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Old 07-31-2017, 06:01 PM   #57
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....having said that, my curiosity got the better of me and I researched the Pro Pride hitch and have to say it's ingenious. This is something I would really consider if I was having problems with the trailer wiggling around with passing trucks, etc.
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Old 07-31-2017, 07:14 PM   #58
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It's the trailer brakes. Need disc. Antilock.
Slowmover, I feel like the truck is under-braked without the trailer connected, let alone with it. Obviously, it's much worse with the trailer on the truck ...

I kept the tires aired per the specs (80 in the rear and 65 up front), but dropping to 75 in the rear helped the ride and didn't change the braking at all... Still sucks.
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Old 08-01-2017, 05:58 AM   #59
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Does anyone find it interesting that the driver BEHIND the camper is hand filming it? Maybe it was intentional?
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There *is* a thread that digs into this ....

I know, it's so much more fun to go over it again !!!

The guy in the car behind just happened to notice a problem and started filming. Nobody flips a trailer like that on the Garden State Parkway for fun. The only claim reported is that a tire blowout on the rig was the issue. So far I've had a really hard time spotting any tire damage prior to the point the trailer rolls over.

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An update to let anybody that is interested that I "fixed" my issue. In addition to what has been posted I did see the post that referenced the soft tires I run and then was deleted.

Last time I weighed the trailer and truck I was 180 lbs short of returning the unhitched weight to the front axle. So I moved the hitch angle down the last couple of notches on the angle washer (a small change) and started using 4 links instead of the 5 links I used before (a larger change). The truck felt solid that way. But a bit more susceptible to trucks passing. I have dropped back to the 5 link hitching and now a very small, subtle effect from passing trucks now.
Stil curious about this effect and the VPP hitches though.
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