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Old 03-22-2020, 11:40 AM   #1
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Default My Answer to Weight distribution vs Air suspension debate

For years Iíve seen many debates over the use of weight distribution vs air suspension upgrades. For many years I have been in the WD camp... But now, for my travel trailer - I use both. Let me explain. Iíve used and inexpensive WD successfully for about 10 years and Iíve been pretty satisfied. But lately my daughter has gotten into equestrian stuff and with horse trailers having such extreme tongue weights I found WD is a headache for quick hookups to head to a local trail - so I installed airbags. They work great for local small trips. But now that I have them, I love the combination of both for my travel trailer for long trips. A little stiffer suspension combined with a less tense spring bar has taken towing comfort to an all new level.

Just my thoughts for the day. Happy camping.

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Old 03-22-2020, 01:06 PM   #2
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Or get her to ride Shetland ponies -- problem solved!

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Old 03-22-2020, 07:33 PM   #3
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WDH is the only way to go. Air suspension does not distribute weight to the front of the TV. Furthermore, a good WDH will give you sway control which air suspension does not provide.
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