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Old 06-24-2015, 12:26 PM   #1
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Short tow question

Sorry if this is a stupid question...

I park my TT at a lot about 1.5 miles from home. I have the ez equil-i-zer hitch. Am I ok to hitch up and tow to my house without attaching the sway/wd bars?

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Old 06-24-2015, 12:33 PM   #2
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1.5 miles , on city streets low speed , I wouldn't hesitate, to drive without the bars.
Freeway , with the possibility of a cross wind at speed, or semis passing , I'd hook up the complete system.
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Agree with that.
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Old 06-24-2015, 01:51 PM   #4
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Should be no problem as long as you are driving slow.
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Old 06-24-2015, 02:30 PM   #5
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Sway bars are not a requirement, just a darned good idea. At slow speeds, no severe cross winds, no problem!
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Old 06-24-2015, 02:39 PM   #6
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Thank you all! I figured, but since I am new i thought it couldnt hurt to ask.
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Don't have a TT so cant agree or disagree. But i have always found hitching up is a practice of habit... i do my boat, flat tow, dolly tow, exactly the same every time... that way it is habit and i have less chance of forgetting a step. just my way of doin it.
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May be a little late with my two cents. I would check make sure the TT tongue weight does not exceed the TV hitch weight rating for your class 4/5 setup without using the WD configuration.
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Don't have a TT so cant agree or disagree. But i have always found hitching up is a practice of habit... i do my boat, flat tow, dolly tow, exactly the same every time... that way it is habit and i have less chance of forgetting a step. just my way of doin it.
I like this answer the best, same way every time!!!

Write out instructions [check list] and keep them where anyone you want can gain access. As an ex aviator and race car driver..... prepare for when your not 100% or maybe distracted.
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