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Old 08-12-2012, 02:28 PM   #43
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Those devices stabilize the chassis.
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Old 08-12-2012, 02:48 PM   #44
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#9 on page 3 fig 2 is mis-labeled as a sway bar. It is a trac bar as shown in the drawing.
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Old 08-13-2012, 12:52 PM   #45
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Since we're talking about Trac Bars, I have a question. I will almost always be towing my 20' enclosed ~5k actual weight trailer with a Curtis sway control bar.

Will this combination eliminate or reduce the rear end of my MH from needing a trac bar? I've done the CHF, but have only had it on two trips and I don't recall it having any tail wagging the dog traits. It seems like the sway control bar would reduce the tendency for rear end to shift.
Not sure what a CHF is.

The trailer sway control is designed to help control the trailer. I would not depend on it to control side-to-side MH movement, though it might do some of this.

The track bar is designed to control small side to side movements of the suspension, and by small I mean less than 1/2 inch. It doesn't take much movement to affect the steering.

If you are not experiencing any sway without the track bar count your self lucky.
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Cheap Handling Fix. I'm thinking the sway control will help slightly with wandering. More so than without it at all.
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