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Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution Shank for 2" Hitches - 9" Long - 9 Hole Adjustment

Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution Shank for 2" Hitches - 9" Long - 9 Hole Adjustment

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  • Weight Distribution
  • Shanks
  • Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  • Blue Ox
  • Trunnion - 4-1/2 In Drop
  • Round - 4-1/2 In Drop
  • 1500 lbs TW
  • Trunnion - 10-1/2 In Rise
  • Round - 10-1/2 In Rise
  • 15000 lbs GTW
Shank measures 9" long from the center of the hitch pin hole to the center of the adjustment holes. 9 Bolt holes let you adjust the height of your Blue Ox SwayPro weight distribution system. Fits 2" receivers. Call 800-298-8924 to order Blue Ox accessories and parts part number BXW4002 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Blue Ox products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution Shank for 2" Hitches - 9" Long - 9 Hole Adjustment. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.


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Blue Ox Accessories and Parts - BXW4002

Shank measures 9" long from the center of the hitch pin hole to the center of the adjustment holes. 9 Bolt holes let you adjust the height of your Blue Ox SwayPro weight distribution system. Fits 2" receivers.


Features:

  • Shank slides into your hitch receiver and provides the attachment point for your weight distribution system's head assembly
    • Designed for use with Blue Ox SwayPro weight distribution systems
  • 9 Adjustment holes for attaching the head assembly
    • Lets you level your trailer with your tow vehicle
  • Drop or rise positions available to fit your application
  • Powder coated steel resists corrosion
  • Made in USA


Specs:

  • Application: 2" x 2" trailer hitch receivers
  • Weight capacity:
    • Maximum gross trailer weight: 15,000 lbs
    • Maximum tongue weight: 1,500 lbs
  • Overall length: 13"
  • 9-Hole weight distribution shank:
    • Total height: 12-1/2"
    • Total vertical adjustment: 11-1/4"
    • Holes are spaced 1-1/4" apart on center
  • Distance from center of hitch pin hole:
    • 9" To the center of the adjustment holes
    • 10" To the front of weight distribution shank
    • 8" To the back of weight distribution shank
  • Maximum rise: 10-1/2"
  • Maximum drop: 4-1/2"


Dimensions


BXW4002 Blue Ox Sway Pro Weight Distribution Shank - 9" - 9 Hole







Video of Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution Shank for 2" Hitches - 9" Long - 9 Hole Adjustment


Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




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Customer Reviews

Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution Shank for 2" Hitches - 9" Long - 9 Hole Adjustment - BXW4002

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (8 Customer Reviews)

Shank measures 9" long from the center of the hitch pin hole to the center of the adjustment holes. 9 Bolt holes let you adjust the height of your Blue Ox SwayPro weight distribution system. Fits 2" receivers.

- BXW4002
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etrailer was excellent with their customer service, as always. With this order I had bought a Blue OX kit with a shank that was almost 15" long. Although my truck is lifted, it still scraped in the mountains and on my sidewalk. After calling etrailer I explained that I wanted to trade out the shank. Karen tried and tried but ultimately found that I was unable to do that as the Blue Ox kit I bought is a true kit and that the shank is not exchangeable. So, I had to buy a shorter (9" x 9 hole shank) shank, Karen was very receptive of my incurred costs. She spoke to her manager and got me a slight discount to help with the unintended purchase. Plus, the new shank was here in two days. All in all, etrailer is one of the best I have dealt with. To date I have bought a roof rack, trailer hitch rack, Swagman bike hitch rack, Weigh Safe hitch, and a Weight Distribution/Sway Control hitch from them. I will keep coming back because they are that helpful and their prices are awesome! 509521



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Arrived when stated, packaging was perfect, item was high quality, actual blue ox product. Fit just like my previous one. 629531



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E/trailer is wonderful to work with, the reason I did not give 5 stars is I have not got to pull my trailer with it yet. I have measured and it seems to be just where I want the height of ball. 581153



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Built like a tank! Looks like great build quality and finish. Can't wait to put it to the test. Phenomenal customer service!!! 571343



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I needed the extra drop of the 9-hole BXW4002. Perfect!! Problem solved. 373104



- BXW4002
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Wrong product was shipped in the right box (from manufacturer). Etrailers was great in correcting the problem and I had the right product in 3 days. Very prompt and good pricing and service. 362031



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blue ox made a great product, I had to purchase a longer shank to level out my tow trailer, also had to CRANK up the tension on the chains and springs though the first ride out was scary 247835



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product is as advertised, recieved in 2 days, good job Etrailer 236350


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  • Advantage of Blue Ox Weight Distribution Shank with Longer Shank
  • The longer 12 inch shank on the Blu Ox # BXW4003 is just going to push the trailer a few inches further back from the rear of your truck. Adding clearance between the truck and trailer connection can be beneficial to allow space for an accessory you might have mounted in between or to be able to lower the tailgate on the truck with the trailer still connected (if this provides enough space to do on your particular setup). Other than that there's no advantage in terms of strength or...
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  • Weight Capacity of Blue Ox 12 Inch and 14 Inch Shanks
  • Are you looking at the Blue Ox SwayPro weight distribution shanks, like part # BXW4002? If so, Blue Ox does not give these shanks a specific class rating. All of their shanks fit 2 inch trailer hitches and have a maximum towing capacity of 15,000 lbs and a maximum tongue weight capacity of 1,500 lbs. If you are looking at the 12 inch Blue Ox High-Low adapter, like part # BX88241 or # BX88235, they have a maximum towing capacity of 10,000 lbs. The high-low adapters are not given a tongue...
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  • Replacement Weight Distribution Shank for Use with Blue Ox Sway Pro
  • You can use a weight distribution shank from another manufacturer with your Blue Ox Sway Pro system if necessary to provide the correct coupling height and sufficient ground clearance. Based on your measurements it appears you actually need about 6-inches of drop in the shank. (We do our measurements a bit differently). Reese shank # RP3215 provides up to 5-3/4-inches of drop with trunnion bars. Dimensions of this item are shown in the linked photo.
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  • Drop Shank Recommendation for a Blue Ox Weight Distribution System
  • The shank that came with your # BXW1000 should have 7 holes in it. For a shank that you could replace yours with that would give you an additional 2 holes you would want the part # BXW4002. This would allow your trailer to sit level.
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  • Recommended Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution System For 30 Foot Trailer
  • The Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control - Clamp On - 15,000 lbs GTW, 1,500 lbs TW, # BXW1506, may be a good fit for the weights and dimensions you gave. The maximum gross towing weight is 15,000 lbs and the maximum tongue weight is 1500 lbs. You will also need a hitch ball that is either 2 inches like # 63840 or 2-5/16 inches like # C40008. This system will give you up to a 13 inch rise or a 7 inch drop which will accomodate your 2 inch need from shank to top of hitch...
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  • Blue Ox Sway Pro for Airstream Flying Cloud 28 and Ford F250 with Tongue Weight of 1,300 lbs
  • For your tongue weight range the correct Blue Ox Sway Pro would be the # BXW1500 but you would need a drop ball mount shank to allow you the drop you need. For that you would need the part # BXW4002.
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  • Does Equalizer Weight Distribution Head Fit Blue Ox Weight Distribution Shank
  • Yes, the weight distribution manufacturers thankfully designed the shanks to their systems to all be the same dimensions. That means a Blue Ox shank like part # BXW4002 will fit an Equalizer weight distribution head.
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  • Heavy Duty Tow Hitch Recommendation for a 2008 Ford F-350
  • Yes, the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver part # C15810 which is a fit for your 2008 Ford F-350 will allow you to tow your 2000 Holiday Rambler Aluma Lite 30SKS without the use of a weight distribution system assuming the figures you provided on the trailer are correct. This hitch has a 20,000 lbs gross trailer weight (GTW) and 2,700 lb tongue weight (TW) rating with a 2-1/2" receiver tube opening. According to the instructions for this hitch, the professional installation time is 30 minutes...
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  • Comparing the Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution System BXW1500 and BXW1500-S
  • The only difference between the Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution System part # BXW1500 and the Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution System part BXW1500-S (which we don't carry) is the shank that is included with either system. The standard system (BXW1500) comes with the Weight Distribution Shank part # BXW4000 which offers up to 2" of drop whereas the extended system (BXW1500-S) comes with the Weight Distribution Shank part # BXW4002 which offers up to 4-1/2" of drop. In order to...
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  • Will Blue Ox Weight Distribution Shank Fit Reese WD System
  • Yes, the Blue Ox weight distribution shank part # BXW4002 that you referenced uses the same bolt pattern as the Reese weight distribution systems so this would work well for you.
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  • Availability of Drop Weight Distribution Shanks for Blue Ox Sway Pro
  • It's hard to say if you'll need more drop than what the shank you have provides. Is the newer truck taller? If the truck sits at the same height you would be fine without needing additional drop. I attached a help article that details how to determine the amount of rise/drop you would need as well, but basically if the new truck is right at 2-1/2 inches taller then the 9 hole shank part # BXW4002 would be what you would need if your current shank was maxed out. I can't see any reason...
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  • Recommended Blue Ox Weight Distribution System for 1,100 lb Tongue Weight
  • Though we only carry the # BXW1500 and not the 1500S model, from what I could find the only difference was that that the 1500S came with a longer shank, which is simply # BXW4002. Using this shank rather than the standard shank that comes with the # BXW1500 will give you a vertical adjustment of 11-1/4" instead of 8-3/4". The Blue Ox SwayPro # BXW1500 has a tongue weight capacity between 1,000 lbs - 1,500 lbs and if your total tongue weight was 1,100 lbs it would work well for you....
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  • Recommended Shank or Over-Under Conversion for Level Towing with Blue Ox Weight Distribution System
  • Since you have the Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution Shank for 2" Hitches - 9" Long - 7 Hole Adjustment # BXW4000 and are still nose high, I would normally recommend the Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution Shank for 2" Hitches - 9" Long - 9 Hole Adjustment # BXW4002 to give you a total 4-1/2 inch drop whether using round bars or trunnion bars. The issue is that shank is only rated for 1,500 lbs. The only shank rated higher is the Gen-Y Torsion Weight Distribution Shank - 2" Hitches...
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