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Old 05-16-2020, 03:05 PM   #41
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I have a 2020 basecamp x and a equalizer 6k wd with sway and have found it to be a great setup. Stable and decreases the sag on my 2014 taco . You have to be a little creative with the sway bar bracket setup. Let me know if you need more info. I have taken several trips during lockdown and have been very happy with rain, crosswinds and off road trails.


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Old 05-16-2020, 03:36 PM   #42
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Use whatever protection you feel you need for small trailers.
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Old 05-19-2020, 12:27 PM   #43
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Re: Andersen Hitch
This hitch is a lite weight anti-sway hitch with load distribution.

Agree, great on my 20' FC, many thousand miles, on second insert (free from company). Do not know if it fits on Basecamp.
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Old 10-19-2020, 07:41 PM   #44
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show me the setup

Hey Rolind - I have read the Equalizer is a good product, was concerned about its compatibility with the basecamp. I have a 20x on order, patiently waiting. I really would like to buy something in advance of receiving the trailer that I can install on the lot before I make the 2 hour drive home. I love to see the pics of your setup. Is the setup something that I can do on the lot? Thoughts?

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Old 10-19-2020, 08:48 PM   #45
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I would not attempt to install and set up the hitch at the dealer. I brought mine home on just a ball mounted on the receiver and did the install once I had more time and full access to my tools. The basecamp tows fine wo sway control provided the weather is good and the TV and trailer are empty. I have attaced pics of the sway bar brackets. Notice that the inboard part of the bracket is upside down. The actual propane tank interfered with placement in the usual orientation. I would strongly recommend removal of the propane cover while installing the brackets. You will need a special thin wall socket to attach the ball to the equalizer. Get one from equalizer. I tried others and they just donít fit. I didnt have a torque wrench with high enough settings for the hitch ball installation, but with a little math, a breaker bar and my body weight, was able to get the correct torque. Sorry about the sideways orientation of the pics.
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Old 10-20-2020, 08:52 AM   #46
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I would not attempt to install and set up the hitch at the dealer. I brought mine home on just a ball mounted on the receiver and did the install once I had more time and full access to my tools. The basecamp tows fine wo sway control provided the weather is good and the TV and trailer are empty. I have attaced pics of the sway bar brackets. Notice that the inboard part of the bracket is upside down. The actual propane tank interfered with placement in the usual orientation. I would strongly recommend removal of the propane cover while installing the brackets. You will need a special thin wall socket to attach the ball to the equalizer. Get one from equalizer. I tried others and they just donít fit. I didnt have a torque wrench with high enough settings for the hitch ball installation, but with a little math, a breaker bar and my body weight, was able to get the correct torque. Sorry about the sideways orientation of the pics.
Thanks! I was wondering about the propane enclosure, I do see that it looks as though you can get under to get the brackets but your recommendation is to take them off completely for the install, thanks for the tip.

the Anderson is a good $200 cheaper... but I do see there is a concern with this setup, but I have no idea if that applies to the 2021 basecamp 20 model.. Looks like the same creativity you used for the Equalizer is what folks have done with the Anderson..
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The incompatibility with the Atwood 88xxx coupler does not apply after late 2019. It was discontinued. If you're a tinkerer, I have another thread that shows one of many ways to remove the slop from the Atwood coupler and prevent it from damage. Slop in the coupler is detrimental to performance or all sway and weight control set-ups so it is god to address it no mater what style or brand coupler. The Andersen is particularly sensitive to slop.
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