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Old 08-12-2006, 08:24 AM   #15
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I guess I missed the photos being busy at work the past week or so...Thanks for that it does make it easier to see. I have taken off the stirrups temporarily until I can get the right ones for these bars. The bars fit the hitch no problem, but I do not have s third bar that connects them across the back forming the triangle. I do have lots of instructions now and when I can get to a local Reese dealer I can see about the parts missing to make this all right.
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Old 08-12-2006, 08:32 AM   #16
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Alan,

The sturrups you have will work fine with the bars that you have. All you should need to get is the cams for the end of the bars. I don't understand what you are talking about with a third bar. There is no third bar. Take a better look at the photos and the reese instructions that I sent you.

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Old 08-12-2006, 01:35 PM   #17
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thanks JIm, yes I think the third bar is from another type set up. I spoke to someone form the forum just now, who explained that part. Duhhhh!
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additional questions

I have been searching for days and this is the only place i have found this weight distribution hitch. I purchased a trailer with this setup. The questions are these (let me know if i get something wrong):
1) Is the initial set up on the truck hitch the same as most of the others, namely level the trailer and measure the height where the ball goes - measure the truck front and back bottom of wheel wells - ect, ect?
2) Is this set up also anti-sway?

The pictures are very helpful, Thanks
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I have been searching for days and this is the only place i have found this weight distribution hitch. I purchased a trailer with this setup. The questions are these (let me know if i get something wrong):
1) Is the initial set up on the truck hitch the same as most of the others, namely level the trailer and measure the height where the ball goes - measure the truck front and back bottom of wheel wells - ect, ect?
2) Is this set up also anti-sway?

The pictures are very helpful, Thanks
1) By etc., etc. you mean that you measure the wheel wells before the trailer is hitched and then re-measure after you've hitched and cinched the weight distribution... then yes. The procedure is the same. When you cinch the weight distribution the goal is to transfer a portion (most?) of the tongue weight back to the vehicle axles - particularly to the front wheels. I'm sure somebody will add to that if I've oversimplified.

2) If your bars have the "cam" mechanism then yes, it's anti-sway. The cams have to be adjusted properly so they are fully mated when the tow vehicle and trailer are straight. The cam mechanism relies on friction to resist sway. I like this method of sway control compared to a friction bar that some rely on.
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Thank you for the info it help a lot. If i need anything else i know where you park. lol
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Looking for the stirrup

Hi all,

I've been looking for a part that I need for this setup. I managed to break the arm that the stirrup is attached to. Are these available anywhere?

Thanks for any help.

I am new to this site. I don't own an Airstream, but I do have a travel trailer.
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