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Old 02-09-2011, 04:04 AM   #1
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I have recently purchased a new Slingshot 29BHS, which includes the Secure Stance axle configuration. The information I have found on this does not offer much information and just generically indicates that this offers improved towing performance. Having never towed a tandem axle trailer previously I do not have any basis for comparison. My questions are:

1) How significant of a difference in towing performance does Secure Stance offer as compared to a more traditional axle configuration?

2) What, if any, impact does this have on the life of the tires? I have read through many posts on this forum about tire performance and understand that the quality of the factory provided tires may be less than desirable. I am concerned that the Secure Stance configuration may shorten the life of these tires even further due to the extra forces that may be exerted on the during corning.

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Old 02-15-2011, 12:30 PM   #2
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Our 29tt has it and didn't see any big differance,maybe less bounce on concrete roads.

Only 1 year of towing so tires aren't bad yet.I do back in to a 90 degree parking area and try to "release" tension by wigling forward and back staight a little.

Seams like a good idea just tuffer to get a scisssor stabilzer between.
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I have traveled from the canadian border to the mexican border on I 15 and return.The wide stance is better tracking even when trucks zoom past, less sway. I am on my 2nd liepert axle replacement and waiting word on a 2nd set of worn tires. When parking the wheel bend over or when making a ticht turn such as in a gas station I have 30 foot zinger Regards jim Taylor
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