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Old 07-20-2018, 09:02 PM   #1
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Spring Bar Question.

I have an equalizer 4 pt WDH anti sway hitch I use with my Ford Explorer. 4.6l/w tow pakage The dealer put it on when I bought small 16 ft Wolf Pup camper. I now have a 2017 200rbs (24 ft") KZ Spree Escape which is probably 4.500 lbs loaded.
I was looking at my spring bars for my hitch & see that their only rated for 400lbs TW and 4000lbs max weight. Which tells me these are not adequate for this TT.
My question is.....What should I move up to? I believe the biggest & best is is 1.200lb TW or the next size up which I believe is 800TW. Or any size in between. Which should I upgrade to & why? Thanks in advance.
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What’s your tongue weight?
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Not knowing your loaded tongue weight and going by your loaded trailer weight I'm going to guess 1000 lb bars or maybe 800. Why that size is so they can provide sufficient weight distribution. Your target is to put proper weight back on to the steer axle. This is going to be one of those things where you'll have to try one out and see how it goes. The hitch dealer should be able to assist you when you bring the loaded trailer in for set up.
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