Originally Posted by ShinyRoad
I've done over 3,000 miles in six months with our Equalizer. I was told the creaking is good as it means the hitch is doing its job. The two aluminum L-brackets will eventually wear down as they are 'sacrificial.' I am buying spare cotter pins and L-brackets for when the day comes.
All in all I feel safe and secure with the hitch in all conditions.
'11 F250 SD Diesel FX4 crew cab
Hi, ShinyRoad. Get your magnet out and check all of your hitch parts. I don't think you will find any aluminum parts, although some parts are very close in color.