1. Weight Distribution Hitch
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  5. Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  6. Includes Shank
Pro Series RB3 Weight Distribution System with Shank - Round Bar - 10,000 lbs GTW, 550 lbs TW

Pro Series RB3 Weight Distribution System with Shank - Round Bar - 10,000 lbs GTW, 550 lbs TW

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Enjoy a smoother, more controlled towing experience by distributing the load over the axles of both your tow vehicle and trailer. This weight-distribution system includes an adjustable welded shank and round spring bars. Hitch ball sold separately. Lowest Prices for the best weight distribution hitch from Pro Series. Pro Series RB3 Weight Distribution System with Shank - Round Bar - 10,000 lbs GTW, 550 lbs TW part number PS49581 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Pro Series Weight Distribution Hitch - PS49581

  • 400 lbs
  • WD Only
  • Pro Series
  • Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  • Includes Shank
  • Electric Brake Compatible

Enjoy a smoother, more controlled towing experience by distributing the load over the axles of both your tow vehicle and trailer. This weight-distribution system includes an adjustable welded shank and round spring bars. Hitch ball sold separately.


Features:

  • Evenly distributes weight over axles of tow vehicle and trailer for stability and control
    • Creates a more level ride for both tow vehicle and trailer
  • Round, tapered spring bars flex appropriately over uneven terrain for a controlled, even ride
  • Adjustable spring-bar tension - just switch links in lift chains to fine-tune
  • Desired tilt is achieved with traditional washer design
    • Add or remove washers from spacer rivet to tilt head up or down
  • Clamp-on brackets secure in place with clips
  • Welded steel shank offers adjustable height
  • Fabricated head is compatible with friction-style sway-control systems (sold separately)
  • Powder coated steel 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, snap-up brackets, lift handle, pin and clip, and all necessary hardware
    • Hitch ball sold separately - requires 1-1/4" diameter shank


Specs:

  • Maximum tongue weight: 550 lbs
  • Maximum gross towing weight: 10,000 lbs
  • Application: 2" x 2" trailer hitch receivers rated for use with weight-distribution systems
  • Shank length: 12-1/2"
  • Maximum rise: 6-1/2" from top of hitch receiver opening
  • Maximum drop: 1-1/2" from top of hitch receiver opening
  • 10-Year limited warranty


Included w/ PS49581Required - Sold SeparatelyOptional Add-Ons
  • Adjustable Shank
  • System Head
  • Lift Brackets
  • Spring Bars
  • Hitch Ball w/ 1-1/4" Diameter Shank
  • Bar-Style Friction Sway Control

Weight Distributing Hitch

Create a 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.



49581 ProSeries Round Bar Weight Distribution Hitch with Hitch Bar

Installation Details PS49581 Installation instructions


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Customer Reviews

Pro Series RB3 Weight Distribution System with Shank - Round Bar - 10,000 lbs GTW, 550 lbs TW - PS49581

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (94 Customer Reviews)

Enjoy a smoother, more controlled towing experience by distributing the load over the axles of both your tow vehicle and trailer. This weight-distribution system includes an adjustable welded shank and round spring bars. Hitch ball sold separately.

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The purchase was quick, easy, and economical. The quality of the pro-series weight distribution hitch is impressive. I can't wait for the next camping trip to see how much better the towing experience is. 419842


Comments
I am happy with the pro Series weight distribution hitch. Bouncing has been reduced and the truck sits very level.
Paul A - 08/14/2018

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I have a 2011 Dodge Nitro 4.0 liter compact SUV, which I am using to tow our Mighty Lite travel trailer. I needed a good weight dist. hitch to accomplish handling the 3850 GVWR of the trailer. This system brought up the towing capacity of our Nitro to 5000 lbs., and installs much easier than I expected! We had no sway problems during our 2 journeys with this system so far, even with the high winds we encounter up in the CA. high desert area where we live. My one complaint would be the heavy weight of the solid steel shank which will make you grunt when lugging it out from the shank, but since this hitch is rated up to 10,000 lbs. I guess that is to be expected! Otherwise, My I am VERY happy with the durability of this product, and the price was great. 228819


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The hitch is doing great! Another nice thing about it are the grease fittings provided on the springbar sockets, allowing for quick lubrication of the springbars while hitch is installed. Great price for a great product!
Ernie B - 10/01/2016

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The hitch works great. I'm not very mechanical but I was able to get the hitch put together with help from my brother. I've only used the hitch once so far but had no issues. Once it is all together it is very easy to use. 406433



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This system was used with a RAV4 and a 14 foot tow behind camper. I would give 5 stars regarding the system's intended performance for weight distribution. My one reservation related to the requirement to jack the tongue up so high in order to reach the desired chain link. With one less link we experienced times when the lower end of the arms/U bolts dragged when going over things like speed bumps. 312908



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Hitch works better than I expected. It arrived on time and in perfect shape. If I had a complaint, it would be that the instructions are a little vague and the list of needed tools is wrong. I happen to have the experience and tools to interpret the instructions and install it correctly, but first timers should really have it professionally installed. It's a safety thing. 285660



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Great quality product for the price. One third the price the camper dealer wanted for a similar hitch. Allowed me to level and control my vehicle while towing my trailer. 517287



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It is a great product and a good price 342674



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The hitch was exactly as advertised and functioned very well. Used on a small travel trailer and it reduced the "tail wagging the dog" quite a bit. I would certainly recommend it. 309330



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Although I've mounted this hitch, I have not yet used it. I've been buying from etrailer for some time and I've never been disappointed. Products are first rate, service and shipping are exceptional, and I'm a happy camper.....8~) 297747



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this hitch is VERY heavy-duty! put it together yesterday, easy to do. Instructions are well-done and shipment arrived on time. I have yet to connect to trailer but as far as workmanship of product, it's top notch! 296055



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Works excellent with my Xtera to make towing my trailer and truck level. 273422



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Great product just was missing the 3/8 u bolts got the chains would love to have all the parts 264799



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Ordered the product Monday night, received it Thursday UPS to my door. Package was a little rough and need to put it together, but all in all a great transaction to this point. Thanks!! 239962



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product arrived soon and seemed to be just what I wanted. Thanks. Havent got to try it yet b/c of all the rain. 201774



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Better than expected. Well made. Easy to put together. 185898



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Very pleased with the product and the customer service. I would definitely use Etrailer again 185690



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Great item for price. 163111



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The Pro Series hitch arrived on time and the instructions made it easy to adjust and we were on the road in no time! Knowing the tongue weight made it simple to order the right size hitch. This is a well built hitch! Great price for a great product. 143929



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Review from a similar RB3 in Weight Distribution Hitch


Great WD hitch - Great price- Prompt Shipping. Instructions were easy to follow, worked perfectly the first time. Night and day Towing experience. 2003 Suburban towing 21' keystone Hideout 3750 lbs, with tw of 600lbs the truck has soft OEM spring set up, and sits low already. First added air shocks to get rid of the sag, but the addition of the WD hitch made all the difference, before WD had to run 140lbs of pressure just to maintain ride height, now I only run 40lbs in shocks now and she sits perfect, not to mention Steering is normal and all the jerky pushing and pulling is gone its nice and smooth now. 185252



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Review from a similar RB3 in Weight Distribution Hitch


Can't speak highly enough of eTrailer.com's customer service. I had accidentally ordered the incorrect product spec for my setup (2015 F150 towing a 8.5x20 ATC toy hauler) and they were able to get me the correct product within the same week and provided an easy process for returning the incorrect hitch. Regarding the hitch itself, installation was a breeze, though I had to get a couple new tools due to the standard sizing of the nuts bolts, rather than metric. It would be very helpful if the instructions posted online would have a required tool listing with specific sizes required so you can be prepared ahead of time. After installing the hitch and taking initial measurements, it was very easy to fine-tune to get the setup perfect. Before installing the hitch, my truck would sit nearly 1.5 inches higher up front and 3 inches lower in the back with the trailer hooked up compared to stock, with very light steering feel when going down the road. With the hitch installed and dialed in, the front sits back at the stock height and only 1.75 inches lower in the rear, creating an essentially flat ride profile, and the trailer itself is perfectly level. Riding down the road the difference in feel is amazing. Much better steering response without the "light" feeling, tracks much more planted when going down the highway, and bumps and undulations in the road surface are absorbed much more smoothly now that both the truck and the trailer are sharing the workload. 322233


Comments
Thanks so much for your business and review, Ryan. The required tools for installation are listed in the upper left-hand corner of the instructions.
-- Laura E - 12/09/2016

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This is the second Pro Series weight distribution hitch that I have bought from etrailer. I've used the first one for the last three years with my vintage travel trailer. As a woman who camps on her own, set up is easy and it does what it's meant to do. (Just make sure that you are on level ground and that someone shows you the correct position to insert the bar into the hitch head, otherwise it can be a bit frustrating.) I recently bought a new travel trailer for a more comfortable camping experience. I purchase a second new Pro Series so that each trailer can have their own ball and shank set-up on the head. I highly recommend the product. 757108



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Review from a similar RB3 in Weight Distribution Hitch


works like a champ 649128



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Always works, take the time to adjust h [email protected] 619970



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Review from a similar RB3 in Weight Distribution Hitch


The system was relatively easy to install (read the instructions!). We have a Toyota Tundra which we use to tow a travel trailer. First used it with a 21 ft Micro Minnie (ca. 4,000 Lbs), and now we use it with a 27-ft Airstream, which weighs around 6000 Lbs. It makes a world of difference! The trailer tracks very well, and we have no need for additional sway control. Great investment! 564218



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Installation is so much easier than other brands. Has made it easier for me to decide to hook up and hit the road. No more back pains. 542039


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Been great works really well
EMTaylor - 07/15/2019

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Ask the Experts about this Pro Series Weight Distribution Hitch

  • Shank with More Drop for Pro Series Weight Distribution System # PS49581
    The shank that comes with Pro Series weight distribution system # PS49581 has a drop of 1-1/2 inches so for a shank that has 2-1/2 inches of drop you can use # C17100. But you may want to go with something that offers more rise/drop options just in case you need it in the future. For that I recommend # 17120. For a round bar weight distribution system it offers up to 5-3/4 inches of drop and up to 9-1/4 inches of rise. Both shanks listed above are compatible with your weight distribution...
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  • Recommended WD w sway control for 17 Ford Escape towing a 2012 MPG 185 travel trailer
    Since you anticipate being at your towing capacity of 3,500 lbs a weight distribution system is your best option to allow you tow safely. So the most economical option we have that also will get the job done well is the Pro Series RB3 kit part # PS49581 which has a tongue weight range of up to 550 lbs. For a hitch ball you'd then want the part # A-90 for a 2 inch ball. This does not have sway control but you could easily add a friction unit with the # 83660.
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  • Hitch and Weight Distribution Recommendation for 1998 Isuzu Amigo
    For your 1998 Isuzu Amigo you'll first need a trailer hitch that is rated for weight distribution. For that the Curt part # C13235 is a great choice. Then you can use a weight distribution system like the Pro Series kit part # PS49581 which has a tongue weight range of up to 550 lbs. For a 2 inch ball you would want part # A-90 and for a 2-5/16 inch ball # 19286. For trailer wiring you'd then want the Hopkins kit part # HM43215.
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  • Can a Trailer with a Straight Tongue Use a Weight Distribution System
    There is a way to use a weight distribution system like the part # PS49581 with a straight or pole tongue trailer like what you have. All you need is a pole tongue adapter like part # RP3280 for if your setup will have a tongue weight of lower than 750 lbs or part # RP58393 for if you will have a tongue weight of up to 1,400 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...
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  • How to Match Different Heights of Hitch Ball and Trailer Coupler for Safe Level Towing
    Thank you for providing a photo of your trailer coupler. Trailers should always be level when hitched. If a trailer is out of level when towed it will tend to have more sway. I notice you have weight distribution (WD) lift brackets on your trailer frame. If you are using a WD system you can get a new shank that has enough height drop to let your trailer be level when hitched. Based on your 6-inch height difference between the hitch ball and coupler, you can use a WD shank with 5-6...
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution System for 2014 Toyota Tacoma Towing TrailManor 2720
    The key to selecting the correct weight distribution/sway control (WD/SC) for your TrailManor 2720 is to load it up with all your usual gear and supplies and to measure its actual tongue weight (TW) in this road-ready condition. To this you need to add the weight of anything in the truck bed that sits behind the rear axle, such as a generator or loaded cooler. According to the TrailManor website the dry hitch weight for the different versions of the 2720 have a dry hitch weight of either...
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  • Weight Distribution System Recommendation for a Trailer with 350 lbs of Tongue Weight
    You want to pick out a weight distribution that has a tongue weight range that matches up well with the tongue weight of your trailer. Getting a system rated too high will result in an overly stiff ride, and if you go too low the system won't distribute any weight to the front axles. Right in the middle is ideal. For your 350 lbs of tongue weight the Reese Weight Distribution System # RP66540 would be ideal. This system has a tongue weight range of 200-600 lbs which would be ideal for...
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  • Recommended WD System for a 2008 Nissan Xterra Towing a 17 foot Travel Trailer
    When looking at a Weight Distribution (WD) system you will want to choose one with a Tongue Weight (TW) range that the Total Tongue Weight (TTW) of your towing setup falls in the middle of. To find the TTW of your towing setup you will need to add the TW of your fully loaded and ready-to-go trailer along with the weight of any cargo behind the rear axle of your tow vehicle. Keep in mind that a properly loaded trailer will have a TW that is 10-15% of the loaded weight of your trailer. Since...
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  • Long Ball Mount and Bolt On Chain Hangers Recommendation for the Reese RB3 Weight Distribution
    We have everything you would need to make the Pro Series RB3 Weight Distribution System # PS49581 work on your trailer. Since you need additional length on the shank so that your tailgate will open you will need the Reese Weight Dist Shank # RP3214 as it has a length of 16-1/2 inches from the pin hole to the center of the ball hole. You will also need the Chain Hangers # RP58305 as well so that you can hang the chains on your trailer frame and not interfere with the accessories you have...
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  • How to Mount Weight Distribution Spring Brackets on Tubular Trailer Frame
    The trailer frame spring bar lift brackets in the Pro Series RB3 Weight Distribution System # PS49581 are clamp-on types designed to work with tubular trailer frames. The frame member does NOT have to be open to install the lift brackets. If you prefer bolt-on hangers Reese offers # RP58305 which bolt on to the sides of your trailer frame using included 3-1/2-inch bolts.
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  • Weight Distribution Recommendation for 2012 Honda Odyssey Towing 240 lb Tongue Weight
    For your tongue weight of 240 lbs and your budget the best setup is the Pro Series RB3 part # PS49581. When it comes to cost efficient WD systems that work great the Pro Series line is the way to go. For a 2 inch ball you would want part # A-90 and for a 2-5/16 inch ball # 19286.
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    When you are looking into Weight Distribution (WD) systems you will want to choose a WD system with a Tongue Weight (TW) range that the Total Tongue Weight (TTW) of your towing setup falls in the middle of. To find the TTW of your towing setup you will need to add the TW of your fully loaded and ready-to-go trailer along with the weight of any cargo behind the rear axle of your tow vehicle. Keep in mind that a properly loaded trailer will have a TW that is 10-15% of the loaded weight of...
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  • Choosing a Weight Distribution System for a 2014 Ford Explorer
    The Pro Series RB3 Weight Distribution System with Shank part # PS49581 is an excellent weight distribution system. As long as your total tongue weight is under 550 lbs. and your trailer hitch is rated for use with a weight distribution system then it will work well for you. The Reese Friction Sway Control Kit part # 83660 can be used with this weight distribution system. In order to be sure you are choose the correct weight distribution system, you will want to find the total tongue...
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  • Do Pro Series Weight Distribution Systems Come without Shanks
    The Pro Series weight distribution systems such as # PS49581 all include shanks. There are other systems that do not come with shanks such as Equal-I-Zer system # EQ37061ET. I have linked a video review that covers the features of the Equal-I-Zer systems for you.
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  • Are Air Bags Needed to Tow Trailer with Weight Distribution System
    If you have a properly rated weight distribution system for your 7,300 pound RV, then adding air bags to your 2014 F-150 should not be necessary. While technically the two systems can be used together, I do not recommend it as often they can actually work against each other. The best solution for reducing rear end sag on the tow vehicle caused by towing a trailer is a weight distribution system. Installing an air bag system works best when the vehicle sag is caused by heavy loads carried...
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  • Weight Distribution for a 2009 Honda Pilot and 3,000 Pound Travel Trailer
    First you will want to check the wording in the owners manual very carefully. If it says that you cannot use weight distribution then I cannot advise going against that recommendation. However if it states it could be used it is just not recommended then I would contact a Honda dealer to get further input. If you determine that weight distribution can be used then you will need to go by the tongue weight of the trailer when loaded and ready to tow plus the weight of anything loaded behind...
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  • Can Trailer Back Up with Pro Series RB3 Weight Distribution System
    You can back up your trailer with the Pro Series RB3 Weight Distribution System # PS49581 you referenced as long as you are baking up in a straight line. If you are needing to make any turns while backing up the trailer, you will just need to remove the spring bars on the system before doing so. This is true for most weight distribution systems. The only systems that do not allow backing up at all are ones that use friction sway control like the Reese # 83660. When picking out a weight...
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    To choose a weight distribution system you will need to go by the total tongue weight of the set up. This is calculated by taking the tongue weight of the trailer, when loaded and ready to tow, and adding to that the weight of anything loaded behind the rear axle of the tow vehicle. Trailer tongue weight is usually 10 to 15 percent of the gross trailer weight. So on a trailer that weighs between 2,300 and 2,700 pounds the low end would be 230 pounds and the high end would be 405 pounds....
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    We are happy to help you with your selection of a new weight distribution/sway control system for your 23-foot 8500-lb travel trailer. The key starting point to choose a new system is a measurement of your trailer's fully-loaded and ready-to-tow tongue weight. Dry trailer weight, in your case 8500-lbs, is important too, but the actual measured tongue weight when the trailer is loaded and road-ready is the key factor when to selecting a new system. A system rated too low will not deliver...
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    In order to choose the best weight distribution hitch, you will first need to know your total tongue weight. That weight is going to be the tongue weight of your fully loaded and ready to go Jayco plus the weight of any cargo behind the rear axle of your 2005 Ford F-150. To determine this you can use a scale such as the Sherline # 5780 or by using one of the methods outlined in the help article on determining tongue weight I've linked for you. The ideal system would be one in which your...
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    Thanks for the picture! When it comes to a weight distribution system for your Kiefer aluminum car hauling trailer, I recommend taking a look at the Pro Series RB3 Weight Distribution System, # PS49581. This system is designed for trailers with a maximum tongue weight of 550 lbs and since the heaviest allowable tongue weight for the 2015 Ford Explorer Sport is 500 lbs, this system has you fully covered. Everything that you need is included except for a hitch ball, # A-90 for 2 inch or...
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  • How to Pick Out a Pro Series RB3 Weight Distribution System for a 2014 Buick Enclave Towing Pop Up
    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. If your loaded tongue weight is...
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  • What Determines the Amount of Links/Spring Bar Tension a Weight Distribution System Needs
    For any weight distribution system the adjustment setup (chain links used/angle of head) is determined by the setup procedure. Basically you need to follow the setup instructions for the system and in doing so you will arrive at the correct amount of spring bar tension via chain links or head angle. The goal is to allow the tow vehicle to sit as level as it was without a trailer connected so if you need more spring bar tension to achieve this changing the amount of links is an option. I...
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  • Can Weight Distribution System be Used with Pole Tongue Trailer
    With a pole tongue trailer like what you have what you need is a pole tongue adapter like the Reese # RP58393 so that you can use a weight distribution like the part # PS49581 which is for tongue weights up to 550 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...
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  • How To Determine a Weight Distribution System to Replace System with Sway Control
    I do have some solutions for you however I just checked with Draw-Tite, and the heads for your weight distribution system are no longer available. You said you'd rather not buy a brand new system but without all the pieces to your current one that's going to be your best bet and you can do it fairly inexpensively. Since you already have one, you may already know the weight capacity you need, but if you don't I can help you figure that out. The main thing you'll need to know when...
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  • Where Chain Hanger Brackets of ProSeries RB3 Weight Distribution Kit Would Install on Trailer Frame
    The center of the chain hanger brackets would sit about 30 inches rearward of the center of the trailer ball. When the chains are connected to the lift brackets and the brackets are lifted, the chains should be straight up and down, not at an angle. If something's in the way that would prevent installing the lift bracket so its center is about 30 inches rearward of the center of the trailer ball, you could use a bolt on bracket like # RP58305. Since these brackets aren't hinged, you'd...
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  • How Much Does Pro Series RB3 Weight Distribution System # PS49581 Weigh
    Pro Series RB3 Weight Distribution System # PS49581 has a shipping weight of 81 pounds so it will weigh around 79 pounds. For reference the weight of the weight distribution system is not factored into the tongue weight calculation since it is supporting itself.
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