1. Weight Distribution Hitch
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  3. 900 lbs
  4. WD With Sway Control
  5. Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  6. Reduces Sway
Curt MV Weight Distribution System w/ Friction Sway Control - Round Bar - 10K GTW, 1K TW

Curt MV Weight Distribution System w/ Friction Sway Control - Round Bar - 10K GTW, 1K TW

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

Yes, if you:

  • Have a trailer with 800 lbs – 1,000 lbs of tongue weight that sways every now and then
  • Want everything to be included so no additional shopping is needed
  • Have a long trailer that might end up needing a sway bar on each side

No, if you:

  • Have a trailer with surge brakes
  • Need intensive sway control
  • Have a van or low-riding car that requires more ground clearance than you can get with round bars
Keep your trailer in line with this system that uses a telescoping bar with friction pads to correct trailer sway. Built-in grease zerks in the head provide simple maintenance. Includes an adjustable shank and pre-torqued 2-5/16" hitch ball. Lowest Prices for the best weight distribution hitch from Curt. Curt MV Weight Distribution System w/ Friction Sway Control - Round Bar - 10K GTW, 1K TW part number C17062 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Curt Weight Distribution Hitch - C17062

  • 900 lbs
  • WD With Sway Control
  • Curt
  • Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  • Reduces Sway
  • Does Not Allow Backing Up
  • Includes Shank
  • Bar Style
  • Electric Brake Compatible

Keep your trailer in line with this system that uses a telescoping bar with friction pads to correct trailer sway. Built-in grease zerks in the head provide simple maintenance. Includes an adjustable shank and pre-torqued 2-5/16" hitch ball.


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
  • Friction sway control reduces sway caused by winds, passing traffic, curving roads, or sudden maneuvers
    • Adjustable tension lets you set the perfect amount of control and resistance
    • Built-in lever engages and disengages the system
    • Easy to remove - simply unclip the bar unit from each attachment ball
  • 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, 2-5/16" hitch ball with 1-1/4" diameter shank, sway control bar, spring bars, lift brackets and chains, snap-up handle, pin and clip, and all necessary hardware


Specs:

  • Tongue weight: 800 lbs - 1,000 lbs
  • Maximum gross towing weight: 10,000 lbs
  • Application: 2" x 2" trailer hitch receivers rated for use with weight distribution systems
  • Maximum rise: 7"
  • Maximum drop: 2-1/2"
  • Ball size: 2-5/16"
  • 1-Year limited warranty


Note: Not for use on trailers with surge brakes. It is recommended that you remove this sway control unit before backing up/reversing and before towing in slippery conditions such as on wet, icy, gravel, or snow-covered roads.


Included w/ SystemRequired - Sold SeparatelyOptional Add-Ons
  • Adjustable Shank
  • System Head
  • 2-5/16" Torqued Chrome Hitch Ball
  • Lift Brackets
  • Spring Bars
  • Lift Bar
  • Hitch Pin and Clip
  • Bar-Style Friction Sway Control Unit
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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.


Friction Sway Control

The included friction-style sway control unit reduces trailer sway caused by winds, passing traffic, curving roads, or sudden maneuvers. As soon as your trailer begins to move out of line, the friction pads inside the unit touch one another and create resistance to help prevent further side-to-side movement. To install the unit, simply mount the ball-and-plate assembly to your trailer's frame with the included self-tapping screws, and attach the sway control ball to the head of your weight distribution hitch. Then attach the bar to both of the balls and secure it in place with the included clips.


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.



17062 Curt MV Round Bar Weight Distribution Complete Kit with Sway Control

Installation Details C17062 Installation instructions




Customer Reviews

Curt MV Weight Distribution System w/ Friction Sway Control - Round Bar - 10K GTW, 1K TW - C17062

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (128 Customer Reviews)

Keep your trailer in line with this system that uses a telescoping bar with friction pads to correct trailer sway. Built-in grease zerks in the head provide simple maintenance. Includes an adjustable shank and pre-torqued 2-5/16" hitch ball.

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Well made and heavy duty. The Curt MV Weight Distribution System is complete with nothing else to buy. Great price, fast shipping. Shipping package wasn't strong enough to support the heavy weight. Although the carton was in bad shape when it arrived there was no damage. 603557


Comments
Great product. I would never tow my 26’ box trailer without it. Equalizer Hitch is the only way to go and the Curt unit is great.
Peter J - 02/09/2020

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Product came fast. However other package is taking longer to arrive. Havent heard anything as to where my other package is and that one was ordered before this package 394494



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I ask Sal for some advise on what hitch i needed. He told me and it was the right one. Thank you etrailer. I have bought a lot of hitches from them. always had good luck with them. I like etrailers service . Good shipping, came on the day they said it would. i will buy from them again. Thank you Sam Thomas . they sell a very good product 464902



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We had the Curt MV Weight Distribution System w/ Friction Sway Control - Round Bar - 10K GTW, 1K TW - once before and just love. It was easy to order. The salesman was great and follow up ever step of the way. 454135



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Ordered Curt equalizer hitch with draw bar. Excellent price and service. Ordered at 11:30 Tuesday morning and it arrived at 3:30 two days later (Thursday). Great service. I haven't installed the unit yet, but all parts are in the box and in excellent condition. 236899



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Going on a year, and this hitch is great and a good value. The problem I had with the hitch I'd had previously was that the arms were too heavy for me to manage. I think this hitch works better for my implementation (I tow 30 feet with a Chevy Tahoe) than the old one, plus I can handle the entire thing myself. I feel in control even in high wind. Also- great service from e-trailer. A few weeks ago, one of the arms got stuck and customer service was able to help me solve the problem. 736363



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This was my first time buying a weight distribution system, but I'm very pleased with this product. etrailer has by far the best price, and with free shipping on this product, it was a no-brainer. The system is a heavy steel (100lbs) that seems of good quality that should last many years. Good directions for installation comes in the box, but I also viewed a YouTube video produced by etrailer which I found very helpful. I would like to thank etrailer for their fantastic customer service. I got an email notification that my package had arrived, but when I got home it wasn't there. I called etrailer and on the second ring a customer service employee picked up the phone. The employee contacted UPS for me and called me back within 10 minutes telling me UPS would contact me within the hour. 20 minutes later UPS contacted me who told me the driver had brought the package to the wrong house, but would bring it to my house. About 15 minutes later my package was delivered. I truly appreciate etrailer's customer service, and the fact I spoke to a real person. I would definitely recommend etrailer to anyone. 450569



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The Curt Hitch setup works great and after towing over 120 days this past year, I have had no problems. The only thing I would improve on is probably impossible (the weight of the components). 625351



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The hitch kit arrived in record time and didn't cost me a thing extra! The chains were already attached which cut down on assembly time. Although the instructions are a little confusing when it comes to measurements and where to measure and when, but they seem to be complete. The only thing negative I can say is be prepared to pull the hitch head off the shank a couple times to adjust the number of washers (as it does say that in the instructions). I assembled mine per instructions (except I tightened the head bolts too soon) figuring with the ball tilted back just a little, it would hook right up. Turns out, I cant even attach the last link to the clevis as it is too far back. Sooooo tomorrow I will take the head apart and remove a couple washers on the rivet and try it again. Overall, I think it will do a fine job in distributing the weight through out the truck vs all in the rear. The friction bar was easy to install too. Our camper already had a sway control at one point, so all the holes were there. We did purchase an additional Curt friction bar for the drivers side and installed it too. We haven't towed the camper yet with this set up (as stated above, its not quite assembled correctly yet) but am planning on the maiden voyage this weekend. Thanks ETRAILER for another sweet deal on quality products! 268114


Comments
Still working Great! The only negative thing I have seen is there are some marks where the friction bars have contacted the hitch head, so either the ball mounts on the trailer are too low, or the hitch head is tilted back too far to properly accommodate the friction bars correctly.
Dave K - 07/05/2017

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The angle of the hitch head may be a factor, but commonly we see damage to the anti-sway bars when they are not removed while backing-up. This system is not designed to be used while backing up your trailer.

-- Rachael H - 7/5/2017


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Excellent product(Curt Weight Distribution & Sway control) at a great price. Install was a breeze. Hoping to use it for many years to come. Thanks etrailer.com for the great product at a great price and very fast shipping. It's great to find such great service these days. 364835


Comments
No problems at all. Went from Arkansas to Arizona and here and there and in between. Worked excellently.
Mike G - 04/09/2018

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The service was perfect and the timing was great. Keep up the good work. 242936



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The hitch is of high quality. It took me about 45 minutes with double checking everything, I didn’t have to mount the sway bar ball on trailer, already had one. I’ve only put about fifty miles on it just to test and get the feel of it, I’m vary happy with! First photo standered hitch 3/4 lift, second photo Curt distribution hitch and sway bar. 647696



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owned this for about a year now. i use it on my 6000 pound camper. it has worked perfectly. The sway bar has worked very well when i had a side wind 552218



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I pull a 27 ft. Enclosed trailer with 2 Polaris Razors about 5000 load this hitch has been great trailer sits nice and level and with the sway control I don't feel trailer swaying at all only takes a few minutes to setup. I would definitely recommend this product. 819852



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The Curt Weight Distribution Hitch has worked great for our travel trailer. I highly recommend it. 814619



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Very good product. Had all the pieces I needed to install. Only wish the pictures on the directions were a little clearer. But the product exceeded expectations. 798385



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Easy to install. Only drawback is that it has developed a little surface rust in 12 months. 783426



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Great product it eliminated not only trailer sway but by leveling tow vehicle took care of front end feeling like its floating giving you back safer steering control. Took a little time to properly setup but well worth it when done. 777741



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Looks great, shipped well 773101



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High quality. Nice paint finish, nice chrome finish. Easy to follow instructions. 771986



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Works great! 767036



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Good product at a good price. Very happy with it. I have had more expensive weight distribution hitches that don't do any more or better than this one. I haul my 27' camper with no issues. 764790



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Wow..super fast shipping. It probably helped that one of the distribution centers is only 10 miles from my house, but still really fast. I sold my old weight distribution hitch and sway control with my last camper. Didn't want to buy a new one and was hoping the rv dealer would through one in. But they wanted $400 for a used set.. i found this one on etrailer and it is the exact same one I had and the same one the dealer wanted to sell me used. This one was half the price and works perfectly! Thanks for a great product. 762844



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I really don't need alot of what I put on my rig but it's always better safe than sorry and with etrailers prices it's ok. 761720



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I can't lift the box the stabilizer came in, to me that indicated a quality product - made out of solid parts. Anyway, I chose Curt because friends had them on their trailers and were completely satisfied with the products performance. Good enough for me...... 756830


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Ask the Experts about this Curt Weight Distribution Hitch

  • Weight Distribution Hitch Recommendation for Trailer with 755 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 a loaded tongue weight of 755...
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  • Will Curt Replacement Spring Bar # C17113 Fit Higher Rated Curt Weight Distribution System # C17062
    You can indeed swap out the spring bars on the Curt MV Weight Distribution System # C17062 with the lower rated Curt Spring Bar # C17113 to bring its tongue weight capacity range down to 600 to 800 pounds. The bars feature the same diameter and are interchangeable on your system. No additional hardware will be needed when making this conversion. This is a perfect solution if you switch to a lighter trailer so that the system won't be over-rated, which can cause a pretty rough ride that...
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  • Can Curt MV Weight Distribution System Be Ordered with 2 inch Hitch Ball
    We have a version of the Curt MV WD system part # C17062 that you referenced which doesn't come with a ball which then allows you to add the size needed to your order. For that you'd want the # C17052 and the Curt ball # 40038 which is a 2 inch hitch ball that also has the correct shank dimensions to fit this system. Then to add on the sway control unit you'd also want the part # 17200.
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  • Can the 10K Curt MV Weight Distribution System Be Upgraded to the 14K
    The Curt MV Weight Distribution System part # C17062 would not be very effective with a 14,000 lb trailer. However, you can make it effective with this weight by upgrading to the Replacement Spring Bar for Curt MV Weight Distribution System part # C17074. This upgraded spring bar will be a direct fit. The hitch ball will not need to be replaced.
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  • Drop Shank that Fits 2-1/2 inch Hitch for Use with Curt MV Weight Distribution System
    Since you'd need more drop than what the shank of the Curt MV Weight Distribution System # C17062 provides you may as well go with a drop shank that fits a 2-1/2 inch hitch directly without needing the adapter sleeve like the Curt shank part # C17132 which fits the hitch size and provides up to 8 inches of drop.
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  • Sway Control Recommendation for Vehicle with 1-1/4 inch Hitch
    We have friction sway control units that will work great to prevent the type of sway you are describing. For that the Curt part # 17200 would be a really great option. You'd use the bracket part # RP26005 installed on your hitch ball and then you'd be set. Friction sway control was designed to fight the exact type of sway you mentioned that is caused by wind from passing semis or just high winds in general. Proper trailer loading makes the biggest difference in preventing sway as well....
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution Hitch for Jayco Hummingbird Towed By 2019 Toyota Highlander
    I have a solution for you, but the Curt MV Weight Distribution Hitch # C17062 is not going to be a good fit for you because it's rated for a much higher weight at 1000-lbs tongue weight and 10,000-lbs towing weight, than is required for your Jayco Hummingbird. While the towing capacity is important, the tongue weight of your trailer is equally, if not more important. With a trailer that weighs in around 3200-33000-lbs total, you can expect your tongue weight to be anywhere from 10-15% of...
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  • Can You Back Up With a Weight Distribution System Connected
    With weight distribution backing up is possible with the system installed, but you will have to make sure you are backing up mainly in a straight line. If there is any chance you could end up with your trailer jackknifed you will want to remove the spring bars.
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution For Pulling 2016 Jayco x23b
    This weight distribution hitch # C17062 is a great value and will work with your 2014 Dodge Durango. Just a heads up to be cognizant of your 2016 Jayco x23b's FULLY loaded trailer weight. I have attached an article on how to accurately measure tongue weight. This system can handle up to 1,000lbs in TW. The above system is rated for 800-1000lbs TW. If you fully load your trailer to 5000lbs and you have 15 percent tongue weight you will be under 800 pounds. If we add what you will have...
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  • Weight Distribution System For Small 2,000 Pound Trailer
    Just to be accurate, when referring to tongue weight, it is the tongue weight of your loaded trailer plus the weight of the cargo that sits behind the rear axle of your vehicle. When measuring trailer TW the best way is to use a tongue weight scale # 5780, TW is typically about 10 to 15 percent of the Gross Towing Weight. I want to make sure that your 2,000lb trailer is fully loaded and the 450lb TW is accurate to ensure a safe tow and the correct recommendations are being made. If...
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  • Bolt On Curt Weight Distribution Frame Brackets Recommendation
    Curt offers a chain hanger that is designed to bolt to the side of a trailer frame, part # C17005. You could easily use these with the Curt kit part # C17062 that you referenced. I am sure welding or bolting on the hangers that come with the kit would be fine, but it's not the recommended way to install them.
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  • Replacement Parts for Curt 10K MV Weight Distribution System
    The Curt MV Weight Distribution System part # C17062 is composed of the following parts: Curt Spring Bar Retainer Package for Round Bar Style Weight Distribution part # 17109 2-5/16" Hitch Ball - 1-1/4" Diameter x 2-5/8" Long Shank - Chrome - 10,000 lbs part # A-6 Replacement Lift Handle for Curt Weight Distribution Systems part # C17112 Replacement Lift Bracket for Curt Weight Distribution Systems part # C17008 Replacement Bolt Kit for Curt MV Weight Distribution Systems part #...
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  • Weight Distribution System Compatible With Lifted Truck
    The Curt MV Weight Distribution System w/ Friction Sway Control - Round Bar - 10K GTW, 1K TW # C17062 is not available without the shank. For your raised truck, you can interchange companies for the shank head, however the companies may void your warranty. I recommend using the Curt Welded Weight Distribution Shank 7" - 10 Hole Adjustment # C17123, for your lifted truck. This will give you a maximum drop of 5-5/8 inches. If you need a bigger drop than that, you will need to use # C17124.
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  • Length Of Spring Bars on The Curt and Pro Series Weight Distribution Systems
    Most weight distribution spring bars are about the same length. Typically they are either 29 or 31 inches in length. The spring bars of the Curt # C17062 would be 30-5/8 inches, and the bars of the # PS49583 would be 31-1/4 inches.
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  • Comparing Curt MV Weight Distribution System # 17062 to Curt System 17022
    The Curt MV Weight Distribution System w/ Friction Sway Control - Round Bar # C17062 and the 17022 you referenced is basically the difference between the old style and new style according to my contact at Curt. The newer style # C17062 has a built in grease zerk for easy maintenance where the older 17022 will require you to add grease to the round bar sleeve in the head with the bar removed and cleaning up the excess versus simply using a grease gun. I've attached a review video to assist.
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  • How to Use a Curt Weight Distribution System on a V-Nose Trailer
    The spring bars of the Curt Weight Distribution System # C17062 that you referenced are 30-5/8 inches in length. A better solution for you might be the Curt Short Arm System part # C17332 that has the same weight rating as the system you referenced except the bars are 2 inches shorter. Otherwise you may have to go with chain hangers that bolt to the side of the trailer frame like part # RP58305. These don't require any clearance above the trailer frame for install so they should work well.
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  • Curt Weight Distribution for a 2007 Honda Pilot and Forest River Shamrock Trailer
    You can use a weight distribution hitch with your 2007 Honda Pilot provided that the hitch is rated for use with weight distribution (should be a sticker on the hitch with this information) and that the weight distribution system is set up properly to avoid reducing handling, stability, and braking performance. To choose a weight distribution system you will need to go by the total tongue weight of the set up. This is calculated by taking the tongue weight of the trailer, when loaded...
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  • How Much Does Curt MV Weight Distribution System # C17062 Weigh
    Curt MV Weight Distribution System # C17062 has a shipping weight of 101 pounds but will weigh slightly less without the packaging. But that really doesn't matter because the weight of the weight distribution system is not factored into the tongue weight of the trailer. This is because it is supporting itself when there is tension on the spring bars.
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  • Comparing Curt 10k And 14k Weight Distribution Systems And Determining Fit
    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. 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. If your trailer is 5,000lbs fully loaded, the # C17062 would be the better option but with much more weight added the...
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution for Camper w/ 600 lb Tongue Weight Pulled by Chevy Trailblazer
    Your trailer won't have enough tongue weight to get the spring bars of the Curt # C17062 Weight distribution system to flex, it'll make for a rough ride and the system won't distribute enough (if any) tongue weight to the front vehicle axle to level your ride height. I'd recommend a lower rated system like the Pro Series # PS49582 which is rated for tongue weights ranging from 550 to 750 lbs. Ideally, you want the fully loaded and ready to tow tongue weight of your trailer (including...
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  • How Much Does the Curt MV Weight Distribution System part # C17062 Weigh
    The Curt MV Weight Distribution system part # C17062 that you referenced weighs 101 lbs.
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  • What Size Socket Do I Need to Remove the Hitch Ball on a Curt Weight Distribution System
    The Curt MV Weight Distribution System part # C17062 uses a hitch ball with a 1-1/4" shank which means you will need a 1-7/8" socket part # ALL643216 in order to remove it.
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  • Shank Size of Curt Weight Distribution Hitch
    The Curt MV Weight Distribution System # C17062 comes with a 2-5/16" hitch ball that has a shank with a 1-1/4" diameter.
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  • Replacement Ball Recommendation for Curt Sway Control
    Yes, we offer the replacement ball for the Curt WD System with Sway Control part # C17062 as part # C40093.
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  • How to Pick Out Weight Distribution System When Carrying Truck Bed Camper
    Your best solution for determine the loaded tongue weight is going to be to contact the manufacturer of your camper and ask them how much weight of the camper is going to end up behind the rear axle. If the camper weighs 4,000 lbs in the be of your truck you could be looking at a wide range of tongue weight to consider. The tongue weight capacity of the SuperTruss Extension would not need to consider the tongue weight added by the camper, but when picking out a weight distribution system...
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  • Is it Normal to Have Noise from Trailer Weight Distribution/Sway Control System
    Trailer weight distribution/sway control systems like Curt # C17062, which uses the friction bar type anti-sway, and even the integrated anti-sway systems built into other weight distribution systems like the Equal-I-zer # EQ37120ET will generate some noise. Since they use friction to control/prevent sway some noise is inevitable, even when everything is set up correctly. Depending on the particular system and driving conditions this noise can be enough for you to hear it in the vehicle....
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution Kit for Heartland Prowler 26P RLS Travel Trailer
    According to the information I was able to locate online, your Heartland Prowler 26P RLS has a GVWR rating of 9000 lbs, which means when fully loaded with gear, 9000 lbs is the maximum the travel trailer can weigh. To choose the proper weight distribution system, you'll need to positively identify the trailer's tongue weight, since w/d systems are classified by how much tongue weight they can handle. I'll link you to an FAQ article that explains how to determine your trailer's fully...
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  • Comparing Trunnion and Round Bar Weight Distribution Systems
    Both round and trunnion bar systems are equally as effective, but a round bar system won't have as much ground clearance under it as a trunnion bar system. This is because the bars attach to the weight distribution head from underneath. If your tow vehicle is a full sized pick-up or SUV, a round bar system would work just fine. If you're towing with a small crossover or a minivan (anything with little ground clearance) you'd definitely want to go with a trunnion bar system. To choose...
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  • Can Extra Sway Control be Added on Curt Weight Distribution System with Sway Control
    The Curt Weight Distribution System with Sway Control, # C17062, has built in friction sway control. You may find this system to meet your needs as is, however you do have the option of adding an additional Curt Friction Sway Control for Weight Distribution System, # 17200, to the other side for increased sway control and friction on both sides of the trailer. The typical requirements for using 2 sway-control bars are if your Gross Towing Weight is between 6,000 and 10,000 lbs or if your...
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