Pro Series Weight Distribution System w Friction Sway Control - Round - 10,000 lbs GTW, 1,000 lbs TW

Pro Series Weight Distribution System w Friction Sway Control - Round - 10,000 lbs GTW, 1,000 lbs TW

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  • WD With Sway Control
  • 800 lbs
  • 900 lbs
  • Pro Series
  • Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  • Does Not Allow Backing Up
  • Includes Shank
  • Reduces Sway
  • Electric Brake Compatible
  • Bar Style
Featuring friction sway control, this weight-distribution system includes an adjustable shank, and its flexible, powder coated steel, round spring bars create a level ride for both your trailer and your tow vehicle. Fits 2" trailer hitches. Lowest Prices for the best weight distribution from Pro Series. Pro Series Weight Distribution System w Friction Sway Control - Round - 10,000 lbs GTW, 1,000 lbs TW part number PS49903 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.


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Pro Series Weight Distribution - PS49903

Featuring friction sway control, this weight-distribution system includes an adjustable shank, and its flexible, powder coated steel, round spring bars create a level ride for both your trailer and your tow vehicle. Fits 2" trailer hitches.


Features:

  • Evenly distributes tongue weight to the axles of tow vehicle and trailer for stability and control
    • Creates a more level ride for both tow vehicle and trailer
  • Friction sway control reduces sway caused by winds, curving roads and sudden maneuvers
    • Adjustable tension lets you create the perfect degree of control and resistance
    • Integrated handle engages and disengages the system
    • Removable - just release 2 spring locking pins
  • Round, forged steel spring bars are tapered for superior flexibility
    • 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 of head and system is achieved by adding washers to a rivet inside the weight-distribution head
  • Solid steel shank is powder coated for rust protection
  • System includes head assembly, adjustable shank, lift brackets, round bars, lift chains, pin and clip, friction sway control, 2-5/16" hitch ball and all necessary hardware


Specs:

  • Tongue weight: 750 to 1,000 lbs
  • Gross towing weight: 10,000 lbs
  • Fits: 2" x 2" trailer hitch receivers rated for use with a weight-distribution system
  • Shank length: 12-1/2"
  • Maximum rise: 6" from top of hitch receiver opening
  • Maximum drop: 2" from top of hitch receiver opening
  • Hitch ball dimensions:
    • Diameter: 2-5/16"
    • Shank length: 2-1/2"
    • Shank diameter: 1-1/4"
  • 10-Year limited warranty


Included w/ PS49903Optional Add-Ons
  • Adjustable Shank
  • Bar-Style Friction Sway Control
  • System Head
  • Lift Brackets
  • Spring Bars
  • Additional Bar-Style Friction Sway Control

Note: This weight-distribution system cannot be used on trailers with surge brakes. The sway control must be removed when you are going in reverse.


Pro Series Weight Distribution diagram

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.



Unique Features of Pro Series Round-Bar Weight Distribution

Pro Series Weight Distribution adjustable head from top and side

To adjust your weight-distribution head assembly to the correct angle, insert the included rivet and up to 8 washers into a 1/2-inch hole in the "U" on your head assembly. Use the smallest number of washers necessary to achieve the correct downward angle for the spring bars. Each washer lowers the chain ends of your spring bars by approximately 1-1/2 inches. Once the correct angle is reached, use the included bolts, serrated washers and nuts to lock the unit into place.


Pro Series Weight Distribution round spring bar locking devices

The round spring bars of this system slide up into the weight-distribution head and are secured with built-in, spring-bar locking devices for quick, easy installation. With a tapered design and forged steel construction, these bars flex to ensure a smooth, controlled ride for both your tow vehicle and your trailer.


Friction Sway Control

Pro Series Weight Distribution friction sway control installation on trailer framePro Series Weight Distribution friction sway control installation on hitch head

The integrated friction-style sway control of the Pro Series system reduces trailer sway caused by winds, winding roads and sudden maneuvers. As soon as your trailer begins to move out of line, the friction pads inside the unit touch one another and create resistance to help prevent further side-to-side movement. To install, simply bolt the sway-control ball plate to the A-frame of your trailer and attach the other end to the included ball, which mounts on the head of your weight-distribution hitch - drilling required. The ball plate mounts to the side of the trailer frame so it will not interfere with gas tanks, toolboxes or generators.



49903 Pro Series Weight Distribution System w Friction Sway Control - Round - 10,000 lbs GTW, 1,000 lbs TW



PS49903 Installation InstructionsInstallation Details PS49903 Installation instructions

This Product Fits The Following Vehicles

2010 - 2010 Skyline Nomad Travel Trailer 180

2010 - 2010 Skyline Weekender Travel Trailer 180

2010 - 2010 Skyline Nomad Travel Trailer 181

2009 - 2010 Skyline Weekender Travel Trailer 181

2009 - 2009 Skyline Aljo Aluma-Bond Travel Trailer 1811

2009 - 2009 Skyline Malibu Travel Trailer 1811

2009 - 2009 Skyline Mountain View Travel Trailer 1811

2009 - 2009 Skyline Nomad Aluma-Bond Travel Trailer 1811

2009 - 2009 Skyline Weekender Travel Trailer 1811

2010 - 2010 Skyline Aljo Aluma-Bond Travel Trailer 1811B

2010 - 2010 Skyline Layton Aluma-Bond Travel Trailer 1811B

2010 - 2010 Skyline Nomad Aluma-Bond Travel Trailer 1811B

2009 - 2010 Skyline Weekender Travel Trailer 1811B

2016 - 2016 Skyline Nomad Dart Travel Trailer 188RB

2015 - 2015 Skyline Nomad Travel Trailer 188RB

2011 - 2016 Keystone Springdale Summerland Travel Trailer 1890FL

2019 - 2019 Heartland RV Sundance Ultra Lite Travel Trailer 189MB

2018 - 2019 Heartland RV Prowler Lynx Travel Trailer 18LX

2010 - 2010 Skyline Nomad Travel Trailer 190

2018 - 2018 Cruiser RV Shadow Cruiser Travel Trailer 193MBS

2018 - 2018 Cruiser RV Shadow Cruiser Travel Trailer 195WBS

2009 - 2010 Skyline Weekender Travel Trailer 197

2011 - 2012 Starcraft Autumn Ridge Travel Trailer 197FBH

2015 - 2015 Skyline Nomad Travel Trailer 198BH

2014 - 2014 Jayco Jay Flight Swift Travel Trailer 198RD

2012 - 2017 Keystone Bullet Premier Ultra Lite Travel Trailer 19FBPR

2019 - 2019 Keystone Premier Travel Trailer 19FBPR

2010 - 2012 Keystone Hideout Travel Trailer 19FLB

2010 - 2018 Keystone Hideout Travel Trailer 19FLBWE

2019 - 2019 Keystone Passport Elite Travel Trailer 19RB

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Video of Pro Series Weight Distribution System w Friction 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 Pro Series Weight Distribution - WD With Sway Control - PS49903 Review

Today we'll be reviewing part number PS49903. This is the Pro Series Weight Distribution System with the Friction Sway Control. This system is going to evenly distribute the tongue weight to the axles of the tow vehicle and trailer for stability and control. That's just going to create a more level ride for both the tow vehicle and the trailer. The friction sway control system just reduces the sway caused by winds, curving roads and those sudden maneuvers that you just can't avoid sometimes. This is adjustable so the tension can be adjusted. That's going to let you create the perfect degree of control of resistance. It's going to feature the integrated handle that's going to engage and disengage the system and it's removable as well, so that's a great feature.

All you have to do is release the two spring-loaded locking pins, which are these right here, that hold it in place. The bracket's going to mount to the trailer frame so the friction sway control system is going to run parallel with the frame of the trailer. This end's going to go up there on that little ball and then this portion is going to mount to the trailer. That's going to lock into place there and then at each ball location, so you have two, one down here, one up here. That's where you're going to install the locking pins. It's also got the spacer block that you can install as well.

It's got the self-tacking bolts as well as the star washers to get it nice and secure and installed correctly. It's going to have the round forged steel spring bars that are tapered for superior flexibility. These bars will flex appropriately over uneven terrain for a controlled, even ride. It's also going to feature adjustable spring bar tension. All you've got to do is just switch the links in the lift chains. That's going to allow you to fine tune the system for your particular application. The head is also able to tilt.

All you have to do is . I already have it installed but right inside this portion here . and you can see the pin right here. This is just a rivet that I have installed and that rivet can have more washers added to it. That's just going to allow the head to be able to tilt as needed for your particular application.

You can add the washers in there or you can remove them, again, depending on your particular applications. It's also got the bolts here with the serrated washers and it's got the nuts on the other side. Once you get the tilt adjusted as needed, you just tighten down those nuts on the other side and it's going to hold it securely in place. This does come with the solid steel shank. It has a nice powder-coated finish on it so it's going to stand up well against rust and corrosion. That is designed for weight distribution so that's going to be exactly what you need. That is adjustable, so it has numerous mounting locations on it. It's got the long shank. It's also going to come with a 5/8-inch pin. It's going to come with a clip as well so you can secure that inside your hitch. It is designed to fit 2-inch x 2-inch trailer hitch receivers. The system is going to include the head assembly, the adjustable shank, the lift brackets, the round bars, the lift chains. It's going to come with all the pins and the clips that you need. It's also going to come with the friction sway control, 2-5/16-inch hitch ball and all the necessary hardware to get everything installed. This right here is just a shim. I don't want you to be confused when you get this. This is a shim and some of the later trunnion and rombar 00:03:36 -style weight distribution heads have a slightly wider spread between the ears that bolt up to the trailer bar which is this portion here. You can actually use the shim provided to fill any gap between the weight distribution head and the hitch bar used. You can see that it has the two holes. That way you can run your bolts through there and get that in there nice and snug. Tongue weight capacity is going to be 750 pounds to 1000 pounds with a gross towing weight of 10,000 pounds. Again, this is designed to fit 2-inch x 2-inch trailer hitch receivers that are designed for use with a weight distribution system. The shank link, which is going to be this portion back here, that's going to give us a measurement of 12-1/2 inches. It's going to give us a maximum rise of 6 inches from the top of the hitch receiver opening and a maximum drop of 2 inches, so that way you have full adjustability to fit this how you need it for your application. The hitch ball dimensions, diameter is going to be 2-5/16 of an inch. The shank length is going to measure 2-1/2 inches and then our shank diameter is 1-1/4. One of the things that you have to keep in mind is that when determining the proper weight rating for a rate distribution system, you must first determine your trailer's tongue weight and then add to that the weight of the cargo behind the rear axle of your tow vehicle. Combining those two measurements will make up the tongue weight rating for a weight distribution system. Getting the wrong weight distribution system can sometimes even make it a rougher ride and not necessarily perform what it needs to for that nice even ride. You want to be sure that you get the weight distribution that's going to match up with those two weights combined. That way you can ensure proper weight distributing for your application. These right here are going to mount to the frame of the trailer. You've got the bolts already installed there. All you've got to do is tighten those up so that fits nicely over there. If we take a measurement of the gap in between there so we know what size frame this is going to fit, from inside to inside is going to give us a measurement of about 3 inches. That's also where the chains connect. You can see that there. This right here is just a leverage bar. When you have this hooked up, it's really hard to control this by using your hands so it comes with a leverage bar. Put over there, it's going to allow you to get some leverage. That way you can control that as necessary and properly get everything attached the way that you need it to. I believe that's going to do it for our review of part number PS49903. This is the Pro Series Weight Distribution System with Friction Sway Control. .


Customer Reviews

Pro Series Weight Distribution System w Friction Sway Control - Round - 10,000 lbs GTW, 1,000 lbs TW - PS49903

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (333 Customer Reviews)

Featuring friction sway control, this weight-distribution system includes an adjustable shank, and its flexible, powder coated steel, round spring bars create a level ride for both your trailer and your tow vehicle. Fits 2" trailer hitches.

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Delivered when promised. Big deal to me! Installer (rev dealer)said was a better product than what they install. Thanks 570887



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Towed a sailboat (6000 lbs) on trailer (~1500 lbs) from Missouri to Colorado with a 1/2 Ton chevy pickup. Did great, no sway, no issues whatsoever. Installation was straightforward and done in the boat yard with limited tools without any trouble at all. We didn't put the boat on the trailer and had no opportunity to adjust the weight distribution. No problems at all. I definitely can recommend this hitch setup. 485181



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Customer service knew all the right questions to ask and kept me from ordering the wrong hitch. The shipping was really fast, I ordered on wednesday at noon and it was at my house when I got off work on friday. 35219


Comments

your set up looks a lot like mine. I have a 2004 GMC Yukon. I purchased a 27.5 foot trailer, is this what you are pulling as well? How does it do? How much does your trailer weigh?ThanksShane

-- comment by: shane - 08/19/2013

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Worked exactly as expected, and Reese videos make it easy to setup. Towing a 24RKL in high winds was a lot better with my new setup this past weekend. 310029



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The product is excellent as is the price point. The RV dealership wanted $475 for a model with a step down in features (no sway control). No complaints. I had it professionally installed and the installers had nothing negative to say about it and no trouble installing it at all. The product is well-designed and simple to use. I especially like the grease fittings and sealed pivot assembly for the weight distribution arms. I don't want to have to disassemble the entire hitch to get some "special grease" (sold separately, of course!) into hard to reach areas like some of the (popular brand) weight distribution hitches. And the 33" spring-arm length is perfect to hit the spot between the propane tanks and batteries on my TT's tongue. It's like they thought about who was going to use it when they designed it. I tow my 7,100lb travel trailer with a 2003 Chevy 2500HD using this hitch system, and it tows beautifully. I can handle turns at reasonable speeds without excessive lean, and the truck and trailer behave as a sturdy, manageable unit instead of two large, heavy items with a flimsy, uncontrolled pivot point between them. The product is important, but the best part was the transaction and experience with eTrailer. I've purchased from eTrailer a few times before and always had a good experience, but I could not remember my password. I called the toll-free number instead and spoke with Ashley, who never threw any roadblocks and was very helpful throughout the process, which was as quick and easy as I could hope for. She found my account, confirmed addresses and made necessary changes, and helped me to decide on the right product for the job. She was well-informed about eTrailer's offerings and how they are to be used. I got the free shipping, but of course I ordered at the last minute, so didn't really leave enough time to receive the product before I needed to use it. Without making any promises, Ashley seems to have made it her business to get the hitch shipped a day faster than usual, getting it to me just in time. Bravo, Ashley. I will continue doing business with eTrailer any time I need towing equipment of any kind. 364586



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Product is well built. Install is not quick but it’s very straight forward and everything you need is in the package. You want to take your time with something like this anyway. The E trailer rep (Melissa) that help me went the extra mile to get the order placed and sent out quickly. 573734



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Great Product!, Highly recommend getting this unit if you need to haul a camper. Unit has held up very well!! 397277


Comments

Still working like new, great product!!

Luke - 06/21/2018

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Customer Service when ordering was very helpful and knowledgeable of the product. Delivery was fast and arrived in good condition with all parts. Installation was easy for the most part with the exception of the torque requirements and the proper tilting of the head. I took me approximately one hour and fifteen minutes to install and level. The test ride was great with no more bouncing and bucking. This was installed on a Chevy Silverardo 2006 long bed and a 2013 26foot Skycat. I would buy from and recommend etrailer.com. Regards Tom S 91098


Comments

Had the product for a year now and have had no problems with it. I would recommend this product to a friend. Great product for the price and customer service was great.

Tom S - 01/21/2015

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I did extensive research on the product before buying; got, by far, the best price from etrailer and with free shipping, it was a no-brainier. Shipping was lightning fast, delivered right to my door with everything in perfect condition. This is my fifth time buying products from etrailer and I have been 100% satisfied every time. You definitely can shop with them with confidence; I highly recommend them and simply will not shop anywhere else for my towing needs. The Pro Series set-up is perfect for towing my 5000 lbs travel trailer with my 2009 Chevy Tahoe; it creates a safe even tow that you can immediately feel especially on the interstate at higher speeds. Set up took a little while but the online video gives easy step by step instructions that guide you through the process. The product is very rugged and has top notch quality comparable to other models at double the price. Awesome product, great price, fast shipping, excellent customer service; simply a perfect transaction. Thank you, etrailer! 93171


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Thx Mike I have a 07 avalanche an Im pulling a 14er v-nose 4600 lbs enclosed trailer for my motorcycle and you really helped me. Thx

-- comment by: Oldude - 08/12/2015

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Received order in a very prompt manner, (regardless of the weather problems on your end). Installation went as instructed with all parts included. Test drive was uneventful and could feel the improvement from the cab of truck..Looking forward to vacation time and not having to fight the sway caused by the big trucks on the freeway and the heavy tongue weight. 68373


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My opinion hasnt changed. Have traveled over 4500 miles towing the trailer and it has increased my gas milage 2mpg. The big rigs dont blow me off the road when they pass me at 75 mph either. Would highly recommend it to any body towing a rig...

Michael - 09/04/2014

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The product was of high quality and cheaper than i could find in local stores. The free shipping on this item due to price made the choice a no brainer. All items shipped complete with instructions and on time as promised. The tracking information was very helpful and precise. I will be happy to order other products from e-trailer in the future. 78874


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After a year of use the product is still functioning as if new. I use the complete system with the anti sway when pulling my 25 toy hauler full of water, gas, and my ranger. I couldnt be happier with the product. With the instructions I was able to set up the system correctly the first time without having to make any more adjustments.

Tom C - 05/03/2014

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32 foot 9000 lb trailer pulls excellent using this hitch set. Great value. Would buy this set again if needed. 476775



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Great hitch, keeps my Chevy Silverado 1500 nice and level with no sway while towing car and trailer at 7000 lbs 458331



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great 442592



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I needed this in a hurry to make a Saturday walk thru on our new camper. etrailer went the extra mile and got it to me 2 days early and at a price 25% less than the RV center. Will be installed this weekend. Thanks again. 432069



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After being nearly put in the ditch by a passing semi I bought a Pro-Series weight distributing hitch. After installing it we took a short trip and what a difference it made. I would strongly recommend it to any one towing. 430471



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I purchased a load distribution hitch. I towed a trailer with it last week and the trailer didn't fall off. It worked. 429934



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Pulling a 26 ft camper with my 1/2 ton Ram pickup. Works great. Makes a big difference. Won't pull the camper without it. 426849



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Great product. Easy to install, does the job, good price. 419038



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Used twice with daughter/ son in laws F350 and their camper pulling my trailer. Also multiple use worm my own F150 pulling my trailer. The weight distribution was mostly for the camper. The sway control has made pulling with my truck a dream. Absolutely no trailer sway! 391547



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Trabaja muy bien cumple con los estanes de estabilizar el tráiler good bar stabilize 388474



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Great product, well priced. Quality was exceptional! 386199



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I bought this product about a year ago and am using it on a 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 pulling a 33 ft. Puma Travel Trailer. The max loaded weight of the camper is 8,000 lbs, which puts me right at the max gvw of the truck and trailer combined. I have pulled the camper with and without the weight distribution system attached and with and without the sway bar attached. They both make a huge difference in the handling and ride when towing the camper and I am super glad I bought it. It was recommended by the camper dealer, and I read all of the reviews, etc. I didn't understand the physics behind it all, but it really works great. Used an on-line video to help me get it installed (which was not a major ordeal, just have the right tools, etc. and be prepared to adjust it if necessary). I will eventually upgrade to a 2500 just for more towing power, but will probably put this system on that truck as well. Great product, well worth the cost. 384784



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I was use a old hitch system I had bought this one n it's night and day in the towing 383142



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Great Price! I recommend this product! 377737



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Good quality product, as advertised, arrived on time, what more could you ask for. 369375



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After just the first few miles of using this hitch pulling my 30' camper with my suburban absolutely fell in love with it. Took all the bounce and fish tailing out of the trailer when being passed by semi or those windy day. I also put more weight on the front wheels so steering improved. I highly recommend this product been a great addition and etrailers customer service was top notch in helping me get the right hitch for my situation. Installation was quick and easy and shipping was quick right to my front door. 365228



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Great product for a fair price, very fast shipping, will recommend to others. 353413



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This was the best thing that i could have bought that made my vechicles safer going down the highway. 352797



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Excellent product Fast Shipping Excellent Price 352532



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The product arrived very quit. I still have not assembled it yet, but it looks exactly what I wanted for a great price. 350196



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This hitch level system works great 346763



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The hitch performed as advertised and then some. It took out most of the sway out of our trailer and really stabilized it. 346550



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I have been towing with this equipment for the last couple years and no issues thus far. Everything is working great and staying in good condition. 342089



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Works great and makes a big difference 339263



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I have not had one once of trouble with this.The install video saved me. 339169



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Everything fit great & easy to follow i nstructions 330912



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I have not had the pleasure of using it yet. Ordered on the 20th and received it on the 22nd. Pretty fantastic service. Cracked open the box and all parts are there and in great condition. This looks like a great product that was made for heavy duty use. Can't wait to use it. 327378



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Hauled a 10,000 pound 24' trailer with a 2015 Tundra CrewMax 4wd TRD from Virginia Beach, VA to Oak Harbor, WA in January. Made it without a single issue using this weight distributing hitch. No swing, 70 mph across Wyoming, across mountains and snow, blistering wind and rain. Couldn't have asked for an easier trip. Just make sure your trailer is loaded properly and distribute the weight to have the correct weight at the hitch. I had about 20%. 323036



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Despite the good price, this is a high quality product. I'm still happy a year later. 319247


Comments

Still good!

Mark D - 11/23/2017

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The trailer leveling system, (Pro series) and the pro series friction sway control have proven to be everything the manufacturer advertises. Sway and instability are essentially eliminated and handling, even in windy conditions, is comfortable and under control. This system is really essential for anyone considering RV'ing with a tow vehicle and trailer. I like that it was affordable and gets the job done with little or minimal effort on my part. Installation was simple and the instructions were clear. 315479



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Very impressed with the weight distribution system. Extremely high quality and performance. Best purchase I have made for my RV. 315357



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Outstanding product. VERY easy to install, and improves the safety of towing over a lighter weight system. I would highly recommend this product. 314049


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I love the hitch we bought. Have had no issues with it at all. Once I am hooked up it is the last thing on my mind, which is what I want. No stress. Thanks for reaching out!

Matt - 11/15/2017

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I am very satisfied with my product. Thanks for the check up on your product. 312777



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Fast and prompt service no delays arrive before scheduled time 312456



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As advertised. Quick shipping. Helpful on-line support that help me select the correct equipment. 311719



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As promised! 311025



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As usual product worked great and high quality. Awesome company to buy from with very fast shipment of order. 308575



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Best money I ever spent I have been towing for 25 years we connected and set off on a 2000 mile trip some time we for got there was a 16 ft trailer behind u's Even my wife commented it made the ride really smooth, and with the anti sway she was comfortable driving it too. 2 thumps up 306507


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I love it !! if I would have known how well it worked I would have bought one years ago We have used it on several cross country trip and my wife even commented home much smoother the ride is You forget there is a trailer attached to the vehicle.The cost was the best that I have seen The setup and installation was easyI would give it 5 stars !! I love it !! if I would have known how well it worked I would have bought one years ago We have used it on several cross country trip and my wife even commented home much smoother the ride is You forget there is a trailer attached to the vehicle.The cost was the best that I have seen The setup and installation was easyI would give it 5 stars !!

kimarkyb - 10/13/2017

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Work as advertised. No regrets. 305507


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  • I spoke with my contact at Horizon Global (parent company of Draw-Tite) regarding your older Draw-Tite Weight Distribution System. He stated that your particular system is comparable to the current Pro-Series (also owned by Horizon Global) Round WD System # PS49903. For a replacement head that will be compatible with your existing system, you can use the Replacement Weight Distribution Bolt-Together Round Bar Head # PS58442. This includes the 2-5/16 inch chrome hitch ball, sway control...
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  • Why Can't You Back Up when Using Pro Series Weight Distribution System PS49903
  • It is the friction sway control bar in Pro Series Weight Distribution System w Friction Sway Control - Round - 10,000 lbs GTW, 1,000 lbs TW Item # PS49903 that will prevent backing up. The problem is that when backing up force is applied differently to the sway control bar so that when turning and backing up it can damage to it or the trailer. All you would have to do though is disengage the sway control bar when you are ready to back up. Weight distribution systems with friction sway...
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  • Replacement Shank Recommendation to Use Pro Series Weight Distribution System in 2.5 in Hitch
  • You will need a different shank for your weight distribution system since your Pro Series uses washers against the front of the shank to set the angle of the head of the system. I appreciate you sending in the picture that you did as it illustrates this perfectly with the # RP54976. For a similar shank with a solid front on the shank that will work for you we have the Equal-i-zer part # EQ90-02-4800 which would work well.
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  • What I recommend is a trailer that has a gross trailer weight that meets or is under the towing capacity of your 2015 Kia Sedona which is 3,500 pounds as long as the trailer has brakes. You can tow a trailer rated higher provided that the actual weight of the trailer does not exceed that 3,500 pound tow vehicle capacity. So they aren't lying about that but you do run the risk of overloading the tow vehicle by going with a heavier trailer. You will likely need suspension enhancement...
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  • Thanks for the photo, and to answer your question, yes, you can use a longer shank than the 12-1/2" that came with your Pro Series # PS49903 weight distribution hitch. The longest available that will work for you is the Equal-i-zer Weight Dist Shank # EQ90-02-4500 which is 18" long and has a maximum 7" rise or 3" drop, which is in line with the amount of rise and drop your Pro Series offers. The Equal-i-zer shank works with tongue weights between 600 lbs and 1,400 lbs so there is not going...
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  • Weight Distribution System Recommendation for Trailer with 350 lb Tongue Weight
  • If the weight of the trailer is more than 50 percent of the weight of the tow vehicle then a weight distribution system is needed. Since your vehicle most likely does not weigh more than 6,000 lbs you'd want to use a WD system. 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...
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  • Parts Needed for Towing With 2003 Honda Odyssey
  • I took a look at the owner's manual for your 2003 Honda Odyssey and found that the maximum trailer weight for an Odyssey that has no more than 2 passengers weighing 150 lbs each is 3,500 lbs. With more passengers the trailer capacity goes down; you can see this on page 275 of the manual. Additionally, that weight will require you to have a transmission cooler such as the Derale # D13503 according to the manual. You are also going to need a trailer hitch, and I recommend the Draw-Tite...
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  • Drop Shank Recommendation for a Weight Distribution System Used on a Lifted Dodge Ram 2500
  • You would need to order a replacement shank to go with the Pro Series Weight Distribution System part # PS49903 that can do up to 8 inches in drop. For that you would want the Curt Weight Distribution Shank part # C17124 as this one can do up to 8-3/4 inches of drop. I attached an FAQ on WD systems for you to check out as well.
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  • Replacement Parts for Pro Series 1,000 Pound Round Bar Weight Distribution Hitch
  • For Pro Series weight distribution hitch # PS49903 the bars are going to be # PS58441 for 2 bars rated for 1,000 pounds tongue weight. For the lift brackets that attach to the trailer frame you would need 2 of # PS58362. For the chains you would need 2 of kit # 55630. And for the sway control you will need # 83660. Based on the prices of all of these parts combined it would cost you less to go with the complete system, # PS49903. If the trailer is over 6,000 pounds or longer than 25...
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  • Replacement Spring Bar Set Recommendation for Pro Series Weight Distribution PS49903
  • Thanks for the picture of your spring bar, from that I can tell you have the Pro Series Weight Distribution System part # PS49903 and the spring bar set part # PS58441 you referenced would be the correct replacement.
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  • Weight Distribution and Sway Control Recommendation to Tow 4.5K Trailer with 2018 Chevy Colorado
  • Since your 2013 Ford F-150 was heavier than your 2018 Chevy Colorado Z71 it helped in giving you a better towing experience. The Reese Pro Series weight distribution (WD) system that uses the friction sway control bar, like part # PS49903, is an entry level WD system which is why you have such a drastic change in towing performance with the lighter pickup. I recommend swapping out your WD system with a higher-end option that has the sway control integrated into it. Not only is this...
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  • Weight Distribution for a 2019 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk and 2017 Palomini 177BH Travel Trailer
  • It looks like the 2017 Palomini 177BH has a gross weight rating of 3,921 if loaded to its maximum capacity. At that weight the tongue weight would be 421 pounds which is just under 11 percent of the gross trailer weight. Of course if you are not loaded to the max capacity then the tongue weight would be less. Either way that 421 pounds is still under the tongue weight capacity of your 2019 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk which you indicated is 450 pounds. But for weight distribution you also...
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  • Weight Distribution that Allows Backing Up for 2004 Nissan Titan Towing 6.3K Airstream 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. If that does indeed equal out to 900 pounds then Pro Series system # PS49903 would work since it is rated for 1,000 pounds tongue weight. But if you used this system and the trailer weighs over 6,000 pounds...
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