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Ball Mounts > Adjustable Ball Mount > Two Ball Mount, Locking Ball Mount > Rise - 7 Inch, Drop - 6 Inch > Class V, 10000 lbs GTW > Fits 2-1/2 Inch Hitch > Solid Shank > Standard > Aluminum > Diversi-Tech

Self-Locking, Adjustable, Aluminum Ball Mount - 2 Chrome Balls - 6" Drop, 7" Rise - 10K

Diversi-Tech Ball Mounts

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Diversi-Tech Ball Mounts - DTALBM6625

Easily swap trailers with this adjustable, aluminum ball mount with 2-1/2" shank. Go from a 6" drop to a 7" rise in 1" steps, and swap 2" and 2-5/16" balls. Self-locking system stops theft. Tow up to 10,000 lbs.


  • Adjustable ball mount makes it easy for you to haul different trailers
    • Ball height adjusts in increments of 1" so that you can easily switch between trailers with different tongue heights
    • Reversible ball platform lets you swap between 2 different-size balls
  • 2-1/2" Shank fits 2-1/2" receivers
  • Convenient, self-locking system locks ball mount to receiver tube and ball platform to ball mount
    • Built-in locks can't get lost like other kinds of hitch locks
    • Lock seals are double-sealed to keep out water
      • Resists corrosion
      • Requires no maintenance
    • Uses pick-resistant, tube-style keys (4 included)
  • Ball mount is machined from a solid piece of aircraft-grade billet aluminum
    • Solid aluminum produces a lightweight yet strong ball mount
      • Avoids welds, which can cause weak points that might break
    • Polished finish creates a high-quality appearance
  • 2 Chrome-plated steel hitch balls included
  • Made in the USA


  • Fits: 2-1/2" x 2-1/2" trailer hitch receivers
  • Ball diameters: 2" and 2-5/16"
  • Towing capacity: 10,000 lbs
    • 2" Ball - 7,500 lbs
    • 2-5/16" Ball - 10,000 lbs
  • Tongue weight capacity: 1,500 lbs
  • Maximum rise: 7" from the top of the hitch receiver opening
  • Maximum drop: 6" from the top of the hitch receiver opening
    • Height adjustment: 1" increments
  • Distance from center of hitch pin hole to back of upright bar: 4-1/4"
  • Distance from center of hitch pin hole to center of ball: 8-1/2"
  • 1-Year limited warranty

cut away view of DT locking mechanism in action

This cutaway view of the shank shows the locking mechanism in action. The locking pins extend out from the shank when the key is turned, locking the ball mount into the hitch.

Key in lock that locks ball platform to leg of ball mount

The ball platform locks to the ball mount with an internal lock. When you unlock the platform you can slide it up or down to adjust the ball height. You can also slide the platform off, reverse it, and slide it back on to change ball sizes.

DT-ALBM6625 Diversi-Tech Self-Locking Series 6" Drop, 7" Rise Adjustable Hitch - Solid Billet Aluminum

Video of Self-Locking, Adjustable, Aluminum Ball Mount - 2 Chrome Balls - 6" Drop, 7" Rise - 10K

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Diversi-Tech Ball Mounts DTALBM6625 Review

Video Transcript for Diversi-Tech Ball Mounts DTALBM6625 Review

Today we're going to review part number DTALBM6625. This is the Diversi Tech self locking adjustable aluminum ball mount with the 2 chrome balls and a 10,000 pound weight capacity. This adjustable ball mount will make it easy for you to hold different trailers. The ball height, this ball platform here can adjust an increments of 1 inch so that you can easily switch between trailers of different ton heights and it's reversible ball platform can be flopped over and let you swap between the 2 different sized balls as a 2 and 5 16th ball right here and a 2 inch diameter ball right there. Now the shank on this is designed to fit in to a 2 1/2 inch hitch receiver opening. Uses a convenient self-locking system which will lock the ball mount to the receiver tube you're putting it on and the ball platform has a lock right here that you can lock to the ball mount itself. These built in locks kink and lost like other kinds of hitch locks and they have these lock seals on them which would double seal, so when you push them in, it will help seal to keep out any water and that will help prevent any corrosion from getting into the lock cylinders. It does use these pick resistant tube style keys, there's 4 of them included and basically what you would do is just put the key in there and you'll notice as you turn it 180 degrees, those pins would go into the shank. When you turn it, you line, you slide this into your opening, line it up with the hitch pin hose and when you turn this it extend out and lock it to this receiver. Now this ball mount is made in a machine from a solid piece of aircraft grade billet aluminum, solid aluminum will produce a light weight yet strong ball mount and it doesn't have any welds that avoids the welds which cause weak points that might break.The polished finish on it will help create a high quality appearance. Now the 2 chrome plated steel hitch balls are included.

This part is made in the USA. Now the towing capacity on this is 10,000 pounds. When you use it 2 and 5 16th balls it would maintain that 10,000 pounds. Now if you do reverse it and use the 2 inch ball, it will reduce it down to 7,500 pounds. The towing capacity using either ball would be 1,500 pounds. I just want to give you a few measurements on this. I have it positioned right now in the lowest drop position.

So in the drop position, the lowest drop would be from measured from the top of the ball ball platform to the top of the shank. So if I put a ruler, that be 6 inches, would be your maximum drop and you remember you can adjust it in 1 inch increments if you don't need that much. If I flip it over, we're going to do the maximum rise and again from the top of the ball platform to the top of the shank maximum rise is going to be 7 inches. Now the measurement from the center of the hitch pin pull . or the hitch pin right here to be back of the upright bar, measurement is going to be right at 4 1/4 inches and then the measurement from the center of the hitch pin to the center of the ball mount or the ball itself, there you go. You can see it's going to be right at 8 1/2 inches. Now this does come with a 1 year limited warranty and just to show you how to adjust the ball mount, again, just open up the seal, put the key in there and as you turn it 180 degrees, that will release the pin, you'll be able to slide this out and you could see the pin right, that as you turn it, that will extend it out the locket.

When you turn it the other way, it will extend it in to remove it so you can either flip it over if you like. If you want to use the 2 inch ball and then when you find the correct position you want, you can just turn it, slide it into the whole and lock it into place and you'd be ready to go. That should do it for the review on part number DTALBM6625, the Diversi Tech self-locking adjustable aluminum ball mount. .

Customer Reviews

Self-Locking, Adjustable, Aluminum Ball Mount - 2 Chrome Balls - 6" Drop, 7" Rise - 10K - DTALBM6625

Average Customer Rating:  ratingratingratingratingrating4.8 out of 5 stars   (158 Customer Reviews)

Easily swap trailers with this adjustable, aluminum ball mount with 2-1/2" shank. Go from a 6" drop to a 7" rise in 1" steps, and swap 2" and 2-5/16" balls. Self-locking system stops theft. Tow up to 10,000 lbs.

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Country Boys Auction05/30/2014

What a great addition to our 2015 Chevrolet. With the new higher stance of the HD trucks, this hitch allows us to adjust for various load and trailer heights. Also, this hitch eliminates the aggravation of the sleeve insert that comes with the larger receivers. No more fuss trying to align multiple holes to insert the pin. The lock provides awesome security as well, we have lost numerous hitches from our trucks. We will be ordering these hitches for all of our trucks. We can always count on for quality products! 133428

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Mark T08/22/2013

I shopped around and did my homework to find which hitch would best suit my needs for towing behind a 2013 Ram 2500 diesel. I chose this hitch then found the best price on Etrailer. Easy to use website. Delivered within a week. Emails updating me with the tracking info. I would recommend. The hitch pins were off by 1/8in which made it really tight to put into the receiver. Called the manufacturer and they handled the issue immediately. 96370

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: KenD03/31/2014

Every picture tells a story. The 2 most popular hitch size. Internal lock feature meaning anti thief proof. No key, no takey. Solid chrome through out, adjustable. That's why I spent the money and purchased, it was well worth it. Hassel free and the finish well add more character to your vehicle. You always get what you pay for. but in this case much more. If you have a Harley make sure you take the right key as they appear the same. 122964

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Ed S.05/23/2012

Great quality product, no problems ordering. 41434

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Art09/02/2014

Order follow up and customer service were outstanding. Shipping was quick. Product as advertised and appears very solid and durable. Already pulled my 6k boat and 3k utility trailers and it works as expected. Just be aware that the chrome balls are not covered by the warranty and will show wear - it's unavoidable. I would readily recommend this product to a friend. 149634

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Tyson05/07/2014

Great product very happy with the quality and the looks great company to deal with. 129498

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Artie Sutherland02/16/2011

Excellent product, excellent service, excellent shipping....... excellent. 7254

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Duke08/24/2014

Great looking design and the craftsmanship. It worked exactly as I expected it would, in lockng into the receiving hitch. The only problem I had was the plastic caps that go over the key holes, once pulled out they don't want to fit back in properly. 148223

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Santo Guerrera06/18/2014

In general this hitch is a well built product that operates as advertised! Tolerances are somewhat open for a slight movment and "clunking" during directional changes. That being said it does change position easily as planed and locks in securely. 136267

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Nick B.01/13/2014

Amazing product! I have had one for my f150 and just purchased the 2.5 receiver for my f350. Etrailer was very diligent in shipping it out to me both times. Would definitely recommend using etrailer and this product. 112633

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Tim, Bluffdale Utah10/21/2014

ordered my hitch on Saturday or Sunday received it early Wednesday morning came out of the box it was everything he claim to be I would recommend this hitch to anybody going to enjoy using it 157286

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Tom04/07/2014

Love this hitch it is my second one. the first one was for a 2" hitch but i bought a bigger truck with a class V hitch so i had to buy a new one. highly recommend it! 124118

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Bill V.E.09/10/2013

rattles when in receiver. expected better fit for a product of this cost. will have to find a way to stop rattle or it will drive me nuts. 99244


Some rattle is normal, though nonetheless , annoying. Remember this hitch is essentially a 2 inch hitch with an adapter to fit inside a 2-12 inch hitch. Adapters add to rattle. Add in the fact that it is adjustable, and you get another rattle point. Anti-rattle devices can do quite a bit to keep things quiet in the hitch. It will also quiet down some when you hook up a trailer and it has a load on it rather than bouncing around in the hitch.

Patrick B - 09/11/2013


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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Todd B12/20/2010

Trailer Hitch Work well in the new 2011 F-350 hitch, Hopefully the locks won't freeze up, would like to have a option without the locks. 4358

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Rich12/31/2013

Only had it one day and only used it 1 time. Seems nice and works fine. The cost of $265 is pretty high, but it is very heavy weight!! 111552

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: chris02/08/2013

Looks good and fits good in the bigger hitch receiver, i would prefer it to be a tighter fit like the smaller hitches but it works. 65529

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Adam Morton02/14/2009

Awsome Love it. It's so nice not having to use a pin and having the right drop for any trailer I need to hook onto. Top quality 1574

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Zeke T.10/24/2014

Very fast shipping, seriously high quality product and an overall superior experience. 157739

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Dan09/19/2014

Great product, shipped quickly, great customer service.. Thumbs UP !! 152108

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Ron H.03/10/2012

Great product, great price, great service...what more can you say. 33495

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Kason05/14/2014

Was blown away how fast the product arrived at my front door. 130576

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Sean W02/09/2014

Great hitch. No need to have multiple different size hitches. 116124

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Tom P.02/15/2011

So far the hitch is great. Etrailer is easy to work with to. 7179

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Cody01/11/2013

Everything looks and works great. Very good service. 62692

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Ned P05/28/2014

Great transaction Product arrived as advertised 133004

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Justin C08/12/2014

Great product!! My #1 choice for hitch hands down! 146327

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: S. Riddle03/07/2014

Looks and feels solid. Very nice design 119879

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: John M.11/03/2014

Excellent product and seller. 158964

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Fabio k04/30/2013

Great hitch, ready to flex 78523

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Ken A11/17/2014

product just as descrided, high quality product. 161242

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Sherry01/21/2013

Review from a similar Diversi-Tech Self-Locking Adjustable Ball Mount

First of all I received my order lickity split. Thank You! When I opened the Ball Mount, I used the key and turned it to see the pins slide in. One side slightly moved. The key turned but no response. After working it for what seemed a long time, and pushing with my thumb it now works. But I am still a little skeptical of it. Hard to imagine that little amount of pin on both sides will hold 10,000 lbs. Otherwise, it looks really nice and I just used it to tow a single Seadoo and trailer and it held. The true test will be the big trailer. Sherry:) 63724


Well, I still love the Ball Mount, even thou the first time I took it off the little barrings with the springs,which I believe is the rattle control fell out. Did nt bother to stick them back in since it would happen again. I chased them down the driveway. I have a bolt on the underside of my receiver that I tighten which keeps any rattle happening. I had that installed. It pulls the trailer with no problem. Thanks, Sherry:

Sherry - 07/22/2014


Thanks for the follow up Sherry. I am happy to hear that you do have an anti-rattle device that is working well for you. I also wanted to let you know that Diversi-Tech has redesigned this adjustable ball mount. The new design no longer includes the anti-rattle balls that you chased down the driveway.

Rachael H - 7/24/2014

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: eric01/15/2013

Review from a similar Diversi-Tech Self-Locking Adjustable Ball Mount

Adjustable ball mount - Love the product. It is the second ball mount I purchased needed to get the 2.5" shank since I changed trucks. The only issue I have had is the rubber caps over the key holes. On the first I purchased I noticed when I opened the key hole covers I could not push the rubber caps back into place, fully, because the tab that holds it to the unit would not go back into the hole - it would bunch up creating an obstruction preventing it from seating flush. After several tries and methods I finally cut the tabs off so the caps would close completely. When the new one arrived the other day I was cognizant of the previous issue and tried not to pull the cap out too far to avoid the issue however the same thing happened. In this case I was able to work the tab back into the hole in both places. I wonder if the holes were a little larger if it would not help this situation? Keep up the good work. 63114


I live in Michigan and toe Snowmobile trailers during the winter with lots of salt. Have you used your new hitch in the salt?

comment by: Lucky R - 09/03/2014



I leave the hitch on year round and live in Eastern PA where there is always salt on the roads. Maybe a little rust on the actual ball from where the finish has worn off - other than that no wear or salt damage.

comment by: - 09/05/2014


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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Frank D10/24/2012

Review from a similar Diversi-Tech Self-Locking Adjustable Ball Mount

Required a bit of gentle sanding to fit into my receiver. I hated to scuff up the mirror finish. Looks great on my lifted Tacoma. The locking mechanism & reversible slide ball and no rattle design is genius. 4 keys, I like that too. I wish more things were built this way. 58013


I stand by the 5 star rating, hitch has been with out fault. I miss calculated the and trailer sits at an angle, ocasionally thats a problem. I extended the trailer tonge 3ft. that eased the angle problem. I may sell this one and reorder a correct .

Frank D - 04/24/2014


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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Bryan04/24/2013

Review from a similar Diversi-Tech Self-Locking Adjustable Ball Mount

Exactly as describe ... and exactly what I needed. Thank 77689


Well its been a year! I use this hitch almost every weekend. I have a 20 ft stock trailer, a 18 ft car hauler and a 32 ft enclosed toy hauler. The hitch works great with all 3 trailers, from 1000 lbs of cargo to 6000 lbs of cattle. NO PROBLEM!!!! Dont second guess just buy it you will love it. Oh yeah because of its design and the fact that it locks on to your receiver, I have never taken it off and I dont worry about it being stolen.

Bryan - 04/24/2014


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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Kevin M01/20/2014

Review from a similar Diversi-Tech Self-Locking Adjustable Ball Mount

I have not had a chance to use the ball mount yet but it is easy to use and fits receiver with no issues. I recently purchased a Curt class V receiver that is installed below my OEM receiver. With the drop installed in the Curt receiver in the upright position, the back of the ball mount comes very close to the bumper on my 2011 Ram 2500 crew cab. I will see if there are any contact issues when actually towing and revise my review, if necessary. 114259


After using the hitch for six months, with the Curt receiver, I found it does contact my bumper when positioned at that height, causing scrathes. I also find that I can not unlock the receiver pins without having to tap pretty hard on the pin ends.

comment by: Kevin M - 07/17/2014


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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Tammy W.07/15/2013

Review from a similar Diversi-Tech Self-Locking Adjustable Ball Mount

Just wanted to let you know we love the hitch and it works perfect for our situation. The first pic is the rig we usually pull but sometimes we need to use the car trailer and the 2nd pic is where the hitch comes in real handy! 89656

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Jerry P08/13/2014

Review from a similar Diversi-Tech Self-Locking Adjustable Ball Mount

This is an excellent piece! I've had to use several different ball mounts for years, due to different tongue heights on my various trailers. Problem solved! Looks great, isn't too heavy, and doesn't rattle too badly, although there is still some minor (expected) movement. It is far less sloppy than another adjustable ball mount I have, that sits unused mainly due to the annoying rattling. I like the locking mechanism, and hopefully it will handle our winter road salt. I don't typically leave the ball mount on the truck when not in use, but the security offered by the locking pins seems superior to using the typical locking hitch pins. Good peace of mind. I highly recommend this piece, and as always, etrailers service was excellent, price was right, and delivery was right on schedule. 146490

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Tony H.05/14/2014

Review from a similar Diversi-Tech Self-Locking Adjustable Ball Mount

Very strong, easy to install and very secure. Yes a bit pricey, but well worth the money. I did notice there was what I thought was an unusual amount of play in the receiver. I called etrailer and Marcia was so very helpful and very concerned that I may have received the wrong product. She even called the manufacturer and found out what the changes that were made by the manufacturer which made the pictures incorrect. My hat is off to Marcia and all the folks at etrailer 130643

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Mark04/05/2012

Review from a similar Diversi-Tech Self-Locking Adjustable Ball Mount

Nice ball mount! Looks great and functions nicely. The 2 1/2" adapter does not have the "anti rattle" feature; not a big deal. The chrome plating on the ball is very thin and will easily scratch. If keeping the appearance looking new is important to you make sure you you keep all mating surfaces clean and greased. I would also give serious consideration and opt for the stainless ball option if I where to purchase again. Over all, its the cleanest and best looking mount out there. The locking feature is fantastic. The folks at Etrailer are great! 36232

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Bill D.10/08/2014

Review from a similar Diversi-Tech Self-Locking Adjustable Ball Mount

eTrailer put this on my door step in no time, and I am a happy camper! This hitch is a work of art. I like the self locking feature and the clean design, it is not only functional, but it looks great too. The hitch came with four keys which is more than enough. One feature I was not aware of, is the ball mount can be flipped behind the drop mount on certain hitches, your chin will thank them for doing that. I would highly recommend this hitch and eTrailer to anybody looking for a reciever hitch. 155280

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: GuerryB11/20/2010

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Satisfied Received helpful advice, order was taken efficiently and product arrived as promised. Probably a much nicer mount than I need, but I was 5 hours from my truck, the trailer was being built, and I was not sure how much drop would be needed. This one covers a wide range, is attractive, easy to use, and has a convenient locking feature. May or may not need the smaller ball, but like knowing it's there just in case. And it all looks good pulling a Kubota tractor on a 22' trailer. 3683

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Randy A08/28/2013

Review from a similar Diversi-Tech Self-Locking Adjustable Ball Mount

This product is beyond excellent! Thank God for products that are still made in America! 97421

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Andy04/08/2013

Review from a similar Diversi-Tech Self-Locking Adjustable Ball Mount

I recently purchased a 2013 GMC 2500 Denali It comes with a 2.5" hitch with and adapter to make it down to a 2" hitch.. Unfortunately this locking device extends out on each side only far enough for the 2" adapter and not into the 2.5" frame hitch. I suppose i will have to find one that has a hole all the way through for a lock.. 74736


Hello Andy I have 2014 GMC denali 2500hd and from what I understand is that the locking pins that come out are not long enough to lock into the 2.5 receiver?

comment by: Jarit - 07/22/2014


Yes, that is correct. This adjustable ball mount is intended to be used in 2 inch hitch applications. The Diversi-Tec # DTALBM6625
Self-Locking, Adjustable, Aluminum Ball Mount - 2 Chrome Balls - 6" Drop, 7" Rise - 10K
is the same configuration as this ball mount but it is intended to be used in 2-1/2 inch receivers.

Rachael H - 7/23/2014

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Shane10/27/2014

Review from a similar Diversi-Tech Self-Locking Adjustable Ball Mount

Beautifully crafted piece although there was a "ding"out of one of the edges, but it's a hitch so no big deal. Ordering was simple and delivery was fast! I chose this model for its adjustability, capacity, others comments about its snug fit, and it's locking feature. I was disappointed that it did not fit in the receiver as tight as I thought it would but I have not heard any rattle nor did it feel anything but snug and tight while towing. So far.....I LOVE IT! 158060

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Paul A.03/13/2014

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Very nice! It's a little pricey, but it's the best looking hitch money can buy. It's like the fine jewelry of truck accessories. Everybody who sees it really likes it. Even my daughter said "WOW! That's nice!" She's not real big on trailer accessories. 120545

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Jeff D03/24/2012

Review from a similar Diversi-Tech Self-Locking Adjustable Ball Mount

Quality product which has a great locking mechanism as the pins lock into the receiver tube from the inside, no way someone can break the pins with a hammer as they could with an external lock. Also it is super fast and easy to adjust the height and switch ball sizes. I needed a ball mount that could support at least a 1000lb tongue weight with a 9" drop for the work trailer and a 6" drop for the boat trailer, this product fit that need perfectly. 34949

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Walter B.12/30/2011

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Here are pictures of my part installed. 28897

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Steve J03/24/2014

Review from a similar Diversi-Tech Self-Locking Adjustable Ball Mount

Received the hitch recently.....first impressions are that this is a well made product, very well made. Heavy as heck too....which is nice. Mounted it up and locked it in, can't wait to tow with it. Seems well designed as well, the two key holes for locking it in place and adjusting the height have good weather seals as well. Not a lot of play in the moving parts which is nice, no real slop to deal with. 121946

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Mike m07/17/2012

Review from a similar Diversi-Tech Self-Locking Adjustable Ball Mount

Service was excellent and delivery was fast and on time as stated. The products fit and finish is also excellent. I just recieved this product and haven't had the chance to pull with it yet,but you will not find a better looking or working tool period.the keys fit well and the locks/pins move freely the way they should. I would buy this product again and from every time. Great job 48293

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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Giles M02/25/2012

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I agree with all, this product is built solid. Looked great out the box and worked great on the first pull. However, upon completing that first pull of less then 10 miles I found that the crome had been worn off the ball. This does not affect the operation it just means that it is no longer so great looking. Thought the crome would last longer!! 32530


Did you put adequate grease on the ball?

comment by: Tom - 12/18/2012


You are right, greasing the ball will help with the chrome wear. Of course over time, due to the nature of the system, that chrome will wear.

Patrick B - 12/19/2012

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  • Difference Between the Diversi-Tech # DTALBM6625 and # DTALBM6625-2S
  • The only difference between the two ball mounts is that the trailer ball assembly of the # DTALBM6625-2S is stainless steel, while the ball assembly of the # DTALBM6625 is chrome plated steel. The stainless steel trailer ball assembly will be more corrosion resistant over time. Once the chrome plating of the ball assembly of the # DTALBM6625 is worn away, the assembly will be susceptible to corrosion. If you plan on using the ball mount quite a bit, you might want to go with the # DTALBM6625-2S. Also...
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  • Adjustable Ball Mount Recommendation for a Ford F-350 Pickup
  • The adjustable ball mount you will need will depend on the height of the top of the hitch opening on your F-350 with 2-1/2 inch receiver hitch. We have an article that explains how to measure to select the correct ball mount, see link. For instance, on my 2004 Dodge Ram 2500 the top of the receiver opening is 20 inches from the ground when parked on a level surface. I use an adjustable drop receiver at 5 inches of drop, top of receiver opening to top of ball mount, for towing a equipment...
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  • Can Diversi-Tech Adjustable Ball Mount # DTALBM6625 be Used Without Outer Sleeve in 2-Inch Hitch
  • The steel sleeve around the shank of the USA-made Diversi-Tech Adjustable Ball Mount # DTALBM6625 is not a removable component, like an adapter. It is part of the integrated locking mechanism that secures the shank in your receiver tube. This ball mount is designed for use only in 2-1/2-inch hitch receivers. It cannot be used in a 2-inch hitch. The linked video will help illustrate the operation of the lock mechanism. We do offer a comparable product from Diversi-Tech designed for...
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  • Will 2008 Chevy Truck OEM Hitch Reducer Work on Diversi-Tech Ball Mount, # DTALBM6600,
  • On the Diversi-Tech Ball Mount, # DTALBM6600, you would need to use the Diversi-Tech 2-1/2 inch to 2 inch Adapter Kit for DTLBM and DTALBM Series Locking Ball mounts, # DTADP35, on your 2008 Chevy Truck. The adapter kit comes with its own lock, so you would have a key that fits the adapter and a key that fits the ball mount. The reducer that came with your truck will not work because the pins on the ball mount will not extend enough into the reducer to attach properly. I would recommend...
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  • How Well Do the Locking Mechanisms Stand Up in the Diversi-Tech Aluminum Ball Mounts
  • We have not had any complaints regarding the Self-Locking, Aluminum Ball Mount, # DTALBM6625, locking up or freezing. Sometimes you may need to lift up on or jostle the ball mount to take pressure off of it so it is easier to turn the key. Diversi-Tech recommends using air tool oil in the locking mechanisms to keep it in good working condition. You can check out the customer reviews on the product page. I have also included a link to a video review for you.
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  • Comparing the Weight Capacities of Diversi-Tech Self-Locking, Adjustable, Aluminum Ball Mounts
  • The Self-Locking, Adjustable, Aluminum Ball Mount, # DTALBM6625-3S, uses stainless steel balls. The stainless balls can handle more weight than the same size chrome ball. This is why # DTALBM6625-3S can handle up to 12,000 pounds when used with the 2-5/16 inch ball.
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  • Is a 1-7/8 Inch Hitch Ball Available for the Diversi-Tech Adjustable Ball Mount # DTALBM6625
  • I do have a solution that will allow you to use a 1-7/8 inch ball mount with the Diversi-Tech Adjustable Aluminum ball mount, but I spoke with my contact at Diversi-Tech and she told me that they do not offer a separate ball mount platform with a 1-7/8 inch ball mount. Instead, take a look at the Diversi-Tech Adjustable, Aluminum Ball Mount for 2-1/2 inch Receivers, # DTALBM6625-3S. This adjustable ball mount allows you to use the same ball mount platform for a 1-7/8 inch, 2 inch and...
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  • Availability of Replacement Balls for Diversi-Tech Adjustable Ball Mounts
  • According to my Diversi-Tech representative, the trailer balls on the # DTALBM6625 are replaceable but the procedure is pretty complicated, involving removing the lock cylinder, and the springs and pin that hold the ball assembly onto the adjustable shank. If this is something you were considering attempting, my Diversi-Tech rep recommended having you call them directly at 800-950-0141 so they can walk you through the process. The process for the non-locking model is much simpler....
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  • Will Diversi-Tech Self-Locking Adjustable Aluminum Ball Mount # DTALBM6625 Fit 2008 Silverado
  • The Diversi-Tech Self-Locking Adjustable Aluminum Ball Mount # DTALBM6625 fits 2-1/2-inch hitch receivers. Your 2008 Silverado could be equipped with either a 2-inch or 2-1/2-inch hitch receiver. This adjustable ball mount features solid billet aluminum construction, two included steel hitch balls (2-inch and 2-5/16th-inch) and locks. It is USA-made.
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  • Diversi-Tech Aluminum Adjustable Ball Mount that Will do 6 Inches of Drop and 7 Inches of Rise
  • The closest thing to what you are looking for would be the Self-Locking, Adjustable, Aluminum Ball Mount # DTALBM6625. This will do 6 inches of drop and 7 inches of rise. Other than that this ball mount is the exact same as the DTALBM6825. For an upgraded version of this ball mount you would want the part # DTALBM6625-2S. This comes with stainless steel balls that will resist corrosion much better than the chrome plated balls of the # DTALBM6625. The locks have rubber covers that...
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  • Adjustable Aluminum Ball Mount That Reduces Rattle In 2-1/2 Inch Receiver
  • I spoke with my contact at Diversi-Tech about the adjustable ball-mounts that fit a 2-1/2 inch receiver opening. All of the 2-1/2 inch adjustable ball-mounts we carry have an adapter attached. I recommend part # DTSTBM6625. This ball mount has a 6 inch drop and 7 inch rise with increments of 1 inch for adjusting. It has an adjustable pin in the top of the shank that protrudes through the adapter that prevents rattling. The attached balls measure 2 inches and 2-5/16 inches. I have attached...
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