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Old 11-04-2014, 02:04 PM   #1
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Hitch for 2013 GMC 2500HD (TT)

I am going to be picking up my new TT this weekend and need to make a decision on a hitch. My truck is a 2013 GMC Denali 2500HD with a 6" lift. My TT is 37' total and weights just under 9500 lbs (UVW). The dealer has a couple options for me. A Husky W/D hitch or for twice as much money an Anderson No Sway W/D. The Anderson hitch looks very nice, but has created quite the controversy on message boards. Is it effective and worth the extra cost? The Anti-sway is nice, but as long as it is still effective at goal #1- W/D. Any help would be great, thanks

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Old 11-04-2014, 03:17 PM   #2
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If your dealer is like most other local dealers out there, they are charging the heck out of you for hitches. You can get the Equalizer 4 point from RVWholesalers with free shipping at a much better price than many. Also, you need to make sure they(your dealer) aren't trying to sell you a 10K hitch. You need a 14K hitch for the amount of weight you have, IMO. I would consider the Anderson on a small trailer, but accounts I read seem to indicate that you cannot get enough weight transfer for large/heavy trailers.

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Old 12-05-2014, 01:15 PM   #3
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I have a 35 +' trailer @ 9000 pounds and Ford 250
I went with the Husky ,12000 spring bars and double sway bars.
Many trips on the highway at 100km/h (60m/h)...stable, no problem , and low cost !
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Old 12-05-2014, 01:30 PM   #4
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I have a have a 2013 2500HD sierra and 100,000 plus miles on our Equalizer 4 point Hitch (10,000lb ) with 35' trailers 9000-10,000 lbs. It has been great and keeps a real solid feel while towing.

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