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Trailer Hitch Balls

Trailer Hitch BallTrailer hitch balls have a external thread shank, round top pivot ball, lock washer and nut. Popular ball sizes are 1 7/8 inch, 2 inch, and 2 5/16 inch.

Generally, hitch ball thread shank diameters are 3/4 inch for class 1 and 2. 1 inch diameter for class 3. Ball sizes and shank diameter determine TC towing capacity.

Reducer Bushings

For use when a trailer ball shank size is smaller than the hole diameter of the ball mount.

Ball Mounts And Draw Bars

How To Measure Safe Towing Height

For safe, comfortable towing, the trailer should be set up to tow on a level plane. Sometimes a trailer's tongue is higher or lower than the ball mount on the vehicle, and a ball mount rise or a drop is required to level the trailer.

  1. Measure from the ground to the top of the trailer hitch opening on the tow vehicle.
  2. Measure from the ground to the inside of where the ball fits into / top of the trailer coupler. Make sure the trailer is level.
  3. Subtract the height of the hitch ball you are going to use from the trailer coupler measurement. The difference in the two measurements is the amount of ball mount rise or drop that is required on your tow vehicle.

TC = Towing Capacity (in lbs.) / GTW = Gross Trailer Weight (in lbs.) / WC = Weight Capacity (in lbs.) and TW = Tongue Weight (in lbs.) should always be considered when selecting a ball mount or draw bar.

How To Measure Length, Drop And Rise

How To Measure Length, Drop And Rise Of A Trailer Ball Mount Or Draw Bar

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