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Old 01-14-2020, 05:55 PM   #1
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Weight distribution with away control recommendations

We are in the process of purchasing a 3010 stryker toy hauler. The dry tongue is just under 1100 lbs. I have a 2019 f250 6.2 373. Max tongue of 1500 lbs. I feel like my truck is gonna be a really good fit for this camper. I know loading the garage in a toy hauler can drastically reduce tongue weight so I'll have to figure out how to balance the trailer for proper tongue weight. Any recommendations for a nice weight distribution hitch with built in sway control? I'm not asking for the most expensive and I'm also not looking for the walmart special. Just something reasonably priced and will do the job. Thanks for any advice. Any advice on loading and unloading the toy hauler for proper tongue weight is also welcome.
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Tip...... with truck not attached to trailer measure distances from front and rear bumpers to the ground then when all hitched up measure that both bumpers dropped equally.
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The reese straight line jumped out to me already. Thanks. Do you use this particular hitch?
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Old 01-14-2020, 07:07 PM   #5
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All of the about $800 units have loads of supporters. My view, take your pick or go with whatever your favorite dealer carries. Or watch the want ads for a used Propride or Hensley which may be about the same price. If you get either the PP or Hensley, you will never let it go... People who sell them are upgrading to 5vers. Otherwise they move it from trailer to to upgraded trailer.
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The reese straight line jumped out to me already. Thanks. Do you use this particular hitch?
When I bought my first TT in 2003 it came with the Reese SL WDH and friction sway control. It was a good match for my Trailblazer. In less than 2 years that TT was totaled in a flood so we replaced it with a larger TT that was just barely within the limits of the Trailblazer and transferred the WDH to it. It was quite a handful to tow especially when 18 wheelers passed us so I updated the WDH with the dual cam system. What a difference! The combo was so rock solid i even let my wife tow with it (once). I kept that WDH through the next two tow vehicle upgrades and one more TT upgrade until we upgraded to a MH in 2016. It was a great hitch with the dual cam lock system IMHO.
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Find a used ProPride P3 for sale. Much easier to hook up than the Hensley. Trust me, you'll throw rocks at a Reese Straight Line once you use the ProPride. I've had both.
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Love our Husky Centerline. Our hitch weight averages 1150lbs, camper a little over 10,000lbs. TV is Ford F250 Crew but the diesel. Hitch is easy to use and I've owned two of them. Cost $500 when I bought it, installed.
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Another vote for the Husky Centerline. Three years, no issues.
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