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Old 02-19-2011, 10:13 PM   #1
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WDH: 2 point or 4 point?

I purchased an Equalizer 1000/10000 WDH with 2 point sway control. I noticed there is also the same WDH with 4 point sway control. Would the 4 point make that much difference that I should consider upgrading before the 233s arrives next month? I will be towing with a 2006 Toyota Sequoia.

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Old 02-19-2011, 11:59 PM   #2
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Well - you're getting twice the number of friction points so does that mean its twice as effective in dampening sway once it begins? If so, that's the biggest difference.

Plus, the ability to use it with a larger trailer at some point if you ever upgrade.

Keep in mind that the E2 is marketed as a better alternative to a standard WD hitch with a friction bar, which I would not personally want to use with a trailer like the 233S that can weigh up to 6300lbs loaded anyway.

I'd go with the 4-point Equal-i-zer if I were in your shoes.

In fact, I might be in your shoes shortly. I also tow with a Sequoia and we're considering the 233S among some other hyrbrids and TTs for our next trailer. I always thought the 4-point Equal-i-zer was a pretty good value at $400 and some change.
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Old 02-20-2011, 07:15 PM   #3
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Triguy,

Thanks for the feedback, I think I will change the order before it arrives.

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Old 02-20-2011, 07:40 PM   #4
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the 4-point Equalizer has been a top choice for years.
the new 2-point is just a cheaper, less capable version.

for the price difference, i'd go with the original 4-point one.
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Old 02-20-2011, 08:38 PM   #5
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I definitely recommend the 4 Point. Just upgraded with the new TT. I was able to use just a sway bar and the reese hitch on all our other camper but we upgaded to a 31 foot TT and almost lost it on the ride home with the old setup. Switched immediately to the Equalizer and have no problems now whatsoever.
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Old 02-21-2011, 08:23 AM   #6
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bikendan & buckisland1950,

Well that pretty much seals the deal, I'm upgrading to the 4 point. Thanks to everyone for all the help.

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Old 02-21-2011, 08:52 AM   #7
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Was very (ok extremely) happy with our 4 point Equi-lizer before we went 5th wheel. I bought the maximum size hitch my Tow Vehicle could tow (12,000 pounds). My 9000 pound TT camper never made a wiggle back there even in strong cross winds in the Rockies.
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Old 02-21-2011, 03:56 PM   #9
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If you go with a Blue Ox Sway Pro, all you have to do to upgrade at a later date is change the bars as the actual hitch is the same. We just changed ours from 15k to 10k this weekend and all it took was the bars.
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Old 02-21-2011, 05:39 PM   #10
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Awesome, great advice.

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