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Old 07-05-2007, 12:51 PM   #1
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Anyone have any experience w/ the Reese dual cam sway control w/ light trailers? I am considering one for my Jeep Cherokee when towing a 3500# Casita.

I use a friction device when towing w/ my full sized van, but the Cherokee is "squirrelier" as a TV.

I've told the cams don't work for light trailers, though?

Bob
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Old 07-05-2007, 12:51 PM   #2
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Anyone have any experience w/ the Reese dual cam sway control w/ light trailers? I am considering one for my Jeep Cherokee when towing a 3500# Casita.

I use a friction device when towing w/ my full sized van, but the Cherokee is "squirrelier" as a TV.

I've told the cams don't work for light trailers, though?

Bob
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Old 07-05-2007, 03:29 PM   #3
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Hello there bobinyelm, to be honest with you the "friction devices" you mention come no where near the Reese dual cam sway control. Until i got my 5th wheeler all i ever used was the Reese dual cam,used it for years. pulled a 28 ft TT and never felt anything being passed by a 18wheeler.
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Old 07-06-2007, 08:49 PM   #4
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I am not 100% sure but I think the lowest rated bars for the dual cam hitch is 600 lbs of verticle weight , if your around 3500 # on your trailer it may giver you a slighly harsh ride. My cousin tows his boat with his cherokee , I think his verticle weight is a round 400 lbs. He needed to put air bags in when he had the kids, wife and gear in it. So maybe the bars being slightly on the heavy side given the fact cherokee's doesnt have much or a rear spring to carry the weight may help ?
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Old 07-11-2007, 06:55 AM   #5
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The Reese Dual Cam sway control system need at least 400lbs of tongue weight to be effective.
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I know you asked about the Dual Cam and I am not trying to start a brand ware, but if the 400 minimum tongue weight is a concern then take a look at Equal-i-zer Hitch

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