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Old 04-30-2014, 08:40 PM   #1
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Towing the 231FB

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We just purchased a 2013 Boundry Waters ZT231FB. It's a special edition Z-1. It weighs 5025lbs and has a hitch weight ~600lbs. This is with nothing in it.

I have a 1500 Silverado with the HD towing package. It tows 9600lbs and 600lbs hitch weight limit. It tows it fairly well even in 35-40mph cross winds.

My question is this, do I really need to get a load distribution hitch, or can I just put some extra weight behind the trailer axles to lower the tongue weight?
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Old 05-01-2014, 06:35 AM   #2
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Get a WD hitch and sway control. your loaded pin weight is going to exceed your hitch rating
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Welcome to the forum,

Yes. WDH with sway control is the way to go.
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X3...Welcome! You will want WD with sway control.
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Old 05-01-2014, 01:31 PM   #5
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Anyone use this?

http://www.amazon.com/3385-Andersen-...+%27No-Sway%27
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I have seen that before and find it interesting, but I don't know anyone who has tried it. I use the Equal-i-zer
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