I do, good hitch. I also use a reese sway bar with my unit as well, it really stabilizes and almost stops all the excess sway. As far as grease on the ball never have done it and never will. For the bars I do use regular wheel bearing grease and use a small paint brush to apply when needed.
I have the equal-i-zer hitch. I have not lubed the sway bar except a few sprays of WD-40 on the pivot point of the bars. This is mainly to prevent rust. I was affraid too much lube may stop the friction that is supposed to prevent sway.
I have used regular hitch ball grease since my ball was getting scored on the first trip. It really does look like the same white lithium grease used on marine applications.
I've used one for a while now, Lindon Hitch sent me a set of the teflon covered L brackets to see if they would help with the squeeking that the hitch is famous for. Helped a but but no all of it. I use a commercial silcon compound that a friend gets me from their shop, doesn't seem to collect the dirt and helps keep things smooth. Love the hitch, though I do want an electric tongue jack so I can get it on and off the truck quicker.
I grease the ball and the bars. I used a liberal amount of grease on the bars, and never take them out. When we camp, I always take the entire hitch assembly out. The only problem is that I almost always get grease on me from the ball.
Any installation issues with the Equalizer and the Outbacks with the tongue cover? I was unsure about the T-locks but the service guy said it should fit fine, if not they would make any needed changes moving the T-Locks.
Thanks for mentioning this to me, am learning so much from reading everyones post. Al of this hitch,sway control, electical, what to do about this or that, ect, is so much differant than hooking up the little coleman and heading out of town, it is like outback 101 and is very much appreciated.
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