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Old 06-22-2015, 10:30 AM   #1
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Dealer offering two hitches

Which one is better? Are they both junk? Dealer said I can bring my own, but they won't let me tow off the lot without a WDH.

The two hitches we have are the Centerline from Husky $699 that is the one I suggest. The next is the Equal-I-Zer hitch and it is $899.

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Old 06-22-2015, 11:18 AM   #2
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First off welcome and congratulations on your new trailer. Either hitch in my opinion is a good quality hitch, so i guess it comes down to what you really want to pay. Just make sure that you have a good quality WHD because again in my opinion it will make a big difference when towing.
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Old 06-22-2015, 11:24 AM   #3
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So these are not WDH?
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Old 06-22-2015, 11:37 AM   #4
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Yes both are WHD with sway control. Sorry for not clarifying that better.
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Old 06-22-2015, 11:38 AM   #5
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Here's a web page that gives info on WDH How Towing Weight Distribution Systems Work - HowStuffWorks
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We have a Reese round bar weight distribution sway control hitch. We love it. The system is proactive. The trailer is never "allowed" to begin to sway because of the cams. It pretty much makes the truck/trailer like one vehicle. We have been in some fierce winds, driven over major mountain passes in Colorado and have had zero problems.
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Regardless of what hitch you choose, your dealer is way too expensive. Too expensive by about $400 on the Equalizer.

Look into the Andersen hitch too. A friend has one and loves it. If I ever have $450 laying around that I don't need for something else, that's what I'll be getting.
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X2 on the price! I got my husky from Costco online for 269 delivered! (in two days I might add!)
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Knowing the trailer I have and being a noob at all of this, which hitch should I get? I am OK with getting elsewhere, he says I just have to pay the shop hourly rate for them to install.
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If you are comfortable using a few wrenches and can follow written directions, then the website Mark posted should talk you right thru installing one yourself.
If that's not the case, then don't be afraid to take it in to the dealer for them to do it.
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