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Old 10-09-2012, 09:20 AM   #1
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Does anyone recognize these brackets ?

Just looking for some help identifying these brackets. I am hoping they are for a weight distribution hitch on the 6500 series VCROSS units.

I had a closer look under my trailer and noticed that there are "factory" installed brackets about 27 inches back from the ball hitch. Does anyone on the forum recognize this as a possible standard bracket mount for an "equal-i-zer" weight distribution hitch. See attached photos I took of my VIBE 6504. Brackets are just under trailer floor.
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Old 10-09-2012, 02:15 PM   #2
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If they are only on one side of the "A-frame", then they may be a bracket left from some kind of friction-type anti-sway. The newer ones bolt directly on, but some of the older one's varried in how they mounted.
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If they are only on one side of the "A-frame", then they may be a bracket left from some kind of friction-type anti-sway. The newer ones bolt directly on, but some of the older one's varried in how they mounted.
They are on both sides of "A" frame as per the 2 photo's (one for each side). They are likely not "left over from previous anti-sway" as the trailer is a brand new 2013. One of the other VCROSS owners suggested it was likely a "factory install" bracket for an equalizer hitch. I am trying to determine what make & model might fit this custom bracket.
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Sorry. Didn't realize the photos were from two different sides. That's what I get for looking at them on the handheld....
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Quite possible for equalizer as the distance from the ball seems to be right. I have the equalizer and the only difference I see is that there is a weld instead of bolt at top and it is missing the L bracket.

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Just looking for some help identifying these brackets. I am hoping they are for a weight distribution hitch on the 6500 series VCROSS units.

I had a closer look under my trailer and noticed that there are "factory" installed brackets about 27 inches back from the ball hitch. Does anyone on the forum recognize this as a possible standard bracket mount for an "equal-i-zer" weight distribution hitch. See attached photos I took of my VIBE 6504. Brackets are just under trailer floor.
You can hear what the salesman at the 1:40 mark of this video says about them.

It looks like to me that the bolts would line up for the Equalizer WDH.

http://www.equalizerhitch.com/pdf/eq...anual_0111.pdf

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Fairly confident that they are brackets for the Equal-i-zer hitch.

http://www.equalizerhitch.com/pdf/eq...anual_0111.pdf
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thanks...Troyt & Wmtire. You have helped me solve the mystery. It is good to know it will be easy to equip my unit with a weight distribution hitch. First thing on my agenda for the spring trailer prep next year.
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Yes, that is part of the Equal-i-zer brand WDH kit. Getting the L-brackets and attachment bolts is easy. But by the time you buy the head unit and spring bars (separately), it would be much cheaper to just buy an entire kit.

I recommend RVWholesalers.com. Around springtime, they usually have a great sale on these.
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