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Hitch Adapter 2" to 1-1/4" Trailer Hitch Receiver - 7" Long

Hitch Adapter 2" to 1-1/4" Trailer Hitch Receiver - 7" Long

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Tow your light trailer or bike rack that has a 1-1/4" shank with your 2" hitch receiver when you simply insert this adapter. No need to change all your towing accesories or your hitch! Call 800-298-1624 to order Tow Ready hitch adapters part number 80300 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Tow Ready products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Hitch Adapter 2" to 1-1/4" Trailer Hitch Receiver - 7" Long. Hitch Adapters reviews from real customers.
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Tow Ready Hitch Adapters

  • Hitch Reducer
  • Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  • 7 In Extension
  • 2 Inch to 1-1/4 Inch
  • Bike Racks
  • Cargo Carriers
  • Hitch Mounted Accessories
  • Tow Ready

Tow your light trailer or bike rack that has a 1-1/4" shank with your 2" hitch receiver when you simply insert this adapter. No need to change all your towing accesories or your hitch!


Features:

  • Easily converts 2" receiver to 1-1/4"
  • Hitch pins and clips sold separately
    • Requires 5/8" pin for 2" receiver (PC3)
    • Requires 1/2" pin for 1-1/4" receiver (PC2)
  • Has black painted finish
  • Measures 7" from pin hole to pin hole
  • Has Maximum Trailer Weight that is the lower of the following:
    • 50 Percent of the towing capacity shown on the rating sticker of your trailer hitch
    • Vehicle towing capacity, per your owner's manual
    • 3,500 lbs
  • Has Maximum Tongue Weight that is the lower of the following:
    • 50 Percent of the tongue weight shown on the rating sticker of your trailer hitch
    • 300 lbs


Product Detail

80300 Hitch Adapter 2" to 1-1/4" Trailer Hitch Receiver - 7" Long Extension

Item # 80300




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Customer Reviews

Hitch Adapter 2" to 1-1/4" Trailer Hitch Receiver - 7" Long - 80300

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (70 Customer Reviews)

Tow your light trailer or bike rack that has a 1-1/4" shank with your 2" hitch receiver when you simply insert this adapter. No need to change all your towing accesories or your hitch!

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The adapter seems to be of very good quality. Before looking at etrailer I'd been having a hard time finding adapters that had both the 5/8" hole (#3 pin) for attachment to my 2" trailer hitch, and a 1/2" diameter hole to attach the 1-1/4" bike rack. Some just had one size holes, others had terrible reviews. The fit is good, though there is some wiggle room. From all the reviews I've seen, ALL adapters have some movement, and the only solution is adding a locking collar, which I may do after I've tried it for a while (I just got it today). Bottom line, I'm happy with my purchase.


Comments
I used it last summer with my Thule bike rack and it worked perfectly. My only complaint is I wish it was a couple inches shorter since it does make the rack stick further out.
Robert - 08/15/2021


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Had to use grinder to shave it down in order to allow it to fit in the 2” opening. Wanted to use it for 1.25 inch bike rack … but it extended out too far from the car. Had to go with a shorter adapter.


Comments
I do have a shorter adapter available. It is part # HT02
Hitch Reducer 2" to 1-1/4" Trailer Hitch Receiver
$70.04
. The overall length of the adapter is seven inches and the center to center of the pin holes is three inches.
-- Etrailer Expert Jenny N - 02/16/2022


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Works really well so far. The main reason I got it was because it was the only adapter I could find that has the different sized holes for each end of the extender to hold the bike rack on right. So great job there!



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My hitch adapter has worked out well. I use it with my bike rake, it holds my bike rake out from my SUV about 7.5" which allows the back hatch door to open without putting my rack in the down position. It also works well with my 1-1/4' draw bar and allowing me to pull up to 3500#.



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I added the adapter to allow me to use a bike rack. The rack fits well with the adapter. My only issue is that the adapter sticks out quite far and I'm always banging my shin on it. Of course I could just remove it when not used



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Item was as advertised. Installation straight forward (sorry for the pun). Arrived promptly.



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What can I say, it’s a steel tube that reduces diameter. It is what it is supposed to be.



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The product works fine



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Easy peasy. Put it in, pin it, done. Fits great, works great. For what it's worth, I purchased this because I was moving from a 1 1/4 on my Miata (for a Thule Helium Pro bike rack), to a standard 2" on my new-ish Subaru. I went with this extended reducer because I was concerned that the shank of the bike rack would hit the pin on anything shorter before it could snap into the hole to secure it (the bike rack is a pressure fit with a long-ish shank that goes into the hitch). It does stick out a bit, but so does nearly every giant pick up truck with extended cab and a hitch :), so I just need to park smartly.



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Product is great. Just using for bike rack so it's way stronger than it needs to be.



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This product is a size adapter that solves a hitch problem. My old bike carrier now fits my new truck! I am a happy man! Thank you.


Comments
Very well, thank you. I am still satisfied!
James - 05/11/2019



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I spoke to sales agent Donna to order a hitch and associated equipment for a 2016 Honda CRV we just purchased. She was extremely helpful and knowledgeable about the products and recommended excellent options. Service was great and was shipped the same day and received complete box order in a few days. Great service and prices! A winner company!



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I used this hitch to accommodate some racking systems that I used on another vehicle. It worked perfectly and saved me from having to purchase new racks.



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Hi - thanks for checking in. I noticed the hitch adapter doesn’t come with a pin. Seems I would need a pin to use this? Thanks


Comments
As stated in the product description, the 1/2 inch, part # PC2
Pin and Clip for 1-1/4" Hitches - 1/2" Diameter
$11.31
and 5/8 inch, # PC3
Pin and Clip for 2" and 2-1/2" Hitches - 5/8" Diameter x 3-1/4" Span
$15.77
hitch pins are sold separately.
-- Etrailer Expert Mike L - 11/06/2018


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Fits perfectly, does the job. feels really solid and durable. One detail: it comes without nut + bolt and they don't tell you this in the description. So you need to go buy this too (local car supplied such as O' Reilly will have it).



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This was for a 4 person bike rack adapter on the back of our Buick Enclave works perfect slid right in and the pins went in no problem. I was very impressed with the web site having video and pictures it made it real easy to see exactly what I was getting. Delivery was here right on time. highly recommended.



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All components exactly as listed. Having [video] clips for mounting a hitch and wiring my 06 Odyssey was outstanding.



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Solid construction, easily fit in our existing 2 inch hitch. Used it for a bike rack with a 1 1/4 end and the extended sleeve gave plenty of clearance between the rack and the lift gate. Had to give it a dose of WD-40 because the fit was pretty snug but otherwise a great product.



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Poor quality control of manufactured item. The design is perfect for its job. But the final fabrication leaves a question as to quality. Let me explain: The gauge of metal used and its fabrication (welding)appears to be very satisfactory. But the hole drilled in the 2 inch shank to hold a 5/8 inch retaining pin was properly sized on one side but TOO SMALL on the other! I couldn't get a standard 5/8 inch pin through it. Thus I have to find someone to "ream out" the smaller hole before I can use product.....



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Worked great to convert a 2 inch hitch down to a smaller bike rack. My only complaint is that it is long and causes the bike rack to extend further from car then I would like.



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I cannot say enough good things about etrailer. Their product line and service is fantastic. The staff at etrailer is great. They stay in touch from the time you place your order until it arrives at its destination. They notify you with tracking information to give you a better idea as to when the order will arrive. The products they sell are all top notch. No cheaply made knock offs. I could not find the parts and pieces I needed for a project I was working on. I went to etrailer on line and they had everything I needed.



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Great I received in 3 day as expected. Just for bumper guard which I have a A 1-1/4 receiver. Thank you for the quick delivery



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This hitch adapter will allow me to use my bike rack (designed for 1 1/4 inch hitch) on my truck hitch receiver (2-inch). It's a great, inexpensive way to get double duty out of a single bike rack because we can now use it on two vehicles that have two different sized hitches.



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This adapter fits like a glove on both the 2" and 1-1/4" ends. Locking pin holes are in the correct locations for a perfect fit on my hitch and for my bike carrier going into the 1-1/4" end. Great product.



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I had a hard time finding the exact hitch adaptor I needed from many different suppliers on the internet. I was skeptical even when I found the etrailer.com website. Boy was I surprised! Their extensive inventory had many options for the adaptor I needed. The price was good, the shipping was reasonable and most of all, they had it On-Hand! Etrailer will be my first stop from now on! Thanks, Etrailer.com!


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    The 1-1/4" shank portion of the Tow Ready Hitch Adapter part # 80300 extends into the 2" portion 1-3/16". It is a hollow design allowing 1-1/4" accessories to be slid in and secured.
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    The smaller side of the Tow Ready # 80300 reducer extends 1-3/8" inside of the bigger side and is then welded on all four sides. This is a heavy-duty item! If you care to know, that leaves 5-5/8" on the big side open. I have attached a link to this page and to a video review.
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