Trailer sway

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Trailer sway

Post by Mitcho » Wed Jan 14, 2015 10:51 am

Any have any problems with there boat swaying around 100kph I have a 5 m boat that likes to dance at that speed any info would be great my ute is fairly high I think I might not have enough on the towbar .. Should I be moving the boat forwRd on the trailer?



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Re: Trailer sway

Post by shaggs » Wed Jan 14, 2015 11:37 am

There are many things that can make a trailer sway,
Too lower tow hitch on the vehicle,weight distribution on the trailer,tyre preasures,axle alignment and a whole host of other things
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Re: Trailer sway

Post by fff1964 » Wed Jan 14, 2015 2:37 pm

Yes Pic will help in diagnostics

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Re: Trailer sway

Post by justin » Wed Jan 14, 2015 10:55 pm

Probably not enough weight on the tow ball.
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Re: Trailer sway

Post by Scottie5.3 » Thu Jan 15, 2015 12:00 am

It's normally caused by having too much weight at the ass end of the trailer, did this recently with a dingo and not fun. Had to stop and reposition it on trailer
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