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10-24-2017, 12:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,114
Posted By etrailerTeam

Suspension enhancement like air bags or Timbrens...

Suspension enhancement like air bags or Timbrens typically work best to suspend loads carried in the bed of a truck or the cargo area of an SUV. They also work very well when towing a fifth wheel or...
10-23-2017, 10:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 694
Posted By etrailerTeam

There are some solutions that would allow you to...

There are some solutions that would allow you to carry a 400 lb small motorcycle/ dirt bike on a carrier behind your truck. The carrier would weigh around 50 lbs, which would leave you about 50 lbs...
10-09-2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,443
Posted By etrailerTeam

You might want to give the hitch itself a good...

You might want to give the hitch itself a good looking over. The first thing that'll happen if something that shouldn't get flexed gets flexed is that the powder coat will bubble or flake.

Also...
09-30-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 702
Posted By etrailerTeam

The 10K towing/12K weight distribution capacity...

The 10K towing/12K weight distribution capacity of the Curt # C14017 Class IV receiver offers more capacity than you'll ever need, and a considerable savings compared to the OEM offering from Ford....
09-20-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,653
Posted By etrailerTeam

If 'tightening' the chain by a link or two...

If 'tightening' the chain by a link or two doesn't have too much effect on the weight distribution (add additional dowforce to the front axle) you can tighten up by a link if you wish. You'll want to...
09-19-2017, 12:50 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,653
Posted By etrailerTeam

If you look closely at the bars of the SwayPro...

If you look closely at the bars of the SwayPro when they're under tension, they are torqued a little bit. When under load, this torque is what provides the sway control.
09-07-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,653
Posted By etrailerTeam

If the spring bars your current system uses are...

If the spring bars your current system uses are rated for 800 lbs of TW, but your trailer weighs out showing 820 lbs of TW, there's your first issue. Your second issue is the friction sway unit...
08-31-2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 968
Posted By etrailerTeam

It sounds like you're using one of the...

It sounds like you're using one of the entry-level friction sway units like what's shown here:

https://www.etrailer.com/Weight-Distribution/Pro-Series/83660.html

If this is the case, you're...
08-31-2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,180
Posted By etrailerTeam

We get questions from folks about double towing...

We get questions from folks about double towing all the time. None of the hitch manufacturers recommend the practice so we follow their lead and try to discourage it. The practice is legal in many...
08-31-2017, 12:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 564
Posted By etrailerTeam

Adrian- there are also drawbars available that...

Adrian- there are also drawbars available that are height adjustable. These are a great choice for folks that tow multiple trailers with different coupler heights or those that use different vehicles...
08-30-2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 564
Posted By etrailerTeam

To get the drawbar with the proper drop or rise...

To get the drawbar with the proper drop or rise so the trailer's level, just measure the height above ground of the inside top of the receiver tube and the above ground height of the trailer coupler...
08-24-2017, 01:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,210
Posted By etrailerTeam

lhnkele, I'd highly recommend adding a...

lhnkele, I'd highly recommend adding a supplementary transmission cooler if you'll be towing anywhere near the limits of your truck's capabilities, especially in hilly or mountainous areas....
08-16-2017, 01:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,938
Posted By etrailerTeam

This is why I recommend folks read the...

This is why I recommend folks read the instructions for their system to ensure it's set up correctly. The dealer has your money already, they want you off the lot so they might not take the time...
08-02-2017, 01:30 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 8,860
Posted By etrailerTeam

The sort of friction sway control humbleRB...

The sort of friction sway control humbleRB describes is what I'd refer to as an 'entry level' approach to resisting trailer sway. As he found, on trailers longer than 25 or so feet long, 2 of the...
07-27-2017, 01:03 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 8,860
Posted By etrailerTeam

In the past, I've always operated under the...

In the past, I've always operated under the premise that vehicle suspension enhancement systems (SuperSprings, Timbrens, Air Bags) work best for suspending loads carried in the bed or cargo area of...
07-24-2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By etrailerTeam

Since you've paid them to do the work, I'd be...

Since you've paid them to do the work, I'd be inclined to strongly encourage them to fix it correctly. If you need to leave right away, or if returning it to the shop isn't convenient at the moment,...
02-28-2017, 01:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,395
Posted By etrailerTeam

We have a number of towing mirrors that are...

We have a number of towing mirrors that are confirmed to fit 2015+ Ford F-150s. These mirrors clip on, slide on, or snap on to the Ford Factory mirrors and are great to help you see past your...
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