while overtaking. With ST tires limited to 65 and the trailer a little overweight (tires under max) I kept my all day cruising speed at 65. GY Marathons too.

Now I tend to tow at 60 since that gives me the same mileage as with the 17Z, even though the RV is almost twice the weight. That too is stable at 65. Never had it faster.
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I started out without WDH and had the same experience. Stuck to back roads doing 55 and under and was not comfortable. It didn't help I was new to towing. Once I got proper WDH on there, things were a LOT better. Made it from MI to VA and back without any issues at 65 on the turnpikes, ran through the mountains and all. I know you were having issues finding space in the 2013 model, but surely the dealer's done a few of them. If not, there must be someone else who has. I think you'll be much happier with it.
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