A-Frame Coupler with Oily Finish - 2-5/16" Ball - 14,000 lbs

A-Frame Coupler with Oily Finish - 2-5/16" Ball - 14,000 lbs

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Heavy-duty A-frame coupler features sturdy steel construction, an oily finish and an easy-to-use latch for secure hookup. Call 800-298-8924 to order etrailer a-frame trailer coupler part number CA5400 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all etrailer products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for A-Frame Coupler with Oily Finish - 2-5/16" Ball - 14,000 lbs. A-Frame Trailer Coupler reviews from real customers.
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etrailer A-Frame Trailer Coupler - CA5400

  • 2-5/16 Inch Ball Coupler
  • Weld-On
  • 14000 lbs GTW
  • Standard Coupler
  • etrailer
  • Thumb Latch

Heavy-duty A-frame coupler features sturdy steel construction, an oily finish and an easy-to-use latch for secure hookup.


Features:

  • Weld-on application for A-frame trailers
  • Durable steel construction
  • Built-in jack attachment port
  • Oily finish


Specs:

  • Application: A-frame trailer
  • Ball size: 2-5/16"
  • Hole diameter for jack: 2-1/4"
  • Overall capacity: 14,000 lbs
  • Tongue weight capacity: 2,100 lbs
  • 1-Year warranty


CA5400 A-Frame Coupler - 2-5/16" Ball - Oily Finish







Video of A-Frame Coupler with Oily Finish - 2-5/16" Ball - 14,000 lbs


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Video Transcript for etrailer A-Frame Trailer Coupler - Standard Coupler - CA5400 Review

Today we're going to take a look at the A-frame, thumb latch trailer coupler, with an oily finish for the two and five sixteenths hitch ball. This A frame coupler will let you hook up your trailer to your tow vehicle, provides the connection point right here for the hitch ball. It is a thumb latch design, which makes it very easy to clamp around the ball. Basically to open it up you just pull the latch up, slide it back towards the trailer, and it'll open the ball socket ready for the hitch ball. Then to close it you slide the latch forward and it'll close around the ball. I did happen to pull a two and five sixteenths diameter ball, just to show you how this connects. Again, as we mentioned, to open it just lift up and slide it back, that'll open up the ball socket, goes over the hitch ball.

You just push it forward, you can see that it'll lock right into place. To remove it same way, just release it like that. Now this is made of a sturdy steel construction, this one does have an oily finish to provide corrosion resistance, as you can look at my hand, you can see how the finish is very oily. It is an A frame design, as you can see right here, it mounts to a fifty degree trailer tong. It is a weld-on installation.

This SAEJ684 certified, if you notice on the very back here, the round hole with the three holes, this is a built in jack attachment point. Allows for quick, easy mounting of a round utility jack. The diameter of the hole that the jack goes through, put a measurement on that, it's going to be right at two and a quarter inches. If you notice it does have three threaded holes for installation of the jack. It does require three, three eights by sixteen bolts for installing the jack. The ball size again that it fits on is a two and five sixteenths diameter.

Total weight capacity is fourteen thousand pounds, tongue weight capacity is twenty-one hundred pounds. There is a pinhole right here, that if you do want extra security to lock it, you get a coupler lock, it does have a five sixteenths diameter pinhole diameter. Give you a few overall dimensions, we're going to measure the width, from this edge to this edge. If I put a tape measure on it, it's going to be right at ten and seven eighths inches wide, and in the overall length, from this end to this very end right here. If you can see, is going to be right at twelve and seven eights inches long. That should do it for the review on the A frame, thumb latched trailer coupler with the oily finish, for a two and five sixteenths hitch ball..


Customer Reviews

A-Frame Coupler with Oily Finish - 2-5/16" Ball - 14,000 lbs - CA5400

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (45 Customer Reviews)

Heavy-duty A-frame coupler features sturdy steel construction, an oily finish and an easy-to-use latch for secure hookup.

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Excellent products, price, people, and service. I highly recommend them! 694293



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This product was shipped on day of order and was same quality as heavy duty one it replaced. Price was 3x's less than anywhere else. 637622



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Fit perfect for welding on. 601137



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Just what I ordered 506113



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Product as represented and expected; but it did NOT come with any sort of invoice 503500



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Yes very happy 477457



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Welded on travel trailer, and works great. Also good price and prompt shipping. 476974



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Excellent!! Great people to work with. Good communication,fast shipping. easy tracking device. Product was just as they explained. Thanks you. 439981



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Good product at a reasonable price. 399482



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The parts I needed were difficult to impossible to find here in the northeast. You website made it real easy to find what I needed to restore my flatbed trailer. Thanks 392921



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Great price fast shipping 380340



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Product is perfect for this 74 X 120 stucco crew trailer w/7k axle and G rated tires. Very good price and quality. I'll buy again as needed. 333809


Comments

After one year, still great service.

George - 01/19/2018

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You are the best company for trailers i tems 326246



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Worked excellent. Also great price. 270597



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I had a one time need to put a long tongue on trailer to enable me to haul a 60' sail boat hull to the shipyard. I welded the hitch to a 16' 4" x 5" box beam along with 2" x 2" angles at the angles provided in the Hitch shape. The other ends to the trailer, loaded the boat, and Viola! It all went with only one hitch, the one I bought. Great help! 250064



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Nice heavy duty product just what I ordered Thanks 233823



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nice and easy to weld and nice people to deal with and cheaper then stores around home 221301



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Tongue is as advertised and size seems to match the trailer perfectly. Haven't had a chance to have it welded yet but don't anticipate any problems. It definitely has an oily finish. Wear gloves when handling if you don't want it all over your fingers. 206557


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After a year the trailer coupler is working perfectly. I recently bought another trailer that Im considering changing the coupler on and buying another one.

Jeffrey W - 06/22/2016

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perfet condition really fast delivery i'm very happy with the product and the service thanks a lot 205819



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heavy duty welded on easy. 202546



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Excellent product and fast ship 187932



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Havy duty 157044



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product arrived in a timely manor and I was very satisfied with the transaction 130874



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No instructions available!? 130646



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good price 129881



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Exactly what I needed! 127313



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worked out great 125451



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Very strong 111730



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Super fast shipping, was very satisfied, in fact it got here before I was ready to weld it on 106140



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The 2 5/16 coupler is very high quality and I would recommend this product to everyone. 105772



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Awesome product at a great price! 105456



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This is well built coupler for the price.Thanks etrailer! 79297



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As always good job E Trailer 61974


Comments

i purchased a toyhauler with this coupler and feel so dumb.i was not present when they hooked it up.so didnt know how to release it. your video solved my problem.you guys are great

-- comment by: frank - 01/25/2013

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Glad we could help, it is a bit different of a coupler latch system.

-- Patrick B - 2/4/2013


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as described of good quality great price. no compliants 58044



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The price's at etrailer are great. The trailer Coupler I purchased looks to be better quality than what my trailer was built with. The folks at etrailer are great to do business with, great service,great shipping, as a matter of fact...they even put a rush on my shipping without charging extra for it.....You know I will be back! 53626



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Great products. GREAT service 50929



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Product was just great, shipping was great. very good exchange 49242



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After order was placed the product delivered on-time. It was packaged well. It is exactly what I thought I was getting. Very pleased with the order process and the product. The site is easy to navigate also, which is a big plus. 47533



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got just what I ordered,great service I love you guys and will use you again ................................................ 36403



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So far, everything has been good! You guys are fast and the product looks of quality. 34776



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Good 2-5/16" A-frame coupler for the pr ice. 34534



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Just what I wanted! gerat service and fast delivery! 30295



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Have used this product before with Etrailers. Price can't be beat. Will purchase with Etrailers in the neat future. 30268



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Good quality heavy construction. Shipping was fast no problems. 15518



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I ordered a repair kit which came wth a peice missing so ordered the whole piece. Came promptly. No hassle on returning the other part for refund. 9095


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  • Difference Between Finishes of A-Frame Couplers CA5400 and CA5400-B
  • The oily finish of the A-Frame Coupler with Oily Finish # CA5400 that you referenced is designed to fight off corrosion. But it's pretty messy when handling so I'd recommend going with the painted version part # CA-5400-B instead.
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  • Availability of an A-Frame Coupler that is 45 Degrees and Not 50 Degrees
  • All of the A-frame couplers we carry are for the standard 50 degree A-frames. What you could do, since your A-frame is a lower angle, is have some steel spacers welded on to get to 50 degrees and then use a weld-on coupler. I have linked the weld-on options for you.
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  • What is Angle of Redline A-Frame Coupler, part # CA5400
  • Most A-Frame Trailer Couplers have a standard of 50 degrees. I produced a short video for you showing the angle of the etrailer A-Frame Coupler, part # CA5400. I have also linked an FAQ on trailer couplers.
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  • Does the etrailer A-Frame Coupler Weld On or Bolt On
  • The etrailer A-frame Coupler part # ca5400 is a direct weld-on application. You will weld along the edge of the coupler. I recommend having a qualified welder or trailer professional install the coupler. This coupler works with 2-5/16 inch hitch balls and has a 14,000 lbs capacity. I have linked an FAQ on trailer couplers for you to check out.
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  • Replacement for Weld-On A-Frame Coupler with 14,000 lb Capacity
  • The coupler you referenced does not have replacement parts or a latch repair kit so if the thumb latch is busted you will need to replace the unit with the A-Frame Coupler # CA5400. You can replace it with the same unit, the A-Frame Coupler # CA5400 which has has an oily finish but the same one is available without the oily finish and a black coat of paint, the A-Frame Trailer Coupler # CA-5400-B. There is another option if you want to go with a different manufacturer, the Fulton...
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  • How to Adjust etrailer Weld-On A-Frame 2-5/16-Inch Coupler # CA5400
  • The etrailer Weld-On A-Frame 2-5/16-Inch Coupler, part # CA5400, does not have any adjustment screw to enable you to take up the slack in the fit with your hitch ball. This coupler is produced by a stamping process and this type of manufacturing method will have some slight variances from one unit to another. The 1/4-inch play you find is fairly typical. You can test the security of the attachment at the hitch ball by using your trailer jack to lift the nose of the trailer while the...
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  • How Wide are A-Frame Trailer Couplers CA5400 and CA5100B
  • Coupler # CA5100B measures 9-1/4 inches wide at the widest part. I have included a picture showing some dimensions for you. For coupler # CA5400 is measures 11 inches wide at the widest point. I have included links to the video reviews of these couplers for you.
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  • Troubleshooting A-Frame Weld-On Coupler Not Going Over Hitch Ball Smoothly
  • There are a few reasons why you might be having some difficulty latching your A-Frame Weld-On Coupler # CA5400. First, I recommend making sure that the coupler is unlatching completely when you are uncoupling from the hitch ball. It's possible that it is unlatching just enough to release from the ball but not all the way, making for a more difficult connection when hooking back up to the tow vehicle. I also recommend making sure that the coupler is free of dirt, debris or corrosion,...
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  • Latch Width and Hole Diameter for Trailer Coupler # CA5400
  • I went out to the warehouse and pulled trailer coupler # CA5400 to measure the latch width and its hole diameter. The latch outside width is just over 7/8 of an inch at 0.88 inches. And the hole diameter is just over 5/16 of an inch at 0.32 inches. If you end up needing a lock our etrailer.com lock # e98889 is a good choice. It has a 7/8 inch span and a 1/4 inch diameter pin.
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  • Coupler Replacement Recommendation for a 10k Pintle Trailer for Installing Weight Distribution
  • Weight distribution systems can't be used with the pintle setups. The only option you would have for installing one would be to remove the ring on your trailer and install a coupler. I attached a link to a page that has all of the A-frame couplers we offer. The part # CA5400 would be a great option. This has a 14k capacity and is designed to fit a 2-5/16 inch ball. If your cargo is going to weigh around 10k most likely you are going to need a higher rated system though. For that the...
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  • Replacement A-Frame Coupler That Measures 11 Inches At Widest Point
  • The Redline 14K capacity A-Frame Coupler, part # CA5400 you referred to measures 11 inches wide at its widest point, like the A-Frame coupler you showed in the photo you provided (thanks for the photo, by the way.) The # CA5400 is compatible with 2-5/16 inch trailer balls, and would make an excellent replacement for your current corroded A-Frame coupler.
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  • Will the Master Lock Trailer Coupler Lock # 377DAT Fit on a 2012 Keystone Cougar Trailer
  • I did a little online research and found that Master Lock Trailer Coupler Lock, # 377DAT, should work well on the coupler on your 2012 Keystone Cougar X-Lite 30RLS trailer. I posted a photo of a coupler similar to the one I saw on the same model trailer as yours on the internet for you to check. Compare this coupler to yours so you can be sure this is the style coupler that is on your trailer. If so the # 377DAT coupler lock will work great.
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  • Determining Year of Manufacture Based on VIN Number
  • Your Trailer Vin should be able to give you the year it was manufactured. If your Vin is the 17 digit traditional format post early 1980's, then the 10th digit will give you the ending digit of the year it was manufactured. I've attached a photo to assist with the code. When you say Paris Trailer, all I can find is Paris Custom Trailers or PJ trailers, both of which are located in Paris, Texas. They may be able to assist if you don't have the 17 digit VIN. Your final option would...
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  • Registering Trailer With a VIN But No Title
  • Since you have VIN number, you will simply need to get a bill of sale since he didn't have a title. The DMV won't have record of the trailer because it hasn't been registered with a title yet. With the VIN and a Bill of Sale, you will be able to get the title you need and get it registered.
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  • Difficulty Finding VIN on Old Ranger Trailer
  • The VIN on your Ranger might be in a number of possible locations. Typically the number will be found toward the front of the trailer frame, on an inside-facing surface. If you cannot locate the information there, I recommend simply looking up and down the frame along the length of the trailer. If you find that a VIN is simply not present, and you do not have any paperwork with this information, you may be able to have your local state police or highway patrol assign a new one for the...
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  • Can Surge A-Frame Coupler be Replaced with a Fixed Coupler
  • From the pictures I found online of your 2000 Jayco Eagle ST it appears your trailer has a standard a-frame style coupler on it so you could replace what you have with a coupler like the part # CA5400 and you'd be set.
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