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Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control - Clamp On - 10,000 lbs GTW, 1,000 lbs TW

Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control - Clamp On - 10,000 lbs GTW, 1,000 lbs TW

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Is this right for you? Product Expert Lindsey S says:

Yes, if you:

  • Have a trailer with 750 lbs – 1,000 lbs of tongue weight that only experiences occasional sway
  • Hate the loud scraping and popping of other hitches with built-in sway control
  • Want an easily adjustable system that gives you good weight distribution

No, if you:

  • Have a trailer with a C-channel frame or a crossmember that could interfere with the clamp-on brackets
  • Have a significant amount of sway on a regular basis and need something that can really hold your trailer in line
Shank fits 2" hitches and offers up to an 8" rise and a 2" drop. System uses optimal points of tension to help prevent sway while it balances your trailer's load for a more level ride. Clamp-on brackets require no drilling. Lowest Prices for the best weight distribution hitch from Blue Ox. Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control - Clamp On - 10,000 lbs GTW, 1,000 lbs TW part number BXW1000 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Blue Ox Weight Distribution Hitch - BXW1000

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

Shank fits 2" hitches and offers up to an 8" rise and a 2" drop. System uses optimal points of tension to help prevent sway while it balances your trailer's load for a more level ride. Clamp-on brackets require no drilling.


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 helps to prevent trailer sway
    • Constant tension in trunnions helps force trailer in line
    • Rotating lift brackets ensure that chains are tight and secure to keep spring bars from moving
  • Trunnion spring bars flex for a controlled, even ride
    • Automatically lock in place and easily remove
    • Interchangeable with other Blue Ox spring bars (sold separately) to raise or lower the weight capacity
  • No pins or clips needed - self-locking devices function throughout system
    • Easy-to-operate bracket locks automatically secure rotating brackets in place and release with push of lock pin
  • 2 Grease zerks inside head assembly make maintenance simple and clean
  • Unique, rotating-latch lift brackets connect spring bars to trailer
    • Quick and simple to use - insert lift chain into slot and rotate bracket with wrench
    • Clamp-on design - no drilling needed
  • Required tilt is built into head assembly - no adjustment needed
  • Powder coated steel construction
  • System includes head assembly, adjustable shank, spring bars, lift chains, rotating lift brackets with handles, reducer bushing for ball shank, pin and clip, and all necessary hardware
    • Hitch ball sold separately - requires 1" or 1-1/4" diameter shank
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Tongue weight: 750 lbs - 1,000 lbs
  • Gross towing weight: 10,000 lbs
  • Application:
    • 2" x 2" Trailer hitch receivers rated for use with weight distribution systems
    • Trailers with frame height between 3" and 6"
  • Lift-bracket positioning: mount about 29" back from hitch ball
  • Shank length:
    • 9" From center of hitch pin hole to center of adjustment holes
    • 10" From center of hitch pin hole to front of shank
    • 8" From center of hitch pin hole to back of shank
    • 13" Overall
  • Total height adjustment along shank: 8-3/4"
    • Maximum rise: 8"
    • Maximum drop: 2"
    • Overall height: 10"
    • Holes are spaced 1-1/4" apart on center
  • Limited lifetime warranty


Dimensions

Included w/ BXW1000Required - Sold SeparatelyOptional Add-Ons
  • Adjustable Shank
  • System Head
  • Lift Brackets
  • Spring Bars
  • Hitch Ball w/ 1" or 1-1/4" Diameter Shank
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Create a 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.


Unique Features of Blue Ox SwayPro

Blue Ox SwayPro Spring Bars

Unlike other weight distribution systems, the SwayPro has automatically locking brackets throughout. Both spring bars insert, slotted side up, into the head assembly and then lock securely in place. Removal is just as easy - simply lift the locking pins on the trunnions and slide the bars out. Blue Ox spring bars are interchangeable with each other. If you buy a new trailer or tow vehicle and you need to increase or decrease your capacity, you can simply buy new spring bars instead of purchasing a whole new system.


Blue Ox SwayPro Rotating Latch Brackets

Other systems have lift brackets that require you to apply a good amount of leverage to get them to snap up, which can be difficult and frustrating. With the SwayPro, all you have to do is insert the lift chain into the bracket slot and rotate the bracket with the included wrench until the lock pin engages.


Another feature of the SwayPro is the easy-to-use head. The required pitch is already built into the head, so 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 height. No additional, fine-tune adjustment is needed, which means no hard-to-access washers or difficult-to-use thumbscrew.


Built-In Tension Stops Sway

Blue Ox SwayPro System with Built-In Sway Control Hooked Up

The SwayPro offers four points of built-in sway control. Within the head assembly, the trunnions are designed to hold the spring bars securely in position, placing just enough tension on them to cause them to constantly force your trailer in line. At the other end of this weight distribution system, the rotating brackets ensure that the lift chains are pulled as taut as possible. In addition, the basic design of the brackets keeps much of the length of the lift chains wrapped up inside of the brackets. Typically, only a couple of links hang down from each bracket. So each chain is held more stable than in traditional weight distribution systems, where more than twice as many links are exposed. This tight, stable design limits the movement of the spring bars so that they can exert more force on your trailer to effectively keep it from shifting side to side. Furthermore, unlike many friction-style sway controls, the SwayPro allows you to back up your trailer without having to remove or disengage the system.



BXW1000 Blue Ox Sway Pro Weight Distribution Hitch - Clamp On Brackets - 10,000 lbs

Installation Details BXW1000 Installation instructions




Customer Reviews

Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control - Clamp On - 10,000 lbs GTW, 1,000 lbs TW - BXW1000

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (179 Customer Reviews)

Shank fits 2" hitches and offers up to an 8" rise and a 2" drop. System uses optimal points of tension to help prevent sway while it balances your trailer's load for a more level ride. Clamp-on brackets require no drilling.

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This is one of the best products I have purchased. It works even better than I thought it would. The item was delivered on time and in great condition. Very nice people to do business with. 127805



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Ordered this at the recommendation of some fellow campers. Very well built and easy to set up. ETrailer had this in my hands very quick. Ordered on a Tuesday evening. Received it Thursday afternoon! Wow. Thanks Folks! 112457


Comments
Well still very pleased with the Blue OX! Awesome hitch and all of my camping buddies are amazed at how easy this unit it to hook up.
Alan B - 01/11/2015

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Well built product-solid product! My friend highly recommended this Blue Ox Sway Bar. I seen it on his truck when he came to our camp. I didn't have one. I'll be using this sway bar real soon. USA made...I hope? No Blue Ox Bull - from China. Keep on working hard, Ron 67772



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Bought the Sway Pro to replace a hitch that had separate sway control. The Blue Ox works better on the road as trucks pass us and I really like backing up without loosening the sway friction. This Blue Ox WDH does not come with a ball. Had to have U-Haul tighten the 50mm nut on the 2 5/16” ball. Odd torque value for the hitch bolts too? Etrailer matched the prices and delivered in TWO days! 447330



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Hitch came fairly quickly and all items were packaged well. The 3/4 inch nuts for the bolts were not included however, had to go purchase them at local hardware store 853434



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After a year and thousands of miles later, this Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution system has worked flawlessly! We pull a about seventy-two hundred pound trailer with it in all kinds of weather conditions without worrying about “tail whipping”. The truck and trailer sits solidly level every time we hook up. The chains lock cam makes it a breeze to use, even my wife can do it while l’m taking care of other things. The design and construction are spot on. This is our third trailer and weight distribution system, and it is by far the best. It is so nice to be able to back up without having to remember to loosen a sway control arm! We highly recommend it!!! 793267



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I have yet to tow with the hitch, but it is very well built !! Nice clean welds, looks to be powder coated. Miranda at etrailer is awesome !! Very helpful during ordering process, and after it was delivered. Box was damaged by brown truck people, but thankfully all parts remained in box. 779685



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Great product! Exactly what I was looking for to use with my hitch extension for my boat trail and camper set up. 776173



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Fast delivery, installed the BlueOn hitch today, installation instructions very easy. Hooked up the Airstream and took it out to test the new hitch, works great, plus you can back up the trailer without removing anything and no grease. Used to get real dirty on the old hitch. 770168



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Very solid hitch. Have not towed with it yet but it looks like it will work well. We pick up out camper in a few weeks. 745540



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Pulling a 34ft travel trailer with a f-150 3.5 eco boost. I would get a lot of sway with my normal weight distribution hitch. Did tons of research and read tons of reviews and watched a lot of videos. Decided on the blue ox sway pro. This thing is a beast. Haven’t got to use yet. But am excited for this years camping season. Super fast shipping and awesome price match. Great customer service. 609772



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The product showed up with everything I needed and on time. Etrailer also price matched. Thanks again for another easy and fast transaction. 605287



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Great product, great service, could not be happier. 564045



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I have been more than impressed with the service I got. They were able to answer all my questions 475939



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I purchased this weight distribution hitch to tow my 24 ft enclosed car trailer. The weight distribution and sway control are great. I also really like that the leveling bars do not have grease on them. I like the thought look of the powder coating. I am disappointed with the corrosion protection of the trailer attachment and the hitch. They started showing sign of corrosion quickly. The hitch was only left out in the rain for a day or two and it showed signs of corrosion. 422378



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This is the 4th unit i have bought. These are used in hauling loads to commercial jobs all around from Texas to Pa. We are based out of the Atlanta area and my guns are ruff on tools etc. These have held up well to the abuse and would buy again if needed. !!!!!!! 414990



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Powder Coted should be no problems w/rust, allot easier to connect leveling chains. 408636



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The Blue Ox Sway Pro was all I expected. Easy install and easy calibration. Well engineered and robust parts. etrailer was very helpful with shipping and tracking the shipment as i was on a tight schedule. 400581



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best price, great customer service and easy to install. why buy anywhere else. I will definately do business with etrailer.com again !! 394677



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I just received my sway pro today and put it together and got it installed on my Airstream. Looks good and well made. Will hit the road next week and will log about 2000 miles over 2 weeks. Have high hopes for the hitch and hope it performs as advertised. I am sure it will. 368902



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After owning a couple other hitches including a Hensley the Blue Ox distribution hitch is my favorite and probably the only hitch I will own. Hooking up is easy enough however I would suggest using a socket attached to a break-over bar rather than the supplied wrench (just my opinion). I pull a 30ft Classic Airstream with a 3/4 ton HD Chevy Duramax and the Blue Ox with this combination is excellent. The only negative thing I have found about the hitch is over time it tends to get a little rust here and there so keep wiped down or touched up with similar paint. 321837



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Great product! Arrived just as promised. Took special tools to install and get the correct torque on the bolts. Eliminates metal on metal friction and all the noise associated with lower quality brands. Greatly reduces trailer sway. Easy to hook up to travel trailer. 306146



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Etrailer was easy to work with and had good pricing on my new hitch. Free shipping sealed the deal. Thanks again 292318



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Using with a 27 foot Lance trailer and 2015 Jeep grand Cherokee. Shipping and packing from e trailer great. Hitch well made and easy to install. Replacing a Reese weight distribution hitch w/sway control that wasn't up to the job. Blue Ox controls sway well and tows much more smoothly-vibrations with old hitch eliminated. Only dissatisfaction is with the paint. Several nicks/chips in the paint as delivered and over time some rusting of the latch mechanisms. Called Blue Ox-they said no touch up paint available. Used some Rustoleum that somewhat matches the texture and color. Would really like some OE paint from Blue Ox! 281073



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Purchased over a year ago for my coleman 262BH travel trailer, very easy to install and works great. I really like that it didn't require deilling to install brackets. 278383


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Ask the Experts about this Blue Ox Weight Distribution Hitch

  • Determining if Underslung Weight Distribution System is Needed for Trailer
    The primary difference between the standard Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution System # BXW1000 and the Blue Ox # BXW1003 that is designed for underslung couplers simply has to do with the reduced ground clearance that you would have with an underslung coupler. The weight distribution head for the underslung model features a different angle where the hitch ball mounts, which allows trailers with this type of coupler to use the system without having any clearance issues with the spring...
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  • Will the 7-Hole Blue Ox Weight Distribution Shank Fit my 2017 Ford F-250
    When measuring for the correct weight distribution shank, you need to measure from the ground to the top of the inside edge on your truck's trailer hitch receiver, not the bottom. With that being said I can assume that the above distance on your truck is around 20-1/2". Therefore, you need a weight distribution shank with a rise of 3/4". The 7-hole shank included with the Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control part # BXW1000 has up to an 8" rise so there won't be any issues....
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  • Installation Instructions for the Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution # BXW1000
    Since the instructions for the Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution # BXW1000 state that any air-ride shock absorbers, air springs, or automatic leveling systems need to be disabled or deflated to the manufacturer's minimum recommended pressure prior to installing the system, you will need to leave it in that state while using the Blue Ox system. If you were to inflate them after installing the WD system then they would be working against each other. If you would rather retain the use...
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  • Clamp-On Weight Distribution System Needed for a Variety of Trailer Sizes
    We do have a weight distribution (WD) system that will fit your various trailer size needs, but if your current trailer hitch/ball mount is already hitting the ground during some of the driveways you have to turn in to I'm not sure if adding a WD system to the mix is a good idea. The shank and head unit will hit the ground and if your driveways are steep enough I doubt the bars are meant to flex that much. If you still need the WD system then the Blue Ox SwayPro systems have clamp-on...
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  • Correctly Rated Weight Distribution System for Travel Trailer with 8,600 lb GVWR
    The correct weight distribution system for you is going to be the Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control # BXW1506 which is rated for total tongue weights (TTW) between 1,000 lbs and 1,500 lbs. The reason for this is the ideal system would be one in which your TTW would fall somewhere in the middle of the weight distribution system's tongue weight capacity and TTW is the tongue weight of your fully loaded and ready to go trailer plus the weight of any cargo behind the rear...
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  • Selecting Weight Distribution Hitch for 2015 Ford F-150 Towing 2019 Grand Design Imagine 2400BH
    The 505-lb dry hitch weight of your 2019 Grand Design Imagine 2400BH can get you in the ball park as far as selection of a weight distribution/sway control system but the ideal way to go is to measure the Grand Design's actual fully-loaded tongue weight (TW) using scale # 5780. Having the scale to regularly measure also gives you the advantage of knowing your loaded TW is in the correct 12- to 14-percent range which ensures the best handling from the trailer. By the time you fill your...
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  • Blue Ox Weigth Distribution System Recommendation for Trailer with 550 lb Tongue Weight
    If your trailer has a swing away hinge you won't be able to use a weight distribution system with it. I am not totally sure if that's what you meant but I figured I'd mention that. When picking out a weight distribution system the tongue weight has to fall into the range of the system. If your loaded tongue weight is 550 lbs you'd need a lower rated system than the # BXW1000 that you referenced. Instead you'd want the Blue Ox part # BXW0756 which has a range that's between 550 and 750....
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  • Can Regular Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution be Used on Trailer with Underslung Coupler
    If you now have a trailer that has an underslung coupler then yes, you will need to use the SwayPro for an underslung coupler instead of the current part # BXW1000 that you are using. To make your current system compatible with an underslung system all you have to do is swap out the head to the underslung option using part # BXW4012. This is because the pitch that those bars connect to the head unit changes to accommodate the lower coupler. I confirmed this with my contact at Blue Ox. When...
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  • How Much Does the Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution System Weigh
    The overall weight of the Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control part # BXW1000 is around 88 lbs. in the box. When using the system about 20 lbs. of that will be hanging on the trailer with the rotating lift brackets and another 15 will be in the arms you place in during setup. So all told you will be lifting about 53 lbs. into the receiver hitch when you use it. I've linked a video for you to check out on the system and it's setup to check out.
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  • How to Determine Correct Rise or Drop for Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution System
    Determining the correct rise or drop for your Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution System # BXW1000 is going to be the same method as determining rise or drop for a standard ball mount. You will just need to measure from the ground to the top of your hitch receiver and from the ground to the bottom of the trailer coupler, and the difference will be the amount of rise or drop you need. Since it sounds like your hitch sits higher, that means you a shank with the right amount of drop. The...
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  • Blue Ox Weight Distribution System Recommendation for 7,800 lb Trailer
    For a trailer with a loaded tongue weight of 900 lbs the Blue Ox SwayPro system you'd want is the part # BXW1000 as it has a tongue weight range of between 750 lbs - 1,000 lbs. Your coupler is not underslung too which means the # BXW1000 is a fit. I attached a picture of what an underslung coupler looks like for you to check out as well. The best way to pick out a weight distribution system is to base it off of the loaded tongue weight of the setup when it is loaded and ready to tow....
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  • Can I use a Weight Distribution Hitch with Helper Springs?
    Suspension enhancement systems can be used with a weight distribution system without any problem, in fact, a weight distribution system is going to be more effective at leveling out your load than the helper springs in the sense that it will distribute extra weight off of the rear axle whereas without a weight distribution system all of the weight would still be on the rear axle and suspension. When determining tongue weight, in addition to your fully loaded trailer you will also want...
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  • How Does Tongue Weight Typically Affect Trailer Sway
    If you don't have enough tongue weight relative to the total trailer weight you'll end up with bad sway problems like you mentioned. The tongue weight of the trailer needs to be 10 to 15 percent of the total weight of the trailer otherwise you'll have sway issues. If you are having sway now you'd actually want to increase the tongue weight as that should take care of the problem. If you are experiencing sway only when the weight distribution system is connected that's an odd issue to have...
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  • Recommendation for a Weight Distribution System for a 2014 Ford F150 and a 29ft Trailer
    When trying to decide on a weight distribution system for your towing rig, you will need to know the total tongue weight of your set-up. The total tongue weight will be a fully loaded ready to tow trailer, plus any weight located behind the rear axle of your Ford F-150. Once you have found your total tongue weight, you will be able to decided on the correct system for your towing application. I have attached an article that will explain how to find the total tongue weight of your towing...
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  • Recommended Blue Ox Weight Distribution for Use With a 7,000 lb Trailer
    Whenever you are looking into buying a Weight Distribution (WD) system, you will first want to figure out what the Total Tongue Weight (TTW) of your setup is. You can find your TTW by measuring the Tongue Weight (TW) of your fully loaded and ready-to-go trailer, plus the weight of any cargo behind the read axle of your 2016 GMC Sierra 2500. Keep in mind that the TW of your trailer should be 10-15 percent of your Gross Trailer Weight (GTW). You can use the Sherline Trailer Tongue Weight...
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution System For Airstream 23D With 720 LB Dry Tongue Weight
    The best way to choose the correct weight distribution system is to select one where your tongue weight falls in the middle of the tongue weight range of the system. To get the tongue weight you need to find the tongue weight of the trailer when it is loaded and ready to go. That would include water, food, or anything else you plan on carrying in or on the trailer. You then add the weight of any cargo you place behind the rear axle of your towing vehicle. This is the best way to calculate...
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  • Installation Tools Needed for Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution System Part # BXW1001
    Thanks for your recent purchase! The Blue Ox weight distribution system # BXW1001 that you purchased will require drilling. The tools you will need are as follows: Torque wrench, drill, large vise grips, tape measure, 1/2 inch drill bit 3/4 socket and wrench and 1-1/16 and 1-1/8 inch sockets. The Blue Ox SwayPro system # BXW1000 is a clamp-on system as the rep explained and it will not require any drilling. It's much easier to install than the bolt on. I included a helpful...
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  • Deciding Between the Blue Ox SwayPro and Equal-i-zer for a 7,500 Lb Trailer
    If the estimated weight of your trailer is 7,500 lbs then that means the tongue weight will likely be between 750 lbs and 1,125 lbs. If you take into consideration the weight of any cargo behind the rear axle of the tow vehicle which you should, that puts you slightly over the Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution System part # BXW1000. That said, the Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution System part # BXW1500 would be rated a bit too high as well which is why I recommend the Equal-i-zer Weight...
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  • How to Improve Sway Control with Blue Ox SwayPro WD System Installed on Trailer with Ford Expedition
    If your Expedition and trailer both sit level with the Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution System # BXW1000 installed, you shouldn't need to adjust anything on the chains or head to further limit sway, as the sway control is essentially built into its setup. I checked with Blue Ox and they state if you are still getting a lot of sway during travel it's likely that some cargo just needs to be re-distributed inside the trailer. It's important to note that the trailer's tongue weight should...
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  • Troubleshooting Vehicle Sag with Blue Ox Sway Pro Weight Distribution Sytem
    The Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control - Clamp On - 10,000 lbs GTW, 1,000 lbs TW # BXW1000 is rated for a total tongue weight (including the loaded trailer tongue and any cargo behind the rear axle of your tow vehicle) between 750 and 1000 lbs. It sounds like a couple of things may be the issue. You may need to go to the 9th link and use the spring bars to support more weight. If that doesn't really change the sag you may need to upgrade the bars to a heavier capacity...
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  • Recommended Replacement Spring Bars for Blue Ox Sway Pro Weight Distribution System
    If your actual loaded tongue weight is 1000-lbs and you're using system # BXW1000 then you may simply be overloading it. The spring bars in this system work over a TW range from 750 to 1000-lbs. This particular system is ideally suited to a TW of 850 to 900-lbs. Weight distribution spring bars like those on your Blue Ox Sway Pro need to be rated so that the fully-loaded trailer tongue weight (TW) falls near the middle of their operating range. This total TW needs to include the weight...
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  • Weight Distribution Systems Made in the USA
    There are a few weight distribution systems that are made in the USA. The TorkLift SuperHitch Everest Weight Distribution System # TLWD1000 and all of the Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control systems like # BXW1000 are made in the USA. The best of these options for most trailers is the Blue Ox SwayPro System that is a fit for your total tongue weight. That total tongue weight is determined by the loaded tongue weight of your trailer as well as any cargo behind the...
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  • Comparing the Equal-i-zer # EQ37100ET and Blue Ox # BXW1000 Weight Distribution Systems
    I recommend going with the Blue Ox system, # BXW1000. The required tilt is built into the head assembly, so there is minimal adjustment needed. It also includes 2 grease zerks inside the head assembly, so maintenance is simple and clean. Also, Blue Ox spring bars are interchangeable with each other, so if you bought a new trailer or tow vehicle and needed to increase/decrease your weight capacity, you could simply purchase new spring bars rather than purchasing a whole new system. I've...
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  • Hitch Lock Recommendation for Blue Ox Sway Pro Weight Distribution System
    You'd want to use a hitch lock like the part # 5201 to lock the shank of your Blue Ox weight distribution system like the part # BXW1000 that you referenced. This replaces the hitch pin of the system with one that requires a key to open.
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  • Best Weight Distribution Recommendation for a Trailer with 975 lb Tongue Weight
    The best way to pick out a weight distribution system is to base it off of the loaded tongue weight of the setup when it is loaded and ready to tow. This figure also includes the weight of any cargo behind the rear axle of the tow vehicle. I attached an FAQ on determining tongue weight for you to check out as well. You want to pick a system where the loaded tongue weight falls right into the middle of the tongue weight range of the system. Since your tongue weight is 975 lbs I would...
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  • Trailer Sways with the Blue Ox Sway Pro Weight Distribution System # BXW1000
    Your truck, trailer and weight distribution system all appear to be compatible with each other, If you are still experiencing sway after installing the Blue Ox Sway Pro Weight Distribution System, # BXW1000, there are a few things we can look at. The first thing that I would look at is the tongue weight of the trailer. The tongue weight of the trailer, when it is loaded and ready to tow, should be 10 to 15 percent of the gross trailer weight. If the tongue weight is too light or too heavy,...
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  • Recommended Grease for Blue Ox SwayPro System, Different Types of Grease
    You are correct that in the Blue Ox SwayPro Owner's Manual they do recommend use molybdenum grease on both the hitch ball and the spring bars. The UltraLub Biobased Moly EP Grease # L10314 in a grease gun, such as # L30480, will work well. You could use the Reese White Grease Hitch Ball Lube # 58117 on the hitch ball of your SwayPro system if you choose not to use the molybdenum grease. However you would not want to use the hitch ball grease at the zerk fittings of the SwayPro spring...
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