1. Weight Distribution Hitch
  2. Curt
  3. 1100 lbs
  4. 1200 lbs
  5. 1300 lbs
  6. WD Only
Curt MV Weight Distribution System - Round Bar - 14,000 lbs GTW, 1,400 lbs TW

Curt MV Weight Distribution System - Round Bar - 14,000 lbs GTW, 1,400 lbs TW

Item # C17057
lowest price pledge
Retail:$414.37
Our Price: $265.04
You Save: $149.33
Weight Distribution Hitch
This item qualifies for Free Shipping
Shipping Weight: 84 lbs
Quantity: 
In Stock
Curt MV Weight Distribution System - Round Bar - 14,000 lbs GTW, 1,400 lbs TW Fits 2 Inch Hitch C17057
zoom in icon
slider vertical icon
zoom out icon
Comment field cannot be left empty.
Name field cannot be left empty.

Thank you! Your comment has been submitted successfully. You should be able to view your question/comment here within a few days.

Error submitting comment. Please try again momentarily.

Product Images

Customer Photos

Videos

Need help with installation?
Locate installers near me
Product Expert Lindsey S

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

Yes, if you:

  • Want an easy-to-maintain system
  • Have a trailer with 1,000 lbs – 1,400 lbs of tongue weight that doesn't experience much sway

No, if you:

  • Want sway control out of the box
  • Have a van or low-riding car that requires more ground clearance than you can get with round bars
This weight distribution system will help to evenly distribute the load over the axles of both your tow vehicle and trailer for a smooth, controlled ride. Includes round, forged steel spring bars and an adjustable shank. Hitch ball sold separately. Lowest Prices for the best weight distribution hitch from Curt. Curt MV Weight Distribution System - Round Bar - 14,000 lbs GTW, 1,400 lbs TW part number C17057 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-1624 for expert service.
  • All Info
  • Reviews (521)
  • Q & A (40)
  • Photos
  • Why etrailer?

Curt Weight Distribution Hitch - C17057

  • 1100 lbs
  • 1200 lbs
  • 1300 lbs
  • WD Only
  • Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  • Includes Shank
  • Curt
  • Electric Brake Compatible
  • Surge Brake Compatible

This weight distribution system will help to evenly distribute the load over the axles of both your tow vehicle and trailer for a smooth, controlled ride. Includes round, forged steel spring bars and an adjustable shank. Hitch ball sold separately.


Features:

  • Evenly distributes weight over axles of tow vehicle and trailer for improved stability and control
    • Creates a more level ride for both tow vehicle and trailer
  • Round spring bars are constructed of solid, forged steel for strength and durability
  • Adjustable spring bar tension - just switch links in lift chains to fine-tune
  • Desired tilt is achieved with traditional washer design
    • Add or remove washers from spacer rivet to tilt head up or down
  • Grease zerks in the head assembly make for simple maintenance
  • Powder coated steel resists corrosion
  • Snap-up lever eases hookup by reducing lifting required by trailer jack
  • System includes head assembly, adjustable shank, spring bars, lift brackets and chains, snap-up handle, pin and clip, and all necessary hardware
    • Hitch ball sold separately - requires 1-1/4" diameter shank


Specs:

  • Tongue weight: 1,000 lbs - 1,400 lbs
  • Maximum gross towing weight: 14,000 lbs
  • Application: 2" x 2" trailer hitch receivers rated for use with weight distribution systems
  • Maximum rise: 7"
  • Maximum drop: 2-1/2"
  • 1-Year limited warranty


Included w/ SystemRequired - Sold SeparatelyOptional Add-Ons
  • Adjustable Shank
  • System Head
  • Lift Brackets
  • Spring Bars
  • Lift Bar
  • Hitch Pin and Clip
  • Hitch Ball w/ 1-1/4" Diameter Shank
  • Bar-Style Friction Sway Control

Weight Distribution Diagram

Create a more stable ride for your tow vehicle and trailer with a weight distribution hitch. Adding spring bars to your towing system applies leverage, which transfers the load that is pushing down on the rear of your vehicle to all the axles on both your tow vehicle and your trailer, resulting in an even distribution of weight throughout. The result is a smooth, level ride, as well as the ability to tow the maximum capacity of your hitch.


Selecting a Weight Distribution System

The tongue weight rating is the most important factor in determining which size weight distribution system you should use. If the bars of the system you choose are rated too high for your setup, they will create a rigid ride, which can result in a bouncing trailer. If, on the other hand, the bars are not rated high enough, the system will be unable to properly distribute the weight, rendering it virtually useless.


To determine the proper weight rating for a weight distribution system, you must first determine your trailer's tongue weight. Then add to that the weight of the cargo behind the rear axle of your tow vehicle. These two measurements make up the tongue weight rating for a weight distribution system.


Forged Steel Spring Bars

The round spring bars are made from forged steel, giving them a distinct advantage over typical cast steel bars. Forging is a process where thermal and mechanical energy are applied to the steel, resulting in a finished product that is more resilient to impacts and is stronger in terms of shear strength. Simply put, these spring bars do a superior job of helping to hold your trailer in line because of their added strength and durability.


Built-In Grease Zerks

Built-in grease zerk on the Curt weight distribution system head assembly

The system's head features 2 built-in grease zerks so that you can easily lubricate the spring bars without having to remove them from the head assembly. The grease zerks are located on each of the shafts that encase the spring bars. Simply use a grease gun (sold separately) to inject grease into each of the zerks.



17057 Curt MV Round Bar Weight Distribution Hitch

Alternate 17007

Installation Details C17057 Installation instructions




Customer Reviews

Curt MV Weight Distribution System - Round Bar - 14,000 lbs GTW, 1,400 lbs TW - C17057

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (521 Customer Reviews)

This weight distribution system will help to evenly distribute the load over the axles of both your tow vehicle and trailer for a smooth, controlled ride. Includes round, forged steel spring bars and an adjustable shank. Hitch ball sold separately.

- C17057
by:

It works well. Your videos were a big help on initial installation. I also had to put a sway bar on my camper. If I were to do it over again I would have gotten the weight distribution system that includes the sway bar functionality. I discovered that system after I purchased the the weight distribution hitch. Overall the weight distribution system works very well. If you don’t need a sway bar, I highly recommend it.



- C17057
by:

It is easy to use and built well. One issue though when I originally set it up I tightened the saddle pieces to the torque recommended on the instructions. The threads started to strip. I fixed it with nuts and have used it since. I did call your company to make sure I did it right (the instructions were a little confusing on that part to me anyway). The lady I spoke to said I got it right and I did ask for a new part but decided to use it anyway with the intent to call back. This really was a little issue other then that for the price it was a great setup.


Comments
No problems with it. I have at least 10k miles towed with it.
Craig - 07/18/2021


- C17057
by:

This equalizer did a great job of putting a bit more weight down on the front end of my Superduty, pulling a heavy load. Thanks etrailer



- C17057
by:

I received the beat up but we'll taped packed with all the parts included. I bought a new travel trailer recently. This weight distribution hitch restored my tow vehicle front axle weight to it's original unhitched weight and also to it's unhitched front axle wheel well height measurement. I also was able to load 300lbs of cargo to the front of the travel trailer and only measured a 1/2 inch of increase to the front axle wheel well height.



- C17057
by:

This seems to be a nice hitch system. Appears well made. Doesn’t seem junky. It’s heavy enough to kill a guy (literally). I’m not really well rehearsed in different systems but this works quite well for what I use it for (10k equipment trailer). It went together easy (you will need massive wrenches/ratchet/sockets to snug everything up, 1 1/2”+) but handles my trailer well. I’d recommend it for the price.



- C17057
by:

I've waited to write his review until I could comment on both etrailer's service and the hitch's performance. First the service: I couldn't believe how quickly this 100 lb. box arrived--two days! Everything was intact and nothing was missing. The customer support of these folks is just incredible. Their prices were as low as I found anywhere, and with their quality service I bought everything I needed here. Now the hitch. I bought the Curt C17057 WD hitch which has 1400# round bars, plus a pair of Husky friction sway bars for my 25 foot Airstream towed with a 2013 F-150 CrewCab. It's a really nice hitch/TT/TV combination. It controls sway really well, is virtually noise free and transfers weight appropriately, plus isn't nearly as heavy as the ProPride/Hensley hitches. I selected the Curt, in part, because it has grease zerks on the head, while some other candidates didn't. I couldn't be more satisfied!


Comments
One year later, the Curt weight distribution hitch is performing perfectly.It does a good job of transferring weight to the tow vehicle, is quiet and was relatively easy to dial in exactly for my vehicle trailer combination.I coupled it with two Husky anti-sway friction bars, although I have only installed one of them because that has proven enough for my 25 foot trailer. An Eaz-Lift Husky anti-sway bar combination was suggested for me by AndyThomson of CanAm RV, but I substituted the Curt because I liked the greasezerks on the Curt. The Curt is a really well-made unit. Id buy it again,as well as the Huskys, which Ive found to be quiet and effective.
Biplaner - 03/12/2017



- C17057
by:

Staff was helpful in helping me select product and accessories I needed for my Installation. My trailer has a tool box where the load hangers needed to be. A different mount solved the problem. Both etrailer and load equalizer get 5 stars. I’m on their mailing list and they carry an extensive line of products, many that I was totally unaware of. This opens new possibilities for future purchases. I use my truck to tow a 14,000 GVWR trailer and needed an equalizer hitch for towing heavy loads. I pulled the trailer heavily loaded for over 2000 miles while bucking 20 to 30 mph headwinds and crosswinds. It tracked like it was on rails and strong wind gusts were hardly noticeable. etrailer also has great articles regarding towing and other products they carry.


Comments
Have used the hitch quite a bit in the past year with some pretty heavy loads. It has performed flawlessly and I couldn’t be happier. Would purchase this hitch again.
Richard M - 02/13/2019



- C17057
by:

Fair price works well my 13.5 k trailer doesn't sag at all might want to consider a stabilizer/ sway control I notice on a windy highway I get alittle drift my trailer is 39 feet long wich may be a factor too



- C17057
by:

I was a little worried about setting up my first weight distribution hitch, but the instructions were clear and useful. I did have to give it a couple of tried to get the height right, but I worked out well. Would definitely recommend. And free shipping?!?!?! Sheesh, this thing is heavy. I'll definitely order from etrailer again,



- C17057
by:

I use this alot has I transport RVs work perfectly



- C17057
by:

I have ordered a fifth wheel and it arrived in three days just like I was told. It had all parts nothing missing and is made of good strong metal. Then a few weeks later I ordered a sway bar holder and I got it in good condition in time that I was told that it would be. etrailer is very good about getting your product to you on time



- C17057
by:

Its perfect to tow my trailer where I'm going



- C17057
by:

Fast Service at a great price. Box arrived is great shape. Heavy duty parts for sure, almost 90 lbs. Did not install it yet, still building shelving in the new trailer so we have not got the final load in it to adjust the spring bars. Will get back when we get the trailer loaded.


Comments
It has been a Year since putting this hitch in service, all is working perfectly. It did take an hour to set it up properly the first time for the height of my truck. You have the height and the tilt to get the spring bars the proper tension. All is good. Great Product at a great price.
Frank R - 08/24/2016



- C17057
by:

Basic hitch that does what it is supposed to do. Well made and great powder coating.


Comments
Still working perfectly. Powder coating is still hanging tough.
Jason B - 08/09/2020


- C17057
by:

I missed the fact that this doesn't come with a hitch ball. It's obvious now looking at the listing with that in mind - and they aren't that hard to come by locally, but I'm lucky that I'm not too far from civilization right now! So be sure to get a hitch ball, too! Other than that, easy to assemble and works fine, just like the other one of these that I previously bought (that did come with a hitch ball...weird!)



- C17057
by:

I bought this to use on my Chevy 2500 HD for towing a 11,000 lbs. travel trailer with a 1300 lbs. tongue weight (dry weights). You always want to buy one rated a little higher than what you should need. I used it once so far, towing the trailer roughly 200 miles. It works perfectly keeping the trailer and truck level, just as it should. I found it very easy to assemble and use, with very clear instructions. (Hint: read completely through the instructions before you begin assembly. Bolts will not be tightened until later to allow for adjustments).



- C17057
by:

Best hitch I've ever owned! I previously bought and used extensively a Curt 5th wheel hitch which was perfect. Both have been great performers...I tow without hitch problems or worries.



- C17057
by:

Easy hook/unhook and not to heavy on the back. Great product for pulling our camper!



- C17057
by:

Purchasing this product from e-trailer was very professional and pleasant. The product was shipped out in a very timely manner at a very minimal expense and arrived at my door as stated it would. The price was unbeatable for the product and is a very good quality weight distribution hitch. All parts were there with instructions how to install. I would recommend anyone looking for trailer parts to go to e-trailer for their next purchase.



- C17057
by:

Very happy with the price and product



- C17057
by:

Since we bought a new travel trailer that weighs twice as much as our old one, it occurred to me that our old weight distribution hitch might be too light. I ordered this 14,000 lb rated hitch and it truly is stout. It arrived in a couple of days, securely packed with great instructions on its use. This hitch is similar in design to our old one, except that its much heavier steel and this hitch has a height adjustment for different height trucks/trailers. The price was awesome. I really couldn't be happier.



- C17057
by:

Purchased a weight distribution kit and it was shipped and delivered within a couple days. Customer Service was excellent and their products are of good quality. I really like their website as they carry a lot of useful products. I have and will continue to recommend etrailer.



- C17057
by:

The Curt weight distribution system with round drop down spring bar worked to solve trailer frame clearance issue I had with old style sprig bar.



- C17057
by:

Great service, quick delivery. Just what I ordered. Thought it came with a 2-5/16 ball but it didn't. Will change it from my 800lb hitch and go on with what I needed the new hitch for.



- C17057
by:

For once in ordering a product all the parts were there, Thank You. I pull a 26 foot RV with it so it married in good for pulling my trailer. And ease of hooking up. STRONG HEAVY DUTY HITCH


26
530
Show More Reviews

Ask the Experts about this Curt Weight Distribution Hitch

  • Weight Distribution System and Pole-Tongue Adapter Recommendation for 9,500 lb Boat Trailer
    For your application I recommend going with the Curt MV Weight Distribution (WD) # C17057 instead of the Curt # 17302 because the part you mentioned is only rated for up to 1,000 lbs tongue weight while the MV I recommended is rated for 1,000 lbs - 1,400 lbs tongue weight. Since you take into account the loaded tongue weight of the trailer with the weight of any cargo behind the rear axle of your Chevy Silverado this would be a much more safe option. In my experience boat trailers tend...
    view full answer...
    Image 1 for Image 2 for
  • Weight Distribution Recommendation for 6700 lb Trailer
    A fully loaded trailer weighing 6700 lbs would have a tongue weight that ranges between 600-1000 lbs, so you'd want to choose a system that's rated to cover that possible range. A typical chain-suspended unit like the Curt # C17057 MV weight distribution system would work fine for a utility trailer that's non enclosed, but if it's an enclosed cargo trailer or a travel trailer, you'll really want to do yourself a favor and choose a system with an integrated sway control component. Long...
    view full answer...
  • Determining Which Weight Distribution Hitch For 32' Toy Hauler Towed By 2016 Chevy Silverado 1500
    I would be happy to help you find the correct weight distribution hitch for towing your 32' toy hauler with your 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 but you will need to determine the total tongue weight of your setup. Total tongue weight is the tongue weight of your fully loaded and ready to tow trailer plus the weight of any cargo behind the rear axle of your Silverado. The easiest way to get an accurate tongue weight measurement is with a tongue weight scale like the # e99044 but there...
    view full answer...
  • Weight Distribution Setup for Trailer With Pole Tongue and Heavier Tongue Weight
    We can only recommend Reese weight distribution systems for use with their pole tongue adapters, and based on the weight range of the # C17057 and the picture you sent in you'd want the higher rated pole tongue adapter part # RP58393 which is rated for up 1,400 lbs tongue weight. Then for a weight distribution system you'd want the # RP66131 which has a tongue weight range of 800 to 1,500 lbs. For a hitch ball you'd want the part # C40030 and for a shank part # RP63971 and you'd be...
    view full answer...
    Image 1 for
  • Comparing the Curt MV # C17057 and # C17063 WD Systems
    The Curt MV # C17057 system and the Curt MV # C17063 system that you referenced are actually the same WD system. The only difference is that the part # C17063 comes with a 2-5/16" hitch ball and a friction sway control whereas the part # C17057 doesn't come with either option. I recommend going with part # C17063 because you will need a hitch ball anyways and the sway control will help to reduce sway that you would experience from wind and passing vehicles. Please note that the sway control...
    view full answer...
  • Rear End of 2011 Ford F-150 Still Sags Even with Weight Distribution
    The problem that you are experiencing is a common issue with 1/2 ton trucks like your 2011 Ford F-150. The rear suspension on 1/2 ton trucks will still allow some sag even when using weight distribution. While making some adjustments to the set up of the weight distribution system might help ultimately you will likely need some rear helper springs to eliminate the sag. The helper springs don't have to be air bags. You could use Timbren Rear Suspension Enhancement System Item # TFR1504D...
    view full answer...
  • Tongue Weight Capacity of Curt # C17057 Round Bar Weight Distribution System
    The spring bars used in weight distribution systems will work over a range of tongue weights. The Curt # C17057 round bar weight distribution system has a maximum capacity of 14,000 gross trailer weight/1400 lbs tongue weight. That's the maximum, but the system is effective on trailers with tongue weights ranging from 1000 to 1400 lbs. In order to choose the correct system, you'll need to find the fully loaded and ready to tow tongue weight of your trailer. You'll also need to include...
    view full answer...
  • Best Weight Distribution System for C-Channel Trailer Frames
    The Curt MV Weight Distribution System part # C17057 is not ideal for c-channel trailer frames. You could still use this system on your trailer but you would want to weld steel places on the frame rails where the frame brackets of the Curt MV sit. A better option for you would be to use a system that clamps around both sides of the frame like the Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution System part # EQ37140ET. The Equal-i-zer system works with trailers that have a total tongue weight (TTW)...
    view full answer...
  • Distance from Hitch Ball to Chain Hanger Bracket When Installing Curt Weight Distribution
    The inside width of the frame channels of the Curt Hangers part # C17057 that you referenced are 3-3/16 inches. The distance from the center of the hitch ball to the center of the frame hanger will be 31 inches. If either of the two dimensions I listed would pose a problem for installing the # C17057 on your trailer you have the option of using the bolt on brackets part # C17005 which will bolt to the side of the trailer frame. This will get around the problem of a trailer frame...
    view full answer...
  • Does 2-1/2 inch Weight Distribution Shank C17128 Work with MV Curt WD # C17057
    Yes, the 2-1/2 inch weight distribution shank part # C17131 will work with the Curt MV weight distribution system part # C17057 which will allow you to not have to use a hitch reducer.
    view full answer...
  • Backing Trailer When Using Curt C17057 Weight Distribution System
    The primary weight distribution scenario where you'll need to be very careful about backing the trailer is if you were using a friction sway control unit like part # 83660. Because jackknifing the trailer would damage the unit, it's recommended that a frictions sway control unit be disabled or better yet removed from the trailer while backing. Any W/D system can be damaged if you should jackknife, but the friction unit is the most susceptible. If you're not using a friction sway control...
    view full answer...
  • Weight Distribution System Recommendation for Jayco Eagle with 1,290 lbs Unloaded 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. Since your tongue weight unloaded...
    view full answer...
  • Spring Bar Length of Curt MV Weight Distribution System # C17057
    The spring bars of the Curt MV Weight Distribution System # C17057 that you referenced are 31.67 inches in length. The lift brackets on this system should be located a minimum of 33 inches from the center of the hitch ball.
    view full answer...
  • Difference Between the Curt Weight Distribution Systems C17007 and C17057
    I checked with Curt and there isn't a difference between the Curt Weight Distribution systems part # C17007 and # C17057 that you referenced. Either part number will be for the same system. It's hard to say exactly what angle will cause problems for a WD when backing up, so the best recommendation I can make would be that if the trailer is being backed up mainly in a straight line you would be fine. But otherwise, I would recommend removing the spring bars.
    view full answer...
  • Shank Recommend for Curt Weight Distribution to Allow Trailer to Sit Level Towing V-Nose Trailer
    I can help you with both issues. What you need to allow your trailer to be towed level is a longer shank like the part # C17123 which allows for a drop of up to 8-1/4 inches which is much more than what comes with the # C17057. Then to fit the chain hangers around the V-nose of the trailer you'd want the # C17005. These can bolt underneath the V-nose on the trailer frame in the location needed so that you can hang the chains in the right location.
    view full answer...
  • Weight Distribution Recommendation for Tow Hauler with Tongue Weights from 500 to 1,500 Pounds
    Since the tongue weight of your trailer will vary from around 500 pounds up to 1,500 pounds I recommend getting one system and an additional set of spring bars so that you can cover that whole range. There isn't a system that covers that whole range with just one set of spring bars. I recommend starting with Reese Strait-Line system # RP66083 rated for 400 to 800 pounds tongue weight for when the trailer is empty and your tongue weight is around 500 pounds. Then, when the tongue weight...
    view full answer...
  • Is Weight Distribution Necessary for 34 Foot Long Camper Towed by 2014 Ford F150
    We highly recommend weight distribution any time the trailer weighs more than 50 percent of the weight of the vehicle itself, so without knowing the exact weight of your camper and truck, I'm going to make an educated guess that there's a near 100% chance that a 34 foot camper will weigh more than half the weight of your 2014 Ford F150. So yes, you will indeed need weight distribution and because the camper is pretty long, I'm also going to highly recommend a system with an integrated...
    view full answer...
  • Will Curt Weight Distribution Hitch # C17057 Fit 2 inch Hitch of 2013 Ford F-150
    The Curt weight distribution system part # C17057 that you referenced is designed to fit a 2 inch trailer hitch like what you have at the rear of your 2013 Ford F-150 5-1/2 foot bed. That doesn't necessarily mean your vehicle is going to safely be able to tow a trailer with that much weight though. You'll need to check your owners manual or with a Ford dealer to find out what your towing capacities are.
    view full answer...
  • Can a Weigh Safe Ball with Scale be Used in a Curt Weight Distribution System
    No, you would have to use a regular ball with Curt weight distribution system # C17057. There isn't enough space for the scale part of the Weigh Safe ball to fit in the lower part of a weight distribution system head and also the ball is not designed for use with weight distribution. You could instead get a separate tongue weight scale, # 5780. For a ball that will fit the Curt system you can use # 40038 for a 2 inch or # C40030 for a 2-5/16 inch.
    view full answer...
  • Recommended 2 Inch Ball for Curt 1,400 Pound Weight Distribution System
    The Curt weight distribution system # C17057 includes a bushing to use a ball with a 1 inch shank. The bushing reduces the ball hole diameter down to a 1 inch opening for ball # 40038. You don't have to use the bushing though. For a 2 inch ball that does have a 1-1/4 inch shank I recommend # A-90. I have linked videos for both balls for you. Please note that the A-90 2 inch ball has a maximum capacity of 10,000 pounds gross trailer weight. And ball 40038 has a 12,000 pound capacity....
    view full answer...
  • Curt Weight Distribution System Recommendation for 2005 Chevy Colorado Towing Enclosed Trailer
    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. The Curt part # C17057 that you...
    view full answer...
  • Recommended Sway Control/Weight Distribution for Trailer With 1500-2000 lb Tongue Weight
    The best way to proceed is to definitively identify the tongue weight of the trailer when it's loaded as it typically would be when you tow. I'll link to an article that explains a few ways to do this, but the easiest method is to use a tongue weight/payload scale like the Curt Better Weigh, part # C51701. The Better Weigh plugs into your ODBII port under the steering wheel and will communicate with your smart phone to help you determine the trailer's tongue weight. Equal-i-zer weight...
    view full answer...
  • What is the Length of the Spring Bars on Curt MV Weight Distribution System
    The length of the spring bars on the Curt MV Weight Distribution System - Round Bar - 14,000 lbs GTW, 1,400 lbs TW # C17057 is 30-5/8 inches. These are the same bars, # C17074. We do not have this weight distribution system available without the shank.
    view full answer...
  • Confirmation of Proper Wheel Well Height for Older Pro Series Weight Distribution System
    According to the installation instructions for the Pro Series 49902, once the weight distribution system is installed and properly set up, the front wheel well or fender height should be equal or less than what it was before the trailer was hitched up and the weight distribution system spring bars were hooked up. Since your 'after' wheel well or fender height was 1/8 of an inch less than what it was before and you've only settled 3/4 of an inch at the rear fender, I'd say you've got it...
    view full answer...
    Image 1 for
  • Recommended Short Arm Weight Distribution Hitch for Trailer with 1400-lbs of Tongue Weight
    I have a solution for you, but the Curt MV # C17057 that you've currently got won't accept the new components you're wanting to turn your system into a short arm weight distribution hitch. For this reason, you'll need to get a completely new weight distribution hitch. The shortest weight distribution system we have is the Curt Short-Arm Weight Distribution System with Sway Control - Trunnion Bar - 15K GTW, 1.5K TW # C17422, which has 28" long arms and is similarly rated to your # C17057....
    view full answer...
  • Chain Hanging Bracket Placement for Curt MV Weight Distribution System # C17057
    Curt does not specify bracket placement for MV Weight Distribution System # C17057. But we have found that the distance from the center of the hitch ball to the center of the frame hanger will be approximately 31 inches. I have linked a video review of this system for you. The system comes with every thing except for a ball. For a compatible 2-5/16 inch ball you can use # 19286.
    view full answer...
  • Recommended Weight Distribution For 2016 Passport Trailer With 1,200-lbs Tongue Weight
    When selecting a weight distribution system, you will want your total tongue weight to fall close to the middle of the operating range for the system you choose. The total tongue weight is the tongue weight of your trailer in its fully-loaded ready-to-tow condition added to the weight of any cargo you have behind the rear axle of your towing vehicle. When dealing with a tongue weight about 1,200 lbs I recommend using a weight distribution system along with sway control. Sway control...
    view full answer...
  • Correct Weight Distribution System for 38' Bayridge Park
    If you're just looing for a basic cost effective weight distribution system I recommend the Curt MV Weight Distribution System part # C17057 which is rated up to 1,400 lbs so there will be plenty of room for error. The only thing you'll need to complete the setup is a hitch ball, 2-5/16" part # C40030.
    view full answer...
  • Curt MV Weight Distribution Hitch for 600 lb Tongue Weight
    There is a Curt MV weight distribution hitch for a 600 lb tongue weight, but the part # C17057 is rated far too high so it will result in a very stiff ride. So instead, for your 600 lb tongue weight the correct part is the Curt MV Weight Distribution System # C17051. This is the correctly rated system for that much tongue weight, and only requires you get a hitch ball, depending on the size of your trailer coupler. You will need either 2" Hitch Ball # A-90 or 2-5/16" Hitch Ball #...
    view full answer...

Do you have a question about this Weight Distribution Hitch?




  • Why etrailer.com?

    At etrailer.com we guarantee:
  • Highest quality weight distribution hitch for the best price.

    Our Lowest Price Pledge ensures you will never overpay for the parts you need.
  • Real product know-how.

    We make sure that the products we sell are what we say they are, and that they work the way they are supposed to work. Get real advice from a real person who has the knowledge and expertise needed to solve your problem.
  • Most detailed, accurate weight distribution hitch information available.

    Because we take providing accurate product information seriously, we take our own detailed product photos, demo videos and installation videos, as well as verify measurements, instructions, and vehicle fit information.
  • Installations, made easy.

    We love helping people and have the most highly-trained customer service, hands-on experience, step by step videos and installation instructions.
  • Fast shipping.

    Your order is automatically routed to get out of our warehouse and to your door as quickly as possible. Receive free shipping on orders over $99.
  • Personalized service for life.

    We provide one-on-one, personalized service from the ordering process through the life of your product.
  • Trusted since 1946.

    We've been serving customers since our parts store first opened in 1946 and continue to be recognized by our customers, our vendors and third parties for exceptional service.
  • Returns Policy

    Need to return an item? No problem. Please read our Returns Policy for more information.

Info for this part was:

Employee Mike L
Expert Research:
Mike L
Employee Michael H
Expert Research:
Michael H
Employee Jameson C
Expert Research:
Jameson C
Employee Jeffrey L
Expert Research:
Jeffrey L
Employee Lindsey S
Edited by:
Lindsey S
Employee Cole B
Installed by:
Cole B
Employee Chelsea B
Written by:
Chelsea B
Employee Wilson B
Updated by:
Wilson B
Employee Amanda M
Updated by:
Amanda M
Employee Mike S
Updated by:
Mike S

At etrailer.com we provide the best information available about the products we sell. We take the quality of our information seriously so that you can get the right part the first time. Let us know if anything is missing or if you have any questions.


Product Experts Available Now!
Call 800-298-1624