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Old 04-06-2015, 10:25 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by Chaz Drago View Post
Yeah everything went great. Just curious with regards to the Weight distribution hitch. Should I unhook the bars before maneuvering into place at the camp site?
I wouldn't disconnect the WD bars, but at our PDI, the guy suggested removing the sway control (like a shock absorber that dampens side-to-side movement) if you have one installed before taking on the lock-to-lock maneuvers you might encounter at a campground.

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Old 04-07-2015, 01:34 AM   #22
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Depends on the hitch type, I have both an Equalizer and an Eaz-Lift, both of those you can leave the WDH bars on while backing up, with the Eaz-Lift I take the sway control off before backing up. I have bent a mount on more than one occasion forgetting to take the friction sway control off.


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Old 04-08-2015, 06:07 PM   #23
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I feel like I am going to be learning so many new things about this thing everytime that I use it. I am enjoying reading through the forums learning things everytime that I look. Eventually I will have something to contribute back. The same thing happened on the Toyota forum. First you learn then you teach.
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Old 05-08-2015, 05:46 PM   #24
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Just an update to anyone who keeps up with the threads. The atkins furnace apparently has a switch inside the cover on the inside of the trailer. I'm not sure what its for but all the tech had to do was switch it on and the furnace worked brilliantly. Apparently this had them a little confused as there was gas and 12 VDC at the furnace but it still wouldn't come one. I'm guessing they either stumbled upon the answer or had to call the manufacturer. Either way its good now.
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Old 05-09-2015, 12:26 AM   #25
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Chaz Drago - thanks for reporting back......

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