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Fastway e2 Weight Distribution w/ 2-Point Sway Control - Trunnion - 10,000 lbs GTW, 1,000 lbs TW

Fastway e2 Weight Distribution w/ 2-Point Sway Control - Trunnion - 10,000 lbs GTW, 1,000 lbs TW

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Product Expert Lindsey S

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 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 - 10,000 lbs GTW, 1,000 lbs TW part number FA92-00-1000 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-1624 for expert service.
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Fastway Weight Distribution Hitch - FA92-00-1000

  • 800 lbs
  • 900 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: 600 lbs - 1,000 lbs
  • Gross towing weight: 10,000 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"
    • Maximum drop: 1"
    • Overall height: 8-1/2"
    • Holes are spaced 1-1/4" apart on center
  • From the center of the pin hole to the center of the ball: 12"
  • 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.



92-00-1000 Fast Way e2 Weight-Distribution Hitch - Trunnion Bar - 10K

Installation Details FA92-00-1000 Installation instructions




Customer Reviews

Fastway e2 Weight Distribution w/ 2-Point Sway Control - Trunnion - 10,000 lbs GTW, 1,000 lbs TW - FA92-00-1000

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (409 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.

- FA92-00-1000
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etrailer service is great and the customer service is awesome. The only gripe is the packaging and is not really etrailers fault. UPS ans Fed Ex beat the living daylights out of thier shipments. I am lucky to have all the parts and the hitch was scratched up pretty bad from the abused shipping. Maybe if the boxes were shrink wrapped they would hold up better in shipment. Very fast shipping and I will be using etrailer in the future!



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etrailer had always been great to work with. When the package tracking hadn’t updated in a few days the CS at etrailer assured me everything was good. Sure enough that same day the tracker showed that my package was only 3 hours away and would be here the next day. The e2 hitch is really easy to set up and I’m very pleased with my purchase and would go through etrailer agin to purchase it.



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I am very pleased with my Fastway Weight Distribution System. This order was delayed due to the supplier having problems delivering the product but Noahe kept me informed during the hole process. I will definitely purchase items from etrailer in the future.



- FA92-00-1000
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Would not pull a trailer without it. Easy to install, easy to use. No sway with this hitch.



- FA92-00-1000
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Fantastic hitch but make sure you take some time to get it set up. I had to assemble/disassemble/reassemble it a few times to get it set up correctly. Also, I had to go to my local trailer shop to properly torque the hitch ball. Not only did I not have a 1 7/8" socket, but I couldn't torque it to 450ft lbs. Now that it is installed and dialed it it works great.



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Great help ordering and quick shipping!



- FA92-00-1000
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Very happy with the product quality, instructions, and performance of the hitch system. I would highly recommend to anyone needing this type of hitch.


Comments
Great, no complaints, durable, and reliable, used my 3/4 drive socket set for installation
Steve - 04/15/2019



- FA92-00-1000
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Love it! Easy to follow install instructions. Simple / quick hook up and removal. Fortunately we recieved all parts as the box was completely blown out upon arrival with bolts, washers, and trunnion bars falling out across my driveway. UPS really does not care about the cargo they carry, but I know if parts were missing that etrailer would make it right!



- FA92-00-1000
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They work great. It took awhile to find a wrench big enough to install the 2 5/16in ball hitch and the parts associated with this system. I didn't have any sockets that size. But, after about two hours, everything was working great.



- FA92-00-1000
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Excellent - Works great and etrailer is a excellent company to deal with. Appreciate the customer service!!



- FA92-00-1000
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Works great. Leveled out my 1/2 ton pickup pulling my Ice Castle. Installs rather easily. Excellent product.



- FA92-00-1000
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Customer service was excellent and helped with questions I had. The hitch was exactly as described.



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Excellent customer service and very helpful in making a decision about the correct hitch. Delivery was fast and followup by Madison was perfect. Pat R



- FA92-00-1000
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Great product! !! Easy to install and made towing the vehicle a lot easier.



- FA92-00-1000
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Been using this for about a year, no issues at all. It is a little loud, but i understand most of them are. great product.



- FA92-00-1000
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Very happy with the product so far, very easy to assemble.



- FA92-00-0600
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Review from a similar e2 in Weight Distribution Hitch


Easy to install and use. I'm new to trailering, so I don't have much to compare this to, however the trailer doesn't sway, tows straight, and the weight distribution made ALL the difference in my towing capabilities and confidence. (2000 modified Toyota Tundra V8 with 2018 Jayco Jay Feather X213).



- FA92-00-0800
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Review from a similar e2 in Weight Distribution Hitch


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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Review from a similar e2 in Weight Distribution Hitch


The solution to dangerous issues. This system resolved many of my towing issues. I tow a food trailer. The hitch sagged and the lowered hitch raised the front end of my SUV. I also experienced sway and buffeting when tractor-trailers passed. Windy, wet nights and big trucks were white-knuckle drives. NO MORE. Nobody does it better than etrailer! They answer their phone! They are truly knowledgeable about their products and care about their clients. My first call directed me to my precise options. I ordered it on-line and it arrived a day ahead of schedule. I watched their exceptional installation video three times before attempting installation. This is what sets ET apart. They did not have one video - they had two - one for a truck and one for an SUV / VAN. What was not covered in the videos was only a call away. PAY ATTENTION HERE: The rig uses a set of stacked-washers to adjust the "angle" of the hitch ball. The more washers you use - the greater the angle and the higher the tension of the torsion bar. If you begin with too many washers, you may find that after you use the provided torsion bar installer (a variant on a crow-bar) to install your torsion/control-bars. YOU MAY NOT BE ABLE TO GET THE BARS BACK OFF! That was my case. And if you cannot get the bars off - you cannot remove the tow vehicle. I had no idea how to release all of that pressure without potentially hurting myself. Ugh. ONE CALL - THAT'S ALL! A quick call to ET. The rep understood my problem but he also understood that mine was a dangerous issue and sought additional help internally. He came back with "...this is going to sound odd but trust me. Chock your wheels. Raise your tow vehicle from the center of the tow bar until you raise your rear wheels off of the ground and until you can move the bars manually (a light tap with a hammer is a good indicator as to whether you have relieved enough pressure by raising the tow vehicle). When you can swing the bars manually - swing them out and away from the trailer and if you swing them far enough toward the tow vehicle, they will simply fall out of their socket. (There is also a release tab you can pull out - but I prefer this method.) It WORKED! Adjusting this type of system can be an arduous task that is well worth the effort and no company does a better job of selling, educating and servicing than ET. My local tow shop wanted to install a "chain" system without sway control and when I asked him what he thought of the "bar" systems - he said, "...hmm, I've never seen those before". Go with the experts and your own mechanical expertise. ET has your back.


Comments
A year out and still working perfectly! White knuckle drives are a thing of the past. No more sway or buffeting by passing big rigs!
James F - 12/31/2019



- FA92-00-0800
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Review from a similar e2 in Weight Distribution Hitch


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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Review from a similar e2 in Weight Distribution Hitch


Easy to install, set up, and works beautifully every time. Truck drives better and feels more solid/grounded fully loaded with this system than it does alone (even better than pulling the old pop-up trailer)! Never get that push/pull of the trailer again! During initial installation, I didn't have a loaded trailer or truck, so made some educated guesses on bracket and hitch heights. Took 1.5hrs doing it myself (including taking measurements, etc). On our first camping trip, with the trailer fully loaded and all 6 people and gear in the truck, I needed to raise the tongue brackets one hole, which took 10min. Since then it has never needed adjustment and every time I use it I'm thankful for how easy it is to set up and dead useful it is. Lastly, the included shank was too short for my truck/trailer combo (needed an additional 1" of drop), so purchased a longer one at the same time. ********* 2007 Ford Expedition EL Eddie Bauer 4WD pulling a 2004 21' R-Vision Trail-Lite Hybrid Trailer



- FA92-00-0800
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Review from a similar e2 in Weight Distribution Hitch


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.



- FA94-00-0600
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Review from a similar e2 in Weight Distribution Hitch


I ordered the WDH after trying towing with just a sway bar for our Honda Pilot - Airstream Sport22. Once setup the rig now tows level and is quite a bit more stable. The hitch is very well constructed and the directions were fairly easy to follow, I decided to flip the link plate even though the coupler was top mounted it was located at the bottom of the A -frame. Per the directions you will need to retorque the fasteners, I did this after a couple of short trips 10-25 miles. After an 825 mile trip only the angle set bolt needed a little more tightening. One thing to note, the hitch does include a bushing for a 1" ball shaft.


Comments
The WDH is working out nicely, we have gone on 6 trips. I would recommend using it.
Larry B - 08/20/2020


- FA94-00-0800
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Review from a similar e2 in Weight Distribution Hitch


Love this WDH! It works great and came with easy to understand instructions on how to configure it for my tow vehicle and trailer. A hitch pin was bent in shipping and customer service replaced it quickly, no questions asked. I would definitely buy from etrailer.com again.



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Review from a similar e2 in Weight Distribution Hitch


An excellent weight distribution hitch for our 22' 5,500 lb travel trailer. Coupled to our GMC 1500 truck, the distribution hitch prevents sway and keeps our headlamps aimed on the road at night rather than spotting owls in the trees;) Though there is a pry tool to assist in lifting the sway bars onto their receivers, I find the process of installation and removal is greatly improved if one keeps the ball hitch latched and raising the travel trailer (using its jack) several inches to unload the sway bars. Once the bars are engaged/disengaged, the trailer can be lowered and you're on your way. Lastly, for the good folks at etrailer, packaging of the product could be better as this arrived at my door, box torn open and bars protruding. Fortunately, all the parts of this comprehensive kit were still there!


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Ask the Experts about this Fastway Weight Distribution Hitch

  • Can Fastway e2 Weight Distribution System 600 lb Trunnion Bars be Upgraded to 1,000 lb Bars
    Yes, you can simply order the Replacement Trunnion Spring Bars for Fastway e2 Weight Distribution Systems # FA92-01-1099 which are rated for 1,000 lbs of tongue weight and use them with your Fastway e2 Weight Distribution # FA92-00-0600. Doing this will give you the 1,000 lb capacity you are looking to use. I've added a link to a video review of these bars for you to check out as well.
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  • Can Curt 2-1/2-Inch Shank C17128 Be Used with Fastway Weight Distribution FA92-00-1000
    You can use a different brand of shank with a weight distribution system. Fortunately these parts are standardized for hole size and hole spacing which allows them to be swapped out when necessary. We cannot swap out components in the Fastway kit but you can certainly purchase and use the alternate shank. The Curt 2-1/2-inch shank # C17132 can be used with the Fastway weight distribution system # FA92-00-1000 if you want to avoid using a hitch reducer sleeve like # C45405.
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution System for 2018 Prime Time ATI Avenger Trailer
    When picking out a weight distribution system it is important to determine your total tongue weight, which is the loaded tongue weight of the trailer plus any additional cargo weight coming from behind the rear axle of your Silverado. Ideally this number falls comfortably within the operating range for the system you choose. If the 658 pound tongue weight you mentioned is with the trailer loaded I recommend taking a look at the Fastway e2 Weight Distribution System # FA92-00-1000. The...
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  • Can SumoSprings be Used With Weight Distribution Hitch on 2016 Toyota Tundra
    You can definitely use SumoSprings with a weight distribution hitch like your Fastway e2 # FA92-00-1000 on your 2016 Toyota Tundra. What you want to do is install the SumoSprings and then adjust your weight distribution set up, like you mentioned. Since you do have a weight distribution hitch you do not need a heavy-duty suspension enhancement, so for your 2016 Tundra I recommend the 1,000 lb rated SumoSprings Solo Custom Helper Springs # SSR-610-40. These will do a very nice...
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  • Troubleshooting Sway Control Issue with Fastway e2 System
    The Fastway e2 system you have should not need any additional sway control and won't work with any additional bars. The biggest issue when you experience sway with a system like the # FA92-00-1000 is either an underrated system or a poorly adjusted system. An underrated system doesn't account for the total tongue weight which includes the loaded trailer tongue weight as well as any additional cargo behind the rear axle of the tow vehicle. I've attached the installation instructions to...
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  • Determining The Best Weight Distribution System For Trailer Where Load Changes Often
    I would be happy to go over a few options for a weight distribution system for towing a cargo trailer with your 2009 Chevrolet Avalanche. Since you mentioned the load changes, I recommend finding the total tongue weight of the setup with the load you plan on carrying the most often. Total tongue weight is the tongue weight of your fully loaded and ready to tow trailer plus the weight of any cargo added behind the rear axle of your Avalanche. The easiest way to get an accurate tongue...
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  • How to Determine Weight Distribution System Capacity for Travel Trailer
    I couldn't find your order number to determine the exact weight distribution system you ordered from us, and the system matters due to their different tongue weight ranges. This is important because when choosing a weight distribution system for any trailer, you determine the correct system by your total tongue weight (TTW), which is the the tongue weight of your fully loaded and ready to go trailer plus the weight of any cargo behind the rear axle of your tow vehicle (in your case, a 2004...
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  • Can the Shank on the 10K Fastway e2 Weight Distribution System Be Flipped for More Drop
    The Fastway e2 Weight Distribution System part # FA92-00-1000 comes with a shank that can provide a max of 6" rise or 1" drop. That said, these measurements already reflect the shank being flipped or inverted so no matter which direction the shank was installed you could still only achieve 1" drop. However, I do have an option for you that does not require you to buy two shanks, the Fastway e2 Weight Distribution System part # FA94-00-1033 and the Fastway e2 Weight Distribution Shank part...
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  • Replacement 2-1/2-Inch Shank for Use with Fastway e2 Weight Distribution Hitch
    Hitch reducer sleeves are the only type of hitch adapter that does not compromise weight capacity or strength so you can use any brand of 2-1/2 to 2-inch reducer sleeve along with your 2-inch Fastway weight distribution shank. You can see them all on the linked page. I like the B&W # BWRHXA2182 because it has a flared opening that keeps it from going too far into your hitch tube. If you do prefer to use a 2-1/2-inch shank you can choose from the Equal-I-zer models linked for you, such...
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  • Can the Fastway e2 10K Weight Distribution System Be Used with Under 600 Lbs Tongue Weight
    The Fastway e2 Weight Distribution System part # FA92-00-1000 is an extremely versatile system that can accommodate a varying degree of tongue weights from 600 lbs - 1,000 lbs. If you are under the 600 lb rating then you are perfectly fine though it might not perform as well as when you are right in the sweet spot which is about 800 lbs for this particular system. I would say that at around 400 lbs I would either A remove the spring bars or B install a set better rated for the weight of...
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  • Should Spacer Washers be Added One at a Time With Fastway e2 Weight Distribution System
    You should add one spacer washer at a time with the Fastway e2 Weight Distribution System # FA92-00-1000 as there is not a specific formula regarding one washer equaling a certain measurement. The reason for this is that there are too many variables in regards to specific vehicles and trailers for one spacer washer to definitively equal a specific measurement. Keep in mind that you should use a minimum of 5 washers and a maximum of 9 washers so you will need to experiment a bit to find...
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  • Correct Weight Distribution/Sway Control Hitch for 2011 Coachmen Catalina 21BH Tandem-Axle Trailer
    Thank you for providing the weight specs for your 2011 Coachmen Catalina 21BH tandem-axle travel trailer. The trailer's empty/dry hitch weight of 563-lbs suggests that when you have it loaded for a trip, with water and propane tanks filled and all your supplies and gear loaded, the actual loaded tongue weight (TW) will be more like 800 to 900-lbs. This loaded TW is what you want to use to select a weight distribution system. The linked article may be useful to you. The easiest way...
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  • Can Weight Distribution System be Used without Connecting the Spring Bars
    You certainly can use a weight distribution system without attaching the spring bars. You'll be using just the shank, head, and hitch ball so it won't have any anti-sway or weight distributing going on but the trailer can still be hooked up and towed. You'll basically have a big ball mount.
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  • Availability of the Fastway Weight Distribution with 10,000 Gross Trailer Weight Trunnion Style
    I have a solution for you. We carry the Fastway e2 # FA92-00-1000 which is the same weight hitch that you referenced without the trailer ball. All you will need is # EQ91-00-6100 trailer ball with the this Fastway hitch.
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution System for 6000 lb GVWR Travel Trailer
    Actually, the Fastway e2 # FA92-00-1000 weight distribution system you'd looked at would be perfect for the travel trailer you described. It's compatible with trailers with tongue weights from 600-1000 lbs. Since your dry tongue weight is 500 lbs, that'll increase when you add the weight of gear in the travel trailer, water tanks, and propane tanks. You'll also want to add the weight of anything stowed in the truck bed behind the rear axle as tongue weight. Once all that's added up, you...
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  • Will Upgrading to Higher Rated Spring Bars on Weight Distribution System Prevent Persistent Sway
    The type of sway you are describing is not going to be fixed with a weight distribution system. What you are experiencing is either due to not enough tongue weight or your trailer isn't sitting level. You need to get the tongue weight of your trailer to be between 10 and 15 percent of the total trailer weight and you'll see the persistent sway you are describing go away. Your 1,000 lb system would be ideal for your 875 lbs of tongue weight if that was the loaded tongue weight. If...
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  • Which Fastway Weight Distribution for 2017 Rockwood Forest River Mini Lite 2509S
    Since picking out a weight distribution system should be based on the loaded tongue weight of the setup which also includes the weight of any cargo behind the rear axle of the tow vehicle and your dry tongue weight is 709 lbs you'd want the higher rated part # FA92-00-1000 which has a tongue weight range of 600-1,000 lb. For a hitch ball you'd want the part # 63840 for a 2-5/16 inch size and then for a thin walled socket to install the ball # ALL643216.
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  • Can the Spring Bars of a E2 Weight Distribution System be Changed to Weight Range
    If you wanted to change your weight distribution system to lower the tongue weight range from 1,000 to 600 you would just need to replace your bars with the part # FA94-02-0699. These bars will fit the head of your system.
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  • Tip for Torquing Hitch Ball of Fastway Weight Distribution System
    I would recommend using the exact procedure you outlined. Tighten the shank bolts first and then with the shank in the vehicle hitch (secured with hitch pin) torque down the hitch ball to 450 ft lbs.
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    The key for a weight distribution system to properly move trailer tongue weight forward to the tow vehicle's front axle is to match the system to the trailer's fully-loaded tongue weight. Systems rated too low will not have enough tension to redistribute the trailer weight forward and systems rated too high for the actual tongue weight can result in jumpy or erratic handling. In addition to your trailer's measured tongue weight you need to include in the equation the weight of anything...
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution System for Aluminum Trailer Carrying Various Weights
    Before you purchase a weight distribution you need to make sure the trailer manufacturer recommends using a system on the trailer. A lot of aluminum trailers cannot bear the stress a weight distribution system puts on the frame like steel trailers can. If a weight distribution system can be used with the trailer the challenge you have is finding a system that will work for the various weights you'll be towing. To choose a correctly weighted system you need to find the tongue weight...
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  • How Much Tongue Weight Does the Fastway e2 Weight Distribution System Relieve
    The Fastway e2 Weight Distribution System 10,000 lbs. GTW and 1,000 lbs. TW # FA92-00-1000 will remove some tongue weight. However, every situation is different and this system could remove more or less weight depending on how your weight distribution system is set up and how much tongue weight you have. A weight distribution system takes some of the tongue weight and distributes it to the front of the tow vehicle and the trailer axles. I contacted Fastway and while they were not able...
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  • Installation Details of Fastway e2 Weight Distribution System
    I've linked the installation details of the Fastway e2 # FA92-00-1000 to this page for you as a .pdf. As well as a review video.
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  • How to Determine Correct Fastway e2 Weight Distribution System
    To determine the correct Fastway weight distribution system for your setup you need to find your total tongue weight. You need to determine your trailer's loaded, and ready to tow tongue weight and combine it with the amount of weight you have behind the rear axle of your 2013 Ram 1500. You want your total tongue weight to fall somewhere within the range of the system you choose. From my research your trailer has a GVWR of 7,635 pounds. If you're loading your trailer to its full capacity...
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  • Weight Distribution System Recommendation for Pole Tongue Trailer that Weighs 5,400 lbs
    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. A system like this can be used with...
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  • Weight Distribution Needed for Towing a 5,600 lb Camper with a 2014 Ram 1500
    I believe the video you were referring to the linked video of the Fastway e2 # FA94-00-1033. Although the system is rated similarly to the Fastway e2 # FA92-00-1000 that you referenced, this video was shot more for demonstration purposes than anything. Personally I prefer the trunnion style bars like what you referenced as they have better ground clearance than the round bar systems. To determine the best Weight Distribution (WD) system for your towing setup you will first need to find...
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  • Weight Distribution Shank for Fastway e2 with More Drop and Longer Shank than Included Shank
    I can certainly help you choose a weight distribution shank that will offer you more drop and stick out further from the trailer hitch receiver. Since the shank that comes with the Fastway e2 # FA92-00-1000 offers a 1-5/8 inch drop and you need an additional 3 inches of drop, I found 2 different weight distribution shanks that I recommend, as they offer approximately 5 inches of drop and will sit further away from your truck. The Curt Weight Distribution Shank, 12 Inches Long # C17121...
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  • Is a Weight Distribution System Needed for a 2011 Nissan Armada
    According to the owner's manual for your 2011 Nissan Armada, if the gross trailer weight (GTW) of your trailer is more than 5,000 lbs then the use of weight distribution is recommended. In addition to the weight distribution system, I also recommend using a transmission cooler as this is going to ensure that the vehicle's transmission fluid temps stay within the manufacturers specifications which will improve longevity and towing performance. For a weight distribution system, I recommend...
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  • Replacement 3/4 Inch Bolts for Fastway e2 Weight Distribution System
    According to Fastway, the 3/4 inch plated bolts they use are grade 5, but you'll want to use 3/4 inch conical toothed washers and lock nuts. The lock nuts can be found locally, but not the washers and Fastway won't honor the warranty if hardware other than what they recommend is used. If the guy buggered up the nut and bolt, I'd make him replace them using hardware from their # FA92-02-9600 hardware kit since he and not you damaged it.
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