What is best sway control system - TundraTalk.net - Toyota Tundra Discussion Forum
User Tag List

LinkBack Thread Tools
#1 (permalink) Old 09-10-2011, 12:52 PM
Junior Member
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 2
Thanks: 1
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
(Thread Starter)
What is best sway control system

I am wondering what the best weight distribution and sway control system is. It seems from what I have been reading that the newer types have no chains to deal with.

Does the best system depend on what type of trailer I will be towing? It will probably be a 28 footer at about 4500 lbs dry.
msheppard is offline  
Sponsored Links
#2 (permalink) Old 09-10-2011, 11:35 PM
Senior Member
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Surrey, BC
Posts: 1,029
Thanks: 418
Thanked 641 Times in 413 Posts
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 72 Post(s)
there are a few different systems available, however i think from what i have been reading and a fair amount of people use the reese dual cam setup and are very happy with it. alot of the RV forums also recommend this hitch, and is probably the best bang for buck system. I am using a spring bar with sway control bar currently with no issues, but may upgrade to the reese sytem for my next trailer, for my wifes comfort when she is driving the rig.

Hensley anti sway hitch probably the top end for anti sway, but i think it has a price to match .

in the end though, having a properly set up hitch is probably the biggest factor, regardless of type, as many of us here have had our hitches set up from the dealer very poorly.

you can see my trailer below, although 25' model, it is actually 27'10" and usually about 6200 lbs loaded (5400 dry)

05 Avalon XLS
07 Limited 5.7L 2WD DCRB - billet grille, folding rear seat backs, LED frame strip lamps, BAmuffler
10 Forest River Salem 25S TT
Tundra Campers Club #35

Last edited by Ditchhooker; 09-10-2011 at 11:52 PM.
Ditchhooker is offline  
#3 (permalink) Old 09-11-2011, 08:56 AM
Senior Member
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 127
Thanks: 3
Thanked 80 Times in 48 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 5 Post(s)
I use the Reese Dual Cam system on my trailer and works great. Never had a problem. My trailer is 32' and 6200lbs dry.
Calbar is offline  
#4 (permalink) Old 09-11-2011, 10:27 AM
Senior Member
Join Date: Dec 2008
Posts: 203
Thanks: 5
Thanked 38 Times in 27 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I use Husky Centerline WDH with active sway control. The sway control is the front most portion of the hitch, 2 very large hydraulic pistons. My trailer is 37' 8000 lbs. Cost is roughly $750

C:\Users\Dan\Desktop\New folder (2)\sig2.jpg
2008 Tundra SR5 CM 2wd 5.7
Primus IQ brake controller, Husky Centerline WDH
Black Max bed cover, Toyota tow mirrors
Wet Okole seat covers, Toyota stainless step rails
TRD supercharger
Nitto Dura Grappler 'E' rated 275/65/18
prov431 is offline  

  TundraTalk.net - Toyota Tundra Discussion Forum > Tundra Discussion > Tundra Towing & Hauling

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the TundraTalk.net - Toyota Tundra Discussion Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome