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Old 06-04-2015, 05:29 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by kandl View Post
A WDH is intended to distribute the weight of the TT's connection to the TV along the length of the TV. A WDH does not transfer weight from the TV to the TT. Your ultimate concern needs to be the GVWR of the TV. You may find that crunching the numbers related to people, fur kids and tongue weight will render a result that puts you within the TV's max GVWR. However, go weigh the TV/TT setup and be prepared for a WTH!
I agree with this fully. Despite a previous post, the WDH does not allow you to pull heavier loads. The driveline, gearing, suspension, size of wheels/tires and brakes are designed by the manufacturer to carry and pull up to a maximum weight. It's the safety factor to be able to stop a load within a certain distance without the aid of trailer brakes if they fail. The WDH distributes weight and allows the load to go down the highway safely with a minimum of sway and loss of front-end steering.

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Old 06-04-2015, 06:17 AM   #12
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It does allow me to pull more weight if I don't have a WDH I can only pull 5000 lbs with a WDH I can pull 8600 lbs. It does not change your max weight as has been stated.


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