ProPride Blog

Jun 4, 2021 9:39:27 AM


Now that I have your attention Let me first say, I’m new to the “towing” world. My wife and I decided mid-year 2020 to delve into the RV trailer world. We knew NOTHING! Yep, absolute beginners. We bought a brand new Lance 2285 to go with the 2017 F150 (Lariat, max tow, 3.55 axle, 5.5’ bed. I added Bilstein 5100 all the way around and Firestone Ride-Rite airbags, just from reading posts about them and their value to towing. I also added Cooper AT3 XLT E-rated tires to boot.
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How Much Trailer Sway Is Normal?

When hauling your trailer one of the most important things to monitor is the sway of your trailer behind your vehicle. You no doubt are wondering how much trailer sway is normal and when should you be concerned about it. In this article, we will provide you with tips on how to better understand your trailer and how sway may occur in order to ensure you avoid dangerous sway while on the road. 

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trailer at beach

Don't Let Your Trailer Hitch Stifle Your Get-Along

There is nothing like the summertime. Long hot days spent enjoying family and friends surrounded by the beauty of nature. Warm evenings grilling up the catch of the day. Sitting around the campfire under the stars, roasting some marshmallows and recounting the summers past.  Why just last weekend, which happened to be Father's Day, a bunch of friends decided to hitch up the RV trailers and head for the lake. Because I work for the company that makes the best trailer hitch around, I always get asked, "What type of trailer hitch do I need for my RV?" I always give them the needed information, but I do like to share some fun stories of trailer hauling days past.

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RV from behind

7 Savvy Tips to Avoid Trailer Sway on the Road

Trailer sway is the leading cause of trailer accidents in the United States. And while new drivers are more likely to suffer an accident due to trailer sway, the truth is that trailer sway can cause problems for even the most experienced drivers. The good news is that there are some simple steps you can take to prevent your trailer from swaying. Below are seven savvy tips to avoid trailer sway on the road.

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