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Fastway e2 Weight Distribution w/ 2-Point Sway Control - Round - 10,000 lbs GTW, 1,000 lbs TW

Fastway e2 Weight Distribution w/ 2-Point Sway Control - Round - 10,000 lbs GTW, 1,000 lbs TW

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  • WD With Sway Control
  • 800 lbs
  • 900 lbs
  • Fastway
  • Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  • Allows Backing Up
  • Includes Shank
  • Reduces Sway
  • Electric Brake Compatible
  • Surge Brake Compatible
  • Standard Duty
Two points of steel-on-steel friction work to prevent and correct trailer sway in this weight distribution system. Sway control brackets help to ensure that your trailer stays in line with your tow vehicle. Adjustable shank included. Lowest Prices for the best weight distribution from Fastway. Fastway e2 Weight Distribution w/ 2-Point Sway Control - Round - 10,000 lbs GTW, 1,000 lbs TW part number FA94-00-1000 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.


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Fastway Weight Distribution - FA94-00-1000

Two points of steel-on-steel friction work to prevent and correct trailer sway in this weight distribution system. Sway control brackets help to ensure that your trailer stays in line with your tow vehicle. Adjustable shank included.


Features:

  • Evenly distributes weight over axles of tow vehicle and trailer for stability and control
    • Creates a level ride for both tow vehicle and trailer
  • Integrated 2-Point Sway Control limits side-to-side movement
    • Brackets keep spring bars in place for a rigid system that holds trailer in line
    • Steel-on-steel friction helps to minimize sway caused by winds or sudden maneuvers
    • No lift chains - eliminate unwanted movement
  • Unique design makes system compatible with surge-type brake actuators
  • Round spring bars flex for a controlled, even ride
  • No-drill, clamp-on brackets can be adjusted along the trailer frame
    • Accommodates frame-mounted items such as gas tanks, battery boxes, toolboxes, or generators
  • Desired tilt is achieved with traditional washer design
    • Add or remove washers from spacer rivet to tilt head up or down
  • Powder coated steel construction is durable and corrosion resistant
  • Snap-up lever eases installation by reducing lifting required by trailer jack
  • System includes head assembly, adjustable shank, spring bars, sway control brackets, lift handle, pin and clip, and all necessary hardware
    • Hitch ball sold separately - requires 1-1/4" diameter shank
    • 1-7/8" Thin walled socket (EQ70-00-4800 - sold separately) recommended for hitch ball installation


Specs:

  • Tongue weight: 600 lbs - 1,000 lbs
  • Gross towing weight: 10,000 lbs
  • Fits: 2" x 2" trailer hitch receivers rated for use with weight distribution systems
  • Sway control bracket positioning: 24" - 27" back from center of coupler
  • Maximum trailer frame height: 6"
  • Shank length:
    • 8" From center of hitch pin hole to center of adjustment holes
    • 9" From center of hitch pin hole to front of shank
    • 7" From center of hitch pin hole to back of shank
    • 12" Overall
  • Total height adjustment along shank: 7-1/2"
    • Maximum rise: 5-3/4""
    • Maximum drop: 2-1/4"
    • Overall height: 8-1/2"
    • Holes are spaced 1-1/4" apart on center
  • 10-Year warranty


Dimensions

Included w/ SystemRequired - Sold SeparatelyOptional Add-Ons
  • Weight Distribution Head
  • 2 Sway Control Brackets
  • 2 Spring Bars
  • Snap-Up Lever
  • Spacer Rivet and Washers
  • Necessary Installation Hardware
  • Hitch Ball w/ 1-1/4" Diameter Shank
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Weight Distribution Diagram

Create a more stable ride for your tow vehicle and trailer with a weight distribution hitch. Adding spring bars to your towing system applies leverage, which transfers the load that is pushing down on the rear of your vehicle to all the axles on both your tow vehicle and your trailer, resulting in an even distribution of weight throughout. The result is a smooth, level ride, as well as the ability to tow the maximum capacity of your hitch.



Selecting a Weight Distribution System

The tongue weight rating is the most important factor in determining which size weight distribution system you should use. If the bars of the system you choose are rated too high for your setup, they will create a rigid ride, which can result in a bouncing trailer. If, on the other hand, the bars are not rated high enough, the system will be unable to properly distribute the weight, rendering it virtually useless.


To determine the proper weight rating for a weight distribution system, you must first determine your trailer's tongue weight. Then add to that the weight of the cargo behind the rear axle of your tow vehicle. These two measurements make up the tongue weight rating for a weight distribution system.


Fastway e2 Sway Control

The two points of sway control within the e2 are created by the steel-on-steel friction that occurs when the spring bars slide within the L-brackets that are mounted on the trailer tongue. Most traditional weight distribution systems have spring bars that are suspended by chains. Although this ensures that the system is not so rigid as to create bounce in the trailer, it also allows a good deal of side-to-side play in the system.


The direct friction that is applied to the spring bars in the e2 system helps to stop sway once it has begun. The concept is similar to the way in which an add-on friction sway control device functions. When each spring bar moves forward or backward, or side to side, it rubs along the bracket, creating friction. The resistance created by this action limits the movement of the spring bar, thus preventing further side-to-side movement of the trailer.


Most add-on units feature some sort of friction material similar to that used in automotive brakes. But the e2 uses direct steel-on-steel contact to create resistance. This is the same sort of friction that is used with locomotives that pull loaded railcars weighing tons. No additional materials are needed. The steel will outlast any of those other materials, providing an extremely durable, functional sway-control system.



94-00-1000 Fast Way e2 Weight-Distribution Hitch - Round Bar - 10K



FA94-00-1000 Installation InstructionsInstallation Details FA94-00-1000 Installation instructions


Video of Fastway e2 Weight Distribution w/ 2-Point Sway Control - Round - 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 Fastway Weight Distribution - WD With Sway Control - FA94-00-1000 Review

Today we're going to be taking a look at the Fastway E2 weight distribution system with built-in two-point sway control. This unit is going to help evenly distribute weight over the axles of the towed vehicle and trailer offering better stability and better control. Ultimately it's going to create a more level ride for both your towed vehicle and your trailer. Now this unit features two integrated points of sway control. That's going to limit side to side movement of the trailer. It's built-in so you don't have to purchase anything additional to have a sway control system that's built-in to the weight distribution system. These brackets are going to keep the spring bars in place for a rigid system that holds the trailer in line at all times.

It does not use lift chains, that way the spring bar can move freely. It's going to use the steel-on-steel friction that's going to help minimize sway caused by winds, curvier roads or sudden maneuvers. The steel-on-steel friction comes from the bottom of the spring bar and the top of the L-bracket. The unique design of this system makes it compatible with surge-type brake actuators. You can even back up your trailer without disengaging the weight distribution system. It's going to use round spring bars that are designed to flex appropriately over uneven terrain for a controlled even ride without the balance. It's going to use the no drill adjustable clamp-on brackets that can be adjusted along the trailer frame to accommodate frame-mounted items such as gas tanks, battery boxes, toolboxes or generators.

This unit can be used with top mount and bottom mount trailer couplers. When it comes to getting the tilt of the head assembly that's achieved with a traditional washer design and spacer rivet, it's also going to use the angle set bolt right here. That way you can easily add or remove washers from from the spacer rivet to tilt the head up or down. Then you can adjust the angle set bolt as necessary. The spacer rivet with the washers are going to install between the backside of the head assembly and the front side of that adjustable shank. There is a space down here to get that unit installed.

The unit is made from a steel construction. It's going to feature a powder-coated finish. It's going to do a great job at resisting rust and corrosion and lasting a long time. It's also going to come with a snap up lever that eases the installation by reducing the amount of lifting required by the trailer jack to get your spring bars in place on the brackets. Now, as you can see it does not come with a hitch ball. That is sold separately.

We carry those here at etrailer.com. If you're in need of one, the diameter of this hole is an 1-1/4, so it does require 1-1/4 diameter shank on your hitch ball. It does come with a reducer sleeve right here that will reduce that opening from 1-1/4 down to one inch, if you want to use a ball with a one inch diameter shank. When it comes to the maximum towing weight, we're looking at 1,000 pounds. Minimum towing weight is 400 pounds. Proper towing weight helps generate the friction needed for this unit to help reduce trailer sway. Maximum gross towing weight for this unit is 10,000 pounds. It does come with your adjustable shank and the hardware to get everything installed. This is designed for a 2"x 2" trailer hitch receiver rated for use with weight distribution systems. This way you control brackets are going to be positioned about 24-27 inches back from the center of the trailer coupler. The shank on this unit can be used in either the rise or drop positions. It's going to offer six adjustment holes. Those holes are separated on center by 1-1/4. Now, I took a measurement from the center of the hitch pin hole to the center of the ball hole and got a measurement of 12-3/4 of an inch with the unit as level and square as possible. I also moved this to the rise position and put the head assembly at the highest setting and got a maximum rise of around 5-3/4 inches. From the inside top edge of the receiver tip of our hitch or the top of the shank to the top of the ball platform. Now with that installed in the drop position like it is right now and with the head assembly at the lowest setting, it's going to give us a maximum drop of around 2-1/4 inches doing those same measurements. You can see everything that it comes with here on the table. Again, it's going to come with your washers, spacer rivet reducer sleeve and it's going to come with your hitch pin and clip to get this unit secured inside your hitch. This is a standard 5/8 inch diameter pin. When it comes to engaging and disengaging the spring bars, there's a couple of ways that you can do that. You can either remove the bar from the brackets on the trailer frame, rotate it out to the side until it disengages or we have these spring clips right here. It has the nice, large finger tabs on there so you can easily grab that. Pull that out and that will drop the bar out of the head assembly. Engaging and disengaging the bars and the head assembly is very quick and easy. It's also covered with a 10-year warranty. That's going to do it for today's look at the Fastway E2 weight distribution system with the built-in two point sway control.


Customer Reviews

Fastway e2 Weight Distribution w/ 2-Point Sway Control - Round - 10,000 lbs GTW, 1,000 lbs TW - FA94-00-1000

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (245 Customer Reviews)

Two points of steel-on-steel friction work to prevent and correct trailer sway in this weight distribution system. Sway control brackets help to ensure that your trailer stays in line with your tow vehicle. Adjustable shank included.

- FA94-00-1000
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Was easy to install.. After installation I drove our camper down the highway on a windy day and I was very impressed how it worked!! I highly recommend this product very good price and it works!! 502945



- FA94-00-1000
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This system works great for me. I have a Nissan Frontier and 21 foot TT. If you install this yourself make sure you watch every video and then follow the written instructions provided. You cant go wrong. This leveled my truck out and planted the front wheels firmly back on the ground. One word of warning. If you are parking your trailer on an incline and the truck and trailer aren't level move to a level spot, remove the bars and then back it in. Just makes getting the bars off easier. 570572



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Excellent equipment the Fastway e2 .The system work great and was easy to install .the price can't be beat. the team at e trailer are great and know there stuff and can help with a number of problem .The truck and trailer road a lot better with this system. please do yourself and family a savour use this system or one like it could save you your family a lot of grief and headache . happy trailering and thanks again (Lisa D.) and e trailer staff for helping me make right choice !!! 499580



- FA94-00-1000
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Product is good - heavy. Instruction book leaves something to desire. Makes reference to Spacer Washers but has no picture of where they go. Not enough pics to understand all parts. Have not used product yet but seems very high quality. BTW delivery was awful! Came 5 days after it was stated to be delivered. Big brown co did awful job. Too bad etrailer can't use FX. They are soooo much better. I won't order anything else because of delivery mess. 512391


Comments

The washers act as a fine adjustment for the tilt of the weight distribution head. The more washers added to the stud, the further rearward the head tilts. If you use the provided link, you can see an install/set-up video that will walk you through the process.

-- Mike L - 05/24/2018

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Finally got a chance to put my equipment on the truck trailer. Then I had a chance to use it and man it was a great experience. I was really impressed With installation and control. 547485



- FA94-00-1000
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The pole tongue adapter and Fastway E2 hitch work great together. Instructions are straight forward and easy to follow. I put it together following the basic setup and it didn't need much adjustment. I could recommend this setup for anyone. Our ice castle has a hydralic frame which you can use to hook the spring bars up. It greatly improved the ride, steering and handling of the rig. I also have a set of Air Lift 1000 in the rear (previously ordered from etrailer). They work great in conjunction with this hitch. And further add adjustability to the setup. 421007



- FA94-00-1000
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This is a review of etrailer.com not the towing system. I ordered several items online Sunday morning, then realized I needed to change one. Their customer service starts at noon on Sundays. About 11 am I received an email stating that my order had been shipped - on a Sunday! An hour later I was on the phone with one of their "customer service" reps. Although she admitted that my order had not yet actually left the premises, she refused to have someone from shipping pull the order back in and make a change. Finally left me on hold until the line disconnected. And this is on a 2-day shipping that cost about $30 extra! After exhausting all possible options. I called back and had basically the same conversation wth another rep. I told them I was going to call the bank and file a dispute, and might even keep the order for spite. A few days later i received an email with a return shipping label. When the order arrived, I printed the label. It was for a 2 lb package. This order was 2 boxes and weighed almost 100 lbs! I refusef the order and am still waiting to hear from their customer service. Bank reversed the charges. etrailer is the WORST company I ever dealt with 399541



- FA94-00-1000
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Talked to etrailer an the manufacturer both before putrchasing this hitch and both were excellent in helping me to determine if this one was suitable for my application.Due to my Kiefer 3 horse slant trailer frame's design and Kiefer wanting no holes drilled in the frame Fastway's rep helped me with a plan to over come the design by boxing in the angle frame with another section of angle and (using longer bolts in the brackets of the proper grade due to the frame's width) where these hitch brackets were to be installed .Installing these brackets was very quick and easy with the detailed installation directions that came with the hitch.Still need to finish the setup of the hitch with horses and tack loaded but see no problems with the detailed instructions received with the hitch and if any problems I feel confident etrailer or Fastway will give me any help I would need.The shipping was fast and the customer service has been top notch from both etrailer and Fastway. Thanks, Sheridan 66239


Comments

I am very pleased with the products. I used them to haul my 3 horse trailer to Northwest Colorado and back plus on several other occasions and the performance has been excellent . I would definitely recommend them to people. I was very pleased that someone on your staff steered me in the right direction to find what I needed. Your company is one that I would be glad to recommend to anyone.Thanks for the follow up

-- comment by: Sheridan - 02/14/2014

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- FA94-00-1000
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John was very patient and helpful, made me feel confrable as I know nothing about these hitches. He worked diligently making sure I ordered the best set up for my truck and trailer combination including measurements (he told me were and what to measure as I was actually measuring). I was assured that I was receiving a good price as E trailers "price match" and I purchased a quality hitch assembly at a wonderful price. Free delivery was a great perk and the hitch arrived in a couple days as predicted. I have a 2003 Excursion Limited 7.3 diesel 4x4 and need to pull a loaded 28ft car trailer. The young weight is over 800 PDS and I want to be confident that it will be safe. John was an integral part of my purchase and the follow up and technical help is great! Thanks for all the John W 315486



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Easy to use. Very stabilizing. 575992



- FA94-00-1000
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Package arrived badly torn. Upon inspection a major component was found to be missing. Damage appears to be the fault of UPS. Etrailer customer service promised to ship the missing part the next day. I will still have faith in etrailer as I’ve had no problems in the past. All the items I’ve purchased from them have trouble free. 556158



- FA94-00-1000
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works great 608142



- FA94-00-1000
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So far the hitch works as advertised. It is well worth the money and makes towing a larger camper MUCH easier. The sway bars are not hard to place or remove. For the price I would buy it again. 602880



- FA94-00-1000
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Great value, easy installation. I towed a 10,500# trailer 2100 miles across the country and the hitch performed well! 587682



- FA94-00-1000
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Can’t really say much the hitch was recommended by the dealer I got my RV from and y’all had a great price. 584251



- FA94-00-1000
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Best hitch I've had so far. Definitely buy another if I ever needed one 544548



- FA94-00-1000
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I needed a weight distributing hitch to tow a 16' box trailer behind my truck/slide in camper rig, attached with a 48" hitch extension. Initial set up was a breeze. Hitching and unhitching the trailer is straight forward and easy. Weight distribution helps take some of the stress off the trucks suspension and is noticed by reduced suspension air bag pressure. Truth be told, I barely notice the trailer is back there even when loaded with two quad atv's, an Indian Roadmaster and support equipment. 522837



- FA94-00-1000
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Still works great! No sway at all. Great purchase. 521232



- FA94-00-1000
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Works great on my 25 tt 520134



- FA94-00-1000
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Works very well and easy to put together. Huge difference it the way the unit pulls. 517534



- FA94-00-1000
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Truck and Trailer feel like one easy setup follow the instructions 484469


Comments

Great hitch love it

Edward E - 03/13/2019

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Really fast shipping! 476495



- FA94-00-1000
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Everything went great. Thanks for all your help. 469331



- FA94-00-1000
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Great product. Concise instructions. Did the job. 429468



- FA94-00-1000
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I was helped by Chelsey S. She spent several minutes describing the Fastway e2 Weight Distribution w/ 2-Point Sway Control to me and worked with my shipping request. This Customer Service Rep is the best and the reason I will continue to shop at etrailer 411131



- FA94-00-1000
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A very nice hitch,easy to hook up,good stabilization. Thanks 406236



- FA94-00-1000
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Speedy shipping 390987



- FA94-00-1000
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Easy to install ! Watch video and go at it. Installation is easy, double check all measurements. Purchased this for my V nose trailer witch has a very short hitch area, im at 24". Pulling a 20'×8.5' trailer with a 2017 suburban just what i needed. Thanks to everyone at e-trailer ! #GOBLUE 375108



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good to go 367529



- FA94-00-1000
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Order agent was very helpful and new what he was selling. Hitch was setting on my door step in 3 days. Very happy with weight distribution hitch. 297294



- FA94-00-1000
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Great product and very easy to assemble. 293999



- FA94-00-1000
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Item as described great quality 266694



- FA94-00-1000
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Product arrived very fast and was easy to install per instructions. I am using this on a 27' enclosed snowmobile trailer and using my 2007 Chevy 1/2 ton crew cab to pull it. There is a noticeable difference in how my tow vehicle sits and I feel like I have more control with the high profile trailer. This hitch is very sturdy. Using it is a very fast and simple process. I am happy with the product thus far. 62627



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Received quick and great people to work with 51151



- FA94-00-0600
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Review from a similar Fastway e2 in Weight Distribution


The solution to dangerous issues. This system resolved many of my towing issues. I tow a food trailer. The hitch sagged and the lowered hitch raised the front end of my SUV. I also experienced sway and buffeting when tractor-trailers passed. Windy, wet nights and big trucks were white-knuckle drives. NO MORE. Nobody does it better than etrailer! They answer their phone! They are truly knowledgeable about their products and care about their clients. My first call directed me to my precise options. I ordered it on-line and it arrived a day ahead of schedule. I watched their exceptional installation video three times before attempting installation. This is what sets ET apart. They did not have one video - they had two - one for a truck and one for an SUV / VAN. What was not covered in the videos was only a call away. PAY ATTENTION HERE: The rig uses a set of stacked-washers to adjust the "angle" of the hitch ball. The more washers you use - the greater the angle and the higher the tension of the torsion bar. If you begin with too many washers, you may find that after you use the provided torsion bar installer (a variant on a crow-bar) to install your torsion/control-bars. YOU MAY NOT BE ABLE TO GET THE BARS BACK OFF! That was my case. And if you cannot get the bars off - you cannot remove the tow vehicle. I had no idea how to release all of that pressure without potentially hurting myself. Ugh. ONE CALL - THAT'S ALL! A quick call to ET. The rep understood my problem but he also understood that mine was a dangerous issue and sought additional help internally. He came back with "...this is going to sound odd but trust me. Chock your wheels. Raise your tow vehicle from the center of the tow bar until you raise your rear wheels off of the ground and until you can move the bars manually (a light tap with a hammer is a good indicator as to whether you have relieved enough pressure by raising the tow vehicle). When you can swing the bars manually - swing them out and away from the trailer and if you swing them far enough toward the tow vehicle, they will simply fall out of their socket. (There is also a release tab you can pull out - but I prefer this method.) It WORKED! Adjusting this type of system can be an arduous task that is well worth the effort and no company does a better job of selling, educating and servicing than ET. My local tow shop wanted to install a "chain" system without sway control and when I asked him what he thought of the "bar" systems - he said, "...hmm, I've never seen those before". Go with the experts and your own mechanical expertise. ET has your back. 593977



- FA94-00-1033
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Review from a similar Fastway e2 in Weight Distribution


I have had this hitch/weight distribution setup for a year now and I am very pleased. The trailer hookup is a simple process and the trailer is level. The built in sway control seems to be doing the trick, no issues. I am pulling a 29' Nash 25c with a GVW of 8500 lbs with a 2012 Tundra Crewmax. 605486



- FA94-00-0800
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Review from a similar Fastway e2 in Weight Distribution


The Fastway e2 Weight Distribution hitch has been excellent for towing my 5000lb travel trailer, and was a good deal here on etrailer.com. The 2 way sway control keeps everything steady, and is the best I have ever used in my many years of towing travel trailers. The only problem I have experienced with it, is that when pulling out of Gas Stations or anywhere there is a small curb or gutter, it tends to drag. This usually causes the sway bar mount to get knocked out of alignment. 453910


Comments

Still working great after a year and many miles.

Raymond - 11/30/2018

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- FA94-00-1033
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Review from a similar Fastway e2 in Weight Distribution


Looks to be well built. Delivery was quick. I would buy a 2nd one if I ever needed it. 565043



- FA94-00-1033
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Review from a similar Fastway e2 in Weight Distribution


Got the hitch in 2 days, installed it via instructions and a few videos. No problems, works as advertised, usual awesomeness from etrailer. Installed it on a 5K pound 27 foot travel trailer, hitch weight 550... towing with '07 Tundra, 5.7L, pulls like a champ. 493707



- FA94-00-1061
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Review from a similar Fastway e2 in Weight Distribution


I like it very much. Easy to install, but you may need a torque wrench to get the 250 ft-lbs required to tighten the head bolts. I used my weight and math to do it. Worked well. The ability to change the height of the ball when you change trailers or trucks it the strong suit for this hitch and it comes will the ball attached and torqued. Great value. 566751



- FA92-00-0800
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Review from a similar Fastway e2 in Weight Distribution


I will update this review after I have installed the Weight Distribution system on my unit, but I wanted to give a special thank you to Vanessa who did an outstanding job of getting me a part that had broken out of the box during shipment. She did a great job of keeping me up to date on the status of my missing item. The item was very heavy and the packing it came in today was outstanding. Many thanks. 518453



- FA92-00-0800
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Review from a similar Fastway e2 in Weight Distribution


Great service! 526848



- FA92-00-0800
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Review from a similar Fastway e2 in Weight Distribution


Our friends (who had a large Roo trailer) recommended that we get he Equalizer E2 trunnion hitch for our 26-foot Jayco mated to our F150. Everything has been great. It is easy to hook up and disconnect, and when pulling, the trailer is stable and we have had no swaying of any kind. Our [retailer] tech installed it, and we are totally happy with it. 348753



- FA94-00-0800
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Review from a similar Fastway e2 in Weight Distribution


Very helpful salespeople. Products are priced competitively. Folks in the packaging department need to take more care - my hitch receiver had the powdercoat rubbed off in (3) places and the load leveling hitch destroyed the styrofoam packaging due to the heavy weight of the components. HEY, BUY SOME BUBBLE WRAP! It's cheap and does the trick. 569837



- FA94-00-0800
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Review from a similar Fastway e2 in Weight Distribution


The Fastway E2 hitch works great and was really easy to assemble. Just had a hard time getting the ball and nut on because there isn't a socket that fits in the location the nut sits. So we put a pipe wrench on the ball side. Other then that, this hitch is built well and you can back up with it all hooked up, it bolts on easily and serves 2 purposes. The lady from etrailer.com that I spoke with was the best of all. She has the know how and experience to get me set up with the proper size hitch. Or I would have done the bigger is better thing. 236657


Comments

Great!

E. P - 01/30/2017

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- FA92-00-0450
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Review from a similar Fastway e2 in Weight Distribution


Good product. Works as advertised. The weld radius on one side is not too clean, making it difficult to secure the riser bar with the 90-deg pin. 364255



- FA92-00-0800
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Review from a similar Fastway e2 in Weight Distribution


Very well built hitch head and mounting bars. Went on very easy, Instructing very clear on setting up for weight adjustment, and leveling out truck and trailer. The support team at etrailer, was very helpful with my order. Thank you! 443978



- FA94-00-0800
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Review from a similar Fastway e2 in Weight Distribution


I am very happy with my transaction with this company. From start to finish I was treated with respect and was helped by some very knowing people. I have not used my hitch yet but it appears to be a quality product. It should be packaged a little better for shipping because it appears to have broken open during shipping and was taped up . However there was nothing missing. Very satisfied customer. 406527



- FA94-00-1061
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Review from a similar Fastway e2 in Weight Distribution


Not my first experience with etrailer. Have purchased 4 hitches from them and every experience has been great. Just bought the Fastway e2 10,000 lb hitch to pull a new travel trailer and picked up the trailer today. I was somewhat concerned about picking it up today because the wind has been blowing at 15 to 20 mph. If you have pulled a TT in wind you know how it can cause unnerving sway. I have had white knuckle experiences with my other TT and hitch but this was not my experience today. There was only 1 time which I felt the sway from the wind on the way home and that was not significant. I believe I purchased a good hitch and I know I bought it from the right dealer. 496556



- FA92-00-0800
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Review from a similar Fastway e2 in Weight Distribution


The dealer installed the hitch when we picked up the new trailer. They made it look easy. Since we pulled away from the lot we have had no issues. Our first trip was 1200 miles over numerous mountain passes in OR, CA & NV. Easy to connect. I'd recommend this hitch to anyone. 103898


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  • The round bar extends about 2-1/2 inches below the weight distribution head, while the trunnion bar does not extend below the weight distribution head at all, as you can see in the side-by-side photo I edited for you. This is why we recommend folks that have vehicles with low ground clearance like minivans and compact trucks go with a trunnion bar system.
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  • Trailer Still Sways when Using Fastway e2 Weight Distribution with 2014 Ram 1500
  • It is possible that your total tongue weight is exceeding the capacity of your Fastway weight distribution system. For weight distribution tongue weight consists of the tongue weight of the trailer when ready to tow plus the weight of anything loaded behind the rear axle of the tow vehicle. So if your propane tanks, food, clothes, and 50 additional pounds can all be counted towards the tongue weight that 720 pounds turns into 930 pounds. That 930 pounds is within the capacity of the...
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  • Comparing Weight Distribution Systems With Sway Control When Towing 32-Ft Travel Trailer
  • Based on your trailer weight the tongue weight when the trailer is loaded and ready to tow may be at the high range of the three systems you referenced. You really want to have your tongue weight fall right in the middle of the system range, so if your tongue weight is 1,000 lbs you may want to check out systems that can handle up to 1,200 lbs like the Strait-Line Weight Distribution w Sway Control, part # RP66074. This system can handle tongue weight between 600 and 1,200 lbs. The...
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution System for 23 Foot Travel Trailer w/ 5400lb GVWR
  • In addition to all the items on the trailer that will increase its dry tongue weight, you'll also need to add the weight of anything you carry in the bed of the truck behind the rear axle. The right way to do this is to load up the trailer as you would typically have it, and take it to a truck scale or use the # 5780 Sherline Tongue Weight Scale. Ideally, the TTW of your trailer should fall as close as possible to the middle of the effective range of the weight distribution system...
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  • Weight Distribution for Winnebago Micro Minnie 1706FB
  • The Fastway e2 Weight Distribution w/ 2-Point Sway Control # FA94-00-1000 should work for your Winnebago Micro Minnie 1706FB and for installation we strongly recommend using 1-7/8" thin walled socket # EQ70-00-4800 to make installing the unit's hitch ball a much easier process. The other thing you will need is the hitch ball itself, either 2" Hitch Ball # A-90 or 2-5/16" Hitch Ball # 19286. The way to choose the correctly rated weight distribution system is by knowing your total tongue...
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  • Weight Distribution for 2008 GMC Envoy Denali and 5,600 Pound Travel Trailer
  • To choose a weight distribution system you will need to go by the total tongue weight of the set up. This is calculated by taking the tongue weight of the trailer, when loaded and ready to tow, and adding to that the weight of anything loaded behind the rear axle of the tow vehicle. On a trailer that weighs up to 5,600 pounds the tongue weight will likely be 560 to 850 pounds which is 10 to 15 percent of the gross trailer weight. If you keep the total tongue weight under 800 pounds then...
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  • Weight Distribution System Recommendation for a 2016 R-Pod Model 179 Travel 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. If the dry tongue weight on your...
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  • Driving in Reverse with Fastway e2 Weight Distribution with Sway Control
  • You made a great choice! The e2 Weight Distribution Hitch, # FA94-00-1000, is a sturdy system that has 2-Point Sway Control and comes with a 10-year warranty. The unique design of this system does allow you to back up without having to disconnect the sway bars. Don't give your friends a hard time, though. Many weight distribution systems have independent friction sway control devices that do require you to get out of your vehicle and remove the device prior to backing up. Your e2 system,...
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  • Minimum Acceptable Tongue Weight of Fastway E2 Weight Distribution Kit Part # FA94-00-1033
  • The minimum recommended tongue weight for the Fastway E2 Weight Distribution system is 400 lbs. This has been confirmed by my Fastway representative. Fastway offers the same system that includes the weight distributing shank, part # FA94-00-1000. The shank offers a maximum rise of 6-3/8" from top of hitch receiver opening and a maximum drop of 1-5/8" from top of hitch receiver opening. The trailer ball is sold separately as part # A-90 for a 2 inch ball or # 19286 for a 2-5/16 inch ball. ...
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  • Weight Distribution Recommendation for 2016 Lance 1685
  • 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. I looked up the weight of the 2016...
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  • Dimensions of Fastway Replacement Round Spring Bar Arms for Fastway e2 Weight Distribution Systems
  • All of the Replacement Round Spring Bars for the Fastway e2 Weight Distribution systems, # FA94-02-1099, # FA94-02-0899, and # FA94-02-0699, measure 31-1/2 inches long. The diameter of the bar at the upper end is 1.39 inches, and the inside groove measures 0.91 inches. I have attached a photo showing these dimensions for you. The spring bars differ based on their tongue weight capacities. The construction of the bars determines their weight capacity, rather than the size of the bar....
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