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Old 06-12-2013, 08:15 PM   #1
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Blue ox sway pro

I am looking into getting the blue ox sway pro can anyone give me feedback on this or does anyone recomend another weight distribution hitch ? I have a 2008 dodge ram 2500 mega cab and the trailer is a 2013 vibe 829vbh. Thanks for any info.

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Old 06-13-2013, 06:11 AM   #2
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I have the BlueOx sway pro for my set up and love it. Easy and quick to set up. Heavy hitch head but I'm very confident towing with it. Now, I have to say, I'm biased as this is the only hitch i've had with built in sway control. Having said that, I find this hitch a piece of cake to hook up, you turn the brackets where the chain goes. As for sway control, it does what it's designed to do. My father is a retired engineer from Electric Boat and he even understands their thinking (that's all i'm saying, this isn't a "how does it work thread!")
So, You asked, I gave my thoughts and opinion. My .02 worth.
I'm sure others will chime in.....

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Old 06-13-2013, 04:23 PM   #3
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Thanks for your info I think I will order the blue ox
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Old 06-13-2013, 04:33 PM   #4
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I have a Sway Pro and like it alot. I used to have an Equal-i-zer and didn't feel comfortable with it as the frame brackets were constantly moving back and forth on the frame no matter how tight the bolts were. I have come to find out that this is very common on these. The Blue Ox is solid as a rock. It is built like a tank and works well for both weight equalization and sway control. And I love the rotating chain brackets. Very easy to use. I'm still getting the Blue Ox dialed in but so far I am very happy with it.
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Old 06-18-2013, 06:17 AM   #5
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Got over 18,000 miles on ours on 2 different TV's including an 08 Megacab 4x4 and once I got it dialed in it makes towing a dream. Just got back from a 4300 mile adventure down through Tennessee.

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Old 06-18-2013, 10:27 AM   #6
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I also have a SwayPro, with 750# bars, and the standard non-rotating brackets. I've used it on my 99 S-10 Blazer and my 95 K2500 Suburban with my Apex 151RBX. I enjoy the simple hookup and function of this hitch. Another great feature is the lack of noise while turning. Other hitches need additional equipment to silence the operation.

I also appreciate the cleanliness of this system with the grease contained inside the hitch head. Once the bars are disconnected, there's no mess our special bags to deal with.

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Old 06-18-2013, 11:41 AM   #7
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We love ours as well. Easy enough that the wife can hook up by herself. As others have said it is very quiet. It is also nice that you don't have to remove it back up and park.
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Old 06-18-2013, 04:42 PM   #8
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Thanks again for all the input, I just received the set up today so I will get to use it this weekend.
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Old 06-20-2013, 09:26 PM   #9
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Well I received my blue ox on Tuesday ,so yesterday I did a trial fit to make sure everything was good and something didn't look right I looked at some videos on the blue ox web site and decided to call them for help and they asked some questions and it turns out I have a under slung trailer so the head is different so they told me to call the dealer i got it from and it should not be a problem. (this is my first tt so this is all new to me) I called them and told them the situation and they wanted nothing to do with helping me so I learned a lesson yesterday never buy anthing like this on the web especially from ,so now I have to spend another $200 plus to get the right head.
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Old 06-20-2013, 09:36 PM   #10
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Blue Ox will be at the FROG Rally in August. There might be some good deals available (I got a good deal on a new Avanta II tow bar last year) as well as technical assistance.


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