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Weight Distribution Hitch Guide

WEIGHT DISTRIBUTION HITCH GUIDE When Would I Need a Weight Distribution Hitch? If the rear of your vehicle tilts downward from the pressure from the added trailer weight If the weight of your trailer is more than 50% percent of your vehicle weight Vehicle Towing Capacity If you wish to tow near the maximum capacity of your vehicle's weight rating Minimum Maximum How Does a Weight Distribution Hitch Work? Towing Weight is distributed to the front of the vehicle and to the rear axle of the trailer for steering & braking control. STOP How Do I Select a Weight Distribution Hitch? Determine Gross Trailer Weight (GTW) Complete weight of trailer - including loaded cargo Determine Trailer Tongue Weight (TW) Weight placed directly on the trailer hitch of the Tow vehicle. Usually 10-15% of the Gross Trailer Weight. Choose a Weight Distribution System that Matches the GTW & TW of your trailer* Round up to the nearest weight rating HITCH ANYTHING. LCOM

Weight Distribution Hitch Guide

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Guide to why you need a weight distribution hitch when towing heavier trailers.



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