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Blue Ox 2-Point Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control - 6-Hole Shank - 12K GTW, 1.2K TW

Blue Ox 2-Point Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control - 6-Hole Shank - 12K GTW, 1.2K TW

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The rigid brackets in this weight distribution hitch provide steel-on-steel friction to help keep your trailer in line. Ultimately, this helps to prevent and correct sway for a smooth ride. Adjustable shank and 2-5/16" hitch ball included. Lowest Prices for the best weight distribution hitch from Blue Ox. Blue Ox 2-Point Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control - 6-Hole Shank - 12K GTW, 1.2K TW part number BLU75FR can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 1-800-940-8924 for expert service.
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Blue Ox Weight Distribution Hitch - BLU75FR

  • 1000 lbs
  • 1100 lbs
  • 900 lbs
  • Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  • WD With Sway Control
  • Allows Backing Up
  • Includes Shank
  • Blue Ox
  • Prevents Sway
  • Electric Brake Compatible
  • Surge Brake Compatible
  • 2-Point

The rigid brackets in this weight distribution hitch provide steel-on-steel friction to help keep your trailer in line. Ultimately, this helps to prevent and correct sway for a smooth ride. Adjustable shank and 2-5/16" hitch ball included.


Features:

  • Weight distribution hitch 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, 2-point sway control limits side-to-side movement
    • 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
  • Round spring bars flex appropriately for a controlled, even ride
  • No-drill, clamp-on brackets can be adjusted along the trailer frame
  • Powder coated steel construction is durable and corrosion resistant
  • System includes head assembly, adjustable shank, hitch ball, spring bars, sway control L-brackets, and all necessary hardware


Specs:

  • Tongue weight: 800 lbs - 1,200 lbs
  • Gross towing weight: 12,000 lbs
  • Application: 2" x 2" trailer hitch receivers rated for use with weight distribution systems
  • Ball size: 2-5/16"
  • Limited lifetime warranty


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.



BXW1275 BlueOx Weight Distribution Hitch, 2-Point WD, 1200-lb Tongue Weight, 6 Hole Shank

Installation Details BLU75FR Installation instructions




Customer Reviews

Blue Ox 2-Point Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control - 6-Hole Shank - 12K GTW, 1.2K TW - BLU75FR

Average Customer Rating:  4.5 out of 5 stars   (10 Customer Reviews)

The rigid brackets in this weight distribution hitch provide steel-on-steel friction to help keep your trailer in line. Ultimately, this helps to prevent and correct sway for a smooth ride. Adjustable shank and 2-5/16" hitch ball included.

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Review from a similar 2-Point Weight Distribution in Weight Distribution Hitch


This is a very good weight distribution hitch for light weight trailers. Installation was fairly simple, but can be cumbersome if you have to make any changes. Using a flat level surface and a tape measure is key. Recommend you get a tongue jack stand along with this, otherwise you’ll have a difficult time raising the trailer enough to get the arms on. Keeping it from being 5 stars, the packaging was absolutely awful. Multiple holes in the box that were taped up, parts had banged around inside the box chipping some of the paint. Hopefully this gets corrected in the future.



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Review from a similar 2-Point Weight Distribution in Weight Distribution Hitch


The parts were all included and quality built. It was simple to install and easy to read instructions. Once I installed the product, I drove around the block and could not tell the trailer was even on the back of the truck. It has smoothed out the towing.



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Review from a similar 2-Point Weight Distribution in Weight Distribution Hitch


These are very nice! Appear well made and easy to install. They will help a lot pulling our little travel trailer.



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Review from a similar 2-Point Weight Distribution in Weight Distribution Hitch


Looks like the box came open in shipping but I think it all arrived. Does not have the instructions with it but I got the off the website. Arrived a couple days before I expected it to. Good job!



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Review from a similar 2-Point Weight Distribution in Weight Distribution Hitch


Haven’t towed with it yet but install was easy and no longer makes my suv sag.



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Ask the Experts about this Blue Ox Weight Distribution Hitch



  • Where Do Frame Brackets Install On the Blue Ox 2-Point Weight Distribution System
    I don't have the length of the spring bar arms on the Blue Ox 2-Point Weight Distribution System like part # BLU75FR but I can tell you that the frame brackets will need to be installed between 25-27" back on the frame from the center of the coupler.
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  • Can the Shank On the Blue Ox 2-Point Weight Distribution System Be Flipped
    Yes, the shank on the Blue Ox 2-Point Weight Distribution System part # BLU75FR can be flipped. If installed in the rise position it will provide up to 10.32" and 2.44" if in the drop position.
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  • Correct Size Blue Ox 2-Point Weight Distribution System for Palomino Puma 28DBFQ
    The correct size Blue Ox 2-Point Weight Distribution System for a Palomino Puma 28DBFQ is indeed part # BLU75FR. It's rated for more than the trailer weighs but this will give you more room for error or just more wiggle room if you decide to load the trailer heavier. You'll want the system to be overrated rather than underrated so all will be good. Plus, if you upgrade trailers you might still be covered with the same system.
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  • Sway Control System for 2018 GMC Yukon with Air Leveling System
    2-point sway controls are built into weight distribution systems. A weight distribution hitch is a system designed to create a level, stable ride when you tow a trailer. It will help keep your towing setup level and make sure the weight of your trailer doesn't cause undue stress on your vehicle. I have linked a couple articles about sway control, weight distribution hitches, and the benefits of using these systems. I recommend the Blue Ox TrackPro Weight Distribution with Sway Control...
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  • Does The 2-5/16" Hitch Ball Come Preinstalled On The Blue Ox 2-Point Weight Distribution Hitch?
    Yes, the 2-5/16" ball that comes on the Blue Ox 2-Point Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control # BLU75FR comes torqued to spec from the factory. After the first use I do recommend rechecking the torque specification of all of the bolts as well as the 2-5/16" ball to ensure that they remain tight. Also be sure to grab an extra set of the Replacement Spring Bar Retaining L-Pins # BLU25QR to leave with the trailer as they seem to find a way of disappearing when you need them.
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  • How Do I Determine If A 10000lb Rated Weight Distribution Hitch Will Work W/ My 7000lb Cargo Trailer
    I would be happy to help! Actually to find the correct weight distribution hitch for your cargo trailer with a 7000lb GVWR you will want to find its total tongue weight, as that will tell you which weight spring bars you need to properly redistribute the weight. 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 tow vehicle. The easiest way to get an accurate tongue weight measurement is with...
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  • Which Blue Ox Weight Distribution Hitch for 8500-lbs GVWR Grand Design Imagine 2670MK
    The best way to match your trailer with a weight distribution system is by the tongue weight of your trailer; your trailer tongue weight should be at least 10% and no more than 15% of the GVWR. Assuming that you load the trailer so you're in that range then you'll have roughly 800-lbs to 1200-lbs total tongue weight, so I recommend using the Blue Ox 2-Point Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control - 6-Hole Shank - 10K GTW, 1.2K TW # BLU75FR. This weight distribution system is designed for trailers...
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  • Maximum Drop For Blue Ox 2-Point Weight Distribution BLU75FR
    The maximum amount of drop for the 6-hole shank is 1-1/2 inches for the Blue Ox system you asked about: - Blue Ox 2-Point Weight Distribution with Sway Control # BLU75FR This system fits 2 inch receivers and is designed for total tongue weights between 800 lbs and 1,2000 lbs. If you need more drop you can get up to 4-1/2 inches by adding a different shank, the Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution Shank # BXW4003.
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  • Which Blue Ox Weight Distribution System for Trailer with Dry 710 lb Tongue Weight
    The Blue Ox WD system part # BXW1500 is most likely going to have too high of a tongue weight range for the weight of your trailer that you mentioned. The part # BLU75FR would most likely have a better tongue weight range at 800-1,200 lbs. If you use a system that is rated too high you most likely will end up with a really harsh ride quality.
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  • Torque Specification for 2-5/16 inch Ball in the Blue Ox Sway Pro Weight Distribution System
    According to the installation instructions, the torque specification for the 2-5/16" ball that comes with the Blue Ox 2-Point Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control - 6-Hole Shank - 10K GTW, 1.2K TW item # BLU75FR is 260 ft lbs. The socket you will need is the 1-7/8" 12pt Thin Walled Socket - 3/4" Drive - Chromium-Vanadium Steel item # ALL643216.
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  • Weight Distribution System that Can Be Used on 600 and 1,000 lb Tongue Weight Trailer
    We have weight distribution systems that have a wide enough range for 600 and 1,000 lbs tongue weight but the Blue Ox part # BLU75FR has too high of a range for the 600 lb side. Instead you'd want the Reese kit part # RE44FR which has a range from 600 to 1,150 lbs and is overall pretty similar.
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  • Sway Control Only vs Weight Distribution - Which Way To Go
    Though the Curt Friction Sway Control # 17200 will help prevent sway, it is not my personal preference. This is due to them needing to be disconnected when reversing, require drilling to install, and will make quite a bit of noise. Something like the Reese Sway-Control Bracket for 2" Ball Mounts # RP26003 will also be needed to get this type of system working. With all that being said, I really do prefer weight distribution systems. Something like the Blue Ox TrackPro Weight Distribution...
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  • Using Blue Ox 2-Point Hitch To Tow a Trailer That is Lighter Than What The Spring Bars Are Rated
    While you can still use the Blue Ox 2-Point Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control # BLU75FR without the weight distribution bars, I recommend using a lighter set of spring bars. You can use the Replacement Spring Bars # BLU94XR with a trailer that has 400-600lbs of tongue weight. Or the Replacement Spring Bars # BLU44XR for a tongue weight between 600-800lbs. This will allow you to maintain a level ride and the sway control to stay safe while you are towing. A set of Replacement L-Brackets...
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  • Longer Weight Distribution Shanks
    Yes, we do have a compatible shank for the Blue Ox 2-Point Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control item # BLU75FR. These shanks have the standard 1-1/4" hole spacing so they are compatible with many weight distribution systems. For a 7 hole option you will want the Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution Shank for 2" Hitches item # BXW4000. This shank has a total height of 10" and a total vertical adjustment of 8-3/4". We have a 9 hole shank option as well it is the Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution...
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  • Weight Distribution Recommendation for 2021 Keystone RV Springdale 1860SS
    We can absolutely get your 2021 Keystone RV Springdale 1860SS set up with a weight distribution hitch with sway control. And for your camper, which has a 5,000 GVWR, the option I highly recommend is from Fastway: - Fastway e2 Weight Distribution with 2-Point Sway Control # FA92-00-0800 The reason I like the Fastway more than any other option for your Keystone is because it is the overall best value among weight distribution hitches; it offers high quality at a price that is better than...
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  • Roadmaster Active Suspension To Address Sway w/ a Weight Distribution System
    The Roadmaster Active Suspension Custom Leaf Spring Enhancement Kit item # RAS3611-Y you referenced will address any sagging issues that are caused by your trailer. The system also increases stability, handling, and control by improving traction and reducing sway. Without knowing specifically what model you have I'll use the Gen-Y Adjustable 2-Ball Mount item # 325-GH-313 as an example. The adjustable ball mount helps with road shock caused by bumps and potholes but won't work with a weight...
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  • Weight Distribution Trailer Hitch For Boat Trailer With 600-1,000LBS of Tongue Weight
    You should not attempt to add weight solely to the rear of the trailer to get the tongue weight below the 500lb tongue weight limit on your receiver of your 2017 Ford F-150. Messing with the weight this way will likely cause the trailer to sway, which could likely lead to an accident. We do have a Fastway e2 Weight Distribution Hitch # FA92-00-1000 in stock that you would be able to get in time to pick up your boat. This system includes sway control that will allow you to still back up...
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  • Replacement Drop Shank For Fastway E2 Round Bar Weight Distribution On Ram 2500 With 2-1/2" Receiver
    The Equal-i-zer Weight Dist Shank # EQ90-02-4700 will allow you to use your Fastway e2 Weight Distribution # FA94-00-1061 on your Ram 2500 with the 2-1/2" receiver and no adapter. As your new Ram 2500 may be taller you may benefit from the Equal-i-zer Weight Dist Shank # EQ90-02-4900 with its additional 3" of drop.
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