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  • Does 15,000 lb Reese Strait-Line Weight Distribution Provide Better Sway Control Than Curt TruTrack
  • This is a really good question, and while the 15,000 lb towing/1,500 lb tongue weight Curt TruTrack Weight Distribution System # C17501 is a nice system, the system with the best sway control is indeed the Reese Strait-Line, so there will be an improvement with the Reese Strait-Line Weight Distribution with Sway Control # RP66130. The reason why is that while the TruTrack has a nice 4-point system of friction sway control, this is effective by correcting sway, while the Strait-Line essentially...
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  • Comparing the Curt MV C17063 and Husky Center Line HT32218 Weight Distribution Systems
  • I have a solution for you but I'm afraid the Curt MV # C17063 isn't your best choice. For a weight distribution system that works with trailer tongue weights between 800 lbs - 1,200 lbs, I recommend the Husky Center Line # HT32218. I consider this option to be an exceptional value because it has many advantages over the C17063 while remaining at an economical price point. Below are some of the reasons I believe you will be happier with this system in the long run: 1. Trunnion bars...
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  • Fastway e2 vs. Blue Ox TrackPro for 7,000 lb Trailer
  • Both the Fastway e2 and Blue Ox TrackPro are going to provide your 7,000 lb GVWR 2021 Micro Minnie 2108DS with excellent leveling and sway control at the spring bars, but there are a couple of distinctions between the two. First, let's just mention the correct system for your 7,000 lb GVWR trailer. You will first need to know your total tongue weight (TTW), which is the tongue weight of your fully loaded and ready to go trailer plus the weight of any cargo behind the rear axle of your...
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  • Comparing Blue Ox 2-Point and Curt TruTrack 2P Weight Distribution Systems for a FR Wolf Pup 17JG
  • Generally speaking, it is not advisable to reverse a trailer when using a weight distribution system. The system won't blow up but if you reverse at too sharp an angle then you can damage the head so you have to do so in a pretty straight line or not at all. If you want to reverse at an angle you'll need to disengage the spring bars which is pretty simple. That said, the Curt TruTrack 2P Weight Distribution Systems like part # C69JR and Blue Ox 2-Point Weight Distribution Systems like part...
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  • The Difference Between A Weight Distribution System and Weight Distribution System With Sway Control
  • The Reese Weight Distribution System w Shank - Round Bar part # RE34FR does not utilize friction sway control. It is simply a weight distribution system that will redistribute the weight of your setup with the spring bars which will help to reduce sway but does not have active sway control at the bracket locations. A system like the Reese WDS RE34FR will help to eliminate rear sag of the tow vehicle and distribute the weight but it will not do much for sway. If you are experiencing sway...
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution/Sway Control System for 650 lb Tongue Weight Travel Trailer
  • To select the proper weight distribution system for your travel trailer, you'll need to figure out its fully loaded and ready to tow tongue weight, which should include the weight of anything stowed in the bed of the truck behind the rear axle. I'd recommend going with a system that provides an integrated sway control component as well, because travel trailers are susceptible to trailer sway caused by cross winds or turbulence from oncoming or passing traffic. For a budget friendly...
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  • Weight Distribution System and Pole-Tongue Adapter Recommendation for 9,500 lb Boat Trailer
  • For your application I recommend going with the Curt MV Weight Distribution (WD) # C17057 instead of the Curt # 17302 because the part you mentioned is only rated for up to 1,000 lbs tongue weight while the MV I recommended is rated for 1,000 lbs - 1,400 lbs tongue weight. Since you take into account the loaded tongue weight of the trailer with the weight of any cargo behind the rear axle of your Chevy Silverado this would be a much more safe option. In my experience boat trailers tend...
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  • Weight Distribution System For Camper With 450 lbs Tongue Weight
  • Whenever looking at weight distribution systems it's best to have the total tongue weight of your trailer fall in the middle of the WD rating, that way you have some wiggle room if your tongue weight varies between trips. The Fastway e2 Weight Distribution w/ 2-Point Sway Control # FA92-00-0600 has a tongue weight rating between 250 lbs - 600 lbs so your camper with 450 lbs is right in the middle, however that is dry weight. The Fastway e2 Weight Distribution w/ 2-Point Sway Control...
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  • Determining If Blue Ox TrackPro BLU36FR Will Work On Trailer With GVWR of 4995lbs
  • To confirm which weight distribution hitch will work to tow your trailer with a GVWR of 4995lbs you will need to measure its tongue weight, as the tongue weight rating is usually with the trailer unloaded and will not be accurate. The easiest way to get an accurate tongue weight measurement is with a tongue weight scale like the # 5780, but there are other methods that are outlined in the included help article. Since your trailers GVWR is 4995lbs and tongue weight is typically 10-15%...
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  • Availability Of Blue Ox Weight Distribution System W/ Sway Control For Tongue Weight Under 800lbs
  • There is the Blue Ox TrackPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control - 7-Hole Shank - 6K GTW, 600 lbs TW # BLU36FR which works with total tongue weights from 200-600lbs and still has the sway control you were looking for. Keep in mind that you will need to know your total tongue weight rating which is the tongue weight of your fully loaded and ready to tow trailer plus the weight of any additional cargo behind the rear axle of your tow vehicle. Using the etrailer Tongue Weight Scale # e99044...
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  • Replacement 2-5/16 Inch Hitch Ball for Blue Ox Track Pro Weight Distribution System
  • The Blue Ox Track Pro # BLU36FR requires a hitch ball with a 1-1/4" diameter shank, so you can use something like the Draw-Tite # 19286, which is a 2-5/16" hitch ball with a 1-1/4" shank. The Track Pro # BLU36FR is designed for trailers with tongue weights between 200-lbs and 600-lbs and you want your tongue weight to fall somewhere in the middle of that range. I'm guessing once you load everything up you'll have a tongue weight of around 450-lbs so the Track Pro # BLU36FR will work well...
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  • Choosing Between the Curt TruTrack 8K and 10 Systems for a 5K Trailer
  • The Curt TruTrack Weight Distribution System part # C17500 which is rated for up to 10,000 lbs gross trailer weight and 1,000 lbs tongue weight would work but it wouldn't perform as well as the Curt TruTrack Weight Distribution System part # C17499 which is rated for 8,000 lbs gross trailer weight and 800 lbs tongue weight on a 5,000 lbs trailer which will likely have an actual tongue weight once loaded anywhere from 500 lbs - 750 lbs. That said, if you were to go with the lower rated...
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution System With Chains and Sway Control for 700-900 Lbs Tongue Weight
  • I recommend the Strait-Line Weight Distribution System part # RP66084 which has chain style frame hangers and built-in sway control. It's actually one of the best in this category. That said, if you really liked the Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution part # BLU66FR you'd have no issue at all using this. The tongue weight ranges are not that sensitive on the low end. It only really becomes an issue when they are exceeded.
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  • Can Brackets for TorkLift SuperHitch Everest be Cut and Welded to Larger Trailer Frame
  • I reached out to my contact at TorkLift and he said that the brackets for the TorkLift SuperHitch Everest Weight Distribution System # TLWD1000 measure just under 4" when it comes to width. He did say that if the brackets don't fit your trailer frame then you can indeed cut off that smaller "ear" that sits on the inside of the frame and weld the brackets on. Attached is a photo he sent me showing where the welds need to be, and they would need to be done by a professional. Please...
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  • Which Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution System for Trailer with 500 lb Tongue Weight
  • Since your tongue weight is right at 500 lbs the best Blue Ox SwayPro is the part # BLU36FR which has a tongue weight range of 200 to 600 lbs. The part # BLU67FR would be rated too high as it has a range of 600-800 lbs. If your loaded tongue weight was about 100 lbs more than what you have now this would work well but using the 500 lb figure it would be too high. You should keep in mind that any weight behind the rear axle of the tow vehicle gets counted as tongue weight. If needed...
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  • What Is The Difference Between 7 Hole and 9 Hole Shanks For Blue Ox TrackPro Weight Distribution?
  • The difference between the 7 hole shank included with the Blue Ox TrackPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control - 7-Hole Shank - 8K GTW, 800 lbs TW # BLU47FR and the 9 hole shank included with the # BLU67FR is the amount of rise or drop the shank offers. The 7 hole shank offers no drop and between 2" - 12" rise, where the 9 hole shank offers 4-1/2" drop or 10-1/2" rise. To determine which shank will be correct for your setup you will need to measure from the ground to the top inside...
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  • Determining Which Weight Distribution System For 2018 Ram 1500 Towing Travel Trailer W/ 7000lb GVWR
  • I would be happy to help you determine the correct weight distribution hitch for towing your travel trailer with your 2018 Ram 1500, but you will need to confirm the total tongue weight of your setup to make sure you select the correct system. Total tongue weight is the tongue weight of your fully loaded and ready to tow trailer, plus the weight of any cargo behind the rear axle of your Ram. The easiest way to get an accurate tongue weight measurement is by using a tongue weight scale...
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  • Difference Between Blue Ox # BLU66FR and Blue Ox # BXW1006 Weight Distribution & Sway Control Hitch
  • The difference between these two systems is the included shank. The Blue Ox # BLU66FR shank has 9 adjustment holes allowing for a 7.8 inch drop to a 14.72 inch rise, where as the Blue Ox # BXW1006 has a 11 hole shank allowing for a 7 inch drop to a 13 inch rise. So they are nearly identical. To measure drop/rise, measure from the top/inside of the truck receiver to the bottom of the coupler. Since the measurement you supplied was to the top of the coupler we need to subtract 2" to...
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  • Needing Weight Distribution Shank With Greater Drop
  • The shank included with the # FA92-00-0600 Fastway weight distriubtion system you'd looked at will provide up to a 6 inch rise or a 1 inch drop, so it sounds like you're needing a shank that provides more drop. For a total of 2 inches of drop, use # FA92-02-4213 for 4 inches, use # FA92-02-4214 or for up to 7 inches, use # FA92-02-4315.
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  • Compatibility of Fastway FA94-00-1000 Weight Distribution Kit with Blue Ox BXW40 Pole Tongue Adapter
  • As shown in the provided photo, the Blue Ox # BXW4023 pole tongue adapter clamps around the trailer frame, and won't require any drilling into the frame of the trailer. The adapter will work with the Fastway # FA94-00-1000 weight distribution, but the side plates of the adapter would need to be drilled to accept the frame brackets of the Fastway system. Blue Ox states that their SwayPro W/D systems are compatible with their SwayPro, but as you've found they don't always work very well...
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  • Which Blue Ox Weight Distribution Hitch for 8500-lbs GVWR Grand Design Imagine 2670MK
  • The best way to match your trailer with a weight distribution system is by the tongue weight of your trailer; your trailer tongue weight should be at least 10% and no more than 15% of the GVWR. Assuming that you load the trailer so you're in that range then you'll have roughly 800-lbs to 1200-lbs total tongue weight, so I recommend using the Blue Ox 2-Point Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control - 6-Hole Shank - 10K GTW, 1.2K TW # BLU75FR. This weight distribution system is designed for trailers...
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  • How Do I Determine If A 10000lb Rated Weight Distribution Hitch Will Work W/ My 7000lb Cargo Trailer
  • I would be happy to help! Actually to find the correct weight distribution hitch for your cargo trailer with a 7000lb GVWR you will want to find its total tongue weight, as that will tell you which weight spring bars you need to properly redistribute the weight. Total tongue weight is the tongue weight of your fully loaded and ready to tow trailer plus the weight of any cargo behind the rear axle of your tow vehicle. The easiest way to get an accurate tongue weight measurement is...
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution Hitch For Trailer W/ 440lbs TW, and Trailer W/550lbs TW
  • I would be happy to help! First the Curt MV Weight Distribution Hitch # C17050 you were looking at would be a bit stiff with the 440lb tongue weight you mentioned for your 16' Airstream, but is that figure what Airstream lists as the tongue weight, or what you measured? I would use a tongue weight scale to measure the tongue weight of both of your trailers when they are fully loaded if you have not already, as the tongue weight figures manufacturers provide are typically the unloaded...
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  • Upgrading Weight Distribution Bars For Heavier Trailer On Blue Ox TrackPro Weight Distribution
  • Yes, you should swap the weight distribution bars to the 1,000-lb Spring Bars for Blue Ox TrackPro # BLU52FR. These have a tongue weight capacity of 800-1000lbs. It is important to use the correct bars with the TrackPro since the sway control and weight distribution both use these bars. The bars can easily become damaged when overloaded which would cause issues for both the vehicle level as well as the sway control of the trailer. These bars will simply replace the bars that came with...
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  • How To Choose Between 7-Hole and 9-HoleBlue Ox 13K TrackPro Weight Distribution System
  • In order to choose the correct weight distribution system shank length, you'll need to measure. In regards to the Blue Ox 13K TrackPro Weight Distribution System, they come with a 7-hole part # BLU27FR and 9-hole part # BLU59FR. The max drop for the 7 hole is 1.97" above the center of the receiver and the max drop for the 9 hole is 0.78" below the center of the receiver. If you need a different shank for your setup we do have other options which I have attached below but they would...
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  • Can Weight Distribution System be Rated Too High
  • A weight distribution system's rating isn't directly related to the capacities of the tow vehicle. If you make sure the system is appropriate for the loaded trailer's weight and the loaded trailer is within the capacities of the vehicle then you'll be just fine. So your concern here isn't the 500 pounds tongue weight rating of your 2016 Toyota 4Runner. Instead you need to make sure the system is appropriate for the new trailer. The best way to do this is to find its loaded tongue weight....
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  • What is the Maximum Drop on the Blue Ox 7 Hole Shank
  • I spoke to Blue Ox and the TrackPro Weight Distribution System # BLU27FR offers a maximum 2 inches of drop or 8 inches of rise if needed. That is going from the top of the shank to the top of the ball platform. This is standard for their 7 hole shanks that come with this part. If more drop is needed, however, we do have a couple other options available for the shanks. The Blue Ox Shank # BXW4002 will give you 4 1/2 inches of drop and 10 1/2 inches of rise. The Blue Ox Shank # BLU86FR...
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  • Best Weight Distribution System for a 2019 Toyota Highlander
  • For towing your trailer with you 2019 Toyota Highlander you're going to want the Fastway e2 Weight Distribution w/ 2-Point Sway Control item # FA94-00-0600. You want to select a weight distribution system based off of tongue weight which is typically 10% -15% of your trailer's total weight. Your trailer will have a maximum tongue weight between 350 lbs to and 525 lbs depending on how it is loaded. The e2 system has a tongue weight range of 400 lbs - 600 lbs which will be perfect for your...
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution With Sway Control For 5200 lb 24 Foot Travel Trailer
  • With an as-loaded weight of about 5200 lbs, your tongue weight will be somewhere in the 500-800 lb range. Because it's a travel trailer, you'll certainly want to go with a w/d system with an integrated sway control because a travel trailer is very susceptible to sway caused by cross winds or passing and oncoming traffic. In a good/better/best scenario- The Curt TruTrack # C17499 is rated for 500-800 lbs of tongue weight, which is smack dab where you want to be, unless you're carrying...
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  • Recommended Wight Distribution For Boat Trailer With 1200 lb Tongue Weight
  • Woah, that's a pretty heavy boat! Weight distribution systems are typically rated by the range of tongue weights they can cover. If you've positively confirmed the as-loaded and ready to tow tongue weight of your boat to be 1200 lbs (see linked article which explains how to determine this), then the # BLU27FR Blue Ox TrackPro you'd looked at would work great for you. The # BLU27FR is compatible with trailers having tongue weights ranging from 1000-1300 lbs. You'll also need a pole tongue...
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  • How To Tell If Weight Distribution Hitch Is Installed Correctly
  • The main sign of an improperly installed weight distribution hitch is that the the rear of your 2018 Nissan Pathfinder SL is not back to the same height as it was before your 2021 Forest River Wolf Pup was hooked up. To verify park your Pathfinder on level ground and measure from the ground to the bottom of the wheel well in both the front and rear of the vehicle. Now go ahead and hook up the trailer and the weight distribution hitch. Once this is done take the same measurements again. The...
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  • Recommended Blue Ox Weight Distribution System for 5000 lb Trailer
  • Weight Distribution hitches are classified by the maximum tongue weight they'll handle, so the logical first step in choosing the right system for your needs would be to identify the tongue weight of your trailer as it sits when it's fully loaded up like it would be when you tow it. I'll link an article explaining how this is done, but the easiest way to determine the trailers tongue weight would be to use a tongue weight/payload scale like the Curt Better Weigh, part # C51701. The device...
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution/Sway Control System for Travel Trailer With 720 lb Tongue Weight
  • We have phased out the Husky Centerline weight distribution systems and no longer offer them, but we do have a great option for the trailer you describe. You'll want to choose a weight distribution system based on the fully loaded and ready to tow tongue weight of your travel trailer. The weight of anything carried in the cargo area or truck bed behind the rear axle is included in that tongue weight figure. I'll link to an article that explains a few ways of figuring this out. The...
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  • Best Weight Distribution Recommendation for Trailer with 8,700 lb Dry Weight
  • For a trailer with a dry weight of 8,700 lbs the Blue Ox TracPro weight distribution system that would be the best rated for that would be the part # BLU27FR which has a tongue weight range of 1,000-1,300 lbs. Now the best weight distribution and sway control I would recommend for your trailer would be the Reese Strait Line part # RP66084 which has the most effective sway control design that works to prevent sway before it starts. This system has a tongue weight range of 600-1,200 lbs.
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  • Is there a Downside to Using Over-Capacity Weight Distribution System on 7000 lb Trailer?
  • The Reese Steadi-Flex Weight Distribution System w/ Sway Control - Trunnion - 10K GTW, 1K TW # RP66559 is rated for a total tongue range between 500 and 1,000 lbs. That total tongue weight is the loaded tongue weight of the trailer plus any cargo behind the rear axle. Based on the information you gave, I recommend going with # RP66560 which is rated for total tongue weights between 600 and 1200 lbs. This ensures you will be within the range without going over. Ideally you want to...
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  • Choosing the Correct Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution for a 6,500 lb Dry Travel Trailer
  • That's a really great question! While I don't have a direct answer for you since there are some variables in play, I can give you some information that will help you figure out is the 1,000 lb tongue weight (TW) # BXW1000 or the 1,500 lb TW # BXW1500 Blue Ox SwayPro weight distribution (WD) system would be best for your travel trailer. First thing to note is that you want to base the TW range of your WD system off of the loaded TW of your trailer plus any weight that sits behind the...
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  • Using Curt Short Arm Weight Distribution System on V-Nose Trailer
  • With Curt Short Arm weight distribution systems like the part # C17322 that you referenced the distance from the center of the hitch ball to the far edge of the chain hanger will be 30-5/8 inches. A lot of times the best solution for V-nose trailers like yours is to use bolt on hangers like part # C17005 instead as this style does not require clearance above the frame channel so it fits right underneath the V-nose.
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  • Can Curt Chain Hangers Be Used Instead Of Clamp On Hangers Provided With BXW2000?
  • The Chain Hangers for Curt Weight Distribution Systems - Bolt On # C17005 will work for chain style systems that don't have sway control, so if you replace the tightening clamps of the Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control # BXW2000 you would lose the sway control ability of the hitch but it could still function for weight distribution. My recommendation instead is to use the Blue Ox Signature Series Lift Brackets for SwayPro Weight Distribution Systems - Clamp On or...
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  • Weight Distribution Recommendation for 6700 lb Trailer
  • A fully loaded trailer weighing 6700 lbs would have a tongue weight that ranges between 600-1000 lbs, so you'd want to choose a system that's rated to cover that possible range. A typical chain-suspended unit like the Curt # C17057 MV weight distribution system would work fine for a utility trailer that's non enclosed, but if it's an enclosed cargo trailer or a travel trailer, you'll really want to do yourself a favor and choose a system with an integrated sway control component. Long...
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  • Replacement Frame Mount Brackets for Fastway e2 Weight Distribution System
  • We do indeed carry replacement brackets for the Fastway e2, like # FA94-00-0800. If all you need is the L bracket, use # FA93-02-5150. The outer link plate is also available as part # FA93-02-5350 and the inner plate is part # FA93-02-5200. The hardware kit is also available as part # FA92-02-9200. I've provided a photo showing how the pieces go together. It's recommended that the spring bars be removed if you back the trailer at an angle where you might be in danger of jackknifing.
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution/Sway Control for 8700 lb Travel Trailer Pulled With Lifted Truck
  • Since you have a pretty long camper, it'll be pretty susceptible to trailer sway caused by cross winds and oncoming or passing traffic. A large camper with tall sides acts like a big sail on a boat which is why using a weight distribution system with a good integrated sway control component is highly recommended. If the 8750 lb figure represents the fully loaded and ready to tow weight of your trailer including the weight of anything carried in the truck bed behind the rear axle, then...
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  • Upgrading 10K Curt TruTrack Weight Distribution to 15K TruTrack
  • The Curt TruTrack # C17500 and the Curt TruTrack # C17501 actually use different head units too so you would need 2 of the Replacement Trunnion Spring Bar # C17537 as well as the 15K Replacement Head for Curt TruTrack Weight Distribution System # C17509. Aside from that though you can use everything else.
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  • Is Using the Blue Ox SwayPro BXW2000 On the 7th or 8th Link Accecptable
  • I spoke with Blue Ox and they stated that if the 7th link is the one that works best for you on the Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution System part # BXW2000 then that is completely fine and you can use this without issue. That said, if the 7th link puts the spring bars too close to the ground then that is when you would switch to the 1,500 lb spring bars, part # BXW4008. I would not be able to trade these out for the 2,000 lb spring bars you have now unfortunately.
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  • Difference Between Underslung and Overslung Coupler For Weight Distribution System
  • An underslung trailer coupler is one that attaches to the bottom of the trailer frame and an overslung one is one that attaches to the top of the frame. Measuring is not required if you just take a look at your coupler and see where it attaches to the frame. The Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control - Clamp On - Underslung - 10K GTW, 1K TW part # BXW1003 is for weight distribution systems that have coupler that attach to the bottom of the frame. While the Blue Ox SwayPro...
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  • How To Eliminate Sway When Towing 34' Toy Hauler With 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
  • It is pretty common for toy haulers to have sway issues since depending where you load your Harley it may actually reduce the tongue weight of the trailer. I recommend trying to load your Harley directly above or slightly in front of the axles of the trailer. If that doesn't work the best option would be a weight distribution hitch with built in sway control like the Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control - Clamp On - 10,000 lbs GTW, 1,000 lbs TW # BLU66FR, but to determine...
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  • Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution Arms for 850 lb Tongue Weight
  • I'm glad you trust us, and we can definitely help you out so you can enjoy your voyage instead of being understandably anxious about the sway. While there is always going to be at least a bit of sway, it should not be to the degree you were describing, and the reason you are experiencing that is because the spring bars for your Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution Hitch # BXW0750 are not rated high enough. That system is designed for total tongue weights (TTW) between 550 lbs and 750...
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  • Larger Blue Ox Clamp On Lift Brackets Needed for 8 Frames
  • The Blue Ox # BXW1500 Weight Distribution Hitch utilizes clamp-on brackets to tighten the chains at, but as it turns out will not work with larger 8" frames. You will need to use the Blue Ox # BLU98FR Lift Brackets for 8 inch frames. I reached out to my contact at Blue Ox to see if they had the 1500 kit with the larger brackets included and they did not. As I recall from your question a few weeks ago, you needed a system to handle 1500 pounds of tongue weight. The Blue Ox # BXW1500...
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution System for 2017 Jayco JayFlight 33RBTS
  • Thanks for clarity on your situation. I looked up your 2017 Jayco Jay Flight 33RBTS and see the dry hitch weight is 865 and will be heavier when loaded. You also need to account for any weight behind the rear axle of your truck as that will add to the "total tongue weight" you need to add to your tongue weight for a weight distribution system. You also want that total tongue weight to fall as close to the middle of the range rating of the weight distribution system. Your loaded tongue...
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  • Blue Ox SwayPro VS TrackPro Weight Distribution System
  • I would recommend that Blue Ox TrackPro # BLU77FR simply because it does not have lift chains like the SwayPro # BXW1006. Both will do a great job but the TrackPro will have a little less movement because of the absence of drop chains. Blue Ox is a popular brand and most other competitors are around the same quality if not a little less.
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  • Comparing Blue Ox, Curt, and Fastway Weight Distribution for Starcraft Launch Hybrid
  • When it comes to weight distribution, tongue weight is the most important factor. It looks like you are ahead of the game and accounted for that with each of these systems, great job. I would still recommend finding your actual tongue weight once your trailer is loaded up. You can use a tongue weight scale like the # 5780 or the bathroom scale method to find this. Starting with the Curt # C17051, I would definitely not recommend this over the Blue Ox or Fastway. As you pointed out, this...
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  • Choosing Between Lippert and Tuson Electronic Trailer Stability/Sway Control
  • We don't carry the Hayes system, but I can explain the differences between the Tuson # 335TSC-1000 Asymmetric Sway Control and the Lippert # LC380605 Sway Command. • The Tuson is compaitble with 1 to 4 brake axles, while the Lippert is only compatible with up to 2 axles. • The Tuson needs to be mounted between 1-10 feet rearward of the trailer hitch ball, while the Lippert can be mounted anywhere between 4-10 feet rearward. Both need to be installed on the trailer centerline. •...
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  • Fighting Trailer Sway on 35 Foot Trailer Pulled With 2018 Ford F-350
  • I reached out to Blue Ox directly and was able to confirm that with the Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution system # BXW1000 you will get the best results with the sway control mode turned off on your 2018 Ford F-350. If with the sway control turned off you are still getting too much trailer sway when towing, you may need to move to a different weight distribution system like the Blue Ox TrackPro Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control # BLU77FR is made for trailers that have quite a bit...
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution for Colony Cargo 7 x 16 V-Nose Trailer
  • Thank you for all of the info regarding your towing situation! For your application I recommend the Reese Steadi-Flex # RP66560 which has a tongue weight range of 600 lbs - 1,200 lbs and a max towing rating of 12, 000 lbs so it is perfect for your trailer weight. The brackets need to be mounted about 27" - 32" from the center of the hitch ball so I believe they will be able to fit just fine between the 2 bracket that you are talking about. The only other thing you're going to need...
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  • Is The Curt TruTrack Weight Distribution System C17500 Right For My Trailer?
  • With your trailer having a 7,000 pound rating, the Curt TruTrack Weight Distribution System w/ Sway Control - Trunnion - 10,000 lbs GTW, 1,000 # C17500 may not be the best option for you. Typically the tongue weight of a trailer will be 10% of its gross weight and with the # C17500 having a minimum tongue weight capacity of 800 pounds, it will end up being too heavy of a system. With that being said, the Reese Steadi-Flex Weight Distribution System w/ Sway Control - Trunnion - 10K GTW,...
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  • Is a Weight Distribution System Needed For a 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee With 3500lb Trailer.
  • If your 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee sags significantly in the rear with the trailer attached, or the gross trailer weight is 50 % or more of your gross vehicle weight a weight distribution system would be a good idea to help evenly distribute weight from the trailer across all of the vehicle and trailers axles and make for a more enjoyable towing experience. From my research your 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee weighs roughly 4500lbs, which makes your 3500lb travel trailer roughly 75 % of your vehicle's...
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  • Friction Sway Control For Reese Round Bar Weight Distribution RE44FR
  • Yep, you have the exact right part to add sway control to your Reese Pro Round Bar Weight Distribution # RE44FR, which is the friction kit: - Reese Friction Sway Control Kit # 83660 This will definitely help with the sway you are experiencing, comes with everything you need for the install, and will work with the head unit of your Reese system. in regards to backing up, it will need to be unhooked. I have added a link below to a video review for you to check out as well if you'd...
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution Hitch for 10,000 Pound Car Trailer
  • When it comes to choosing a weight distribution hitch the most important factor is tongue weight. That is the loaded tongue weight of your trailer, along with the weight of any cargo behind the rear axle on your tow vehicle. The tongue weight is typically 10-15% of the trailer weight, so for now we will assume 1,000-1500 lbs assuming you're at 10,000 lbs. You will need to find your actual tongue weight to be sure since this is just the capacity of your trailer. For the best sway control,...
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution Hitch for 10,000-lbs GVWR Dump Trailer
  • I recommend using the Curt MV Weight Distribution System w/ Friction Sway Control - Round Bar - 14K GTW, 1.4K TW # C17063, which will work well for your 10000-lbs GVWR trailer; you will want to make sure that your trailer does not exceed the 1400-lbs tongue weight capacity of this system. In order to use this system on your trailer frame you'll need to install the Chain Hangers for Curt Weight Distribution Systems - Bolt On # C17005, which will allow you to work around the hydraulic box...
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  • Recommended 2-1/2" Weight Distribution System for Trailer with 8" Frame
  • The Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution System part # EQ64FR comes with a 2-1/2" shank and has a 1,6000 lb tongue weight rating. It is widely known as one of the best weight distribution systems on the market. It can be used with an 8" tall trailer frame if you obtain two outer brackets part # EQ90-02-5378 and two inner brackets part # EQ90-02-5208.
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  • Can the 10K Curt MV Weight Distribution System Be Upgraded to the 14K
  • The Curt MV Weight Distribution System part # C17062 would not be very effective with a 14,000 lb trailer. However, you can make it effective with this weight by upgrading to the Replacement Spring Bar for Curt MV Weight Distribution System part # C17074. This upgraded spring bar will be a direct fit. The hitch ball will not need to be replaced.
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  • What is Needed to Complete the Weight Distribution Parts Left on My Trailer?
  • We do indeed have the replacement parts needed to get your existing weight distribution and sway control parts working. I suggest going with the Reese Weight Dist Shank # RP54970, two of the Reese Replacement Trunnion Spring Bars # RP58369, the Reese Replacement Head # RP58167, and the Curt 2-5/16" Ball # C40030 if you do not already have one. This will be all you need to complete your system.
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  • Sway Control System for 2018 GMC Yukon with Air Leveling System
  • 2-point sway controls are built into weight distribution systems. A weight distribution hitch is a system designed to create a level, stable ride when you tow a trailer. It will help keep your towing setup level and make sure the weight of your trailer doesn't cause undue stress on your vehicle. I have linked a couple articles about sway control, weight distribution hitches, and the benefits of using these systems. I recommend the Blue Ox TrackPro Weight Distribution with Sway Control...
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  • Using Blue Ox 2-Point Hitch To Tow a Trailer That is Lighter Than What The Spring Bars Are Rated
  • While you can still use the Blue Ox 2-Point Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control # BLU75FR without the weight distribution bars, I recommend using a lighter set of spring bars. You can use the Replacement Spring Bars # BLU94XR with a trailer that has 400-600lbs of tongue weight. Or the Replacement Spring Bars # BLU44XR for a tongue weight between 600-800lbs. This will allow you to maintain a level ride and the sway control to stay safe while you are towing. A set of Replacement L-Brackets...
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  • Which 2-1/2 Shank For Curt TruTrack Weight Distribution System C17500
  • To use the Curt TruTrack Weight Distribution System w/ Sway Control - Trunnion - 10,000 lbs GTW, 1,000 lbs TW # C17500 with a 2-1/2" trailer hitch receiver I recommend the Curt Weight Distribution Shank for 2-1/2" Hitches # C17131. Now before you purchase the # C17500 I recommend confirming that the total tongue weight of your setup is between 800-1000lbs. Total tongue weight is the tongue weight of your fully loaded and ready to tow trailer plus the weight of any cargo behind the rear...
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  • Can Curt Short Arm Weight Distribution be Used on V-Nose Trailer With 25-1/2 Inches of Clearance
  • Thank you for that photo, and we do have a solution here for you that will allow you to use the Curt Short-Arm system you mentioned, though you are right that as it is the arms are too long for your 25-1/2 inches of clearance. So what you will need to do is add chain hangers to the side of your trailer frame; you will bolt these onto your frame and this will give you a way to mount the Curt system. The system, along with the hangers are the following: - Curt Short-Arm Weight Distribution...
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  • Replacement Spring Bars For Fastway E2 Weight Distribution Hitches 6,000 to 12,000lbs
  • Your Trunnion Fastway e2 Weight Distribution # FA92-00-0600 is capable of using 6,000lb to 12,000lb bars. 6,000lb Replacement Trunnion Spring Bars # FA92-01-0699, 250-600lbs of tongue weight 8,000lb Replacement Trunnion Spring Bars # FA92-01-0899, 400-800lbs of tongue weight 10,000lb Replacement Trunnion Spring Bars # FA92-01-1099, 600-1,000lbs of tongue weight 12,000lb Replacement Trunnion Spring Bars # FA92-01-1299, 800-1,200lbs of tongue weight
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution System With 6 Inches of Drop
  • The Reese Steadi-Flex # RP66560 offers good sway control and weight capacities, but is a little limited on the amount of drop. We do not currently have an option to give you more than 4 inches of drop. That being said, we do have a few other options available. The Blue Ox Weight Distribution Shank # BLU86FR will offer up to 7 inches of drop when used with one of their trunnion bar set ups. This would need to be purchased separately from one of said systems. These do have a little less...
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  • 2020 F-150 & Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution System w/ 4-Point Sway Control
  • For what you have described I suggest the Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution System w/ 4-Point Sway Control # EQ37100ET. This is for a trailer tongue weight from 600 lbs to 1,000 lbs. If you have an estimated loaded trailer weight at 7,500 lbs. then I think you may be underestimating your tongue weight. A TW is generally speaking 10-15% of properly loaded trailer. This hitch has steel-on-steel friction to prevent and correct trailer sway in this unique weight distribution system. Sway control...
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  • Recommended 2-1/2 Shank For Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution Hitch With Around 10 Of Drop
  • You sure can! Weight distribution shanks are not brand specific, you will just need to make sure you use a shank that is the same style as there is two different styles. Based on your picture you will need the # EQ34FR that fits the 2-1/2" receiver on your new Ram 3500 and has 12" drop. The next closest drop available is the # C17132 which has 8" of drop. I included videos for both of the products mentioned for you to take a look at.
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  • Weight Distribution and Sway Control Recommendation 2018 Jayco Eagle 322RLOK
  • The best weight distribution/sway control systems are the Equal-i-zers like the part # EQ64FR you mentioned but the trick is picking out a kit that the trailer's loaded tongue weight falls right into the middle of. This system has a tongue weight range of 1,200 - 1,600 lbs. I looked up your 2018 Jayco Eagle 322RLOK and based on the dry weight, dry tongue weight, and GVWR this would be a great option rated perfectly. For a hitch ball you'd then want the part # C40008 and the socket part...
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  • How To Obtain the Offset Lift Brackets for a Curt MV Weight Distribution System
  • Yes, the offset lift brackets listed in the manual for the Curt MV Weight Distribution Systems like part # C17063 are the Chain Hangers for Curt Weight Distribution Systems part # C17005 which bolt to the side of the trailer frame. If you cannot mount the clamp-on lift brackets on top of the frame due to obstructions then these bolt-on lift brackets are your only option.
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  • Weight Distribution System for 2019 Forest River NoBo 19.5 Plus Brake Controller
  • The best way to pick out a weight distribution system is to base it off of the loaded tongue weight of the setup when it is loaded and ready to tow. This figure also includes the weight of any cargo behind the rear axle of the tow vehicle. I attached a help article on determining tongue weight for you to check out as well. You will want the loaded tongue weight of your setup to fall right in the middle of the tongue weight range of the system you use. The Fastway e2 part # FA94-00-0600...
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  • Will the Blue Ox 2-Point Weight Distribution System # BLU65FR Work for My 700 Tongue Weight Needs?
  • Yes, when the Blue Ox 2-Point Weight Distribution w/ Sway Control - 6-Hole Shank - 10K GTW, 800 TW # BLU65FR gives a range of 600-800 pounds of tongue weight, you will be good to go if you have 700 pounds of tongue weight. Since your total tongue weight of your setup falls into the middle of the Blue Ox's range, this is an ideal system for you.
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  • Fastway e2 Weight Distribution System Sway Control Not As Effective On New Travel Trailer
  • You could indeed swap out to higher capacity bars using part # FA92-01-1099. The Fastway e2 is a pretty effective system that provides the sway control at two points, where each spring bar contacts the trailer frame bracket. This system is pretty darn effective, but if the sides of the new travel trailer are larger than the old one and present more surface for the cross winds and traffic caused turbulence to act against, that would explain why the sway control performance of the system...
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution System for Use with 2-1/2 Hitch on 2021 GMC High Sierra 3500
  • It sounds like you're looking for a new weight distribution system to replace your old Reese system that's only rated for up to 16000-lbs and is designed for use on a 2" hitch. If you aren't going to be towing a larger trailer than you would have with your old truck you could just swap out the shanks to allow you to use your existing weight distribution hitch with the new truck; you'd want to use the Equal-i-zer Weight Dist Shank - 2-1/2" Hitch - 10" Rise/6" Drop # EQ90-02-4900, which is...
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  • Recommend Weight Distribution Hitch for Trailer with 400 lb Tongue Weight Multiple Tow Vehicles
  • I have great news for you. We have several weight distribution systems available that can be used on both trucks and suvs. The reason for this is because a weight distribution system is based off of the trailer rather than the tow vehicle. I recommend the Fastway e2 Weight Distribution System part # FA92-00-0800 which is rated for a tongue weight range of 400 - 800 lbs. That said, if you decide to tow an even heavier trailer with your truck for example you can purchase another set of spring...
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  • Recommended Curt Weight Distribution System for a 2015 Keystone Hideout 260LHS
  • The Curt Weight Distribution System I recommend for a 2015 Keystone Hideout 260LHS is the Curt TruTrack Weight Distribution System part # C17499. The TruTrack has integrated sway control which will do a much better job than systems with add-on sway control such as the Curt Weight Distribution System part # C17341 with the Curt Friction Sway Control part # 17200. Furthermore this option does not require drilling into the trailer frame, it offers easiest setup, and does not restrict the reverse...
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  • Towing Safely With A 2004 Toyota Tacoma
  • Always go by your owners manual. If we were to give you a higher rated hitch, your Tundra will still be the limiting factor. I would encourage you to measure your tongue weight using this scale # e99044. Watch the video to get a closer look as to how it works! I always triple check the tongue weight to make sure I have an accurate number so I can make the right decisions moving forward. On that note, a trailer with a DRY tongue weight of 709 lbs will be too much for your truck once...
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  • Is a Weight Distribution System Needed for a 4,000 Lb Trailer
  • Yes, when towing a trailer with a weight over half that of the tow vehicle you will need to use a weight distribution system. This system will be based solely on the trailer and its tongue weight. If the trailer weighs 4,000 lbs then we can estimate the tongue weight to be between 400 - 600 lbs. For this, I recommend the Fastway e2 Weight Distribution System part # FA94-00-0600 which would also require the 2" Hitch Ball part # A-90. This system has both weight distribution properties as...
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  • Recommended Solution to Fix Sag on 2018 Nissan Armada SE Towing Trailer with Weight Distribution
  • There could be a few things at play here, but since you're already using a weight distribution system I think the first thing I would do is check to verify that my tongue weight is not more than 15% of the GVWR of the trailer; it looks like the 2018 Rockwood Mini Lite 2109s has a GVWR of around 5700-lbs, so you'll want to confirm that it's no more than 850-lbs using a tongue weight scale like the # 5780 (850-lbs is the maximum tongue weight for a 2018 Armada). If you're over weight at the...
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  • Sway Control Option For Straight Tongue Trailer
  • There are a couple of options to add sway control to your boat trailer with a straight tongue, but pole tongue adapters are not compatible with friction sway control bars because they don't allow proper turning clearance. So that leaves a couple of options for you, the easiest and most economical of which is an electronic sway control unit. This is only compatible with electric trailer brakes, which I assume your boat trailer does have because friction sway control is not compatible...
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution Hitch W/ Sway Control For 2011 Toyota Tundra Towing 6400lb Trailer
  • I would be happy to recommend a weight distribution system with sway control for your 2011 Toyota Tundra lifted 6" to tow a 6400lb enclosed trailer but you will need to confirm your total tongue weight before purchasing a system. Total tongue weight is the tongue weight of your fully loaded and ready to tow trailer plus the weight of any cargo behind the rear axle of your Tundra. The easiest way to get an accurate tongue weight measurement is with a tongue weight scale like the etrailer...
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution for Forest River Salem FSX 178BHSK With 4870 lb GVWR
  • It's usually best to positively determine the trailer's as-towed tongue weight using a tongue weight scale like # C51701 before choosing a system, but because your travel trailer's specs are readily available, we can make a very good educated guess. According to the specs listed online, your Forest River Salem FSX 178BHSK has a GVWR of 4870 lbs, which would put it's fully loaded tongue weight range in the neighborhood of between 500 and 750 lbs. Because travel trailers are especially...
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  • Can Weight Distribution for 8,000 lb Trailer be Used on 2,000 lb Trailer
  • If you were to use a weight distribution system that is rated way too high for the trailer you'll end up with a very harsh ride quality. I'd have to recommend you stick with a system that is rated properly for both trailers. The part # BLU47FR would work great on a trailer that weighs 6,300 lbs but for the lighter tongue weight you'd need something like the # BLU36FR which is rated for tongue weights between 200-600 lb.
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  • How to Choose the Correct Weight Distribution Hitch Based on Tongue Weight?
  • If your 251VRK travel trailer's tongue weight is only 630 lbs you would definitely not want a sway control system that is rated for a 1,200 lbs tongue weight. This will you give you a very rigid and stiff ride that would be extremely uncomfortable to drive. The Strait-Line Weight Distribution System w/ Sway Control - Trunnion Bar - 12,000 lbs GTW, 1,200 lbs TW item # RP66084 you referenced has a 600 lbs - 1200 lbs tongue weight range but you are on the bottom end of that and I would not...
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  • What Size Hitch Ball Is Included With The Blue Ox 2-Point Weight Distribution System BLU45FR?
  • The Blue Ox 2-Point Weight Distribution # BLU45FR will come with a 2" hitch ball pre-installed on the hitch head. A 2-5/16" Hitch Ball # C40030 can be used if your trailer has a 2-5/16" coupler.
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  • Troubleshooting Height Adjustment for Reese Weight Distribution System
  • The Reese Weight Distribution System w Shank - Round Bar - 6,000 lbs GTW, 600 lbs TW # RE34FR is 49911 you referenced. It definitely doesn't sound right that there is more than 4 inches of difference from the base of the hitch ball when inverting your weight distribution shank with closest settings. I'm attaching an article to assist. If you need something that allows more of that middle adjustment, I recommend the Curt Adjustable Weight Distribution Shank - 8" # C17100.
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  • Replacement Parts for Curt 10K MV Weight Distribution System
  • The Curt MV Weight Distribution System part # C17062 is composed of the following parts: Curt Spring Bar Retainer Package for Round Bar Style Weight Distribution part # 17109 2-5/16" Hitch Ball - 1-1/4" Diameter x 2-5/8" Long Shank - Chrome - 10,000 lbs part # A-6 Replacement Lift Handle for Curt Weight Distribution Systems part # C17112 Replacement Lift Bracket for Curt Weight Distribution Systems part # C17008 Replacement Bolt Kit for Curt MV Weight Distribution Systems part #...
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution System for Forest River E-Pro 20BHS
  • You are correct that you want to be within the weight range of a particular system and that has to do with the total tongue weight. That includes the loaded trailer tongue weight along with any cargo behind the rear axle of your truck. You want the total tongue weight to fall in the middle of the range of a weight distribution system ideally. If you travel with water tanks full, which most people don't unless you'll be dry dock camping, that will add significant weight. For your...
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  • Is Ball of Blue Ox Weight Distribution BLU45FR Removable
  • The hitch ball of the Blue Ox weight distribution system part # BLU45FR is removable. To go to a 2 inch ball you could use the part # A-90. The # BLU45FR is compatible with the Blue Ox Pole Tongue Adapter # BXW4023.
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  • Troubleshooting Uneven Wear on Friction Pads for Reese Steadi-Flex Weight Distribution System
  • The pads on the Reese Steadi-Flex # RP66560 systems are designed to wear down over time which is why the Replacement Friction Pad Kit # RP58527 exists, however you should be experiencing fairly even wear so if just one end is wearing down then some adjustments need to be made. If you check out step 31 in the linked instructions (see attached photo) it calls for adjusting the friction pads so that they settle flat against the spring bars. If you haven't been doing that when hitching up...
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  • Weight Distribution Hitch for Enclosed Car Trailer With 8" Tall Aluminum Frame
  • I recommend the Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution System # EQ37140ET. Using this system you will also get sway control to make things much safer when you are driving. This system is rated for a tongue weight of 1,000-1,400lbs and a maximum trailer weight of 14,000lbs. If your trailer is less than that please let me know and I can recommend a more suited system. You will need to get different link plates for your 8" frame. I suggested this type of system primarily because of your aluminum...
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  • What is the Weight of the Head in the Curt TruTrack 8k Weight Distribution System
  • I've got some good news! The head of the Curt TruTrack Weight Distribution System # C17499 only weighs about 32-1/2lbs, so it's going to be quite a bit lighter than the heavier duty WD systems. The TruTrack systems do not come with a hitch ball included so you would need one with a 1-1/4" shank diameter like the # A-90 (2" hitch ball) or # 19286 (2-5/16" hitch ball) to complete the setup.
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  • Can Brake Controller and Hayes Sway Master be Used with 2018 Honda Pilot
  • Brake controllers can be used with electric sway control systems like the Hayes Sway Master # LC380605 without issue. The two systems work well together as they both put voltage on the brake output circuit without affecting the other. In general when the Sway Master is activated it won't be when you are applying the trailer brakes with the brake controller so for the most part they would be working at different times. For a break controller the Redarc Tow Pro Liberty part # RED24FR...
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  • Weight Distribution System that Can Be Used on 600 and 1,000 lb Tongue Weight Trailer
  • We have weight distribution systems that have a wide enough range for 600 and 1,000 lbs tongue weight but the Blue Ox part # BLU75FR has too high of a range for the 600 lb side. Instead you'd want the Reese kit part # RE44FR which has a range from 600 to 1,150 lbs and is overall pretty similar.
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  • Comparing Blue Ox and Equal-i-zer WDHs for 2018 Airstream International Signature 30RB
  • The Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution System and Blue Ox SwayPro Weight Distribution System are both excellent options. That said, the Blue Ox system will be less noisy but this is because it has two less points of friction therefore the sway control will be less effective. The Equal-i-zer does have more stress on the frame but not enough to cause an issue. If you want to go with the Blue Ox system then you will need part # BXW1500 but if Equal-i-zer you need part # EQ37140ET. In order...
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  • Comparing Lippert Electronic Sway Control and Tuson Electronic Sway Control For 1977 31' Airstream
  • I would be happy to help! Even though you will still be rewiring your 1977 31' Airstream Sovereign tandem axle trailer I still recommend going with the Lippert Sway Command Electronic Sway Control # LC380605 over the Tuson # 335TSC-1000. The reason for this is the Lippert # LC380605 uses a built in gyroscope to detect sway and correct it before it occurs where the Tuscon # 335TSC-1000 uses preset algorithms that in my opinion are a bit less effective. Combine that with the fact that...
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution for Trailer With 1600 lbs of Tongue Weight
  • Whew. That's one heavy trailer! As long as the trailer tongue weight won't exceed 1600 lbs, the # EQ64FR Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution System would be ideal. This particular system is meant to be used in a Class V hitch with a 2-1/2 inch by 2-1/2 inch receiver. This is the highest rated system Equal-i-zer offers. If your trailer's tongue weight will exceed 1600 lbs, the next step up is the Reese # RP66075 Strait-Line, good for up to 1700 lbs of tongue weight. The sway control component...
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  • Upgrading 600 lb Tongue Weight Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution to 1,000 lb System
  • The issue is definitely that you have an underrated system, which is why you are experiencing sway. The Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution System # EQ37060ET you said you have now is rated for total tongue weights - the tongue weight of your fully loaded and ready to go trailer plus the weight of any cargo behind the rear axle of your truck - of between 200 lbs and 600 lbs, with the ideal system being one in which your total tongue weight is in the middle of the system's rating. For a...
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  • Upgrading Spring Bars on a Blue Ox Track Pro
  • The Blue Ox Track Pro 7 Hole Shank # BLU28FR can be used with systems with a tongue weight up to 1,300 pounds. Upgrading the bars to a capacity more suitable for your needs would require the Replacement 1,000 pound Track Pro Bars # BLU52FR. These are rated from 800 pounds at the minimum to 1,000 pounds on the maximum, so you would need to load the tongue of the trailer to stay within these weights.
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