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Old 01-22-2019, 12:37 PM   #1
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Pull 2018 Classic 33 with 2015 Chevy HD 2500 Duramax, Equalizer hitch, 1400 lb WD bars. Also have a Leer cap on truck bed. Airstream pulls fine, little sway. I was wondering if installation of SuperSprings would be a safe addition. Anyone have input for me?
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Old 01-22-2019, 01:48 PM   #2
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Pro Pride, no sway.
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Old 01-22-2019, 02:28 PM   #3
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I don't see the connection between helper springs on the 2500Dmax and sway.
Sway starts at the trailer not the TV.👍

Ck for proper tw and weight distribution, make sure the AS is level.🤓
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I have a similar setup. 2017 F250 gas with cap and 30' trailer. I am able to level fairly well with my Equalizer but have thought about adding Timbren springs, which are similar to summo. Haven't pulled the trigger yet. Also interested in hearing thoughts.
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Old 01-22-2019, 05:37 PM   #5
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Is your DW correct?

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Sounds like too much weight on back of trailer
Does your airstream sit level when hooked to truck or is hitch too high?
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is your dw correct?

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James, had PrpPride on my FC28. Had to switch to Equalizer cuz PP will not work on the Classic 33.
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Old 01-23-2019, 06:04 AM   #9
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All, not concerned with sway. And rig/tv fairly level. Just concerned about safety. Tongue weight already 1,200 lbs. before cap put on. Seems like the SuperSpring idea is not bad.
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[QUOTE=DeltaRon;2202460]All, not concerned with sway.

That's a big mistake!
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That's a big mistake!


Why? Equalizer WD mitigates my sway.
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Why? Equalizer WD mitigates my sway.


Not installing SuperSprings to minimize sway, but to help relieve stress from my tongue.
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This video was posted a while back about how airbags used for leveling and WD hitches move weight between axles. Just reposting it as it may help with your comment that you want"to help relieve stress from my tongue".

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Not installing SuperSprings to minimize sway, but to help relieve stress from my tongue.[/QUOTE

Ron,
Helper, (stiffer) springs will not relieve stress, stiffer springs with the same weight, would increase shock 'stress'.
It may seem counterintuitive but a heavier TW with the same springs & proper WD would ride smoother with less percieved stress.
Helper springs, add-on airbags do not increase payload , level trailer with proper WD is the best way to move weight.🤓


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