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Weight distribution systems
Towing without a Hayman Reese weight distribution systems can cause unnerving trailer sway, reduced steering and braking responsiveness, less traction and misaligned head lamps? Overtime you may also notice a reduction in economy and in increased tyre wear.

When using the weight distribution hitch (WDH) the ball weight remains the same, however the load is evenly distributed through the vehicle's chassis to all four wheels. It is important that the capacity of the WDH is correctly chosen and that the vehicle manufacturer's recommendations are always followed.

Ball Weight (kg) Appropriate WDH
0 - 82 Mini hitch
82 - 130 Intermediate hitch
130 - 250 550lb kit
250 - 340 750lb kit
340 - 450 1000lb kit
Mini hitch
The two bar (2 x 19mm) mini hitch system is designed to be used with any Hayman Reese towbar and uses chains to hold the hitches spring bars in position. The WDH is easily setup and removed and is ideal for trailers with a ballw eight up to 82kg.

Part Number: 4180
mini hitch  
Intermediate hitch
The intermediate system is a very similar in design to the Mini Hitch however it uses a four bar ( 4 x 19mm) system. This system has a working range between 82kg and 130kg ball weight and is ideal for small sized caravans.

Part Number: 4194
intermediate hitch  
550lb kit
Hayman Reese's famous 550lb kit is a 550lb/250kg rated hitch and is by far the most popular towing aid in Australia. This kit suits trailers that have a ball weight between 130kg and 250kg, this unit suits most popular caravan available today.

Part Number: 74504
550lb kit  
750lb kit W/Adjustable ball mount
The 750lb kit relies on heavier gauge spring bars than the 550lb to handle heavier trailers. As the name implies, the 750lb kit is designed to work with trailers that have a ball weight between 250kg and 340kg (750lb).

Part Number: 76504
750lb kit  
1000lb kit
For extra heavy duty applications, the 1000lb kit has a working range between 3450kg and 450kg ball weight. The 750lb kit requires a 70mm towball.

Part Number: 77504D
1000lb kit  
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