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Old 03-21-2007, 01:12 PM   #1
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What is hitch system and brake controller of choice?

I just bought a new 2007 31' classic. On my old travel trailer, I had the Reese level bar and seperate sway bar. My question is before I take delivery, I am researching to see what, if any different leveler and sway system seems most effective for a unit of my size. I tow with a 2004 Dodge 2500 4wd Cummings short bed.

Part two of the question is I have the Draw Tite brake controller installed. Will this work or do I need a new brake controller?
Thank you in advance for you feedback in helping me get off to the right start with my new AS.
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Old 03-21-2007, 01:59 PM   #2
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Welcome to the forums and congratulations on the new purchase. Much has been posted here about hitches and the wisdom in utilizing high end hitches as the trailer becomes heavier and longer. Use the search function. Be sure to include the HAHA users guide in your reading.
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Old 03-21-2007, 03:19 PM   #3
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I'll start the bandwagon on other options; Equalizer brand hitch (only $399) and Prodigy brake control...

2 more popular choices.

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Old 03-21-2007, 05:58 PM   #4
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Try what you have. Make sure the bars are rated for you new tongue weight. Friction control is not the best means for sway control but may be adequete given the size of the trailer and the size of the truck. If the truck is a crew cab with the longer wheelbase, that will help. If you find it feels unsafe, upgrade it to something better later this summer.
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Old 04-01-2007, 06:34 PM   #5
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Why not go ahead and call Hensley and ordere up one of those Hensley arrows for only $3000. No I didn't put too many zeros in there. I think that at a price like that it would hook itself up.
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Old 04-01-2007, 06:52 PM   #6
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You will need a new anti-sway/ Weight Distribution set up. The controller should work fine. Go to active technologies website to check compatability.
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