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Old 01-15-2015, 02:02 PM   #29
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My daughter and I installed the ProPride hitch in a few hours. Most of the time was spent figuring out how to place jacks and blocks just right to position the parts. The instructions are very clear, and Sean gives out his cell number and responds quickly to any questions.

Hitching up has never been an issue, once I figured out how to aim the PP trailer part correctly before I tried to get the TV stinger into it. I have been able to reliably hitch up even at extreme angles-- like when the AS was diagonally across a sloping driveway at almost 90 degrees to the street. Had to adjust the AS side of the hitch a bit with the WD bar jacks to get it just right, and fiddle the tinge jack a little as I approached. Went right in. Was more worried about tire scrub as I pulled out.

I like the updated ProPride design better than the Hensleys, but in any case I would not tie my 22' without it. Lull me, I still pay attention, I just don't have to worry about jackknife issues or the trailer trying to steer the Tacoma--to me that's well worth the money...

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Old 01-15-2015, 02:07 PM   #30
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Originally Posted by SteveH View Post
Don't quite understand that because the Equal-I-zer brand of weight distribution hitch does not use chains. Did you possibly have an Easilift hitch?

It was a generic equalizing, Pro Series set up. It equalized the weight fairly well, but the friction sway control left a lot to be desired. If you changed the chain link in the lifting bars, you really needed to adjust the hitch ball angle as well. It did not work as well as It should have, the Hensley does all it was claimed to do.

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Old 01-16-2015, 05:47 AM   #31

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Ohhhh, were the two bottom pics NOT your vehicle? I seem to remember you had a white 800?
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The black 2007 was new on the lot. First year for that receiver.


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