Towing 16 ft fiberglass - Fiberglass RV

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Old 03-30-2010, 06:07 PM   #1
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Getting very close to owning a 16 ft Scamp or Casita...inexperienced in towing (fast learner) - how do you handle the vacuum (suction) created by passing an 18 wheeler on 2 lane road as it barrels by you? I was in an SUV towing band stuff and got in between two semis, and the trailer sort of levitated off rd. Many thanks!

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Old 03-30-2010, 06:42 PM   #2
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About the only thing you can do is realize when the semi is coming up on you and then just hold a stright path with two hands on the wheel.....
This is one of the reasons I like a Sway Bar (others do fine without it but i feel more comfortable with it and i drove semi's for thirty years)

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Old 03-30-2010, 07:42 PM   #3
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Cindy is right be aware of what is happening and have good sway bar control.
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