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Old 04-22-2022, 06:48 AM   #15
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Since you have already bought a WDH, my suggestion is moot, but I particularly like the Equal-I-Zer hitch. I have used both the Blue Ox and Anderson, but prefer the Equal-I-Zer.

For me. the biggest drawback to the Equal-I-Zer is the weight. The biggest plus to the Anderson is the light weight. if I want to remain injury free with the Blue Ox. For me, there is nothing to like about the Blue Ox. I quickly discovered I needed a breaker bar if I wanted to remain injury free.
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You definitely need a weight distributing hitch to improve overall handling. An additional issue maybe that with that old of a tow vehicle, you may need new springs to get the empty truck to original specified height.

We towed that size and larger 3 axle Avion with a Reese Dual Cam hitch and no issues. It is a lot less than the ProPride.
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"Super saggy" may have been hyperbolic.
The Suburban's suspension's in good shape, but it needs a WDH.
Here's a photo from about 30 minutes after I bought it,
and getting ready to make the 200-mile trek home.
This load needs leveled!
From your picture, the Suburban does not look saggy. The TT hitch is connected too low. A different hitch in the Suburban receiver is needed to raise the front of the TT. They are usually readily available at stores that sell trailer hitches.

You may also need a WDH. I can't tell from here.

I wish you good luck and happy trails ahead!
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Here are photos of my rig
before and after the SwayPro.
Leveled the load BIGLY.
Also put on some new telescoping towing
mirrors and an electric tongue jack.
Money hole!
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Just bought a '97 Dutchmen 26' TT.
Tow vehicle is a '96 Chevy K2500 Suburban with 7.4 vortec.
The trailer sits pretty high, like the axels were flipped.
The Suburban, otoh, is completely stock.
Super saggy at the hitch, so I'm planning to get a weight
distribution hitch for it, but there are so many different ones.
Any opinions on which brand is superior and why?
Thanks in advance!
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