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Re: Auto Transport Trailers

To: "Tw Cook" <>, <>
Subject: Re: Auto Transport Trailers
From: "Phil Ethier" <>
Date: Thu, 15 Apr 1999 18:46:44 -0500
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From: Tw Cook <>

>Re swaying trailers - the trailer I'm currently using (belongs to a friend
>who conveniently doesn't have room to store it at his house) has an
>equalizing hitch, which includes anti-sway bars. I'd not used on of these
>before but it is great - it allows you to essentially move some of the
>tongue weight to the front axle, so if you happen to load heavy on the
>tongue, you can just jack up the equalizing bars a notch to compensate

Don't overdo it you you will have the king of all sway-monsters.  A rule of
thumb is that the hitch should sit one inch lower than it did before the
trailer was applied to it.

Phil Ethier    Saint Paul  Minnesota  USA
Lotus Europa, VW Quantum Syncro, Chev Suburban

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