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Blue Ox TrackPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control - 7-Hole Shank - 6K GTW, 600 lbs TW

Blue Ox TrackPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control - 7-Hole Shank - 6K GTW, 600 lbs TW

Item # BLU36FR
Our Price: $658.90
Weight Distribution Hitch
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Is this right for you? Product Expert Kathleen M says:

Yes, if you:

  • Are impatient with making fine tune adjustments and would rather have a head assembly that you just bolt on and go
  • Have a trailer with 200 - 600 lbs of tongue weight and need either 8" of rise or 2" of drop to level your set up
  • Drive through areas with high winds where you'll need maximum sway control

No, if you:

  • Would be bothered by having to readjust the bracket hardware on the trailer side a couple times a year
  • Hate noise - the steel on steel brackets can create a racket, especially during turns
Minimize trailer sway and ensure a level, stable ride with this weight distribution system. Positive caster angle works to keep your trailer centered and steel-on-steel friction corrects sway. Fast, easy setup. 2" Ball included. Great Prices for the best weight distribution hitch from Blue Ox. Blue Ox TrackPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control - 7-Hole Shank - 6K GTW, 600 lbs TW part number BLU36FR can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 1-833-496-1390 for expert service.
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Blue Ox Weight Distribution Hitch - BLU36FR

  • 300 lbs
  • 400 lbs
  • 500 lbs
  • Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  • WD With Sway Control
  • Allows Backing Up
  • Includes Shank
  • Blue Ox
  • Prevents Sway
  • Surge Brake Compatible

Minimize trailer sway and ensure a level, stable ride with this weight distribution system. Positive caster angle works to keep your trailer centered and steel-on-steel friction corrects sway. Fast, easy setup. 2" Ball included.


Features:

  • Weight distribution system ensures a level and stable ride when towing
    • Evenly distributes weight over axles of tow vehicle and trailer
    • Helps you maintain better control of your vehicle and avoid trailer sag and excessive tire wear
  • Built-in sway control limits side-to-side movement of trailer
    • L-brackets rigidly hold spring bars in place - unlike chain-style brackets - to keep your trailer in line
    • Positive caster angle in the hitch head keeps trailer centered and helps prevent sway before it begins
    • Steel-on-steel friction corrects sway caused by winds or sudden maneuvers
  • Hitch head with preset pitch requires no additional adjustments after initial setup
    • No more stacking washers to reach the desired tilt
  • Tapered design of spring bars allows them to flex to avoid a stiff ride
    • Interchangeable with other TrackPro spring bars (sold separately) to raise or lower the weight capacity
  • Compatible with surge-type brake actuators
  • 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
  • Grease zerks built into the backs of the trunnions make lubrication easy
  • Lift lever makes it easy to snap the spring bars into place
  • Powder coated steel construction is durable and corrosion resistant
  • 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: 200 lbs - 600 lbs
  • Gross towing weight: 6,000 lbs
  • Application: 2" x 2" Trailer hitch receivers rated for use with weight distribution systems
  • Trailer frame size: up to 6" tall
  • Ball size: 2"
  • Lift-bracket positioning: mount 20" to 25" back from hitch ball
  • Maximum drop: 2"
  • Maximum rise: 8"
  • Limited lifetime warranty


Included w/ SystemRequired - Sold SeparatelyOptional Add-Ons
  • Weight Distribution Shank
  • Weight Distribution Head
  • 2" 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 of 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, and it also gives you the ability to tow the maximum capacity of your hitch.


Blue Ox weight distribution system

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 towing 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 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.


2 Types of Sway Control

The TrackPro features 2 different sway control technologies to provide the best towing experience possible.


Positive Caster Keeps Trailer Centered

Blue Ox TrackPro Positive Caster

The TrackPro is built with a positive caster angle - pointed toward the rear of your trailer - to help stop sway before it even starts. This is the same technology that vehicles use to stay centered on the road. When you turn a corner in your car and let go of the steering wheel, the wheel automatically corrects itself and returns to center. This is caster taking over. Likewise, the TrackPro features a positive caster angle built into the hitch. Working in tandem with the tapered spring bars to create a self-centering force, this caster angle helps to keep your trailer consistently centered behind your tow vehicle, even during high winds and sharp turns, resulting in a smoother towing experience.


Steel-on-Steel Friction Corrects Sway

Blue Ox TrackPro Steel-on-Steel Friction

While this system does its best to keep your trailer in line, the TrackPro is also able to correct sway should it occur. Unlike many traditional weight distribution systems with chain-style setups, the TrackPro uses steel brackets to hold the ends of the spring bars, and therefore your trailer, in place. While chain-style setups do a good job with weight distribution alone, they aren't really designed to limit sway, so they typically allow a good amount of side-to-side play.


In addition to better holding the trailer in line, these brackets create friction with the spring bars to combat sway that might occur in heavy winds or following sudden maneuvers. When this type of sway happens, the tapered ends of the spring bars slide within the L-brackets that are mounted on the trailer tongue. When each spring bar moves forward or backward, or side to side, it rubs along the bracket, creating friction. This friction limits the movement of the spring bar, which minimizes further side-to-side movement of the trailer. The steel-on-steel friction that occurs with the TrackPro's spring bars is the same sort of friction that is used with locomotives that pull loaded railcars that weigh multiple tons, so you know it'll be highly effective.


Fast, Easy Setup

Blue Ox TrackPro Hitch Head

Many weight distribution systems require you to manually adjust the pitch of the hitch head by stacking washers. This can be a tedious, trial-and-error process where you have to unhook your trailer, disassemble the head to add or remove washers to get the desired tilt, put it all back together, and then determine if you have the correct placement. If the pitch still isn't right, you have to do it all over again.


The TrackPro removes all of that hassle with an easy-to-use hitch head that has the required pitch already built into it. Whereas other systems require washers to help achieve the proper tension in the head, the positive caster angle built into the TrackPro ensures the proper pitch, so there's no need to manually adjust the tilt. The only adjustment that may be needed is the placement of the head on the shank. Move the head up or down along the weight distribution shank to achieve the proper rise or drop for your setup. No additional, fine-tune adjustment is needed.




BXW0650 BlueOx Weight Distribution Hitch - Track Pro - 600-lb Tongue Weight - 2" Drop/8" Rise

Installation Details BLU36FR Installation instructions



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Blue Ox TrackPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control - 7-Hole Shank - 6K GTW, 600 lbs TW - BLU36FR

Average Customer Rating:  4.6 out of 5 stars   (154 Customer Reviews)

Minimize trailer sway and ensure a level, stable ride with this weight distribution system. Positive caster angle works to keep your trailer centered and steel-on-steel friction corrects sway. Fast, easy setup. 2" Ball included.

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These were easy to install on our 2021 Cherokee Wolf Pup trailer. The sway control is very good and the towing is now a very smooth safe ride. Backing is very easy. The only drawback is we have to raise the trailer tongue and truck pretty high with the jack to get them on easily. Lots of tension on the bars. Safety and smooth towing is why we purchased and for this i would recommend purchasing.




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Towing a single axle 6x12 3500# Enclosed cargo trailer with a Jeep UJK. This unit has worked flawlessly. Great stability even with Arizona cross winds. Can recommend it. Warning, this is one very heavy piece of kit. It is solid.




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During these times everything is more difficult. I think it is so important your administration and the entire e trailer team knows you have all endeavored to persevere and have done an incredible job! Keep up the great work. Special thanks to Patricia and Marty


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Everything from initial questions, Marty purchase and results with product ranks an 11 out of 1-10. Thank you keep up the great work!
Larry R - 10/18/2022


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This is a strong, well built WD hitch receiver. Arrived undamaged and I was able to install it easily, instructions were clear and etrailer has several videos that make it clear just what to do. My only concern was that the amount of noise the tension bars would make with movement, especially turning, but that has turned out to be minimal. The recommended setting of the hardware where the bars rest turned out to be just right for my 2015 Odyssey, and the camper (Little Guy Mini Max) and van ride level and within specs. Driving the combo was very satisfactory with nary a wiggle or sway, and ground clearance is also fine . I do have one complaint, and other reviews mention this too: the hardware that mounts on the trailer tongue tends to rotate during the stress of use, and I have had to readjust mine twice now. The use of nylon lock nuts for this hardware was not a good choice by the manufacturer. I am switching to lock washers and standard nuts of proper rating to see if that solves the problem. Were it not for this issue, I would have given a 5-star rating.




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Happy with the product and was an easy install. After watching a few videos of how to hook up to the trailer, it’s easy enough for my wife to hook up to travel trailer on her own. Pulled thru some pretty tough terrain in Big Bend and survived some tough mountain passes in Colorado. So far so good. Definitely happy with our purchase.




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Item received timely and in good condition. Installation was rather simple, as the instructions were very good and everything for well. However, on of the pins was missing. This was a minor inconvenience, as I was able to find one at the closest hardware store 10 miles away. This is the only reason this is not a five star rating. Upon completion of installation, pulling my grooming trailer with the water tanks partial or full at greater than 55 mph was no longer a harrowing experience that I often wondered if I would survive. If you pull a trailer often, and it had swaying issues, this product is absolutely necessary.


Comments
I will have our customer service team reach out to you. The manufacturer prefers to have you use the hardware that comes with the system however if you do need to use replacement hardware in a pinch you will want to make sure that it is grade 8 hardware.
-- Etrailer Expert Jenny N - 11/23/2021


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When I first started using the blue ox I had a smaller vehicle and it worked out great!! No dropping of the tow vehicle and never had an issue with sway.




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We use this with our Winnebago Hike, it’s a great hitch. The sway was almost not existent, even in bad cross winds.




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Easy to use. Does a good job of reducing bounce and sway. We got hit with a huge sidewind gust in west Texas once that blew our little trailer almost into the next lane, but were able to get it back under control. Winds were 55mph and gusts higher!




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The product has performed well and was very adaptable to the needs of my rig and situation. I think it is an excellent product.




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the order delivered was missing the tool for the spring bars. I contacted etrailer and a replacement was sent immediately




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Looks well built. Had a missing part that was replaced quickly




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




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Excellent! Solid. We’ve hauled our tv on three trips over 300 miles each. There more are in the works for this summer. Great product. Excellent service from etrailer.
Steve - 04/09/2022


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