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Fastway e2 Weight Distribution w/ 2-Point Sway Control - Trunnion - 8,000 lbs GTW, 800 lbs TW

Fastway e2 Weight Distribution w/ 2-Point Sway Control - Trunnion - 8,000 lbs GTW, 800 lbs TW

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

Yes, if you:

  • Have a trailer with 400 lbs – 800 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 - 8,000 lbs GTW, 800 lbs TW part number FA92-00-0800 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-1624 for expert service.
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Fastway Weight Distribution Hitch - FA92-00-0800

  • 500 lbs
  • 600 lbs
  • 700 lbs
  • Fastway
  • WD With Sway Control
  • Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  • Allows Backing Up
  • Includes Shank
  • 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.


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 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 1-1/4" diameter shank
    • 1-7/8" Thin walled socket (EQ70-00-4800 - sold separately) recommended for hitch ball installation


Specs:

  • Tongue weight: 400 lbs - 800 lbs
  • Gross towing weight: 8,000 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: 6-1/4"
    • Maximum drop: 1/2"
    • Overall height: 8-1/2"
    • Holes are spaced 1-1/4" apart on center
  • 10-Year warranty


Dimensions

Included w/ SystemRequired - Sold SeparatelyOptional 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/ 1-1/4" Diameter Shank
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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.


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.



92-00-0800 Fast Way e2 Weight-Distribution Hitch - Trunnion Bar - 8K

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Customer Reviews

Fastway e2 Weight Distribution w/ 2-Point Sway Control - Trunnion - 8,000 lbs GTW, 800 lbs TW - FA92-00-0800

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (407 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.

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Installed the Fastway E2 hitch on an 2019 F150 to tow a 19 ft travel trailer (E-Pro 19FD) which has 480 ibs tongue weight, trailer loaded is about 3800 lbs. I towed a few trips without a WDH and there was an annoying "bounce" or teetering at the hitch point (on roads that were not perfectly smooth) and a small amount of sway at highway speeds. I Just finished testing and the hitch reduced the bounce and sway and improved overall handling. I did have a problem with the UPS delivery and Nicol T at etrailer immediately got it straightened out and I called customer support with an install question and they were also excellent. My truck already had the timbrem SES rear suspension kit and I needed to know if that changed the install process (since the bed of the truck will not go down once the bumpers is on the axel - about 1 inch). Anyone installing this hitch - watch the install video along with the instruction manual...



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I communicated a few times with Miranda in Customer Service, during and after my purchase. Miranda was helpful, knowledgeable and quick to respond!! The product seems well made and pretty easy to install with the exception of high torque requirements on two bolts and trailer ball. I'd give the install instructions a 4 STAR rating. The install of the spacer washers concerning the "head pitch" are vague with no picture. I referred to a Video for clarification on the install.


Comments
I just sold my 2020, 20ft Toyhauler, after one year and only about 6 trips. Thanks COVID! I’ve never towed anything the size of a camper and would highly recommend the E2 assembly! The E2 makes the camper feel like a continuation of my RAM 1500 V6. Lots of back roads and mountain towing and always in control! Only concern, when I removed the E2 tongue brackets when i sold the camper last month, one of the four factory nuts and bracket was a little loose? Picking up new 2021 Transcend next weekend!
Bret - 02/19/2021


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There is consistently more pressure on the road side of the hitch regardless of which torsion bar we put on that side, so I’m inclined to think that the engineering of the hitch may be off slightly. We do get some sway when being passed by another vehicle, but that is manageable.



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I am very pleased on the performance of our E2 hitch. Being from central Montana, it can be quite windy along the mountains. With a 28 ft camper this was my greatest concern as most of our trips are into the mountains. The hitch leveled out the trailer, distributed the weight and controlled the wind gusts as I had hoped and expected. Jennifer was super helpful when there was an issue with my order online. She took care of the issue and had our hitch on its way.



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Easy install. The instructions are very simple. However, I bought this for an enclosed cargo trailer so as my load changes the hitch will need adjustment. Seems very strong. Also, the first one I ordered was damaged in shipping. Props to E-Trailer for intercepted the shipment and sending another the same day. Great service!



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I am still happy with my purchase. 2000 Yukon XL towing apx 3500 lb single axle 19 ft camper. We have done a few 8 hr trips and a lot of local ones. No sway rides smooth. Easy to hook up.


Comments
Still working great. No problems. Havent needed any adjustments.
GaCamper - 07/23/2020


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E2 weight distribution/anti-sway system arrived right on time. The PET was easy to follow and the unit was easy to install. I had to make some slight modifications to my travel trailer to make it fit. I followed the step by step instructions to adjust the unit and just pulled it to the lake camp sight. It performed incredibly well, and the difference before and after is unbelievable!



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Installed today with no problems. My Frontier Pro4x now sits level with a fully loaded truck and camper. etrailer staff did an excellent job of guiding me to the right sized hitch. Smooth ride, I'm happy!



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Looks like a good weight distro hitch but package as all beoken apart when arrived and the hardware was not all there. I was able to get the missing hardware locally but shouldnt have had to.



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The only reason I am giving this four stars instead of five is the adjustability of the hitch. For my vehicle, the hitch was either way too high or low, so there is a "watch out" here. I chose for it to be lower, without getting a specially drilled bracket (weekend warrior hauling doesn't justify that). In general, it was extremely easy to install and the instructions were straight forward however they were contradictory with height measurements. First it talks about wanting to put the tow vehicle height halfway between the unhitched height and the initial hitched height, but then it states to put the final heights back to the original measurements. Being an engineer and thinking about it, as well as looking at instructions from other manufacturers, you want the tow vehicle to be as close to the unhitched height as possible. You do NOT want to overcompensate, though. Once I figured that out, it was a piece of cake to set up. Again, easy to install, easy to hitch, easy to set and unset the torsion bars (using your tongue jack to take the weight off helps a bunch), great sway control, and great weight distribution (if it is set up well). Make certain you always keep the trunion pivot pins well greased to avoid wear, so buy a tube or two of grease and keep it with the hitch.



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Works great easy to install



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Our friends (who had a large Roo trailer) recommended that we get he Equalizer E2 trunnion hitch for our 26-foot Jayco mated to our F150. Everything has been great. It is easy to hook up and disconnect, and when pulling, the trailer is stable and we have had no swaying of any kind. Our [retailer] tech installed it, and we are totally happy with it.



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The hitch was more difficult to install than anticipated. We needed to purchase a larger than typical wrench to get the job done. What took most of the time was the adjustments rather than the physical attaching. Make sure you are careful with your measurements! Overall I am very pleased with the product. It definitely helps produce a smoother ride.


Comments
Excellent!
Tina M - 05/18/2018



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I will update this review after I have installed the Weight Distribution system on my unit, but I wanted to give a special thank you to Vanessa who did an outstanding job of getting me a part that had broken out of the box during shipment. She did a great job of keeping me up to date on the status of my missing item. The item was very heavy and the packing it came in today was outstanding. Many thanks.


Comments
The Weight Distribution system has been working great. I have had only one minor problem in that the L bracket hangers have bowed slightly which has caused the bottom of the hanger to shift to the rear of the trailer. I have torque the hanger bolts per the installation instructions. Since the bottom bolt of the hanger assembly does not touch the bottom of the trailer rail, I am going to try and add a spacer between it an the trailer rail to see if that alleviates the issue. Load sharing is great and I have never had the trailer sway on me at all. I am open to suggestions on other ways to solve this issue. By the way I am in the process of upgrading this unit for my new toy hauler. Going up to the 1,200 12,000 lb unit.
Kenneth L - 06/11/2019



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This hitch set up was perfect for us. We have a small 21 foot travel trailer and pull it with a standard 2013 1500 Silverado. The hitch did its job lifting the rear of the truck to level. Great sway control. I highly recommend it. When we eventually go with a bigger set up, I WILL be buying this brand again.



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Love this set up. Takes a bit of getting used to when hooking up/unhooking, but it works well. Having a power tongue jack helps with the raising and lowering required to get the sway bars on and off the brackets.



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I purchased this unit for my daughter and son-in-law after they purchased their first RV trailer. I've had a little experience with WDH (weight distribution hitch) and highly recommended and explained this one for them. Installation was straight forward with the simple to understand directions. The balancing of the units went easy after viewing the video at etrailer.com. I feel better knowing they will be traveling safe with this combination sway control and WDH.



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Thanks for the follow up on the distribution hitch. It works well and I am very happy with the purchase.



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after installing the hitch set up I towed the trailer from Florida to New York. no problems whatsoever with sway or handling. had approximately 3500 pounds worth of furniture.



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Easy to install, easy-to-follow instructions. Anti-sway worked well at highway speeds and on country roads. It's heavy! Recommend getting one of those hitch carriers or a large tool bag to carry it.



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Gladly write a review I Love etrailer.com . I already took a picture of my new goodies and mentioned etrailer.com my my ICOG Facebook page . Ice castle owners group is over 12k members all towing and hauling all year round .. I think most of use buy from you already but there’s always new members joining and asking question . I say just go to etrailer they got everything you need and a few things you never knew about .



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Good Product and great service. The order was received quickly and exactly as ordered. The hitch installation was well documented and was easily completed (after purchasing a few larger wrenches). Using this on a 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee pulling a 2horse bumper pull trailer. So far, it seems to make the trailer more stable, although I have yet to haul it with both horses loaded.



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Ask the Experts about this Fastway Weight Distribution Hitch

  • Recommend Weight Distribution Hitch for Trailer with 400 lb Tongue Weight Multiple Tow Vehicles
    I have great news for you. We have several weight distribution systems available that can be used on both trucks and suvs. The reason for this is because a weight distribution system is based off of the trailer rather than the tow vehicle. I recommend the Fastway e2 Weight Distribution System part # FA92-00-0800 which is rated for a tongue weight range of 400 - 800 lbs. That said, if you decide to tow an even heavier trailer with your truck for example you can purchase another set of spring...
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution System for Camper with 640 Pound Tongue Weight
    Thank you so much for all the information on your camper's tongue weight. It really sounds like you have done your homework! For the 640 pound tongue weight you calculated using the bathroom scale method the Fastway e2 Weight Distribution System # FA92-00-0800 will work perfectly. This system features a tongue weight capacity of 400 to 800 pounds, giving you a comfortable safety margin in either direction. Just keep in mind that you will also need to add in any additional cargo weight...
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution System For 2020 Toyota Tacoma Towing TT With 4700lb GVWR
    I would be happy to recommend a weight distribution system for your 2020 Toyota Tacoma towing a travel trailer with a GVWR of 4700lbs but you will need to confirm you total tongue weight before purchasing a system. 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 Tacoma. The easiest way to get an accurate tongue weight measurement is with a tongue weight scale like the # e99044 but there are...
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  • 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Correcting Squat From Tongue Weight
    There are several good options toward suspension enhancement to consider, air springs being one of the best options and in large part for their adjustability. However, to begin with I suggest you first look into a weight distribution system to address your issue, instead of suspension enhancement. A Weight Distribution Hitch helps to shift excessive weight from the rear axle across all, reducing sag caused by the trailer’s tongue weight; and provides more stability when encountering cross...
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  • 2-5/16 inch Hitch Ball Recommendation for Use with Fastway Weight Distribution # FA92-00-0800
    The way to pick out a weight distribution is to do it based on the loaded tongue weight of the trailer as it's ready to tow. This figure includes the weight of any cargo behind the rear axle of the tow vehicle. The Fastway kit part # FA92-00-0800 is good for up to 800 lbs tongue weight which should be about right for your trailer. A ball does not come with this so you'd need to provide one like the 2-5/16 inch hitch ball part # 19286. You'll also need a thin walled socket like # EQ70-00-4800...
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  • Best Weight Distribution System With Built-In Sway Control For 500-800Lbs Tongue Weight
    I recommend going with Fastway e2 Weight Distribution w/ 2-Point Sway Control - Trunnion - 8,000 lbs GTW, 800 lbs TW # FA92-00-0800. This system has a tongue weight range of 400-800lbs and gross towing weight of 8,000lbs, which will be plenty for your setup. It does have built-in sway control; this is provided by friction in the L brackets when the spring bars begin to move. The resistance created by this action limits the movement of the spring bar, thus preventing side-to-side movement...
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  • What Typically Causes Trailer Sway and Will Weight Distribution System Prevent It
    If you are experiencing persistent sway at highway speeds your real issue is most likely trailer loading. You need to move the weight of any cargo forward if at all possible so that the tongue weight is between 10 and 15 percent of the total trailer weight. The other possible contributing factor for sway is worn out suspension components which you can find by inspecting the setup and fixing as needed. Now when it comes to the correct tongue weight range for WD spring bars you want to...
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  • Best Ways to Determine Tongue Weight to Set Up Weight Distribution System
    There are a few ways that you can determine the trailer tongue weight once it is loaded and ready to tow. The best way would be to use a tongue weight scale, # 5780, for the most accurate reading. Tongue weight is typically 10 to 15 percent of the gross trailer weight, but not always. So if an estimate will not do using a scale or one of the methods in the link I have included to the right would be the way to go. Determining tongue weight is a little different when choosing weight...
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  • Can a Weight Distribution System Be Used On a 2013 Toyota Highlander
    I checked the owner's manual for a 2013 Toyota Highlander just to be sure and there is no mention of not using a weight distribution system so you are covered. In fact, it is even somewhat encouraged as the manual states the use of a sway control device which most weight distribution systems have is needed for trailer's over 2,000 lbs. There is some truth to uni-bodies having a weaker structure than body-on-frame configurations but not so much so that you cannot use a weight distribution...
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  • Determining The Correct Weight Distribution System For 2014 Toyota 4Runner Towing Camper Trailer
    The difference between round bars and trunnion bars is mainly how they attach to the head of the weight distribution system. The round bars attach from underneath which means they have slightly less ground clearance, and some people believe they are weaker due to the bar bending. In all honestly both systems are fine, but we have found the trunnion bars to be easier to install and since they also offer slightly more ground clearance they are what we typically recommend. With that said...
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution System for Wolf Pup 16BHS Trailer with 2013 Toyota 4Runner
    I checked the online owners manual for your 2013 Toyota 4Runner and the tongue weight can be between 9 and 11 percent of the trailer weight without using a weight distribution system. So based on the tongue weight you gave of 417 lbs, the tongue weight of your trailer is just over 14% so it is recommended to use a weight distribution system. When choosing which system is best for your vehicle and trailer combination, you want to determine the total tongue weight. This is the loaded...
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  • When to Upgrade the Fastway e2 Weight Distribution System
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution System for a 2019 Heartland Trail Runner 25SLE
    I do recommend using a weight distribution system for a 2019 Heartland Trail Runner 25SLE and the Fastway e2 Weight Distribution System is one of the best options. I recommend the part # FA92-00-0800 which is rated for up to 800 lbs and the one you'll want to use. The hitch weight listed for this trailer is 490 lbs but this is while unloaded. Please note, you'll also need the Hitch Ball for Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution Systems part # EQ91-00-6080 or part # EQ91-00-6100.
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  • How to Choose the Correct Fastway e2 Weight Distribution System for a Travel Trailer
    In order to select the correct Fastway e2 Weight Distribution w/ 2-Point Sway Control for your travel trailer you are going to need to find your total tongue weight (TTW). The total tongue weight (TTW) is composed of both the loaded ready to tow tongue weight of the trailer and any weight stored behind the rear axle of the tow vehicle. Based on this, I recommend part # FA92-00-1000 as long as your total tongue weight (TTW) is between 600 lbs - 1,000 lbs. Please keep in mind that the...
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  • Will Fastway e2 Weight Distribution System Work On Airstream Basecamp X
    In order to install the Fastway e2 Weight Distribution System part # FA92-00-0800 on a Airstream Basecamp X you'd likely need to modify the propane tank cover. That said, you would need to do this for most systems as well. If you don't want to do any trimming of the cover then you could use brackets which drill into the frame instead, the Chain Hangers for Reese Weight Distribution Systems part # RP58305 with the Strait-Line Weight Distribution System part # RP66082 which actually has better...
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution With Sway Control For 3,800-Lb Tent Trailer
    The trailer hitch is not considered for tongue weight when calculating total tongue weight. You do need to know the total tongue weight which is the tongue weight of your trailer when it is loaded and ready to tow added to the weight of cargo placed behind the rear axle. The 280-lbs you said is your tongue weight sounds a little light. I would expect the weight to be closer to 400-lbs for a 3,800-lb trailer unless most of the weight is in the back of the trailer. Based on the numbers...
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  • Can A 2-1/2 Inch to 2 Inch Reducer Be Used With a Fastway e2 Weight Distribution System
    Yes, you can use a 2-1/2" to 2" reducer sleeve like part # 58102 for example with the Fastway e2 Weight Distribution System part # FA92-00-0800. If you want to upgrade down the road we do carry 2-1/2" shanks like the Equal-i-zer Weight Dist Shank part # EQ90-02-4700 which don't require any reducer sleeve.
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  • What is the Difference Between Trunnion and Round Bar Weight Distribution Systems
    The round or trunnion bars refers to the end of the spring bars. Round bars are typically designed for lighter applications, are a bit harder to install and are usually priced lower than trunnion bars. Trunnion bars are typically designed to be used with heavier weight applications, and easier to install than round bars. Trunnion bars typically offer more ground clearance as well. I attached an FAQ article on weight distribution for you to check out.
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution System for a 2019 Forest River R-Pod RP-180
    The weight distribution system I recommend for your 2019 Forest River R-Pod RP-180 is the Fastway e2 Weight Distribution w/ 2-Point Sway Control part # FA92-00-0800. This system is rated for a total tongue weight (loaded tongue weight of trailer + weight of cargo behind rear axle of tow vehicle) of 400 lbs - 800 lbs which I suspect you will be within while fully loaded and ready to tow. The most important thing when choosing a weight distribution system is that you do not go over the max...
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  • Fastway Weight Distribution Recommendation for 4,200 lb 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. For a trailer that weighs 4,200...
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  • Does Weight of Weight Distribution Hitch Count as Tongue Weight When Picking Out System
    The weight of the weight distribution system does not need to be factored in as additional tongue weight. We've checked with our WD manufacturers and they have told us that the system becomes a part of the trailer hitch essentially so it does not need to be considered.
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  • Adequate WD Hitch for Rockwood Mini-Lite 2104s with 2018 Ram 1500
    While you may be able to get away with your current WD hitch, when you start adding in gear like dishes, food, clothes, TVs and water (the heaviest) you may be pushing the limits of it. These WD hitches have a small margin of error built in to them, so as long as you're close to the limit and not over, you will be able to safely pull the Rockwood Mini-Lite 2104s. The best way to test what your trailer tongue weight actually is when fully loaded is with a tongue weight scale like the...
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  • Best Weight Distribution System for a Forest River Rockwood Geo Pro G19FD
    The trailer coupler on your Forest River Rockwood Geo Pro G19FD is a top mount otherwise known as an overslung coupler. With that being said, due to the limited amount of space you have on your tongue, I really don't think the Fastway e2 Weight Distribution System part # FA92-00-0800 is the best option for you. In order for the Fastway e2 to work, you need space available on the frame 27" - 30" back from the center of the trailer coupler. The best option for you with limited frame space...
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution For Trailer With 600-Lb Tongue Weight
    The best way to determine what system will work for you is to know what your total tongue weight is. The total tongue weight is the tongue weight of your fully-loaded-ready-to-tow trailer added to the weight of any cargo you place behind the rear axle of the tow vehicle. You will then want to find a system where your total tongue weight falls near the middle of the tongue weight range for the system. Getting a system that is too small will be useless, but getting a system that is too big...
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution System For 2014 Nissan Pathfinder And R-Pod 183G Trailer
    It looks like the unloaded vehicle weight of the R-Pod 183G is 2765. Your 2014 Nissan Pathfinder has a towing capacity of 5,000 lbs. Since this trailer when loaded will be almost 50 percent of the weight of your vehicle, I recommend using a weight distribution system. The R-pod has a hitch weight of 300 lbs unloaded, so once you have a loaded tongue and add any cargo behind your rear axle of your Pathfinder, you will have the range for your weight distribution system. For the system...
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  • Is Weight Distribution System Needed to Tow 2014 Jayco Jay Flight Swift with 2012 Ram 2500
    We recommend a weight distribution system if the trailer's weight is more than 50 percent of the tow vehicle's or if you're experiencing sway, sag, or the setup isn't riding level in some way. I looked up your 2014 Jayco Jay Flight Swift and its maximum loaded weight is 3,500 pounds. This is more than half of weight of your 2012 Ram 2500 so we recommend weight distribution but if you're not experiencing any issues with sway or keeping everything level you may not need one. If you...
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution System for 2018 Shasta Oasis 18BH
    Based on my research your 2018 Shasta Oasis 18BH trailer has a GVWR of 4,750 pounds, which is the most it can weigh when fully loaded. When picking out a weight distribution system the most important factor to consider is the total tongue weight of your setup, which includes the loaded tongue weight of the trailer plus any added cargo weight you have behind the rear axle of your F-150. Ideally this number will fall near the middle of the operating range on the system you choose. Using...
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  • Should I Use Spacers When Installing the Fastway e2 Weight Distribution System
    The spacer rivet along with the washers are very important pieces of the Fastway e2 Weight Distribution System. These are going to be used to ensure the system is transferring the proper amount of weight to the front axle of the tow vehicle which is then going to affect the vehicle's ability to control the sway of the trailer. The system can still be level without using the spacers but this is then taking away pretty much all of its sway control properties. The head actually needs to be...
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  • Do Spring Bars on Weight Distribution System Need to be Parallel?
    The trunnion bars on your weight distribution system do need to be parallel to the ground in order to operate properly. The goal of a weight distribution system is in part to help stop sag, however, so I would double check just to ensure everything was installed properly, including having the correct head tilt. I know it's a pain to have to do that, but air bags should really only be supplemental to your weight distribution and not used as a way to significantly reduce sag if you are...
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