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Old 05-27-2023, 07:26 AM   #1
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Weight Distribution Hitches

I bought a 1999 Fleetwood Wilderness Travel Trailer approximately 30 foot long and I want to put on a weight distribution hitch on it but I'm not sure where to start. I have no idea what this Trailer weighs, all my documentation that came with the Trailer does not mention weight. I pull it with a 1500 Dodge Ram Hemi. Would like the Trailer as stable as practical before a long trip. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Old 05-30-2023, 05:55 PM   #2
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Lots of good information on IRV2 - simply enter the term WDH in the search field on the main page.

Additionally, some of the below links may also provide you with some useful information:

Should provide you with a reasonable guide until you have the opportunity to weight your camper at a CAT Scale or RVSEF event near you.

Congratulations and safe travels!
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Old 05-30-2023, 10:01 PM   #3
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Empty looks to be right around 6,000 pounds which makes sense for a 30' trailer.
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Old 05-31-2023, 07:57 AM   #4
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By law, there must be a weight sticker somewhere on trailer.
Most 30 ft trailers would be pushing the limits of a half ton truck, if not over.
Ignore any dry weight numbers.
Only look at the GVWR of trailer.
Look in all cabinets for sticker, if not outside
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hitch, weight

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