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Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control - Clamp On - 20,000 lbs GTW, 2,000 lbs TW

Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control - Clamp On - 20,000 lbs GTW, 2,000 lbs TW

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BXW2000 - Allows Backing Up Blue Ox WD With Sway Control
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Is this right for you? Product Expert Lindsey S says:

Yes, if you:

  • Have a really heavy-duty trailer with 1,500 lbs – 2,000 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
Shank fits 2-1/2" 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 - 20,000 lbs GTW, 2,000 lbs TW part number BXW2000 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-1624 for expert service.
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Blue Ox Weight Distribution Hitch

  • 1600 lbs
  • 1700 lbs
  • 1800 lbs
  • 1900 lbs
  • Blue Ox
  • WD With Sway Control
  • Fits 2-1/2 Inch Hitch
  • Allows Backing Up
  • Includes Shank
  • Prevents Sway
  • Electric Brake Compatible
  • Surge Brake Compatible
  • 4-Point

Shank fits 2-1/2" 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.


  • 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


  • Tongue weight: 1,500 - 2,000 lbs
  • Gross towing weight: 20,000 lbs
  • Application:
    • 2-1/2" x 2-1/2" 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
    • 3" 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: 12-1/2"
    • Holes are spaced 1-1/4" apart on center
  • Limited lifetime warranty


Included w/ BXW2000Required - Sold SeparatelyOptional Add-Ons
  • Adjustable Shank
  • System Head
  • Lift Brackets
  • Spring Bars
  • Hitch Ball w/ 1" or 1-1/4" Diameter Shank

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.

BXW2000 Blue Ox Sway Pro Weight Distribution Hitch - Clamp On Brackets - 20,000 lbs

Item # BXW2000

Installation Details BXW2000 Installation instructions

Customer Reviews

Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control - Clamp On - 20,000 lbs GTW, 2,000 lbs TW - BXW2000

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (219 Customer Reviews)

Shank fits 2-1/2" 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.

- BXW2000

The product is well built, easy to install and tows great. The downside is the chains. Before upgrading to a new trailer, I got rid of the standard chain style weight distribution bars and went to the square bar style. After getting a new trailer, my 14k bar style wasn't rated for the tongue weight and I had to upgrade to this. The new trailer is only 14k loaded but has a 2k pound tongue weight. This is the only hitch on the market that would carry the tongue weight and I am back to chains. They are difficult to deal with and if you dont have the tongue jack taking most of the pressure off of them, the wrench to release the chains can get away from you. If somebody make a chain less unit, I would get away from this.

Great product, absolutely no issues with it. However, the chains still stink and wish they had a better alternative for this heavy hitch.
Shay S - 05/07/2021

- BXW2000

Was the easiest install of all weight distribution hitch that I have ever installed. Very heavy construction and less movement in the receivers than others that I have tried. Hands down this will be the last hitch I will buy.

- BXW2000

I installed the hitch but have yet to have my travel trailer out on the road yet, to test it, hopefully it will be sometime this summer, the installation was no problem.

The hitch works fantastic easy to hook up and no sway, and it is quiet.
Brian - 05/24/2021

- BXW2000

This hitch is great I have towed over 7500 miles and have not had any sway at all on my 35 ft travel trailer!! Great product and E-trailer was great when ordering!!

- BXW2000

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.

- BXW2000

In the box are two 12 SWL 3300lbs quick link shackles. Not shown in parts or instructions. Do these have a purpose? Also the 12mm threads on the clamp-on rotating latches for the tightening bolts were painted, thus the bolts would not screw into the clamp. I had to use a tap to clean out the threads. Other than the above the unit seem to be good and heavy duty.

It does the job but is very heavy due to the hitch being the largest they make. You need to be careful attaching and detaching the spring arms. I found the best way is to raise the trailer as high as possible when attached to the truck hitch. This relieves the tension enough to make install and removal of spring arms easier. The install video showed 3 exposed chain links when attaching spring arms. I have found 4 is better.
Robert - 01/19/2020

- BXW2000

Huge improvement over the Equalizer I was using. More opportunity to get lubricant on yourself, but that’s a fair trade off. Just make sure to get a long bar to crank the chains over the frame cams.

- BXW2000

This WDH is excellent! Heavy Duty, high quality, and handles my RV (35ft, 10,000 lb Jayco) with no problem. Gives me more capacity than I need and makes the ride great! Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control - Clamp On - 20,000 lbs GTW, 2,000 lbs TW - BXW2000!

Awesome Control. Robust Product and great customer service.
Jason C - 02/20/2019

- BXW2000

First blue ox hitch purchase, I'm impressed with build quality, but haven't been able to put it to use yet. I'm thrilled with etrailer.com, super fast shipping and great pricing!

- BXW2000

The hitch was delivered today. Everything arrived in good condition and I was pleasantly surprised that the hitch has a 2 1/2" shank. The hitch seems to be very well made. The welds are nice and the finish (powder coat?) looks great. I'm looking forward to getting this mounted and taking the trailer out for a trip.

The hitch works very well. Im not a fan of the wrench Blue Ox supplies to rotate the cams. I had a situation where the pin didnt lock the cam in place due to dirtsnow/ice but didnt notice. When I relaxed the tension on the cam, it rotated back down and smacked my had against the frame rail. I now use a 15 breaker bar with a 3 extension to give my hand some clearance- just in case it happens again!
Craig R - 07/26/2016

- BXW2000

This hitch corrected my towing issues perfectly. I was ready to buy a new truck but as the tech advisor said, that won't correct your problem. He, Wayne, explained the problem was the hitch. He recommended the BXW2000 or BXW1500. I opted to purchase the BXW2000, overkill, but it works great. I've been on three trips with my 37' rv trailer with no issues. Also, I could have found the hitch cheaper elsewhere but the customer service at etrailer is excellent which is priceless. Thank you to Kaylyn R for all of your assistance and follow-up. Any future towing needs will definitely be through etrailer.

- BXW2000

I have had the Blue Ox 2,000 lbs WD hitch for a little over 1 year. My previous WD hitch was under capacity based on the tongue weight of my 37 ft travel trailer. This hitch has greatly improved the pulling stability of my trailer over the previous set-up. It has exceeded my expectations.

- BXW2000

Was getting yanked around a lot in my F350 towing my 28 ft toy hauler. I purchased the blue ox sway bars and what a difference. The truck no longer squats about 3 inches. It is now level and pulls the trailer very nicely without the previous jerking and jerking. It's a great product that goes on easily and I would highly recommend it.

- BXW2000

Very happy with our Blue Ox. This is a high quality high that is doing its job! We use an F250 to pull a 9k lb travel trailer that has 1500 lb tongue weight. The job gets done! Thanks for the great customer service etrailer!

- BXW2000

Katie was so nice you could not ask for a better sale person then her. She got me the right trailer hitch for my 2017 GMC 2500 HD pickup. Telling me about how to get weight the tongue weight on my hitch of my pickup. Katie D. sent me the paper works to do all of that.

- BXW2000

The Blue Ox Weight Distribution hitch is a great product. It makes towing of large trailers much easier and substantially reduces sway.

- BXW2000

The load leveler I purchased was shipped in a most timely manner, arrived quickly, and the order was complete. I am very impressed with both the Blue Ox load leveler and in the service provided by etrailer.com.

- BXW2000

I am not one to write reviews, but with an experience like this I am compelled to! I came for the quality American made products, and will continue to come back because of the EXCEPTIONAL customer service!!! The tech line ladies really know their stuff! I called three times to research what I wanted and all three were able to offer legitimate advise way past just reading a spec sheet. SO refreshing to be treated like a Valued customer. This is how to earn repeat business and some serious word of mouth advertising!

- BXW2000

Product looks great. Have not used it yet but looks very sturdy. There was an issue with the shipping from UPS and etrailer immediately took care of it and they were very helpful. I would highly recommend the product and the company as well.

- BXW2000

Super nice hitch. This thing is truly heavy duty and the coating that is on it loos extremely durable and it should last for many years. etrailer shipped it quickly and free and they had the best price that I could find. Extremely happy.

- BXW2000

- BXW2000

very well made, powder coated, grease fittings, all things to make it last..a little on the heavy side, but that's needed for strength. great value for the price.

- BXW2000

- BXW2000

Outstanding, pulled 16,000 lb boat Alaska to Florida and back 10,000 miles no issues

- BXW2000

This was a great product, and etrailer's customer service was even better

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Ask the Experts about this Blue Ox Weight Distribution Hitch

  • Is Using the Blue Ox SwayPro BXW2000 On the 7th or 8th Link Accecptable
    I spoke with Blue Ox and they stated that if the 7th link is the one that works best for you on the Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution System part # BXW2000 then that is completely fine and you can use this without issue. That said, if the 7th link puts the spring bars too close to the ground then that is when you would switch to the 1,500 lb spring bars, part # BXW4008. I would not be able to trade these out for the 2,000 lb spring bars you have now unfortunately.
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  • Can Curt Chain Hangers Be Used Instead Of Clamp On Hangers Provided With BXW2000?
    The Chain Hangers for Curt Weight Distribution Systems - Bolt On # C17005 will work for chain style systems that don't have sway control, so if you replace the tightening clamps of the Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control # BXW2000 you would lose the sway control ability of the hitch but it could still function for weight distribution. My recommendation instead is to use the Blue Ox Signature Series Lift Brackets for SwayPro Weight Distribution Systems - Clamp On or...
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  • Recommended Replacement for Too Highly Rated Weight Distribution System for Small Camper
    The Curt # 17300 you'd referred to would be a great choice, it's maximum 600 lb tongue weight rating would be much more appropriate for the small camper you're towing. You might also consider a friction sway unit like part # 17200, which would help resist trailer sway from cross winds and turbulence caused by passing or oncoming traffic. Sway control can help make towing a much more pleasant experience. The necessary trailer ball is sold separately. For a 2 inch ball, use # A-90 or # 19286...
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  • Where are Blue Ox Weight Distribution Systems Made
    Yes, the Blue Ox weight distribution systems like the part # BXW2000 are made here in the USA. I attached a demo video for this WD system for you to check out as well as a FAQ on them.
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  • Can 20,000-lb Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution System Be Ordered With 2-Inch Shank
    The Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution System, part # BXW2000 we carry is designed for a 2-1/2 inch trailer hitch. We do not offer it with a 2-inch option, because using a 2-inch shank would lower the weight capacity of the system. The highest rated Blue Ox SwayPro system with a 2-inch shank we offer is part # BXW1500. This system is rated for 15,000-lb gross towing weight and 1,500-lb maximum tongue weight.
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  • Weight Distribution System for Trailer with Tongue Weight 1,800 lbs
    That's quite a bit of tongue weight but we do have a weight distribution system that is rated for that. The Blue Ox Swaypro part # BXW2000 is rated for up to 2,000 lbs tongue weight and would be a great option as long as you stay under 2,000 lbs. For a ball you would want the part # 63840.
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  • What Is The Difference Between Weight Distribution And Underslung Weight Distribution Systems?
    Great Question. Underslung couplers on trailers look like the trailer frame is sitting on top of the coupler. For an example of what one looks like check out the etrailer.com A-Frame Coupler Underslung # CA-5335-B. I attached a picture of one for you to check out as well. I reached out to Blue Ox to get the specific differences and there is only one difference. In the design of the Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control - Bolt On - Underslung, # BXW2004, they accounted...
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  • Recommended WD System for a 17,000 lb GVWR Trailer Towed by a 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500
    When choosing a Weight Distribution (WD) system you will want to find one with a Tongue Weight (TW) range that the Total Tongue Weight (TTW) of your towing setup falls in the middle of. To find the TTW of your towing setup you will need to add the TW of your fully loaded and ready-to-go trailer along with the weight of any cargo behind the rear axle of your tow vehicle. Keep in mind that a properly loaded trailer will have a TW that is 10-15% of the loaded weight of your trailer. Since...
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  • Is 1,800 lbs of Tongue Weight Too Much for a GVWR of 12,000 lbs
    When a trailer is loaded properly it will have a tongue weight (TW) that is 10-15% of the total weight of the trailer. Since 1,800 lbs is exactly 15% of 12,000 lbs you haven't overloaded the TW on your trailer. The best percentage of TW for a trailer is 13% which would be 1,560 lbs for your application. If you are able to move some cargo around you can use a TW scale like part # 5780 to figure out how you need to load the trailer to achieve 13% TW. A 1 ton pickup should be able to...
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  • Which Blue Ox SwayPro Should Be Used for a Trailer With a Tongue Weight of 1,620 lbs
    When deciding what Weight Distribution (WD) to pick from, you will want to first figure out the Total Tongue Weight (TTW) of your setup. This includes the Tongue Weight (TW) of your fully loaded and ready-to-go trailer plus the weight of any cargo that will be behind the rear axle of your tow vehicle. After you add those figures together, you will want to choose a WD that has a weight range where your TTW falls in the the middle of. If your fully loaded and ready-to-go trailer has a...
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  • Lower Rated Spring Bar Recommendation for Blue Ox Weight Distribution System
    If your loaded tongue weight is 1,500 lbs you are at the very bottom of the tongue weight range for the Blue Ox weight distribution system part # BXW2000 which has a range of 1,500 to 2,000 lbs. This will give you a harsh ride quality like you have. The best option would be to go with a lower rated bar. The Sway Pro systems from the highest to the lowest rated all use the same weight distribution head. To change the weight rating of the system, you'd simply swap out the spring bars....
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution With Sway Control For Triple Axle Trailer With 18,000-Lb GTW
    When choosing a weight distribution system the most important thing you want to know is what the gross tongue weight is. Gross Tongue Weight is the tongue weight of your trailer when it is fully-loaded and ready to tow added to the weight of any cargo placed behind the rear axle of your tow vehicle. I have attached links to a couple helpful articles that explains weight distribution and how to determine tongue weight you can check out. Based on your gross trailer weight of 18,000-lbs...
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  • Is Using an Overrated Weight Distribution System Okay
    Using a Weight Distribution (WD) system that is rated too high or too low is never a good thing. Too high and your ride will be very stiff but too low and you won't see any benefit from it. Luckily we have a solution for you that does not require an adapter sleeve. Almost all of the WD shanks that we have are compatible with other WD systems because the 2" width and 1-1/4" on center mounting hole dimensions are the same for the WD heads. I recommend the Equal-i-zer shank # EQ90-02-4900...
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution System for Airstream With 7,600 lb GVWR
    Greetings. In regards to a weight distribution system, in order to choose the right one you will first need to know your total tongue weight (TTW), which is the tongue weight of your fully loaded and ready to go Airstream plus the weight of any cargo behind the rear axle of your 1998 Dodge Ram. The tongue weight is typically between 10% and 15% of your trailer's GVWR (7,600 lbs) but you'll want to verify it by using a scale such as the Sherline # 5780 or by using one of the methods outlined...
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  • Weight Distribution Solution for Trailer that has 1,800 lb Tongue Weight
    1,800 lbs of tongue weight is quite a bit which is why the only solutions require the use of the heavier duty 2-1/2 inch hitches. The Blue Ox WD system part # BXW2000 that you referenced is going to be your best solution but it does require a 2-1/2 inch trailer hitch installed. If you can get back to me with the year/make/model of your truck I can look up what would be the best options for that as well. I attached a review video for this kit for more info for you to check out as well.
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  • Weight Distribution Recommendation for Towing a Grand Design Momentum 28G Toy Hauler
    Nice towing rig! When choosing a weight distribution (WD) system you really want to choose one that has a tongue weight that your total tongue weight (TTW) falls in the middle of. You can find your TTW by adding the loaded weight of your trailer with any cargo behind the rear axle of your 2018 GMC Sierra 2500. Since a properly loaded trailer should have a TW that is within 10-15% of the weight of the loaded trailer this means that your trailer TW alone should be 1,200 lbs - 1,800 lbs...
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  • What Hitch Ball Does Blue Ox Weight Distribution System Use?
    For the weight distribution hitches from Blue Ox that have a gross towing weight of 20,000 lbs, # BXW2000 and # BXW2003 you only need a hitch ball with either a 1" or 1-1/4" diameter shank. For a 2" hitch ball you can use # 63845 and for a 2-5/16" hitch ball you can use # 63847. To put it on the system, you only need to slide the ball into the hitch head and tighten it. If you go to 5:45 of the linked video review you can see exactly how to install the hitch ball.
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  • Best Way to Control Sway With Heavy V-Nose Car Hauler
    I can certainly help you get your family to Alaska safely as we do have some options that will be helpful, but it will depend on a few different factors. There is actually an anti-sway weight distribution system that would work, the Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control # BXW2000, though this would require your 2017 Ford F-250 have a 2-1/2" hitch like the Curt # C15802, and you would also need to switch the brackets from the SwayPro's clamp on to the Blue Ox Signature...
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  • Max Frame Width Blue Ox Sway Pro Weight Distribution System Can Attach To
    The brackets of the Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control # BXW2000 that you referenced can clamp on to trailer frame widths of up to 2-1/2 inches. I attached a review video for more info as well.
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution Shank Compatible with Blue Ox Sway Pro System
    Yes, the Convert-A-Ball Cushioned Weight Distribution Shank for 2" Hitches - 10,000 lbs # AMAC1 will work with the 2,000 lb tongue weight of the Blue Ox SwayPro # BXW2000 but it will limit the towing capacity to 10,000 lbs. Your only other option is to replace your trailer hitch receiver. If you go this route, I recommend the Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class V - 2-1/2" # DT45508 which is a custom fit for your 1999 Ford Super Duty Truck
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  • Weight Distribution System Recommendation for 2015 GMC Sierra 2500 Trailer 1,800 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 a help article on determining tongue weight for you to check out as well. You will want the loaded tongue weight of your setup to fall right in the middle of the tongue weight range of the system you use. For the weight of your trailer...
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  • How Much Space on Trailer Frame do Blue Ox Weight Distribution Frame Brackets Take Up
    The lift brackets of the Blue Ox weight distribution system part # BXW2000 that you referenced will take up 4 inches of width on your trailer frame.
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  • Weight Distribution System Recommendation for a Trailer with 2,000 lbs Tongue Weight
    As long as your tongue weight does not exceed 2,000 lbs the Blue Ox SwayPro part # BXW2001 would be perfect for you as it has a 2,000 lb tongue weight rating and uses frame brackets that clamp to the the trailer frame. For a hitch ball you would want the part # 63840.
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  • Should Springs Bars of Blue Ox Weight Distribution System BXW2000 Be Flexed When installed
    The tongue weight range for the Blue Ox weight distribution system part # BXW2000 is 1,500 to 2,000 lbs. If your tongue weight falls in that range this system will work great. The bars are designed to have a bit of bend in them when they are set up properly. This indicates that they are working to apply some of the trailer tongue weight up to the front axle of the tow vehicle. Seeing them flex is not an issue at all.
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution System for Race Trailer with Loaded Weight 13,000 to 14,000 lbs
    For your race trailer with weight between 13,000 and 14,000 lbs, the total tongue weight is normally between 10 and 15 percent of that when fully loaded and including cargo behind the rear axle of your truck. My recommendation is the Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control # BXW2000 which is rated for tongue weights between 1,500 and 2,000 lbs. Then you will use hitch ball # 63847 to work with your trailer coupler. This system has brackets that are utilized for sway control....
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution System for 2018 Ford F-150 with Bobcat on Trailer
    There are some 2018 Ford F150 models that are rated to tow the capacity you stated as long as they have the 20 inch wheels. It sounds like you have done your homework. I looked up your i700 bobcat and found the operating weight at 8,893 lbs and when you add that to your 3,460 lb trailer you will be just over its capacity at 12,353 lbs. If that research is correct, you will need a slightly larger capacity trailer (GVWR) if I'm reading your question correctly. If your trailer is...
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution System for Triple Axle Toy Hauler with 1,700 Lb Tongue Weight
    The Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution System part # BXW2000 is what I recommend for a toy hauler trailer with 1,700 lb tongue weight. That said, this system does utilize a 2-1/2" shank which will be needed due to the heavy tongue weight. The Blue Ox SwayPro is an excellent system, one of the best on the market with integrated sway control. Please note, you'll also need the 2-5/16" Hitch Ball part # 63847.
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  • Weight Distribution System Recommendations for a 30 Foot Diamond Cargo Trailer with 8 Tall Frame
    I do have a great solution for you but the Blue Ox SwayPro system # BXW2000 will not work with frames taller than 6 inches because the spring bars would be up to high and make contact with the trailer frame. If you can use a system that is rated up to 1,200 pounds tongue weight you can use Husky Center Line system # HT32218 which does fit up to 8 inch tall trailer frames. Another option is to use a chain hanging system such as Reese Strait-Line system # RP66075 rated for 1,000 to...
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  • Can Blue Ox Swaypro Weight Distribution BXW2000 be Used with Palomino Puma 31THSS
    The Blue Ox Swaypro part # BXW2000 has a tongue weight range of 1,500-2,000 lbs which would work with the tongue weight you listed of 1,525 lbs. Keep in mind that any cargo weight behind the rear axle of the tow vehicle counts as additional tongue weight so when you are loaded you might be further into the tongue weight range of this system.
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution System For Dump Trailer Weighing 5000 To 15000 Lbs
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