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Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 10-24-2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,598
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...
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 10-23-2017, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 575
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...
Forum: 2015 - Present Ford F150 10-09-2017, 01:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,250
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...
Forum: 2015 - Present Ford F150 09-30-2017, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 527
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....
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 09-20-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,845
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...
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 09-19-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,845
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.
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 09-07-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,845
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...
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 08-31-2017, 02:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 849
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...
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 08-31-2017, 01:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,863
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...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 Ford F150 08-31-2017, 01:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 499
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...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 Ford F150 08-30-2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 499
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...
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 08-24-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,090
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....
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 08-16-2017, 02:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,586
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...
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 08-02-2017, 02:30 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,948
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...
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 07-27-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,948
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...
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 07-24-2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
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,...
Forum: Towing/ Hauling/ Plowing 02-28-2017, 02:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,267
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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