Blue Ox Towbar Drop or Rise Receiver - 6" Drop - 6" Rise

Blue Ox Towbar Drop or Rise Receiver - 6" Drop - 6" Rise

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  • Tow Bars
  • Hitch Adapter
  • High-Low Adapter
  • Blue Ox
  • Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  • 6 Inch Rise/Drop
Achieve the proper height for your tow bar setup with this drop/rise hitch adapter. Provides either a 6" rise or a 6" drop to make up the height difference between your RV and towed vehicle. Rated at 5,000 lbs. Pin and clip included. Call 800-298-8924 to order Blue Ox accessories and parts part number BX88130 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Blue Ox products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Blue Ox Towbar Drop or Rise Receiver - 6" Drop - 6" Rise. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.


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Blue Ox Accessories and Parts - BX88130

Achieve the proper height for your tow bar setup with this drop/rise hitch adapter. Provides either a 6" rise or a 6" drop to make up the height difference between your RV and towed vehicle. Rated at 5,000 lbs. Pin and clip included.


Features:

  • Allows for proper position of tow bar
    • Makes up for height difference between RV's hitch and towed vehicle's base plates
  • Can be used in either the rise or drop position
  • Constructed of sturdy steel
  • Resists rust and corrosion with durable powder coat finish
  • Includes pin and clip for attachment to trailer hitch
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Application: 2" x 2" trailer hitch receivers
  • Drop: 6"
  • Rise: 6"
  • Maximum weight capacity: 5,000 lbs
  • Maximum tongue weight capacity: 500 lbs
  • Distance between center of hitch pin hole to center of hitch pin hole: 7-3/4"
  • Pin hole diameter: 5/8"
  • 1-Year warranty


Note: Designed for flat towing only. Do not use to tow a trailer.


Many tow systems require some sort of hitch accessory to either raise or lower your tow bar so that it sits level. To determine if your setup needs an adapter, hook the tow bar up to your RV and towed car and measure to see how close to level it is. The "safe zone" for a motor-home-mounted tow bar ranges from 3 inches above level to 3 inches below. Car-mounted models must be absolutely level. This high-low adapter can provide you with the necessary drop or desired rise to achieve a level tow bar setup.

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BX88130 Blue Ox Towbar Drop Receiver - 6" Drop 6" Rise



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Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Blue Ox Tow Bars BX88130 Review

Today we're going to be taking a look at the Blue Ox High-Low Adapter for tow bars. This unit allows for proper positioning of your tow bar, it simply makes up for the height difference between the RV's hitch and the tow vehicles base plates. It can be used in either the rise position, or the drop position, whatever one works best for your application. Really nice design, very solid construction. It's constructed of a sturdy steel, and it's going to resist rust and corrosion with a durable, powder coated finish. It also comes with a pin and clip, that way you can easily get the unit installed inside the receiver hitch on the RV. It's going to be standard 5/8" diameter pin.

The product's made right here in the USA, it is designed to fit into a 2" by 2" trailer hitch receiver, and then the receiver tube size on the unit is 2" by 2". When it comes to the rise and drop that it's going to offer, it's going to offer a 6" rise, as well as a 6" drop. It's going to offer a maximum weight capacity of 5,000 pounds, with a maximum tow weight capacity of 500 pounds. A few measurements to go over with you real quick. We're going to take a measurement from the center of one pinhole to the center of the other pinhole. If we do that on center, we can see that that distance is going to measure about 7 3/4" apart on center.

The distance that we have from the center of this pinhole to the back of the receiver tube, that's going to give us a measurement of about 4 1/8 to 4 1/4", and then the overall length of the unit, measuring from very back to very front, that's going to give us a measurement of about 13 1/4", overall length. Pinhole diameters on the unit is 5/8". Please keep in mind that this is designed for flat towing only, it's not designed to tow a trailer. That's going to do it for today's look at the Blue Ox High-Low Adapter for tow bars.


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Blue Ox Towbar Drop or Rise Receiver - 6" Drop - 6" Rise - BX88130

Average Customer Rating:  5.0 out of 5 stars   (20 Customer Reviews)

Achieve the proper height for your tow bar setup with this drop/rise hitch adapter. Provides either a 6" rise or a 6" drop to make up the height difference between your RV and towed vehicle. Rated at 5,000 lbs. Pin and clip included.

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What can you say about a trailer hitch ?? It is a drop/rise adapter . But--- etrailer has been good with me very helpful and good delivery , --- timely . 585598



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I've never been more impressed with the performance of etrailer in my life. I place my order late Tuesday and received it Thursday morning what a fantastic job! 557171



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Extremely well made product - packaging outstanding - fit our unit exactly and it put our BlueOx tow adapter at exactly the right height. 528704



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I just received my 6 inch drop hitch. It's so well built and solid, I think I will need help getting it on my car. I'm handicapped, so moving around is difficult. I'm in the slow process, of getting a mobility scooter carrier together. I bought a Subaru, Ascent, with hitch, but the hitch was too high, and my scooter won't go up the ramp. I had to find a strong drop hitch, and this is the best I have found. The tongue weight is the big issue, my carrier and scooter weigh 200 lbs. I'm informed, when using a drop hitch for a carrier, 50% of the tongue weight, of the hitch, is lost. A lot of hitches for sale, only have tongue weights of 200 lbs and this would not be safe for my purpose. The tongue weight of my Ascent is 500 lbs. I've also purchased a set of LED lights, (for the carrier), already fitted, from Etrailer, another excellent purchase. When I can get help to finally, get everything together, I will send pictures of the finished project. Etrailer.com has been great to work with, every purchase arrived in excellent condition, and all of their representatives I spoke to, have been very knowledgeable and helpful. 661204



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Perfect ! Shipped quick and exactly as I wanted. 652895



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Product was received in good shape and quickly great dealing trailer . 610288



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Seems very well made, exceeded my expec tations. 605551



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I really like the receiver it is very heavy well-made and I think I'm going to have good results with the product 598692



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Great, friendly service! Prompt service. Excellent price. Price matched on one item. Every item included in my rather large order. Will definitely use etrailer again. Appreciate pictures and information on each item. 596756



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This product has been successfully used for a year. I use it as a drop down for my snow plow attached to a Jeep Rubicon. Very heavily constructed and strong. 596459



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Works as specified 519302



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Very stout ! Normal “ Blue Ox “ quality, thanks. Using to tow Jeep Rubicon. 510652



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Another easy order process & a quick delivery. Thx 510498



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Very happy with the drop down hitch. Appreciate etrailer's guidance in selecting right hitch. I really like the order tracking option. 493841


Comments

Great product. Solid and well built.

Terry S - 04/07/2019

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Item was built way better then expected! Fast delivery. Worked great! Thanks 470079



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Extremely well built and solid. 449193



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I have no issues other than recommending adding hitch anti-rattle adapter when using this because it will increase the movement or play in the hitch. 328194



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All components very well made and solid, with good finish. Delivery packaging offered good protection. Installation instructions clear. Service from etrailer.com was excellent - questions answered fully and promptly before order placed, price promise to match other supplier prices honored, order out for delivery within 24 hours with tracking information, and e-mail sent immediately after products delivered with supplier product info and instruction PDFs all gathered together in one place. 288350


Comments

Thanks for the very professional follow-up on the Blue Ox products I bought. In the end, I only used the set-up for about 3,000 miles before I changed my rig from a Class C towing a Jeep Wrangler using the Blue Ox parts to a Jeep Grand Cherokee towing an Airstream. Everything worked just fine for those 3,000 miles and all the parts have been sold on, practically as new, [on-line].

Ian V - 11/01/2017

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Excellent Quality. 179752



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Rite what I needed. Rite on time. T Pa ul 144969


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