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Old 08-20-2013, 10:11 AM
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Originally Posted by GrassGuerilla View Post
The load leveler, or weight distributing hitch, does not remove weight from the truck. Through leverage, it transfers the weight to the front axle. Shouldn't really affect gas mileage.

That hitch should improve handling and braking considerably. But gas mileage? Not so much.
Agreed, on both points.

I've got an Andersen WD hitch. I can infinitely adjust it with only a socket and ratchet. It's surprising how much change there is with so little adjustment. It'll definitely load the frontend, if I crank up the tension. I highly recommend their hitch. Plus, it's made in the USA, unlike other common brands.
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