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Old 04-17-2012, 07:37 AM   #1
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I had read about CANAM RV being really good at adjusting your Airstream to your truck. So I took a chance and wrote to them and sent a picture of how I looked hooked up. He wrote back this morning and gave me his advice.
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Old 04-17-2012, 07:43 AM   #2
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I had read about CANAM RV being really good at adjusting your Airstream to your truck. So I took a chance and wrote to them and sent a picture of how I looked hooked up. He wrote back this morning and gave me his advice.
What did you make of Andy's advice?
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Old 04-17-2012, 07:54 AM   #3
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well, having just read it, I clipped it and will print that out, and will take it to the trailer/rv people here in town. The owner is a firechief here...but otherwise I was sharing this to get you guys/ gals opinions.
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Old 04-17-2012, 08:13 AM   #4
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well, having just read it, I clipped it and will print that out, and will take it to the trailer/rv people here in town. The owner is a firechief here...but otherwise I was sharing this to get you guys/ gals opinions.
Billy,

The advise is right on, get the trailer and TV level when hooked up with WD bars set.

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Based on the photo, it appears you do not have an anti-sway setup which you should have for trailers over 20' if memory is correct, no torsion setup, front is to high and maybe even in need of new axles unless they have been replaced over the past few years.

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Old 04-17-2012, 09:37 AM   #6
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Yep, go with Andy's advice and don't look back. You might be surprised at how much your ride/handling improves.
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Old 04-17-2012, 10:05 AM   #7
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What did you make of Andy's advice?
I think his advice is spot on, especially as what he's recommending is exactly what he's done for me.

Personally I'd use a weight distributing system and sway control whatever trailer I was towing, big or small.
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Old 04-17-2012, 10:23 AM   #8
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If you dont need your overload (helper) springs you can remove them. Overload springs usually only add 500# capacity anyway.
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There is no better advice than from the man (Andy). Got for it and enjoy the drive.
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I would trust anything Andy says. He is the expert of experts. We are going to have him set us up when the time comes!
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Your so right !!! He has alot of know how.
When it comes to airstream trailers and trailer set up / axles etc.
He's the person I would definately talk too!!
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I plan to print out the reply from him and just flat out take it to a trailer place here in town...as I continue to remove all the bugs of doubt with our towing set up. Thankyou for the positive feed back...I am learning all this as I go from one day to the next.
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Coincidentally I talked to Andy today about my new TV and he spent 10 minutes providing me all the information needed. He knew the specifics of my combination and told me how great the TV would work with my 28' International. He provided the information without any expectation that I would be making the long tow to Can Am but I'm now inclined to work a trip in up there in conjunction with a long anticipated trip to the Michigan U-P.
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Is your "new" tv, the 07 Dodge in your profile?

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