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Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution w/ 4-Point Sway Control - No Shank - 10,000 lbs GTW, 1,000 lbs TW

Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution w/ 4-Point Sway Control - No Shank - 10,000 lbs GTW, 1,000 lbs TW

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

Yes, if you:

  • Have a trailer with 600 lbs – 1,000 lbs of tongue weight that has a significant problem tracking behind your vehicle
  • Want an American-made system that lasts from an industry-leading brand
  • Have a lifted truck and won't be able to use the standard shank that typically comes with these hitches

No, if you:

  • Hate noise - the steel on steel brackets can create a racket, especially during turns
  • Might be upgrading to a heavier trailer and would want to transfer your hitch to it
  • Don't have a big problem with trailer sway - you might just end up with a really rigid ride
Steel-on-steel friction works to prevent and correct trailer sway in this unique weight distribution system. Sway control brackets ensure that your trailer stays in line with your tow vehicle. Shank sold separately. 2-5/16" Hitch ball included. Lowest Prices for the best weight distribution hitch from Equal-i-zer. Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution w/ 4-Point Sway Control - No Shank - 10,000 lbs GTW, 1,000 lbs TW part number EQ37101ET can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-1624 for expert service.
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Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution Hitch

  • 700 lbs
  • 800 lbs
  • 900 lbs
  • Equal-i-zer
  • WD With Sway Control
  • Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  • Allows Backing Up
  • Shank Not Included
  • Prevents Sway
  • Electric Brake Compatible
  • Surge Brake Compatible
  • 4-Point

Steel-on-steel friction works to prevent and correct trailer sway in this unique weight distribution system. Sway control brackets ensure that your trailer stays in line with your tow vehicle. Shank sold separately. 2-5/16" Hitch ball included.


Features:

  • Evenly distributes weight over axles of tow vehicle and trailer for stability and control
    • Creates a level ride for both tow vehicle and trailer
  • Integrated 4-Point Sway Control limits side-to-side movement
    • Brackets keep spring bars in place for a rigid system that holds trailer in line
    • Steel-on-steel friction helps to minimize sway caused by winds or sudden maneuvers
    • No lift chains - eliminate unwanted movement
  • Unique design makes system compatible with surge-type brake actuators
  • Spring bars flex for a controlled, even ride
    • Constructed of chromoly steel for superior dexterity and spring
  • No-drill, clamp-on brackets can be adjusted along the trailer frame
    • Accommodates frame-mounted items such as gas tanks, battery boxes, toolboxes, or generators
  • Desired tilt is achieved with traditional washer design
    • Add or remove washers from spacer rivet to tilt head up or down
  • Dipped steel construction is durable and corrosion resistant
  • Snap-up lever eases installation by reducing lifting required by trailer jack
  • System includes head assembly, spring bars, sway control brackets, hitch ball, lift handle, and all necessary hardware
    • Adjustable shank sold separately
    • 1-7/8" Thin walled socket (EQ70-00-4800 - sold separately) recommended for hitch ball installation
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Tongue weight: 600 lbs - 1,000 lbs
  • Gross towing weight: 10,000 lbs
  • Ball size: 2-5/16"
  • Fits: 2" x 2" trailer hitch receivers rated for use with weight distribution systems
  • Sway control bracket positioning: 27" - 32" back from center of coupler
  • Maximum trailer frame height: 6"
  • Spring bar dimensions: 36" long x 1-3/8" wide
  • Limited lifetime warranty


Included w/ SystemRequired - Sold SeparatelyOptional Add-Ons

90-00-1001 Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution Hitch

  • Weight Distribution Head
  • 2-5/16" Chrome Hitch Ball
  • 2 Sway Control Brackets
  • 2 Spring Bars
  • Snap-up Lever
  • Spacer Rivet and Washers
  • Necessary Installation Hardware
  • Adjustable Shank
  • Thin Walled Socket for Installation of Hitch Ball

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.


Features of the Equal-i-zer

Head Tilt Adjustment

Controlling head tilt with traditional washer method

The Equal-i-zer weight distribution system uses the traditional washer-style adjustment method to achieve the perfect tilt. Controlling the head tilt helps you to fine-tune the leverage on your entire system, making it easier to install and hook up the spring bars. To adjust the tilt, simply slide washers onto the spacer rivet and insert the rivet into the head assembly. To increase the angle, add a washer. To reduce the angle, remove a washer. Most setups take four to six washers to achieve the proper height. Once you get the desired tilt, insert the shank bolts to secure the head to the shank (sold separately) and then tighten it in place.



Construction of Spring Arms

The Equal-i-zer spring bars are not made of traditional spring steel. Rather, they are constructed of a chromium-molybdenum alloy steel. Chromoly steel has a high tensile strength for extreme durability. It also features excellent dexterity, which allows it to give as required and then return softly back to its original form. This pliability is important in minimizing trailer bounce while still ensuring that the weight of your rig is adequately distributed.


Fixed Sway Control Brackets

Installation of Sway-Control Brackets

The unique sway control brackets of the Equal-i-zer are easy to install and simple to use. They clamp onto your trailer frame and conveniently adjust to a position anywhere between 27 inches and 32 inches back from the coupler. These brackets provide the attachment points for the weight distribution spring bars. To position the spring bars during hookup, simply use the included snap-up lever to lift each bar into place on the L-shaped brackets. Then secure the bars in place with the included L-pins and clips.


Equal-i-zer Hitch 4-Point Sway Control

The Equal-i-zer weight distribution system works to stop trailer sway before it begins. This is achieved through the rotational friction that is present in the weight distribution hitch itself. Within the system head, the downward pressure that is placed on the hitch ball by the trailer is combatted by the upward pressure exerted by the spring bars that are mounted in the sockets. This upward force is placed on the spring bars on either side of the system, creating the rotational friction that, essentially, forces your trailer in line. This type of friction is responsible for two points - one on either side of the trailer - of the 4-Point Sway Control. To ensure that enough tension is present, make certain that the socket bolts in the head assembly are torqued to at least 45 foot-pounds.


Points within the Equal-i-zer system where upward and downward forces interact to create rotational friction

The other two points of sway control are created by the steel-on-steel friction that occurs when the spring bars slide within the L-brackets that are mounted on the trailer tongue. 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 allows a good deal of side-to-side play in the system. Letting the spring bars hang freely minimizes the rotational friction described earlier. It also eliminates your system's ability to create the type of direct friction that has been shown to be so effective in limiting trailer sway.


This direct friction that is applied to the spring bars in the Equal-i-zer system helps to stop sway once it has begun. 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.


Most add-on units feature some sort of friction material similar to that used in automotive brakes. But the Equal-i-zer uses direct steel-on-steel contact to create resistance. This is the same sort of friction that is used with locomotives that pull loaded railcars weighing tons. No additional materials are needed. The steel will outlast any of those other materials, providing an extremely durable, functional sway control system.



EQ37101ET Equalizer Weight Distribution Hitch with Hitch Ball, without Shank - 10K

Item # EQ37101ET

Installation Details EQ37101ET Installation instructions




Customer Reviews

Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution w/ 4-Point Sway Control - No Shank - 10,000 lbs GTW, 1,000 lbs TW - EQ37101ET

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (542 Customer Reviews)

Steel-on-steel friction works to prevent and correct trailer sway in this unique weight distribution system. Sway control brackets ensure that your trailer stays in line with your tow vehicle. Shank sold separately. 2-5/16" Hitch ball included.

- EQ37101ET
by:

Product is well made and sturdy. Installation instructions were simple and easy to follow. Took about 2 hours from start to finish to install. The problems it solved for me were the truck sagging in the rear when my car hauler is coupled. Now the truck is level along with the trailer. Also when semi's pass by the entire set up is steady. No shaking or swerving. Wish I had put this on sooner. Very pleased.


Comments
After a year of use I can say that the Equalizer has lived up to its promise. It is extremely helpful when hauling autos around in our enclosed trailer. We consider it just part of the normal hauling equipment now.
Mark T - 08/14/2019



- EQ37101ET
by:

I have been highly satisfied with this hitch. we have been using this for a year now and have several trips with using this. I pull with a Ram 1500 and this hitch made night and day difference in the stability of pulling my 35 foot bumper pull camper. i would highly recommend this hitch to anyone.



- EQ37101ET
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Had a Fastway e2 liked it and did a fair job, sure was easy to hook up. After research and RV being at 30 feet, ordered the e4 and it made a difference you can feel. etrailer is a place you can buy with confidence and you always know where your order is during transit . Perfect and I recommend the E4 and etrailer.


Comments
All I can add is it works and I want pull an every without it. Now that it is broken in it is quieter too.
K. M - 08/15/2018



- EQ37101ET
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Figured out on Saturday what type of anti-sway hitch I needed to order, receive and install by Wednesday night. Tried another site, they couldn't meet the deadline, turned to google and discovered etrailer. Called at 1 PM on Saturday and talked to Steve Z, he got the order placed, and promised to check the status and follow up with me on Sunday. Everything was delivered on Tuesday and that night the hitch was installed, a day ahead of schedule. I don't expect to have a high need for towing / trailering, but when I do I'll be checking and calling etrailer first. On a scale of 1 to 10 their customer service is a 15.



- EQ37101ET
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This is my second equalizer wdh. My new truck requires a 2 1/2 inch receiver and my old truck had a 2 inch receiver. Great reliable product. The experience with etrailer.com was top notch. I highly recommend the equalizer hitch and trailer.com



- EQ37101ET
by:

Drastically improved towing our Airstream with 2017 F250 than just on the ball. Matched with 2 1/2 receiver 6" shank. Easy to install, but need bigger tools than in standard toolbox. Definitely would recommend.



- EQ37101ET
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Have a Suburban pulling a trailer with Mustang the product works exactly as states, very easy installation and absolute high-quality. Would recommend it with highest of recommendations and has made a significant difference in the balance of the car. Plus the staff was very helpful with some points of installation.



- EQ37101ET
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Excellent buying experience, great web site and customer service. I have used the equalizer hitch before and am replaceing my round bar hitch which was marginally adequate for a 33ft. trailer.



- EQ37101ET
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Just received the hitch very heavy duty easy instructions. Bought it for to tow my 30 foot travel trailer. It should do a great job towing and controlling sway.



- EQ37101ET
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Little noisy, but very effective device. Much easier to use if you have an electric tongue jack on tour trailer



- EQ37101ET
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Great customer service. I would definitely recommend etrailer.



- EQ37101ET
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Great product. Does everything I want it to do. Etailer was great to work with and very fast delivery, 3 days ground shipping. Will use Etailer again.



- EQ37101ET
by:

Thank you for your 10 Star customer service. Cathy T took time and reassured me on my order was the right order for my set up. I tell you what it’s nice to know you both are giving great customer service. I will go out of my means to tell people about your excellent service! Thank you



- EQ37101ET
by:

Everything arrived in a timely fashion. The sales rep. (Cathy) was very helpful and easy to work with.



- EQ37101ET
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Steve Z was a great help finding what I wanted I got the product on time! Thanks Steve



- EQ37101ET
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Great service and price.



- EQ37100ET
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Review from a similar 4-Point Sway Control in Weight Distribution Hitch


I rate this product "good" to alert potential users to an issue I face during installation of this Equal-i-zer hitch. As I purchased this hitch, a 2 and 15/16" ball with a 1.25" shank stud and its nut were included. That nut requires a special 1 and 7/8" thin walled socket that slips down into a cavity where the shank stud protrudes and the nut screws on. The instructions state that socket is available at Equal-i-zer dealers. Such a socket WAS NOT AVAILABLE at any automotive parts store, car dealership, nor agricultural supply hardware I contacted in the small California town I was in. The nearest Equalizer dealer to me was over 100 miles distant, and I had planned to leave the day I began installation of the hitch. The instructions also state that a shim can be used if a 2 and 15/16" ball with a 1" shank stud and nut are used. That is the ball I already had on my truck and I was fortunate to find a properly sized shim at an agricultural supply hardware that I cut to length and used in my installation. I still needed a large socket and extension to tighten the nut because the nut was deeply recessed in the cavity. The box end wrench I normally used on the nut was of no avail; however, an automotive repair shop had such a socket and loaned it to me to complete the installation of the hitch. IF you are going to undertake the installation of this hitch yourself, then be aware of the need for either the special Equal-i-zer specified socket for the ball included, OR a 1.25" to 1" shim and a deep well socket for the smaller 1" shank stud and nut such as I used. Contact customer service at Equal-i-zer if you have questions in this regard BEFORE you purchase. Having alerted you to the installation issue I faced, I now rate the product itself as EXCELLENT in performing the job it is intended to do when towing. Once I had the hitch installed, the instructions for making adjustments so it will perform as intended are clear. Along with the hitch I purchased a Sherline trailer tongue scale and that is an accessory I highly recommend. I was towing a 2-axle car trailer loaded with a vehicle for a total tow load of 5500 lbs. Using the tongue scale I adjusted my load so 10% was on the tongue. I was towing cross-country from California to Michigan with a 2010 Tacoma 4 x 4 rated with a 6500 lb towing capacity. I towed at 55-60 mph and had one incident that required immediate, heavy braking and the truck and trailer stopped perfectly, as if the trailer had no been there. So keep in mind, my rating of GOOD was to draw your attention to the installation issue I faced. The PEFORMANCE of the hitch was EXCELLENT.


Comments
The thin walled socket needed to install the hitch ball is available as a Related Item here at etrailer. Equal-i-zer offers such a socket as part # EQ70-00-4800
Thin Walled Socket for Equal-i-zer Hitches
$91.46
. We have also found that the Powerbuilt 1-78 Inch Thin Walled Socket, part # ALL643216
1-7/8" 12pt Thin Walled Socket - 3/4" Drive - Chromium-Vanadium Steel
$45.61
, works well with the Equal-i-zer system.
-- Etrailer Expert Victoria B - 10/08/2019

Comments
My Equal-i-zer hitch continues to perform as I had wanted and described in my review. It has an unstated safety benefit. I tow long distances without a load on my trailer. I keep the Equal-i-zer hitch fully installed but adjusted so there is only mild tension transferred forward. That keeps the receiver ball housing on the tongue of the trailer constantly pressed against the hitch ball. If for any reason the ball coupling lock should fail or have not been set, the trailer would remain coupled to the truck.
Wilton M - 09/27/2020


- EQ37120ET
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Review from a similar 4-Point Sway Control in Weight Distribution Hitch


I have been using this EQ hitch towing my Bullet crossfire travel trailer with my F-150 for over a year now and it handles great. Tows smooth and without jerking or a rough ride. It took a few times to properly balance it and adjust it properly but what a major improvement from towing without it. I recommend this EQ hitch very much!!


Comments
Excellent! I have towed over 5000 miles in 2 years with this hitch now and it is still like new. What a great purchase.
MarkG - 01/24/2020



- EQ37100ET
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Review from a similar 4-Point Sway Control in Weight Distribution Hitch


Fantastic piece of gear. Super heavy-duty. Made my truck and trailer ride so much smoother, brought the back end of my 3/4 ton truck back up to level, and completely eliminated the the swaying I would get from time to time with my dump trailer. Instruction manual that came with the kit was very detailed and well-written. One minor complaint: it would be nice if the ball came mounted to the hitch assembly because most of us don’t have a torque wrench that goes to 430 feet pounds. Beyond that, an excellent investment.



- EQ37061ET
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Review from a similar 4-Point Sway Control in Weight Distribution Hitch


Very glad I spent the money. This was for my 2015 Tacoma and 7x14’ Vnose trailer. Eliminates the bucking on the truck over bumps, and eliminates sway. Balances the weight quite nicely. Well with the peace of mind.



- EQ64FR
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Review from a similar 4-Point Sway Control in Weight Distribution Hitch


The Equilizer hitch installation instructions were easy to follow and the unit was easy to install. The only thing that I think would be better is if the hitch ball was installed at the factory or the specialty socket needed was priced more reasonably. I don’t have a store near me that can install the hitch ball. I was very happy with the service I received from Jamie S. To help expedite my order. She went out of her way to make sure my order was shipped out and she followed up letting me know when it shipped.



- EQ37100ET
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Review from a similar 4-Point Sway Control in Weight Distribution Hitch


Just received and put together my Equalizer hitch but not set up or used with our new travel trailer yet. The quality of the parts are amazing. I have used other weight equalizing hitches and have 5th wheel hitch systems. This system is heavy duty and a pleasure to put together. Etrailer did a great job on the website describing, illustrating and proving support to make my decision so easy. Thanks Etrailer. Going to pick up new travel trailer today with new hitch system.


Comments
I am pulling a 34 foot travel trailer that weighs 7,280lbs. I am very comfortable and feel secure while towing with the equalizer hitch system. There is absolutely no sway even when tractor trailer pass by. I have used other sway control products and systems where I encountered sway and white knuckle rides. I highly recommend the Equalizer 4 point sway control system to anybody thinking about a new or replacing a current system.
Tony - 09/06/2019



- EQ37100ET
by:

Review from a similar 4-Point Sway Control in Weight Distribution Hitch


I received this hitch a few short days after placing my order and as soon as it arrived I unpackaged it to admire the contents. Everything was intact and ready to assemble, just as expected. I also ordered the special thin walled socket, which I am glad I did since my mechanic friend that did my torquing didn't have a socket that would work for this hitch ball. I know it is expensive but I wanted everything done right. I installed the hitch and set it up following the directions in the manual, and everything turned out perfectly. I think from start to finish it took the wife and I less than an hour and a half. Easy, and according to my measurements and a visual everything looked perfect. None of this is rocket science, and the installation is truly easy. Well, time to try it out, and what great timing, we left Saturday morning in a 40 MPH headwind for 20 miles, and then another 25 miles with the wind quartering at us on a busy highway. This hitch worked flawlessly! I was tickled with the whole ordeal, and today coming back with no wind at all it wasn't much different than the day we had the wind. You know what wind means, right? WINDY IN ND. Yep, we get our share. This hitch served us very well, and I am extremely pleased with my purchase and the ease of installation and set up. I would order it again in a heartbeat. My tow vehicle: 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 with max trailer tow package. 6.2 L with 8 speed transmission. My travel trailer: 2016 Jayco Octane SL, weighs in loaded at 6100 lbs with a hitch weight of 910 lbs.


Comments
A whole year has gone by, and Im still extremely satisfied with my equalizer hitch. I hear the squeaks when I make my turns, I know people talk about this hitch being slightly noisy, but every time I hear it I smile. I know its back there, doing its thing, and it does it extremely well. I would buy this hitch again in a New York minute. I am very pleased. Did I say Im VERY pleased? Lol. Its that good.
Richard P - 06/04/2019



- EQ37121ET
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Review from a similar 4-Point Sway Control in Weight Distribution Hitch


I have purchased several items from etrailer.com over the last several years and the quality of the products have all been top notch and shipped quickly. You really don't know how good a company is with their products and services until there is an issue. My Equal-i-zer hitch came as expected, but the boxes were damaged in transit and had several items missing. Whether they were missed during packaging, or lost as a result of the shipping damage, Teresa was very responsive and accommodated quick shipping of the missing part and provided me credit for the item I purchased locally due to my tight time line. ... FYI the thin walled socket is a 3/4" drive, so I will still need to stop by the local tire shop to have them drive the ball nut on as my home shop doesn't have 3/4 drive, but I do have the socket. I will absolutely do business again with etrailer.com.



- EQ37100ET
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Review from a similar 4-Point Sway Control in Weight Distribution Hitch


Even with the pandemic going on etrailer.com has done a fantastic job to get me my product.I can completely understand that the reason my product didn't arrive in a timely manner is because of the pandemic. But etrailer kept me notified of my order status and got my order delivered as soon as possible. I'm am very pleased with their customer service.


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    In order to choose the correct weight distribution system for your truck and trailer, it is really important to know your trailer's loaded and ready to tow tongue weight. Since this is the primary weight being distributed by a weight distribution system, it is the main factor in choosing a properly rated system. If you end up towing your camper at it's max gross vehicle weight rating of 6,500 lbs, and the tongue weight falls between 10% and 15% of the total trailer weight, we can expect...
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  • Does Ball Come Mounted on Equal-I-Zer Weight Distribution and is it Better than Reese or Husky
    The Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution system # EQ37101ET does not come with the 2-5/16 inch ball already installed in the head. It is fairly easy to do though but you will need a thin-walled socket # EQ70-00-4800 to make it easier. We can do it here only if the system is also installed here. A shank is not included with this system. I have included a link to the compatible shanks for you. As far as what is the best weight distribution system it is really a matter of opinion. I would say...
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  • Does the Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution System # EQ37101ET Include the L-Pin w/Clips EQ95-01-9430?
    I was able to go out to the warehouse and check the # EQ37101ET weight distributions for you and I found that they all have the new snap pin like the image of the # EQ95-01-9430 you referenced. The shank that offers a larger drop for the Equal-i-zer system that is compatible with a 2 inch trailer hitch is the # EQ90-02-4400. I have linked it to this page for you to check out. It has a gross trailer weight of 14,000lbs, a tongue weight of 600lbs to 1,400lbs, and an overall length of...
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  • Does Weight of Weight Distribution System Need to be Factored as Additional Tongue Weight
    This is a really good question. So our weight distribution manufacturers have explained it to us like this. The weight distribution system essentially becomes a part of the vehicle's hitch so it's weight does not get factored in as additional tongue weight. Typically when a WD system is being used and there is quite a bit of bounce the issue is that the system is rated too high for the trailer's tongue weight. Or the system isn't setup properly. I'd verify the loaded tongue weight of...
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  • Determining Correct Weight Distribution Hitch For Malibu 25 LSV Boat Trailer
    I would be happy to help you find the correct weight distribution system for towing your Malibu 25 LSV on a tri axle trailer with your 2020 Ford Expedition Max with the HD tow package, but you will need to confirm a few things on your trailer to determine the correct system. First I was unable to find any pictures of the trailer used for your boat, but if you have a pole tongue you will need to use a pull tongue adapter like the Pole-Tongue Adapter for Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution...
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  • Is there a Way to Easily Remove Spring Bars from a Weight Distribution System
    The tried and true method for easily removing tension from the spring bars in Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution w/ 4-Point Sway Control - No Shank - 10,000 lbs GTW, 1,000 lbs TW Item # EQ37101ET is to use the trailer jack. Using the jack to raise both the trailer and the tow vehicle a little together will reduce the tension and allow the bars to be easily removed.
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  • Equal-I-Zer Weight Distribution Recommendation for 2018 Mallard M245 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. From the research I did on your...
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  • Recommended Shank For Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution Hitch EQ37101ET
    For the Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution w/ 4-Point Sway Control - No Shank - 10,000 lbs GTW, 1,000 lbs TW # EQ37101ET you have you can use the Equal-i-zer Weight Dist Shank - 2-1/2" Hitch - 7" Rise, 3" Drop # EQ90-02-4700 which will fit directly into the 2-1/2" receiver on your 2015 GMC Sierra 2500HD, or the Fastway e2 Weight Distribution Shank - 12" Long - 6" Rise, 1/2" Drop - 1,200 lbs TW # FA92-02-4100 with a reducer like the # BWRHXA2182. Either option will give you the additional ground...
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  • Which Trailer Specs Determine The Correct Weight Distribution System?
    Weight distribution systems are rated by total tongue weight which is the tongue weight of your fully loaded and ready to tow trailer plus the weight of any cargo stored behind the rear axle of your tow vehicle. The hitch weight of 456lbs mentioned is the unloaded hitch weight, and would not be correct to determine a weight distribution system. The easiest way to get an accurate tongue weight rating is with a tongue weight scale like the # e99044, but there are other methods outlined...
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  • Weight of Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution System
    The head unit of the Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution System # EQ37101ET weighs a little over 20 lbs while the pair of spring bars weigh about 35 lb (total, not each). This system does not come with a shank so depending on the rise or drop you need you can use Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution Shank - 12" Long - 8" Rise, 4" Drop # EQ90-02-4200 or Equal-i-zer Weight Dist Shank - 12" Long - 7" Rise, 3" Drop # EQ90-02-4100. I've added links to video reviews of the Equal-i-zer system for...
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  • Hauling a Travel Trailer with my 2015 King Ranch Expedition with Heavy Duty Towing Package
    Your weights look really good here. You can load your travel trailer up to it's GVWR of 7640 lbs. and your Expedition can haul up 15,200 - 15,300 lbs. So there is no issue with overloading your Ford. If you don't have one already you want a brake controller and the Tekonsha Prodigy P3 Trailer Brake Controller part # 90195 is my favorite it always works great and is very easy to use. Along with the Tekonsha Plug-In Wiring Adapter for Electric Brake Controllers part # 22292 to have a safe...
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  • Best Weight Distribution System for a 19 Foot Long Airstream Trailer
    The weight distribution system I recommend for your Airstream is the Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution part # EQ37101ET which is rated for a total tongue weight of 600 lbs - 1,000 lbs. This will give you room to add more weight to your Airstream or tow a heavy trailer if the need arises. Also, the tongue weight range for a weight distribution system includes both the loaded ready to tow tongue weight of the trailer and any cargo stored behind the rear axle of the tow vehicle. The Equal-i-zer...
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  • Installation of Hitch Ball on an Equal-i-Zer Weight Distribution System
    The 1,000 pound tongue weight Equal-i-zer, part # EQ37101ET, includes the hitch ball but it doesn't come already installed. We do however off a thin walled socket, part # ALL643216, that makes it much easier.
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  • Roadmaster Active Suspension Enhancement for 2004 GMC Denali with Quadrasteer
    I have an option for you, but the Roadmaster Active Suspension Custom Leaf Spring Enhancement Kit # RAS4611 is not compatible with the Quadrasteer system on your 2004 GMC Sierra Denali. Your best bet and the only confirmed suspension enhancement solution that won't interfere with your Quadrasteer components, is the Timbren Rear Suspension Enhancement System # TGMRCK25S. These hollow rubber springs sit above the rear axle to help stabilize and level your Sierra.
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  • Can Trailer Hitches For 2020 Honda Passport Be Used With Weight Distribution
    Yes, we have multiple hitch options available that will work great with your 2020 Honda Passport and a weight distribution system too. That said it's important to note any tow setup is only as good as it's lowest rated component. Start with the towing capacity of your Passport which depends on the model. Across the 4 trims available, all wheel drive models have a maximum capacity of 5,000lbs while two wheel drive is up to 3,500lbs. First, you need to figure out your loaded trailer...
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  • Equalizer Hitch L-Bracket Size
    Since the Equal-i-zer 14,000 lb Weight Distribution Hitch # EQ37141ET and the 10,000 lb # EQ37101ET both use the same size bracket, you won't need to replace them. There will be some spacing between the trunNion bars and the retaining clip as shown in the attached photo. It is possible that your brackets may be bent, in which case you would replace them with the Replacement Sway Control Bracket # EQ95-01-5600 .
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