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Old 01-06-2016, 06:58 PM   #1
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New sway control built into TT

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Old 01-06-2016, 07:11 PM   #2
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I don't know what to think but I plan on getting this option if I order Jay Feather within 2 months.

I know its not a magic fix but would like the extra help. If it turns out to be a bust I can always unplug it down the road.
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Old 01-06-2016, 07:41 PM   #3
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Really cool if it works as advertised.
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Old 01-06-2016, 09:18 PM   #4
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It's made by lippert the and you can retrofit it to any unit.

Basically it senses sway and applies breaks to correct.

I think it's pretty good idea
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Sounds like a pretty good idea. However, looks like if you didn't have a good hitch with sway control you could wear out your brakes pretty fast. But would be a good safety measure as a backup.

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I guess all new Jayco TT 's will come prepped for this and the actual device Will be an option.
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Old 01-06-2016, 10:33 PM   #7
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Nice thing. But my Merc can do exactly the same via ESP/TSP + drop speed by 20 mph in a second. After just 2 sway movements.... It happens very seldom, however, thanks G-d
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But would be a good safety measure as a backup.
My F-150 has a similar electronic sway controller built into the truck's hitch receiver. As Chad noted, I use it as an extra layer of safety with my ProPride hitch.

I don't have any idea how that sway controller built into the trailer hitch would work with the similar system built into my tow vehicle's hitch receiver. But I would do a lot more research before I tried to tow with both.

My ProPride hitch works fine by itself, and so far I haven't noticed any problems when towing with the ProPride with the electronic sway control built into my hitch receiver. I suspect the ProPride prevents any trailer sway strong enough to activate the electronic sway controller, but that's just an educated guess.
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You can add this to any trailer. Lippert apparently bought Tuson or has the rights to the product.

http://www.southwestwheel.com/store/...c-sway-control

There is no built in system on a tow vehicle that does the same thing. The left and right trailer brakes are wired separately so the braking can be applied in a way that the trailer is brought back in line.
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I hope someone who adds this to an existing trailer chimes in with how difficult the install is. At $549 I'd hate to also pay another couple hundred to have a professional install it.
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If it's made by Lippert then it's made to break at some point. It's safer to buy the right truck for the trailer and get a top quality WD and set it up right. I would never put my safety concerns on something made by Lippert unless there were no other choices.
A properly matched, properly setup trailer should not have a sway problem.
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I hope someone who adds this to an existing trailer chimes in with how difficult the install is. At $549 I'd hate to also pay another couple hundred to have a professional install it.
The installation manual is on the website. It's just running the wires from the brakes to the box. https://www.southwestwheel.com/tscinstallation.pdf
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