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Blue Ox TrackPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control - 7-Hole Shank - 13K GTW, 1.3K TW

Blue Ox TrackPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control - 7-Hole Shank - 13K GTW, 1.3K TW

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Prevent trailer sway and get a smoother ride with this weight distribution system. Rigid brackets and uniquely designed hitch head help keep your trailer in line to stop sway before it begins. Adjustable shank and 2-5/16" hitch ball included. Lowest Prices for the best weight distribution hitch from Blue Ox. Blue Ox TrackPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control - 7-Hole Shank - 13K GTW, 1.3K TW part number BLU27FR can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-1624 for expert service.
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Blue Ox Weight Distribution Hitch - BLU27FR

  • 1000 lbs
  • 1100 lbs
  • 1200 lbs
  • 1300 lbs
  • WD With Sway Control
  • Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  • Allows Backing Up
  • Includes Shank
  • Blue Ox
  • Prevents Sway
  • Surge Brake Compatible

Prevent trailer sway and get a smoother ride with this weight distribution system. Rigid brackets and uniquely designed hitch head help keep your trailer in line to stop sway before it begins. Adjustable shank and 2-5/16" hitch ball included.


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 limits side-to-side movement
    • Caster in hitch head helps prevent sway before it begins
    • Rigid L-brackets keep spring bars in place for a rigid system that holds trailer in line
      • Steel-on-steel friction helps to minimize sway caused by winds or sudden maneuvers
      • No lift chains eliminate unwanted movement
  • Hitch head with preset pitch requires no additional adjustments after initial setup
  • Compatible with surge-type brake actuators
  • Tapered spring bars flex appropriately for a controlled, even ride
  • No-drill, clamp-on brackets can be adjusted along the trailer frame
    • Accommodates frame-mounted items such as gas tanks, battery boxes, toolboxes, or generators
  • Powder coated steel construction is durable and corrosion resistant
  • Snap-up lever eases installation by reducing lifting required by trailer jack
  • System includes head assembly, adjustable shank, hitch ball, spring bars, sway control L-brackets, lift lever, pin and clip, and all necessary hardware
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Tongue weight: 1,000 lbs - 1,300 lbs
  • Gross towing weight: 13,000 lbs
  • Application: 2" x 2" trailer hitch receivers rated for use with weight distribution systems
  • Ball size: 2-5/16"
  • Limited lifetime warranty


Included w/ SystemRequired - Sold SeparatelyOptional Add-Ons
  • Weight Distribution Shank
  • Weight Distribution Head
  • 2-5/16" Chrome Hitch Ball
  • 2 Sway Control Brackets
  • 2 Spring Bars
  • Snap-up Lever
  • Hitch Pin and Clip
  • Necessary Installation Hardware
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Create a more 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.



BXW1350 BlueOx Weight Distribution Hitch, Track Pro, 1300-lb Tongue Weight, 7 Hole Shank

Installation Details BLU27FR Installation instructions




Customer Reviews

Blue Ox TrackPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control - 7-Hole Shank - 13K GTW, 1.3K TW - BLU27FR

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (60 Customer Reviews)

Prevent trailer sway and get a smoother ride with this weight distribution system. Rigid brackets and uniquely designed hitch head help keep your trailer in line to stop sway before it begins. Adjustable shank and 2-5/16" hitch ball included.

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Because I wanted to use the hitch on an equipment trailer I was concerned about clearance at the wide front a-frame of the trailer. I called and spoke with a lady about the issue and she said send me some pictures. Because I use an old flip phone she said send it to my personal number. Wow! I did so and you folks confirmed that it would clear and I ordered it. The package came apart in shipment and lost some bolts, but your rep ordered them for me. The only clearance issue after install was my safety chain location. I can remedy that with minor alterations. Very pleased with the item and service. I can send a photo but it would have to go to the lady's personal number. Thanks, Reid



- BLU27FR
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Pulled to Dallas from Jackson, MS and back and they performed as advertised - sway was cut way dawn. When it did occur it was self correcting.



- BLU27FR
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Nice system. Very quiet towing trailer.



- BLU27FR
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Installed it today, dragged up the camper and what a difference it made! Unbelievably better!



- BLU27FR
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Good product



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- BLU47FR
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Review from a similar TrackPro in Weight Distribution Hitch


Wow!! What a difference in the tow.The Blue Ox Trackpro leveled my truck and camper out like they should be and the tow is like night and day. I would highly recommend this product to anyone



- BLU47FR
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Review from a similar TrackPro in Weight Distribution Hitch


My experience started off with a total failure by the shipping dept. Box completely blown out on both ends, and parts rolling around loose in the UPS truck.So my parts got beat up, management offered me 15 bucks for spray paint. Which they can keep. Assembled my hitch, amazed by having all the parts, despite the delivery. Great hitch, engineered well..



- BLU87FR
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Review from a similar TrackPro in Weight Distribution Hitch


I'm sure this will be a great product and the guy I talked to in the phone center was very knowledgeable and helpful when ordering my Blue Ox Track pro...but the instructions where very vague and when I watched a couple videos they explained instalation that was not possible when I tried putting it on myself...I guess its all a learning experience.



- BLU47FR
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Review from a similar TrackPro in Weight Distribution Hitch


Ordered for our 2017 Toyota Sequoia. The quality of the unit is quite impressive. Quality castings, machinings, powder coat paint, and welding. Also, really like the ease of setting it up. Prior to placing the order, I had several techniacal questions related to hitch height and the selection of the capaciy of the hitch. The tech staff at etrailer were superb! Thanks much from a first-time WD hitch user.



- BLU47FR
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Review from a similar TrackPro in Weight Distribution Hitch


The 70 lbs plus Blue Ox Track Pro arrived in good shape but the cardboard container was pretty tore up. I’m not done installing the hitch. I had to move my propane tanks forward and remount. I’m well pleased with the components and the instruction manual.



- BLU77FR
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Review from a similar TrackPro in Weight Distribution Hitch


Installed on the truck for a test fit. IT comes with a chrome ball installed, usually 13K rated 2 5/16", 7.5K 2" for the smallest model. Quality looks good, everything went together simply. The bolts for the head to shank are to be torqued at 257ft/lbs each, my torque wrench maxes out at 150ft/lbs so will have to have the dealer tighten it when I pick up my new trailer in a few days. Comes with a large pry bar to spring the bars onto the J hooks on the tongue brackets. The shank, head and even the tongue clamp plate look cast, are quite heavy duty, not welded plate stock.



- BLU77FR
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Review from a similar TrackPro in Weight Distribution Hitch


Will only use etrailer for all needs pertaining to parts for trailers, RV’s and vehicles. Always reasonable priced, ouick shipping and stand behind what they sell and ship. AWSOME people to deal with



- BLU59FR
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Review from a similar TrackPro in Weight Distribution Hitch


Great product, easy to install!



- BLU47FR
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Review from a similar TrackPro in Weight Distribution Hitch


Poor packaging. The hitch bar was falling out of the package. Need to strap the package to prevent the box from falling apart.



- BLU77FR
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Review from a similar TrackPro in Weight Distribution Hitch


Although I haven’t actually used the hitch I bought yet, my experience so far with etrailer has been great! They communicate well right from the start and shipping was fast and free. I will definitely use etrailer again!



- BLU59FR
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Review from a similar TrackPro in Weight Distribution Hitch


This is very well made and does exactly as advertised. But even better is the service from etrailer. The box was broken and a part missing and they got the part for me in less than a week. Always great customer service



- BLU77FR
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Review from a similar TrackPro in Weight Distribution Hitch


Great product and recommendation by etr ailer!



- BLU36FR
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Review from a similar TrackPro in Weight Distribution Hitch


Great service, The “Go too” people for your towing needs.



- BLU77FR
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Review from a similar TrackPro in Weight Distribution Hitch


Products arrived as ordered, however, the 2 week delivery time was a bit excessive for an online merchant nowadays.



- BLU47FR
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Review from a similar TrackPro in Weight Distribution Hitch


very easy to install


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Ask the Experts about this Blue Ox Weight Distribution Hitch

  • Recommended Blue Ox Weight Distribution System for 5000 lb Trailer
    Weight Distribution hitches are classified by the maximum tongue weight they'll handle, so the logical first step in choosing the right system for your needs would be to identify the tongue weight of your trailer as it sits when it's fully loaded up like it would be when you tow it. I'll link an article explaining how this is done, but the easiest way to determine the trailers tongue weight would be to use a tongue weight/payload scale like the Curt Better Weigh, part # C51701. The device...
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  • How To Choose Between 7-Hole and 9-HoleBlue Ox 13K TrackPro Weight Distribution System
    In order to choose the correct weight distribution system shank length, you'll need to measure. In regards to the Blue Ox 13K TrackPro Weight Distribution System, they come with a 7-hole part # BLU27FR and 9-hole part # BLU59FR. The max drop for the 7 hole is 1.97" above the center of the receiver and the max drop for the 9 hole is 0.78" below the center of the receiver. If you need a different shank for your setup we do have other options which I have attached below but they would...
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  • Recommended Wight Distribution For Boat Trailer With 1200 lb Tongue Weight
    Woah, that's a pretty heavy boat! Weight distribution systems are typically rated by the range of tongue weights they can cover. If you've positively confirmed the as-loaded and ready to tow tongue weight of your boat to be 1200 lbs (see linked article which explains how to determine this), then the # BLU27FR Blue Ox TrackPro you'd looked at would work great for you. The # BLU27FR is compatible with trailers having tongue weights ranging from 1000-1300 lbs. You'll also need a pole tongue...
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  • What is the Maximum Drop on the Blue Ox 7 Hole Shank
    I spoke to Blue Ox and the TrackPro Weight Distribution System # BLU27FR offers a maximum 2 inches of drop or 8 inches of rise if needed. That is going from the top of the shank to the top of the ball platform. This is standard for their 7 hole shanks that come with this part. If more drop is needed, however, we do have a couple other options available for the shanks. The Blue Ox Shank # BXW4002 will give you 4 1/2 inches of drop and 10 1/2 inches of rise. The Blue Ox Shank # BLU86FR...
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution Hitch For 2021 Ram 1500 Towing 29' TT W/ 7500lb GVWR and 975lbs TW
    I would be happy to help! Since your tow vehicle is a 2021 Ram 1500 Crew Cab with the 5.7L Hemi I recommend going with an even stiffer weight distribution hitch than the Blue Ox TrackPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control - 7-Hole Shank - 13K GTW, 1.3K TW # BLU27FR you were looking at. The reason for this is the rear coil springs Ram used in the new 1500s are very soft and cause a lot of sag when towing, and we have run into issues where customers still had too much sag which cause...
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  • Determining The Correct Weight Distribution Hitch For 2021 Grand Design 31' Travel Trailer
    It is possible that the Blue Ox TrackPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control - 7-Hole Shank - 13K GTW, 1.3K TW # BLU27FR you were looking at will work for towing your 2021 Grand Design Reflection 31' Travel Trailer, but you will need to know the total tongue weight which is different than the tongue weight listed in the brochure. Total tongue weight is the tongue weight of your fully loaded and ready to tow trailer plus the weight of any cargo behind the rear axle of your 2006 Chevrolet...
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  • Weight Distribution Recommendation For 2018 Forest River Surveyor 285IKLE Travel Trailer
    Ok, we can definitely help you out here with a really good weight distribution hitch for your 2018 Forest River Surveyor 285IKLE travel trailer. Since it's a pretty good size at just over 32 feet I'm not surprised that you are experiencing quite a bit of sway, particularly on the highway, so I think that should be our number one concern. The right system is going to depend on your total tongue weight, which we can calculate to be in the neighborhood of 12 percent or so of the trailer's...
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  • Higher Rated Weight Distribution for 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 Towing Forest River Rockwood Signature
    Going with a higher rated weight distribution system will give you the best ride quality, handling, and steering when towing since your current system isn't rated for the weight you will be towing. The Blue Ox TrackPro part # BLU27FR that you mentioned would be a really great option with a perfect tongue weight range of 1,000 to 1,300 lbs of tongue weight. Air bags would reduce the sag but wouldn't improve the handling or braking so it wouldn't be as ideal of a solution.
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  • Will the 13K Blue Ox TrackPro Weight Distribution System Fit 8" Frame
    The Blue Ox TrackPro Weight Distribution Systems like part # BLU27FR can accommodate frames up to 6" tall. For an 8" frame, I recommend the Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution System part # EQ37140ET with Inner Plate part # EQ90-02-5208 and Outer Link part # EQ90-02-5378. This would be one of the only bolt-on systems for an 8" tall frame. The width won't be an issue.
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution Hitch & Sway Control For Travel Trailer With 1,000lbs Tongue Weight
    The most important part of selecting the correct weight distribution system is finding one rated for your tongue weight loaded and unloaded. With your travel trailer having a hitch weight of 1,075lbs I recommend the Blue Ox TrackPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control # BLU27FR. This system is rated for trailers with a tongue weight of 1,000-1,300lbs which is right where you want to be on your trailer, as your tongue weight will increase when you add your additional gear. The maximum...
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  • How to Increase the Towing Capacity of a 2014 GMC Sierra 1500
    When considering increasing the towing capacity of your 2014 GMC Sierra 1500, there is something that you need to keep in mind. That is the fact that without serious upgrades to your engine and body, you cannot exceed the towing capacity of your hitch. However, it looks like the hitches made for your Sierra are rated for weight distribution systems. Using one of these can increase the load your vehicle can handle. For example, the Curt Class IV for your Sierra, part # C14006, has a tongue...
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  • How To Eliminate Sway When Towing 34' Toy Hauler With 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
    It is pretty common for toy haulers to have sway issues since depending where you load your Harley it may actually reduce the tongue weight of the trailer. I recommend trying to load your Harley directly above or slightly in front of the axles of the trailer. If that doesn't work the best option would be a weight distribution hitch with built in sway control like the Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control - Clamp On - 10,000 lbs GTW, 1,000 lbs TW # BLU66FR, but to determine...
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  • Best Weight Distribution Recommendation for Trailer with 8,700 lb Dry Weight
    For a trailer with a dry weight of 8,700 lbs the Blue Ox TracPro weight distribution system that would be the best rated for that would be the part # BLU27FR which has a tongue weight range of 1,000-1,300 lbs. Now the best weight distribution and sway control I would recommend for your trailer would be the Reese Strait Line part # RP66084 which has the most effective sway control design that works to prevent sway before it starts. This system has a tongue weight range of 600-1,200 lbs.
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  • Determining Which Weight Distribution System For 2018 Ram 1500 Towing Travel Trailer W/ 7000lb GVWR
    I would be happy to help you determine the correct weight distribution hitch for towing your travel trailer with your 2018 Ram 1500, but you will need to confirm the total tongue weight of your setup to make sure you select the correct system. Total tongue weight is the tongue weight of your fully loaded and ready to tow trailer, plus the weight of any cargo behind the rear axle of your Ram. The easiest way to get an accurate tongue weight measurement is by using a tongue weight scale...
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  • Blue Ox Sway Pro Weight Distribution System for Apex 293 RLDS Travel Trailer
    I recommend the Blue Ox Sway TrackPro System item # BLU27FR. The Blue Ox Sway Pro item # BXW1500 you were searching is over-rated for your trailer and you'll have an stiff and uncomfortable ride. The TrackPro System is rated for up to a 1300 lbs hitch weight and will be a smoother ride when hauling your Apex 293 RLDS Travel Trailer. I have attached a review video on the TrackPro System and also attached a couple of links on weight distribution systems. Both systems come with a shank...
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  • 2-1/2 Inch Shank Compatible With Blue Ox TrackPro Weight Distribution Hitch BLU27FR
    Yes, there is absolutely a compatible 2-1/2 inch shank that will allow you to use the Blue Ox TrackPro system with your Ford F-250; here is exactly what you'll need: - Blue Ox TrackPro Weight Distribution with Sway Control # BLU27FR - Blue Ox Track Pro Weight Distribution Shank for 2-1/2" Hitches # BLU26FR Apart from that you won't need anything else as the TrackPro comes with everything you need, including the 2-5/16" hitch ball. This system is rated for tongue weights between...
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