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Old 07-15-2015, 11:19 PM   #1
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Hi again everyone! We're taking our 23MBH Whitehawk out on its maiden trip this weekend. I have the Eualizer antiswaysystem on my truck. I have been reading that I should remove the bars when backing up into a campsite or the driveway.I hadn't read this in the manual. Is it necessary to take them off? Also the low points drain lines were open when I picked up the trailer fromantic the dealership. Should they be left open all the time? Then closed when I winterize the trailer. Thank you everyone in advance!
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Old 07-16-2015, 07:29 AM   #2
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I always take off my anti sway bar prior to doing a lot of backing. The weight distribution bars can probably stay in place while you're backing. You have to close the low point drains prior to filling your fresh water holding tanks. We carry a certain amount of water on the road even if we are going to a full hook up site for bathroom breaks, fixing lunch, etc.
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What brand and model hitch system do you have? If it is the Equal-I-Zer 4 way system, no- you do not need to remove the wd bars. If it is a basic hitch system with a side mount friction sway bar then it is highly suggested to remove the sway bar but you should be fine leaving the wd bars hooked up.

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If you have the Equalizer 4-point Anti-sway WDH, or the Fastway E2 2-pt anti-sway WDH, then no you don't have to remove the bars to back up.

However, if you're going to end up with the TV and TT at an odd angle in the campsite, you may find it easier to remove the bars with teh TV & TT in a straight line prior to backing up.

As far as the low point drains, they have to be closed anytime you want to put water in the system. I leave mine open for the trip home and close them once I get home.
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Thank you, and thanks for the tip. I'll put some water in the tank before we leave.
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It is the Eualizer 4 Point Sway Control system. Thank you for your help again.
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Thanks for the tips Charles cincy, it is an Equalizer 4 Point Sway Control system. I'll make sure the drain is shut before we leave.
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