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Old 09-25-2013, 01:09 AM   #11
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snip....... I'm just concerned the hitch work was rushed as well.....snip
Even if the RV dealer tech did install and adjust the WDH correctly, it was under "unloaded" TV/TT conditions. Most WDH's have to be re-adjusted once the TV/TT combination is under "loaded" conditions, I'm sure the tech failed to mention this.

Adjusting the WDH isn't a difficult task, just takes a little patience and the proper tools (ie; torque wrench, etc.). The main objective is to adjust the WDH so that the TV's front suspension is "returned" to it's "unhitched" height, and that the TT tows level (or slightly nose down).

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Old 09-25-2013, 02:14 AM   #12
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Re: WDH question

Looks like the best path forward is for me to educate myself on the proper installation/adjustment of my hitch. Well at least now I have something to do this weekend. Lol. Thank you for all of the replies, they are very helpful.
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Old 09-25-2013, 09:16 AM   #13
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I'm sure you will be fine adjusting your own WDH. Check your TV's owners manual and confirm if it has any specific requirements when using a WDH (ie; front suspension, etc.).

The eaz-lift installation instructions are "ok" to use..., but the WDH link below may provide a little more insight on the adjustment process and what to watch for. After opening the link, the top potion of the page addresses a standard WDH such as yours, ignore the remaining text on the subject of "Dual Cam setup" (Posted by JBarca on 6/06/06).

http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fu...d/17730894.cfm

Tilting the ball mount and/or changing the number of chain links "under tension" will address weight transfer requirements.., and moving the ball mount up/down will address TT leveling requirements. Also, it's ok on the round spring bar WDH's if the spring bar tail has a "slight" up/down attitude, sometimes it's difficult to get them "perfectly parallel" to the TT frame.

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Old 09-27-2013, 11:13 PM   #14
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You just need to tighten the bolts that secure the bracket to the frame. Just remember to compensate for some movement of the bracket when tightening the bolts.
I used to have this system with one sway bar and I still felt sway with a 23' trailer. I'm sorry to say I was not happy with it. When I recently purchased our 2014 Whitehawk 28DSBH I switched to the 4 point equalizer system. All I have to say is what a difference...you might want to consider changing systems.
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Sounds like the bars are under too much tension when loading/inloading them or the TT isnt raised high enough. Will likely have to tune the hitch angle and/or drop a link OR like what was stated above it was orginally set up unloaded (no gear in the TT or TV) and will again need to be re-tuned. When set up properly loading/unloading the bars shouldnt have that much tension on them to the point of fighting them or having the brackets pull away from the TT frame.
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