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Old 01-09-2005, 04:10 PM   #1
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I have a Ford Excursion with a 6.8L V10. Currently I am towing an Aerolite 30 foot TT using a standard Weight Distribution hitch with trunnion bars, and one friction sway control. I am thinking about buying a new 31'Rockwood TT and was wondering if I should change my hitch setup. The dealer wants to sell me the "Equal-i-zer" hitch. I was also looking at the dual cam sway control for my hitch. I don't really want to spend the money for a Pullrite or Hensley. Any thoughts would be appreciated.
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I have a Ford Excursion with a 6.8L V10. Currently I am towing an Aerolite 30 foot TT using a standard Weight Distribution hitch with trunnion bars, and one friction sway control. I am thinking about buying a new 31'Rockwood TT and was wondering if I should change my hitch setup. The dealer wants to sell me the "Equal-i-zer" hitch. I was also looking at the dual cam sway control for my hitch. I don't really want to spend the money for a Pullrite or Hensley. Any thoughts would be appreciated.
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Old 01-11-2005, 05:37 PM   #3
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Spend the money on the Hensley! Even if you have to buy a smaller trailer to afford the Hensley. I just bought one 6 weeks ago and towed my 31ft Yukon Wilderness from Dallas to Sierra Vista Arizona - part of the trip with some pretty challenging cross-winds; we never even knew that we were towing a trailer that large, thanks to the Hensley.
I will never ever tow a trailer without the Hensley!!

Best Of Luck; Let us know what you decide.

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Old 01-12-2005, 05:08 AM   #4
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Buy a Hensley. I was pulling my 30' with my Excursion using a Reese Dual Cam. Did good, but wanted something more. Purchased a Hensley and wow, now an totally enjoyable towing experience every time.
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Old 01-12-2005, 07:06 AM   #5
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I agrre, if you have the money get the Hensley. If you donlt want to spend the money, the Reese Dual Cam works great. I towed a
30' sunline with a Dodge Ram 1500 (I know 1/2 ton truck, big trailer, heard all the lectures, doing it right now )with the Reese dual cam setup. I loved it. Hardley any sway even in cross winds and with passing trucks. I couldn't justify the money for a Hensley since I am just a weekend warrior and do 1 or 2 long trips a year. Of course I ended spending the money on a new truck and fifth wheel anyway.
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Old 01-14-2005, 06:20 PM   #6
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Thanks, I may just have to spring for the Hensley. What about hooking up? Sometimes I'm in a tight spot and I can't get the truck straight in line with tailer. Can you hook up on an angle? Also, is it hard to install?
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