Blue Ox High-Low Adapter for Tow Bars - 2" Hitches - 7" Rise/Drop - 12" Long

Blue Ox High-Low Adapter for Tow Bars - 2" Hitches - 7" Rise/Drop - 12" Long

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  • Tow Bars
  • Hitch Adapter
  • High-Low Adapter
  • Blue Ox
  • Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  • 7 Inch Rise/Drop
Achieve the proper height for your tow bar setup with this drop/rise hitch adapter. Provides either a 7" rise or a 7" drop to make up the height difference between your RV and towed vehicle. Rated at 10,000 lbs. Pin and clip included. Call 800-298-8924 to order Blue Ox accessories and parts part number BX88241 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 - 7" Rise/Drop - 12" Long. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.


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Blue Ox Accessories and Parts - BX88241

Achieve the proper height for your tow bar setup with this drop/rise hitch adapter. Provides either a 7" rise or a 7" drop to make up the height difference between your RV and towed vehicle. Rated at 10,000 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: 7"
  • Receiver size: 2" x 2"
  • Maximum weight capacity: 10,000 lbs
  • Length (pin hole to pin hole): 12"
  • 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.



BX88241 Blue Ox Hi-Lo Drop Receiver - 7" Drop/Rise








Customer Reviews

Blue Ox High-Low Adapter for Tow Bars - 2" Hitches - 7" Rise/Drop - 12" Long - BX88241

Average Customer Rating:  5.0 out of 5 stars   (2 Customer Reviews)

Achieve the proper height for your tow bar setup with this drop/rise hitch adapter. Provides either a 7" rise or a 7" drop to make up the height difference between your RV and towed vehicle. Rated at 10,000 lbs. Pin and clip included.

- BX88241
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Started checking the rise/drop needed behind my MH after putting etrailer's Blue Ox baseplate on my Dodge Ram P/U. Turned out to be a 7" rise was needed and I needed the 10000 pound rise. Checked prices and etrailer matched the lowest price I found. This was my 6th order from etrailer. Great people to work with. 166857


Comments

All has been fine with the adapter.

Paul B - 12/24/2015

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Arrive very quickly, nice to see a company have inventory and ship out the order same day. The Blue Ox drop down receiver is stout, very please with the product, heavy welding at all joints. 119660


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