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Old 06-30-2011, 11:16 PM   #21
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Picked up the trailer today and towed it home with no WDH / sway. No problems, whatsoever.
Installed the equalizer hitch back at home - took me a couple hours. It only took so long because I am picky, and I want to do it right. And I had to go back inside the house to get a beer out of the fridge at least three times, LOL.
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Old 06-30-2011, 11:30 PM   #22
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Picked up the trailer today and towed it home with no WDH / sway. No problems, whatsoever.
Installed the equalizer hitch back at home - took me a couple hours. It only took so long because I am picky, and I want to do it right. And I had to go back inside the house to get a beer out of the fridge at least three times, LOL.
I had to tow a trailer with my old 96 Tacoma that weighed about 5000lbs and other than no power it wasn't an issue. But it was a short trip and only did it to help a friend.
Props to doing it right even though it would have been easier not to.
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Old 07-05-2011, 09:20 PM   #23
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Update: picked up the trailer last week from the dealer and drove it home without the Equalizer hitch. Worked ok, but I could feel it pushing the truck left & right. That was with an empty truck and trailer.
Then, I installed the hitch in the evening (took a few hours to get it right) and loaded up truck and trailer. It towed orders of magnitude better loaded with the hitch than unloaded without. So I guess they are worth it.
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Looks great man, and you're right, Equalizer and Dual Cams (I have cams) change the way the spring bars work completely, and make towing a much better experience.

I towed my trailer to my father-in-laws house this weekend to store in his 2 bay shed he built for him and I, and the 60 miles I towed seemed like I had nothing back there but some extra wind resistance.
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Nice rig, Op...congratulations...I know ya'll will get lots of enjoyment with it!
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Thanks guys!
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