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  • How to Lock B&W Tow & Stow 3-Ball Mount for 2-1/2 Inch Trailer Hitch Receiver
  • There is a way for you to not only lock the B&W Tow & Stow 3-Ball Mount - Compatible with GM MultiPro Tailgate - 2.5" Hitch - 14.5K # BWTS20067BMP to your 2-1/2 inch trailer hitch, but also the ball platform to the mount, and the hitch balls to the ball platform. All you need to lock it is the InfiniteRule Locking Pins for B & W Tow and Stow 10K and 14.5K Ball Mounts # 34061775-D. I have added a photo a customer sent in which shows how this works. It comes with four locks, one for...
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  • Ball Mount Recommendation for 2-1/2 Inch Hitch on 2019 Ford F-250 Super Duty
  • The ball mount I highly recommend for your 2019 Ford F-250 Super Duty that has a 2-1/2 inch trailer hitch receiver like the Curt # C15802 is the B&W Tow & Stow because of its high quality, stow-away design, and the fact it protects the ball mount platform from theft. The hitch ball platform of this mount actually flips underneath the shank to face your truck, saving you from accidentally slamming your leg into it when walking behind your F-250. Additionally, when the Tow & Stow is in your...
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  • Does The Curt Rebellion XD Shock Absorbing Adjustable Ball Mount Require A Minimum Tongue Weight
  • There is not an exact set minimum tongue weight for the Curt Rebellion XD Shock Absorbing Adjustable Ball Mount w/ 2" part # C45949-22516 however it is not going to be very effective on a light weight trailer. We have asked Curt before about lightweight trailers between 2k and 5k and they do agree there won't be enough tongue weight to compress the cushioned isolator so you would essentially be paying for something you can't use. I recommend to use the Convert-A-Ball Dual-Cushioned part...
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  • Comparing Flash Solid Steel HD Adjustable 2-Ball Mount and Curt Channel Adjustable 2-Ball Mount
  • The weight of the Flash Solid Steel HD Adjustable 2-Ball Mount # FA49-00-5625 that you referenced is 37 lbs, and the weight of the Curt # C45902 is 36 lbs. So in that regard they are essentially the same. They really are quite a bit alike in most ways. Same capacity at 20,000 lbs, both fit 2-1/2 inch hitches, both can do same amount of drop at 6 inches, both are highly reviewed by our customers, and both have very similar prices. I'd say the edge goes to the Curt though since it has...
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  • Can I Extend My Hitch Without Using TorkLift Hitch and SuperTruss Extension
  • The only other extension option we carry besides the Torklift SuperTruss extender that does not cut your tongue weight in half is an extra long ball mount. Traditional extensions such as part # C45796 cut the tongue weight capacity of the hitch on the truck in half because it creates extra leverage and movement in your towing setup. The only extra long ball mount we offer that is long enough for your setup is the Hidden Hitch ball mount part # 80232 at 15-3/4 inches long. That length...
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  • Lock Pin Recommendations/Options for B and W Tow N Stow Adjustable Ball Mount
  • We have just what you need to lock all of the pins of the B and W Tow n Stow Ball Mount part # BWTS10037B that you referenced with the part # 34061775-D. This comes with lock pin replacements for all of the platform pins as well as the hitch pin and they all use the same key as well. I attached a review video for this lock set for you to check out as well.
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  • Deciding Between the B&W Tow & Stow 3-Ball Mount with 4-1/2 Inch and 7 Inch Drop for a 2015 F-250
  • It sounds like you are trying to decide between the B&W Tow & Stow 3-Ball Mount part # BWTS20049B which has 7" of drop and the B&W Tow & Stow 3-Ball Mount part # BWTS20048B which has 4-1/2" of drop. If that is the case then you will need to do some measuring first. The first measurement will be taken from the ground to the top, inside edge of your trailer hitch receiver tube. The distance from the ground to the bottom of the trailer coupler while level will then need to be subtracted from...
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  • What Causes the Dual Locking Hitch Pins On the Weigh Safe 2-Ball Mounts To Break
  • In order to replace the dual locking hitch pins on a Weigh Safe 2-Ball Mount like part # WS8-2 you will need to use the Replacement Locking Dual Pin Assembly part # WS03 or the Locking Dual Pin Assembly and Hitch Pin Set part # WS06 if you want to make sure to match all the locks. I spoke with Weigh Safe about the dual hitch pins breaking and they informed me that it could be an issue with the pin alignment due to the holes becoming oblong therefore the solution would be a new platform,...
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  • Is There a Difference Between Curt Rebellion XD Ball Mounts With Different Size Hitch Balls
  • The only difference between the Curt Rebellion XD Shock Absorbing Adjustable Ball Mount with 2" and 2-5/16" Balls # C45949-22516 and the Curt Rebellion XD Shock Absorbing Adjustable Ball Mount with 2" Ball # C45949-2 is that one comes with a 2-5/16" hitch ball and the other does not (the other difference, of course, is the price, which is based on an algorithm that takes into account many different factors). Since you mentioned you need the one with both size hitch balls, you will need...
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  • Can Curt Rebellion XD Shock-Absorbing Ball Mount Be Used with Lighter Trailers
  • This is a really great question. I reached out to my contact at Curt and he said that while the Rebellion XD Shock-Absorbing Adjustable Ball Mount # C45949 is a really nice option for heavier tongue weights to help smooth out the ride, it's not going to provide much benefit for a lighter trailer like yours. Your boat simply isn't going to have enough tongue weight to really compress the cushioned isolator, so it's going to end up being a case of paying for something you won't actually use....
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  • Comparing the Convert-A-Ball Dual-Cushioned Ball Mount To Other Cushioned Ball Mounts
  • The Convert-A-Ball Dual-Cushioned, Adjustable Ball Mount part # CAB-UM is indeed an excellent option that will help improve the overall towing experience by decreasing the felt road shock in the tow vehicle. The Convert-A-Ball in particular as you mentioned provides both up and down as well as side to side support via the polyurethane core. The advantage of the polyurethane core over other products which use rubber like the Gen-Y Glyder Shock Absorbing Ball Mount part # 325-GH-12005 or...
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  • Compatibility of Stacked Receiver Ball Mounts with Weight Distribution Systems
  • It looks like you want to add the torsion mounted ball mount to your 2018 Silverado and yet want to be able to keep you Equal-I-zer weight distribution system. The Gen-Y Torsion 2-Ball Mount w/ Stacked Receivers - 2" Hitch - 5" Drop/Rise - 16K # 325-GH-1224 will work very well with that setup. The stacked receivers are able to use any weight distribution system utilizing the ball mount just like a receiver tube. If you want a stacked receiver without the torsion or at a different weight...
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  • Choosing the Right Ball Mount for 2019 F250 Super Duty Crew Cab
  • Adjustable ball mounts like the Weigh Safe # WS6-25 and # WS8-25 provide great flexibility to tow multiple trailers of differing heights. A good starting place is to determine the deepest drop you'll need. The attached diagram and help article can help a great deal in completing this. This is done by measuring from the ground up to the top of the hitch receiver opening for hitch height. To measure coupler height, measure from the ground to the bottom of the trailer's coupler. Subtract...
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  • Distance from Center of Hitch Pin Hole to Gusset On MaxxTow Adjustable Tri-Ball Mount
  • I don't have that dimension for the MaxxTow Adjustable Tri-Ball Mount part # MT70197 but I do have it for the Curt Multi-Ball Adjustable Ball Mount part # D900 which is similar. The distance from the center of the hitch pin hole to the start of the gusset is 4-1/4" which you can also see below. The Adjustable Ball Mount for 2" Hitches part # TK5007 which can be used with the Tow Ready Interchangeable Hitch Ball Set part # 63803 will give you about 6" from the center of the hitch pin...
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  • Can Longer Shank Be Used With Buyer's Products 3371802225 Adjustable Ball Mount
  • The longest shank we offer is part # EQ90-02-4600 from Equal-i-zer which is 18 inches long overall or 14 inches from the center of the hitch pin hole to the centers of the adjustment holes on the shank. As it sits, the center of the hitch pin hole to center of trailer ball hole on the # 3371802225 is 16 inches. If the # EQ90-02-4600 shank is used, that distance would be about 21-5/8. The series of height adjustment holes are spaced the same on the # EQ90-02-4600 shank, so It would work...
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  • GM Multi-Pro Tailgate Compatible B & W Tow & Stow Ball Mount for 2020 GMC Sierra 2500 Denali
  • The original B&W Tow & Stow, like the # BW54FR didn't work well with your tailgate, as the front face of the shank would contact the tailgate which isn't good. The excellent news is that B&W has developed a Tow & Stow model that WILL work with your Multi-Pro tailgate, part # BWTS20067BMP. Right now, the 3 ball model is only available in a 7 inch drop, but if that's sufficient for your needs it would be an excellent choice that won't dent the tailgate on your truck.
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  • Locking Pin For Adjustment Connector of Fastway Flash Solid Steel HD Adjustable Ball Mount
  • For your Flash Solid Steel HD Adjustable 2-Ball Mount - 2.5" Hitch - 10" Drop, 9" Rise - 20K # FA49-00-5925, you will want the Hitch Lock and Adjustment Pin Lock Set for 2-1/2" Flash Solid Steel HD Adjustable Ball Mounts # FA86-00-4225 which gives you the 5/8 diameter for the hitch receiver lock and the 3/4 inch diameter for the adjustment pin lock
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  • Recommended Ball Mount for 2-1/2 Inch Hitch With Pintle Hook and Hitch Ball Attachment
  • It sounds like you are looking for an adjustable ball mount that has both a hitch ball and pintle hook combo. If that is the case then we have the perfect option for you in the Curt Pintle Hook part # C45908 which comes with a pintle hook/ball combo and can be used with a standard trailer coupler when the Replacement 2" and 2-5/16" Dual-Sided Ball part # C45923 is added. This setup is designed specifically for 2-1/2" trailer hitch receivers and offers up to 6" of drop. Unfortunately,...
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  • How to Determine Drop of Adjustable Ball Mount Needed
  • To determine the amount of rise/drop you'll need, take a measurement from the inside top edge of the hitch receiver tube to the ground. Then, measure from the bottom of the trailer coupler to the ground. The difference between the two numbers will be the rise of drop you need. If the hitch sits taller than the trailer coupler, you'll need a drop. If the coupler sits taller, you'll need a ball mount with a rise. I'll link to a help article that shows exactly how to do this. Here's a couple...
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  • B and W Tow & Stow Adjustable Ball Mount to Fit with GM MultiPro Tailgate
  • B and W actually made specific versions of their Tow and Stow adjustable ball mounts that fit with the GM MultiPro tailgates with the part # BW64FR for a 3 ball setup that fits the 2 inch hitch size, part # BWTS20067BMP for the same thing but for a 2.5 inch hitch, part # BW44FR for a dual ball setup for the 2 inch hitch or # BWTS20066BMP for same for 2.5 inch hitch.
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  • How To Carry 2 54lb Electric Bikes With Malone MicroSport Trailer
  • I may have another option for you, but unfortunately there is not a way to carry two 54lb electric bikes on the Malone MicroSport Trailer for 2 Fat Bikes and 2 Kayaks # MPG461KB you were looking at as the included bike racks have a 33lb weight rating as you mentioned, and there are no compatible bike racks with a weight rating high enough. The option I recommend is using the Curt Multipurpose Ball Mount with 2" Receiver for Bike Racks and Cargo Carriers # D210 which will allow you to...
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  • Long Ball Mount and Hitch Extension for 2000 Ford Excursion with Dual Rear-Mount Spare Tires
  • The extra-long 2-inch ball mount we offer, part # 80232 from Draw-Tite, is 15-3/4-inches long and may give you the clearance you need at your dual rear-mounted spare tires to let you use a friction sway control unit like # 83660 on a bracket # RP26003. If you measure from the center of your hitch pin hole rearward 15-3/4-inches that point will be where the center of the hitch ball hole will be. Do note however that this ball mount is rated for 6000-lbs gross trailer weight and 600-lbs...
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  • Availability of Curt Ball Mount # C45070 with Ball
  • For the Curt Ball Mount (4" Rise and 6" Drop) # C45070 that comes with a hitch ball you can use part # C45065 for a 2-5/16" ball or # C45064 for a 2" ball. Both options feature the same 7,500 pound towing weight capacity. Just keep in mind that the hitch ball does come pre-torqued from the factory with the unit in the drop position. It will require a bit of force to remove the ball so that you can flip the mount but you can certainly do this if needed. Otherwise you can simply order...
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  • Proper Ball Mount Drop for a 2020 Ram 2500
  • We have an adjustable ball mount for you. First, though, the BulletProof Adjustable Ball Mount that you referenced, part # HD258, has only an 8" drop. Unfortunately, that is not enough for your lowest trailer. The top of your receiver to the ground is 23-1/4". The bottom of the coupler to the ground of your lowest trailer is 14". This means you need a drop of at least 9-1/4". Luckily, BulletProof has the exact same ball mount that you were looking at with a 10" drop. The part number...
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  • How are Hitch Balls Secured to Mount on Flash Solid Steel Adjustable Ball Mount
  • I reached out to the manufacturer who said the hitch balls on the Flash Solid Steel Adjustable Ball Mounts are a solid piece that has a bolt running through it inside the mount. What this means is that there is zero chance of it coming apart while you are towing your trailer. Simply abide by the capacities of the hitch and it is extremely safe. There are a number of Flash Solid Steel Ball Mounts, each of which comes with a 2" and 2-51/6" hitch balls and the correct one for your needs...
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  • Locking Pins for Mount of B&W Tow & Stow 2-Ball Mount
  • Yes, there are locking pins available for the ball mount portion of the B&W Tow & Stow ball mounts, and they will fit the 10,000 lb capacity and 14,500 lb capacity Tow & Stow ball mounts. The correct part is the InfiniteRule Locking Pins for B & W Tow and Stow 10K and 14.5K Ball Mounts # 34061775-D. This actually comes with four locks, one to secure the entire ball mount to your hitch receiver, two to secure the ball platform to the ball mount, and one to secure the balls to the ball...
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  • What Size Drop for Weigh Safe Ball Mount
  • For your 2019 F250 I recommend the Weigh Safe 2-Ball Mount w/ Built-In Scale with 10" Drop, 11" Rise # WS10-25. It's ideal to have your trailer level when towing, but sometimes that's not easily possible. Having the nose point up too much, can cause the tongue weight to be low enough that the trailer may begin to sway, so nose down is a better option. The ball mount has adjustments in 1" increments, so you'll be able to hook up almost perfectly level to both of your trailers. It has...
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  • Determining if Weight Distribution System is Needed for 2019 Ford F-350 and 13,500 Pound Trailer
  • The B&W Tow & Stow 2-Ball Mount # BWTS20037B referenced in your question features a 14,500 pound towing capacity when used with the 2-5/16 inch ball so it certainly has the capacity needed to tow a 13,500 pound trailer. This is designed to fit into a 2-1/2 inch hitch receiver which is what your F-350 should be equipped with. If you are wondering if just using a standard ball mount like this is sufficient instead of going with a weight distribution system and adjustable shank, it will...
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  • Dimensions of the Lock N Roll Articulating Adjustable Hitch
  • I spoke with my contact at Lock N Roll about the Lock N Roll Articulating Hitch part # 336VS503505 and they were not quite sure what measurements you are looking for nor was I. That said, I went out to our warehouse for you and jotted down a few dimensions on the above in hopes these were what you were looking for. If it is not please try to further clarify this for me and I would be happy to remeasure this for you. I have attached a photo below with the dimensions I think you are looking...
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  • Will Stabilizer Jack Leg Fit in MaxxTow Adjustable-Height Ball Mount
  • I went to take some measurements for you and found the leg of the Square Drop Leg Stabilizer Jack # SJ-R208 measured 1-1/4" outside to outside of the leg itself and 1-1/2" for the mounting bracket. The tube portion of the MaxxTow Adjustable-Height Ball Mount # MT70068 that accepts the ball mount measures about 2-1/2" from outside to outside and 2-1/8" inside to inside. So the stabilizer jack leg would physically fit inside the ball mount; the only issue is that the pull pin from the...
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  • How to Determine Correct Rise or Drop for B&W Tow & Stow 2-Ball Mount
  • Determining how to get the correct rise or drop is actually pretty simple and only requires two measurements. If you get the largest rise and drop you could wind up with more ball mount than necessary. In order to choose the correct ball mount, there are a couple measurements you'll need to take. First, make sure both your vehicle and trailer are parked on level ground; you'll then want to measure from the ground to the top of the inside of your hitch receiver. Next, measure from the...
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  • Recommended Trailer Locks To Secure Trailer With Lock N Roll Coupler
  • For the vehicle side of the hitch like the Lock N Roll Articulating Trailer Hitch for 2" Receivers # 336VS501 you can use the etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver Lock for 2" Hitches # e98880 to secure the hitch to your vehicle. The Lock N Roll coupler does not have a lock made for it, or a place where you could attach a lock. Since it is not a very common coupler and requires a special hitch to tow it, the chance of someone having a compatible hitch is unlikely as long as you keep yours...
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  • Cushioned Shank For Use With Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution System
  • We do have an option for you, though there isn't a standalone cushioned ball mount like the Curt Rebellion XD Shock Absorbing Adjustable Ball Mount # C45949-22516 that is compatible or rated for use with a weight distribution system. What you can use instead is a cushioned shank that is compatible with your Equal-i-zer weight distribution system; the Gen-Y Torsion Weight Distribution Shank will mount directly in your trailer hitch and you'll simply replace your Equal-i-zer's shank with...
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  • Does Ball Platform of B and W Tow n Stow part # BWTS30049B Require Locks
  • Actually the B and W Tow n Stow part # BWTS30049B that you have has a locking mechanism built into the channel which would prevent the platform from getting removed. This is because the slot in the shank is positioned in such a way that the collar on your hitch will block the pin on the platform from being able to leave the channel. Even if the pins holding the ball mount platform in place are removed, the platform will still be confined to this channel.
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  • Adjustable Ball Mount Options For Bumper Clearance and 9 Of Rise
  • I do have an options for you but the Flash Solid Steel Adjustable 2-Ball Mount part # FA49-00-5900 measures 3-3/4" from the hitch pin hole to upright portion of the ball mount so it will not clear the bumper of the Chrysler Town and Country. These measurements can be found in the video of the Flash Solid Adjustable ball mount that I have attached. I recommend the Convert-A-Ball Adjustable Ball Mount for 2" Hitches part # TK5007 which provides 9" Rise to 10-1/4" Drop and can be used with...
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  • Adjustable Ball Mount Recommendation for 2017 Ford F-350
  • It sounds like from your history on our site that you're looking for an adjustable ball mount for your 2017 Ford F-350. Of the three ball mounts you looked at, parts # MD206, # FA49-00-5625,and # FA42-00-2825 I like the Fastway # FA42-00-2825 because it has a slightly higher amount of travel in the rise and drop but more importantly is completely aluminum causing it to be lighter and resistant to corrosion. The # FA42-00-2825 fits a 2-1/2 inch receiver so if your truck has 2 inch...
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  • Does the BulletProof Hitches Adjustable 2-Ball Mount Come With a Hitch Pin
  • The BulletProof Hitches Adjustable 2-Ball Mount part # MD206 does not come with a hitch pin as that is how it is offered from the manufacturer. It will accept a standard hitch pin like part # PC3 but I recommend protecting your investment with locking hitch pins part # 34061674-D or just part # 34061074-D.
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  • Trailer Hitch for 2005 Toyota Corolla
  • The trailer hitches that fit your 2005 Toyota Corolla are all Class I hitches, and with that class of hitch, the manufacturers have a specific ball mount which is required, and it must be in a particular position. For example, I recommend the Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch Receiver # 24913 for your 2005 Corolla, and the required ball mount is the Draw-Tite Drawbar # 3593, which must be in the rise position only, as you can see by the cut out of the linked installation instructions I added....
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  • Weight Capacities Of B&W Tow & Stow 3-Ball Mount
  • I believe you are asking about a lesser capacity for the B&W Tow & Stow 3-Ball Mount part # BWTS20067BMP. Just so that you are aware, the 1-7/8" ball of this B&W Tow & Stow does have a capacity of 3,500 lbs. While the 2" ball has a 7,500 lb capacity and the 2-5/16" ball has a 14,500 lbs capacity. This particular B&W Tow & Stow fits a 2-1/2" hitch receiver. All of the B&W Tow & Stow 3-ball mounts are rated for these capacities per ball size. If you are asking about a smaller rise and...
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  • Comparing Gen-Y and Curt Shock Dampening Ball Mounts
  • It sounds like you are trying to get the best hitch mounted suspension for your vehicle to not transfer the shock. The Gen-Y Glyder Shock Absorbing Ball Mount for 2" Hitches - 2" Drop, 3-1/2" Rise - 7K # 325-GH-12001 will absolutely work better for that based on design than the Curt RockerBall Anti-Rattle Towing Kit - 2" Ball - 8-1/4" Long Mount - 7,500 lbs # C63KR. Both will absorb some shock with the dampening technology.
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  • Rise and Drop of Gen-Y Glyder Shock Absorbing Ball Mount
  • I confirmed that the Gen-Y Glyder Shock Absorbing Ball Mount for 2" Hitches # 325-GH-12001 does have a 3-1/2 inch rise and 2 inch drop. Or, for a maximum 8 inch rise and 6 inch drop you can add the Replacement Ball Platform for Gen-Y Glyder Ball Mount # 325-GH-12010. This will give you a much smoother ride than a traditional ball mount due to its inner bar that is surrounded by rubber cords to absorb the shock that occurs when towing. For a hitch ball with this mount you can use either...
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  • Does the Lock n Roll Articulating Hitch Work for Light Trailers?
  • While we have hitches and ball mounts, the Lock N Roll Articulating Trailer Hitch for 2" Receivers - Vehicle Side # 336VS501 and Trailer Side # 336TS528 is unique in its design and we don't have other articulating hitches like it. The good news is that this can also be used for your light trailer. The max weight limit is 11,000 lbs but it has no minimum weight limit. If you want to use it for its articulating design that is great for off-roading or for its unique latching system that...
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  • Are There Any Made in the U.S.A. Heavy Duty Ball Mounts for 2" Receivers Available?
  • No. While Curt is an American company and manufactures a great deal of their products in the U.S.A., the Heavy Duty Forged Ball Mounts like the # C45340 is not one of those products. If you're looking for a ball mount that is made in the U.S.A., the B&W Heavy-Duty Ball Mount # BWBMHD30010 has a 16,000-lbs capacity and the same 1" rise/2" drop as the Curt model you were looking at.
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  • Dimensions of the Lock N Roll Articulating Trailer Hitch
  • I went out to measure the Lock N Roll Articulating Trailer Hitch for 2" Receivers - Vehicle Side # 336VS501 and found the distance from the center of the hitch pin hole to the back of the latching mechanism is about 6", the length from the center of the hitch pin hole to the end of the receiver is about 11" and the overall length is approximately 13-3/4". Like the title says this the vehicle side of the ball mount and will need a trailer side coupler such as the Lock N Roll Articulating...
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  • How To Choose Between 5" or 7" B&W Tow & Stow 3-Ball Mount for Ground Clearance
  • In regards to the B&W Tow & Stow 3-Ball Mount part # BWTS10048B for 5" or part # BWTS10049B for 7", the distance from the top of the shank to the bottom of the upright while the hitch balls are stowed away is 8.5" for the 5" drop version and 10.5" for the 7" drop version. If you were towing with the hitch balls in the lowest position that would reduce ground clearance by another .5". This should then help with your decision. I have attached a photo to clarify these on the 5" drop version. ...
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  • Solution to Allow 2015 Toyota Tundra to Tow Trailer and Carry Motorcycle Carrier
  • I think I might have a solution you'd like but there isn't a dual hitch adapter that's going to have the capacity needed for the weight of your bike and carrier plus the tongue weight of your trailer. What you could do is install a front hitch on your 2015 Toyota Tundra with the Draw Tite part # 65080 and then use a motorcycle carrier like part # E98873 and you'd be able to still tow your trailer. Since that would be quite a bit of weight on the front suspension I'd also recommend the...
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  • Anti-Rattle for TowSmart Towing Starter Kit for 2 Inch Hitches
  • The TowSmart kit is not going to have additional rattle due to it's shape, but without an anti-rattle device, all ball mounts are going to be subject to some movement and noise. Due to that, I do recommend adding an accessory to limit the rattling of the TowSmart Towing Starter Kit for 2" Hitches # TS64FR. The perfect option for this is the etrailer Anti-Rattle Hitch Stabilizer for 2" Hitches # e99007. It's a simple clamp-on device that tightens the shank in your hitch to minimize...
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  • Locking Pins for B&W Tow and Stow To Fit a 3 Inch Receiver Tube
  • The B&W Tow & Stow 3-Ball Mount only needs one hitch pin lock, part # WS05 if you have a 5/8" hitch pin hole. The reason for this is that the hitch balls on the B&W Tow & Stow Ball Mount cannot be removed with the ball mount in the receiver tube due to the integrated channel. Therefore, it is not necessary to have locking hitch pins in the adjustment holes.
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  • Is etrailer Ball Mount Kit 989891 Matte Black Like Trailer Hitch e98850
  • The etrailer Ball Mount Kit for 2" Hitches # 989891 does not have the same matte black powder coat finish as the etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver # e98850. The ball mount is a bit glossier so they aren't a perfect match but it will be pretty difficult to tell the hitch and ball mount apart unless someone is really trying to find a difference. The ball mount kit is an exceptional value because it includes a ball mount with 3/4" rise or 2" drop, a pair of hitch balls (2" and 1-7/8"),...
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  • How to Choose Correct Rise/Drop in a Ball Mount to Tow Level Enclosed Tandem Axle Trailer
  • To select the correct ball mount that will allow you to tow level, you must take two measurements into consideration. First, measure from the ground (on level ground) to the top inside portion of your square hitch receiver opening. Second, measure from the ground (on level ground) to the bottom flat portion of your trailer coupler. Using a trailer level like the Hopkins Cross-Check Trailer Level # HM09615 will help ensure you get the most accurate measurements. Next, simply calculate...
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  • Can You Add a Pintle Hook To the B&W Tow & Stow 3-Ball Mount for 2-1/2 Inch Hitches
  • I do have options for you but there is not a pintle hook adapter for the B&W Tow & Stow 3-Ball Mount part # BWTS20048B so the only way to obtain a pintle hook with the Tow & Stow feature is to purchase the B&W Tow & Stow Pintle Hook with 2-5/16" Ball part # BWTS10056 separately and then use the B&W Hitch Receiver Reducer Sleeve part # BWRHXA2182 with this. That said, if you purchase the Curt Pintle Hook with 2-5/16" Ball part # C45908 and the Replacement 2" and 2-5/16" Dual-Sided Ball...
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  • Does B&W Tow & Stow Fit 2020 Ram 3500 With Factory 2-1/2 Inch Hitch Receiver
  • I can confirm for you that the B&W Tow & Stow 2-Ball Mount will fit a factory 2-1/2" trailer hitch receiver on a 2020 Ram 3500. This has capacities of 7,500 lbs with the 2" ball or 14,500 lbs with the 2-5/16" ball, and a maximum rise of 4-1/2" or maximum drop of 5". It is available in your choice of Black or Chrome: - Black: B&W Tow & Stow 2-Ball Mount # BWTS20037B - Chrome: B&W Tow & Stow 2-Ball Mount # BWTS20037C I also recommend locking pins, and you can lock both the platform...
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  • Recommended Locks for the BulletProof Hitches Adjustable 2-Ball Mount for 2 Hitch
  • Yes, we do offer locking pins for the BulletProof Hitches Adjustable 2-Ball Mount for 2" Hitch part # MD206. These can be purchased individually with part # 34061074-D or as a set using part # 34061674-D. The set gives you the same key for all three locks. The pins will work in any of the three holes on the ball mount.
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  • How to Lock BulletProof Hitches 2-Ball Mount to Receiver and Lock Ball Mount to Shank
  • The BulletProof Hitches Adjustable 2-Ball Mount for 2" Hitch - 6" Drop/Rise - 22,000 lbs # HD206 is an investment for sure, so I absolutely understand wanting to keep it protected when it's on your truck. We do have what you need to do exactly that. To lock both the ball mount to the shank, and the shank to the receiver, what you need is the InfiniteRule Locking Pins for BulletProof Ball Mount # 34061674-D. This includes three locking pins (two for the ball mount and one for the shank),...
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  • Can Hitch Ball Platform on 180 Hitch Adjustable Ball Mount for 3 Inch Trailer Hitches be Reversed
  • Yes, the ball platform on the 180 Hitch 2-Ball Mount # LTB6-3 can be reversed so the hitch ball platform is under the truck. This 2-ball mount fits in 3 inch trailer hitches and has a reversible hitch ball platform with a 2 inch hitch ball (8,000 lb capacity) and 2-5/16 inch hitch ball (21,000 lb capacity). The ball platform is secured to the shank with the included pin locks though I do recommend using the Weigh Safe Hitch Receiver Lock # WS05 to lock the ball mount to your trailer...
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  • Is there a Convert a Ball Hitch with Pintle Hook and 2 inch ball Capabilities Available?
  • I checked with Curt who confirmed you can replace the 2 5/16 inch ball with a 2 inch ball # C48820 as needed with the Curt Pintle Hook with 2-5/16" Ball - 2-1/2" Hitches - 20,000 lbs # C45908. If you prefer the Convert-A-Ball option like you mentioned, the Pintle Hook Combo with 3 Stainless Steel Balls - Bolt On - 25,000 lbs Item # PH1 is my recommendation. The hitch comes with 3 ball sizes: 1-7/8", 2" and 2-5/16" and has a towing capacity for 2" and 2-5/16" hitch balls between 3,500-10,000...
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  • Which Weigh Safe Adjustable Ball Mount for 2019 GMC 2500HD 2-1/2 Hitch
  • Car trailers tend to sit pretty low to make it as easy as possible to load the cars without scraping. So the Weigh Safe Adjustable Ball Mount with Scale I recommend is the part # WS8-25 which fits the 2-1/2 inch hitch, can do up to an 8 inch drop and has a built in scale that goes up to 2,200 lbs.
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  • Stainless Steel 2” or 2 5/16” Ball Recommendation for the Curt Heavy Duty Forged Ball Mount
  • We have both options available for you the Curt 2" Hitch Ball part # C69FR and the Curt 2-5/16" Hitch Ball part # C49FR are both compatible. They offer the 1-1/4" shank required for the Curt Heavy Duty Forged Ball Mount for 3" Hitches part # C45431. They also have the shank length that you will require.
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  • Will Adjustable Tri-Ball Hitch 3371802225 Fit With Tri-Ball Hitch and Hook 3371802208
  • From your description it sounds like you are talking about the weldment that comes with the Buyers Products Adjustable Tri-Ball Hitch - Solid Shank # 3371802225 (see attached picture) which is part # 3373001727 and the Buyers Products Tri-Ball Hitch # 3371802208. I went out to the warehouse to see if these 2 parts are compatible with each other but found that the butt end of the Tri-Ball Hitch extended too far past the hitch pin hole so they won't fit together. I do have an alternative...
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  • Does Curt Rebellion XD Shock Absorbing Adjustable Ball Mount come with 2 5/16 Ball Installed?
  • The Curt Rebellion XD Shock Absorbing Adjustable Ball Mount # C45949-2516 comes with a 2- 5/16" ball, but it is not pre-installed. This is a great option for anyone towing heavier loads up to 15k lbs. or who pulls multiple trailers with different heights. The ball mount does not come with a hitch pin. If you do not already have one, I recommend the MaxxTow Hitch Receiver Lock part # MT96FR to keep the slick black look and provide additional security. Check out the videos below for an...
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  • Will the Curt Ball Mount part # C45902 Work with the Curt Pintle Hook part # C45902
  • Yes the Curt Pintle Hook with 2-5/16" Hitch Ball part # C45922 is designed to be used with the Curt Adjustable 2-Ball Mount part # C45902. The ball mount has the three inch channel that the pintle hook requires to work. You will use the pins for the ball set for the pintle hook as well.
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  • Does Curt Rebellion XD Shock Absorbing Adjustable Ball Mount Come Without Hitch Balls
  • Yes, the ball mount by itself (without hitch balls) of the Curt Rebellion XD Shock Absorbing Adjustable Ball Mount w/ 2" and 2-5/16" Balls # C45949-22516 is definitely available; you simply need the Curt Rebellion XD Shock-Absorbing Adjustable Ball Mount # C45949. Just keep in mind you will still need the Curt Hitch Lock - 2" and 2-1/2" Hitches # C23519 in order to secure the ball mount to your hitch. I have added a link to a video review of the Rebellion XD which I recommend checking...
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  • Will The Hidden Hitch Ball Mount 80232 Work With Curt Clamp-On 3 Bike Rack
  • Yes, The Hidden Hitch Ball Mount part # 80232 is ideal for the Curt Clamp-On 3 Bike Rack part # C18013. The Curt C18013 requires a 2 inch ball mount so this one is perfect and measures 15-3/4 inches Long so it provides a lot of clearance. Our extra long ball mounts only come in 2 inches but if you are asking about the 2 inch drop then we do carry the Curt Ball Mount part # D-28 that measures 14-1/4" Long with a 6 inch drop. If you need less drop than 6 inch we carry, 13 inch Long Curt...
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  • Will B&W Tow & Stow Fit with Towtector on a 2019 Ford F-250
  • It depends on the B&W Tow & Stow that you use, but generally speaking you will have enough room as the Towtector mud flaps need 1-1/2" of the shank. For example, the Tow & Stow # BWTS20049B fits just fine with the Rock Tamers # ERT00110 which need 1" of room on the shank. I actually had a chance to install this combo on a 2020 Ford F-250 and there would have been enough room for an extra 1/2". Just so you can double check things on your end, the Tow & Stow # BWTS20049B measures 3" from...
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  • Lock Recommendation for Gen-Y Adjustable 2-Ball Mount w/ Stacked Receivers for 3 Hitch
  • The lock set you need for the Gen-Y Adjustable 2-Ball Mount w/ Stacked Receivers for 3" Hitch # 325-GH-1723 to lock the hitch pin, the ball mount pin, and the pintle lip is the part # 34061080-D for the hitch pin and part # 34061573-D for the rest of the ball mount. These are all keyed alike so all locks would use the same key.
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  • Recommended Ball Mount with at Least 10" Length from Hitch Pin Hole to Ball Mount Hole
  • The Buyers Products Double-Ball Hitch # 3371802215 is right round 7-3/4" from the center of the hitch pin hole to the center of the hitch balls, so it may not provide the clearance you're looking to achieve. For that reason you may want to have a look at the Draw-Tite Ball Mount # 40343, which has 10-1/2" from the center of the hitch pin hole to the center of the ball mount hole. This ball mount has a 6000-lbs capacity and requires a hitch ball with a 1" shank diameter like the # 63845...
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  • Trailer Ball Shank Diameter Needed for Weigh Safe WSFH2-2 Ball Mount with Scale
  • The Weight Safe # WSFH2-2 ball mount accepts a trailer ball with a 1 inch diameter shaft. For a 2-5/16 inxh ball use # 63847, # 63845 for a 2 inch ball or # 19261 for a 1-7/8 inch ball.
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  • How To Choose the Correct Gen-Y Ball Mount for a 2020 Chevy Silverado 3500 High Country
  • In order to choose the correct Gen-Y Adjustable 2-Ball Mount you will need to know your rise and drop requirements. In order to find your rise and drop requirements you'll need to measure from the ground to the top inside edge of the receiver tube on the vehicle and then from the ground to the bottom of the trailer coupler on the trailer while level. The Gen-Y Adjustable 2-Ball Mount w/ Stacked Receivers part # 325-GH-1623 that you were looking at offers up to a 6" rise/drop. If you need...
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  • 10 inch Drop Ball Mount to Use with Lifted GMC Sierra Towing Trailer that is 15 inches From Ground
  • Based on what you mentioned it does seem like you'd need a 10 inch drop ball mount but you'd need to make sure you are measuring in the same places as what our rise/drops are rated at. You'd need to measure from the top of the hitch opening down to the ground as well as from the bottom of the coupler lip to the ground. If that checks out as 10 inches the # LTB10-2 with the lock kit part # WS06 would be a really great option.
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  • Can 180 Hitch 2-Ball Mount Be Used on 2017 Ford F-150 with 6 inch Lift
  • The 180 Hitch 2-Ball Mount w/ Stainless Steel Balls - 2" Hitch # LTB6-2 would be an excellent choice for an adjustable ball mount for your Ford truck with a 6 inch lift as long as you'd only ever need up to a 6 inch drop. For an 8 inch drop you'd then want the part # LTB8-2 instead or 10 inch drop part # LTB10-2. If you are unsure how much drop you'd need check out the help article I attached that details how and where to measure to get the amount needed.
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  • Recommendation to Help Back and Forth Movement in Trailer Hitch While Towing
  • To help alleviate the back and forth chucking you are experiencing with your 2 inch receiver there are a couple of things I recommend doing. First is to use a cushioned ball mount, the Convert-A-Ball, which is designed to reduce this type of movement and additional road shock with its polyurethane cushioning interior; if you take a look at the accompanying diagram it displays the cushioned inside of the ball mount. I will list the different rise and drop available for this ball mount below....
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  • Recommended Dual Ball Mount for a 2016 Ford F-350 Super Duty with an 8 Fabtech Lift
  • When looking for a proper ball mount for towing you need to make sure it has the correct drop so that your trailer tows level. To choose the correct drop for your towing setup you need to measure from the ground to the top of the inside of your receiver and then from the ground to the bottom of your trailer coupler (be sure to take measurements on level ground). Since your hitch height will be greater you will need a ball mount with a drop. We do have the B&W Tow & Stow # BWTS10043B...
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  • Locks that Can Be Used with Lock N Roll Articulating Hitch Setups
  • Since the Lock N Roll Articulating Hitch # 336VS503505 that you referenced has a hollow shank you can use the hitch lock/anti-rattle device # 63232 as a really great lock setup that will also prevent any rattling of the accessory in your hitch. The matching trailer side coupler is the part # 336TS528 for a pole tongue trailer or # 336TS504 for an a-frame style coupler. This type of coupler does not have a lock made for it but the good news is that it's so unique the likelihood of a...
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  • Locks For Securing Curt Rebellion XD Shock Absorbing Adjustable Ball Mount With 2 & 2-5/16 Balls
  • I can absolutely help you as there are a lot of standalone options, but we do have exactly what you are looking for, which are the following: - Curt Rebellion XD Shock Absorbing Adjustable Ball Mount with 2" and 2-5/16" Balls # C57UR - Lock Set for Curt Rebellion XD Ball Mount # C78CR This lock set comes with two locks, one is a lock that secures the ball mount in your hitch, and the other is a lock for the pins on the hitch ball platform, which locks the platform to the shank....
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  • Recommended B&W Tow & Stow 3-Ball Mount for 2020 Chevy Silverado 2500 with 3" Hitch
  • The B&W Tow & Stow 3-Ball Mount part # BWTS30049B is perfect for a 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 with 3" receiver tube opening. For a lock, you can use the Weigh Safe Hitch Receiver Lock part # WS05. In regards to anti-rattle, there aren't any options for the 3" hitch but it really won't be needed.
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  • Weigh Safe Adjustable Ball Mount With Scale For a 2" Receiver With a Non Locking Hitch Pin
  • The Weigh Safe 2-Ball Mount w/ Built-In Scale # WS4-2 is a great option to keep your trailer level when towing with your 2004 Toyota Land Cruiser. When the shank is mounted in the rise position you can position the ball in a 1", 2", 3", 4", or 5" rise, or can be flipped for a drop of 0", 1", 2", 3", or 4". Depending on the amount of sag you have when connected to your trailer you may be more level with a 2" rise over a 1" rise. I recommend the Master Lock Pivot Lock Hitch Pin # ML1465DAT...
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  • How To Obtain Matching Hitch Pin Lock for 180 Hitch 2-Ball Mount
  • The 180 Hitch 2-Ball Mount w/ Stainless Balls part # LTB8-25 comes with a lock and key for the ball platform but not the hitch pin. If you would like one for the hitch pin you can use the Weigh Safe Hitch Receiver Lock part # WS05. This would make for two separate keys to unlock, one for the ball platform and one for the hitch pin. If you want to get a matching key for both the hitch pin and ball platform the only way to do this is with the Locking Dual Pin Assembly and Hitch Pin Set part...
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  • What is the Hitch Pin Hole Diameter on 3 Inch Ball Mounts
  • The 180 Hitch 2-Ball Mount w/ Stainless Balls - 3" Hitch - 6" Drop, 6" Rise - 21K # LTB6-3 has a 5/8 inch hitch pin hole. I recommend using the Weigh Safe Hitch Receiver Lock for 2", 2-1/2", and 3" Hitches - 3-1/2" Span # WS05 which is that 5/8 inch pin designed to secure this ball mount. The B&W Tow & Stow 3-Ball Mount - 3" Hitch - 7-1/2" Drop, 7" Rise - 21K - Black # BWTS30049B also has the 5/8 inch diameter hitch pin hole, so I recommend using that same lock. The Draw-Tite Super...
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  • Will Weigh Safe Ball Mount # WS4-2 Fit Hitch 2019 Subaru Ascent
  • Yes the Weigh Safe Ball Mount # WS4-2 would work well in the hitch of a 2019 Subaru Ascent as this is a 2 inch hitch ball mount which is the size hitch that fits the vehicle like the Curt # C25VR.
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  • Correct Size Weigh Safe Ball Mount for 2019 Ford F-350 Dually
  • Based on my research your 2019 Ford F-350 Dually would have come from the factory with a 3 inch trailer hitch receiver. With that being said I highly recommend taking a quick measurement on the receiver opening just to be sure as there are trim levels available for the F-350 that included a 2-1/2 inch receiver as well. If you do indeed have the 3 inch receiver then the Weigh Safe 2-Ball Mount # WS6-3 that you referenced will work perfectly. If you find you have the 2-1/2 inch receiver...
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  • How to Carry 4 Bikes on a Rack While Towing a Boat Trailer
  • I believe you are referring to the answer that says to use the Curt Multipurpose Ball Mount with 2" Receiver for Bike Racks and Cargo Carriers, part # D210, along with a bike rack in the upper 2" receiver to be able to carry your bikes while towing. This can be done, but there are some things to keep in mind. First, this ball mount has a 2" drop, so you will need to be sure this is acceptable for your trailer's coupler. Second, the total amount of tongue weight this ball mount can handle...
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  • Recommended 1200lb TTW Rated Weight Distribution Hitch Compatible W/ BulletProof 10" Ball Mount
  • I would be happy to recommend a weight distribution system that will work with the BulletProof Hitches Adjustable 2-Ball Mount for 2" Hitch - 10" Drop/Rise - 22,000 lbs # HD2010 you were looking at. You are correct that you will need the Weight Distribution Shank for BulletProof Hitches Adjustable Ball Mount # 358WEIGHTDIST, but the correct weight distribution system will be dependent on your total tongue weight which is the tongue weight of your fully loaded and ready to tow trailer...
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  • Does Tongue Weight Sag Get Factored In When Picking Out Rise/Drop Ball Mount
  • This is a really great question! So ideally you have the trailer sitting as level as possible when you are towing. So that means that if your vehicle suspension is going to sag with the tongue weight of your trailer on the ball mount you'd want to compensate for that with the amount of rise/drop ball mount you select. How this normally works out is that you determine the drop needed (in your case 8 inches) and then go with a ball mount slightly higher like the Curt part # C45100 which...
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  • Changing Hitch Balls on Weigh Safe 180 Hitch
  • The 180 Hitch 2-Ball Mount # LTB8-2 uses a retaining pin for the hitch balls, part # TB04. Weigh Safe has told us it has threads (see accompanying photo) for a 1/4"-20 screw to be used so you can remove it.
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  • Recommended Made In USA Ball Mount for 3" Hitch
  • I have some great options that check all the boxes; 3" hitch, 2-5/16" hitch ball, 6" drop, and made in the USA. I have attached these for you below but bear in mind they are all adjustable. 180 Hitch 2-Ball Mount w/ Stainless Balls part # LTB6-3 BulletProof Hitches Adjustable 2-Ball Mount part # HD306 B&W Tow & Stow 2-Ball Mount part # BWTS30040B Gen-Y Adjustable 2-Ball Mount part # 325-GH-1723 I recommend the B&W Tow & Stow due to the stowaway feature.
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  • Curt SecureLatch Pintle Hook Compatibility with Standard Pintle Plate
  • The Curt SecureLatch Pintle Hook with 2" Ball - Bolt On - 20,000 lbs # CU47FR will bolt onto a regular plate. The standard 3-1/2 wide and 1-3/4 inches on center plate holes work just fine. Curt has made the Curt SecureLatch Pintle Mount for 2" Hitches - 10-1/2" Shank - Slotted - 24,000 lbs for the heavy duty pintle hooks to have more vertical adjustability than the standard plates, but the standard plates are still a fit you will just want to make sure they are rated for the weight capacity...
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  • Sway Control Kit Compatible with 20K Curt Adjustable 2-Ball Mount for 2-1/2 inch Trailer Hitches
  • We do have some sway control kits that can be used with the 20K Curt Adjustable 2-Ball Mount # C45902 for a 2-1/2" trailer hitch, but they are electronic sway controls as there are no mechanical sway controls that will fit with that specific ball mount. Our selection is comprised of the Hayes Sway Master # HA81775, Lippert Sway Command # LC380605, and the Tuson Electronic Sway Control System # 335TSC-1000. The Hayes option is the simplest to setup but the Lippert and Tuson options install...
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  • Can a Ball Mount Be Inverted To Give a Rise Instead of Drop
  • I am not exactly sure which particular ball mount this is in reference to but the one you came from, the Draw-Tite Ball Mount for 2" Hitches part # 2753 can be inverted to increase rise up to 2-3/4". This is the case for most ball mounts as well but if you let me know exactly which one you have then I can confirm this for you. Please note, you will want the distance from the ground to the bottom of the trailer coupler to be equal or close to the distance from the ground to the top inside...
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  • Can 1-7/8 inch Ball be Added to Gen-Y Adjustable Ball Mount
  • You can install a third 1-7/8 inch ball to the # 325-GH-624 with the part # 325-GH-090.
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  • Which Clevis Adapter Will Fit on the B&W Tow & Stow
  • It sounds like you're looking for the Clevis Adapter for B&W Tow & Stow 2" Ball Mounts - 10,000 lbs # BWTS35100B, which is compatible with the B&W Tow & Stow 2-Ball Mount - 2" Hitch - 5" Drop, 5-1/2" Rise - 10K - Black # BWTS10037B you were looking at. This would give you both a drawbar style attachment and the double ball setup that you're looking for. I've linked some review videos of these parts for you to have a look at.
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  • How To Tow 4' x 6' Utility Trailer and Carry Bike Rack With 2019 Kia Sorento W/ 2" Receiver
  • The best option to carry a bike rack and tow your 4' x 6' utility trailer at the same time is using the Curt Multipurpose Ball Mount with 2" Receiver for Bike Racks and Cargo Carriers - 7,500 lbs # D210 which has a standard ball mount to attach a 1-7/8" hitch ball # C40002, or 2" hitch ball # 63845, but has an additional 2" receiver to install your bike rack into. The # D210 will fit perfectly into the factory 2" trailer hitch receiver in your 2019 Kia Sorento V6, and has a 750lb tongue...
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  • Is There a Shank Only for Weigh Safe 180 Hitch With 6 Inch Drop
  • Yes, you can get the shank by itself of the 180 Hitch 2-Ball Mount with Stainless Steel Balls - 2" Hitch - 6" Drop, 7" Rise # LTB6-2 or 2-1/2" Hitch # LTB6-25. The right one will simply depend on the size of your hitch receiver: - 2" Hitch Receiver: Replacement Shank for Weigh Safe or 180 Hitch 2-Ball Mounts - 2" Hitch - 6" Drop # DB6-2 - 2-1/2" Hitch Receiver: Replacement Shank for Weigh Safe or 180 Hitch 2-Ball Mounts - 2.5" Hitch - 6" Drop # DB6-25
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  • Can the eTrailer Ball Mount Kit Be Ordered with a Locking Hitch Pin
  • The Ball Mount Kit part # 989900 does not come with a locking hitch pin like the Tow Ready J-Pin Stabilization Pin and Barrel Lockset part # 63201 nor can you substitute parts. That said, if you didn't want any extra parts you can purchase each of the components in the Ball Mount Kit separately which I have listed out for you below. Draw-Tite Ball Mount 2" Drop part # 2923 Draw-Tite Ball Mount 4" Drop part # 2753 1-7/8" Hitch Ball part # 19260 2" Hitch Ball part # 63845 etrailer...
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  • Will Road Shock Still Be Absorbed Using Gen-Y Torsion Ball Mount 325-GH-1124 W/ 7000lb Trailer?
  • You are dead on. Using the Gen-Y Torsion 2-Ball Mount w/ Stacked Receivers - 2-1/2" Hitch - 5" Drop/Rise - 16K # 325-GH-1124 will be perfect for your 16000lb trailer, but on your trailer weighing 7000lbs will just not absorb as much road shock. This is due to the stiffness of the torsion flex tubes in the hitch, and the 7000lb under 50% of the max rating of the hitch. I included a video of the # 325-GH-1124 for you to take a look at.
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  • Hitch Adapter for Flat Towing Vehicle and Bike Rack Behind RV
  • There are some great options out there for towing a vehicle behind your RV along with a bike rack, and you are heading in the right direction. You are correct that Roadmaster does not make any dual hitch adapters that allow you to use your tow bar in-line with the hitch receiver. The best option available is the Gen-Y # 325-GH-303, which is a more economical alternative to the # 325-GH-314 adapter you were looking at. It also has the same 10,000 lb gross towing weight and 1,500 lb tongue...
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  • What Length Ball Mount Do I Need To Use?
  • Longer ball mounts are helpful for creating clearance from the rear of the vehicle to allow you to lower your tailgate while towing and not interfere with a tongue mounted jack or install hitch mounted accessories (like bike racks) that may require more clearance from the rear of the vehicle. The length that you'll want to use really comes down to whether or not you really need an extra 1-3/4" between your trailer coupler and your truck. For all intents and purposes, the # BWBMHD30010...
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  • What Size Ball Shank Is Needed for the Curt Towing Starter Kit for 2" Hitches
  • The Curt Towing Starter Kit part # C45534 comes with the Curt Ball Mount part # C45030 which accepts hitch balls that have a 1" shank.
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  • Best Trailer Brake Controller and Trailer Wiring Harness for 2020 Honda Odyssey
  • Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch Receiver # 76171 and Ball Mount Kit # EBMK4 are great initial choices so you can get towing with your 2020 Honda Odyssey. To complete a safe towing set up, you do need a harness and brake controller, and the best wiring harness is the T-One Vehicle Wiring Harness # 118781 because it is the most reliable wiring harnesses for your Odyssey. You will also need the Universal Installation Kit for Trailer Brake Controller # ETBC7 for installation of these controllers. As...
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  • Will B&W Tow & Stow With 7 Inch Drop for 2-1/2 Inch Hitch Work on 2016 Ford F-250 Super Duty
  • The 7" Drop/7.5" Rise of the B&W Tow & Stow 3-Ball Mount won't be too much for your 2016 Ford F-250, and since you value versatility, it will actually be a really useful option. When we installed this exact ball mount on a 2020 Ford F-250 (which is the same generation as your 2016), there were no issues with it being potentially too low, and if you'd like to see for yourself I have added a link below to that video review. We have also had a number of customers leave reviews stating that...
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  • Parts Needed To Tow Trailer With 2021 Subaru Ascent
  • The Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver # C13400 you were looking at for your 2021 Subaru Ascent includes everything needed to get it installed. Now since you mentioned you are planning on towing a trailer you will need a vehicle wiring harness # 118790 if your trailer has a 4-way connector, or # 118290 if your trailer has a 7-way connector. In addition if it has a 7-way connector and trailer brakes you will also need a trailer brake controller. I recommend the Curt Echo Wireless # C51180...
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