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Wxchaser 04-27-2013 07:04 PM

Roadmaster Quiet Hitch Anti-Sway Bar
 
When I first bought the 2012 GC Overland, not long afterwards I purchased a Go Rhino black step hitch. Soon afterwards, due to some chattering, I bought a hitch receiver silent lock:

http://i1217.photobucket.com/albums/...k/IMG_0139.jpg

Recently - I noticed noise coming from the rear of the Jeep, and thought it was from the spare tire or storage compartments - or even the flashlight!
I checked all those out and ruled them out.

I figured out that the hitch receiver was chattering over rougher roads - and the noise really bugged me. I purchased a Roadmaster Quiet Hitch Anti-Sway bar, which was quite simple to install.

It is basically just a 4 inch U bolt with nuts. The only problem I ran into was that the Go Rhino step hitch has a black knurled knob you tighten with a metal bracket underneath the hitch, and the quiet hitch barely fit.

Here are some top and bottom views of the mount - the hitch receiver doesn't budge at all anymore and the noise that bugged me - is gone!

Top:
http://i1217.photobucket.com/albums/...ps8ea3819e.jpg

Bottom:
http://i1217.photobucket.com/albums/...psf3702249.jpg

I bought this item from Amazon but had I known would have just gone to a hardware store and purchased a 4 inch U bolt which would probably have worked just about as well.

P.S. Sorry, I didn't wash the knurled cap before these images :)

RageOfFury 05-01-2013 04:37 PM

Re: Roadmaster Quiet Hitch Anti-Sway Bar
 
Thanks for the info!

Wxchaser 05-01-2013 06:23 PM

Re: Roadmaster Quiet Hitch Anti-Sway Bar
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by RageOfFury (Post 815443)
Thanks for the info!

No problem - I've been very happy with the results (no chatter or play in hitch anymore).

AAAA 05-02-2013 06:05 PM

Re: Roadmaster Quiet Hitch Anti-Sway Bar
 
Wow, that just fit.

Wxchaser 05-03-2013 02:21 AM

Re: Roadmaster Quiet Hitch Anti-Sway Bar
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by AAAA (Post 816098)
Wow, that just fit.

Actually there is another set of jam nuts that go on - but I couldn't get enough thread to even worry about it. It's tight & you're right - barely fit! Without the step hitch it would be fine.

xsf18cdf 10-10-2013 11:17 AM

Re: Roadmaster Quiet Hitch Anti-Sway Bar
 
Does the step interfere with your backup sensors?


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