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Reese Titan Weight Distribution w/out Shank - Trunnion Bar - 17,000 lbs GTW, 1,700 lbs TW

Reese Titan Weight Distribution w/out Shank - Trunnion Bar - 17,000 lbs GTW, 1,700 lbs TW

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

Yes, if you:

  • Have a heavy-duty trailer with 1,000 lbs – 1,700 lbs of tongue weight that doesn't experience much sway
  • Might want to upgrade to Reese's dual-cam sway control down the line
  • Have a lifted truck or 2-1/2" receiver and won't be able to use the standard shank that typically comes with these hitches

No, if you:

  • Want sway control out of the box
  • Hate having to buy parts separately (shank and hitch ball not included)
  • Are on a budget
Create a level ride for your vehicle and heavy-duty trailer when you tow with this weight-distribution system. Perfect for agricultural, commercial and industrial use. Adjustable shank and trailer hitch ball sold separately. Lowest Prices for the best weight distribution hitch from Reese. Reese Titan Weight Distribution w/out Shank - Trunnion Bar - 17,000 lbs GTW, 1,700 lbs TW part number RP66006 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 1-800-940-8924 for expert service.
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Reese Weight Distribution Hitch - RP66006

  • 1100 lbs
  • 1200 lbs
  • 1300 lbs
  • 1400 lbs
  • 1500 lbs
  • 1600 lbs
  • Fits 2-1/2 Inch Hitch
  • WD Only
  • Shank Not Included
  • Reese
  • Electric Brake Compatible

Create a level ride for your vehicle and heavy-duty trailer when you tow with this weight-distribution system. Perfect for agricultural, commercial and industrial use. Adjustable shank and trailer 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
  • Designed for heavy-duty towing with 2-1/2" x 2-1/2" trailer hitch receivers
  • Trunnion spring bars are hot rolled and tapered for superior strength and flexibility
    • Bars flex appropriately over uneven terrain for a controlled, even ride
    • Curved ends are designed for use with dual-cam sway control (RP26002 - sold separately)
  • Adjustable spring-bar tension - just switch links in lift chains to fine-tune
  • Desired tilt is easily achieved with serrated-washer design - no more piling on washer after washer
  • Forged, raised ball platform on head eliminates need for raised hitch ball
  • System includes head assembly, lift brackets, trunnion spring bars, lift chains, and all necessary hardware
    • Adjustable shank and trailer hitch ball sold separately
      • Ball requires threaded shank with 1-1/4" diameter


Specs:

  • Tongue weight: 1,000 lbs - 1,700 lbs
  • Gross towing weight: 17,000 lbs
  • Fits: 2-1/2" x 2-1/2" trailer hitch receivers rated for use with weight-distribution systems
  • Lift-bracket positioning: mount about 30" back from hitch ball
    • Requires approximately 5-1/2" of space along trailer frame
      • Optional mounts (sold separately) that take up less space on a trailer frame are available
    • Will not fit trailer frames wider than 2-1/2"
  • Limited lifetime warranty


Included w/ RP66006Required - Sold SeparatelyOptional Add-Ons
  • System Head
  • Lift Brackets
  • Spring Bars
  • Adjustable Shank
  • Hitch Ball w/ 1-1/4" Diameter Shank
  • Bar-Style Friction Sway Control
  • Dual-Cam 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.


Serrated Washer System

Unique Features of Reese Trunnion-Bar Weight Distribution

The easy-to-use, serrated washers on the Reese system make adjusting the tilt of the weight-distribution head a snap. This is a huge improvement over the standard pin-and-washer method, which involves piling washers - one on top of another - onto a difficult-to-access pin. The serrated-washer system lets you easily loosen, adjust and tighten a single washer and nut on either side of the head for simple, secure positioning.



The trunnion spring bars of this system slide into the weight-distribution head for quick, easy installation. With a tapered design and hot rolled steel construction, these bars offer superior flex, ensuring a smooth, controlled ride for both your tow vehicle and your trailer. In addition, these specially designed bars have rounded, hooked ends, making them the only kind of spring bars that can function with Reese's active-style, dual-cam sway control (sold separately).



66006 Reese Titan Trunnion Bar Weight Distribution Hitch without Hitch Bar

Installation Details RP66006 Installation instructions


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Customer Reviews

Reese Titan Weight Distribution w/out Shank - Trunnion Bar - 17,000 lbs GTW, 1,700 lbs TW - RP66006

Average Customer Rating:  5.0 out of 5 stars   (3 Customer Reviews)

Create a level ride for your vehicle and heavy-duty trailer when you tow with this weight-distribution system. Perfect for agricultural, commercial and industrial use. Adjustable shank and trailer hitch ball sold separately.

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Excellent product and excellent service! I pull a Arctic Fox 32A with a 2010 Chev Silverado 2500 HD with a Duramax. The tongue weight is 1430 pounds. I upgraded from a Husky 12,000 pound hitch to the Reese 17000 pound RP66006 weight distribution hitch, and the RP54977 Shank. There has been a remarkable improvement in the ride, much smoother, and no bouncing. And , it is level. I can't say enough about the great service from Katie D at etrailer


Comments
I am extremely happy with the Reese hitch I bought. And, I have to say, the after sales service from etrailer is outstanding. Not many businesses would follow up a year after the sale.
Ron L - 01/23/2019


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Super strong easy to install, setup and, use hitch system. We tow a large rowing shell trailers and could not be more pleased with this system.



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good name brand product shipped quickly!


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Ask the Experts about this Reese Weight Distribution Hitch



  • Recommended Weight Distribution System for Aluminum Frame 10,000 lb Trailer
    When choosing a weight distribution system, you want to go off the total tongue weight. This total tongue weight includes the loaded weight of the trailer tongue that you stated along with any cargo behind the rear axle of the towing vehicle. As long as your frame is not wider than 2-1/2 inches, I have a system that is compatible. I recommend the Reese Titan Weight Distribution w/out Shank - Trunnion Bar - 17,000 lbs GTW, 1,700 lbs TW # RP66006. This system does not have the integrated...
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  • Choosing The Right Weight Distribution System
    A weight distribution system is needed when the trailer being towed weighs more than 50 percent of the towing vehicle's weight or the vehicle sags when the trailer is coupled to the vehicle. There are a few things to consider when choosing a system that will work best for you. First, your trailer hitch will need to be rated to be able to use a weight distribution system. You will need to know 2 things when considering a system. You will need to know your gross trailer weight(GTW). This...
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  • Can Reese Titan Weight Distribution be Installed on Two Trailers
    To install the Reese Titan Weight Distribution # RP66006 on a second trailer would basically just require you to install a second set of frame brackets on the trailer. The replacement brackets are sold individually as part # 58392. You would need two. Aside from that you would need to set the system up for each trailer with the correct amount of spring bar tension based on the tongue weight.
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  • Weight Distribution Recommendation for a 1998 Dodge Ram 2500 Towing a 32 foot Cavalier Trailer
    The best way to select a weight distribution system for towing your 32 foot Cavalier travel trailer with your 1998 Dodge Ram 3/4 ton truck is to weigh the trailer when it is fully loaded and ready to tow. When weighing the trailer you will need to determine the gross trailer weight and the gross tongue weight, and add the weight of anything you may need to load behind the rear axle in the bed of your Ram to the tongue weight. Armed with this information you can select a weight distribution...
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  • Matching Shank With 2 Inch Receiver for Reese Titan Weight Distribution System
    The best shank for the Reese Titan Weight Distribution # RP66006 to fit in a 2" receiver is the Reese Weight Distribution Shank # RP54998 because it is the shank with the highest capacity at 16,000 lbs which is the closest you can get to matching the Titan's 17,000 lb capacity. I've added a link to a video review of this shank for you to check out.
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  • Weight Distribution Recommendation for 14,000 lb Dump Trailer
    The best way to pick out a weight distribution system is to base it off of the loaded tongue weight of the setup when it is loaded and ready to tow. This figure also includes the weight of any cargo behind the rear axle of the tow vehicle. I attached a help article on determining tongue weight for you to check out as well. You will want the loaded tongue weight of your setup to fall right in the middle of the tongue weight range of the system you use. Most likely the part # RP66006 would...
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  • Recommended Replacement Reese Weight Distribution Spring Bars For 1,575 Pounds Of Tongue Weight
    With your tongue weight being 1,575 pounds, you will want the Reese Replacement Trunnion Spring Bar # 66010. This will be what comes with the Reese Titan Weight Distribution System # RP66006 that is rated up to 1,700 pounds of tongue weight and 17,000 pounds towing.
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  • Weight Capacity of Reese Weight Distribution System for Class V Hitch
    Weight distributions don't typically have the same weight capacity classifications as other towing products. But if you are looking for a weight distribution system for a Class V hitch with a 2-1/2 inch opening we have great options from Reese. For example, we have the Reese part # RP66006 which has a tongue weight range of 1,000 to 1,700 lb and and overall trailer weight rating of 17,000 lbs. You'd need a shank with this though. For that we have the part # RP54977 which would work well....
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  • Weight Distribution System Recommendation for a 2011 GMC Sierra 2500HD and Jayco Eagle Trailer
    When choosing a weight distribution system, you will need one that has a tongue weight capacity range that encompasses the trailer tongue weight when loaded and ready to tow. Anything loaded in the tow vehicle that is behind the rear axle will also count towards tongue weight. Tongue weight is usually between 10 and 15 percent of the gross trailer weight, loaded and ready to tow. With an unloaded weight of 10,200 pounds, that would be between 1,020 pounds and 1,530 pounds. Our heaviest...
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  • Weight Distribution Recommendation for 37 foot Forest River XLR 29KW Toy Hauler
    1,500 lbs of tongue weight is pretty heavy but we do have weight distribution systems that are rated high enough for that. We have the Reese Titan part # RP66006 which has a tongue weight range of 1,000 to 1,700 lbs which would work well. Then for a hitch ball we have the part # BWHB94004 which has a 30k capacity. Then for a 2-1/2 inch hitch shank with a 17k capacity we have the part # RP54977 which would work well.
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  • Availability of Weight Distribution for 14,000 lb Trailer With 6 inches of Ball Mount Drop
    You'd want to go with a higher rated weight distribution system that does not have an included shank so that you can go with a different shank that has a higher amount of drop. For example the Reese Titan weight distribution system part # RP66006 has a tongue weight range of 1,000 to 1,700 lbs and with it you could use the Titan drop shank # RP54977 which can do up to 5-3/4 inches of drop.
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution System for Toy Hauler with 1,200 Lb Dry Tongue Weight
    The best cost effective option I have for a tow hauler with a tongue weight around 1,200 lbs - 1,500 lbs is the Reese Titan Weight Distribution System part # RP66006 with the Reese Weight Dist Shank part # RP54970. I know this is more than you are looking to spend but the systems rated this high are not cheap. In regards to towing while loaded vs. unloaded, you could simply increase or decrease tension on the springs bars using the different links. I would not have any sort of system...
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  • Recommended Pole Tongue Adapter And Weight Distribution For 2011 Chevrolet Silverado 3500
    You can use a weight distribution system with your trailer with a pole tongue. You need an adapter part # RP58393. This adapter allows you to attach a weight distribution system. Using this pole tongue adapter does limit your towing capacity to 14,000-lbs and the tongue weight is limited to 1,400-lbs. The weight distribution system I recommend is the Reese Titan, part # RP66006. This is a trunnion bar system and is designed for 2-1/2 inch receiver openings. Since the shank and hitch...
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  • Weight Distribution System Recommendation for Forest River Rockwood V 2715VS
    I looked up some specs on the Forest River Rockwood V 2715VS and found that it would have a tongue weight of around 1,100 lbs and it has a V-nose. Before I get into the best weight distribution system for your setup you should note that they all make some noise. I will try to point you towards one that isn't quite as noisy. So for the system itself you'll want the Titan by Reese part # RP66006 which has a tongue weight range of 1,000 lbs to 1,700 lbs. You'll need a matching shank that...
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  • Recommendation For Weight Distribution on 2011 GMC 2500HD Towing 2008 Dutchman 27 Foot Trailer
    When choosing a weight distribution system you will want one that has a tongue weight capacity range that encompasses the trailer tongue weight when loaded and ready to tow and that also includes the weight of any gear loaded behind the rear axle of your 2011 GMC 2500 HD. I am including a link to a FAQ page on weight distribution. With the gross trailer weight rating of your 2008 Dutchman Blackcomb trailer at 8,400 lbs, the tongue weight range of 15 to 20 per cent would be 840 lbs to 1260...
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  • Weight Distribution System Recommendation for a 10,000 lb Trailer
    The best way to pick out a weight distribution system is to base it off of the loaded tongue weight of the setup when it is loaded and ready to tow. This figure also includes the weight of any cargo behind the rear axle of the tow vehicle. I attached a help article on determining tongue weight for you to check out as well. You will want the loaded tongue weight of your setup to fall right in the middle of the tongue weight range of the system you use. Since tongue weight is typically...
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  • Weight Distribution Recommendation for a 2004 Ford F-250 Crew Cab and Puma 30KFB
    Air springs are good for trucks that haul a variety of load types and sizes and will allow you to level the bed accordingly. Helper springs or overload types of springs are good for static loads that will not be changing often. But I have a better solution for this issue if the primary need is to level the truck when you tow the trailer. The best solution that will give you additional benefits is to use a weight distribution system. These systems where designed to take the squat out of...
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  • Weight Distribution System Recommendation for Trailer that Weighs 9,800 lb
    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. Typically tongue weight is between...
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  • Is There a Dual Friction Sway Control Weight Distribution Head for the Trunnion Style Hitch
    Yes, the weight distribution head has a mounting hole for a sway control ball like the Sway Control Ball, item # RP58060. The weight distribution head included with the Trunnion Style Weight Distribution Hitch System for Titan 2-1/2 inch Receivers, item # RP66006, has the sway control ball on the right side of the head only. There is not a trunnion style head available with two sway control ball mounts available. The best option for sway control with the Trunnion Style Weight Distribution...
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  • Can Reese Dual Cam Be Added To Reese Weight Distribution for Grand Design Reflection 315RLTS
    Yes, you can add the Reese Dual Cam High-Performance Sway Control for Steel Trailer Frames # RP26002 to your # RP66131 weight distribution hitch. When you added the 1,700 lb spring bars you basically turned it into the # RP66006. Adding the # RP26002 to either of these will turn them into the Strait-Line Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control. Since you now have the 1,700 lb spring bars, this will be the same as having the # RP66075 once the dual cams are installed.
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  • Weight Distribution Recommendation for a Trailer with 900 Pounds Tongue Weight
    For your trailer with a total tongue weight of 900 pounds (including the weight of the cargo loaded behind the rear axle of the truck) I recommend a weight distribution system rated for 600 to 1,200 pounds tongue weight # RP66084. Your tongue weight is right in the middle of the range of this system which is exactly where you would want it to be. It comes with dual-cam sway control which prevents trailer sway from starting. The included shank has a max rise of 7 inches and max drop of...
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  • Weight Distribution Recommendation for a 2009 Ford F-450 with 2-1/2 Inch Trailer Hitch Receiver
    We do have 2 weight distribution systems that will fit a 2-1/2 inch trailer hitch receiver like the one on your 2009 Ford F-450. Both are rated for 1,000 to 1,700 pounds tongue weight. When calculating tongue weight you also want to include the weight of anything loaded behind the rear axle of the tow vehicle. Trailer tongue weight is typically 10 to 15 percent of the gross trailer weight. It seems that your trailer has a higher tongue weight percentage, about 16 percent. With your bike...
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  • Chain Hangers for use With Reese Weight Distribution
    There are a pair of options when choosing chain hangers for your Reese Titan Weight Distribution System # RP66006. The bolt-on chain hangers are # RP58305, but if you prefer not to drill you can use the clamp-on chain hangers, # RP58306. For snap-up brackets you would want to use the Replacement Lift Brackets with Handle for Reese Weight Distribution Systems # RP6637, or the Replacement Heavy Duty Snap-Up Bracket for Reese Weight Distribution Systems # 58392.
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  • Reese Weight Distribution System Recommended for 1500-lbs of Tongue Weight
    Replacement head assembly # RP58167 is for trunnion bars like # RP58369 so it will not work for round bars. Instead use part # RP58112. You can use your old shank since it will have the same design. Since your system is older and you need to upgrade it too I suggest you replace the entire set-up. That way you have no concerns about old and new parts fitting properly and you'll have the comfort of knowing that everything is new and in good shape. For a loaded trailer tongue weight in the...
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