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Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution System w/ 4-Point Sway Control - 10,000 lbs GTW, 1,000 lbs TW

Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution System w/ 4-Point Sway Control - 10,000 lbs GTW, 1,000 lbs TW

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Product Expert Lindsey S's Opinion

Why would I buy this?

  • Great at preventing sway by holding trailer firmly in place at the system head and along the frame
  • Industry leading Equal-i-zer brand does weight distribution hitches and nothing else, so they know their stuff
  • Very little maintenance is required

Why wouldn't I buy this?

  • Steel-on-steel brackets can create a lot of noise, especially during turns
  • Requires a special thin-walled socket for installation, which is not included
  • You can't just switch out the bars if you get a heavier trailer
Steel-on-steel friction works to prevent and correct trailer sway in this unique weight distribution system. Sway control brackets ensure that your trailer stays in line with your tow vehicle. 2-5/16" Hitch ball and adjustable shank included. Lowest Prices for the best weight distribution from Equal-i-zer. Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution System w/ 4-Point Sway Control - 10,000 lbs GTW, 1,000 lbs TW part number EQ37100ET can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution - EQ37100ET

  • WD With Sway Control
  • 700 lbs
  • 800 lbs
  • 900 lbs
  • Equal-i-zer
  • Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  • Allows Backing Up
  • Includes Shank
  • Prevents Sway
  • Electric Brake Compatible
  • Surge Brake Compatible
  • 4-Point

Steel-on-steel friction works to prevent and correct trailer sway in this unique weight distribution system. Sway control brackets ensure that your trailer stays in line with your tow vehicle. 2-5/16" Hitch ball and adjustable shank included.


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
  • Integrated 4-Point Sway Control limits side-to-side movement of trailer
    • Brackets keep spring bars in place for a rigid system that holds trailer in line
    • No lift chains - spring bars can't move freely
    • Steel-on-steel friction helps to minimize sway caused by winds, curvy roads or sudden maneuvers
  • Unique design makes system compatible with surge-type brake actuators
  • Spring bars flex appropriately over uneven terrain for a controlled, even ride without the bounce
    • Constructed of chromoly steel for superior dexterity and spring
  • 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
  • Dipped 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, hitch ball, lift handle, pin and clip, and all necessary hardware
    • 1-7/8" Thin walled socket (EQ70-00-4800 - sold separately) recommended for hitch ball installation
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Tongue weight: 600 lbs - 1,000 lbs
  • Maximum gross towing weight: 10,000 lbs
  • Ball size: 2-5/16"
  • Application: 2" x 2" trailer hitch receivers rated for use with weight distribution systems
  • Sway control bracket positioning: 27" - 32" back from center of coupler
  • Maximum trailer frame height: 6"
  • Shank length: 12"
  • Maximum rise: 7" from top of hitch receiver opening
  • Maximum drop: 3" from top of hitch receiver opening
  • Spring bar dimensions: 36" long x 1-3/8" wide
  • Limited lifetime warranty


Included w/ SystemRequired - Sold SeparatelyOptional Add-Ons

90-00-1000 Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution Hitch

  • Weight Distribution Shank
  • Weight Distribution Head
  • 2-5/16" Chrome Hitch Ball
  • 2 Sway Control Brackets
  • 2 Spring Bars
  • Snap-up Lever
  • Spacer Rivet and Washers
  • Hitch Pin and Clip
  • Necessary Installation Hardware
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  • Thin Walled Socket for Installation of Hitch Ball

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.


Features of the Equal-i-zer

Head Tilt Adjustment

Controlling head tilt with traditional washer method

The Equal-i-zer weight distribution system uses the traditional washer-style adjustment method to achieve the perfect tilt. Controlling the head tilt helps you to fine-tune the leverage on your entire system, making it easier to install and hook up the spring bars. To adjust the tilt, simply slide washers onto the spacer rivet and insert the rivet into the head assembly. To increase the angle, add a washer. To reduce the angle, remove a washer. Most setups take four to six washers to achieve the proper height. Once you get the desired tilt, insert the shank bolts to secure the head to the shank and then tighten it in place.



Construction of Spring Arms

The Equal-i-zer spring bars are not made of traditional spring steel. Rather, they are constructed of a chromium-molybdenum alloy steel. Chromoly steel has a high tensile strength for extreme durability. It also features excellent dexterity, which allows it to give as required and then return softly back to its original form. This pliability is important in minimizing trailer bounce while still ensuring that the weight of your rig is adequately distributed.


Fixed Sway Control Brackets

Installation of Sway-Control Brackets

The unique sway control brackets of the Equal-i-zer are easy to install and simple to use. They clamp onto your trailer frame and conveniently adjust to a position anywhere between 27 inches and 32 inches back from the coupler. These brackets provide the attachment points for the weight distribution spring bars. To position the spring bars during hookup, simply use the included snap-up lever to lift each bar into place on the L-shaped brackets. Then secure the bars in place with the included L-pins and clips.


Equal-i-zer Hitch 4-Point Sway Control

The Equal-i-zer weight distribution system works to stop trailer sway before it begins. This is achieved through the rotational friction that is present in the weight distribution hitch itself. Within the system head, the downward pressure that is placed on the hitch ball by the trailer is combatted by the upward pressure exerted by the spring bars that are mounted in the sockets. This upward force is placed on the spring bars on either side of the system, creating the rotational friction that, essentially, forces your trailer in line. This type of friction is responsible for two points - one on either side of the trailer - of the 4-Point Sway Control. To ensure that enough tension is present, make certain that the socket bolts in the head assembly are torqued to at least 45 foot-pounds.


Points within the Equal-i-zer system where upward and downward forces interact to create rotational friction

The other two points of sway control 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. Letting the spring bars hang freely minimizes the rotational friction described earlier. It also eliminates your system's ability to create the type of direct friction that has been shown to be so effective in limiting trailer sway.


This direct friction that is applied to the spring bars in the Equal-i-zer 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 Equal-i-zer 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.



EQ37100ET Equalizer Weight Distribution Hitch with Adjustable Shank and Hitch Ball - 10K



EQ37100ET Installation InstructionsInstallation Details EQ37100ET Installation instructions



Video of Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution System w/ 4-Point Sway Control - 10,000 lbs GTW, 1,000 lbs TW


Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution System with 4 Point Sway Control Review

Today we're going to be taking a look at the Equal-i-zer weight distribution system with a 4-point sway control. It includes an adjustable weight distribution shank. It has a 10,000 pound gross trailer weight and a 1,000 pound tongue weight, Part Number EQ37100ET. You've decided you need a weight distribution system. The Equal-i-zer weight distribution system uses steel-on-steel friction to help prevent and correct trailer sway. The sway control brackets ensure that your trailer stays in line with your tow vehicle. Our spring-bars flex appropriately over uneven terrain for a more controlled and even ride without bounce. The system includes the head assembly, though you will have to provide your own hitch ball, and you need to make sure that it has an inch and a quarter shank.

It uses a traditional washer system to provide tilt in the head. The more tilt in the head, the more lift in the tongue weight. Because it uses the 4-point sway control, there are no chains. The spring-bars are easily installed with the included lift handle. The whole thing is made out of a dipped steel construction, so it's going to be durable and resist rust and corrosion. As with all weight distribution systems, it helps your tow vehicle get back to a stock height with the added weight of a trailer. Let's take a look at that now. I've gone ahead and removed the weight distribution and disconnected it from the trailer.

Let's go ahead and get a stock measurement of our tow vehicle. Here at the rear, we've got about 39-1/2 inches to the underside of the wheel well. At the front, I've got about 38-1/2 inches. Now you want to be sure and record these measurements because these are the measurements we want to try and get back to when we engage our weight distribution system. Now I've gone ahead and hooked my trailer back up to my tow vehicle without weight distribution. Now let's take a look and see what the tow vehicle looks like. Here in the back I'm squatting about an inch, and here in the front, my vehicle is tilted upward about three-quarters of an inch.

Weight distribution should correct that. Let's hook it up. Now I've got my trailer hooked back up and my weight distribution engaged. Let's go ahead and take another measurement on our tow vehicle. Here in the back, we're back to stock height and same with the front. Excellent. Not using a weight distribution system can cause issues with your traction, tire wear, and handling.

Getting your vehicle back to stock with a weight distribution system can help prevent those problems. Now let's show you how it's installed. The first thing to note about using a weight distribution system is you need to make sure your trailer or camper is fully loaded and ready to go. This ensures proper weight is being applied to your tow vehicle. The shank can be installed in either the rise or drop position. The head is adjustable along the shank. You just need to make sure that the top of the ball is level with the top of the coupler when your trailer is level. The kit includes eight washers to adjust the tilt of your head. You don't have to use all eight. You just need to make sure to use enough to get your vehicle back close to stock. Our spring-bars fit inside the weight distribution head and are lifted on the L-bracket with the included tool. We can then place in our snap L-pin to help keep the spring-bar in place. This is where that steel-on-steel friction takes place, helping us with our sway control. Finally, our link plates are installed on our trailer's A-frame with the L-brackets on the outside. You just want to make sure and avoid your battery box or your propane tanks. Those may have to be relocated. It needs to be positioned between 27 and 32 inches from the center of your coupler. If you've used all eight washers for your head tilt and your vehicle still isn't back to stock, you can adjust your L-brackets. That's going to complete our look at the Equal-i-zer weight distribution system with a 4-point sway control and an included adjustable weight distribution chain. It has a 10,000 pound gross trailer weight and a 1,000 pound tongue weight, Part Number EQ37100ET.


Customer Reviews

Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution System w/ 4-Point Sway Control - 10,000 lbs GTW, 1,000 lbs TW - EQ37100ET

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (464 Customer Reviews)

Steel-on-steel friction works to prevent and correct trailer sway in this unique weight distribution system. Sway control brackets ensure that your trailer stays in line with your tow vehicle. 2-5/16" Hitch ball and adjustable shank included.

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I towed my camper over 250 miles with the equalizer hitch. Set up and install was very easy. Very little to no sway at all with passing semi trucks. 570215


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Purchased last year year best sway control Ive owned. Easy hook up and disconnected from camper. Highly recommend.

Raymond L - 09/30/2019

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First let me say that Katherine B was very helpful and answered all my questions. I received my equalizer 4 point WD/antisway hitch in 2 days. I have it installed will do a test run this weekend and update my review. 557321


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It has working great for the past year. Much better than chain type. A lot less noise than with chains.

Charles L - 08/24/2019

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From the first moment I called this was a wonderful experience. William B was the gentleman I got on the phone and he was very helpful and extremely knowledgeable about the product. He helped me order the right size hitch and it arrived in three days. I installed the hitch and while yes it’s noisy as other reviews say it is the best hitch I could’ve purchased. I own a 2014 Chevy Silverado 1500 and am pulling a 20’ enclosed V nose trailer. I can do 70 with no problem or any seaway whatsoever. Thanks again Will. 679579



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This is one slick setup. I got it tuned in perfectly on the second try. Instructions are very specific and very accurate. I found only one thing that could be better - the bolts that hold the ball mount to the receiver bar are too long, at least 1" too long. A standard socket won't fit over them to torque the nut - shorter bolts or a warning that a deep socket is needed would be nice. This seems like an anomaly, as everything else was a perfect fit. Good price, speedy delivery, as always. One caution, this thing is heavy! 283591



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Lindy was very helpful verifying the correct model for my new 19 ft TT. The hitch arrived in 2 boxes - very heavy! This hitch is built like it belongs on a tank - glad I purchased the hitchgrip carrying tool. All of the parts are heavy duty and well finished. The etrailer installation video on YouTube is very helpful to better demonstrate the installation manual instructions. My dealer installed the ball since they had the thin-wall socket. Everything installed easily and fit well. Need to load up the new TT and make final adjustments if necessary. 493532



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I think this hitch saved our lives and probably others. This is my first "big" camper I've been towing trailers and pop ups for years. A 23' Grey Wolf Toyhauler with my 2011 Ford Expy as the TV out in front. I had been talking with more mature campers from work about the high prices of some of these WD hitches.... who wisely advised... don't go cheap on tires, brakes or hitches. I bit the bullet, took a little heat from the wife, cause I had it professionally installed too. (This thing is massive). I'll add pics next time I hookup. Plus rolling on $1200 of new Good Year AT's So me and my wife had just pulled out from Clabough's camp grounds after a week of great exploring, great weather and fun smoky Mtn motorcycle riding. We were heading north on 441, not to the highway yet. Probably not on the road more than 20 min or so driving through a small town. Maybe Severville Anyway, 4 lanes, maybe 40mph or 45mph. Following a car, and just talking. Then what seemed to be out of no where, I looked up to see the car was stopped at a red light right in front of us. When did that light turn red!! I had less than a second to react. I knew I couldn't stop. No one coming left or right at the intersection. No one to my right. It was tight, but I might be able to make it.... I swerved HARD right, then back with a HARD left... missing the car in front of us, and the sidewalk. We went sailing through the intersection totally unscathed... and THE CAMPER FOLLOWED ALONG PERFECTLY!! Silence. Neither of us said a word for what seemed like 5 minutes. I'm not even sure who spoke first. I recall someone saying like, did that just happen? And "we're not doing that again" So guys, it may seem like a lot of money, but I'd say it's pretty cheap. I'll just repeat what I was told... don't cheap out on tires, brake, or hitches. Happy camping. 422706



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Just bought a new Travel Trailer, had been using a Reese Weight distribution set up with traditional sway bar. This system worked well but had the tractor trailers pushing me around and on windy days I had to reduce highway speeds dramatically. So, I chose to upgrade to the Equalizer for the new TT. I had the Professionals install it since it was raining but the videos and information on etrailer make me confident I could have done it with the correct tools. The Equalizer was fantastic on the 75 mile ride home in the rain with heavy Tractor Trailer traffic. Had little to no sway. Very pleased with my decision. This is a heavy duty system and is easy to hook up. I ordered by calling etrailer because I had a question about shipping and delivery since I needed the new set up for delivery of my new TT. Lisa was more than helpful answering my questions and getting the hitch to me on time. I strongly recommend The Equalizer and etrailer for your towing needs. 426708



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Great weight distribution system! Easy to install and adjust. I've used it for over a year now and find it quick and easy to use. However, I quickly lost the black 'persuasion bar' so paint yours red for better visibility when you set it down (although you'll rarely need it). 488981



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I have a new 2012 F150 Ford XLT which does NOT pull my trailer as well as my old truck. I was not comfortable with the amount of sway and could not go over 50mph. On Sunday night after returning I purchased the Equal-i-zer. On Thursday it arrived and we literally had to look at the instruction book once. After 30 minutes the installation was completed and no extra parts... I merged onto the highway to test the equipment. I reached a cruising speed of 70mph and had absolutely NO SWAY. The fact that I now have a piece of mind knowing that the Equal-i-zer is less than that of a life when you are towing without the proper equipment. Other products may be available but research was extensive before I purchased the Equal-i-zer. The shear strength is visible and the product is very well made. The fasteners are heavy, the hitch is heavy, and the stabilizer bars are heavy. This is a 5 star product and every trailer owner should own the Equal-i-zer. The best thing about all of this is it was a product that was sold without a gimick and does the job well. Hat's off to you!! Scott S. 47603


Comments

I have bought a F150 2013. having simular issues do you know the weight of your trailer I have apx. 5500 lb trailer tongue weight about 550 to 600 lbs

-- comment by: mark b - 11/24/2013

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The 550-600 tongue weight falls into an in-between area with Equal-i-zer weight distribution systems. The 6K system is built for 400-600 pounds tongue weight, and you are at the end of that range so it may not be a good choice particularly if you have any gear in the tow vehicle rear of the axle. Remember any weight behind the axle counts towards your tongue weight. The next step up is the 10K system featured on this page with a recommended tongue weight range of 400-1000 pounds. Now this would work, but it may be a bit overkill. The extra tension of these bars when paired with a 600 pound tongue weight may ride a bit stiff. If you are not particular to the Equal-i-zer systems, you may want to check out the Fastway 8K system, part FA92-00-0800. It may be a bit closer of a match to your trailer.

-- Patrick B - 11/27/2013


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Worth every cent. We bought a 2008 26' Sun Valley Road Runner two weeks ago and immediately took it on a trip to the N. Georgia mountains behind our 2006 Silverado 1500HD. Very scary up and back with a serious sway problem that kept me from going over 50 mph. Upon returning I researched heavily on how to "prevent" sway and not just "reduce" it. Your website was extremely helpful in explaining the differences in all the products available. The product reviews were very favorable for the Equal-i-zer four point system so it made my decision an easy one. Within two days of ordering, it arrived and I just installed it today. It was very easy to set up. I took it out for a run on the interstate and WOW what a difference! I could run along at 65-70 mph with absolutely no sway and very little bounce. This is the first time I had to buy a weight distribution system and if I ever have to do it again I will certainly go back through etrailer.com. The Equal-i-zer is a great product. 281160



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Hitch has performed great after a year. Quality is good, 4-pt sway control is noticeably helpful, but only if you have the hitch setup correctly. I had the RV dealer set this up for me, and the first 300 miles of towing a 7,000 lb trailer with my F150 was rather uncomfortable. Once at my home, I spent a good 30 minutes dialing in the hitch, and now it works great. It IS squeaky in turns. We use white lithium grease (at the front of the hitch, not the rear L brackets that need the friction) and it helps, but it still is a little embarrassing pulling out of the gas station as it creaks and we get "the stares." If I could buy it again I definitely would, despite the turn squeaks because it is easy to connect and disconnect, it provides decent sway control, and the price is attractive. If you are on the fence about the 10,000lb unit or the 12,500lb, I wish I would have bought the higher unit for my 7,000lb load. Because I am nearer to the limit of WD for the 10,000lb unit, it requires lots of the included washers to angle the hitch head to the proper geometry for the load. The hitch head angle then makes disconnecting my trailer somewhat tricky if I am at an unlevel campsite. The head will snag the trailer ball and I'll have to rock the trailer back and forth to get it to disconnect. I think the 12,500lb unit's stiffer arms and thereby better geometry would release better... YMMV 600852



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Honestly a great purchase. Read a ton of reviews before buying. Had the traditional style weight distribution hitch with sway bar attachment before, and I'll definitely say that I have no intentions of going back! The sway control is absolutely great. Hauled a 30' travel trailer from Atlanta, GA to upstate New York and back with absolutely no sway issues whatsoever. If set up correctly, it should do the trick. I will say, however, that it can be slightly loud at low speeds, but is just something to get used to. Would recommend this hitch to anyone. Worth the investment. 338779



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Product arrived on time and in good condition, I ended up having to purchase another shank with maximum 6" drop. The description I found of the standard shank on your web site stated Maximum drop: 3" from top of hitch receiver opening. I interpreted this to mean the shank at it's lowest setting would allow the top of the ball to be 3-inches from the receiver height. Actually at the lowest adjustment the top of the ball is approximately even with the top of the receiver. Just spent another $116.95 which I was not counting on. The standard shank that comes with the package is non-returnable by itself Fits: 2" x 2" trailer hitch receivers Tongue weight: 600 lbs - 1,400 lbs Overall length: 12" Maximum rise: 7" from top of hitch receiver opening Maximum drop: 3" from top of hitch receiver opening Incremental adjustment: 1-1/4" 564621



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I received this hitch a few short days after placing my order and as soon as it arrived I unpackaged it to admire the contents. Everything was intact and ready to assemble, just as expected. I also ordered the special thin walled socket, which I am glad I did since my mechanic friend that did my torquing didn't have a socket that would work for this hitch ball. I know it is expensive but I wanted everything done right. I installed the hitch and set it up following the directions in the manual, and everything turned out perfectly. I think from start to finish it took the wife and I less than an hour and a half. Easy, and according to my measurements and a visual everything looked perfect. None of this is rocket science, and the installation is truly easy. Well, time to try it out, and what great timing, we left Saturday morning in a 40 MPH headwind for 20 miles, and then another 25 miles with the wind quartering at us on a busy highway. This hitch worked flawlessly! I was tickled with the whole ordeal, and today coming back with no wind at all it wasn't much different than the day we had the wind. You know what wind means, right? WINDY IN ND. Yep, we get our share. This hitch served us very well, and I am extremely pleased with my purchase and the ease of installation and set up. I would order it again in a heartbeat. My tow vehicle: 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 with max trailer tow package. 6.2 L with 8 speed transmission. My travel trailer: 2016 Jayco Octane SL, weighs in loaded at 6100 lbs with a hitch weight of 910 lbs. 517401


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A whole year has gone by, and Im still extremely satisfied with my equalizer hitch. I hear the squeaks when I make my turns, I know people talk about this hitch being slightly noisy, but every time I hear it I smile. I know its back there, doing its thing, and it does it extremely well. I would buy this hitch again in a New York minute. I am very pleased. Did I say Im VERY pleased? Lol. Its that good.

Richard P - 06/04/2019

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The hitch works great. Distributes load and no sway. I have a Dodge Diesel pretty good weight to balance against 7500# trailer so trailer isn't going to push around anyway. I like ability to back in to spaces not having to drop load from hitch. I use the plastic inserts (which should be included not extra, MHO) and hitch does not make noise. It takes serious focus on instructions to setup hitch. I had to reduce amount of load pushed to front of truck because it caused loss of traction. The torque on fasteners was beyond my tooling capabilities so set hitch, tighten as much as possible then took to Les Schwab who accomplished the finish torques. I would buy it again. 329832


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Hitch has functioned flawlessly over the last year. No sway on hiway. Im about to move hitch to new tow vehicle and readjust. The new truck is much lighter than original tow vehicle. The hitch will hopefully provide the stability between lighter tow vehicle and same trailer. We shall see

Pegavas - 01/05/2018

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Ordered this product for the built in sway control. My last hitch required another device to achieve this, but I didn't care for the additional work when backing up or on wet surfaces. The order shipped quickly and arrived intact in 2 separate packages. The smaller of the two, contained the hitch shank and main body. It's heavy, so it was expected that the box would have a hole. The other larger package was sealed and intact. All parts were present. Setup was straightforward, documentation excellent. Particularly the places to annotate measurements. The manual was small but effective. The ball mounting requires a thin walled 1 7/8 socket. I didn't buy this, my RV dealer torqued my setup for nothing. Very satisfied with this hitch thus far. Will update when I have had a chance to put it through the motion. 525174



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After many hours of reading reviews and research on this weight distributing hitch I am very impressed with the quality of this hitch and the fact that is American made in the USA. I have a new 34' 2016 Tracer travel trailer which I will be using this hitch with. I have been using a easylift spring bar hitch with the brake pad type sway control. Never was that satisified with it. This equalizer is a very impressive hitch. The staff a e-trailer was very helpful in suggesting and recommending this hitch. I talked to a different sales person on 3 different calls and they all gave me great information. E-trailer has one of the most informative advertising and videos on the internet.They met a price match of another offer with no beating around the bush. I would highly recommend them and plan to use them in the future.Order was shipped on Friday and I received it the following Wednesday.Thank you E-trailer and staff... 235462


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I am very pleased with the hitch and its operation. I dont miss the old chain style hook up.This is so much easier to connect to more important is its performance while towing. I highly recommend this hitch.

Ray S - 01/15/2017

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The Equal-i-zer hitch arrived in 3 days with free shipping. It was fairly easy to install with the proper tools. I had to find someone to tighten the ball to the hitch because it requires a 1-7/8 inch socket and needs to be torqued to about 300 lbs. Followed the directions to properly adjust the hitch for the trailer and tow vehicle and everything worked well. 277923



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I was quoted it would cost $900 for a local camping shop to put on the weight distribution hitch. I looked into eTrailer and found one much cheaper. It was delivered quickly and with free shipping. Through talking with them via email and watching the instructional video, I easily installed it myself in a couple hours. The electric jack was also purchased through eTrailer and installed in 20 minutes. 486062



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after searching multiple websites for the Equalizer 10,000lb gtw/ 1000 lb tw weight distribution and 4 point sway control hitch, E-Trailer had the best deal for the this hitch. Not only the best deal but the best price and free shipping as well. In addition E-Trailer also offered a great price pledge, if you find an equal product cheaper they will price match. When I found a cheaper unit and emailed E-Trailer they matched the cheaper price and I saved another $xx.the hitch was also shipped quickly and I received it 3 days later. Their customer service was great. they were informative, polite and quick with all parts of the transaction, including the price match refund. great, price, great service, I would recommend them and will shop with them again. 319704



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The Hitch its self is awesome I just docked it a star because of cheap hardware. The sway is minimal the truck rides great and level and with the pads for the L-brackets noise is minimal. Like many vendors their hardware is not up to the task. I had the washers on the 3/4 bolts that hold the Head to the shank literally disintegrate(they cracked in so many places it was like a spider web). Luckily they held till I got home then I got some Military spec washers and they seem to be doing fine. 429312



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The Equal-I-Zer hitch has worked very well for towing our Keystone Passport travel trailer. I like that achieves both sway control and weight distribution. In addition, I'd recommend getting the Sway Bracket Jacket pads that go under the spring bars as it really quiets down the hitch operation. Great product, very well made and worth the money. 575533



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The Equalizer Wt Dist W Sway Con And Ball 10k Gtw, 1000 Tw. Was recommended for my application and works great. [Local retailer] in New York did the installation on my New 2017 Starcraft ultra light. The product has a clean look on the trailer. The Equalizer is a great product for tight turns and backing into parking slips. No need to remove sway controls, because its incorporated into the Patented Design. I've used other styles in the past but this is the product for me. Thanks Etrailer for the on time shipping of the Equalizer. Did you Equalize your trailer today!! etrailer.com 352111



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Just received and put together my Equalizer hitch but not set up or used with our new travel trailer yet. The quality of the parts are amazing. I have used other weight equalizing hitches and have 5th wheel hitch systems. This system is heavy duty and a pleasure to put together. Etrailer did a great job on the website describing, illustrating and proving support to make my decision so easy. Thanks Etrailer. Going to pick up new travel trailer today with new hitch system. 562089


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I am pulling a 34 foot travel trailer that weighs 7,280lbs. I am very comfortable and feel secure while towing with the equalizer hitch system. There is absolutely no sway even when tractor trailer pass by. I have used other sway control products and systems where I encountered sway and white knuckle rides. I highly recommend the Equalizer 4 point sway control system to anybody thinking about a new or replacing a current system.

Tony - 09/06/2019

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Product was shipped fast! It arrived in 2 boxes, some tearing of boxes, but all items were accounted for. The manual that came from the manufacturer was very helpful, and easy to understand. I did call the toll free number of the manufacturer to get a clarification on an item in the installation book, they were very helpful. . Final test on the installed product will come the week after Christmas, more review after then 728354



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Thank you Jesus for the Equalizer! It works great. The sway control is fantastic. Just be sure to take your time setting it up and getting all your measurements correct. Follow the instructions. 725140



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Works great, easy assembly. I tow my 7000 lb camper with ease and no swaying on the highway 724571



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Purchased the hitch a year ago. Installed on truck and adjusted to level truck and trailer and left for a trip to Florida. Hitch performed very well was caught in a snowstorm on the way home in the Carolinas had no issues with truck and trailer sway even in the snow. Was very pleased thank you for the product 722455



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Product was as described and was shipped very quickly. 719582



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Great product .no sway. 716265



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Best weight distribution hitch , easy to install, easy to use , much better than my old chain hitch. Thanks for fast shipping etrailer. 713518



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Trailer sway control works as described. No problems to date. Components could use a better paint job though. Powder coating would help prevent rust issues. 711499



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The Equalizer does a great job of distributing the weight off the rear of my truck. I have very minimal sway at highway speeds. Setup is simple with easy to follow directions. I wouldn't hesitate to buy this setup again. 711465



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Incredible hitch! So strong is the anti-sway system, that when at 55mph and I blew BOTH tires on one side, there was only a slight fishtail which was easily controlled. It also kept the trailer from tipping and ruining the rims! (For reference, my trailer is 27 foot & 6000 pounds) 711114



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Works great 710830



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I rate this product "good" to alert potential users to an issue I face during installation of this Equal-i-zer hitch. As I purchased this hitch, a 2 and 15/16" ball with a 1.25" shank stud and its nut were included. That nut requires a special 1 and 7/8" thin walled socket that slips down into a cavity where the shank stud protrudes and the nut screws on. The instructions state that socket is available at Equal-i-zer dealers. Such a socket WAS NOT AVAILABLE at any automotive parts store, car dealership, nor agricultural supply hardware I contacted in the small California town I was in. The nearest Equalizer dealer to me was over 100 miles distant, and I had planned to leave the day I began installation of the hitch. The instructions also state that a shim can be used if a 2 and 15/16" ball with a 1" shank stud and nut are used. That is the ball I already had on my truck and I was fortunate to find a properly sized shim at an agricultural supply hardware that I cut to length and used in my installation. I still needed a large socket and extension to tighten the nut because the nut was deeply recessed in the cavity. The box end wrench I normally used on the nut was of no avail; however, an automotive repair shop had such a socket and loaned it to me to complete the installation of the hitch. IF you are going to undertake the installation of this hitch yourself, then be aware of the need for either the special Equal-i-zer specified socket for the ball included, OR a 1.25" to 1" shim and a deep well socket for the smaller 1" shank stud and nut such as I used. Contact customer service at Equal-i-zer if you have questions in this regard BEFORE you purchase. Having alerted you to the installation issue I faced, I now rate the product itself as EXCELLENT in performing the job it is intended to do when towing. Once I had the hitch installed, the instructions for making adjustments so it will perform as intended are clear. Along with the hitch I purchased a Sherline trailer tongue scale and that is an accessory I highly recommend. I was towing a 2-axle car trailer loaded with a vehicle for a total tow load of 5500 lbs. Using the tongue scale I adjusted my load so 10% was on the tongue. I was towing cross-country from California to Michigan with a 2010 Tacoma 4 x 4 rated with a 6500 lb towing capacity. I towed at 55-60 mph and had one incident that required immediate, heavy braking and the truck and trailer stopped perfectly, as if the trailer had no been there. So keep in mind, my rating of GOOD was to draw your attention to the installation issue I faced. The PEFORMANCE of the hitch was EXCELLENT. 707946


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The thin walled socket needed to install the hitch ball is available as a Related Item here at etrailer. Equal-i-zer offers such a socket as part # EQ70-00-4800
Thin Walled Socket for Equal-i-zer Hitches
$54.11
. We have also found that the Powerbuilt 1-78 Inch Thin Walled Socket, part # ALL643216
1-7/8" 12pt Thin Walled Socket - 3/4" Drive - Chromium-Vanadium Steel
$17.95
, works well with the Equal-i-zer system.

-- Victoria B - 10/08/2019

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Excellent customer service and very helpful every time you call. I always go to etrailer.com before I look anywhere else. 706781



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When we bought our second trailer it was much larger and required a larger hitch with sway control. The dealer we bought the trailer at wanted way too much for even a sub standard sway hitch so I opted to get my own from E-Trailer. I chose the equalizer based on reviews and did a little homework, I feel it is an excellent choice. Very easy to install, just make sure you have or get a socket large enough to install the ball. Easy to hook up and tows really well, highly recommended for the price and quality. 706742



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Came really fast worked really well 698820



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The Equal-I-zer hitch works amazing! Our camper is pushing 10k lbs when loaded and on our trip from Kentucky to Florida then up to northern Alabama (we were running from hurricane Michael) we never had any sway what so ever. We traveled over 1000 miles in 2 days. No way I could have done that with my last hitch. It does make quite a bit of noise when pulling into parking lots or campgrounds but the pads DO help. Etrailer customer service was excellent!! When I ordered the hitch I thought I had measured the drop correct but once I got it I had made a mistake. After a phone call they shipped me the correct shaft and all I paid was difference of the product, no extra shipping charges at all. Thank you etrailer! I will definitely look you guys up when I need something else you guys may supply. 698306



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We’ve put over 7000 miles on the road with this WDH and it’s done what we needed without exception. Highly recommended! 695926



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The best WDH out there. Towing with a 4Runner 2018 fully loaded, family and all gear. Avg 3400 towing weight. The entire TV and TT act as one. No semi suck in, in moderate winds not a problem. Spend the money and get this hitch!! I suppose the only draw back is you are adding another 150lbs + but I guess any WDH will add some weight 691044



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I don’t write many reviews but this seems to be a pretty good product. Instructions are not bad but you must tailor to your particular tow vehicle and trailer. My weight distribution works fine. Finding someone with 3/4” drive torque wrench is not easy, but I got it done. 679982



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Over the top customer service. Everyone is sales, customer service, etc. tended to my needs quickly. 675137



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This has worked great for our 30 foot trailer. We used the trailer the first time without a weight distributing hitch. On the freeway we felt every semi that passed us even thought our trailer pulled fairly well. We decided to get a weight distributing hitch and chose this one. It has been great. Rarely do we feel the semi trucks pass us anymore. This last trip we had a flat on the trailer and there was no indication that the tire had blown than a pop sound that we heard. The trailer was still pulling without any problems. Amazing how well it has done. 674422



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Hitch is great. Especially compared to the chain based model I had before. Easier to set up and take down, more stable towing. 670339



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I received the shipment and box appeared quite damaged, and product was very heavy duty. However, when I began assembly of the bar brackets to the trailer with L brackets, it said there was suppose to be 4 - 1/2" X 1 1/2" bolts and there was only 2 so may be a single packaging error! After all assembly I hooked truck up and towed it out of town 70mph and absolutely no sway whatsoever! Had loud popping sound when turning and believe it was bars sliding on L brackets so greased up very good and hope that quiets it down!! Well pleased with it's heavy duty construction!! 4 stars ONLY because short of 2 bolts! 666242


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As you suspect, the squeaking is caused by the metal-on-metal friction of the spring bars on the L-brackets, the noise cant really be avoided. Greasing this surface will diminish the effectiveness of the sway control to a large degree.

-- Mike L - 07/05/2019

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I purchased the Equal-i-zer Hitch for towing our camper. The customer service from etrailer was super. Product installation went smooth. Test run with the Equal-i-zer Hitch installed went great. Highly recommend etrailer and Equalizer! 665307



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Nice and simple weight distribution/anti-sway hitch system with no extra anti sway mechanisms or parts needed. Easy to set up initially and easy to hook up when towing the trailer. Never had any sway issues, even in strong crosswinds or from passing semis. Only concern, maybe that's not the right word, is the noise at low speed, it lessen over time. I have put grease on various parts and that does quiet things down. At least you know it is there and working 660781


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Because the Equal-i-zer weight distribution system relies on metal-on-metal friction for the sway control component, some noise is unavoidable. Before lubricating, be sure to check the instructions on how to correctly lubricate the system, as adding grease to the wrong spot can prevent the sway control from working correctly.

-- Mike L - 06/21/2019

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I wouldn't haul my camper without this 656439


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  • Recommendation For Equalizer Weight Distribution Hitch For 30 Foot Travel Trailer
  • The best way to pick out a weight distribution system is to get one that works with your setup when it is fully loaded and ready to tow. This fully loaded weight will also include all cargo behind the rear axle of your 2016 Ford F-150. To help get an accurate reading when fully loaded, you can use a scale like the Sherline Trailer Tongue Weight Scale, Item # 5780. I attached a help article on determining tongue weight for you to check out. Ideally, you want to get a system where your...
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  • Excessive Trailer Sway While Towing with Late Model Ford F-150 Using Sway Control
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  • Comparison of Husky Center Line TS Husky Center Line HD and Equal-I-zer Weight Distribution Systems
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  • Can Trailer Hitches for 2019 Honda Passport be Used With Weight Distribution
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  • How to Upgrade Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution System to 1,200 Pound Tongue Weight Capacity
  • In order to increase the capacity of your Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution System # EQ37100ET to 1,200 pounds of tongue weight, you will indeed need to replace the spring bars. The Replacement Spring Bars # EQ90-01-1299 referenced in your question are the correct bars for this and will provide a 1,200 pound tongue weight capacity. In order to make this conversion, you will also need to replace the head for your system with the Replacement Head # EQ90-02-1200. This is because the existing...
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  • Will Trailer Hitch for 2019 Nissan Murano Interfere With Hands Free Liftgate
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  • Trailer Hitch, Brake Controller and Weight Distribution for 2019 VW Atlas
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  • Should 6,000 lb Equal-i-zer System be Used for Trailer with 550 lb Loaded Tongue Weight
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  • Recommended Rear Suspension Enhancement for Towing and Off-Road Use for a 2018 Toyota 4Runner
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  • Best Way to Reduce Noise With Curt TruTrack Weight Distribution System
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  • Weight Distribution Hitch for 2018 Coleman 263 BH Tandem Axle Travel Trailer GVWR 7600-lbs
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  • Upgrading 1,000 lb Tongue Weight Equalizer System to 1,200 lb System Recommendation
  • If you have a 1,000 lb tongue weight Equalizer like part # EQ37100ET and your trailer has a tongue weight of 810 lbs this would be an ideal setup. Now realistically your tongue weight is going to be a bit more once the trailer is loaded so swapping to 1,200 lb spring bars like part # EQ90-01-1299 would be the best overall solution.
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  • Correct Wiring Adapter for Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Trailer Brake Controller on 2018 Toyota Tacoma
  • The wiring adapters that you asked about for the Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Trailer Brake Controller # 331-EBRH-ACCV2 will function the same though # 3031-S is the newer adapter and the one I recommend for your Redarc brake controller. As for a weight distribution hitch, to choose the best system, you will first need to know your total tongue weight (TTW), which is the tongue weight of your fully loaded and ready to go trailer plus the weight of any cargo behind the rear axle of your 2018...
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution for Trailer With 1600 lbs of Tongue Weight
  • Whew. That's one heavy trailer! As long as the trailer tongue weight won't exceed 1600 lbs, the # EQ90-00-1600 Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution System would be ideal. This particular system is meant to be used in a Class V hitch with a 2-1/2 inch by 2-1/2 inch receiver. This is the highest rated system Equal-i-zer offers. If your trailer's tongue weight will exceed 1600 lbs, the next step up is the Reese # RP66075 Strait-Line, good for up to 1700 lbs of tongue weight. The sway control component...
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  • Upgrading the Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution System
  • Yes, you are correct in that you will need to upgrade your spring bars if you have exceeded the tongue weight capacity of your weight distribution system. However, the Replacement 1,000 Lb. Spring Bars for Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution Systems part # EQ90-01-1099 are 1-3/8" wide and the the Replacement 1,200 Lb. Spring Bars for Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution Systems are 1-1/2" wide. Therefore in order to upgrade the Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution System w/ 4-Point Sway Control...
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  • Recommended Equlaizer hitch for 2018 Lance 2375
  • 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. 600 lbs of tongue weight is hard...
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution System for a Travel Trailer with 790 lbs Loaded Tongue Weight
  • Thank you for including the different weight ratings of your travel trailer. You want to choose a Weight Distribution (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...
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  • Weight Distribution/Sway Control Setup for 2017 Tacoma Towing 5000-lb Cargo and Travel Trailers
  • There are weight distribution/sway control (WD/SC) that will NOT require you to drill into the frame of your enclosed cargo trailer (and future travel trailer) and these work just as well as any others.
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  • How to Use an Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution System on a 2017 Ford F-250 with a 2-1/2 Inch Receiver
  • There isn't an Equal-i-zer weight distribution system that directly fits a 2-1/2 inch hitch receiver. You can use a reducer, like part # 58102, as you said. Another option is to purchase a shank that will fit a 2-1/2 inch receiver. The Equal-i-zer Weight Dist Shank # EQ90-02-4900, for example, provides 10 inches of rise or 6 inches of drop. I've linked the selection for you so you can choose the correct rise or drop you need.
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  • Weight Distribution System Recommendation for Pole Tongue Trailer that Weighs 5,400 lbs
  • The best way to pick out a weight distribution system is to base it off of the loaded tongue weight of the setup when it is loaded and ready to tow. This figure also includes the weight of any cargo behind the rear axle of the tow vehicle. I attached a help article on determining tongue weight for you to check out as well. You will want the loaded tongue weight of your setup to fall right in the middle of the tongue weight range of the system you use. A system like this can be used with...
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  • Parts Needed to Tow 6,500 Pound Trailer with 2017 Nissan Titan without Tow Package
  • Starting with the trailer hitch, I recommend the Curt Class III Round Tube Receiver # C13304. This Class III hitch is confirmed to fit your 2017 Nissan Titan and will use existing holes in its frame for a no-drill installation. The hitch itself features a towing capacity of 8,000 pounds and a tongue weight capacity of 800 pounds. When used with a weight distribution system though, these limits jump up to 12,000 pounds towing and 1,200 pounds of tongue weight. This is the highest rated hitch...
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  • Can Air Bags and a Weight Distribution Hitch be Used Together?
  • It is possible to use a weight distribution system and air spring suspension enhancement together in a 2013 Ford F-250 or F-350 Super Duty, though if you are experiencing sag with a weight distribution system, it may not have the proper rating for the tongue weight of the trailer. To choose a proper weight distribution system, the most important thing to know is the total tongue weight of your setup. Your total tongue weight is the loaded tongue weight of your trailer plus the weight...
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  • Can Weigh Safe 2 Hitch Ball w/ Built-In Scale be Used With Weight Distribution
  • The Weigh Safe 2" Hitch Ball w/ Built-In Scale # WSUN-2 cannot be used with a weight distribution system no matter what bars it has but if you need to determine your tongue weight there is a scale you can use, the Sherline # 5780. I've also added a link to a help article for you on other methods to determine tongue weight.
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution System for 2015 Silverado 1500 w/ 6800 lb Micro Lite Trailer
  • For your 2015 Silverado and 2019 Flagstaff 25brsd trailer, with the weight of your trailer and the dry tongue weight given, I can give you some recommended options. Based on the GVWR, the total tongue weight is often 10-15 percent of the total trailer weight. This includes the loaded tongue weight of the trailer as well as any cargo behind the rear axle of your truck. This will put you between 660 and 1000 lbs for your total tongue weight. I've attached an article to assist. Based...
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  • Weight Distribution Recommendation for a Grand Design Imagine 2600RB with 7,500 lb GVWR
  • To determine the best Weight Distribution (WD) system for your towing setup you will want to choose a 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...
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution Shank for 1,700 lb Tongue Weight Reese Trunnion Bar System
  • There is not a pole tongue adapter compatible with a system rated for 1,700 lbs. The largest option is the Reese Pole-Tongue Adapter for Weight Distribution Systems - 14,000 lbs GTW, 1,400 lbs TW # RP58393, which will work only if your total tongue weight (loaded trailer tongue weight and any cargo behind rear axle of tow vehicle) is under that 1,400 lbs. If you want a compatible weight distribution shank as systems this size often don't include, I recommend the Reese Titan Weight Distribution...
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  • Difference Between Equal-I-Zer Weight Distribution Systems EQ37121ET and EQ37100ET
  • There's a couple key differences between the Equal-I-Zer Weight Distribution systems # EQ37121ET and # EQ37100ET that you referenced. The biggest being that the tongue weight range is different. The part # EQ37100ET has a range of 600-1,000 lbs and includes a shank whereas the part # EQ37121ET has a range of 800 lbs - 1,200 lbs and does not include a shank. 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...
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  • Weight Distribution System for Snowmobile Trailer with Short Tongue
  • Weight distribution systems usually install such that their A-frame-mounted spring bar lift brackets are between 26 and 32-inches to the rear of the hitch ball. As an example, the Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution System # EQ37100ET, which works for trailer tongue weights from 600- to 1000-lbs, has brackets that need to be positioned between 27- and 32-inches from the hitch ball center. But we do offer the Curt Short Arm # C17332 which needs 28-inches. Trailers that have a straight pole...
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  • Can an Equal-I-zer Weight Distribution System be Used with a 2-1/2 to 2 Inch Reducer
  • The best option would be to replace the shank that came with Equal-I-zer system # EQ37100ET with one that fits directly in a 2-1/2 inch receiver. There are 3 Equal-I-zer options: # EQ90-02-4900 with 6 inch drop or 10 inch rise # EQ90-02-4800 with 4 inch drop or 8 inch rise # EQ90-02-4700 with 3 inch drop or 7 inch rise For some 2-1/2 inch hitches the use of a reducer sleeve such as # C45405 will reduce the capacity of the hitch so I would check on that first before getting a sleeve...
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