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Old 03-07-2021, 02:20 PM   #21
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That this is going to be one harsh ride for that Airstream. 1 ton pickup might not be an issue for a 34' slide out given it's got some weight, but a 20 is like a flea riding on an elephant. I would consider a very entry level airsafe hitch or equiv. Now I would caution you, a lot of people...myself included, buy the cute small Airstream, then realize you know, I really shoulda gotten a 25 or 28. If you have ANY thought at some point on getting a larger Airstream (or other larger trailer) get a bit larger Airhitch than you need. Yes, it does push the connection back about a foot, but the ride is very smooth. You could use a Class 4 with what you have and have a bit of room to spare. I have the Class 6 and it's a monster and a PITA to get into the receiver, but my ride quality was unbelievably better and I stopped popping the occasional rivet after going to it.

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I'll check with them in the morning, but just wondering, is the airsafe hitch adjustable for the air pressure? The class 4 is rated 9000 lbs.. 900 lb tongue weight.. Would it even deflect with the Bambi? My (33 ft.) Spartan is only 5500-6500 lbs on 2 axles.. I like the idea though.
For my two-axle, I've been looking at these; https://www.standardaxle.ca/product/...t013-143-03-2/

Now I see these ones; https://www.morryde.com/products/cre3000-triple/

What brave new world that has such things for old trailers..
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Watch the rivets pop

That is a lot of truck for an itty bitty trailer. Be careful on bumpy roads, or you are bound to be popping rivets left, right & center.
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To me a sway bar can't hurt. With that big truck you could be driving down the highway with that trailer swaying like a drunken sailor and you'd never know. That is until you reach your campsite only to find the trailer fell off the hitch miles back. An exaggeration for sure, trailers can and do sway no matter what's towing them.
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