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Old 09-19-2017, 07:55 AM   #1
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Thanks everyone for the information, the pdi went smooth. Tons of info, but took in what I could. I was nervous about driving home, and especially backing up. Both went well, backing up took me several tries, but not as bad as I thought. I did not realize that wdh's make so much noise! A couple of early turns I was sure I hit something. Finally figured out it was just the hitch making noise around the corner. First lesson learned.


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Old 09-19-2017, 08:24 AM   #2
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Congratulations!

I've been towing trailers for nearly 25 years and it's not unusual for me to have to make several tries backing up. It helps a lot to have a spotter back there.
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Congrats! You'll get use to the operations on your RV. Leaf Springs make more noise than the WDH with Sway Control.
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Congrats!

Don't worry about multiple attempts at backing your unit. Sometimes I nail it the first try, sometimes I have to start over once or twice or make tons of maneuvers; all on the same spot. And I've backed trailers of varying types and sizes since I started driving 23 years ago.

Just take your time and have fun!
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Thanks everyone for the information, the pdi went smooth. Tons of info, but took in what I could. I was nervous about driving home, and especially backing up. Both went well, backing up took me several tries, but not as bad as I thought. I did not realize that wdh's make so much noise! A couple of early turns I was sure I hit something. Finally figured out it was just the hitch making noise around the corner. First lesson learned.


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I use grease on the ball and spring bars where they slide into the ball mount.
That will make it a lot quieter.
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