What size weight distribution hitch should I get?
The rating of your weight distribution hitch needs to match or exceed the Gross Trailer Weight so for example if your trailer weighs 7000lbs and have roughly 750lbs Tongue weight then you would want a kit rated for 8000lbs total trailer weight and 800lbs tongue weight.
Are all weight distribution hitches the same?
There are two types of weight distribution hitches. The difference is in the spring bars of the hitch. Square spring bars secure into the center of the ball mount. Better for increasing the system weight rating.
What size is a Hayman Reese hitch?
50mm x 50mm
Hayman Reese created the original 50mm x 50mm square Hitch Receiver, which is so good that it’s regularly copied by cheaper competitors. Some of these imitators even refer to their 50mm x 50mm hitch towbars as “Hayman Reese style” – but any other similarities end there.
How much towing capacity does a weight distribution hitch add?
Well, our technical answer is no, a weight distribution hitch will not actually increase the towing capacity of your vehicle. Ensuring that you stay within your manufacturer’s towing capacity is incredibly important for your safety and other drivers on the road.
Where is Hayman Reese made?
The Hayman Reese business is now located in state-of-art engineering, manufacturing, and warehouse facility in Keysborough. With over two hundred staff on-site, they design, test, and manufacture a wide range of products under one roof in Australia’s largest facility of its type.
Does a weight distributing hitch increase towing capacity?
If your hitch is rated for use with weight distribution, the weight distribution system will allow you to tow at the maximum capacity of the hitch. Weight distribution doesn’t “increase” your hitch’s capacity so much as it allows the hitch to be used at its maximum capacity.
How tight should spring bars be on a weight distribution hitch?
If you adjust the ball angle farther away from the towing… view full answer… Should Weight Distribution Spring Bar Chains be Tight When the System is Installed On a weight distribution system that has spring bars hanging from chains, once you engage the spring bars and lower the jack the chains will be tight.