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Pro Series RB2 Round Bar Weight Distribution Kit with Shank, 600 lbs TW / 10,000 lbs GTW

Pro Series RB2 Round Bar Weight Distribution Kit with Shank, 600 lbs TW / 10,000 lbs GTW

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Pro Series Weight Distribution Hitch - 49568

  • 300 lbs
  • 400 lbs
  • 500 lbs
  • WD Only
  • Pro Series
  • Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  • Includes Shank
  • Electric Brake Compatible


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
  • Round, tapered spring bars flex appropriately over uneven terrain for a controlled, even ride
  • Adjustable spring-bar tension - just switch links in lift chains to fine-tune
  • Desired tilt is achieved with traditional washer design
    • Add or remove washers from spacer rivet to tilt head up or down
  • Clamp-on brackets secure in place with clips
  • Welded steel shank offers adjustable height
  • Fabricated head is compatible with friction-style sway-control systems (sold separately)
  • Powder coated steel 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, snap-up brackets, lift handle, pin and clip, and all necessary hardware
    • Hitch ball sold separately - requires 1-1/4" diameter shank


Specs:

  • Maximum tongue weight: 600 lbs
  • Maximum gross towing weight: 10,000 lbs
  • Application: 2" x 2" trailer hitch receivers rated for use with weight-distribution systems
  • Shank length: 12-1/4"
  • Maximum rise: 5-1/4" from top of hitch receiver opening
  • Maximum drop: 2" from top of hitch receiver opening
  • 10-Year limited warranty


Included w/ 49568Required - Sold SeparatelyOptional Add-Ons
  • Adjustable Shank
  • System Head
  • Lift Brackets
  • Spring Bars
  • Hitch Ball w/ 1-1/4" Diameter Shank
  • Bar-Style Friction Sway Control

Weight Distributing Hitch

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



Selecting a Weight-Distribution System

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


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



49568 ProSeries Round Bar Weight Distribution Hitch with Hitch Bar

Installation Details 49568 Installation instructions


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Customer Reviews

Pro Series RB2 Round Bar Weight Distribution Kit with Shank, 600 lbs TW / 10,000 lbs GTW - 49568

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (26 Customer Reviews)


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LOVED THE SYSTEM THAT YOU SENT WAS NOT BAD AT ALL TO INSTALL AND REALLY LIKE THE BRAKE SYSTEM YOU SENT THANKS AL ZEIGLER 248314


Comments
Weight distribution is exactly what i wanted Weight distribution kit has been working great for me
ALAN Z - 05/03/2017

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Weight distribution hitch is just what I wanted. Will work great, price was also very good. Service and delivery was amazing. 751633



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The weight distribution bars did not work for me. The bolts that are supposed to secure the snap-up brackets onto the trailer would not stay secured. With further tightening if the bolts, the brackets bent and deformed. The hitch itself, without bars works fine. 335404



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Used this for my 2013 Jayco Jayfeather camper. It's only a 17ft camper but had more tounge weight than I expected. Towing it with a 2012 Tacoma. It towed it decent before the weight dist hitch but when the truck and camper are all loaded, the truck had a pretty good lean to it and the steering wheel got a bit "light" at highway speeds. Now with the hitch its a lot better. Very glad I purchased this hitch. 271616



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The hitch was easy and straightforward to install. I have not used it yet, but it has leveled my Grand Caravan's suspension. The only glitch was the shim. It was too thin and, since I did not have time to order an additional one, I killed about an hour finding a piece of scrap and making a thicker one. 193797



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You guys were easy to work with....great assistance on what I really needed and it shipped quick. Plus checking in during the delivery and tracking was impressive...recommend you guys to everyone I talk to. 166571



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thanks to tanya and judy in customer service.order was fast and very courteous.I have ordered several items and always got great service , thanks to all for selling a great product also 251932



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Worked perfectly. Would recommend to others. etrailer was excellent as well. 51822


Comments
Hi,Would you recommend the Pro Series Weight Distribution 49569 for a 2004 Surveyor Travel Trailer - 3680lb dry weight325lb dry tw, or should I go with something beefier? Being pulled with a 2008 Tundra DC 4x4 with factory tow set-up.There will be occassions where a quad will be hauled in the box of the truck.
-- comment by: Jason - 02/03/2014

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That will depend on what the loaded weight of the trailer comes out to, but I can explain how to figure out what weight range you should select. Look at tongue weight first. Add up the loaded tongue weight of the trailer AND the weight of anything in the bed of the truck behind the axle. That is your tongue weight total. Select a system has at least as much, if not more, tongue capacity than your total tongue weight. If the WD system lists a tongue weight range, you want your total tongue weight to fall in the middle of that range. Of course the gross towing capacity needs to cover your total trailer weight. With the loaded trailer and the quad, I imagine the 800 would be close and it may be better to look at a 1,000 pound tongue weight system.

-- Patrick B - 2/6/2014


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Fast delivery and easy instructions. Made a huge difference in our RV towing experience while improving safety. Thanks eTrailer! 824119



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Arrived ahead of schedule. One box was damaged but product intact. Great orice! 790840



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Worked perfectly 772002



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It took me about an hour to set up. It made a huge difference. Well be going on a 900 mile trip one way soon. If anything changes I'll edit my review. 661749



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this product is meeting all expectation s. 577932



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It does what it's supposed to and took maybe 20 min to put together once I got all the sockets and wrenches I needed. Word to the wise -- the large nuts and bolts for this are a size 1 1/8" (buy one socket and one wrench at that size) and if you purchase the 10,000lb ball (40090), you'll need a large adjustable wrench and a 1 7/8" socket. I've towed with and without this hitch and it made a very large difference on the weight on the rear end. 541794



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been a great product works perfect and as always etrailer has a good product 450154



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Just rec'd my Pro Series WD Hitch. Have not put it together yet, but everything looks good and just the way it was advertised. The free shipping was an easy decision to purchase from E-Trailer. Thanks for all the support!! Jack 348362



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SHIPPED VERY FAST. THE PRODUCTS ARE JUST WHAT I NEED TO USE WITH MY NEW TRAILOR. 33718



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Levels the load and improves the handling characteristics of the entire vehicle and trailer combo. 28248



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I have ordered several items, including the round bar weight distribution kit, in three separate shipments over the past several weeks. Every item was of excellent quality, exactly as advertised, installed easily according to the convenient video instructions, and worked perfectly. I found etrailer's prices to be the best in every case, and the free shiping on my orders made them an even better bargain. Each of the shipments arrived as scheduled, and were in excellent condition. I have no doubt that I'll search etrailer first when shopping for trailer and towing accessories in the future. 23542



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We received the product in record time! We had our local mechanic install the weight distribution hitch in no time (I didn't have the proper tools). If I had the proper tools I'm sure that I could have installed the hitch - especially with the extremely helpful tutorial videos on this site. We are now on our way across the country on a 1 month long road trip. Thanks etrailer! 20995



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The weight distribution hitch was exactly what I was looking for, and at a price lower than I expected. Plus, the shipping was free! Not only that, but I ordered it on a Sunday, and chose the free ground delivery, and it was shipped the same day with a 3-5 day shipping upgrade at no additional cost. It was at my door on Wednesday. You can't beat that! I would definitely recommend etrailer to anyone. Great company. 20495



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This hitch was exactly as discussed with, I believe, Matt. It actually shipped and was receive just as Matt had promised. Matt really helped me out A LOT in a tight situation. He went above and beyond to actually go to the warehouse and get me measurements from the hitch and actually followed through with returning a phone call that he said he would. Locally, I tried U-Haul and they were pretty well useless and did not even seem to care about helping a custome. I do plan on using ETrailer again in the future. Thank you Matt for all your help 10831



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Great product, good price and quick delivery. Very satisfied. Odenwald Farms, Billings, Oklahoma 9715



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It took me about 2 hours to read all of the instructions before starting to put this hitch together. However, when I ran into problems I was able to view the video on "This Old Trailer" Thank goodness for Etrailer.com's video section on Youtube! 8779



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Great service and delivery time. The service exceeded my expectations. 7883


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    The weight distribution system I recommend to tow your Rockwood 2716G popup camper is Pro Series Weight Distribution System w/ Friction Sway Control, part # PS49901. It is rated for 400 pounds tongue weight. Please note that when you calculate tongue weight you have to add in the weight of anything loaded behind the rear axle of the towing vehicle. The 370 pound hitch weight on your camper can quickly become 400 pounds or more when luggage is added to the cargo area of the Sienna. You...
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution For 4500 GVWR Jay Feather Sport Travel Trailer
    The key number to consider when you're choosing a weight distribution system is the fully loaded and ready to tow tongue weight of the trailer, which includes full propane tanks, water tanks, all gear and the weight of anything stowed in the bed of the tow vehicle behind the rear axle. I'll link you to an FAQ article that shows a few ways of determining the ready to tow tongue weight. The Pro Series # 49568 you looked at is rated for tongue weights ranging from 200-600 lbs, which is...
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  • ProSeries Weight Distribution Hitch # 49568 for Towing Aliner Classic Pop-Up with 2012 Toyota RAV4
    First, you will want to verify that your RAV4 is one of the 3.5L-equipped versions rated for 3500-lbs maximum towing capacity. The 2.5L versions of the RAV4 carry only a 1500-lb tow rating and are not suitable for pulling your Aliner Classic Off-Road camper. Second, you need to confirm that the hitch on your RAV4 is a 2-inch Class III unit rated for use with a weight distribution system. Not all 2-inch trailer hitches are suitable, nor are the 1-1/4-inch Class II hitches offered for...
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    Given the information you provided, it appears that you would need a system to suspend around 375-400 lbs. This includes the 250 lb trailer tongue weight, the 50 lbs of gear and most of the weight of the rearmost passenger. Since weight distribution systems are typically effective for a range of tongue weights, ideally you would want the tongue weight of the trailer (plus the cargo behind the rear axle) to fall somewhere toward the middle of the effective range of the system. The # 49568...
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    I would recommend the Reese Strait-Line Hitch 800 lbs TW / 12,000 lbs GTW, item # RP66073, this is the best system we have and actually works to keep sway from happening rather than stop it after it starts like other systems. The tongue weight that you mentioned falls right in the middle of the weight rating for this system so it is the perfect match for your trailer and would allow you to upgrade in the future if needed. Along with the weight distribution system you will need a weight...
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  • Installation of the Pro Series RB2 Round Bar Weight Distribution Kit , Item # 49568
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    Sounds like your vehicle has a towing capacity of 2,000 lbs when not using a weight distribution system and 3,800 lbs when using one. 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...
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution System for 14 Foot Trailer with 775 lb of Tongue Weight
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    I recommend using the Pro Series RB2 Round Bar Weight Distribution Kit with Shank, # 49568, for towing a travel trailer with your 2002 Chevy Trailblazer. This weight distribution system has a maximum tongue weight rating of 600 pounds. It is a good idea to determine the tongue weight of your trailer to make sure that it does not exceed the tongue weight rating of the weight distribution system. I am including an article that covers some common questions about weight distribution that...
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  • Which Weight Distribution Hitch for a 2006 Dodge Grand Caravan and a 3100 Pound Trailer
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  • How Long is Pro Series RB2 Round Bar Replacement Spring Bar, # 58336
    The Pro Series RB2 Round Bar Replacement Spring Bar, # 58336, is actually just a replacement bar for Pro Series RB2 Round Bar Weight Distribution Kit with Shank, # 49568. I went out to the warehouse and pulled a bar from this kit to measure it. The bar is 31 inches long. What you may be able to do is replace the traditional hangers in the kit that mount to the top of the trailer frame. You could use Chain Hangers for Reese Weight Distribution Systems - Bolt On, # RP58305, instead. These...
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  • Will Reese Spring Bars Work in Pro Series Weight Distribution Heads
    The correct 600 lb replacement spring bar for the Pro Series Weight Distribution Head, # 58333, is the Pro Series RB2 Round Bar, # 58336. This head and spring bar are compatible with the Pro Series RB2 Round Bar Weight Distribution Kit, # 49568. I attached installation instructions for this system for you to review. The 600 lb Replacement Round Spring Bar for Reese Weight Distribution Systems, is not compatible with the Pro Series RB2 weight distribution head.
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  • Weight Distribution Recommendation for a Chrysler Pacifica Towing a Forest River Camper Trailer
    When choosing a weight distribution system, you will want one that has a tongue weight capacity range that encompasses the trailer tongue weight when it is loaded and ready to tow. For a tongue weight of 325 pounds, I recommend going with a system with a range of 200 to 600 pounds. All of our weight distribution systems can be used with shanks in the rise or drop position, so we will be able to find one with the appropriate rise for your Chrysler Pacifica. I recommend the Pro Series...
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    The trailer GVWR (gross vehicle weight rating) and GTW (gross tongue weight) are the best indicators for selecting the proper weight distribution system for your setup. With GVWR of 4,400 lbs and GTW of 455 lbs, I would recommend the Pro Series RB2 Round Bar Weight Distribution Kit with Shank, # 49568. This setup allows for GTW up to 600 lbs and GVWR of up to 10,000 lbs so you will be adequately covered for weight capacity and safety. The 1200 lb GTW and 12,000 lb GVWR rating of...
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