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Old 06-24-2012, 11:07 PM   #1
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Timbrens or WDH

Looking to replace my 2600 lbs dry weight travel trailer with a 4000 lb dry weight.

I have a 2012 DCSB with towing package.

Do I buy the WDH and sway or Timbren and a sway? Thanks. Tongue weigh should be around 360lbs (dry weight). I am looking at the 19feet 2008 Mallard Sport travel trailer.

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Old 06-28-2012, 04:41 PM   #2
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WDH. Timbrens only make it look better and keep you from hitting the bump stops, but they do not distribute any weight.
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WDH. Timbrens only make it look better and keep you from hitting the bump stops, but they do not distribute any weight.
Thank you. Any recommendation for a trailer about 4k dry weight around 22' feet (bumper to tongue).

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Old 06-28-2012, 11:45 PM   #4
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Thank you. Any recommendation for a trailer about 4k dry weight around 22' feet (bumper to tongue).

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Look at HI-LO towlite 22ft. (2001-2010 because you want alumium framing). I'm towing an 06, without any problems. no canvas/hardsided pop-up.They stopped making them in 2010, but nice used ones are out there. I'm using a WDH with 800lb. bars, no sway control needed because it's lowered for towing and I never had an issue with swaying
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Look at HI-LO towlite 22ft. (2001-2010 because you want alumium framing). I'm towing an 06, without any problems. no canvas/hardsided pop-up.They stopped making them in 2010, but nice used ones are out there. I'm using a WDH with 800lb. bars, no sway control needed because it's lowered for towing and I never had an issue with swaying

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Definitely WDH. I would use airbags over timbrens for the purpose of towing.
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Definitely WDH. I would use airbags over timbrens for the purpose of towing.

So I don't need both airbags and wdh? Just wdh with sways?
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So I don't need both airbags and wdh? Just wdh with sways?
WDH and sways are just fine. I tow a rather heavy toyhauler with WDH only and it was fine. Just a tip, attach your WDH while the tongue jack is extended. Then lower. Keep doing this until you find the sweet spot on the chaings.
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