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Old 09-12-2018, 12:55 AM   #1
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Weight distribution hitch needed for Sierra

Hello,

Does anyone use a weight distribution hitch for towing a 17B with a Sierra 1500 4x2 4.8l ?

Thank you.
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Old 09-12-2018, 06:45 AM   #2
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I doubt you would need one, it is like putting 400 lbs in your truck bed. Your truck should have no issues.
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Old 09-12-2018, 07:03 AM   #3
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Yeah, that truck is more than capable ! We don't use one on our F-150, but I have added lots of rear suspension mods.
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Old 09-12-2018, 07:07 AM   #4
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I'd suggest you start without one. If you notice any sway or too much rear end sag, you can pick one up later.
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