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Old 02-27-2019, 03:54 PM   #1
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Hitch size

Bought a E-Pro19FD, 390 lb TW, 2800 dry, 3890 GVWR. Buying a Husky Centerline TS . The come in 400-600 or 600 - 800 TW. Just wondering if anyone has had experience with these, and which would perform better. I understand that weight on my truck, on or behind the rear axle will add to the TW. ?

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Old 02-27-2019, 04:05 PM   #2
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If you assume up to 15% of GVWR on the tongue that puts you just under 600LB, if it were me then I would go with the 600-800 bars to ensure sufficient WDH capability instead of not enough.

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Old 02-27-2019, 06:16 PM   #3
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For some of the Husky hitches you need to have a minimum trailer weight of 4000# for the hitch to work correctly. I think itís the one with the hydraulic pistons with it. I canít get the manual to download right now but I would double check that before you buy just in case.
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Old 02-27-2019, 06:20 PM   #4
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I got it to download finally. Donít know if this is the model your looking at or not. Click image for larger version

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Old 02-27-2019, 07:12 PM   #5
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The hitch that Mopwr4me references is the Husky Centerline HD system which utilizes compression cylinders. OP is purchasing the Husky Centerline TS, a four-point anti-sway hitch design. This is the hitch that I use.

I went with the 600-800 lb bars for my trailer which is 5,200 lbs on the road with a tongue weight of 780 lbs (measured with a hitch scale).

For my trailer’s hitch weight, the 600-800 lb bars provide very effective weight distribution to my tow vehicle's front axle. Using the 600-800 lbs bars (for my trailer's weight) produces a relaxed towing experience, even at the top range of the hitch's rating. Using heavier bars than needed may produce a stiffer ride for the truck-trailer combination.

My advice to OP: for your E-Pro 19FD, go with the model rated for 400-600 lbs hitch weight.
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