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Equal-i-zer Weight Dist Shank - 12" Long - 8" Rise, 4" Drop - 600 to 1,400 lbs TW

Equal-i-zer Weight Dist Shank - 12" Long - 8" Rise, 4" Drop - 600 to 1,400 lbs TW

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Shank offers up to an 8" rise and a 4" drop for your Equal-i-zer weight distribution system. Measures 12" long and fits 2" x 2" trailer hitches. 1-800-940-8924 to order Equal-i-zer accessories and parts part number EQ90-02-4200 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Equal-i-zer products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Equal-i-zer Weight Dist Shank - 12" Long - 8" Rise, 4" Drop - 600 to 1,400 lbs TW. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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Equal-i-zer Accessories and Parts - EQ90-02-4200

  • Weight Distribution Hitch
  • Shanks
  • Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  • Square - 4 In Drop
  • Equal-i-zer
  • 1400 lbs TW
  • Square - 8 In Rise

Shank offers up to an 8" rise and a 4" drop for your Equal-i-zer weight distribution system. Measures 12" long and fits 2" x 2" trailer hitches.


Features:

  • Shank slides into your hitch receiver and provides the attachment point for your weight distribution system's head assembly
    • Designed for use with Equal-i-zer weight distribution systems
  • 6 Adjustment holes for attaching the head assembly
    • Lets you level your trailer with your tow vehicle
  • Drop or rise positions available to fit your application
  • Dipped steel resists corrosion
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Fits: 2" x 2" trailer hitch receivers
  • Tongue weight: 600 lbs - 1,400 lbs
  • Maximum rise: 8"
  • Maximum drop: 4"
  • Overall dimensions: 12" long x 9-1/2" high
  • Distance from center of pin hole to back of adjustable shank: 7"
  • Distance between adjustment pin hole to hitch pin hole (center-on-center): 8"
  • Distance from center of hitch pin hole to front of adjustment shank: 9"
  • Spacing between adjustment pin holes: 1-1/4"


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90-02-4200 Equalizer Weight-Distribution Shank - 12" Long






Customer Reviews

Equal-i-zer Weight Dist Shank - 12" Long - 8" Rise, 4" Drop - 600 to 1,400 lbs TW - EQ90-02-4200

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (317 Customer Reviews)

Shank offers up to an 8" rise and a 4" drop for your Equal-i-zer weight distribution system. Measures 12" long and fits 2" x 2" trailer hitches.

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Great service, nice/knowledgeable people, and very good price. Thank you.

The longer shank arrived a day early and it was in great condition. I attached the head to it this morning without a hitch (that was an attempt at humor). I will be setting up the weight distribution and trailer alignment in a few day.

Thank you for the great service on both the equalizer hitch I purchased a few weeks ago and the longer shank that I need to set up our 21 foot Escape with the Jeep Grand Cherokee.




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Bought along with Equalizer hitch. Arrived packaged with the hitch. Measure the coupler height before you order. Our couple is 31" high so standard shank will not work. Knowing that in advance saves money and hassle. Great customer service.




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Got this for my Tacoma to link up to a 7x14’ Vnose trailer. Needed the extra drop for the Equalizer hitch.




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Excellent service and products, quick shipping; I come to etrailer originally for trailer jacks, and then bought the Equalizer anti sway trailer system which is heavy duty, well-made, and also came quickly. Very happy with the knowledgeable staff!




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Worked as advertised. Tested it the next day with 13750 lbs.




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Works as advertised, and mated up nicely with my Husky Center Line weight distribution system.




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Thanks you for the high quality hitch shank. It fit perfect and was exactly what I need. But most all was the the extremely fast S/H. Thanks. Will be shopping again. Thanks




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By far one of the best customer service experiences EVER!! We recommend etrailer hands down!




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These folks have their act together. Great measurements and instructions for everything they sell. Fast shipping too.




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Heavy duty!




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Sowed up in great condition on the date that it was schediuled to arrive.

Great customer support and service.

Thank you Julie & Nicky!!




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The shank is sturdy & well made. The product information is excellent & makes choosing what you need much easier. The product was shipped fast & arrived well packaged.




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As advertised.




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works as described.




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Review from a similar Repl WD Shank in Accessories and Parts


Turned out, to be just what I needed. I have 5.5ft bed in my truck. Pulling my trailer now allows me to drive with the tailgate down and my dirt bike in the bed. Only thing to keep an eye on is your turning radius, it's not as tight. Overall, well built. But if the hitch pin hole was 2 inches longer, it would help with the turning radius. I like it.




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Review from a similar Repl WD Shank in Accessories and Parts


Bought this longer hitch cause my tailgate would not go down all the way to let me dogs in when my trailer was connected. With this longer hitch tailgate goes all the way down and getting better clearance when backing.. It’s a win win, well worth the price. Highly recommended




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Review from a similar Repl WD Shank in Accessories and Parts


Great for those that need a bit more room between the trailer jack and tailgate while hitched up!




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Review from a similar Repl WD Shank in Accessories and Parts


Two thumbs up! Raised my hitch up exactly where I needed it to be to tow my travel trailer at the right height.




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Review from a similar Repl WD Shank in Accessories and Parts


This hitch extension works great. I am able to lower my tail gate down now. I have zero issues with it.




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Review from a similar Repl WD Shank in Accessories and Parts


Love that I can keep the tailgate down. Also can take sharper turns backing up!




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Review from a similar Repl WD Shank in Accessories and Parts


Easy switch over to longer shank .
No
major adjustments on WDH setting
Now can open tailgate all the way.
Did need to lengthen safety chains.


Comments
Longer hitch shank has been great. No difference in towing. Able to open tailgate fully.
Lucas, - 07/04/2021


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Review from a similar Repl WD Shank in Accessories and Parts


I purchased this to replace my 12” long hitch. This allowed me to keep my tailgate down and pull my camper. The hitch came in 2 days and took 10 min to swap the head from my Husky Weight Distribution Hitch. Still has the same 14,000lb rating as the 12” I took off. Of course my wife and kids were happy that we were able to take the golf cart for the first time with the camper. Great product! For reference, my truck is a 2015 Sierra 2500HD duramax pulling a 2018 Cruiser Embrace EL280 @ 6360lb dry.




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Review from a similar Repl WD Shank in Accessories and Parts


Perfect solution for the new travel trailer. I needed to raise the ball height for proper setup of my WD hitch and this product was perfect for the task! Etrailer ordering was easy, delivery was fast and all is well for our next trip.




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Review from a similar Repl WD Shank in Accessories and Parts


I have a 2500 gmc sierra short bed and travel trailer. We purchased a golf cart and wanted to take the cart with us as when camping sites allow golf carts. Since my bed is 78" long I have to take the front cover of the cart off ( ezgo rxv) and I have to remove the tailgate because there is not enough room to lower it because of my trailer's electric Jack stand. My original equalizer weight distribution shaft is 12" so this gives me an extra 6" so I can leave my tailgate on and down. I no longer need to take the front cover off of the cart and the rear wheels are completely on the truck. Thanks George




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Review from a similar Repl WD Shank in Accessories and Parts


I'm now able to open the tailgate of my truck with the trailer attached. Side effects of using the longer shank are; power cable almost too short and original safety chains were too short and had to be replaced. But, the goal to be able to open the tailgate with the trailer attached was accomplished.



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