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Fastway e2 Weight Distribution w/ 2-Point Sway Control - Trunnion - 4,500 lbs GTW, 450 lbs TW

Fastway e2 Weight Distribution w/ 2-Point Sway Control - Trunnion - 4,500 lbs GTW, 450 lbs TW

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

Yes, if you:

  • Have a lightweight trailer (up to 450 lbs of tongue weight) that experiences sway from time to time
  • Want an affordable system that still provides excellent sway control
  • Don't want to have to go through the hassle of disconnecting anything to back your rig up or to tow in the rain

No, if you:

  • Have a significant amount of sway on a regular basis and need something that can really hold your trailer in line
  • Hate noise - the steel on steel brackets can create a racket, especially during turns
Two points of steel-on-steel friction work to prevent and correct trailer sway in this weight distribution system. Sway control brackets help to ensure that your trailer stays in line with your tow vehicle. Adjustable shank included. Lowest Prices for the best weight distribution hitch from Fastway. Fastway e2 Weight Distribution w/ 2-Point Sway Control - Trunnion - 4,500 lbs GTW, 450 lbs TW part number FA92-00-0450 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-1624 for expert service.
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Fastway Weight Distribution Hitch

  • 100 lbs
  • 200 lbs
  • 300 lbs
  • WD With Sway Control
  • Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  • Allows Backing Up
  • Includes Shank
  • Fastway
  • Reduces Sway
  • Electric Brake Compatible
  • Surge Brake Compatible
  • 2-Point

Two points of steel-on-steel friction work to prevent and correct trailer sway in this weight distribution system. Sway control brackets help to ensure that your trailer stays in line with your tow vehicle. Adjustable shank included.


  • 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 2-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
  • Trunnion spring bars flex for a controlled, even ride
  • 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
  • Powder coated steel construction is durable and corrosion resistant
  • Snap-up lever eases installation by reducing lifting required by trailer jack
  • System includes head assembly, adjustable shank, spring bars, sway control brackets, lift handle, pin and clip, and all necessary hardware
    • Hitch ball sold separately - requires 1" diameter shank
    • 1-1/2" socket (643210 - sold separately) recommended for hitch ball installation


  • Tongue weight: up to 450 lbs
  • Gross towing weight: 4,500 lbs
  • Fits: 2" x 2" trailer hitch receivers rated for use with weight distribution systems
  • Sway control bracket positioning: 27" - 30" back from center of coupler
  • Maximum trailer frame height: 6"
  • Shank length:
    • 8" From center of hitch pin hole to center of adjustment holes
    • 9" From center of hitch pin hole to front of shank
    • 7" From center of hitch pin hole to back of shank
    • 12" Overall
  • Total height adjustment along shank: 7-1/2"
    • Maximum rise: 6"
    • Maximum drop: 2"
    • Overall height: 6-1/2"
    • Holes are spaced 1-1/4" apart on center
  • 10-Year warranty

Included w/ System Required - Sold Separately Optional Add-Ons
  • Weight Distribution Head
  • 2 Sway Control Brackets
  • 2 Spring Bars
  • Snap-up Lever
  • Spacer Rivet and Washers
  • Necessary Installation Hardware
  • Hitch Ball w/ 1" Diameter Shank

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.

Fastway e2 Sway Control

The two points of sway control within the e2 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.

The direct friction that is applied to the spring bars in the e2 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 e2 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.

92-00-0450 Fast Way e2 Weight-Distribution Hitch - Trunnion Bar - 4.5K

Item # FA92-00-0450

Installation Details FA92-00-0450 Installation instructions

Customer Reviews

Fastway e2 Weight Distribution w/ 2-Point Sway Control - Trunnion - 4,500 lbs GTW, 450 lbs TW - FA92-00-0450

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (455 Customer Reviews)

Two points of steel-on-steel friction work to prevent and correct trailer sway in this weight distribution system. Sway control brackets help to ensure that your trailer stays in line with your tow vehicle. Adjustable shank included.

- FA92-00-0450

I have a very small and light trailer (GAWR 2950 lbs.) so finding the right weight distribution system was a challenge. There were only one or two available. I think I chose this one because it had sway control as part of the WD design and does not have to be disconnected in order to back up. It has worked well for me on 2000 mile and 7000 mile trips. There is one thing however that came up. On two or three occasions, I found after a day of travel that the brackets that attach to the trailer frame had been pulled forward or pushed backward by the friction of the spring bars. I finally realized that when attaching or repositioning them, the bolts need to be much tighter that I originally thought was sufficient to secure them and resist movement. so keep that in mind.

Still some movement from friction. Im hesitant to tighten it full, because The bolts feel soft and I dont want to risk stripping them on the road. I think Ill replace them with stronger bolts, then I wont have to worry about really tightening them.
Peter - 09/28/2021

- FA92-00-0450

Bought this primarily because it was much closer in load rating to my needs than the much heavier duty units mostly available. I'm pulling an Aliner with relatively high tongue weight (for that class) behind a lifted Jeep. Without a leveler the Jeep was nose-up by an inch under load, exacerbated by a slight noise up stance unloaded. Set it up yesterday and it went smoothly. Preliminary verdict is that it does level the jeep, back to within a 1/4" of the unloaded stance. Have yet to really put to the test with a fully loaded camping trip, so some adjustment may be necessary, but this is surely an improvement. The anti sway benefits are yet to be seen. My preliminary trip from VA to TX before I installed any leveler or anti-sway did not show any real evidence of sway, and just by design I expect this kit to improve stability. No issue with backing was noticed with this unit installed. Reasons for four and not five stars: - torque ratings for all bolts are not provided with the kit. Notably missing are for the bolts that clamp to the trailer frame. Instructions reference proper use of a torque wrench in this section but don't provide a target - price is substantially higher than for some heavier kits

I have linked a digital copy of the installation instructions for you. Step 8 - Final Tightening covers the torque specs for different parts of the Weight Distribution system.
-- Etrailer Expert Victoria B - 11/02/2020

After a year in still quite happy with this kit. Towing has been straightforward and I dont feel like Im pulling a wheelie despite the heavy tongue weight. There is additional setup time but weve got it down such that its only a few minutes, and the benefits while driving are easily worth it.
Chris - 10/29/2021

- FA92-00-0450

We have a 2018 Chevy Colorado and will be towing a 16’ Scamp trailer. After looking at all the applicable weights for this combination, combined with our checking in with other Scamp owners in two separate owner groups that we are belong to, we decided that we needed a WDH. This is my first experience with such a hitch and am about 3/4 of the way thru the installation process. From everything that I see so far, it is a very well made hitch. The fit/finish is good and the hardware is all there, the instructions are well written and easy to follow. In addition, Fastway has a comprehensive video on YT that further explains the process. I have yet to tow with it, so that will be the ultimate test. Should my opinions change, I will update my review. I would add that while this is my first hitch, it is my third purchase from etrailer in so many months. As with my first two purchase, this was a top-shelf experience with these people. I strongly recommend etrailer.

- FA92-00-0450

I have used this hitch on two different tow vehicles with excellent results for the last year. The hitch was very easy to install on a enclosed utility trailer by following the manufacturer's directions and viewing the etrailer videos. I have used this hitch on both vehicles with widely varying loads on the trailer. The adjustments are very easy to make. I use a tongue weight scale to make sure the load is distributed such that I get a tongue weight that is 10% to 15% of the trailer weight. My average trip with this hitch and the trailer is 900 miles.

- FA92-00-0450

Towed an r-pod 178 all over the country with my small truck using this and I wouldn't use anything else. Eliminated rear end sag, and even in heavy wind everything was super stable. Installation was simple but takes some time. Be sure to have loads in trailer and truck similar to what you'll normally be using. Also, I had no issues with noise like some say is a drawback of this style.

- FA92-00-0450

Packaged arrived early and item was exactly what I ordered. The weight distribution hitch will level out my tow vehicle and trailer so I can get down the road safely.

- FA92-00-0450

Works well. Took some time to set it up for a front wheel drive minivan, but worth it. I'm glad I have it.

- FA92-00-0450

Great weight distribution system, 1 L bracket brook after a couple weeks but got replaced for free with a spare one

- FA92-00-0450

Sturdy design, quality finish, able to setup and install myself. We have a four door Jeep Wrangler pulling a 17' foot pop up with 270 lbs. hitch weight. The Fastway e2 allows us to raise the ball height, level the vehicle, and provide stabilization.

- FA92-00-0450

This is a VERY good losd leveling anti sway system. The video provided by etrailer mzde the set up and installation very easy. I can't imagine towing our trailer without this product. I saw this hitch setup at a campground and was convinced this was the best product for my use.

- FA92-00-0450

Just finished installation of the Fastway WDH on my Rpod 180 (approx 3200 lbs loaded) with my TV, Lexus RX350! I had a mechanic/camping friend do the installation. Pleased with everything so far - did a test ride and definitely feel (I think) a difference, TV feels more solid, not as bouncy and had zero sway when the tractor trailer passed us on the highway. I had numerous people in the camping/RV industry tell me I don't need a WDH but after extensive research, I think this will make a huge difference on towability and safety. I'm going to finish my analysis with another trip to the scales. Customer support at etrailer was awesome, great service, answered questions and very helpful.

- FA92-00-0450

This worked exactly how I hoped it would. It was easy to get set up and eliminated the swaying I had with my trailer when it was loaded up.

- FA92-00-0450

Installed on a T&B camper trailer being towed by a Mazda CX5. Is a fairly straightforward install as long as you follow the well-written directions carefully. Being slow and methodical it took me all afternoon. On a test drive it seems to tow well. Note that the removable hitch is fairly heavy (weight-wise) and requires some creativity on where and how to store it when not in use (I keep it in the trailer or the house, not in the car).

- FA92-00-0450

The 450 WD sway control has worked well on my Honda Odyssey this past year, for pulling 2000 lb 17 ft trailer. The Odyssey has a soft, low suspension. So having a lighter weight system is very helpful. No problems with semis whisking past on the interstate, or with wind, hills, or steep driveways.

- FA92-00-0450

Awesome item! After following the set-up video we have had no issues with this WD set-up. I have to look in the rearview mirror to know the camper is behind me! This set up keeps the camper tracking true and straight on the road, I hardly notice when big rigs pass by and being able to back the camper without having to disconnect anything is awesome. My wife and I hook up the camper with this system quite easily! Highly recommend!

- FA92-00-0450

Still loving this hitch. I have a bigger truck to pull the camper. A Tundra in place of the Tacoma. It is easily adjusted to the new vehicle and. Does a great job of stabilizing my camper.

- FA92-00-0450

Easy to setup and use. Allows my 2020 Tacoma to tow my aprox. 4000 lbs. camper with much greater comfort and stability.

- FA92-00-0450

I ordered to product to use with my Grand Caravan, to pull a large pop-up camper. The hitch was easy to install, and easy to use. Part of what makes this hitch great, is that you can leave it on while you backup the camper.

- FA92-00-0450

Good Quality

- FA92-00-0450

Good product. Works as advertised. The weld radius on one side is not too clean, making it difficult to secure the riser bar with the 90-deg pin.

- FA92-00-0450

The product itself is great, does exactly what it is supposed to do, my truck drives perfectly now with this weight distribution system on it. The only complaint is the instruction manual, it is awful!! Had to follow a Fastway video to install, the manual is written horribly.

- FA92-00-0450

Excellent customer service, very helpful. Received hitch in 4 days. Great business to deal with!

- FA92-00-0450

Very pleased with the product and the service I received. Prompt delivery; Clear and complete instructions ; plus a quality product.

- FA92-00-0450

The instructions are clear and installation went without any problems Appears to do its job on the test run so far.

- FA92-00-0450

Works as expected, no issues. Simple to install and use.

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Ask the Experts about this Fastway Weight Distribution Hitch

  • Weight Distribution Hitch For A 2016 R-pod 179 With 300 Lb Tongue Weight And 3800 Lb Trailer Weight
    I can understand where weight capacities and limits can be confusing. Your 2016 R-pod 179 dry weight is 2649 lbs with a payload of 1136 lbs. Total you are looking at 3785 lbs with a tongue weight just under 300 lbs. It is true that you do not want your weight distribution set up to extremely exceed the weight capacity of the trailer weight however, I always recommend exceeding it by at least 100 lbs just to cover yourself. I recommend the Fastway e2 Weight Distribution Item # FA92-00-0450....
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  • Determining Correct Weight Distribution Hitch For Towing 16' T&B 320S Camper W/ 2017 Lexus RX 350
    I would be happy to help you find the correct weight distribution hitch for towing your 16' T&B 320S with your 2017 Lexus RX 350 F Sport, but you will need to confirm the total tongue weight of your setup. Total tongue weight is the tongue weight of your fully loaded and ready to tow trailer plus the weight of any cargo behind the rear axle of your RX 350. The easiest way to get an accurate tongue weight measurement is with a tongue weight scale like the # e99044, but there are other...
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  • Would Fastway e2 Weight Distribution System FA92-00-0450 Work on 2022 Geo Pro 12RK Camper
    For a 2022 Geo Pro 12RK camper the Fastway e2 weight distribution part # FA92-00-0450 would be the correct system to reduce the sag you are experiencing with your Outback. I would recommend verifying that your hitch is rated for using weight distribution as not all of them can handle the additional stress. It would be printed on the sticker that has the hitch's towing capacities. You should see two sets of capacities. One that says weight carrying and another that says weight distribution.
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  • E2 trailer hitch for 19ft Sol Rover
    In order to choose the best weight distribution system, you will want to factor in the total tongue weight of your towing setup. That's both the loaded tongue weight of your trailer and any added cargo coming from behind the rear axle of your truck (any gear that may be in the bed). Ideally you want the tongue weight to be in the middle of the operating range for the weight distribution system. Using the 3900 lbs GVWR of the trailer, the tongue weight should fall between 390 - 585 lbs,...
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  • When Should You Use A Weight Distribution Hitch
    Even if you are within the towing limits set by your equipment, vehicle manufacturer, etc., there are other indicators that you may benefit from a weight distribution hitch, including: Your trailer weight (GTW) is more than 50% of your vehicle's weight (GVWR) The rear of your tow vehicle sags when the trailer is hooked up You experience trailer sway Your tow vehicle's headlights point upward You find it difficult to steer or stop your rig You want to tow to the highest capacity...
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  • Anti-Rattle Device To Remove The Play Of Fastway E2 Shank In Receiver
    To tighten the shank on the Fastway e2 Weight Distribution Hitch # FA92-00-0450, I recommend using the Roadmaster Quiet Hitch # RM-061. This will eliminate the rattle and play in your 2" receiver which will both reduce the noise from the hitch in the receiver and extend the life of both parts. If you were to use shims inside the receiver with the shank they will likely come out while you are driving due to the vibration that the receiver will absorb from the trailer.
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  • Can Weight Distribution System Fit on 2020 NuCamp Tab400
    The Fastway Weight Distribution system part # FA92-00-0450 could work on your trailer as the brackets can mount as near as 25 inches to the coupler ball hole.
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  • Recommendation Weight Distribution with 2019 Toyota
    We should verify that any recommendation made here against your specific model; but I expect the below recommendations to work with RAV4 to Tacoma or 4Runner. From the specs available to me online it appears there are several models using the Clipper name, please check tongue weight for specific model against what I recommend here and consider your cargo load as well. I like the Fastway e2 # FA92-00-0450 for your application, even loaded your trailer will not be tremendously more than...
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  • How to Determine Which Fastway Weight Distribution Best for 2003 Honda Odyssey Towing R-Pod
    You are correct that the Trunnion bars will give you the best ground clearance for your R-Pod trailer and 2003 Honda Odyssey. When picking out a weight distribution you want to do it based on the loaded tongue weight, which also includes the weight of the cargo behind the rear axle. Typically it is 10-15 percent of your Gross Trailer Weight (GTW). For your fully loaded 3,880 lbs. R-Pod that could be 271-582 lbs. of tongue weight. Since the towing capacity of your Honda Odyssey is...
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  • How To Install The Fastway E2 Weight Distribution System FA92-00-0450
    The Fastway e2 Weight Distribution w/ 2-Point Sway Control # FA92-00-0450 comes with a shank that is 8" From center of hitch pin hole to center of adjustment holes, which is about the max length that your 2021 Tesla Model Y allows for according to what the manual told you. Also, since the manual says that it only allows for up to 0.75" rise, you will not need a different shank as this has a max rise of 6" and max drop of 2". If the 0.75" rise is not enough to level your trailer, then it...
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  • Is a Weight Distribution System Needed For a 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee With 3500lb Trailer.
    If your 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee sags significantly in the rear with the trailer attached, or the gross trailer weight is 50 % or more of your gross vehicle weight a weight distribution system would be a good idea to help evenly distribute weight from the trailer across all of the vehicle and trailers axles and make for a more enjoyable towing experience. From my research your 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee weighs roughly 4500lbs, which makes your 3500lb travel trailer roughly 75 % of your vehicle's...
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  • Recommended Fastway e2 Weight Distribution System for 2,500 Pound R-Pod Trailer
    The Fastway e2 system I recommend for your trailer is the Fastway e2 Weight Distribution with 2-Point Sway Control - Trunnion - 4,500 Pounds Gross Towing Weight, 450 Tongue Weight # FA92-00-0450. This system has a maximum tongue weight rating of 450 pounds and a max gross towing weight of 4,500 pounds. This will provide you with enough capacity to tow your trailer with the empty 245 pound tongue weight plus the additional 100 pound weight of your dog and cargo in the rear of your tow...
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  • Can Fastway e2 # FA92-00-0450 Weight Distribution System Fit Trailer with 3 inch Tall Trailer Frame
    The spring bar brackets that mount on the frame of your trailer that come with the Fastway e2 part # FA92-00-0450 that you referenced are compatible with 3 inch tall frames. The mounting holes have enough options for that frame height. Based on the towing capacity of your 2011 Honda Odyssey and the assumption that your trailer is compatible with that this system would fit and work well since it has a tongue weight range up to 450 lbs.
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  • How to Prevent Rear End Sag While Towing with a 2011 Honda Pilot
    According to the owner's manual for your 2011 Honda Pilot 4x4, the maximum tongue load will vary from 450 lbs to 100 lbs depending on the number of occupants you have. If you have two occupants then the maximum tongue load is 450 lbs but if you have seven occupants then the maximum tongue load is 100 lbs. In order to prevent the potential rear end sag you have two options, suspension enhancements or a weight distribution system. Suspensions enhancements will be a one time only install...
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  • Difference Between 2-Point and 4-Point Sway Control on Weight Distribution Systems
    The Equil-i-zer Weight Distribution with 4-Point Sway Control, like # EQ37041ET, differs from the Fastway e2 Weight Distribution with 2-Point Sway Control # FA92-00-0450, because it does utilize 2 more points of steel-on-steel friction at the head of the system. The 4-point system uses a tight connection with the trunnion bars at the head, in a way sandwiching the bar and utilizing that friction to keep it from moving as freely. The Fastway e2 2-point system has a slight gap between the...
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  • Pole Tongue Adapter for Boat Trailer to Allow Use of Fastway e2 Weight Distribution System
    Boat trailers that have a straight pole tongue (rather than an a-frame) can be used with WD systems by adding a pole tongue adapter that provides the necessary mounting points for the spring bar brackets. Equal-I-zer offers one made specifically for their systems, part # EQ95-01-5950. This will bolt onto trailer tongues up to 5-inches wide and up to 5-1/2-inches tall. You can use this so long as your trailer does NOT have a folding/hinged tongue.
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  • Replacement Weight Distribution Hitch for Coleman Pop-Up Camper with Old Reese WDH
    As you've already discovered from some of your other conversations, the Reese 60039 system is no longer available. This hitch was apparently included mostly with small pop-up campers from Coleman and a few other manufacturers, so we're not going to have any trunnion bars that will work on it. With that said, I can help you find a system that would work well on your pop-up camper. A great weight distribution hitch for a light weight pop-up camper would be something like the Fastway e2...
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  • FastWay e2 Weight Distribution System Recommendation for R-Pod Camper with 300 lbs Tongue Weight
    For your tongue weight of 300 lbs the FastWay E2 Weight Distribution System part # FA92-00-0450 that you referenced would be a great option that would be rated perfectly for it. For a hitch ball you then would want the part # 40038.
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  • Comparing Fastway e2 and Reese Steadi-Flex Weight Distribution System For Safari Condo Alto Trailer
    Both of the weight distribution systems you asked about are very nice systems. You will want to choose a system where your fully-loaded-ready-to-tow trailer tongue weight added to the weight of any cargo behind the rear axle of your towing vehicle is near the middle of the system range. In my research I found that the dry tongue weight of the larger Alto trailer is around 250-lbs. Food, clothing and any other cargo can add up fast so knowing what the total tongue weight is important. I...
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  • Weight Distribution Recommendation for 2016 Nissan 4Runner Towing Camper
    Looks like there's a bit of suspension sag on your 2016 Toyota 4Runner based on the pic you sent in. A weight distribution system would be a great option to reduce that. The Fastway e2 kit part # FA92-00-0450 would be a great option for fighting the sag as it has a tongue weight range of up to 450 lbs. For a hitch ball you'd then want the part # 40038 and then to install the ball you'd need a thin walled socket like the # ALL643216.
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  • Can Weight Distribution System be Used with 2018 Dodge Durango
    I pulled up the owners manual for your 2018 Dodge Durango and there's a specific section that covers how a weight distribution works and recommends using them when the tongue weight of a trailer is high. I can't imagine they would list that in the manual if they really didn't want you using a WD system but you can check the hitch for capacities. It will state on it near the capacities whether it is rated for use with a weight distribution system. Or you can check with Mopar. The Fastway...
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  • Recommended Fastway Weight Distribution System for 4,400 Pound Trailer
    You are on the right track. In order to choose the best weight distribution system, you will want to factor in the total tongue weight of your towing setup. This includes both the loaded tongue weight of your trailer (as if ready for a trip), along with any added cargo coming from behind the rear axle of your truck. This would include anything loaded in the truck bed, as you mentioned. Ideally, you will want this number to fall somewhere near the middle of the system's operating range....
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  • Will I Need a Weight Distribution and Sway Control Hitch on a 2006 Honda Odyssey
    When determining which weight distribution system you will need for your trailer and vehicle, you will need to know the total tongue weight. This would be the your tongue weight of a fully loaded ready to tow trailer and any cargo that will be stowed in the rear cargo area behind your rear axle. I have linked a help article that will explain how to find the total tongue weight of your trailer and vehicle. With the numbers that you supplied, you are probably going to be looking at a...
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  • Weight Distribution for a 2000 GMC Yukon XL Towing a 3,500 Pound Trailer
    SUVs such as your 2000 GMC Yukon XL tend to have a softer rear suspension than trucks for the comfort of passengers. It doesn't take much to compress that suspension so you could experience some squat at the back. The general rule with weight distribution is that if the trailer when loaded and ready to tow weighs at least 50 percent of the vehicle weight then it is a good idea to use weight distribution. The curb weight of a 2000 Yukon XL is in the neighborhood of 4,700 pounds to 5,200...
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution System For 2010 Nissan Xterra And StarCraft RT11 Pop-Up Camper
    For your 2010 Nissan Xterra, a weight distribution hitch is not overkill as long as you have the correct weight capacity. Weight distribution systems allow you to carry even a minimal tongue weight more dispersed for less sag and better overall ride. You are correct to accommodate the system for loaded tongue weight as well as any cargo behind the rear axle as that functions as additional tongue weight. For your system I recommend the Fastway e2 Weight Distribution w/ 2-Point Sway Control...
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  • Is a Weight Distribution Hitch Allowed for 2017 Jeep Cherokee
    The fact that your Jeep dealer and Jeep customer assistance could not tell you this information is surprising. They should be able to. I took a look at the 2017 Jeep Cherokee owner's manual and it says on pages 370 and 371 under the trailer towing section that it is recommended to use a weight distribution hitch such as # FA92-00-0450 for heavier capacities.
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  • Weight Distributing Hitch Recommendation for 2014 Toyota Sienna Towing Pop Up
    A weight distribution system will help with the sag you have at the rear of your 2014 Toyota Sienna when towing. As long as you have a hitch installed on your vehicle like the Draw Tite part # 76112 which is rated for WD use you'd be set. Since you have minimal ground clearance you'll want to go with a trunnion bar weight distribution system since they have superior ground clearance over the round bar setups. For that the Fastway e2 kit part # FA92-00-0450 would be a great option as...
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  • Sway Control for Small Lightweight Trailer with Surge Brakes
    Weight distribution is recommended if the gross trailer weight is 50 percent or more of the gross vehicle weight, you are experiencing sway or if the rear end of the vehicle is sagging when the trailer is connected. A friction sway control bar kit like Reese part # 83660 is not compatible with surge brakes. If you are experiencing sway or sag the best option is a light duty weight distribution system with sway control. I recommend Fastway e2 Weight Distribution system with 2 point sway...
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  • What is the Difference Between 2 and 4 Point Sway Control
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