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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
  • Have a taller tow vehicle that'll require a decent drop

No, if you:

  • Have a trailer with a C-channel frame or a crossmember that could interfere with the clamp-on brackets
Shank fits 2" hitches and offers up to a 13" rise and a 7" 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 BXW1006 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-1624 for expert service.
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Blue Ox Weight Distribution Hitch - BXW1006

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

Shank fits 2" hitches and offers up to a 13" rise and a 7" 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: 13-3/4"
    • Maximum rise: 13"
    • Maximum drop: 7"
    • Overall height: 15"
    • Holes are spaced 1-1/4" apart on center
  • Limited lifetime warranty


Dimensions
Included w/ BXW1006Required - 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.



BXW1006 Blue Ox Sway Pro Weight Distribution Hitch - Clamp On Brackets - 11-Hole Shank Adjustment - 10,000 lbs






Customer Reviews

Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control - Clamp On - 10,000 lbs GTW, 1,000 lbs TW - BXW1006

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (205 Customer Reviews)

Shank fits 2" hitches and offers up to a 13" rise and a 7" 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.

- BXW1006
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I’m not very happy with my purchase. The weight distribution hitch I purchased does not fit on my trailer. There is a welded support bracket right where the hitch bracket is supposed to go 29 inches back on my trailer. Can the bracket go further back or does it need to go right above the chain? I’ve attached a photo of my issue.


Comments
Yes this blue ox weight distribution system part # BXW1006 does require the brackets to be positioned 29 inches from the hitch ball. Since you have a support bar where the bracket does need to be positioned this weight distribution system will not work for your trailer. I recommend the equalizer system part # EQ37100ET
Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution System w/ 4-Point Sway Control - 10,000 lbs GTW, 1,000 lbs TW
$657.95
. The sway control brackets on the equalizer system can be positioned 27 inches to 32 inches back from the coupler. It handles tongue weight from 700 to 900 pounds and will still allow for backing up. It also includes the 2 5/16 inch ball and shank.
-- Etrailer Expert Heather A - 11/01/2018


- BXW1006
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The product is exactly what was described. Assembly and installation was easy. All parts worked perfectly. The only reason for 4 stars is that the packaging was inappropriate. Box was literally falling apart. Delivery person could barely get it to the house as parts were beginning to fall out. Thankfully nothing was missing, but packaging for shipping needs improvement.



- BXW1006
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This PROSWAY hitch awesome! Set up was easy and the towing experience was unbelievable. I would highly recommend this product. Also, George at e-trailer made sure that we had the hitch in time to pick up our new toy hauler! Thanks for such amazing service. This set-up is great for a lifted pickup. The BXW gave us the right amount of adjustment for our lifted Dodge 2500!


Comments
Working perfectly!! This is so easy to connect We see others struggling and thank goodness we bought the Blue Ox!!
Betty S - 06/12/2019



- BXW1006
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Using it on a RAM 2500 towing a 8000 pound 25 ft Airstream. No sway at all. I like the simplicity and ease of tensioning sway bars. Paint finish could be more durable and mine has rusted, but functionality is not impacted. Would recommend.



- BXW1006
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Works pretty well. The hitch ball mount sticks out pretty far in the receiver, so some of you might expect to need longer safety chains.



- BXW1006
by:

etrailer was very helpful with my purchase they were able to answer all my questions and good follow up When my order was delivered. The product is excellent installation was easy with good instructions and YouTube videos. Tested Tonight towing my 30ft travel trailer and It worked flawlessly no sway smoother ride very happy.



- BXW1006
by:

Fast delivery with great tracking info. Product arrived in perfect condition.



- BXW1006
by:

Came as described. I have not installed it yet. Performance has yet to be seen.



- BXW1006
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Had to replace this hitch due to ineffective sway control. Although, some issue may have been with a new lightweight trailer with low hitch weight.



- BXW1000
by:

Review from a similar SwayPro in Weight Distribution Hitch


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


Comments
Excellent! This is exactly what I needed to help with the tongue weight of my boat trailer. This product takes the worry out of towing with the extended trailer hitch due to the camper on the truck.
Paul - 04/07/2021


- BXW1003
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Review from a similar SwayPro in Weight Distribution Hitch


I have no experience with other WDH's but this unit does what I expect it to do. I pull a 33' 7,500# Jayco trailer and it allows me to move the weight as needed to the front axle and it seems to control sway very well. I originally used this with an F-150 that was exceeding my rear axle rating so it was crucial that I get the weight shifted forward which this unit did well. I have since moved up to an F-250 so it is not nearly as critical but it still makes the trips pleasant. This unit is specific to underslung couplers like Jayco uses. Also being able to back the trailer without disengaging the WDH is an advantage over some of the other brands. The action of the chains during disconnect can be intimidating and dangerous until you get accustomed to the process. The one complaint I have is not with the unit itself but the wrench that is provided to load and unload the chains. It is flat (hurts your hand) and too short to get adequate leverage. I suggest you use an 18-24" cheater bar with a 1" socket to load/unload the chains. Otherwise very happy with the purchase



- BXW0750
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Review from a similar SwayPro in Weight Distribution Hitch


One year later and we logged a few thousand miles pulling our Rockwood Mini-lite with the Blue Ox Sway-Pro. It took a little getting used to the chain hookup but once you do it a couple of times it’s pretty easy. The hitch is awesome. It has great weight redistribution and the trailer has never swayed once. Even in strong cross winds. Very pleased with this purchase and with e-trailers price and tutorial video. They are my go to for all things towing.



- BXW1500
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Review from a similar SwayPro in Weight Distribution Hitch


The Blue Ox SwayPro 1500 arrived today. Ordered online from eTrailer on Tuesday and delivered to West Michigan on Friday. FAST! etrailer service and support is always First Class. While heavy, the Blue Ox WDH was in perfect condition. The quality and appearance of the Clue Ox is great. The hitch is powder coated and very clean. I was impressed that Blue Ox has totally upgraded the chain latch wrench. No longer that flat piece of metal. The new wrench is a plated, heavy duty socket wrench. Much like a wheel lug nut wrench that is made especially for releasing the latches. Our new TT was delivered to our dealer while our state is in lockdown. There it sits until May 1. I will update review after install and first trip. With all the changes in the world... very happy to purchase a product Made in U.S.A.



- BXW1000
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Review from a similar SwayPro in Weight Distribution Hitch


1yr review. First off Amy with customer support was extremely helpful with making sure I picked the correct product and to get it to me in a timely manner. Now for the product The BlueOx unit has been great, the hitch is a little heavy for some people but it is manageable, the installation was a breeze with clear instructions (video) and took about an hour with a quick trip to rent a torque wrench to tighten to spec and have my local dealership install the ball to avoid the cost of another socket. Setting the correct chain tension is a trial and error process based on your vehicle and trailer weight, I have two different settings based on it I’m carrying fresh water or not. Using the cam tension system can take some force to tighten but lift the tongue more it will help alleviate this but my wife does struggle with it when she hooks up (Don’t get hurt when camping). As for pulling it keeps the trailer on track (I pull a 33’ TT) provided you have good tension on the bars of it sways a bit take up another link. The unit is quite so no popping or cracking (like most) and you can back the unit in without disconnecting. The unit has held up to the Arizona weather and still looks like new except for the nuts welded to the tensioner where the wrench connects has some surface rust and wear. Overall this is a great product I like that additional parts can be purchased separately for additional trailer uses or upgrade for new trailers. My only complaint would be the amount of force needed to set the cam tensioners.



- BXW1500
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Review from a similar SwayPro in Weight Distribution Hitch


First I have to recognize and thank the excellent etrailer customer service. The etrailer team contacted me immediately to address an order issue, and did so quickly. The BXW1500 arrived in a timely manner, and the only issue was the shipping/handling by UPS. The box was rather beat-up, and the chains were hanging out, but all of the product was intact and we had no issue with install. The ride is significantly better than the previous hitch from the dealer (R3 Recurve), and I have noted improved distribution across the axles at the scales. Previous setup was a lesser bar rating, and we determined the tongue weight and cargo was at the higher end of the bar. As such, we chose the 1500 lb TW bars. The BXW1500 material and build quality is quite impressive, particularly in comparison to the previous hitch. Vehicle and trailer is: 2015 Silverado 1500 with Max-Trailering Package and a 2020 GD Imagine 2800BH.



- BXW1500
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Review from a similar SwayPro in Weight Distribution Hitch


Best weight distribution solution on the market, in my opinion. I have owned a Blue Ox system for many years and haven't had an issue yet - been all over the country and have towed in many different conditions. I have owned other systems (friction based - way too noisy/loud)... this system does its job and does it quietly!! highly recommend Blue Ox!



- BLU66FR
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Review from a similar SwayPro in Weight Distribution Hitch


Only disappointment was the latch wrench. Previous review (... was impressed that Blue Ox has totally upgraded the chain latch wrench. No longer that flat piece of metal. The new wrench is a plated, heavy duty socket wrench. Much like a wheel lug nut wrench that is made especially for releasing the latches). Apparently the upgraded version of the wrench is hit -or- miss.



- BXW0750
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Review from a similar SwayPro in Weight Distribution Hitch


I can't say enough about the great support I have received from etrailer. After ordering the wrong hitch(my fault), the team at etrailer got me squared away. Kyle, Angela, Lazer made the swap up to a 750 pound spring bar unit seamless! The return and the new hitch went off with no problem. A word of advice when buying a hitch. Better to measure your tongue weight yourself rather than relying on the spec sheets from the manufacturer. Mine was advertised as 240 pounds when in reality it was 462. That's with everything out of the storage compartment, unit level and without the propane tank and battery.



- BXW2000
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Review from a similar SwayPro in Weight Distribution Hitch


Love Blue Ox products. We have to their heavy duty tow vehicle tow bar as well. Simple installation and use. Works like a charm on the road with no popping or orher noises when turning. Didn’t notice any sway on the way home towing a 10,000 lb toyhauler. Love it so far.



- BXW1500
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Review from a similar SwayPro in Weight Distribution Hitch


I have been using the Blue Ox SwayPro WD Hitch for 1,500 tongue weight on our 30' Arctic Fox travel trailer for one year now. No regrets as this hitch has been an easy to setup and use and it seems to do it's job nicely. Due to the height of our trailer's hitch I ordered a Reese Titan Weight Dist Shank to use with the SwayPro and the pair work great together.



- BXW0750
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Review from a similar SwayPro in Weight Distribution Hitch


Easy install, very high quality WDH. Does a great job of leveling the truck and trailer as well as controlling the sway of my GeoPro G19FD travel trailer.



- BXW0750
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Review from a similar SwayPro in Weight Distribution Hitch


I had the unfortunate experience with having your new airstream 20' taken out by a hydroplaning car last month. The airstream rolled right and on to its side, and the hitch released keeping our Suburban from rolling. The stabilizer bars and chains maintained the trailer connection and eased the stop with the rear tires of ground. The hitch bent the receiver on the truck, and the only damage appeared to be one " sprung" spring bar. A good result from a bad experience!



- BXW1000
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Review from a similar SwayPro in Weight Distribution Hitch


The product is exactly what I expected with even better service! My shipment was going to be late due to COVID delays, however etrailer did not let that happen. After calling them and stating that I needed this item ASAP, they made it happen. Awesome company!



- BXW0750
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Review from a similar SwayPro in Weight Distribution Hitch


I've installed the hitch but not yet used it. However, it's all that they say it is -- sturdy, easy to install and I expect that it will last me many years. I especially like the fact that the bars can easily be removed and that they are not greased as I also purchased a set of 1500 lb bars for use when the trailer is at max and will use these 750 lb bars when the trailer is empty or lightly loaded.


Comments
Pulled my trailer weighing nearly 10,000 lbs from NY to Houston TX. The hitch performed perfectly and kept the trailer under control in fact I barely knew it was behind me. I used the 1500 lb bars on the way there and the 750 lb bars on the way back when the trailer was empty. Im 100 happy with this purchase!
DrPcFix - 06/11/2020


- BXW1501
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Review from a similar SwayPro in Weight Distribution Hitch


Finally got around to installing the Blue Ox Sway Pro hitch with bolt on chain latches. The process was straight forward after viewing youtube vids, taking time to be sure all my measurements were correct. With the bolt on chain latches you do not get many chances to get it right. I could not use clamp on as my V-nose RV did not have room above the frame to clear the clamp on latch.. drilling was a pain as clearances on my frame were tight and I had to go around a electrical junction box on the inside of the frame.. but once on, it was a breeze to set up. The overall quality of the hitch was great and I don't miss having to set the angle of the hitch head (it's fixed) making the only adjustments necessary was hitch height and chain length. I initially set mine up using 9 links on the chain, but once I got out on the road, I noted the RV was riding nose low so I went up to 10 links on the chain. Now the truck and RV are level, the truck rides and handles as I expected. I have not had the rig out on a long haul, so I can't comment about the sway control of the hitch.Truck is a 2013 Ford F150 ecoboost, max tow 3.73 gears, rv is a 6600lb (empty) V-nose 25ft toy hauler. I like the chain latch set up. Easy to use especially on a V-nose trailer. The concept of sway control with the short length chain is feasible and after this week trip (with some interstate time), I will report back if it doesn't work as advertised. All in all I am happy with the hitch and of course happy with the eTrailer purchasing process.


Comments
A year later and we have used this hitch many, many times and couldnt be happier with the purschase. Hook up is a breeze. Have had the chance on several occasions to get on the Interstate with the big trucks and wind and the sway control works. I am very pleased with the hitch. Thanks Blue Ox and eTrailer!
Bill R - 10/01/2014

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    In order to choose the correct weight distribution system for your 2014 Airstream International and your 2016 Ford F-250 we will need to find your total tongue weight (TTW). Total tongue weight is calculated by adding the loaded ready to tow tongue weight of the trailer to any cargo stored behind the rear axle of the tow vehicle. As long as your total tongue weight does not exceed 1,000 lbs then I recommend using the Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control part # BXW1006....
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    The only chain style tension adjustment weight distribution system we offer that allows for the amount of drop adjustment you need for your setup is the Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control # BXW1006 which offers up to 7 inches of drop. The Blue Ox SwayPro # BXW1006 offers a maximum tongue weight of 1000lbs. You will also need a 2 5/16 hitch ball with either a 1inch or 1 1/4inch shank like the Draw-Tite 2 5/16inch Hitch Ball # 19286 I attached a video review of the Blue...
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    The Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control # BXW1006 and the Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control # BLU66FR are identical aside from different shanks included in each kit. The # BXW1006 uses a shank that can be adjusted from a 7" drop to a 13" rise. The # BLU66FR uses a shank that can be adjusted from a 7.8" drop all the way to a 14.72" rise, so this one offers a little more versatility. Both systems have a tongue weight range of 750-1000lbs, so either one...
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    The Blue Ox Sway Pro Weight Distribution System part # BXW1006 does not come with a 2-1/2" shank. Therefore, you have two options which would be to use a 2-1/2" to 2" adapter like the Blue Ox Hitch Reducer Sleeve part # BX88187 or obtain a separate 2-1/2" shank like the Equal-i-zer Weight Dist Shank part # EQ90-02-4900. The Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution System part # BXW2000 would be much too large for an 8,000 lb trailer.
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  • What is Max Rise of Blue Ox Weight Distribution kit part # BXW1006
    The Blue Ox Weight Distribution kit part # BXW1006 that you referenced comes with a shank that provides up to 13 inches of rise. This would be basically exactly what you are in need of without requiring a different shank.
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    The Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control # BXW1000 is only different from the Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control # BXW1006 in the shank as you stated. The # BXW1006 has a much larger vertical adjustment ability. I've attached two photos to assist in the comparison but the hole size and spacing of 1-1/4 inches on center is identical as are all of the other dimensions of the shank. The rise and drop are the only differences but it is a 5 inch rise an a 5...
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    I have a solution for you, but the system for the 7000 pound trailer will be too rigid for the 3500 pound trailer, and cause the trailer to lose a lot of performance. Prior to purchase you'll want to verify your trailer's tongue weight to make sure that these systems are appropriate for your applications. I've included a help article about finding your tongue weight so you can verify your weights. However, Blue Ox's weight distribution systems are built so that you can swap trunnion...
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    The Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control # BXW1006 would work well for your as long as your loaded tongue weight (including the weight of any cargo behind rear axle of truck) is near 1,000 lbs but not over it. The amount of rise/drop your setup calls for would fall well within the range of what the shank that comes with this kit is capable of. For a hitch ball you would want the part # 19286.
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  • Is Shorter Shank Available for Blue Ox BXW1006 SwayPro Weight Distribution System
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  • Difference Between Blue Ox # BLU66FR and Blue Ox # BXW1006 Weight Distribution & Sway Control Hitch
    The difference between these two systems is the included shank. The Blue Ox # BLU66FR shank has 9 adjustment holes allowing for a 7.8 inch drop to a 14.72 inch rise, where as the Blue Ox # BXW1006 has a 11 hole shank allowing for a 7 inch drop to a 13 inch rise. So they are nearly identical. To measure drop/rise, measure from the top/inside of the truck receiver to the bottom of the coupler. Since the measurement you supplied was to the top of the coupler we need to subtract 2" to...
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  • Difference Between Underslung and Overslung Coupler For Weight Distribution System
    An underslung trailer coupler is one that attaches to the bottom of the trailer frame and an overslung one is one that attaches to the top of the frame. Measuring is not required if you just take a look at your coupler and see where it attaches to the frame. The Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control - Clamp On - Underslung - 10K GTW, 1K TW part # BXW1003 is for weight distribution systems that have coupler that attach to the bottom of the frame. While the Blue Ox SwayPro...
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  • Recommended Replacement Shank for Blue Ox Sway Control With Larger Rise or Drop
    To use the Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control # BXW1000 with a vehicle that has a different height, you don't need to replace the entire system, you just may need a longer shank for increased rise or drop. I recommend using the Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution Shank for 2" Hitches - 12" Long - 9 Hole Adjustment # BXW4003.
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  • Which Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution System is Correct for a Jayco Jay Flight SLX 8 267BHS
    The tongue weight of your 2019 Jayco Jay Flight SLX 8 267BHS I estimate to be between 700 and 1,000 lbs while loaded. That said, if you want to be exact then we have the Sherline Trailer Tongue Weight Scale part # 5780 for this exact purpose. It sounds like you are trying to find the proper Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution for this trailer and if that is the case then I recommend part # BXW1006 which is rated for up to 1,000 lbs and comes with the part # BXW4007.
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  • Can I Use an Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution Shank with a Blue Ox Sway Pro Weight Distribution Hitch
    Yes. A Blue Ox weight distribution hitch like the Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control - Clamp On - 10,000 lbs GTW, 1,000 lbs TW # BXW1006 is compatible with the Equal-i-zer Weight Dist Shank - 18" Long - 7" Rise, 3" Drop - 600 to 1,400 lbs TW # EQ90-02-4500.
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  • Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution System Offering 3 Inches of Drop for Travel Trailer and 2016 Ram
    For a Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution system that will offer you 3 inches of drop, you will want to use a SwayPro system that comes with the longer weight distribution shank. For example, if you need a system that is rated for up to 1,500 pounds tongue weight and 15,000 pounds towing weight, the Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution with Sway Control, 13 Inch Rise/7-1/2Inch Drop # BXW1506. This system is designed for tongue weights between 1,000 - 1,500 pounds and offers a maximum 7-1/2...
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  • Can Trailer be Backed Up With Curt MV Weight Distribution System Installed
    The Curt MV Weight Distribution System # C17052 does allow you to back up, however it doesn't include sway control with it. To add that you would need a friction sway control unit like the Curt # 17200 but by adding this you wouldn't be able to back up without initially disconnecting the friction sway control. If you are looking for a chain style weight distribution (WD) system then we have the Blue Ox SwayPro # BXW1006 which integrates the anti-sway so you don't have to worry about...
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution System for V-nose trailer and Short Pole Tongue A-Frame Trailer
    There is not an easy bolt on option for your short pole tongue into A-frame or V-nose trailer. You will need to do some frame customization to ensure a proper fit on each trailer. There is not a system we carry that will work without customization of your frames. For the most economical option, I recommend the Pro Series Weight Distribution System # 49570 with Friction Sway Control # 83660. The friction bar of this system needs to be mounted 24 inches back from the center of the hitch...
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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch Receiver, Wiring, and Weight Distribution for 2013 Nissan Armada 4x4
    For your 2013 Nissan Armada, I recommend the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver # 13188. This will be able to tow your trailer with 1 horse without weight distribution, but you will most likely need the weight distribution system for 2 or 3 horses. It will also help with sway control, so I would use it no matter the number of horses. For your wiring, if you don't have the factory 7 way, I recommend the Upgraded Modulite Vehicle Wiring Harness Kit with 4 Pole Trailer Connector # 119147KIT...
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution System for a Boat Trailer with a Surge Brake Actuator
    I spoke with my contact at Curt who said he was not aware of any brake actuator problems related to use with their weight distribution systems that utilize steel-on-steel friction, # C17500. However, you may want to consider a system that does not use steel-on-steel friction because your brake actuator may be struggling to overcome the resistance between the spring bar and the frame bracket. If resistance is the issue, then changing to a different brake actuator might not have much of...
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