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  6. Allows Backing Up
Curt TruTrack Weight Distribution System w/ Sway Control - Trunnion - 10,000 lbs GTW, 1,000 lbs TW

Curt TruTrack Weight Distribution System w/ Sway Control - Trunnion - 10,000 lbs GTW, 1,000 lbs TW

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

Yes, if you:

  • Hate the rigid ride you can get with other hitches that have built-in sway control
  • Want a really easy-to-set-up system with everything included
  • Have a trailer with 800 lbs – 1,000 lbs of tongue weight

No, if you:

  • Hate noise - the steel on steel brackets can create a racket, especially during turns
  • Have a lifted truck and need a decent drop
  • Put your gear through the ringer and need super-heavy-duty parts that will stand up to the abuse
Built-in, active sway control keeps your trailer in line by using specific tension points and steel-on-steel resistance. System head has 5 preset adjustment options to choose from so you can easily achieve the proper tilt. 2-5/16" Ball included. Lowest Prices for the best weight distribution hitch from Curt. Curt TruTrack Weight Distribution System w/ Sway Control - Trunnion - 10,000 lbs GTW, 1,000 lbs TW part number C17500 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-1624 for expert service.
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Curt Weight Distribution Hitch - C17500

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

Built-in, active sway control keeps your trailer in line by using specific tension points and steel-on-steel resistance. System head has 5 preset adjustment options to choose from so you can easily achieve the proper tilt. 2-5/16" Ball included.


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
  • Integrated active sway control limits side-to-side movement of trailer
    • Spring-loaded ball bearings in system head rest in detents, applying constant pressure to help trailer stay centered
    • Brackets keep spring bars in place for a rigid system that holds your trailer in line
      • No lift chains - eliminates unwanted movement of spring bars
      • Steel-on-steel friction helps to correct any sway that may occur due to winds, curvy roads, or sudden maneuvers
  • Spring bars work with brackets to transfer tongue weight evenly to the tow vehicle
    • Constructed of forged steel
    • Secure in system head with easy-to-use snap pins
  • No-drill, clamp-on brackets mount directly to your trailer frame
  • Desired tilt is easily achieved using preset positions on system head - no more piling on washer after washer
    • 5 Preset adjustment points to choose from
  • Grease zerks in trunnions make for simple maintenance
  • Black powder coat finish is durable and corrosion resistant
  • System includes head assembly, adjustable shank, spring bars, active sway control brackets, chrome hitch ball, pins and clips, 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
  • Sway control bracket positioning: 4" in from end of spring bar
  • Maximum trailer frame dimensions:
    • Height: 6"
    • Width: 4"
  • Overall height: 9-1/2"
    • Holes are spaced 1-1/4" apart on center
  • Maximum drop: 1/2"
  • Maximum rise: 6"
  • Shank measures:
    • 8" From the center of the pin hole to the center of the adjustment holes
    • 7-1/4" From the center of the pin hole to the closest edge of the vertical adjustment shank
    • 9" From the center of the pin hole to the furthest edge of the vertical adjustment shank
  • Ball size: 2-5/16"
  • Spring bar dimensions: 35" long x 1-1/4" wide
  • 10-Year limited warranty


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


Integrated Active Sway Control

The TruTrack weight distribution system works to stop trailer sway before it begins. This is achieved primarily thanks to the specially designed system head.


TruTrack Spring-Loaded Ball Bearings in Detents

On top of the trunnions, there are spring-loaded ball bearings that rest in detents built into the underside of the head. As you travel down the road normally, these ball bearings help to keep the trailer in a straight line by applying pressure inside these detents.


TruTrack Spring-Loaded Ball Bearings out of Detents

When sway occurs, the trunnions move inside the head, causing the ball bearings to come out of these detents. When this happens, the ball bearings ride along internal grooves in the head as they work to return to the detents to snap the trunnion back in place. This action effectively returns your trailer to center.


TruTrack Spring Bar Bracket

Additional sway control is created by the spring bar brackets. Most traditional weight distribution systems have spring bars that are suspended by chains. Although this ensures that the system is not so rigid as to create bounce in the trailer, it also permits a good deal of side-to-side play in the system. Allowing the spring bars to hang freely also minimizes the tension described earlier. This limits your system's ability to hold your trailer in line behind your tow vehicle.


Not only do the brackets on the TruTrack work to constantly hold your trailer in line, but they also supply friction to force it back into place should any sway occur. The concept is similar to the way in which an add-on friction sway control device functions. When each spring bar moves forward or backward, or side to side, it rubs along the bracket, creating friction. The resistance created by this action limits the movement of the spring bar, thus preventing further side-to-side movement of the trailer.


Head Tilt Adjustment

TruTrack Head Position

The TruTrack's unique head adjustment method sets it apart from traditional washer-style setups by taking the hassle and guesswork out of finding the correct tilt. The main drawback with the washer method stems from the need to add or remove washers to determine the proper tilt. So each time an adjustment is required the hitch head must be disassembled so that the washers can be either removed or stacked on, and then reassembled. Not only is this time consuming, but the trial and error necessary to determine the precise number of washers can be frustrating.


The TruTrack simplifies the entire process by giving you 5 preset adjustment points to choose from. As a result, you can quickly and conveniently achieve the proper tilt without ever needing to disassemble the head or keep track of washers. To fine-tune the system simply start out in Position 1, which is the lowest head tilt setting. This setting applies the least amount of tension to the spring bars. As you continue to adjust the head tilt, more tension will be applied to the spring bars. Work through the positions in order until the correct tilt setting is determined. Once your tow vehicle is level, use the oblong washers in conjunction with the shank bolts to secure the head to the shank in the desired position.


Forged Steel Spring Bars

The TruTrack's 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, the TruTrack's spring bars do a superior job of helping to hold your trailer in line because of their added strength and durability.


Simple Spring Bar Setup

TruTrack Spring Bar Install

The support brackets of the TruTrack easily clamp onto your trailer frame to provide the attachment points for the weight distribution spring bars. To position the spring bars on the brackets during hookup, simply use the included snap-up lever to lift each bar onto an L-shaped bracket. Then secure the bars in place with the included L-pins and clips.



17500 Curt True Track Weight Distributing Hitch w/ Sway Control - Adjustable Shank and Hitch Ball - 10K

Installation Details C17500 Installation instructions




Customer Reviews

Curt TruTrack Weight Distribution System w/ Sway Control - Trunnion - 10,000 lbs GTW, 1,000 lbs TW - C17500

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (386 Customer Reviews)

Built-in, active sway control keeps your trailer in line by using specific tension points and steel-on-steel resistance. System head has 5 preset adjustment options to choose from so you can easily achieve the proper tilt. 2-5/16" Ball included.

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This product is well worth the money, I ordered it and the only problem was UPS totally destroyed the first shipment and about half the product was missing. etrailer was very helpful and sent another hitch out very quickly and had UPS pick up the damaged parts and return them no charge. I use it on my 2013 F-150 pulling a 8.5x20 show car trailer, the trailer would sway anytime a semi would pass on the freeway and made it sometimes a white knuckle ride. But after adding this product it calmed the problem down to just a slight nudge when one passes now it was and is well worth every penny I paid for it and customer service is great with etrailer. If your having any problems with sagging (not your pants) or sway this is the perfect product.



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The hitch is great. Easy to install with nice to follow directions. The only problem is with shipping the box was destroyed and there was parts hanging out of it but everything was there. The instructions were there but they were damaged but we could still read them. My only recommendation would be for a better shipping company.



- C17500
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Put a little time into setting up the hitch and measuring your tongue weight, and this hitch allows my 1/2 ton and trailer to ride level with no issues. Thanks etrailer for always being there to answer my questions!



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So far it is great. I probably need to adjust the setup as I replaced the China bombs with some larger "E" rated tires since I originally set it up. My wife and I worked meticulously to get the setup correct when we 1st got it. We have had no sway problems with it installed - I never have tried towing my travel trailer at highway speeds without it as my 2005 F-250's factory hitch receiver specifies it requires a weight distribution to tow my approximately 8000 lb. travel trailer.



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Not too difficult to setup, maybe with the exception of getting height/ball angle correct taking a couple of tries. Works great going down the road. Decent size bridge transitions aren't uncomfortable, and passing semi trucks don't produce hairy moments. Tips: Especially when tongue weight is high, use the trailers jack to raise truck rear-end and level trailer to make it easier to install the bars. It can be basically impossible to get them up on the trailer frame brackets without doing this. Many backing situations involve very tight turns. Take the bars off for this, or your frame brackets might get pushed around, and you could have to loosen and re-position. Even forward moving very tight turns could cause the same issues.



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The hitch arrived when promised. The weekend I installed the ball and trunnion assemble on my truck. The hitch is well constructed and will be easy to adjust the lift bar angles when I get the trailer loaded. I am very pleased with the hitch.


Comments
The hitch is working fine and of course is a regular part of our camping. Easy to install and hook up.
Dan - 02/10/2021


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I bought and installed this hitch so my brother could pull my trailer across country. Installation was the Curt Tru track C17500 WDS on my 2017 Coachman Catalina Legacy Edition travel trailer, being pulled with a Ford F-150. This is the first experience I've had with installing and using a WDS. Instructions were clear and simple to follow, and after about 3 hours and going through various hitch tilt settings to get enough weight on the front axle, we were ready to go. I would have given a higher rating, but I did encounter a problem with the A-frame placement on the trailer tongue. With my tongue, it was impossible to place the A-frames at the required 4" from the end of the spring bar due to the cross support angle iron that holds my battery. At first, I tried placing the A-frames behind the angle iron, but that put them at only 3" from end of spring bar, causing the spring bar to slip out of the L-bracket on a tight turn. I ended up having to cut part of the angle iron away in order to move the A-frames far enough forward to keep this from happening. I'm just curious if others have had this same problem and if etrailer and/or Curt are aware of this potential issue, or if possibly I was sent the wrong hitch for this particular trailer. Seems to me that the spring bars should be a couple inches longer for this particular setup, to keep this from being an issue. We were on a tight schedule, so I didn't have time to contact customer service to help resolve this matter...so I just went ahead and modified the trailer as needed. Other than that, the system seems like it is going to work just fine... my brother left out today hauling the trailer from GA to AZ. We'll see how it goes.


Comments
Weight distribution systems are only specific to the tongue weight of a trailer, not to the design or the trailer make and model. Unfortunately, the sheer numbers of trailer makes and models would make it impossible to fit guide them correctly to provide fit information for specific trailers.
-- Etrailer Expert Mike L - 03/20/2018


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First off etrailer.com had a ton of information and the website was able to answer all my questions. My weight distribution hitch showed up fast and as described. Hitch was easy to install and worked exactly as described. I tow a 4000 pound camper with approx 400-800lbs of tongue weight depending on bed and camper load. I have a 2013 Toyota Tacoma. This hitch is easy to adjust and leveled the load. This hitch also allows backing up and that was a major selling point.


Comments
I will be towing up to 5500lb with my 2016 TRD OFF ROAD DC auto, Do you recommend this hitch Thanks Tom C.
-- comment by: Tom C - 10/24/2015



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Getting this system installed and leveled has been quite the challenge. I still have not quite found the correct set up but after 3 hours I had to go with the best I could get. One thing that I am surprised at (negatively) is how small the cotter pin is that holds the sway bar on the L bracket. While driving it seems like the Curt did a good job on the sway control and turning was a lot quieter than my previous hitch.



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This hitch works great. It took several tries to get it adjusted right, but once I got it right it was set for good. It is already showing signs of wear on the bars, but it seems to work even better with some wear to it. Controls sway very well. Very easy to hitch up.



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Awesome hitch, Very well made ! Shipped within a week ! etrailer always seems to have the best products at the best prices !


Comments
Still working awesome ! Very well built ! Very happy with my purchase!
Mark 2 - 05/08/2021


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I am disappointed by the weight of the hitch head. When I spoke with e-trailer, I was looking for a lighter head than my Husky (40 pounds). This one is a full 60 pounds and is a brute to lift and maneuver. No way can I lift into storage compartment or back of my truck. I am figuring out a shoulder harness system-but be warned-it is VERY heavy. I did not want to pay the restocking fee or shipping back, so am giving it a try. If it proves to be too much for me to handle, I will sell it and get something with a lighter head It came very well packed and totally intact, but I was told 2 boxes and it was one box 118 pounds. That was a big challenge! Instructions are good and it was easy to get the ball to the correct height-again the head is very heavy as you are trying to get the correct hole on the shank. Extra hands would be helpful but I'm doing this on my own. In the process of installing on trailer and had to move relays and other stuff out of the way to mount the brackets. Picture shows what I had to move. It's about 34-35" back so keep that in mind. I have a narrow frame and the bolts provided are about 1.5" longer than needed. I went and got shorter bolts because they need to be removed when adjusting brackets for a different tow vehicle. Of course you will need deep sockets, and 2 large (1 1/8 I think) for the head I haven't used it yet but heading out on long trip so it will be tested. I'm rating it before testing-one star off for the weight and difficulty moving it. Not for anyone weak!



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I bought this to replace an older style equalizer hitch (with the chain bars) and needed to add anti sway, which my old hitch did not have. Adding an anti sway bar to the old hitch would have cost a couple hundred $$ with welding and ball installation, so I opted to just start over. My application is a 24' (box length) 10000GVW toy hauler that was wagging from time to time. I have many years of towing experience with pull behinds and fifth wheels so I knew what I was looking for while shopping. I have had Curt hitches before and know that they are a quality product. The Equal-i-zer hitch was considered but it was more in cost. In the end, the mechanics of the Curt hitch were superior to the Equal-i-zer for less money. Installing the hitch was easy and took less than 2 hours. One adjustment was necessary to get the proper tension on the bars and adjust them to no more than 4" hangover on the bar tray, as well as level towing with the equalizer factor. There is no option but to get it installed correctly, so if you don't have any or limited experience with installing hitches, get help from a friend who has or get professional help. You don't want your camper flailing down the road or in the ditch because of improper hitch installation. First trip out on winding mountain roads with very windy conditions was excellent...no more wagging trailer...very impressed Backing the trailer in the campsite with relatively tight jack-knife potential angles was not a problem with no issues with the bars. I watched closely with these tight angles to make sure no problems were awaiting me, and no problems at all. Instructions recommend removing the bars with tight turning angles and that would be a good idea if the angles were were getting to extreme. So, I highly recommend this hitch for load equalization and anti sway. The Good: Easy to install Performs as expected The Bad: No torque specifications that I found for the bolts, so I just rompt on it with a breakover bar to get it tight. Installations instructions were about a C+ Hitch head itself is VERY heavy so be prepared to grunt and swear as you remove or reinstall it from your truck hitch.



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I've owned this weight distribution hitch for a year now. Hauling travel trailers and 5th wheels professionally, I needed a unit that was dependable and one that would hold up to the rigorous demands of a professional hauler. Although the shipping box took a real beating during transit, miraculously everything was there. I would highly recommend this unit to all who pull a travel trailer to their vacation destinations. This unit will give you a stress free experience with no white knuckles while passing the big rigs on the highway. The trailer will follow a straight, true track behind you. Enjoy your driving experience.



- C17500
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Setup took a little trial and error to get it right but once I got it figured out the Curt TruTrack weight distribution with sway control made such a huge difference in towing. Moving forward I would never tow my travel trailer without it.



- C17500
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First use shows that the system is quite capable, does increase stability and creates a much safer towing environment. Heads up you will need the use of a torque wrench capable of 200 lbs.



- C17500
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This tow system works well and was fairly easy to install. I've only used it to tow 8 hours so far on 2 trips once 200 miles with a marginal 1/2 ton pickup and once 200 miles with 3/4 ton diesel pickup made for hauling reaching speeds of 75 MPH going up a mountain side. The differences were only as would be expected from the differences in tow vehicles. My only concern is the weight of the hitch, I'm 68 and not getting any stronger. I'm not concerned on the lifting to install or remove the hitch head so much as moving it to and from a storage spot, such as, the garage or cargo bay in the camper. On the other hand, it's probably the bulkiness/weight of this very item that makes the system work. as I recall the price was reasonable.



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It has been a good weight dist hitch, Did it’s job so far, the anti sway works very well. I would recommend the hitch. I only have one issue with it. The silver pieces with the pins that hold the hitch in position for whatever setting you’d like from 1-5 tend to bend if you use position 5. I bought a replacement set and they bent too. It doesn’t seem they will bend enough to come out, but you may want to keep a spare set of these just in case. The pin kind of tries to peal out of its hole part way



- C17500
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Phenomenal quality and operation. Completely damps out any sway no matter how the trailer is loaded.



- C17500
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Ordered online and then made a second order. Called first thing in a.m. to have orders combined in order to save on shipping. Customer service was excellent. 3 to 5 Day Shipping arrived in 4 business days. Curt Tru Track works great. I cant believe the difference in towing. Smooth and straight as an arrow! The product was easy to put together and instructions were simple. I started putting it on at dusk and finished by the light of streetlight with no big issues. Easy to adjust! I installed this unit after talking to some professionals. They said going up on tongue weight is not a big issue. The Tru Track is rated for 1000lb GTW. My application is on Jeep Grand Cherokee with 500 lb tongue weight capacity and 5000lb Gross Tow Capacity. Havent tried all competitor brands but very happy with the product!



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The original shipment was damaged in shipping (I never saw it myself and did not refuse shipment). The replacement system arrived yesterday, I unpackaged it and found everything in great shape. Even though I have not installed it yet, I do thank etrailer for great customer service!



- C17500
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Excellent advice on a receiver hitch and then delivered two days earlier than promised Fairly easy install even though I knew almost nothing about this type of hitch



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Excellent hitch makes towing the trailer a breeze and has held up extremely well.


Comments
I could not be more pleased with the hitch after a year of service towed several times never an issue can always back up without a problem and keeps trailer straight
Michael A - 06/08/2021


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First time using or installing a weight distributing hitch. Directions and video's online were clear and took me a couple hours to complete. Used it once so far for about 50 miles and works good. Had no sway problems towing with 1/2 ton truck on interstate up to 70MPH.



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I won’t even attempt to pull a trailer without this hitch! I have a 27 ft Jayco travel trailer and Ican’t even tell it back there, even in light wind and especially when you have a 18 wheeler pass you and there’s no sway or loss of control ! I highly recommend this hitch , take your time on the installation and then it easy to hook up! Then just go and enjoy your time with a lot less towing worries.


Comments
Works exactly as advertised, I haven’t had any issues with this hitch and would still recommend it to any novice or long time RV people. Hope this pandemic end soon so we can all go enjoy our selves outdoors again!
Steve L - 03/31/2020


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    The Curt TruTrack Weight Distribution System part # C17500 which is rated for up to 10,000 lbs gross trailer weight and 1,000 lbs tongue weight would work but it wouldn't perform as well as the Curt TruTrack Weight Distribution System part # C17499 which is rated for 8,000 lbs gross trailer weight and 800 lbs tongue weight on a 5,000 lbs trailer which will likely have an actual tongue weight once loaded anywhere from 500 lbs - 750 lbs. That said, if you were to go with the lower rated...
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    I have some good news to offset some of that anger from recently being scammed. We do indeed have all of the replacement parts available for the Curt TruTrack Weight Distribution System # C17500 and I will list them out below. Replacement L-Pins and Clips # C17513 Replacement Spring Bar Lift Tool # C17512 Replacement Trunnion Spring Bar (quantity of 1) # C17536 Replacement Frame Brackets # C17508 Replacement Hardware Kit # C17550 Replacement Head # C17507 I have also attached...
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    The total weight of the Curt TruTrack part # C17500 is 115 lbs. What's interesting about weight distribution systems is that the weight of the system doesn't add to the tongue weight of the trailer since essentially it becomes a part of the trailer hitch which our manufacturers have told us is why this is. I looked up the towing capacity of the 2019 Ford Ranger and it appears to be 350 lbs but you should verify this as well in your owners manual. Also worth mentioning is that it looks...
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    For your Curt TruTrack Weight Distribution System (10,000/1,000 pounds) # C17500 the correct replacement spring bar is the part # C17536. The shorter 28-1/2" bars that you currently have are no longer made. This replacement bar measures 35 inches long and is completely compatible with your existing Curt head (which we have verified with the manufacture), but you will need to replace both bars so that they have an equal length. I have attached a short video review that you can check out...
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    To use the Curt TruTrack Weight Distribution System w/ Sway Control - Trunnion - 10,000 lbs GTW, 1,000 lbs TW # C17500 with a 2-1/2" trailer hitch receiver I recommend the Curt Weight Distribution Shank for 2-1/2" Hitches # C17131. Now before you purchase the # C17500 I recommend confirming that the total tongue weight of your setup is between 800-1000lbs. 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...
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  • Trailer Frame Bracket Mounting Location for Curt TruTrack Weight Distribution System
    According to the folks at Curt, the trailer mounted spring bar brackets would mount approximately 31 inches rearward on the trailer frame members from the centerline of the trailer ball. The # C17500 Curt TruTrack weight distributon system is desinged for trailers with tongue weights ranging from 800-1000 lbs. The TruTrack is also available in two other capacities, # C17499 for a trailer tongue weight ranging from 500-800 lbs and # C17501 for tongue weights of 1000-1500 lbs. I'll...
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  • Best Curt TruTrack Weight Distribution System for Trailer with 400 Pound Tongue Weight
    When picking out a weight distribution system it's important to make sure your setup's total tongue weight, which includes the loaded tongue weight of the trailer along with any added cargo weight coming from behind the rear axle of your tow vehicle, falls comfortably within its weight capacity range. If your trailer's loaded tongue weight will be around 400 pounds the Curt TruTrack Weight Distribution System # C17500, which has a tongue weight capacity of 800 to 1,000 pounds, will definitely...
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  • Can Curt TruTrack Weight Distribution Have Tongue Weight Rating of Spring Bars Increased
    The two Curt systems you have are very similar but to swap bars between the two you'd have to also swap the heads since the bars are different sized. So for a head you'd need the part # C17509 and the bars # C17537 and you'd have upgraded your system to the higher rated 1,000 lbs - 1,500 lbs tongue weight setup. In general we recommend people set up their WD systems on vehicles with air ride by first putting the weight of the trailer on the ball mount, letting it settle, and then run...
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  • Weight Distribution for a Trailer with 550 to 1,000 Pounds Tongue Weight
    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 and ready to tow, and adding to that the weight of anything loaded behind the rear axle of the tow vehicle. At 550 to 1,000 pounds that is a fairly good range. there are a couple of weighs to approach this. You can choose a system that has a tongue weight capacity range that covers most the that. There are systems...
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  • Difference Between Curt Weight Distribution Systems C17500 and C17501
    The difference between the two systems is that the Curt TruTrack # C17500 has a tongue weight capacity between 800 lbs and 1,000 lbs with a maximum gross towing weight of 10,000 lbs while the Curt TruTrack # C17501 has a tongue weight capacity between 1,000 lbs and 1,500 lbs with a maximum gross towing weight of 15,000 lbs. This is important because in order to choose the best weight distribution system you will first need to know your total tongue weight (TTW), which is the tongue weight...
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  • Installation of Curt TruTrack Weight Distribution System on 2017 GMC Yukon Denali with Autolevel
    The Curt TruTrack Weight Distribution System w/ Sway Control # C17500 should be installed when you have your 2017 GMC Yukon Denali turned off. This will ensure you have the proper function and alignment. Then when your autoleveling system activates it will adjust properly for the best function. Do all of your measuring and adjusting with the system off. Then when the system activates the adjustments needed will be minor and you won't be overworking your system.
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  • Length of Spring Bars on Curt TruTrack 17500 Weight Distribution System
    I checked and the spring bars of the Curt TruTrack Weight Distribution System # C17500 are 35" long and 1-1/4" wide and based on your photo and the necessary positioning of the brackets. I do have a solution which could work for you, however. Since the TruTrack you asked about would be for a 900 lb total tongue weight I assume that you need a system with that tongue weight rating. The Equal-i-zer # EQ37120ET has brackets that can be positioned 27" - 32" from the center of the coupler. It...
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  • Curt TruTrack Weight Distribution Makes Noise when Taking Sharp Turns
    What you are hearing with your Curt TruTrack Weight Distribution System w/ Sway Control - Trunnion - 10,000 lbs GTW, 1,000 lbs TW Item # C17500 is normal. Weight distribution systems with built-in sway control are noisy when turning because the sway control feature is providing resistance. Since this is a friction sway control system there is metal on metal contact so when it's working it will make noise.
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  • Bent Head Tilt Spacers on the Curt TruTrack Weight Distribution System
    You can attach the photos in response to this email. It would also help if I knew the part number of the product you were referring to.
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  • Replacement Suspension Components for Keystone Bullet Premier with Dexter 13-148 Equalizer
    To change your equalizers on your 2013 Keystone Bullet Premier we don't have the exact equalizer you are seeking. Your premier I believe has the 42 inch on center axles which is a wider stance than standard, so changing other components like leaf springs and shackle straps will be required if changing your equalizer. I'm happy to assist with getting you a system that will work for you, but I will need to know your hanger measurements from center of hole to center of hole, the eye to...
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  • Shank for Curt TruTrack Weight Distribution System that Fits a 2-1/2 Inch Trailer Hitch Receiver
    I've attached a link of all the 2-1/2 inch shanks that will fit your Curt TruTrack Weight Distribution System # C17500. You can look for the drop you need. The Reese Titan # RP54977 has a 5-3/4 inch drop.
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  • Correct Curt Weight Distribution System for Towing a 2018 Keystone Bullet Premier Ultra Light 30RIPR
    It looks like your current system is a Curt MV like part # C17052 which is supposed to help with the distribution of weight but doesn't include any sway control. This is why you were having issues with the wind. There are friction sway control bars like part # 17200 that you can add to your system but they are not as effective as a system that has the sway control integrated into it. The Curt TruTrack Weight Distribution (WD) # C17500 does have integrated sway control so it will help...
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  • Troubleshooting Truck Sag with Trailer and Weight Distribution System Connected on 2019 Ram 1500
    The Curt TruTrack Weight Distribution System w/ Sway Control # C17500 you referenced is rated for total tongue weights between 800 and 1000 lbs. Based on your camper dry weight, it does appear that once loaded and with any cargo behind the rear axle of your truck you should be in the appropriate range. I've attached some articles to assist. If you aren't getting any difference in sag between when the system is engaged and when the bars aren't under load, then it appears you may not...
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  • Can You Back Up with a Curt Weight Distribution System Installed
    You can back up with the Curt Weight Distribution system part # C17500 that you referenced as long as you are backing mainly in a straight line. Some systems are more strict on this than others, but basically you don't want to end up in a jack knife situation with a WD system installed as it will bind up the bars so bad that something can break or the bars will fall out. For a similar system that does not come with a hitch ball so that you can install and use a 2 inch ball like part...
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