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Locking Anti-Rattle Hitch Pin that Stays Tight and Wont Strip Out


I purchased a QuietRide Tightening Hitch Pin for my 2inch receiver. After leaving it in place for about a year I tried to remove it and discovered the nut seemed to be spinning inside the rubber/plastic type sleeve that the nut fits into and I could not remove it. I am looking for a hitch pin that screws into a metal block inside the receiver that will not spin when attempting to remove it. In review of Item # 63232, I dont know what prevents the nut from spinning inside the receiver? Reviews on the item also say they had difficulty removing as the spring broke and the nut spun . Can you please recommend a product that can be 1 installed VERY tight, 2stays tight while traveling, 3 can be removed without the nut inside spinning or stripping? Cost is not an issue if it meets these three criteria.


Expert Reply:

Personally, I like the SlientACT # SHP2082 because it does thread in but then you use the cam lever to quickly tighten or loosen it. I have linked a video review of it for you.

Or another option I think you will like is the Pro Series lock and anti-rattle device # PS63100. This one uses a longer block so that it cannot turn when inside of the shank rather than relying on a spring for retention. I have linked a video of this one as well.

For either of these options I recommend used Loctite Anti-Seize Stick # LT37616 on the threads. It will help prevent the bolts/nuts from corroding and seizing up.

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