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Old 04-30-2013, 11:07 PM   #11
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Thanks to all who responded to my questions. I think I'm set to go...probably with the Reese 66151.

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Old 05-01-2013, 03:19 AM   #12
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Old 06-12-2013, 07:46 PM   #13
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I have a Skylark and experienced sway problems between 55-60 mph. I installed a Reese Friction Sway control and no more problems.Name:  83660.jpg
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Size:  4.3 KB Cost is about $55 and is an easy DIY install on the trailer, but you will need a weld shop to add the sway ball on your ball bracket. We tow with a 2012 Honda Pilot 6 cyl and get between 10 and 14 mpg depending upon speed and terrain towing the Skylark. We previously towed it with a Mazda Tribute, but teh small fuel tank meant you were stopping every 1-1/2 hours for fuel.
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Old 07-16-2013, 06:47 PM   #14
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I have a Skylark FKV with 410 Lbs. of tongue weight when tt is loaded pulled by a V8 Toyota 4 Runner/with air suspension, a Reese 66151 WDH and a friction sway control on the side. Though the sway control was really not needed the passing large trucks made a small side push, high winds had some effect on stability and curving roads with dips and dives slightly created or changed how firm the trailer behaved. Because of the light weight of the trailer seems the friction bars on the 66151 WDH do not create a lot of friction for resistance. The added sway bar with a light friction setting makes the trailer even more steady.
Food for thought for Skylark owners.

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Old 06-12-2014, 12:38 PM   #15
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Having towed my 2011 Skylark FKV across country twice now (the first without sway control), I experienced much less sway after installing a Reese RP66151 weight distribution system with integral sway control prior to the second trip. However, "boatbuilder" is correct: the distribution of your cargo and the impact on tongue weight is important to properly setting up your tow vehicle/trailer for successful and happy towing. If you choose to install the kit, be careful when you torque the pad hangers onto your trailer frame - you will not be able to achieve the recommended torque before you begin to crush the trailer frame, which is made of aluminum.

Happy towing!

p.s. - my wife and I love our Skylark!!

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