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Old 04-15-2012, 06:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Decent WD hitch for around $300?

Im towing around 10k and would like to get a WD hitch, Ive done some online searching but there are sooooo many to choose from. I figure Reese or drawtite are decent companys to get one from? My budget is around 300 bucks, can anyone throw me a link to somthing decent?
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Old 04-15-2012, 07:37 PM   #2 (permalink)
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My generic round-bar hitch has worked great. There's a place online that sells them for $180 from time to time, posted in a thread on here but I can't find it.
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the nissan one was sold through PPL, but all the links are dead and it's not on their search anymore. I found the Curt for $225 (ball not included) though
http://www.pplmotorhomes.com/parts/r...izer-hitch.htm


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ooooo thanks, I like the sway control kit as well.
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Old 04-16-2012, 07:58 AM   #5 (permalink)
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This is a problem solver hitch
http://www.pplmotorhomes.com/parts/r...-zer-hitch.htm

I put one on my 32 foot trailer and all my issues went away not sway a great equallizer. there are a couple of others that work as well also, but I can attest to this one as great. I got mine on ebay for $200 and my boy was able to pick it up to save shipping.
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I got the nissan hitch from PPL when they were selling them for $115 shipped. It's a 10k/1k hitch.
Here's the same hitch for $150: http://infinitipartspeople.com/searc...tch+Ball+Mount

It's a decent unit, comes with all the brackets ect that you need. The only downside is you can't adjust it to have much drop. You can buy a drop shank for it but they are $90 just on their own. Here's the thread on here about the hitch: /forum/tow-rigs-trailers/930487-anybody-looking-10k-wd-hitch.html

It worked great with a 6k trailer behind a Tacoma loaded to 5k. Truck was slightly beyond its weight limits but with the wd hitch and good trailer brakes I let my sister drive shifts in it going cross country and she had never hauled a trailer before.

You may want a heavier duty one for your trailer.

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This is a problem solver hitch
http://www.pplmotorhomes.com/parts/r...-zer-hitch.htm

I put one on my 32 foot trailer and all my issues went away not sway a great equallizer. there are a couple of others that work as well also, but I can attest to this one as great. I got mine on ebay for $200 and my boy was able to pick it up to save shipping.
This one is a 4 way sway control and weight distribution hitch not the same as a standard weight distribution alone hitch. ED
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Old 04-17-2012, 12:21 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Here's a 800lb TW one for $199 +$5 shipping. Or the 1k TW one is $269.

http://www.campingworld.com/shopping...g-hitches/7370
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This one is a 4 way sway control and weight distribution hitch not the same as a standard weight distribution alone hitch. ED
This is the hitch I have and LOVE it. Try checking craigs list. There have been 2 of these on near me in the last 2 weeks for $250. I paid like $650.
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Old 04-18-2012, 02:42 PM   #10 (permalink)
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http://www.etrailer.com/dept-pg-Weig...tribution.aspx

There's quite a selection with prices on their site.

I love this online site for all things towing. Bought a hub for my old car hauler that had the Ford bolt pattern. Cheapest I found, perfect fit, and came with all the bearings and lug nuts and such.
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Old 04-19-2012, 09:26 AM   #11 (permalink)
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I bought my 1200lb easy-lift round bar with sway cont of craigslist for $75.00...and I have seen them all the time for $125.00-$175.00
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