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Equal-i-zer Weight Dist Shank - 12" Long - 7" Rise, 3" Drop - 600 to 1,400 lbs TW

Equal-i-zer Weight Dist Shank - 12" Long - 7" Rise, 3" Drop - 600 to 1,400 lbs TW

Item # EQ90-02-4100
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Shank offers up to a 7" rise and a 3" drop for your Equal-i-zer weight distribution system. Measures 12" long and fits 2" x 2" trailer hitches. 1-636-306-4830 to order Equal-i-zer accessories and parts part number EQ90-02-4100 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Equal-i-zer products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Equal-i-zer Weight Dist Shank - 12" Long - 7" Rise, 3" Drop - 600 to 1,400 lbs TW. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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Equal-i-zer Accessories and Parts - EQ90-02-4100

  • Weight Distribution Hitch
  • Shanks
  • Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  • Square - 3 In Drop
  • Equal-i-zer
  • 1400 lbs TW
  • Square - 7 In Rise
  • 14000 lbs GTW

Shank offers up to a 7" rise and a 3" 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
    • Replaces shank that comes with Equal-i-zer systems rated from 6,000 lbs GTW (600 lbs TW) to 14,000 lbs GTW (1,400 lbs TW)
  • 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
  • Tongue weight: 600 lbs - 1,400 lbs
  • Overall length: 12"
  • Maximum rise: 7" from top of hitch receiver opening
  • Maximum drop: 3" from top of hitch receiver opening
  • Overall dimensions: 12" long x 9-1/2" high
  • Distance from center of pin hole to back of adjustable shank: 7"
  • Distance between adjustment pin hole to hitch pin hole (center-on-center): 8"
  • Distance from center of hitch pin hole to front of adjustment shank: 9"
  • Spacing between adjustment pin holes: 1-1/4"


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90-02-4100 Equalizer Weight-Distribution Shank - 12" Long





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Equal-i-zer Weight Dist Shank - 12" Long - 7" Rise, 3" Drop - 600 to 1,400 lbs TW - EQ90-02-4100

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (324 Customer Reviews)

Shank offers up to a 7" rise and a 3" drop for your Equal-i-zer weight distribution system. Measures 12" long and fits 2" x 2" trailer hitches.

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Two thumbs up! Raised my hitch up exactly where I needed it to be to tow my travel trailer at the right height.




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Perfect solution for the new travel trailer. I needed to raise the ball height for proper setup of my WD hitch and this product was perfect for the task! Etrailer ordering was easy, delivery was fast and all is well for our next trip.




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I purchased this from etrailer because it was 'authentic' and USA Made. There are others that claim to be the Equalizer brand but Country of Origin was not USA. Equalizer proudly claims USA. So for this product I give 5 stars. However.....

Shipping is listed as 2 day shipping. I feel this is a little misleading. My order was placed on 4/16 (Saturday) with a delivery date of 4/19. I understand it was a weekend so it wouldn't go out until Monday. Product shipped late on 4/18 but didn't receive an origin scan until 4/19. Was finally delivered on 4/21 - 2 days after it was shipped. So technically, they are correct - received it 2 days after it was 'shipped' (well really 3 days). Not 2 days from when it was ordered.

So if you are counting on that delivery date listed at time of order, in my opinion, don't.




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Got product on time ,all fit perfectly! Iā€™m pretty happy with my purchase .aI had to replace the 2ā€ā€ ball with a 2 5/16 a XX.00 purchase.




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Order delivery was vary fast, box was tore up but that's from the chunk of steel I ordered lol vary pleased of service thank you.




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High quality shank I ordered with the hitch head and ball. The Equa-lizer distribution/sway system is top notch and maybe in the USA! It came a day earlier than expected as well!




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I placed an order for a shorter Equal-i-zer shank, a hitch lock, and some bar pins. Some of the pins were on back order so etrailer split the order shipment and I was able to install the new parts in time for our trip to the Olympic National Park. This is my fourth order with etrailer and each transaction has been great. They have great products and outstanding service. No time for a photo because we are departing for the park.
Thank you Susan H.


Comments
It has been about a year and approximately 4000 mile of towing with the Equal-i-zer hitch setup. The weight distribution and sway control have worked flawlessly and we have not noticed any problems with cross winds or passing 18 wheedlers. This is the third weight distribution hitch I have had and by fat the best.
Bill A - 07/19/2019


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A hitch shank is sort of like an anvil; as long as it is the correct size it can't be hurt. The shipping box was pretty much destroyed when it arrived the the shank was still just fine.

Your detailed tracking information is great! Customer knows every stop along the route to the final destination..




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Purchased this item because my rv dealer installed the wrong shank on my equalizer hitch. I haven't towed with it yet, but so did install the hitch to the shank. All good so far. Item arrived fast from etrailer and despite the item being fairly heavy it survived in the box.

I'm using this shank on a 2012 f150 FX4 towing a 32 foot travel trailer.




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Competitive price for this shank. Arrived very quickly without any damage




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Everything came in the package and the product came earlier than I expected. Installing it was fairly easy. However the only thing that proved difficult was Torquing the ball down on the hitch head which luckily [RV dealer] was good enough to do that for me. I am happy With the product and looking forward to using it.




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Nice chunk of steel. Worked as advertised. Setup and adjustment instructions were clear.




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Great service and fast shipping at a great price. This is the second order I have placed and both were shipped fast with no problems. Follow-up and tracking were great too! etrailer is my goto place for all my towing needs... My first order was a complete Equal-i-zer system. The Equal-i-zer setup is the best by far. Using it on my RV.




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All the Equal-i-zer products seem robust, and the company is one of the oldest in the business. Great service from etrailer to boot.




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First time order and delivery and communication were excellent. Definitely will place future orders !




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Etrailer was the only firm that had this shank in stock that I needed in time to use my trailer for an event. They insured the order was processed and I got the product in 48 hours. It fit great and got me on the road. Courteous and quick service.




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I appreciate that e-trailer had the medium size shank on stock. Other suppliers only had the long shank which I would have had to cut off.




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The Equal-i-zer shank was delivered earlier than expected and was exactly what I ordered. Can't ask for anything more.




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Fast Shipping, and a great Product, received Friday, was towing trailer Saturday. Trailer did not fall off truck which is always a good thing!




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Second time buying things from etrailer. Excellent service! Stuff installed and working great!!




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Item as described.
etrailer got me my
order fast and at the best price I could find for all the items.




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What I needed at the best price around. Arrived sooner than expected. Free shipping an added bonus. Great customer service. No hassle ordering and fast shipping.




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Best prices, fast shipping, excellent service, product was exactly what I needed... Thanks again for another perfect transaction




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Works as expected.




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Just what needed. Great price, fast free shipping



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