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Blue Ox High-Low Adapter for Tow Bars - 2" Hitches - 8" Rise/Drop - 11-1/2" Long

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  • Tow Bars
  • Hitch Adapter
  • High-Low Adapter
  • Blue Ox
  • 8 Inch Rise/Drop
  • Fits 2 Inch Hitch
Achieve the proper height for your tow bar setup with this drop/rise hitch adapter. Provides either an 8" rise or an 8" 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 BX88131 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Blue Ox products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Blue Ox High-Low Adapter for Tow Bars - 2" Hitches - 8" Rise/Drop - 11-1/2" Long. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.



Blue Ox Accessories and Parts - BX88131

Achieve the proper height for your tow bar setup with this drop/rise hitch adapter. Provides either an 8" rise or an 8" 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 positioning of tow bar
    • Makes up for height difference between RV's hitch and towed vehicle's base plates
  • Can be used in either 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
  • Rise/drop: 8"
  • Receiver size: 2" x 2"
  • Maximum weight capacity: 5,000 lbs
  • Length (pin hole to pin hole): 11-1/2"
  • 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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Video Transcript for Blue Ox Accessories and Parts BX88131 Review

Speaker 1: Today we're going to take a look at the Blue Ox High Low adaptor for tow bars with the eight inch rise or drop and for two inch hitches. This part will allow for proper positioning of your tow bar. It will make up for height difference between your RV's hitch and your towed vehicle's baseplates. Can be used in either the rise position like this or if you turn it around, it could be used in the drop position. Now, it is constructed of a sturdy steel. If you notice this part that goes into your hitch, it's a solid shank.

Now, it does resist rust and corrosion by using a durable powder coat finish on it. Does come with the pin and clip for attachments to your trailer hitch. This part is made in the USA. One note on this, this part is designed for flat towing only. You do not want to use this to tow a trailer.A few specs on it again.

The application is for two inch by two inch trailer hitch receivers. The rise and drop, we're going to put a ruler on it. The rise you can see is right at eight inches and the drop if we turn it around is going to be right at eight inches also. The length from the hitch pinhole to this pinhole center to center is going to be right at 11 and a half inches. The pinhole diameter is 5/8 of an inch and the maximum weight capacity on this is 5,000 pounds, maximum towing weight capacity is 500 pounds.

That should do it for the review on the Blue Ox High Low adapter for tow bars with the eight inch rise or drop and for two inch hitches.


Customer Reviews

Blue Ox High-Low Adapter for Tow Bars - 2" Hitches - 8" Rise/Drop - 11-1/2" Long - BX88131

Average Customer Rating:  5.0 out of 5 stars   (3 Customer Reviews)

Achieve the proper height for your tow bar setup with this drop/rise hitch adapter. Provides either an 8" rise or an 8" drop to make up the height difference between your RV and towed vehicle. Rated at 5,000 lbs. Pin and clip included.

- BX88131

by: Eric Johnson06/16/2017


I run a business from the road in my RV so I am never in one place to long. I needed this part for my RV and was concerned about shipping. I called and spoke to Lisa D and she was very cordial and helpful. We discussed my travel plans and the best method to ship the unit and it arrived as promised. Lisa emailed me a few times to keep me up to date on my shipping progress. The videos on etrailer are great too. etrailer also has a low price guarantee. So I get low prices, and great service, and I don't have to deal with other online stores. Lesson learned, buy from etrailer, not the other big online store where you will get lost in the shuffle of big business. Lastly, I have used Blue Ox equipment on my RV for years and it is all great stuff. 395035



- BX88131

by: Jack09/19/2016


Worked out very well for my winch. 296269



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by: art04/09/2017


super strong 364927


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  • Can a Roadmaster High-Low Adapter be Used with a Blue Ox Tow Bar to Flat Tow a Honda CR-V
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  • My contact at Blue Ox confirmed that their High-Low Tow Bar Adapter # BX88131 cannot be used with a tow dolly. It is for use only with a tow bar like their Alpha # BX7365. If you need to connect a tow dolly and require a lower ball height you can use a 2-inch adjustable ball mount like # HL17202 from Husky or one of the others shown on the linked page. All can provide the same 8-inches of drop as the adapter.
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  • Pin Hole to Pin Hole Dimension for the Blue Ox High-Low Adapter # BX88131
  • The pin hole to pin hole length of the Blue Ox High-Low Adapter # BX88131 that you referenced is 11-1/2 inches. The other important dimensions are the amount of rise/drop it can do which is 8 inches in either position.
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  • I spoke to my contact at Blue Ox and the dimension you are looking for is 8 inches.
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