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Old 09-26-2007, 09:09 AM   #15
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Juel,
Is the truck already wired for towing? If so you or your SO can do it. It is easy.
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Old 09-26-2007, 09:24 AM   #16
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Well, it's got the towing package and this little pigtail thingy in a bag in the glove compartment for wiring the controller, so I guess the answer is yes. You think we can do it?
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Old 09-26-2007, 12:27 PM   #17
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yes! finding the plug was the hard part. go for it!
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Old 09-26-2007, 11:32 PM   #18
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Can you follow instructions? tell red from blue from green from white?
Then you can do it! Use crimp connectors no wire nuts!
The connector for the pigtail should be right near the drivers right knee. you may have to remove the fuse panel.
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Old 09-26-2007, 11:43 PM   #19
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If you get the correct cable for your truck, it's plug and pray. I put one in my new Tundra in 30 minutes....
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Old 09-27-2007, 06:35 AM   #20
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Thanks for all your input. I ordered the Prodigy, and I ordered the plug-in connector for the 2007 Ford that should make it so easy I could possibly do it. My husband says it should be no problem for him, so I'm glad he doesn't read the Forum. I think I've made us look a little like boobs here! Thanks for all your help. Now about the dual-cam that's on this trailer...oops that's another problem I'm not sure I want to get into right now. We'll have the old equalizer hitch to fall back on. Something we're comfortable with. These modern contraptions!!!!!
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Old 09-27-2007, 10:30 AM   #21
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I am pondering how to approach rigging up the new (to me) F250. The new rig doesnt have so much as a reciever at this point so it is start from scratch there....And I am not thinking about going the Hensely route- to much money for not enough gain.
You might consider a PullRite - cheaper than a Hensely but more than a Equal-i-izer or Reese.
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Old 09-27-2007, 01:27 PM   #22
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You might consider a PullRite - cheaper than a Hensely but more than a Equal-i-izer or Reese.
Looks neat, but the website shows a price of about $3,000.
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Old 09-27-2007, 02:34 PM   #23
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your 250 has leafs front and rear right?
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Old 09-27-2007, 02:41 PM   #24
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Looks neat, but the website shows a price of about $3,000.
umm...you have an F-250!
You surely don't require such an elaborate hitch...

These expensive contraptions might be a great solution for those pulling with lesser TV's.

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Old 09-27-2007, 02:42 PM   #25
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umm...you have an F-250!
You surely don't require such an elaborate hitch...

These expensive contraptions might be a great solution for those pulling with lesser TV's.

You are no longer in this category.

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I think you are correct about that, I was responding to a suggestion to look at that type of hitch.
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Old 09-27-2007, 06:26 PM   #26
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On the controller issue its simple Remove the fuse panel,the plug for the controler harness is on the right.the wires from the harness are color coded to the controler.Red to red,blue to blue ect Its that simple .Finding the harness plug is the hardest.Its basiclly plug and play.
ITs easy dont waste your money Hitch places wont tell you Ford is plug and play ,they want to make that easy money.We dont have a trailer yet (still lookin)but we are gettin the small stuff out of the way first.
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Friction vs dual cam sway control

My current set up has a friction sway bar. With the F150, this system seemed to be fine. As part of my hitch review for the new truck, I am wondering if anyone knows of data showing how the dual cam systems compare. I am not opposed to switching to a dual cam system, but I want to make sure it is a genuine improvement (or on the flip side not a poorer solution) over what I am using.
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I am also wondering if the bend at the end of the weight distribution bars make difference. The ones I have are straight bars.
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