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Fastway e2 Weight Distribution w/ 2-Point Sway Control - Trunnion - 12,000 lbs GTW, 1,200 lbs TW

Fastway e2 Weight Distribution w/ 2-Point Sway Control - Trunnion - 12,000 lbs GTW, 1,200 lbs TW

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

Yes, if you:

  • Have a trailer with 800 lbs – 1,200 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 - 12,000 lbs GTW, 1,200 lbs TW part number FA92-00-1200 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-1624 for expert service.
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Fastway Weight Distribution Hitch

  • 1000 lbs
  • 1100 lbs
  • WD With Sway Control
  • Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  • Allows Backing Up
  • Includes Shank
  • Fastway
  • Electric Brake Compatible
  • Surge Brake Compatible
  • Reduces Sway
  • 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: 800 lbs - 1,200 lbs
  • Gross towing weight: 12,000 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: 5-3/4"
    • Maximum drop: 2-1/4"
    • 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.



92-00-1200 Fast Way e2 Weight-Distribution Hitch - Trunnion Bar - 12K

Item # FA92-00-1200

Installation Details FA92-00-1200 Installation instructions




Customer Reviews

Fastway e2 Weight Distribution w/ 2-Point Sway Control - Trunnion - 12,000 lbs GTW, 1,200 lbs TW - FA92-00-1200

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (442 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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The hitch is very well made. The problem is with E-Trailer support division. When I asked a question about adjusting the hitch to my truck I was told to refer pages xyz! That is not what I wanted to here after spending hours on a critical issue. I’m still not sure if it is probably adjusted.



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It was easy to assemble, and after using it I would not go back to the chain style W/D hitch. I did have to purchase a longer shank so I could open my tail gate and had to use longer safety chains.



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We bought this WDS for our first TT. My husband installed it and it is working like a charm!



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I never had any problems with this WD System. Everything went together rather smoothly and it seems to work as intended. It is very heavy, received the product in the mail in it's original box which was tore up pretty good. They should have packaged the hitch better, like inside of another box at least. It seems the paint will eventually come off pretty easily , so touching it up with some spray paint will be in order to maintain the hitch from rusting.


Comments
Ive only used the hitch a couple of times within a year of owning it. The tool that has the hook on the end that is used to lift the stabilizing bars onto the hitch bends way to easy, it needs to be made out of stronger or thicker medal. One of the metal latches that hold the stabilizer bars in the socket broke off. The weld that held the pin that holds the latch broke off. But other then that it still works.
Jarrod D - 05/19/2017



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We have our first trip planned for next week. The order was easy and it shipped and arrived on time. All good so hopefully the first trip with the new hitch will be as well..


Comments
Great
Tim - 06/17/2020


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I had a weight distribution hitch with chains and a separate sway bar prior to this that I had kept from a previous trailer. Not having had to buy it myself, I didn't realize that there were different setups for different weights of trailers and I was probably not using the proper one. A friend recommended I look into a bar setup with the integrated sway control control like this one. I bought the correct one for the trailer I have. Pricing was great and had free shipping at the time. Came with great instructions and the tutorial online was really helpful. The only difficulty with setup was having the strong enough tools. With everything I had LT tires with a good load range, help from my mechanic for the ball installation, and a friend for the rest of the hitch, I'm now driving level, with much more stability and control on the road.



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Took our new RV Trailer out for a test camp, 3 days. Also first time using my new weight distribution hitch. What a difference!! Towed the trailer home before the hitch arrived. Got to see some pretty sky and rocked myself almost to sleep. With the hitch you can almost forget you have the big behemoth of a trailer behind you! Very pleased with not only the price!!! Kudos to my friend Lester Kuhn for recommending this product and company to me!!!



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Unpacked and inspected. Not used as of this review, but really looking forward to it in the coming days. This hitch will handle anything I plan to upgrade to in the future. Owned a leveler hitch in the 70's - nothing like this. Package weight is significant - ~50 lbs. No tubular parts - all solid steel. Extremely adjustable. This is serious equipment, not plug and play. Read the manual!!! Well packaged, shipped fast. Only issue was from manufacturer related to quality. Pry handle has rubber grip that was sliced somehow prior to packaging. Not etrailer fault. Have done several transactions w/ etrailer.com. All transactions simple and smooth. Friendly and knowledgeable.



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I use this to pull an 9000 Avenger with 960 lbs tongue weight, and it pulls perfectly with this hitch. It keeps my truck and trailer perfectly level and pulls with no sway, even in crosswinds.



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Very fast shipping!



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The hitch worked great. Installation easy, no drilling into your trailer hitch, and just overall easy adjustment and installation. Good help on the phone with etrailer, would buy another product online from them anytime.



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Hitch arrived fast, great quality, went together easily and was easy to set up. Sway was immediately less than before even when I had my Curt friction sway control. VERY pleased.



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I was amazed to receive the hitch the day after I ordered it and free shipping. Not doubt I will do business whit Etrailer again. Thanks



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Great service! Quick shipping! Great quality product! Using to pull my 33' Palomino V-Nose with my 2015 Silverado 15. Trailer pulls great!


Comments
Extremely satisfied!
Rainy - 07/23/2017



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These Hitches are great products. Easy to install and use. E Trailer had the best price on the market



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Big thanks. Customer service 2nd to none. Received mine damaged. Quick email.. and shipped out new one to me in a couple of days.. thanks again etrailer



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Easy installation. Installed in about a half hour



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Great product! Easy to install and set up with proper tools. Etrailer has excellent customer service!



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Towing the camper is night and day different when compared to towing without it. So much better.



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Good product and great response on missing parts



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Good product but bad packaging, could have lost stuff, big holes in box



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Exactly as described and fast shipping Thank you!!!



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troy was a great help



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    A 1,200 lb tongue weight weight distribution like the Fastway part # FA92-00-1200 is going to have a tongue weight range that's much too high for your towing setup as this has a range of 800 to 1,200. You'll likely have a very harsh ride which could potentially stress the hitch on your Pilot. Ideally you'd swap to the bar set part # FA92-01-0899 and you'd have a much more comfortable and safer setup as this has a tongue weight range of 400-800 lb. Or if you can return your setup go with...
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    Since the tongue weight of your Lance 2185 Travel Trailer is 755lbs unloaded you can and should replace the spring bars, as the head assembly used for the 600lb/6000lb system is the same as the 800lb/8000lb, 1000lb/10000lb, and 1200lb/12000lb systems. To make sure you get the correct rated spring bars you will need to verify the total tongue weight of your setup which is the tongue weight of your fully loaded and ready to tow trailer plus the weight of any cargo behind the rear axle...
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution System for a 2020 Lance 2375 Travel Trailer
    The use of a weight distribution system is indeed recommended for your 2020 Lance 2375 Travel Trailer because its weight is more than half of that of your 2018 Ram 2500. I am not saying that it would be impossible for you to tow your trailer without one but the difference between towing with one and without one would be a night and day difference. Most people do not realize what affects rear end sag has on the vehicle's braking and stability. The added sway control protection is also a...
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution System for 7500 lb GVWR Grand Design Imagine 2400BH Travel Trailer
    You'll want to choose a system rated for the tongue weight of the fully loaded and ready to tow trailer. Due to the ~7500 lb GWVR, if the trailer was loaded to the gills with gear, the tongue weight would be about 1100 lbs at most, with a range of 600-1000 lbs being more likely. You can use a tongue weight scale like the Better Weigh # C51701 to help determine the actual as-towed tongue weight, and I'll link you to an article showing a couple of other ways of determining this. Since...
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    Your Fastway e2 Weight Distribution w/ 2-Point Sway Control - Trunnion - 12,000 lbs GTW, 1,200 lbs TW # FA92-00-1200 is a decent system. It is not the best for sway control, but it should be working for you and your just under 30 foot trailer. The sway control built into your 2017 Ford F-150 is a frustrating system, that I also suggest turning off. It will use your brakes individually to slow you down and try to straighten your vehicle. The issue is actually the sway of the trailer,...
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  • Weight Distribution System Compatible with 2020 Heartland Torque T26
    If the 1,080 lb tongue weight you referenced is loaded tongue weight, then the Fastway e2 Weight Distribution w/ 2-Point Sway Control - Trunnion - 12,000 lbs GTW, 1,200 lbs TW # FA92-00-1200 will work well, you just won't want to add more than 120 lbs cargo behind the rear axle of your truck or the tongue weight would be exceeded. You will simply want the 2-5/16" Hitch Ball # C40030 and thin walled socket # ALL643216 for installation. If that is the unloaded tongue weight, then you...
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    The correct Fastway e2 Weight Distribution System for a Forest River Heritage Glen 273RL is part # FA92-00-1200 which is rated for up to 1,200 lbs. If this is not the system you have the heavier spring bars can be purchased using the Replacement Trunnion Spring Bar part # FA92-02-1299. The brackets can also be replaced using the Replacement Sway-Control Bracket part # EQ95-01-5600.
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  • Can the Fastway e2 Weight Distribution 800 Lbs Tongue Weight System be Upgraded to 1,200 Lbs
    Yes, you can upgrade the Fastway e2 Weight Distribution System, # FA92-00-0800, to a 1,200 lbs tongue weight. Using the replacement spring bars, # FA92-01-1099, will upgrade you WD system to a 1,000 lbs TW or use # FA92-01-1299 to upgrade to 1,200 lbs TW.
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    The best way to determine which weight distribution system to get is to know the total tongue weight. This would be the tongue weight of your ready-to-tow fully-loaded trailer added to the weight of any cargo placed behind the rear axle of your truck. If you are towing a trailer weighing 5,500-lbs the tongue weight should be somewhere between 550 and 825 lbs. Add 200 lbs of cargo and you are around 1025-lbs of tongue weight. I would recommend the Fastway e2 Weight Distribution System,...
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  • Fastway Weight Distribution System for Trailer with Unloaded Tongue Weight of 565 lb
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  • Weight Distribution Hitch Recommendation for 8,600 lb Travel Trailer
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    Which weight distribution hitch you'll need will depend on the specs of the trailer- the GVWR and the tongue weight of the trailer. From what I was able to find it looks like a typical 2 horse Featherlite trailer will weigh around 8000-lbs fully loaded. I recommend using a weight distribution hitch like the Fastway e2 Weight Distribution w/ 2-Point Sway Control - Trunnion - 12,000 lbs GTW, 1,200 lbs TW # FA92-00-1200, which has a tongue weight range of 800-lbs to 1200-lbs, so it will work...
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  • Can the Fastway e2 Weight Distribution System Be Ordered With a 2-1/2 Inch Shank
    I do have an option for you but none of the Fastway e2 Weight Distribution Systems like part # FA92-00-1200 come with a 2-1/2" shank. Therefore, the best option you have is to replace the shank with the Equal-i-zer Weight Dist Shank part # EQ90-02-4900. The shank that comes with the Fastway e2 Weight Distribution Systems or most of our weight distribution systems for that matter most likely does not provide enough drop for your 2018 Ram 2500 so you would need a new, longer shank anyway....
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    Although we do not carry Eaz Lift products, I did speak with someone there and she informed that the new weight distribution bars will not fit with older model weight distribution hitches because on the newer design the head of the bars are a little bigger and the locking slot is a bit lower. If you want to upgrade your weight distribution system without spending too much, I recommend the Fastway e2 # FA92-00-1200. This system has a tongue weight capacity of 1200 lbs and you would just...
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    The Fastway e2 Weight Distribution System is an excellent choice so if this is a system you are interested in I would not hesitant as it has exceptional sway control and it comes with a ten year warranty so you know it will last. That said, if you have a dry tongue weight of 795 lbs, I recommend the part # FA92-00-1200 which is rated for up to 12,000 lbs gross trailer weight or 1,200 lbs tongue weight. The part # FA92-00-1000 or part # FA94-00-1000 which is rated for up to 10,000 lbs gross...
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  • Replacement Trunnion Spring Bars for 1,200 lb Fastway Weight Distribution Hitch
    The replacement trunnion spring bars for the 1,200 lb tongue weight Fastway e2 Weight Distribution with 2-Point Sway Control # FA92-00-1200 come as a pair and are the following: - Replacement Trunnion Spring Bars for Fastway e2 Weight Distribution Systems - 1,200 lbs TW # FA92-01-1299
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    When I looked up the online version of the owner's manual for your 2013 Toyota Tundra there were a few different weight capacities. If this is what you found on the sticker of your door jamb then the weights for your Tundra are accurate. As for your Prime Time LaCrosse 3211RK, these specs can vary depending on what year you are getting, but when I looked up the 2018 model everything that you wrote down is accurate. One thing you will need to note it that the cargo carrying capacity of...
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  • Fastway Weight Distribution System Recommendation for a Toy Hauler with 890 lb Dry Tongue Weight
    Most likely you are going to need the higher rated system part # FA92-00-1200 since by the time you load up the trailer it will have a tongue weight of higher than 1,000 lbs. Also, you have to consider the weight of any cargo behind the rear axle of the tow vehicle as tongue weight too. I would strongly recommend you first determine the loaded tongue weight before buying a WD system. I attached a help article on determining tongue weight for you to check out as well.
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  • Product Comparison Between The Fastway e2 And The Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution System
    The Fastway e2 Weight Distribution part # FA92-00-1200 and our Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution System part # EQ37140ET are both very similar products with minor differences. I recommend the Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution System for a few reasons. For starters, the Equal-i-zer products contains a 4-Point Sway control system whereas the Fastway e2 only has a 2-point system. The 2-point sway control system has sway control only at the ends of the springs bars on the trailer side. A system...
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  • Is the Fastway e2 12K Weight Distribution System Too Much for a 7,500 lb Trailer
    Yes, you'd want to replace the spring bars on the Fastway e2 Weight Distribution System part # FA92-00-1200 with the Replacement Trunnion Spring Bars for Fastway e2 Weight Distribution Systems part # FA92-01-1099. These spring bars would be better suited for the loaded weight of the toy hauler thereby offering the best performance.
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  • Which Fastway Weight Distribution System Should be Used with Trailer that has 450 lb Tongue Weight
    If you use a weight distribution system on a trailer that is rated too high you'll have a very rough and bouncy ride. This is due the the bars of the systems have a bit of flex in them which allows the support they provide to be somewhat cushioned. If the bars are rated too high they won't have any give in them and it will be unpleasant. For a loaded tongue weight of 450 lbs you'd want to go with the Fastway kit part # FA92-00-0600 instead as it has a tongue weight range of 250-600 lbs.
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  • Experiencing Sway While Using a Sway Control System
    Aside from a possible manufacturing defect, which you referred to, the first thing that I thought of is making sure that you have a Weight Distribution (WD) system that has the appropriate weight capacity for your application. When hauling any size trailer you will want to shoot for a Tongue Weight (TW) that ranges from 10-15 percent of the Gross Trailer Weight (GTW). If you loaded your trailer correctly, then the TW of your trailer should range from 820 lbs-1,230 lbs. You can find out...
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    Using a bigger weight distribution system will not increase the towing capacity of the 2000 Grand Cherokee. In my research I found the towing capacity for your Jeep is 5000-lbs, so trying to tow a bigger trailer may not be the best option. I recommend making sure your Jeep has the towing capacity for any trailer you want to tow. In my research I found the Rockwood trailer you are towing weighs about 2300-lbs so you want to find a weight distribution system that works with your trailer....
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  • Weight Distribution System For A 2017 Chevrolet Colorado Pulling A 3,300lb Camper
    The main issue using a weight distribution hitch rated for a higher capacity than needed like the Fastway e2 Weight Distribution # FA92-00-1200 is that it can cause a stiff ride. It does not increase towing capacity because that is always limited by your lowest rated component. Generally you want to use tongue weight to drive the selection of a weight distribution system. Tongue weight is the weight that the fully loaded trailer exerts downward on the hitch ball of the tow vehicle....
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  • Fastway Trunnion Weight Distribution System for Trailer with Loaded Tongue Weight of 1,000 lb
    Thanks for all of the info on your trailer. Based on that the best Fastway e2 weight distribution system is going to be the part # FA92-00-1200 which has a tongue weight range of 1,000 lb to 1,200 lbs.
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