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Old 08-17-2014, 11:45 AM   #1
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Changed to "proper" trunnion bars on my Reese Dual Cam...

....and what a difference!!

I had been towing the Trade Wind (hitch weight = 750 pounds, more or less) with 1500# bars. I got a deal on a set of 800# bars, and man is it nicer! There's still no sway or issues, but the creaking/popping noises are way down and the whole TV/trailer assembly just "feels" better.

Reese says to match the weight rating of the bars with the hitch weight, and I guess they're right!

Highly recommended!
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Old 08-17-2014, 11:51 AM   #2
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Good move. The lighter bars should be kinder to your rivets also.
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