Today on this 2012 Chevrolet Colorado, were going to do a test fit of ball mount, part number 2923, from Draw Tite.Now, beginning our test fit, were going to get a measurement off the hitch on the vehicle for a frame of reference. Measuring from the top of receiver opening down to the ground will be about 14 inches. Well install the ball mount using a pin and clip.This ball mount is designed as a 2-inch drop starting from the top of the receiver opening down to the flat spot where the ball mounts on to will be 2 inches. Our measured drop actually comes out to 11-1/2 inches.Now, well take the ball mount and flip it over and check it in a rise position. It gives us a measurement about 14-1/2 inches. A couple other things to know that this ball mount is designed for 600 pounds tongue weight and 6,000 pounds gross towing weight.
Today, on this 2012 Chevrolet Colorado, we are going to do a test fit of part number AMSC4, from Convert-a-ball. This is a cushion ball mount. Hey, a few things to know about this ball mount, that is designed for two-inch figure hitches only and it has a towing weight of 10,000 pounds and tongue weight of 2,000 pounds. To start off and give us a reference point, we'll go ahead and measure from top of reciever opening, down to the ground. In this case, it's going to be 14 inches. We'll go ahead and take the ball mount, and install it in drop position.
Today, in this 2012 Chevrolet Colorado, were going to test fit the part number AMSC2 from Convert-A-Ball. Two things to know about this product is its designed for a 2-inch receiver hitch only and is rated for 10,000 pounds towing weight and 2,000 pounds tongue weight. This ball mount also has a polyurethane cushioning built into the inside to help take out some of the rattles and noise while towing.Well start off our test fit like in a frame of reference from our hitch. In this case this can be 14 inches in height. Were measuring from a top receiver opening down to the ground. Well go ahead and install the ball mount and secure it with a pinning clip.Now, a drop on this is about 2 inches.
Today on this 2012 Chevrolet Colorado, were going to test fit part number 80240 from Hidden Hitch. A couple of things though; with this ball mount this is designed for 2-inch receiver hitches only and then the hitch ball needs to be a one-inch shank.Well start up by getting a reference point on our hitch, measure from the top receiver opening down to the ground. That will be about 14 inches.Well install our ball mount using a pin and clip. Now, the ball mount is in a drop position so well go ahead and get a measurement where the ball bolts on to the top.Here, the measurement is going to be 7.5 inches. That can be extremely little for a lot of trailers. Go ahead and check it now in the rise position.
Today on our 2006 Chevy Silverado 1500, we'll be test fitting the Curt Tri-Ball Mount, part number C45001. The tri-ball mount has a 1-7/8-inch, 2-inch and 2-5/16 chrome balls mounted on a hollow enclosed shank which is black powder coated. It will fit 2-inch by 2-inch trailer hitches and the towing capacity depends on the weight capacity of the ball. The 1-7/8-inch ball has a 5000-pound towing capacity. The 2-inch ball has a 7500 towing capacity and the 2-5/16-inch ball has a 10,000-pound towing capacity. Now, both the 1-7/8-inch and 2-inch balls measure 8-1/2 inches from the center of the hitch pin hole.
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