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Curt Dual 2" Receiver Tube Adapter, 8" Extension

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Code:   D-192

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Curt Accessories and Parts - D-192

Curt 8" Dual Purpose Ball Mount

  • Combined weight rating of both receivers: 350 lbs TW/3,500 lbs GTW
  • Top receiver opening not for towing use
  • Bottom receiver for towbar or trailer use
  • Pin and clip not included

Please Note:Using a hitch extender will reduce your hitch's overall capacity by 50%









Customer Reviews

Curt Dual 2" Receiver Tube Adapter, 8" Extension - D-192

Average Customer Rating:  ratingratingratingratingrating4.8 out of 5 stars   (6 Customer Reviews)



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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Tim Fannin08/06/2012


I ordered this product to be able to tow a car and haul 4 bikes on a bike rack. I used it first on a camping trip 150 miles away. The product works as advertised. I towed a Pontiac Grand Am and caried 4 heavy mountain bikes with no problem. I did have to get longer chains and an extension for the electrical hookup for the tow dolly (the extender adds about 8 inches). I was initially worried about clearence between the bike rack and the car but that turned out not to be a problem at all and could have addded a fifth bike easily. I probably had 150 pounds of bikes plus about 100 to 125 pounds of tounge weight from the Grand Am on a tow dolly. This is close, but still under the limit of the product and had no issues while driving across some very bumpy roads. It was worth every penny not to have to drive a motor home and car seperately. It will certainly pay for itself on longer trips. 50764






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Bob P.02/07/2012


Exactly what I needed for my motor home. I'm able to carry a receiver hitch bike rack with bikes and still tow my car. Works extremely well. This dual receiver is built very well. One point. For my needs, I also purchased anti-rattle locking bolts to take the "play" out of the hitch connections to stabilize the bike rack. They perform exactly as advertised. The bikes are very stable on the hitch except where the dual receiver mounts to the original receiver. Since the dual receiver is built so well, the "male" end is solid steel and not hollow. Therefore, internal locking bolts cannot be used. An external anti-rattle device is required at this connection and they are harder to find. 31248






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Stephen S.03/21/2011


Great service! I received the adapter in short order and in great condition. I have a need to tow a car and a double trike carrier with my RV. Before I purchased this adapter I had a choice of towing one or the other. Now I can take both! 9967






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: dick johnson05/18/2012


excellent quality, fast service, just as ordered. What more could you ask for ? 40906






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Matt T.03/26/2013


All the products worked as advertised and shipping was speedy. 72552






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Rocky Fritz11/03/2013


Fits great. Looking forward to using it this week. 106136




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  • Can a Trailer Hitch Mount Bike Rack and Cargo Carrier be Used at the Same Time
  • With the 24x60 Railed Cargo Carrier, # 63153, installed in the trailer hitch, you will not be able to install anything else in the hitch and nothing can be installed in the tubing in the cargo carrier. What you could do is use the Curt Dual 2 Inch Receiver Tube Adapter, # D-192. However, the bikes will be hanging above the cargo carrier, limiting the amount of space on the carrier. Also this adapter/extension has a tongue weight rating of 350 pounds. This means that the cargo carrier,...
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  • Dual Reciever Extensions for Flat Towing a Car and Using a Cargo Carrier
  • Yes we do have an adapter available that should work for you. You could use the Curt Dual 2 Inch Receiver and Extension, part # D-192. You could also use one of the Roadmaster versions, part # RM-077-4 or RM-077-2. These parts are only to be used with a rolling load such as a vehicle being towed with a tow bar and should never be used to tow a trailer.
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  • Can I Use Curt Dual 2 Inch Receiver Tube Adapter Part # D-192 To Tow 9K Trailer and Carry Bike Rack
  • The item you selected, Curt Dual 2 Inch Receiver Tube Adapter, 8 Inch Extension, part # D-192, is only rated for a GTW of 3,500 pounds and a tongue weight of only 350 pounds, which your trailer surpasses significantly. To use part # D-192, you would have to stay within the total tongue weight capacity of 350 pounds, when using both 2 inch receiver openings. So for example, if you had a trailer with a tongue weight of 200 pounds attached, you could only use a bike rack and bikes with...
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  • How to Carry a Trailer Hitch Mounted Cargo Carrier and Bike Rack Together at the Back of an RV
  • What you can do in order to carry both a bike rack and a cargo carrier is to use Curt Dual Receiver, # D-192. This receiver fits in a 2 inch trailer hitch and has two 2 inch receivers. It has a tongue weight capacity of 350 pounds. The bike rack, bikes, cargo carrier and contents all will count against the tongue weight. You will also want to make sure you are using a bike rack that is rated for use behind a motor home or trailer. I have included a link to all of the bike racks that...
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  • Dual Hitch Adapter with a Capacity Greater than 5,000 lbs
  • Check out the Roadmaster Dual Hitch Receiver Adapter # RM-077-4. This product is very similar to the Curt Dual Receiver Adapter # D-192 you referenced except it has a 10,000 lb capacity. This item is for towbar use only.
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  • How to Use a Cargo Carrier and Bike Rack Together
  • Depending on your rack and carrier, they maybe able to be used at the same time, but more than likely, one will interfere with the other. Keep in mind the shape of your bike rack may interfere with loading cargo on your carrier and the carrier may be in the way of the bikes hanging down. If the cargo carrier has sides or rails that are tall, they may prevent the bike rack from being installed. Additionally this adapter/extension has a tongue weight rating of 350 pounds. This means that...
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  • Hitch Adapter Needed with a 6 Inch Extension and a 2 Inch rise
  • The Roadmaster Dual Hitch Adapter, part # RM-077-2, may be what you are looking for. It is designed for tow bar use only and is not to be used with any type of trailer. This adapter fits a 2 inch receiver and will give a 2 inch rise and drop. The overall length of the hitch adapter is 14-3/4 inches and the measurement from hitch pin hole to hitch pin hole is 6-3/4 inches, which is the amount of useable extension when installed in the receiver. You may also be interested in the...
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  • Can Curt Dual 2 inch Receiver Tube Adapter, # D-192 Be Used With Weight Distribution
  • The Curt Dual 2 inch Receiver Tube Adapter, # D-192, can be used to tow a trailer with the bottom receiver while carrying a bike rack in the top receiver. However, you will not be able to use it with weight distribution. There is another option. Since you have a pop up camper you could use the Pop Up Camper Roof Mount 4 Bike Rack - Swagman Pop-Up Mighty Rack # S80550. You install this rack right on top of your pop up camper. You will not have to worry about the tongue weight or adding...
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  • Can I Use Curt 2-Inch Dual Receiver Adapter # D-192 as an Extender for a Bike Rack
  • Since the rise/drop hitch opening of the Curt Dual 2 inch Receiver Tube Adapter # D-192 is designed to be used with hitch accessories such as a bike rack I believe the # D-192 would be the better choice to give you a little extension and drop so you can clear the spare tire and open the rear area with the rack tilted. A couple things I would like to point out is when you use a hitch extension you cut the capacities of the hitch in half due to the increased leverage. Also, you will lose...
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  • Can I Use the Curt Dual Receiver to Tow a 16 Foot Aluminum Fishing Boat and a Bike Rack
  • The Curt Dual 2 Inch Receiver, item # D-192, can be used to tow a trailer and carry a bike rack or cargo carrier. The top receiver is not to be used for towing, so your ball mount must be placed in the lower receiver for towing the boat. You then need to consider the capacity of the lowest rated item in your system. The tongue weight capacity for the # D-192 is 350 pounds and the towing capacity is 3500 pounds. Check the towing weight ratings on your hitch and vehicle to be sure they...
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  • Can a Dual Purpose Ball Mount be Used to Carry a Dirt Bike and Tow a Seadoo Trailer
  • I spoke with my contact at Curt and he stated that the dual purpose receivers and ball mounts are not rated for use with something like a dirt bike and carrier. The issue is not the weight but where that weight is placed. It will be too far from the receiver and can cause it to fail. The best option, but still not ideal, is to install a front mount hitch, # 33328, and use the dirt bike carrier in it. However, my contact at Curt did state that for every foot of distance the weight is...
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  • Solutions for Towing Pop-Up and Carrying Bikes Simultaneously
  • Using a ball mount in the Curt Dual Receiver Adapter will place quite a bit of downward leverage on your receiver. You will then have three connection points between the receiver and the trailer coupler, which will add a considerable amount of bouncing, which is why I would not recommend using it for this purpose. A much better option would be the Curt Multipurpose Ball Mount, part # D210. The ball mount can handle 750 lbs of tongue weight, with the receiver portion having a capacity...
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  • Raised Receiver Needed to Raise a Thule Bike Rack To Safely Carry Bikes
  • Yes, we do have a solution for your Thule hitch mounted bike rack. We have 3 different parts you could use to raise your bike rack to safely carry your bikes. The Curt Dual 2 Inch Receiver, item # D-192, or the Curt Multipurpose Ball Mount with 2" Receiver for Bike Racks and Cargo Carriers, # D210, would both be good choices, depending on the style you like.
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  • Hitch Extension with a 4 inch Drop Recommendation for Clearing a 2009 Jeep Wrangler 33 inch Spare
  • Check out the Curt Dual 2 inch reciever # D-192. This provides close to a 4 inch drop and an 8 inch extension. Another option you have is the Roadmaster High-Low Hitch Adapter # RM-048-4, this adapter has the same 4 inches of drop and has tongue weight capacity of 400 lbs tongue weight. The only issue is that it is a 12-1/4 inch extension. The Curt Multipurpose Ball Mount # D210 would only provide you with 7-1/2 inches of extension which may not be enough for you. You should note...
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  • Can I Use Curt 2-Inch Dual Receiver Adapter # D-192 to Tow a 2006 Honda CR-V and Carry Two Bikes
  • I did a little research and found that based on various options your 2006 Honda CR-V will weigh around 3,300 lbs, which is less than the 3,500-lb limit of the Curt 2-Inch Dual Receiver Adapter, part # D-192. So you would be fine to tow your vehicle if you do not load up the CR-V with more than 200 lbs of cargo. To use part # D-192, you would have to stay within the total tongue weight capacity of 350 pounds, when using both 2-inch receiver openings. The tongue weight will be minimal...
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  • Using # D-192 Dual Hitch Receiver to Carry Bike Rack and Tow Trailer with 2011 Mazda CX7
  • The Curt # D-192 might be an option for you, but I am afraid once you place a ballmount in the rise orientation in the bottom receiver opening, there will not be enough room to install your bike rack. Your best option would probably be a trunk mounted rack like the Thule Raceway, which is available in a 2 bike (# TH9001) or 3 bike (# TH9002) capacity. If you went with a trunk mounted rack, I would recommend using an extra-long ball mount like part # 4285 to provide extra clearance between...
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  • Ball Mount Recommendation to Carry a Cargo Carrier and Tow a Trailer at the Same Time
  • We do have an option for you that would work better than the Curt Dual Receiver, # D-192. I recommend the Curt Multipurpose Ball Mount, # D210. This ball mount was designed for your application; towing a trailer and carrying an accessory at the same time. It has a higher tongue weight capacity as well. The cargo carrier and cargo loaded on it, plus the tongue weight of the trailer all count against the 750 pound tongue weight capacity of this ball mount and the receiver portion of the...
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  • Trailer Hitch Mount Cargo Carrier that Sits Higher than the Exhaust on a 2005 Toyota 4Runner
  • On the Curt folding carrier, # C18132, you are going to get a couple of inches rise above the top of the receiver opening. If you measure the distance needed to be out of the direct exhaust path and it is more than a few inches, this carrier will not be the best option. The Surco carrier, # 52018F, will offer about the same amount of rise. An alternative to get more height and use the carrier you have is to use the Curt Dual Receiver # D-192. This will move the carrier out 8 inches...
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  • Dual Hitch Recommendation for Carrying a Thule Apex Bike Rack and Towing a Small Trailer
  • The Curt Dual Reciever Hitch # D-192 that you referenced should work well for you as long as the hitch on your vehicle has the capacity for the tongue weight of your trailer plus the weight of your Thule Apex Swing Away Carrier # TH9027 and bikes. You should note that when you use a hitch extender such as the # D-192 you cut the capacity of the hitch in half. So as long as you confirm that you have enough capacity you should have no problem using this setup. I attached an FAQ article...
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  • Can the Tow Bar Adaptor # D-192 be Used to Tow a Trailer and Carry a Electric WheelChair
  • The Curt Dual 2 inch Receiver Tube Adapter, with 8 inch Extension, item # D-192, is not for use with any type of trailer. The dual receivers that we carry are only rated for use while towing vehicles with 4 wheels down. You could possibly use the Curt Multipurpose Ball Mount with 2 inch Receiver for Bike Racks and Cargo Carriers , item # D210, and a carrier large enough to carry your electric wheel chair. Although the # D210 has an overall tongue weight capacity of 750 lbs, the receiver...
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  • Can I use the Curt Dual Receiver Tube Adapter # D-192 with a Cargo Carrier
  • You can use the Curt Dual Receiver Tube Adapter, # D-192, as long as the Class II trailer hitch on your Ford Five Hundred has a 2 inch x 2 inch receiver. Class II receivers can have either a 1-1/4 inch receiver opening or a 2-inch receiver opening. If you have a 1-1/4 hitch opening on your Ford 500, I would consider upgrading your hitch to a 2-inch receiver opening like the Hidden Hitch Class III Trailer Hitch Receiver, part # 87108, which will work well with a cargo carrier and scooter.
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  • Curt Multipurpose Ball Mount Recommend for Towing a 2010 Coleman Utah with a 2011 Ford Explorer
  • I believe your best option for carrying a bike rack and towing your 2010 Coleman Utah camper would be to use a Curt Multipurpose Ball Mount # D210. This would allow you to carry your bike rack in the top opening and tow your trailer with the ball mount portion. Without knowing what brand of sway control you have it is hard to say if you still would be able to use it with the # D210. I attached a review video for this product for you to check out also.
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  • Adapter for 1-1/4 Inch Hitch to 2 Inch Receiver with Rise for a 2006 Acura TSX and Bike Rack
  • When we installed Hidden Hitch trailer hitch # 60831 on a 2006 Acura TSX it measured 4 inches from the center of the hitch pin hole to clear the rear bumper. The Curt adapter # D-192 will not fit because it only fits in 2 inch trailer hitch receiver openings. And the MaxxTow one, # MT70355, will not fit since it is for Class II hitches. That leaves Brophy adapter # HT5R. It will fit a Class I hitch but the issue with it is that the back of the 2 inch receiver does not come out far enough...
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  • Is the Curt Dual Hitch Receiver # D-196 Open in the Back for a Long Shank Bike Rack
  • The top receiver on the Curt Dual Receiver, # D-192, is actually open in the back so the length of the shank on your bike rack will not be an issue. Using this device you will get about 3-1/4 inches more height from the top of the receiver opening on the trailer hitch. The tongue weight capacity of this item is 350 pounds. However, the use of this adapter reduces the tongue weight capacity of the hitch by 50 percent. The combined weight of the bike rack and bikes cannot exceed the reduced...
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  • Towing a Trailer and Carrying a Bike Rack Using a Dual Receiver Ball Mount on a 2012 Ford F-150
  • Using a dual receiver like # D-192 will actually reduce the tongue weight capacity of the trailer hitch by 50 percent. If the tongue weight of the trailer, combined with the weight of the bike rack and bikes is still lower than the reduced tongue weight capacity of the trailer hitch then you can still use it. Otherwise, to avoid a reduction in the tongue weight capacity use multipurpose ball mount # D210. The space between the bikes and the camper may or may not be long enough to...
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  • Can Curt Dual Receiver Adapter # D-192 Be Used to Tow and Support a Cargo Carrier on 2011 Jeep
  • Use of any hitch adapter or extender, such as the Curt Dual 2-Inch Receiver Tube Adapter, part # D-192, will reduce your hitch capacity by 50 percent. This reduction in hitch weight capacity occurs as a result of the change in the geometry of how the weight load is applied to the hitch. In the case of your 2011 Jeep Wrangler all of the 2-inch hitch receivers we offer all have a 350-lb tongue weight rating; with this cut in half by use of an adapter/extender, you would have only 175-lb...
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  • Trailer Hitch and Trunk Mount Bike Rack Recommendations for a 1999 Buick Century
  • The first thing I would do is upgrade the trailer hitch to a Class II. A Class I trailer hitch is limited in terms of the accessories you can put on it and in overall capacity. With the load you want to carry, I would absolutely go with the highest rated hitch I could get. I recommend the Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch, # 36374. This is a Class II trailer hitch with a gross trailer weight capacity of 3,500 pounds, and a tongue weight capacity of 350 pounds. I have included a link to the installation...
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  • How to Carry Thule Helium Bike Rack and Curt Cargo Carrier Simultaneously With a Hyundai Sante Fe
  • In order to carry your Thule Helium bike carrier and your Curt Cargo Carrier simultaneously you can use the Curt Dual 2 inch Receiver Adapter # D-192. The tube at the rear of the cargo carrier is not a receiver and is not intended to be used as one. Adding a bike rack to the open tube would apply way too much leverage tot he hitch and probably damage it. With this adapter you should be able to put your cargo carrier in the bottom receiver and bike rack in the top receiver opening....
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  • Could I Use a Curt Dual Reciever # D-192 to Flat Tow a 2005 Pontiac Vibe and Carry a Bike Rack
  • I did a little research and found that based on various options your 2005 Pontiac Vibe will weigh around 2,700 lbs, which is much less than the 3,500 lb limit of this Curt Dual Reciever # D-192. Also, you are correct, when using a tow bar there will be a minimal amount of tongue weight on the hitch. And, based on the fact that you will only have 100 lbs in bikes and bike rack on the top receiver you should be good in that regard.
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  • How to Have a Surco Cargo Carrier # 5201F and a Bike Rack Mounted to My Hitch at the Same Time
  • As long as you have a hitch with a 2 inch opening that has tongue weight capacities to carry your bike rack, your bikes and this Surco Products Hitch Cargo Carrier # 52018 there is a way you could carry both your bike rack and the cargo carrier. You could use a Curt Dual 2 inch Receiver Tube Adapter, part # D-192 to carry both items. You could put your bike rack in the top 2 inch opening and the # 52018F in the bottom.
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