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Old 04-19-2016, 10:41 AM   #21
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Wow, Thanks everyone for all of the wonderful, and helpful information. I am still really undecided at this time, as to one or two sway bars, but I will take and have the rig combination weighed. Maybe that will help me decide, once I get the numbers.

As usual you guys gave me a lot to think about.


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Old 04-19-2016, 02:21 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by Hohenwald48 View Post
Are you saying that additional tongue weight will solve all sway issues? Is insufficient tongue weight the only cause of sway if your WDH is adjusted so your front axle weighs the same hitched as it does unhitched?
My comments were meant to be centered around the load balance inside the trailer. The majority of the weight in you trailer should be forward of the axles to ensure 10% to 15% of the total load is on your tongue.

The tow vehicle WDH setup should be remeasued/readjusted whenever you make trailer load adjustments.

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Old 04-21-2016, 08:08 AM   #23
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I have a 29qbs and originally had one sway bar. My first few tows I noticed a few times where trucks gave me some sway (not a lot but enough to give me pause). The sway bar manufacturer (Curt) indicated based on my length that I needed a second sway bar.

Whether I had just become better at loading, WDH use, etc. (I was fairly new to this at the time) or whether it was the sway bar, it seemed to help quite a bit. For the price, it certainly was worth trying and I am very glad I did.

I also upgraded my shocks to Bilstein and added Timbrens to my TV, again, well worth the investment.

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