Shank fits 2" hitches and offers up to an 8" rise and a 2" drop. System uses optimal points of tension to help prevent sway while it balances your trailer's load for a more level ride. Clamp-on brackets require no drilling. Lowest Prices for the best weight distribution from Blue Ox. Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control - Clamp On - 15,000 lbs GTW, 1,500 lbs TW part number BXW1500 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control - Clamp On - 15,000 lbs GTW, 1,500 lbs TW

Blue Ox Weight Distribution

(72 reviews)


Code:   BXW1500

Retail:$695.00

Price:$599.99

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Blue Ox Weight Distribution - BXW1500

Shank fits 2" hitches and offers up to an 8" rise and a 2" drop. System uses optimal points of tension to help prevent sway while it balances your trailer's load for a more level ride. Clamp-on brackets require no drilling.


Features:

  • Evenly distributes weight over axles of tow vehicle and trailer for stability and control
    • Creates a level ride for both tow vehicle and trailer
  • Built-in sway control helps to prevent trailer sway
    • Constant tension in trunnions helps force trailer in line
    • Rotating lift brackets ensure that chains are tight and secure to keep spring bars from moving
  • Trunnion spring bars flex for a controlled, even ride
    • Automatically lock in place and easily remove
    • Interchangeable with other Blue Ox spring bars (sold separately) to raise or lower the weight capacity
  • No pins or clips needed - self-locking devices function throughout system
    • Easy-to-operate bracket locks automatically secure rotating brackets in place and release with push of lock pin
  • 2 Grease zerks inside head assembly make maintenance simple and clean
  • Unique, rotating-latch lift brackets connect spring bars to trailer
    • Quick and simple to use - insert lift chain into slot and rotate bracket with wrench
    • Clamp-on design - no drilling needed
  • Required tilt is built into head assembly - no adjustment needed
  • Powder coated steel construction
  • System includes head assembly, adjustable shank, spring bars, lift chains, rotating lift brackets with handles, reducer bushing for ball shank, pin and clip, and all necessary hardware
    • Hitch ball sold separately - requires 1" or 1-1/4" diameter shank
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Tongue weight: 1,000 lbs - 1,500 lbs
  • Gross towing weight: 15,000 lbs
  • Fits: 2" x 2" trailer hitch receivers rated for use with weight distribution systems
  • Lift-bracket positioning: mount about 29" back from hitch ball
  • Shank length:
    • 9" From center of hitch pin hole to center of adjustment holes
    • 10" From center of hitch pin hole to front of shank
    • 8" From center of hitch pin hole to back of shank
    • 13" Overall
  • Total height adjustment along shank: 8-3/4"
    • Maximum rise: 8"
    • Maximum drop: 2"
    • Overall height: 10"
    • Holes are spaced 1-1/4" apart on center
  • Limited lifetime warranty


Dimensions

Included w/ BXW1500Required - Sold SeparatelyOptional Add-Ons
  • Adjustable Shank
  • System Head
  • Lift Brackets
  • Spring Bars
  • Hitch Ball w/ 1" or 1-1/4" Diameter Shank
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Create a stable ride for your tow vehicle and trailer with a weight distribution hitch. Adding spring bars to your towing system applies leverage, which transfers the load that is pushing down on the rear of your vehicle to all the axles on both your tow vehicle and your trailer, resulting in an even distribution of weight throughout. The result is a smooth, level ride, as well as the ability to tow the maximum capacity of your hitch.


Selecting a Weight Distribution System

The tongue weight rating is the most important factor in determining which size weight distribution system you should use. If the bars of the system you choose are rated too high for your setup, they will create a rigid ride, which can result in a bouncing trailer. If, on the other hand, the bars are not rated high enough, the system will be unable to properly distribute the weight, rendering it virtually useless.


To determine the proper weight rating for a weight distribution system, you must first determine your trailer's tongue weight. Then add to that the weight of the cargo behind the rear axle of your tow vehicle. These two measurements make up the tongue weight rating for a weight distribution system.


Unique Features of Blue Ox SwayPro

Blue Ox SwayPro Spring Bars

Unlike other weight distribution systems, the SwayPro has automatically locking brackets throughout. Both spring bars insert, slotted side up, into the head assembly and then lock securely in place. Removal is just as easy - simply lift the locking pins on the trunnions and slide the bars out. Blue Ox spring bars are interchangeable with each other. If you buy a new trailer or tow vehicle and you need to increase or decrease your capacity, you can simply buy new spring bars instead of purchasing a whole new system.


Blue Ox SwayPro Rotating Latch Brackets

Other systems have lift brackets that require you to apply a good amount of leverage to get them to snap up, which can be difficult and frustrating. With the SwayPro, all you have to do is insert the lift chain into the bracket slot and rotate the bracket with the included wrench until the lock pin engages.


Another feature of the SwayPro is the easy-to-use head. The required pitch is already built into the head, so the only adjustment that may be needed is the placement of the head on the shank. Move the head up or down along the weight distribution shank to achieve the proper height. No additional, fine-tune adjustment is needed, which means no hard-to-access washers or difficult-to-use thumbscrew.


Built-In Tension Stops Sway

Blue Ox SwayPro System with Built-In Sway Control Hooked Up

The SwayPro offers four points of built-in sway control. Within the head assembly, the trunnions are designed to hold the spring bars securely in position, placing just enough tension on them to cause them to constantly force your trailer in line. At the other end of this weight distribution system, the rotating brackets ensure that the lift chains are pulled as taut as possible. In addition, the basic design of the brackets keeps much of the length of the lift chains wrapped up inside of the brackets. Typically, only a couple of links hang down from each bracket. So each chain is held more stable than in traditional weight distribution systems, where more than twice as many links are exposed. This tight, stable design limits the movement of the spring bars so that they can exert more force on your trailer to effectively keep it from shifting side to side. Furthermore, unlike many friction-style sway controls, the SwayPro allows you to back up your trailer without having to remove or disengage the system.



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Video Transcript for Blue Ox Weight Distribution BXW1500 Review

Today we're going to be taking a look at the Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution System. The unit's going to help evenly distribute weight over the axles of the tow vehicle and the trailer for stability and control. It's going to create a more level ride for both the tow vehicle and the trailer. This unit's going to feature built-in sway control, it does not need friction, it doesn't need separate items or separate parts to go with it, it's built-in and that's going to help prevent trailer sway as you travel down the road and experience those different types of conditions that cause trailer sway. When this is fully installed and you have tension applied to these bars, the bars are going to maintain constant tension which is going to help force and keep the trailer in line during travel. We're also going to have the rotating lift brackets that are going to ensure that the chains are tight, and that's really going to do a great job at keeping the bars from moving. The bars always seek out constant tension to help keep the trailer in line. The system is also known to be a very quiet system during travel, which is a great benefit and feature of the unit.

Now, this is a trunnion bar design, these bars are designed to flex for a controlled, even ride. Here in the head assembly, they are going to lock automatically in place, and they can easily be removed. I'll show you how to do that real quick. It's got these pins right here. There's really no additional pins and clips with the unit, the only pin and clip you have to worry about is the one to secure the adjustable shank inside the receiver tube of your hitch. Everything else is very simple to do and to use. To remove the bars, you lift up on this little lever here, this knob, and that's going to allow you to rotate the bar and then to slide it out of the head assembly.

Very quick and easy removal. You will also notice that the end of our bar is not dirty, it doesn't have any grease on it, the grease is contained inside the head assembly. The head assembly is going to contain two zerk fittings for easy maintenance, and it doesn't get on the bar. As you disconnect these, you don't have to worry about making a big mess and getting dirty. They'll automatically lock in place. To put them in, slide it all the way in, rotate it, and that will push back down.

That's going to automatically lock the bar in place inside the head assembly. The bars are also marked with a dot system, I don't know if you're able to see that or not, but right here this one's going to contain four dots. What that does is that identifies the weight rating of the bar. This one has four dots, which means it's a 1,500lb bar. The neat thing about the Blue Ox SwayPro systems is that if you get a new trailer, there's no need to buy a brand new system. All you have to do is purchase the appropriate bars for your new setup, and they're going to work perfectly with the head assembly.

All you have to do if you get a new trailer, just buy new bars. Again, no pins or clips to mess with or to worry about losing and keeping track of. Once again, the unit's going to contain two zerk fittings, I'll go ahead and show you those. If you take this channel where the arm slides in and you rotate it, you can see back here that we have a zerk fitting, and it's going to be located in the same spot on the other side. Here at the back of this unit, it's got a stop so you can go in there and you don't worry about getting any grease on you. The grease is self-contained in the head assembly, it's going to lubricate just that moving component right there. It doesn't make a mess at all, the zerk fittings, again, allow for very easy maintenance. This unit does come with a detailed instructions and owner's manual to help with the maintenance responsibilities and the installation process of the unit. It's also going to feature the unique rotating lift brackets. These are going to be what connects the spring bars to the trailer, very quick and simple to use. All you have to do is insert the lift chain directly into the bracket, it's got a special link design in there so it holds the chain at one point upright, and then it lays flat everywhere else. That way the chain can not back out of there when tension is applied. Insert the lift chain into the slot and then you can use the included wrench, or tool right here, to rotate the lift bracket into place. That fits over that portion there, really easy design, nice large steel handle with an easy grip design makes for easy leverage and to get it up where it needs to be. These are clamp-on designed brackets, so it's easy to install, no drilling required. It's also a nice low-profile design, that way it allows room for frame-mounted accessories without interference. It does come with different sized bolts, so you you have a longer bolt right here and a jam nut, and then you're going to have the shorter bolts that can replace those long bolts depending on the width or size of your trailer frame. Another neat feature about the unit is when you need to release it, all you have to do is pull out this lever right here, rotate, and pull. At the same time, use that wrench to turn this clockwise to release the tension, and then that way you'd be able to remove the chain. Either way, it's kind of the same setup, so you would rotate this, it disengages, use this to rotate, it will lower the chain releasing the tension, then you can remove the chain from the unit, and then remove the spring bar. Setting up is very easy, as well as removing the system from the trailer is very easy as well, and getting those chains off the lift brackets. The lift brackets are a really nice design, very quick, simple, and easy to use. When it comes to achieving the appropriate tilt that you need for your system, another big benefit of the SwayPro is that the tilt is built into the head assembly. If I raise this up to where the unit is level, you can see that the tilt is down here. These are angled down so the tilt built into the head assembly, no more having to mess with a serrated washer design or multiple washers. The only hardware that you have for the unit is at the left brackets and the hardware that secures the head assembly to the adjustable shank. The unit's made from a steel construction, it's going to feature a really nice powder coated finish, so it's going to do a great job at resisting rust and corrosion, at lasting a long time. The only thing that you need that is sold separately is going to be the hitch ball. This does require a hitch ball with 1.25" diameter shank. You could also use a hitch ball with a 1" diameter shank. In that case, you would have to use the included reducer sleeve to accommodate. Also, under here it's hollow, so it gives you plenty of room to thread on the lock washer and the nut and to get that tightened down for your hitch ball. The product's made in the USA. Blue Ox is going to cover this with a limited lifetime warranty. The tongue weight for this unit is from 1,000-1,500lbs. Gross towing weight is 15,000lbs. The unit's designed to fit a 2"x2" trailer hitch receiver that's rated for use with the Weight Distribution System. The lift brackets are going to be positioned about 29" back from the center of the hitch ball along the trailer frame. It does come with the adjustable shank that's going to have a 7-hole design, the distance between the hole center on center is going to be about 1.25". The shank length, measuring from the center of the hitch pinhole to the front face of the adjustable bar, that's going to measure 10", and that's going to offer 13" of total height adjustment. The rise with this unit is going to, at the max, at the highest setting, the unit would give you a rise of 10.75". This unit does not offer a drop, but you can use the shank in the drop or rise position. Again, 7-hole design, really nice system. The adjustable shank has the same construction and finish as the rest of Weight Distribution System, so it's going to blend together really well, and it's going to look nice at the back of your vehicle. That's going to do it for today's look at the Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution System.


Customer Reviews

Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control - Clamp On - 15,000 lbs GTW, 1,500 lbs TW - BXW1500

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (72 Customer Reviews)


Shank fits 2" hitches and offers up to an 8" rise and a 2" drop. System uses optimal points of tension to help prevent sway while it balances your trailer's load for a more level ride. Clamp-on brackets require no drilling.


- BXW1500

by: Al T08/31/2016


I have both an Equalizer and this Blue Ox hitch. I purchased the Blue Ox after I complained of a poor ride with my travel trailer to the dealer. They recommended Blue Ox instead. Frankly it didn't improve the ride at all. Worse, the bars hung so low that they scraped on every speed bump. However this was exacerbated by the way I had to set it up to make the ride at least tolerable. I have now changed travel trailers and tried both hitches on the new one. The new travel trailer sits significantly higher and rides much better. I don't have the problem of the bars hitting the ground. The ride also seems much better then when I use the Equalizer. The final problem I have with this hitch is the that saddle that holds the chains seems to stick very frequently and requires that I release the pin and force it to release the chain with the provided wrench - resulting in frequent minor injuries. Not sure why this happens but I'm getting better at forcing the release with no injuries. Just irritating. 289769



- BXW1500

by: Aaron P.02/04/2015


I replaced a broken old Eaz-lift hitch with this one on a 10k cargo trailer. The difference in ride quality is night and day. Well worth the step up in price. I feel like I'm driving a Cadillac compared to before. Set-up was easy, instructions were clear and concise. I greatly enjoyed not having to set the angle as it is built in. (Less to adjust, less that can go wrong/break). I do a lot of backing up at sharp angles as I use my trailer for food deliveries in tight spaces behind small restaurants/stores. I've not had any issues with this hitch while doing so. My load weights also vary greatly from beginning to end of day (full vs. empty). It is as smooth empty as it is full. The bars have a broad tongue weight rating range which works great for my application! I've not had it long enough to comment on long-term durability, but it is built tough and engineered smart. I expect it to last as long as I do. You get what you pay for. Great product! 172406



- BXW1500

by: Johnh07/18/2016


First one was super easy to install, although it is absolutely heavy. Adjustment was easy. Attaching and detaching to the trailer is easy. I am at the maximum towing capacity of my truck, and this hitch works. No sway, no lift in the front. The back does squash down quite a bit, but I have a 100% stock suspension; no airbags. My hitch was stolen. Someone broke the lock and removed it. I quickly purchased another one. This would have been a 5 star rating, except for the shank of the second hitch. There seems to be too much powder coating on the shank. Even with some persuasion, I am unable to put the shank into the receiver. I submitted an issue to etrailer and look forward to hearing from them soon. I have had nothing but great dealings with etrailer and when I had to purchase the second hitch, I went straight back to them. 273180



- BXW1500

by: James H06/15/2014


I have been using the Blue Ox SwayPro WD Hitch for 1,500 tongue weight on our 30' Arctic Fox travel trailer for one year now. No regrets as this hitch has been an easy to setup and use and it seems to do it's job nicely. Due to the height of our trailer's hitch I ordered a Reese Titan Weight Dist Shank to use with the SwayPro and the pair work great together. 135639



- BXW1500

by: Bruce Snow03/12/2015


Excellent company and product. After dealing with in my opinion less than professional dealership sending me on the road with a hitch setup at half the weight capabilities of what was required I was very pleased at the service and speed of delivery of this product. The installation of the hitch was simple and i quickly installed the hitch at about $200 savings from a supposed rock bottom price of the dealer. I feel safe now Great work etrailer Poor work Dick Gore 178002



- BXW1500

by: Gerryj08/05/2016


Don't know about blue ox yet. Don't really see how this mechanism can provide any more sway control than any other weight distribution hitch. But I do know about e-trailer. They are the most helpful people on the planet. When the local camping world couldn't supply a hitch at the last minute, I called e-trailer. They had the blue ox in Boise in 36 hours from my call and no shippong. Over the years e-trailer has never failed to exceed expectation. 280395



- BXW1500

by: billgill08/12/2016


Great product and I really like: - the powder coating - containment of grease in the joints - no adjustable hitch ball head needed as you change load factors in your trailer. As usual the guys at etrailer went above and beyond as I had a deadline need and they got it to me two days before that without unnecessary upcharges. Great personal service makes them more than your usual internet company. 283235



- BXW1500

by: Glen05/16/2015


Blue Ox hitch was relatively easy to install and set up. Haven't had a chance to get on the road with it but from another I know it should do just fine. Customer Service was great. They got me all the things I wanted but didn't find on the website. Hitch arrived in less than a week. Jena checked with me a couple of times to make sure I was satisfied and ask if I had any questions. 193595



- BXW1500

by: Scott K.07/20/2016


HIGHLY RECOMMEND THE BLUE OX SWAY PRO!!!!! SUPER FAST EASY INSTALLATION & SET-UP. HOOK-UP & DISCONNECT TO TRAILER ARE A BREEZE. RELIEVE TENSION ON TORSION BARS A MUST WHEN CONNECTING & DISCONNECTING. TOP QUALITY CONSTRUCTION, MADE IN THE USA!!!! NEVER TOWED BETTER THAN WITH THE BLUE OX. THANKS E-TRAILER FOR SELLING SUCH GREAT PRODUCTS AT SUCH GREAT PRICES. 274268



- BXW1500

by: Steve H05/30/2015


Very good quality, have not used it yet as trailer it is for is still being built. Looking forward to connecting all and testing it out. Customer service was great. The add showed a 2 inch receiver when in fact it required a 2 1/2 inch. Was caught before shipping and the correct one was shipped. Good service,had it in 4 days Steve 198877



- BXW1500

by: Jim w08/25/2016


Easy to setup and adjust mounting brackets. Distributed weight well. I have noticed a little sway on our 38 ft trailer but nothing of concern yet. I like this system over the old sway bar system. I would recommend this product. 287729



- BXW1500

by: Ed M.11/19/2016


My 11,000 trailer tows great with the Blue Ox. My only complaint is I can not figure a way to keep it from dragging the bars when going over driveway entrances. I remove then when backing up my driveway. 318096



- BXW1500

by: David S.08/13/2016


This product works great with pulling our 35' camper. It was well worth the price. We have had others ask where we purchased it from, they were very impressed with how easy the set-up of this product is. 283476



- BXW1500

by: Brian H04/21/2015


As always Etrailer was great to work with and gets the product to you extremely fast. I ordered on Thursday night late and received it on Tuesday morning with standard shipping. 187250



- BXW1500

by: Dale C07/16/2013


Extremely quick delivery and great service from etrailer. The communication was excellent. Haven't had the change to install the hitch yet. 89774



- BXW1500

by: Larry T.06/25/2015


Gas in my truck, butter on my biscuit and a Blue Ox Sway Pro ! Life does't get any better 207226



- BXW1500

by: James S09/25/2015


Quality construction and design. Instructions are simple and straightforward. 227611



- BXW1500

by: Doug M08/28/2015


Just took delivery. Fast haste free order and delivery. 222547



- BXW1500

by: Chester A.11/18/2011


Easy to Install, have not tried on the road yet. 27096



- BXW1501

by: Bill R10/01/2013

Review from a similar Blue Ox SwayPro in Weight Distribution


Finally got around to installing the Blue Ox Sway Pro hitch with bolt on chain latches. The process was straight forward after viewing youtube vids, taking time to be sure all my measurements were correct. With the bolt on chain latches you do not get many chances to get it right. I could not use clamp on as my V-nose RV did not have room above the frame to clear the clamp on latch.. drilling was a pain as clearances on my frame were tight and I had to go around a electrical junction box on the inside of the frame.. but once on, it was a breeze to set up. The overall quality of the hitch was great and I don't miss having to set the angle of the hitch head (it's fixed) making the only adjustments necessary was hitch height and chain length. I initially set mine up using 9 links on the chain, but once I got out on the road, I noted the RV was riding nose low so I went up to 10 links on the chain. Now the truck and RV are level, the truck rides and handles as I expected. I have not had the rig out on a long haul, so I can't comment about the sway control of the hitch.Truck is a 2013 Ford F150 ecoboost, max tow 3.73 gears, rv is a 6600lb (empty) V-nose 25ft toy hauler. I like the chain latch set up. Easy to use especially on a V-nose trailer. The concept of sway control with the short length chain is feasible and after this week trip (with some interstate time), I will report back if it doesn't work as advertised. All in all I am happy with the hitch and of course happy with the eTrailer purchasing process. 102170


Comments

A year later and we have used this hitch many, many times and couldnt be happier with the purschase. Hook up is a breeze. Have had the chance on several occasions to get on the Interstate with the big trucks and wind and the sway control works. I am very pleased with the hitch. Thanks Blue Ox and eTrailer!

Bill R - 10/01/2014

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- BXW1000

by: Richierod05/27/2016

Review from a similar Blue Ox SwayPro in Weight Distribution


Let me start off by saying why I wanted sway control. My first trip up Oregon's I5 between Eugene and Portland with my 28' Komfort Lite trailer in a moderate cross breeze, lots of semi's and fast traffic. Not a good first time experience, slowed from 60mph to 50mph to make it tolerable for me. Saw other trailers zoom by me at much faster speeds and looked to be pretty solid-no sway. Had no clue which system to choose, so I looked at all that was available on the site. Many looked very complex and the reviews on each were mostly positive. So, I choose to go simple with the Blue Ox, easy 20 min bolt on. Did have to make a 1/2" adjustment on the latch brackets, as per the instructions, to have the chains straight up and down. I haven't been on the road yet, but my initial hook up attempt has highlighted a couple of issues. First, with all the tongue weight on the TV, there is no way you will be able to attach the chain where you want it. No biggie, as with the old system, just use the tongue jack to raise everything up until you can get to the link you want. Had to go higher than I was used to, but still OK. Second, when unhooking (again, with weight on tongue jack), knuckles come very close to the spring bar on one side. Don't get distracted when rotating the latch to release the chain! Also, the chain wants to "snap" out of the slot at some point when rotating. I may want to retire the supplied wrench and go with a socket, short extension, and breaker bar just to keep my hands away from these potential hazards. As always, the ordering process was great. Helps a lot when everybody understands what you are trying to do, then convey what you need. Rich 252276



- BXW2000

by: Craig07/27/2015

Review from a similar Blue Ox SwayPro in Weight Distribution


The hitch was delivered today. Everything arrived in good condition and I was pleasantly surprised that the hitch has a 2 1/2" shank. The hitch seems to be very well made. The welds are nice and the finish (powder coat?) looks great. I'm looking forward to getting this mounted and taking the trailer out for a trip. 214850


Comments

The hitch works very well. Im not a fan of the wrench Blue Ox supplies to rotate the cams. I had a situation where the pin didnt lock the cam in place due to dirtsnow/ice but didnt notice. When I relaxed the tension on the cam, it rotated back down and smacked my had against the frame rail. I now use a 15 breaker bar with a 3 extension to give my hand some clearance- just in case it happens again!

Craig R - 07/26/2016

19669



- BXW1000

by: Ron I08/09/2014

Review from a similar Blue Ox SwayPro in Weight Distribution


I have been installing the hitch and the 26000 lb 2&5/16" ball that I ordered. All went well until I tried to install the ball which has a 1& 7/8" nut which requires a socket to tighten the nut in the hitch enclosure. Not having that size socket I could not find one that size in the local retail stores. I have resorted to buying an Altrade socket on line from Home Depot for $14. Hopefully it will fit in side the hitch nut enclosure. 145514


Comments

Installed theSwayPro WD system and found it worked well until recent trip. Decided I need the 1500 bars because od additional weight.

Ron I - 08/10/2015

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- BXW0550

by: Matt W.08/06/2015

Review from a similar Blue Ox SwayPro in Weight Distribution


Outstanding service! I ordered several components from etrailer late afternoon and I received them the next day. Everything was well packaged and nothing was missing. I was also told to call if I had any questions. We'll use them again. 217215


Comments

This is a wonderful product. We pulled a 25 travel trailer on a long trip last year and I didnt have to worry about any sway on any road. The Blue Ox handles cross winds easy also. Very easy to use, I wouldnt buy anything else!

Matt W - 08/05/2016

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- BXW0750

by: Paul A02/09/2016

Review from a similar Blue Ox SwayPro in Weight Distribution


I had the unfortunate experience with having your new airstream 20' taken out by a hydroplaning car last month. The airstream rolled right and on to its side, and the hitch released keeping our Suburban from rolling. The stabilizer bars and chains maintained the trailer connection and eased the stop with the rear tires of ground. The hitch bent the receiver on the truck, and the only damage appeared to be one " sprung" spring bar. A good result from a bad experience! 237404



- BXW1000

by: Alan B01/10/2014

Review from a similar Blue Ox SwayPro in Weight Distribution


Ordered this at the recommendation of some fellow campers. Very well built and easy to set up. ETrailer had this in my hands very quick. Ordered on a Tuesday evening. Received it Thursday afternoon! Wow. Thanks Folks! 112457


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Well still very pleased with the Blue OX! Awesome hitch and all of my camping buddies are amazed at how easy this unit it to hook up.

Alan B - 01/11/2015

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by: David Reed04/30/2013

Review from a similar Blue Ox SwayPro in Weight Distribution


This weight distribution system is the best. It is easy to install and if you need to put it on a different trailer that has a different weight you just have to buy new distribution bars. 78458


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This system works great. Needs to have a better system to lock in the parts that go on your trailer rails. Sometime they come loose.

David R - 05/02/2014

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by: Aaron06/18/2015

Review from a similar Blue Ox SwayPro in Weight Distribution


I contacted Blue Ox before ordering this setup. Gave them all the weight specs on my Tow vehicle and trailer. They recommended this weight range setup. Installation was clearly explained within the instructions included. Unfortunately I could not get the hitch to transfer any weight to the front of the truck nor could I get the truck to level out after connecting to the trailer, even after applying maximum preload to the spring bars. Leveling the trailer was simple, but weight transfer was not possible. I've requested an RMA to return this setup to Etrailer. I reinstalled my original Equalizer hitch setup that worked fine just noisy when making tight turns. I thought the Blue Ox would be an improvement. 204314



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by: Joe G08/07/2016

Review from a similar Blue Ox SwayPro in Weight Distribution


Using with a 27 foot Lance trailer and 2015 Jeep grand Cherokee. Shipping and packing from e trailer great. Hitch well made and easy to install. Replacing a Reese weight distribution hitch w/sway control that wasn't up to the job. Blue Ox controls sway well and tows much more smoothly-vibrations with old hitch eliminated. Only dissatisfaction is with the paint. Several nicks/chips in the paint as delivered and over time some rusting of the latch mechanisms. Called Blue Ox-they said no touch up paint available. Used some Rustoleum that somewhat matches the texture and color. Would really like some OE paint from Blue Ox! 281073



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by: Todd03/02/2013

Review from a similar Blue Ox SwayPro in Weight Distribution


The hitch was delivered in just a few days, earlier than expected. The hitch was exactly as described. The dealership attached the hitch to our Keystone Outback 298RE and Excursion without any problem. Our trip from Ohio to Colorado went without incident even though we traveled through wind, rain and snow. Hooking up the trailer with the SwayPro was no problem and very easy to use. 68467


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What is your tongue weight on the blue ox ? I have a Keystone outback 277RL 35 feet and looking at a blue ox 1500 tw and wondering if this the proper one to buy.

comment by: Harry M - 06/29/2015


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by: Jacie M.06/23/2015

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Just took out of the box and hooked it all up. Took less than an hour to get everything out of the box and hooked up to my 36' TT. Quality looks really impressive. I know what quality looks like as my family business owns a high end sheet metal and fabrication shop. This is something if we made it would look like. I had my engineer look at it and he was impressed ! I hope this hitch, for the money, is worth it. I will write another review after the 4th of July when I haul it down the road and put it through testing. 206620



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by: Chris12/27/2012

Review from a similar Blue Ox SwayPro in Weight Distribution


So far the product works as advertised and was fairly east to install. It is far easier than other systems that we have had to hitch and unhitch. There seems to be little to no sway while trailering our 35' TT. As always etrailer was fantastic and delivered exactly as promised faster than expected. I will continue to use etrailer in the future. The only suggestion that I have for this product is that the tool for locking the chains up would be even better if the handle was rubber dipped. 62103



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by: Stork09/18/2015

Review from a similar Blue Ox SwayPro in Weight Distribution


The etrailer.com support before and after that sale was the BEST! Hard to believe how GREAT these people are!!!! The videos made installation easy. I am amazed how well built and HEAVY the Blue Ox is. I had to adjust the hitch height a few times, but now that it is done, I have NO problem quickly setting up the Sway Pro. It seem to perform well with pulling my Airstream and I consider the Blue OX well worth the money for the extra control and safety it provides. 226322



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by: G3ck009/26/2016

Review from a similar Blue Ox SwayPro in Weight Distribution


I have been very happy with the performance of this hitch. Our first time out I was on a cross wind that was very harsh and was worried with my 36'. Unlike other trailers on the road, I was not fishtailing. I was still fighting the wind, but was not all over the road had I used a different setup. My only issue is the difficulty of getting the chains on and off without them popping. Other than that, I highly recommend for stability!!! 299824



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by: Carl W.09/18/2015

Review from a similar Blue Ox SwayPro in Weight Distribution


Ordered the Blue Ox BXW1000. The ordering process was easy and the item shipped right away. I received it very quickly and shipping was FREE! A good thing when your order weighs almost 100 pounds. Installation was straight forward. I have not had a chance to tow with the new hitch, but I am looking forward to not hearing all the pops and snaps I heard with the old Husky. I also am looking forward to better sway control. Thanks etrailer! 226321



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by: Robert J06/25/2016

Review from a similar Blue Ox SwayPro in Weight Distribution


The Blue Ox weight distribution and sway control...truly a solid addition to my towing needs. It is very well made, finished well and works exactly as it is supposed to. The price cannot, that I could find, be beat. Throw in the fact that Etrailer has very good videos to explain installation and operation of most of their products, then you have a winning combination. I am very happy with the product and price. 265026



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by: Scott G05/07/2015

Review from a similar Blue Ox SwayPro in Weight Distribution


The product is great but the customer service needs to be dealt with. I ordered what I thought was the right sway controll bar and they sent me the wrong one to start with, then I ordered the right one and they sent it to me, but I have yet to recieve my credit on my card. They told me a week ago that it was already back to you and I don't understand why we have not recieved our credit on our card yet. Scott Gard 191085



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by: Tim S06/04/2015

Review from a similar Blue Ox SwayPro in Weight Distribution


Everything I ordered worked perfect the Primus IQ proportional braking system went in my truck in five minutes. This was possible because of ordering the wiring harness for my vehicle. Worth every dime. The blue ox distribution hitch and sway bar works perfectly and very easy to install. I am a real person and would recommend etrailer for all your needs delivery was quick and free shipping a real plus. 200607



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by: Ronald Cottick03/01/2015

Review from a similar Blue Ox SwayPro in Weight Distribution


This product does what it says it will do. My trailer was rock solid on the highway with heavy semi traffic all around me. The engaging of the trunnion bars is easy to adjust and engage. Even the installer said when I picked my trailer that installation and set up was much easier than others that he had dealt with. Pricier than most but for the performance and safety factor, well worth the investment. 176524



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by: Dan W07/17/2015

Review from a similar Blue Ox SwayPro in Weight Distribution


Purchased hitch from Etrailer but accidently purchased the wrong size to my dismay there is no order cancel option anywhere on the website so I emailed the customer service 15 mins after purchase then I called in the morning to my dismay they had already shipped it since the shipping department arrives at 5am and they do not get in till 7 am so now I'm stuck paying $80 for the return shipment. 212610



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by: JOHN11/04/2014

Review from a similar Blue Ox SwayPro in Weight Distribution


FAST SHIPPING. Heavier than I thought. Well built. Does just what it said it would do. My 20ft' trailer with Tractor / front end loader / & bush hog ( about 8500lbs total weight) pulls better now. Trailer not bucking anymore going down the road and seems to handle better going around curves. Easy to install and setup. No problems here. Would buy from them again. 159252



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by: Gary C03/21/2016

Review from a similar Blue Ox SwayPro in Weight Distribution


Product works very well distributing weight and containing sway. Built very heavy duty. Powder coating chips off easily. Especially on edges of brackets. No instructions in box. I downloaded from manufacturers web site. Box that it was shipped in not strong enough for this much weight. Broke open in several spots. Thankfully nothing missing. 241150



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by: Stephen03/22/2015

Review from a similar Blue Ox SwayPro in Weight Distribution


I got this hitch to tow my 27FB Airstream. It was easy to install and the ride quality is great. I would recommend this setup for anyone towing a trailer with a heavier tongue weight looking for sway prevention. Debora at eTrailer was great to work with and let me know what was in stock and and when I should get my hitch. Thank you. 180126



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by: Mike R.06/27/2015

Review from a similar Blue Ox SwayPro in Weight Distribution


This trailer hitch and anti away system is top notch. I have owned multiple hitches for trailers over the years, but the Blue Ox is the winner. Thanks for a great product! 207714


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I had no idea what I needs and was sold this. Then seeing what others have. Yes. Definitely a nice setup

comment by: Matt n - 09/20/2015


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by: Vern L10/26/2016

Review from a similar Blue Ox SwayPro in Weight Distribution


I just received this yesterday, and will be using it this weekend to tow a 34 1/2' Toy Hauler home from Virginia. It is extremely heavy/well made and the powder coating looks like it was applied very well. Should be a great W.D. hitch system that will last for many years 310976



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by: Ronald02/25/2013

Review from a similar Blue Ox SwayPro in Weight Distribution


Well built product-solid product! My friend highly recommended this Blue Ox Sway Bar. I seen it on his truck when he came to our camp. I didn't have one. I'll be using this sway bar real soon. USA made...I hope? No Blue Ox Bull - from China. Keep on working hard, Ron 67772



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by: CharlieG10/12/2016

Review from a similar Blue Ox SwayPro in Weight Distribution


Great product! Arrived just as promised. Took special tools to install and get the correct torque on the bolts. Eliminates metal on metal friction and all the noise associated with lower quality brands. Greatly reduces trailer sway. Easy to hook up to travel trailer. 306146



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by: Chad L08/09/2016

Review from a similar Blue Ox SwayPro in Weight Distribution


This is my second Sway Pro on another trailer. I love that it's not a greasy mess (the bars stay clean and so easy to store) and the setup is straightforward. I've towed ~15k miles with this system and felt great confidence the entire time. 281774



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by: steve L.05/02/2015

Review from a similar Blue Ox SwayPro in Weight Distribution


product was easy to install, and came as described, its my first purchase of any weight distribution system so I really have nothing to compare it to, I chose this one based on other customer reviews and ease of install 189402



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by: Joe G.12/12/2014

Review from a similar Blue Ox SwayPro in Weight Distribution


The load leveler I purchased was shipped in a most timely manner, arrived quickly, and the order was complete. I am very impressed with both the Blue Ox load leveler and in the service provided by etrailer.com. 165383

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  • No worries, I can help you out with this issue. It is a common question, a varying load. There are weight distribution systems that have a tongue weight capacity range. The widest range is 600 to 1,200 pounds. There is also an 800 to 1,500 pound system. Considering that you can potentially have 1,500 pounds tongue weight you will need a system that goes at least that high. There is a Blue Ox system, # BXW1500, that is rated for up to 1,500 pounds tongue weight and requires a minimum...
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  • You ask a very good question. A circumstance like yours where you have widely varying loads on your car hauler trailer makes use of a weight distribution hitch something of a challenge. For weight distribution systems to be effective but not cause handling issues they must be tuned to your trailer's actual loaded tongue weight. The spring bars in these systems are rated for specific tongue weight ranges. If not tuned to the actual tongue weight of your loaded trailer bars that are too...
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  • Weight Distribution Recommendation for a 2005 GMC Yukon Denali Towing an 8,000 Pound Trailer
  • In order to choose the correct weight distribution system, you will need to know the tongue weight when loaded and ready to tow. The tongue weight includes the tongue weight of the trailer AND anything loaded in the tow vehicle that is behind the rear axle. There are a couple of ways to determine tongue weight. You can use a tongue weight scale, # 5780. I have included a link to a video demonstration of the scale for you. There are a couple of other methods and I have included a link...
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  • Weight Distribution System and Shank that has a 6 Inch Drop
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  • Best Weight Distribution Recommendation for a Trailer with 975 lb Tongue Weight
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  • Grease Recommendation for Blue Ox Sway Pro Weight Distribution
  • You are correct that the Blue Ox SwayPro weight distribution systems do require the use of molybdenum grease. For that you would want the part # L10314. If you need a grease gun for that you would also need the part # L30200.
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution And Adjustable Shank For 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 2500
  • From my research I found the Timber Ridge 250 RDS has a dry weight of 6,700 lbs and a maximum weight of 8,500 lbs. I also found the Airstream has a maximuim weight of 3,500 lbs. For a weight distribution system you will want to know the tongue weight. The tongue weight is typically about 10 to 15 percent of the gross towing weight which would mean for the Airstream it would be between 350 and 525 lbs, and for the 250 RDS the tongue weight would be between 850 and 1275 lbs. This weight...
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  • Weight Distribution and Sway Control Hitch for 27ft Dutchman Classic Towed by 1996 Dodge 2500
  • Selecting a properly-tuned weight distribution/sway control system requires that your hitch be rated for this application - it will say so on its safety sticker - and that you know your trailer's fully-loaded ready-to-tow tongue weight. The linked article offers several methods to measure tongue weight (TW) including the Sherline scale # 5780. To the loaded trailer's measured TW you need to add the weight of anything in the truck that sits behind the tow vehicle's rear axle, such as filled...
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  • Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution for a 2015 Ram 2500 and 2016 Cruiser View Finder Signature
  • To choose a weight distribution system you will need to go by the total tongue weight of the set up. This is calculated by taking the tongue weight of the trailer, when loaded and ready to tow, and adding to that the weight of anything loaded behind the rear axle of the tow vehicle. The 1,000 pound Blue Ox SwayPro system will likely be too light for your trailer. I would go with the next step up, the 1,500 pound system, # BXW1500. For a 2-5/16 inch ball use # 19286.
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  • How to Determine the Right Blue Ox Weight Distribution System for a 20 Foot Toy Hauler
  • To choose a weight distribution system you will need to go by the total tongue weight of the set up. This is calculated by taking the tongue weight of the trailer, when loaded and ready to tow, and adding to that the weight of anything loaded behind the rear axle of the tow vehicle. Based on a loaded weight of 5700 pounds (3900 for the trailer plus 1800 pounds of cargo) the tongue weight will likely be 570 to 855 pounds if not higher. Based on that I recommend going with the higher capacity...
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  • Blue Ox Weight Distribution System Recommendation for a 2014 Keystone Outback Terrain
  • Sounds like you have the Titan Hitch Box Extension # RP45292 at 24 inches. The best way to pick out a weight distribution system is to base it off of the loaded tongue weight of the setup when it is loaded and ready to tow, this figure also includes the weight of any cargo behind the rear axle of the tow vehicle. I attached an FAQ on determining tongue weight for you to check out as well. Since your tongue weight is 785 lbs dry it's safe to assume that when loaded it will be more...
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  • How to Order a Blue Ox Weight Distribution System for a 2-1/2 inch Hitch Opening
  • All of the Blue Ox Weight Distribution systems like the part # BXW1500 that you referenced only are available with shanks designed for 2 inch hitches. If you needed a shank for a 2-1/2 inch hitch you would need to order the # BXW4018 in addition to the WD system. I attached an FAQ article on WD systems for you to check out as well.
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  • Weight Distribution Recommendation for a V-Nose Trailer with 970 Pound Tongue Weight
  • On the Blue Ox Weight Distribution System, # BXW1500, the spot where you rotate the latch to draw up/down the chains is on the outboard side of the frame. As long as the body of the trailer does not overhang the sides of the frame, there should be room to properly raise and lower the spring bars. For the amount of tongue weight you have listed, the 1,500 pound system would be the correct capacity. This system has a top bracket that goes around the top of the frame rail. Depending on...
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  • Weight Distribution System Recommendation for Towing 10k Camper Trailer
  • The best way to pick out a weight distribution system is to base it off of the loaded tongue weight of the setup when it is loaded and ready to tow. This figure also includes the weight of any cargo behind the rear axle of the tow vehicle. I attached a help article on determining tongue weight for you to check out as well. You will want the loaded tongue weight of your setup to fall right in the middle of the tongue weight range of the system you use. Your tongue weight is going to...
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  • Weight Distribution System for a Trailer with 980 Pounds Tongue Weight
  • It depends on where that 500 pounds of weight is placed on the trailer and how much it increases the gross trailer weight. But if it is adding 200 pounds to the tongue weight that would put the tongue weight of the trailer at 980 pounds. You would be in between Blue Ox systems. I would then go for a different system such as # RP66155 rated for 600 to 1,200 pounds. It comes with built-in friction sway control and a shank. You will just need a properly sized ball. Use # 19286 for a 2-5/16...
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution System With Sway Control For 29 Ft Arctic Fox Trailer
  • To find the best weight distribution with sway control you will need to know a couple things. First, you already know the weight of the trailer as you said you had it weighed when it was unhitched and that was 11,200 lbs. The next thing you need to know is the tongue weight. This should be done when the trailer is loaded and ready-to-tow condition. You need the tongue weight of the trailer added to the cargo weight in the tow vehicle behind the rear axle. You then try to find a system...
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  • Weight Distribution and Sway Control for a Dodge Ram and Keystone Premier Travel Trailer
  • When choosing a weight distribution system you will need to determine the Total Tongue Weight of the trailer and cargo in the vehicle. Total Tongue Weight is the tongue weight of the trailer, when loaded and ready to tow, plus the weight of anything loaded behind the rear axle of the tow vehicle. A system that is rated for 600 to 1,200 pounds tongue weight would be a good way to go because it covers a wide range of capacities. I also recommend a system that has dual-cam sway control...
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  • Do Clamp On Blue Ox Weight Distribution Latch Brackets # BXW4010 Fit the 1500 Pound Sway Pro System
  • The clamp on Blue Ox Weight Distribution Latch Brackets, # BXW4010, work as replacement for any of the Blue Ox Sway Pro weight distribution systems that use the clamp on style brackets. They will work as replacements for the 1500 pound system, # BXW1500.
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  • Weight Distribution Hitch for 10-Foot Dump Trailer with a GVW of 11,000-lbs
  • Weight distribution systems are meant to be "tuned" for a specific trailer tongue weight. This is because in order to do their job - pushing trailer tongue weight (TW) forward onto the truck's front axle - the system's spring bars have to have the correct stiffness. Systems too light for the TW load can't push the weight forward; systems too stiff will result in jumpy handling from the trailer. Since your trailer TW will vary you'll need to choose a system rated correctly for your trailer's...
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  • How to Increase Capacity of Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution System
  • You can upgrade an existing SwayPro by simply swapping out the spring bars. We offer the 1500 lb capacity spring bars as part # BXW4008.
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  • Best Weight Distribution System w Sway Control Recommendation for Trailer with 1k Tongue Weight
  • The best way to pick out a weight distribution system is to base it off of the loaded tongue weight of the setup when it is loaded and ready to tow. This figure also includes the weight of any cargo behind the rear axle of the tow vehicle. I attached an FAQ on determining tongue weight for you to check out as well. Since your tongue weight is right at 1,000 lbs you want to pick a system that has a tongue weight range that your tongue weight falls right in the middle of. Because of...
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  • Blue Ox Weight Distribution Drop Shank Availability
  • I attached a help article that details how to determine what rise/drop would be required for a trailer to be towed level. Basically you will need to measure from the top of the hitch opening to the ground and then from the bottom of the trailer coupler to the ground. What ever the difference is between those to measurements is the amount of rise/drop needed. For a drop shank we have the part # BXW4004 which can do up to 7-1/2 inches of drop.
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  • Can Shank on BlueOx Weight Distribution System, part # BXW1500, Correct 8 Inch Height Difference
  • The key factor to confirm compatibility of a weight distribution system, besides the gross trailer weight (GTW), is the loaded trailer tongue weight (TW). You need to confirm the tongue weight either by using a tongue weight scale such as the Sherline scale, part # 5780, or by one of the other methods outlined in the attached article. It is important that your trailer tongue weight be measured when it is carrying its typical load. Keep in mind that any cargo or equipment that is placed...
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