Fastway e2 Weight Distribution w/ 2-Point Sway Control - Round - 2-5/16" Hitch Ball - 10K GTW

Fastway e2 Weight Distribution w/ 2-Point Sway Control - Round - 2-5/16" Hitch Ball - 10K GTW

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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. Shank and 2-5/16" hitch ball included. Lowest Prices for the best weight distribution from Fastway. Fastway e2 Weight Distribution w/ 2-Point Sway Control - Round - 2-5/16" Hitch Ball - 10K GTW part number FA94-00-1061 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.


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Fastway Weight Distribution - FA94-00-1061

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. Shank and 2-5/16" hitch ball 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, hitch ball, spring bars, sway control brackets, lift handle, pin and clip, and all necessary hardware


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
  • Ball size: 2-5/16"
  • 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: 6"
    • Maximum drop: 2"
    • 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
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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.



94-00-1061 Fast Way e2 Weight-Distribution Hitch with 2-5/16" Ball - Round Bar - 10K



FA94-00-1061 Installation InstructionsInstallation Details FA94-00-1061 Installation instructions


Video of Fastway e2 Weight Distribution w/ 2-Point Sway Control - Round - 2-5/16" Hitch Ball - 10K GTW


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




Video Transcript for Fastway Weight Distribution FA94-00-1061 Review

Today we're going to be taking a look at the FastWay e2 Weight Distribution System with 2-point Sway Control. This is going to evenly distribute weight over the axles of your towed vehicle and trailer. It's going to offer better stability and better control. Ultimately it's going to create a more level ride for both the towed vehicle and your trailer. Now this particular unit is going to feature two points of integrated or built-in sway control to limit side to side movement of your trailer. These brackets are designed to keep your spring bars in place for a rigid system that holds the trailer in line at all times. As you can see it does not use lift chains like other weight distribution systems.

That means that the spring bars can not move freely. It's going to create steel on steel friction. That's going to help minimize sway caused by winds, curvy roads or sudden maneuvers. Now the unique design of the system makes it compatible with surge type brake actuators. You can even back up your trailer without disengaging the hitch. These are going to be round spring bars that flex appropriately over uneven terrain, offering a nice, controlled, even ride without the bounce.

These are going to be no-drill, clamp-on brackets that are adjustable. They can be adjustable on the trailer frame to accommodate frame mounted items, such as gas tanks, battery boxes, tool boxes, or generators. This unit can be used with top mount and bottom mount trailer couplers. When it comes to getting the tilt out of your head assembly, desired tilt is achieved with a traditional washer design. It's going to come with a spacer rivet, and it's going to come with all your washers. Spacer rivet installs between the back of the head assembly and the adjustable portion of the shank.

There's going to be a slot right in here for that to be installed. That way you can easily add or remove washers from the spacer rivet to tilt the head up or down. It's also going to include an angle set bolt that you can tighten once you have that angle set or the tilt set. You can tighten that to make contract with the face here of the shank. Now it does come with detailed installation instructions, as well as an owners manual that's going to walk you through your initial setup, showing you how to get the unit adjusted for your application. The unit's constructed of a steel construction. That's all going to be powder-coated, so it's very strong and durable and it's going to be highly resistant to rust and corrosion.

It's going to look great for a long time. It's also going with a snap-up lever that eases the installation by reducing the amount of lifting required by the trailer jacks. These just help get the bars in place. Sometimes there's tension on those, so you want to be careful to stay a safe distance away when engaging or disengaging the system. That lever just makes that process much easier. The head assembly does come with a hitch ball, so your hitch ball is included. It's going to come with a two and five sixteenth inch hitch ball. It's already pre-installed. When it comes to the maximum tongue weight for this system, we're looking at one thousand pounds. Now always keep in mind that proper tongue weight is going to help generate the friction needed for the unit to do even a better job at reducing trailer sway. When it comes to the maximum gross towing weight capacity, we're looking at ten thousand pounds. The unit's designed for two inch by two inch trailer hitch receivers rated for use with the weight distribution system. When positioning your sway control brackets, these are going to be positioned twenty-four inches to twenty-seven inches back from the center of your coupler. The shank is included with the system as well. This can be used in the rise and drop position. It's going to offer six adjustment holes. Those holes are separated on center by inch and a quarter. I did take a measurement from the center of the hitch pin hole to the center of the hitch ball. That's going to measure around twelve and three quarters of an inch. I also took a measurement with the shank in the rise position, and the head assembly at the highest setting, and got a maximum rise measurement of around six inches, measuring from the inside top edge of the receiver tube of your hitch, to the top of the ball platform. I did that measurement in the drop position as well, with the head assembly at the lowest setting. This system gave us a maximum drop of two inches. The unit is also covered with a ten year warranty. One of the other things I wanted to mention real quick is how the bars disengage from the head assembly. It's going to have these spring clips right here. When you're wanting to disengage, obviously you would need to remove the bars from the brackets. That's just held in there with an L pin, but then also here at the head assembly it's got this clip that you can pull out. Once you pull that out, the bar will disengage from the head assembly. If you don't want to do that, you can actually take the bar, rotate it all the way back until it disengages from the head assembly as well. Disengaging and engaging the arms is a pretty quick and simple process with this weight distribution system. That's going to do it for today's look at the FastWay e-2 Weight Distribution with the 2-Point Sway Control. It's also going to come with your five-eighth inch diameter hitch pin and clip to get the unit secured inside the trailer hitch receiver on your vehicle.


Customer Reviews

Fastway e2 Weight Distribution w/ 2-Point Sway Control - Round - 2-5/16" Hitch Ball - 10K GTW - FA94-00-1061

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (230 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. Shank and 2-5/16" hitch ball included.

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5 star rating for all my dealings with etrailer Gwendolyn was very helpful with my purchase and the product came on time and was exactly what I needed, 569901



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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



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Everything was delivered on time and in good condition. It was a few days before I tried to install it. I did have to move my brake switch as this was the only open place on the trailer frame. Using the start point for the install I was unable to get the bars in place. I had to move them to the lowest position to start my adjustments. I have yet to road test to see how close I am at this point. 553310



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ETRAILER.COM IS EXCELLENT NOT ONLY THE QUALITY OF THEIR EQUIPMENT BUT THERE SERVICE IS GREAT. 100592



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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



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This trailer weight distribution and sway control set up has made a huge difference in towing. The first trip we took with out 28' travel trailer was a slow going trip with lots of white knuckle driving. After that i bought and installed this set up and it was like driving a whole different way with less stress that was noticed even before we got out of town. I will not be towing a camper with out this. Install was simple but would be much easier with a second set of hands. 548237



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This hitch has been amazing! So far I have put over 2500 miles on it pulling a 6000+ lb trailer with my F150 and I have been incredibly satisfied. The hitch is very easy to hook up and disconnect and the ride is great. This distributes the weight perfectly and the ride is great. I like this way better than the chain style WDH that I used on my last camper. I particularly like that this unit handles sway control without an additional friction device. I have had zero problems with sway, bouncing, or ride control since installing this. I highly recommend it! 411176


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Over 6600 miles on this hitch, and not a problem! We have driven from Michigan to Niagara Falls, Florida, and countless places closer to home. I have hooked/unhooked this hitch 50+ times and it is extremely quick and easy. I am still highly satisfied with this hitch and recommend it to everybody I know who is getting started.

Patrick - 07/30/2018

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My wife and I just purchased a new trailer, Lance 1885, and ordered the Fastway e2 hitch for our F150 from etrailer.com. The hitch was shipped the day we ordered it, Saturday, and arrived the day before we were to pick up the trailer. Once we had the trailer we read the hitch instruction manual, watched the videos, and in less than two hours total, including watching the videos, the hitch was installed and adjusted. The next week we took our first trip with the trailer from our home in Vista, CA to Jumbo Rocks Campground in Joshua Tree National Park. The Trip from Vista to Joshua Tree was about 300 miles round trip. The trailer pulled very easily and was rock solid the entire trip. The hitch worked better than advertised. 106123



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Looks good and installation looks easy enough. I have a shoulder injury so I won't be installing it for a month or so. I will let you know after I get it installed how it works. 407490


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Great, took a little time to get the right combination. I’m pulling a 20 foot PJ car hauler 10,000 lb hauling antique tractors around 5,000 lbs. When I pull the trailer empty I take the torsion bars off it improves the ride.

Marty M - 07/18/2018

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Last weekend we took a 150 mile trip with our older nomad camper. The e2 weight Distribution w/2 point sway control worked like a charm. Even had a cross wind at around 25-30mph and there was little to no sway. I took a bad picture of the hitch set up, but my pull was with a 2000 chev. pickup 1500 , 4 wheeler in the back end of pickup ,and trailer loaded to around 7,000 lbs. I will and have told many people about this hitch set-up already. Excellent job etrailer. 86110



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Received product in 4 days. Arrived in good condition. Easily installed and works great. Still had sway on first trip. Made adjustments to increase spring tension per instruction book. Still had a little sway, but it was a windy day. I think it's going to be fine. Great experience dealing with Etrailer! 244084



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Awesome shipping on Etrailers part! I love this hitch for the ease of setup and to take a part. There are arguments that the bend in the bars comprimises the strentgh of the set up but these are only rated for a certain weight anyways! These bars make absolutely no noise if properly lubed in the head and bars are level with the trailer. They do an awesome job with the W/D and the sway control! Easy enough that my wife can hook up and tear down! Highly recommended! 58261



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The product was shipped promptly and came in without any damage. I use this on my 2015 Ram 1500 (Big Horn) truck to pull a Rockwood 232XRT camper. The tongue weight can get pretty large on this type camper (one axle) due to it having 2 full propane tanks, 2 batteries and then my 470 pound Kawasaki Versys on the front. This definitely reduces that weight and make the Truck perfectly level when towing. It also makes the trailer much better to tow as far as sway (the Truck stays in a perfectly straight line going down the road with now sway/jitter effect. Overall I am very happy with this hitch. 386947



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An excellent hitch. Lighter than most I found 564221



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Looks like it should work well. I haven't set it up with the trailer yet 546031



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Product worked perfectly, took some time to get it right. But things that are to easy, I've found easy is cheap. Fast delivery, great product and nice costumer service. Will order from etrailer again, need mirrors to fit GMC Sierra 2011 than summer begins 527566



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From what I can see from emptying the box, the device looks to be in great shape. We will not be able to connect this to the new camper and truck for a few weeks. Hope to come back and re-review at that time. 519285



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My Item came today like I was told it would; customer service was easy to work with on my order in explaining things.I haven't had a chance to use it yet so have to come back and report on how it did. 511621



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quick delivery, good product, happy customer Thanks 508074



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Extremely satisfied with this hitch. Using the included instructions made Installation, setup & adjustment a breeze. Hook-up is easy with the included tool. The hitch was used to tow a 2018 Jayco 23RBM behind a 2018 Ram Power Wagon. It preformed flawlessly on a 600 mile trip & the sway control took all the anxiety out of towing. A very nice hitch for the price. 501104



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Absolutely love the product. Towed my 25 foot toy hauler across the country and all over the South with it. No problems and it makes for a great tow experience! 487084



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Easy to install and works great 445202



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The trailer brackets occasionally slide back despite having the bolts torqued as specified. This resulted in having a spring bar bending and then dropping from the "L" bracket during a tight left turn leaving a fueling pump. 437213



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The delivery was fast and the quality of the hitch it top notch. etrailer is my go to place for anything towing related. 376067



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excellent product ,excellent service from etrailer I highly recommend both. 259914



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Seems like a great product. 106500



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Installed on a T&B camper trailer being towed by a Mazda CX5. Is a fairly straightforward install as long as you follow the well-written directions carefully. Being slow and methodical it took me all afternoon. On a test drive it seems to tow well. Note that the removable hitch is fairly heavy (weight-wise) and requires some creativity on where and how to store it when not in use (I keep it in the trailer or the house, not in the car). 572114



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this has worked great for pulling my 23 foot camper behind my Nissan Frontier (v6). Would have a hard time pulling camper without it. 574386



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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 product--Great service. Thanks for your help and support! Randy 442011


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The hitch is working good. This is a final solution to my sway problem.

Randall K - 10/12/2018

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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



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Easy installation and removal. The hitch does what it is intended to do with the correct adjustments. I would purchase this again if I need to 571292



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Great product! Have used for 1 year now and pulled my small camper across the country. My camper is a single axle and I've always been concerned about cross winds and even blow outs causing me to loose control, but this unit controls the sway so well. Highly recommend! 568758



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Great service! 526848



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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


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Still working great after a year and many miles.

Raymond - 11/30/2018

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Very pleased with the product and the service I received. Prompt delivery; Clear and complete instructions ; plus a quality product. 568118



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Just finished installation of the Fastway WDH on my Rpod 180 (approx 3200 lbs loaded) with my TV, Lexus RX350! I had a mechanic/camping friend do the installation. Pleased with everything so far - did a test ride and definitely feel (I think) a difference, TV feels more solid, not as bouncy and had zero sway when the tractor trailer passed us on the highway. I had numerous people in the camping/RV industry tell me I don't need a WDH but after extensive research, I think this will make a huge difference on towability and safety. I'm going to finish my analysis with another trip to the scales. Customer support at etrailer was awesome, great service, answered questions and very helpful. 563509



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I bought this product to pull our 20' Winnebago Micro Minnie with our Honda Pilot. It works great and we have never had a bit of sway with it. I especially like the fact that I can back the trailer without removing the anti-sway control which would be a big headache in most situations. 561425



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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



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troy was a great help 375199



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This hitch set up was perfect for us. We have a small 21 foot travel trailer and pull it with a standard 2013 1500 Silverado. The hitch did its job lifting the rear of the truck to level. Great sway control. I highly recommend it. When we eventually go with a bigger set up, I WILL be buying this brand again. 508769



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Works great, setup was easy and the stability it added was awesome. The campers has twice the service area as the tow vehicle, and even in crazy hurricane season winds in Florida I didn't sway in the least. The unit itself is an awkward shape and I had a hard time installing the ball. There is not enough room to use a standard socket to tighten the nut, and using wrenches was time consuming and aggravating so one star for that. Once your past that hurdle though it is a great product and recommended. 484610



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Excellent customer service and very helpful in making a decision about the correct hitch. Delivery was fast and followup by Madison was perfect. Pat R 527887



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The hitch was more difficult to install than anticipated. We needed to purchase a larger than typical wrench to get the job done. What took most of the time was the adjustments rather than the physical attaching. Make sure you are careful with your measurements! Overall I am very pleased with the product. It definitely helps produce a smoother ride. 381310


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Excellent!

Tina M - 05/18/2018

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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



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Used for a 15k cross-country trip towing a Winnebago 2106FBS. On road, it is a great help; it is imperative to pay attention to height and angle of hitch. If it is consistently difficult to leverage the friction bars, the installation must be tuned. Keep wrenches nearby for adjustments and tightening. Currently buying a new trailer and Fastway.... 487286



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The only reason I am giving this four stars instead of five is the adjustability of the hitch. For my vehicle, the hitch was either way too high or low, so there is a "watch out" here. I chose for it to be lower, without getting a specially drilled bracket (weekend warrior hauling doesn't justify that). In general, it was extremely easy to install and the instructions were straight forward however they were contradictory with height measurements. First it talks about wanting to put the tow vehicle height halfway between the unhitched height and the initial hitched height, but then it states to put the final heights back to the original measurements. Being an engineer and thinking about it, as well as looking at instructions from other manufacturers, you want the tow vehicle to be as close to the unhitched height as possible. You do NOT want to overcompensate, though. Once I figured that out, it was a piece of cake to set up. Again, easy to install, easy to hitch, easy to set and unset the torsion bars (using your tongue jack to take the weight off helps a bunch), great sway control, and great weight distribution (if it is set up well). Make certain you always keep the trunion pivot pins well greased to avoid wear, so buy a tube or two of grease and keep it with the hitch. 525696



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Hitch arrived fast, great quality, went together easily and was easy to set up. Sway was immediately less than before even when I had my Curt friction sway control. VERY pleased. 56130



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The Fastway Weight Distribution Hitch with anti-sway works great. I installed Firestone Airlifts to my suspension as well. Very stable ride. The combination of air bags and WDH makes us feel a bit safer as well. It's fun to see folks on the highway who got it right, as opposed to those that didn't. This hitch may be load rated a little high for my set-up though - not much flex to the 8,000 lb. bars. We're pulling a 2003 Casita Spirit Deluxe with 2001 Isuzu Rodeo with only 205 HP...We are taking a two week trip next month. After, we will purchase a Toyota TRD Off Road Premium for the next trip - a little more HP and modern electronics! I think the Fastway the best setup for the money. We could have sprung for the Anderson system, but, why? This one does what is supposed to do. The only thing I would like to see improved is the noise it makes when turning corners sometimes. The bars make a pretty loud screeching sound. Like a large metal cattle gate with rusty hinges opening real slow. Any ideas on how to quiet this down? We're not supposed to lubricate. That would take the safety out of the anti-sway. Thank you Lisa D. for all of the time spent with me figuring out the best options for our needs. 517499


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The noise you hear is caused by the metal-on-metal friction caused by the downward force applied to the frame brackets by the spring bars. This friction is what provides the sway control. As you mentioned, lubricating the contact points would completely defeat the sway control feature. Unfortunately, the noise is just the nature of the beast with this type of product.

-- Mike L - 06/06/2018

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Great service! Quick shipping! Great quality product! Using to pull my 33' Palomino V-Nose with my 2015 Silverado 15. Trailer pulls great! 272815


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Extremely satisfied!

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