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Replacement Trunnion Spring Bar for Reese Weight Distribution System - 800 lbs TW

Replacement Trunnion Spring Bar for Reese Weight Distribution System - 800 lbs TW

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Replacement, cam-style, trunnion spring bar works with Reese weight-distribution systems with maximum tongue weight ratings of 800 lbs. 1-636-306-4830 to order Reese accessories and parts part number RP22225 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Reese products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Replacement Trunnion Spring Bar for Reese Weight Distribution System - 800 lbs TW. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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Reese Accessories and Parts - RP22225

  • Weight Distribution Hitch
  • Spring Bars
  • Trunnion Bar
  • Reese
  • 800 lbs TW

Replacement, cam-style, trunnion spring bar works with Reese weight-distribution systems with maximum tongue weight ratings of 800 lbs.


Features:

  • Replacement spring bar works with Reese weight-distribution systems
  • Trunnion bar is hot rolled and tapered for superior strength and flexibility
  • Curved end is designed for use with dual-cam sway control (RP26002 - sold separately)
  • 1 Bar included
  • Tongue weight: 400 lbs - 800 lbs


22225 Reese Trunnion Spring Bar for Weight Distribution Hitch - 800 lbs




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Video Transcript for Review of Reese - Weight Distribution - RP22225

Today we're gonna take a look at the replacement trunnion spring bar for the Reese weight distribution system. This has an 800 pound maximum tongue weight capacity. Now this is a replacement spring bar, it's designed to work on the Reese weight distribution system. This is a trunnion bar, it is hot rolled and tapered for nice superior strength and flexibility. The trunnion end, which is right here, is what will connect into the head assembly. And then the curved end on this side will connect to lift chains that will connect it to the lift brackets.Also, this spring bar could be used with the dual-cam sway control by Reese.

The curved end here is designed for use with that system. It does attach to the sway control arms. It will sit right on the sway control arm. Now we do sell that dual-cam sway control system separately on our website, it's part number RP26002.Now again, the tongue weight rating on this is 400 pounds to 800 pounds. And it is for a quantity of one spring bar.But that should do it for the review on the replacement trunnion spring bar for the Reese weight distribution system.

With this 800 pound maximum tongue weight capacity.


Customer Reviews

Replacement Trunnion Spring Bar for Reese Weight Distribution System - 800 lbs TW - RP22225

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (43 Customer Reviews)

Replacement, cam-style, trunnion spring bar works with Reese weight-distribution systems with maximum tongue weight ratings of 800 lbs.

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After using a tongue weight gauge I decided to drop from 1200# to 800# bars. I got them in 3 day. Thanks for the great customer service. I tell everyone about etrailer.




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Good product didn’t realize the chain and clamp weren’t included. All pictures showed the chain and clamp. Now I have to find those parts and wait for their delivery. A bit disappointed in all parts being separate. I lost my entire old one so I don’t have those parts available.


Comments
All of our replacement parts are sold separately just in case someone needs just that specific item and not the rest. The chain kit you need is Item # 3216
Reese Replacement Weight Distribution Chain Kit
$30.94
, but I am not sure what you mean by clamp.
-- Etrailer Expert Sierra K - 05/18/2022


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The service agent who helped me was very helpful. I lost a stabilizer bar on a trip from Missouri to Florida. The correct bar was delivered right to my RV site. I would recommend e-trailer for all trailer needs. Barry




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I have the “Old Style” Reese dual cam setup on my 2 horse trailer with large tack room bumper pull. I lost one trunnion style spring bar and the bolt on cam that’s attached to the underside end of the bar (see picture). Reese discontinued making parts for that system in the early 2000’s, my system was purchased in 1969. Looked everywhere with no success. I called Etrailer and for a new dual cam system and talked to Nicholas C, he advised me that the RP22225 spring bars would replace the old spring bars and cam. I had my doubts until he sent me a customers picture with the RP22225 bars on the same system I have, “A picture is worth a Thousand words”. Nicholas C And the Etrailer save me over $300 in unnecessary parts and a days labor setting up a new weight distribution system.




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Great service and product was excavated what I needed.. thanks




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LESSON LEARNED!!!! READ IF YOU ARE NEW TO TRAILERING!!!!
I bought a new 27' travel trailer. Naturally, I needed a way to couple it to my vehicle safely. I have about ten years experience towing with a weight distributing hitch, so I was reasonably confident I knew what I needed when ordering a new one. I estimated that the toungue weight on my mew trailer would be in the 900lb range. I purchased a Reese dual cam package rated for 1100lb tw from Etrailer. I installed it according to the specifications and measurements outlined with the instructions. I found myself making adjustment after adjustment to get the trailer to "settle down" at speed. After trying everything from moving all weight possible to the toungue to changing the angle of the spring bars several times, I decided to weigh the tongue at a local truck scale. I was 503 lbs...... unloaded.... My spring bars were obviously waaaay to stiff to be effective. I ordered 800lb spring bars from Etrailer, installed them, and road tested them. The vehicle ensemble drove and handled like a dream. It felt extremely stable at interstate speeds. So take a lesson from me......do your homework before you order your stuff.




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exact replacement for previous bars factory shipping delay great communication from etrailer about the delay great service and price will surely use again for my trailer needs


Comments
still working great after a year will use etrailer again in the future
Michael - 07/14/2019


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I changed from 600lb bars to 800lb bars I still don't like the Reese Dual Cam hitch I thought maybe a heavier bar might make a difference they did stop the porpoiseng but still get some sway . that's why I only gave 3 stars nothing wrong with etrailer service and support .




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Etrailer had the cheapest price I have ever seen for 800lb spring bars and free shipping. I placed the order at 5:30pm CST on a Saturday and the bars were at my house on Wednesday!!! Completely satisfied and will definetly look to etrailer for future trailering needs.




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The new weight distribution hitch exceeded my expectations
Pricing was excellent,
Customer service was second to none!




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This is a great weight bar. Very simple to install and seems well built. I have been around other styles and choose the trunnion style for its ease of installation. Also, etrailer customer service can not be beat! They will not stop until your situation is resolved. This was the case on another product a friend purchased and I was hooked on etrailer since then!




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I don't have much to say about the product, it is a good product well worth the money. I will say one thing about etrailer if you're looking for RV parts or anything related I highly recommend them they are very knowledgeable staff and fast shipping and the price was great.




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We lost this part during our 10 hour drive to Myrtle Beach. I ordered and it was delivered in 3 days right to our campsite.




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Good price, delivered as promised. Liked free shipping.




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Got exactly what I needed to replace an item you might think no one would want to steal right out of your own back yard. It appears in the product pictures as if the head end has an offset but it does not. The top and bottom pins are straight in line with the bar so that it can be used on either side.




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Had a trunnion bar delivered to my campsite while on vacation. Arrived very quickly. Reasonalbe price. Thanks a lot!




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I needed lighter spring bars for my lighter weight trailer. Etrailer had the perfect replacement for a great price.




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Got exactly what I ordered and it arrived when I wanted it, you can't beat that!
Thank You etrailer.com




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We had broken a spring bar on a large rock while out of town, etrailer
quickly sent a replacement so we could make our trip back home.




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Great products, great company to deal with. Will use again in the future.




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VERY Happy with the parts I ordered and VERY Happy with the order being filled so fast and getting them in 3 days. Thank You!!!!!!!!!!!!!!




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I haven’t tried it out yet. But I’m pleased on the quick delivery.




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Shipping was prompt, as usual, and order was correct. The wd bars work as they should.




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works perfectly with my older Reese head unit.




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Came on time have ordered from them in the past and have had Great sucess



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