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Strait-Line Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control - No Shank - Trunnion Bar - 15K GTW, 1,500 lbs TW

Strait-Line Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control - No Shank - Trunnion Bar - 15K GTW, 1,500 lbs TW

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Is this right for you? Product Expert Kathleen M says:

Yes, if you:

  • Tow where the wind comes sweeping off the Plains and need a weight distribution hitch that holds your trailer steady
  • Have a lifted truck or a 2-1/2" receiver that won't work with the standard shank that typically comes with these hitches
  • Have a trailer with 800 lbs – 1,500 lbs of tongue weight that often veers out of line with your vehicle

No, if you:

  • Don’t have a lot of space to work with on your trailer frame, or have a frame is thicker than 2-1/2”
  • Hate noise - the bars popping in and out of the cams can create a racket, especially during turns
  • Have a boat trailer with surge brakes or an aluminum frame
Featuring dual-cam sway control to stop trailer sway before it begins, this weight-distribution system has flexible, powder coated steel, trunnion spring bars that create a level ride for both your trailer and your tow vehicle. Shank sold separately. Great Prices for the best weight distribution hitch from Reese. Strait-Line Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control - No Shank - Trunnion Bar - 15K GTW, 1,500 lbs TW part number RP66130 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 1-636-306-4830 for expert service.
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Reese Weight Distribution Hitch

  • 1100 lbs
  • 1200 lbs
  • 1300 lbs
  • 1400 lbs
  • Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  • Fits 2-1/2 Inch Hitch
  • WD With Sway Control
  • Allows Backing Up
  • Shank Not Included
  • Reese
  • Prevents Sway
  • Electric Brake Compatible

Featuring dual-cam sway control to stop trailer sway before it begins, this weight-distribution system has flexible, powder coated steel, trunnion spring bars that create a level ride for both your trailer and your tow vehicle. Shank sold separately.


Features:

  • Evenly distributes weight over axles of your tow vehicle and your camper or trailer for stability and control
    • Creates a more level ride for both tow vehicle and trailer
  • Automatically self-adjusting, self-centering sway control works in a variety of situations
    • Straight-line movement - cams lock in position to hold trailer steady despite crosswinds
    • Cornering - cams automatically unlock and slide to allow full-radius turns
    • Sudden swerving - cams seek a straight-line angle to help stabilize trailer
  • Sway control bolts onto A-frame trailer tongue and attaches to lift brackets via chains
    • No U-bolts or platforms to interfere with frame-mounted items such as gas tanks, toolboxes or generators
  • Trunnion spring bars are hot rolled and tapered for superior strength and flexibility
    • Bars flex appropriately over uneven terrain for a controlled, even ride
    • Sway-control cams provide attachment point for spring bars
  • Head assembly has a forged, raised ball platform - eliminates need for raised hitch ball
  • 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
  • System includes sway-control cams, head assembly, lift brackets, 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 - 1,500 lbs
  • Gross towing weight: 15,000 lbs
  • Fits: 2" x 2" and 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 trailer frame are available
    • Will not fit trailer frames wider than 2-1/2"
  • Limited lifetime warranty


Included w/ RP66130Required - Sold SeparatelyOptional Add-Ons
  • System Head
  • Sway-Control Cams
  • Spring Bars
  • Adjustable Shank
  • Hitch Ball w/ 1-1/4" Diameter Shank
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Note: Dual-cam sway control cannot be used with surge-type trailer brakes and is designed for Class III and Class IV hitches only. Should not be used with aluminum trailer frames.


Weight Distributing Hitch

Create a stable ride for your tow vehicle and your camper or 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 Strait-Line Weight Distribution

The easy-to-use, serrated washers on the Reese Strait-Line 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 the Strait-Line 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. 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.


Weight Distributing Hitch

Dual-Cam Sway Control

Reese's dual-cam sway-control system stops trailer sway before it begins. This is a significant improvement over traditional friction-style controls, which help to correct sway only after it has already begun. This specially designed system uses unique sliding devices called "cams" to suspend the spring bars of your weight-distribution system. One end of a cam bolts onto your trailer's frame, and the other end attaches to the lift bracket via the lift chain. The rounded, hooked ends of the spring bars then sit in these cams. The controlled placement of the spring bars keeps your system secure while still allowing enough movement for free, easy interaction between your trailer and your tow vehicle.



Dual-Cam Sway Control Turning

During basic, straight-line towing, the cams lock in place and hold the trailer steady by applying constant, consistent pressure to both sides. This keeps the trailer from swaying in crosswinds. When you go into a turn, the cams unlock and slide to allow a controlled, full-radius maneuver. If you swerve suddenly, the cams will give to accommodate the movement while still working to obtain a straight angle, thereby maintaining control of the trailer.




66131 and 26002 Reese Strait-Line Trunnion Bar Weight Distribution Hitch without Hitch Bar

Item # RP66130

Installation Details RP66130 Installation instructions


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Customer Reviews

Strait-Line Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control - No Shank - Trunnion Bar - 15K GTW, 1,500 lbs TW - RP66130

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (309 Customer Reviews)

Featuring dual-cam sway control to stop trailer sway before it begins, this weight-distribution system has flexible, powder coated steel, trunnion spring bars that create a level ride for both your trailer and your tow vehicle. Shank sold separately.

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It really does the trick in terms of keeping down the camper sway. I can now drive on the interstate with no problems. Before I got this hitch, I just simply couldn't take the constant fighting as the camper swayed from left to right. The noise is not near as much as was advertised. It pops occasionally when making a tight turn but otherwise we just don't notice it much. The installation is worth mentioning. First, I am not fond of installing items like this. However, my wife and I took our time and installed in in a few hours. The instructions were excellent and (of course!) I still found a way to deviate from them which extended the installation time. However, in the end, it was not a terribly difficult job. This is not our first weight distribution hitch, but it will likely be our last.




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I bought two 66130 weight dist. and sway sytems one was put on 3/4 diesel and the other on 3/4 gas bought worked great had no problems with installation,only thing I needed was the shim #58207
for the head assy. and shank if you have a gap. Called Sequent
products which is part of reese and drawtite,sent me the shim and
all was great




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Purchased this hitch to replace my 14k equalizer hoping it would be a little quieter wich it is from the few blocks I have towed with it. Two complaints I have are one it comes with two sets of instructions if you get the dual cam version you want to make sure you start with those instructions and two the hook up brackets that mount to the trailer have verry poor rivets that the bracket hinges on , one was so bad that in the up position I couldn’t get the keeper pin through and had to replace it, I did get a replacement from etrailer and it is way better , pretty sure I will have to replace the other bracket as well as there is a ton of play in its rivots as well but for now I can at least get the keeper pin in




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We recently purchased a larger travel trailer and decided to upgrade our weight distribution system. After reading Etrailer reviews and going with the suggested setup we bought the Reese Strait-Line system RP6613. Setup was time consuming and very finicky. Unfortunately getting the system setup so the cams ride in the bars properly was extremely difficult and frustrating. The weight distribution part worked great as advertised. The sway control on the other hand seems nonexistent. Equalizer WDS setup, adjustment and performance are far above the Reese systems.




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Does what It suppose to . That said there are some weak spots. Rivets instead of bolts on chain clamp (drill out & replace w/ bolt ). Metal quality weak on chain plate & tension bar rest .




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If etrailer sells it - that's where I shop.
Pleasant,
knowledgeable, professional, accurate delivery schedule!!
Steve helped me get my hitch a day early,
He deserves a paid day off lol!!

I love the people here - they have earned my trust - in this day & age most businesses just talk customer service
etrailer delivers!!


Comments
2 cross country trips using the hitch on 2 different trailers. Hitch worked perfect on all trips, no worries about trailer fishtailing. This is the only weight distribution hitch I will use.
Tim L - 11/14/2019


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The entire package is awesome , did as promised and fixed sway of trailer. I am pulling a 33' Weekend Warrior Toy Hauler. The trailer is heavy 11.500 lbs. and has a heavy tongue weight as well.
Air bags on a 3/4 ton Denali diesel and this trailer pulls straight and true. Should I purchase another tag along this will be the hitch I go with again. Researched Hensley and a few other anti-sway hitches in detail and this is what has worked.
A lot to set up for every trip but does as promised and creates a level of safety comfort for me the driver.




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Preston and Ian were outstanding to work with and get the proper fit for my truck and trailer. Very detail oriented and everything they told me was spot on. Thanks guys!


Comments
Very happy with the towing system and have put over 20k miles with them.
Paul - 05/22/2019


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Works great as long as it is set up correctly. We traded our trailer in on a new one and the dealer did not set it up correctly and the weight distribution bars kept coming off the cams. The noise and shake made me think I hit something. once adjusted all is good. Still a popping noise I need to track down but not creating any issues. I bought this particular one because of the wider tongue weight range it supported which came in handy. Our new trailer has a dry tongue weight of 944 lbs and the previous trailer was 560.




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I recently purchased the straight line dual cam hitch with sway control. I've dealt with etrailer in the past and have always been very satisfied with not only the product but also the company. When I called etrailer I had some concerns as to whether I was looking at buying the correct hitch (12000 lb.) or needed the 15000 lb. I spoke with Nik and voiced my concerns. He was knowledgeable and we agreed that the 15000 lb. would be a better fit for my application. Within a few days UPS delivered the hitch. Really quick service. Now, I hate calling a company to order anything. It always seems you get the hard sell to by other items and it is very irritating. Not so with etrailer. We had a pleasant conversation with no hard sell. Just what I was looking for and that was it. I haven't had the opportunity to install the hitch yet but I'm sure if I need any help it's just a phone call away. Thanks Nik and etrailer.




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The weight distribution hitch and dual cam sway control were installed on a 2005 F250 pulling a 2003 Jayco "toy hauler".
The instructions were very easy to read and understand making assembly and adjustments easy.
The only complaint I have...A $500 hitch shouldn't have chips of paint missing and all "scuffed" up when it arrives!




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etrailer provides excellent service and fast shipping. I ordered the Reese strait line for my new 34 foot toy hauler. The instructions provided by Reese are not the best; however, etrailer has videos and made things much easier. Once installed I went for a test drive. The sway I was getting from the friction bar set up was gone. I Could cruise at freeway speeds one handed and not fight the trailer. I definitely recommend this product, and purchase it from etrailer if you want great service.




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So impressed with how easy it was to find and order what I needed. Time on it coming was amazing. At first I thought it would be weeks before receiving my items. Nope, I was wrong. I recommend etrailer.com to anybody looking for any kind of item when it comes to braking systems and distrabution hitches. I will use them for all my needs and what they provide.

Thank you etrailer.com !!!!!




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Hitch arrived in two boxes which were in good shape considering the weight. On opening all parts were received. Not having time to install yet, but having tested the placement of hitch, the most time needed will be checking measurement and drilling the frame of the trailer after that its straight forward bolting together. This could be a hard project if it was my first time, but can be done easily if you have the right tools The Reesee strait line hitch looks like a well design hitch witch should handle the weight and sway. Will write again when installed and towing.




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The system worked great on our 1600 mile trip. I had no issues with it. I pull a 38 ft. travel trailer with a 2014 Ford F-250. I especially enjoyed the increased control when tractor trailers would pass. I would definitely recommend this system to other RV'ers. Well worth the price.




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Product arrived quickly and as always etrailer was a big help. I watched one of the installation videos for the product I ordered. The video was much easier to understand and way more helpful than the written instructions. Thanks again for the professional and knowledgable service.




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This is one stout WD hitch system! Pretty straight forward installation instructions which is aided by watching a video on it. Looking forward to using it soon.
E-Trailer service is not to be compared to any other....it is outstanding!




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It is what I needed for my new hitch. I will be be installing it today on my hitch head. Waiting for my new trailer. Should be here soon.




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Very well built




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In the process of installing the quantity of the castings leaves a lot to be desired usually China does a better job. Sand casting is very rough instructions seem to be good, no problem so far. I have been towing trailers 40 years




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I have a 12000 lb on my camp trailer, but needed a 15000 for my equipment trailer.




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This made a big difference in towing my 13000lb Trailer




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Customer service is very helpful and knowledgeable with their products. Shipping was very fast and the price can't be beat.




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Ordered on line. Got order in a couple of days. Everything was good. Nice people to do business with.




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All very helpful and polite.thanks for all the help.my unit was very easy to install.will use this company again.thanks



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