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weight distributing hitch Equal-i-zer vs Reese or other.

Discussion in 'Towing' started by EdgeR6, Nov 9, 2008.

  1. Nov 9, 2008 at 5:59 AM
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    EdgeR6

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    I'm going to be getting a toy hauler hopefully this winter. I know I will need a weight distributing and sway controll. From what I have found the Equal-i-zer hitch is a very good product but one rv store said they had problems with them and they had to replace them. So I'm still trying to decide on which one would be the best. I was wondering if you all could help me out with some reccomdations.
    The Toy Hauler I'm looking at is a KZ MXT 20.
    I allready have a Tekonsha p3 brake controller.
     
  2. Nov 9, 2008 at 6:16 AM
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    chris4x4

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    Welcome to Tacoma WOrld!!

    I dont do any major towing with my Tacoma, But I do have a Reese equalizer/anti sway hitch on our Dodge that seems to work very well. :)
     
  3. Nov 9, 2008 at 7:51 PM
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    canadiankid

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    If you want the best that you can get and 2 grand is no big deal then the http://www.ProPrideHitch.com/ is the hitch to get. If that is too much then I have heard great things about both the equal-i-zer and the reese dual cam. Check out http://www.rvwholesalers.com/ for the best prices on these two.
     
  4. Nov 23, 2008 at 9:13 PM
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    Markk

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    I've been using the Equal-i-zer and have had no problems with my 21' travel trailer.
     
  5. Nov 24, 2008 at 7:45 AM
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    Welcome to the site markk, thanks for the input.
     
  6. Nov 24, 2008 at 4:04 PM
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  7. Nov 24, 2008 at 4:16 PM
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    Thanks for the welcomes guys! Yeah, I'm a big fan of the Equal-i-zer brand hitch. I've been using one for 6 years without anyworry of sway caused by passing trucks or wind. Towing with that hitch is just as relaxed as driving the truck by itself. I have looked into the Propride, and now that I've got a bigger heavier trailer, if I had the money I'd buy one of those.

    Mark
     
  8. Nov 25, 2008 at 8:22 AM
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    EdgeR6

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    When it comes time I will most likely be getting the equal-i-zer hitch. Just got to pay off some bills before we get the trailer.
     
  9. Nov 30, 2008 at 2:46 PM
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    I also have a equal-i-zer hitch, I tow a 22ft travel trailer. The equal-i-zer is a great thing, very easy to use. Make sure you take your time and set it up properly, If you do your truck and trailer set-up will be very level.
    I think I bought mine at rvwarehouse.com for around $300 dollars, cheaping than anyone local, they wanted about $650.
    I hope this helps. Also check out equal-i-zers wbe site, its great.
     
  10. Dec 4, 2008 at 2:09 PM
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