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Equalizer Weight-Dist Shank - 2" Hitch - 12" Drop x 15" Rise - 600 to 1,400 lbs TW

Equalizer Weight-Dist Shank - 2" Hitch - 12" Drop x 15" Rise - 600 to 1,400 lbs TW

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Shank offers up to a 15" rise and a 12" drop for your Equal-i-zer weight distribution system. Measures 12" long and fits 2" x 2" trailer hitches. 1-833-496-1390 to order Equal-i-zer accessories and parts part number EQ44FR or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Equal-i-zer products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Equalizer Weight-Dist Shank - 2" Hitch - 12" Drop x 15" Rise - 600 to 1,400 lbs TW. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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Equal-i-zer Accessories and Parts - EQ44FR

  • Weight Distribution Hitch
  • Shanks
  • Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  • Square - 12 In Drop
  • Equal-i-zer
  • 1400 lbs TW
  • Square - 15 In Rise
  • 14000 lbs GTW

Shank offers up to a 15" rise and a 12" drop for your Equal-i-zer weight distribution system. Measures 12" long and fits 2" x 2" trailer hitches.


Features:

  • Designed for use with Equal-i-zer weight distribution systems
  • Provides both drop and rise
  • Constructed of sturdy steel
  • Dipped for corrosion resistance
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Fits: 2" x 2" trailer hitch receivers
  • Maximum tongue weight: 1,400 lbs
  • Maximum gross towing weight: 14,000 lbs
  • Overall shank length: 12"
  • Maximum rise: 15" from top of hitch receiver opening
  • Maximum drop: 12" from top of hitch receiver opening
  • Incremental adjustment: 1-1/4"


90-02-4711 Equalizer Weight-Distribution Shank - 12" Long x 12" Drop x 15" Rise





Video of Equalizer Weight-Dist Shank - 2" Hitch - 12" Drop x 15" Rise - 600 to 1,400 lbs TW

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




Video Transcript for Review of Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution Hitch - EQ44FR

Hi there I'm Michael with etrailer.com. Today, we're going to take a quick look at the Equalizer weight distribution shank. The shank is going to slide into your two inch by two inch receiver tube opening on your tow vehicle's hitch. It's then going to allow you to connect your weight distribution system's head here so that you can tow your trailer with the stability of that weight distribution system.Now keep in mind, this is designed to work with your equalizer weight distribution system specifically, but because most of your weight distribution systems use the same sort of spacing, it will work with other systems as well. You just want to make sure that you're not exceeding the weight capacities of any of the components in your system.This is constructed of a nice sturdy dipped steel. So it's going to be very strong and corrosion resistant.

It's going to give us a maximum tongue weight of 1,400 pounds and the maximum gross towing weight of 14,000 pounds.You can see it does have these six adjustment holes here so we can adjust our weight distribution system head to make sure that it's going to be level with our trailer. Keep our trailer level as we're towing, which is obviously going to make the ride safer and better for us all around. Between our holes, we have a distance of one and a quarter of an inch, between each hole here. This can be used in either the drop or rise position. So when we have it in the drop position like we do here, it's going to give us a maximum drop of 12 inches.

Now that is measured from the top inside edge of your receiver tube down to where the base of your hitch ball on your head sits. So, if we we're to go from the top edge down to that base of that hitch ball, it's going to be 12 inches.If we flip this over into our rise position, again measuring from the top inside edge of our receiver tube, up to the base of our hitch ball, it's going to give us a maximum rise of 15 inches. So maximum rise, 15. Maximum drop, 12. That's a lot of adjustment there.

So, if you do have a vehicle that sits really high and your trailer's really low in comparison, that's going to give you a lot of option there to make sure that's nice and level or vice versa. If your trailer is really high and your vehicle a hitch is sitting pretty low to the ground, using it in that rise position will help you out a lot.As far as our measurements go, from our end to end here, our overall length is going to be 12 inches, our overall height is 17 inches. And from our five eights inch hitch pin hole here out to where our alignment holes are, adjustment holes, it's going to be eight inches from our five eights inch hitch pin hole out to this shank here, that's going to support our shank, that's about four inches. So it should be plenty of clearance for you to get this lined up with your hitch pin hole on your hitch and still have room here. Just keep that in mind for your situation.Now keep in mind as well that we do not include the five eighths inch hitch pin or clip with this shank.

So if you don't already have that, you can find options here at etrailer.com for you. We also have options that are locking. So, if you wanted to ensure some extra security so that you don't have to worry about your shank walking away when you're not around your tow vehicle, we also have those available too. So either way. You probably already have a pin and clip for your hitch, but if you don't we have options for you.This is made here in the USA. So you can trust that it's made to the high quality standards that we've come to know and trust for products made here in the US. So, it is going to be a nice quality option for you. Keep in mind, this is a pretty long drop and rise. We do have other options that are smaller. So depending on your situation, if you need that, this is going to be one of the few options that gives you that large of a drop and rise, but we do have other options as well. So I'd encourage you to check those out if this isn't the product that's going to meet your needs.But that's going to complete our look for today. Again I'm Michael with etrailer.com. Thanks for watching.


Customer Reviews

Equalizer Weight-Dist Shank - 2" Hitch - 12" Drop x 15" Rise - 600 to 1,400 lbs TW - EQ44FR

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (10 Customer Reviews)

Shank offers up to a 15" rise and a 12" drop for your Equal-i-zer weight distribution system. Measures 12" long and fits 2" x 2" trailer hitches.

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Works with my blue ox sway pro, gave me about 10 inches of drop with my distribution head




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Wish you still have will cal pick up in Wentzville instead of shipping only.




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Its excactly what i ordered. Its a little longer than what i needed. I should double checked my measurements but thats on me. The product looks to be great quality.




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Great service including follow up. Nice to see this in today's market. Thanks again




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The Part came as promised and shipped and arrived as was stated. I ordered over the phone and the sales woman was excellent and quick to tell me my choice and what would be the best part.




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It was a great experience working with etrailer. Everyone I talked to was very knowledgeable. The product arrived very quickly. The customer service is great. I highly recommend them




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