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Anti-Rattle Device Recommendation for a Hitch Adapter Used on a 1-1/4 inch Hitch  


I need to adapt my 11/4inch hitch installed by UHaul to 2inch so I can carry a Hollywood bike rack for 4 bikes. I tried a UHaul adapter and there was play/movement where the adapter plugged into the installed hitch. Would this also happen with your adapter? Is there a way to make the fit more snug and remove the movement? What is tongue capacity? If this is reduced by using an adapter, how will that affect my bike rack? thank you for your help.


Expert Reply:

When you use a hitch adapter like the part # HTAD you cut the capacity of the hitch in half. The bike rack would not be affected, but the hitch and frame of the vehicle where the hitch attaches would potentially be affected if you were to overload the reduced capacity.

For a device that would reduce the movement of the adapter in your hitch you would want the No-Rattle Trailer Hitch Wedge # MPG908. With this the movement would be reduced greatly.

If your hitch is a Class I hitch you would be limited to only carrying 2 bikes.

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