1. Accessories and Parts
  2. Blue Ox
  3. Tow Bars
  4. Hitch Adapter
  5. High-Low Adapter
  6. Fits 2 Inch Hitch
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

Item # BX88241
lowest price pledge
Our Price: $185.95
You Save: $51.05
Accessories and Parts
This item qualifies for Free Shipping
Shipping Weight: 31 lbs
In Stock
Accessories and Parts BX88241 - High-Low Adapter - Blue Ox
zoom in icon
zoom out icon
Comment field cannot be left empty.
Name field cannot be left empty.

Thank you! Your comment has been submitted successfully. You should be able to view your question/comment here within a few days.

Error submitting comment. Please try again momentarily.

Product Images

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.
  • All Info
  • Reviews (3)
  • Q & A (12)
  • Photos
  • Why etrailer?

Blue Ox Accessories and Parts - BX88241

  • Tow Bars
  • Hitch Adapter
  • Blue Ox
  • High-Low Adapter
  • 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.


  • 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


  • 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   (3 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

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

- BX88241

Great product delivered as scheduled. I have purchased before from etrailer and when the delivery was going to be delayed because of the manufacturer, I was contacted immediately and given a phone contact to call during a weekend. Other retailers only give you an email and a two day wait for a response. Etrailer is a great company to purchase from. 680870

- BX88241

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

All has been fine with the adapter.
Paul B - 12/24/2015


Ask the Experts about this Blue Ox Accessories and Parts

  • Recommended Cargo Carrier For Front Hitch On 2012 Chevrolet Suburban 1500
    The first thing you will want to do is check with your owners manual or with your dealership to see what the tongue weight capacity if for the hitch on the front of your 2012 Suburban. If you choose an adapter in your hitch you need to note that using an adapter will reduce the hitch carrying capacity by 50 percent. Part # BX88241, part # BX88131, part # RM-048-8, and part # RM-048-10 are all designed to be used for flat-towing only and are not designed to be installed in a front hitch...
    view full answer...
  • Recommended Raised Trailer Hitch Adapter to Mount Salt Spreader
    Check out the Blue Ox Blue Ox High-Low Adapter, part # BX88241. This adapter has a 7" Rise and is 12" Long. The tongue weight capacity for part # BX88241 is 10 percent of the towing capacity. For this adapter, the tongue weight capacity would be 1,000 lbs. High-low adapters were designed for flat towing , but Blue Ox said it could support your 600 lb rock salt spreader assuming the trailer hitch on your vehicle can support that much tongue weight as well. The best option would be to...
    view full answer...
  • Recommended Adjustable Ball Mount With Large Drop For 2007 Ford Van
    For your application, I recommend an adjustable ball mount with a large drop like the Gen-Y Adjustable 2-Ball Mount w/ Stacked Receivers - 2" Hitch - 15" Drop - 10K # 325-GH-317. The Gen-Y Adjustable 2-Ball Mount w/ Stacked Receivers - 2" Hitch - 17-1/2" Drop # 325-GH-328 is the deepest drop we have available. The hi-low adapter Blue Ox High-Low Adapter for Tow Bars - 2" Hitches - 7" Rise/Drop - 12" Long, # BX88241, is for flat towing use only. It cannot be used to pull a trailer.
    view full answer...
  • Base Plate Adapter to Flat Tow Jeep Wrangler JKU with Smittybuild Gen2 XRC Bumper
    For your JKU with the Smittybuilt Gen2 XRC bumper you will want the Blue Ox Base Plate Adapter Brackets for Smittybuilt XRC Atlas Bumpers # BX88304. This will allow you the movement you mentioned and is compatible with your Avail Towbar # BX7420. For your high-low adapter, the Blue Ox High-Low Adapter for Tow Bars - 2" Hitches - 7" Rise/Drop - 12" Long # BX88241 will meet your needs. As long as you are within 3 inches of level (whether up or down) you will be in the safe range. I've...
    view full answer...
  • Weight Capacity of Blue Ox 12 Inch and 14 Inch Shanks
    Are you looking at the Blue Ox SwayPro weight distribution shanks, like part # BXW4002? If so, Blue Ox does not give these shanks a specific class rating. All of their shanks fit 2 inch trailer hitches and have a maximum towing capacity of 15,000 lbs and a maximum tongue weight capacity of 1,500 lbs. If you are looking at the 12 inch Blue Ox High-Low adapter, like part # BX88241 or # BX88235, they have a maximum towing capacity of 10,000 lbs. The high-low adapters are not given a tongue...
    view full answer...
  • 7 inch Rise/Drop High Low Adapter for Flat Towing a Jeep Wrangler
    You are correct. When you are flat towing a vehicle you want the tow bar to sit as level as possible between the towed vehicle and the tow vehicle. To accomplish this you will need to get the appropriate rise/drop high-low adapter. It sounds like you either need a 7 inch rise adapter or possibly a 25 inch rise adapter (we don't offer one that big). For an adapter that would do 7 inches of rise or drop you would want the Blue Ox Adapter part # BX88241.
    view full answer...
  • Pin Hole to Pin Hole Dimension on RoadMaster High/Low Receiver
    The pin hole to pin hole distance of the # RM-048-4 is 9-5/8". The Blue Ox # BX88241 has a pin hole to pin hole length of 12 inches, but it also has a rise/drop of 7 inches. This will be crucial to picking out the right adapter for your RV, see attached Help Article. Two adapters that are similar to the Roadmaster one you were looking at are the Blue Ox # BX88235, with the length from center of pin hole to center of pin hole is 10-1/8" and the Roadmaster # RM-076 has a pin hole to...
    view full answer...
  • Availability of Hi-Low Adapter to Lower Receiver Height of Motorhome
    If you're needing to lower the receiver for a tow bar that you're using to flat tow a vehicle, Roadmaster offers several High-Low Hitch Adapters that would get your towbar within the recommended 3 inches of level. For a 10 inch drop use part # RM-048-10. For an 8 inch drop use # RM-048-8, for a 6 inch drop use # RM-048-6, for a 2 inch drop use # RM-048-4 and for a 2 inch drop use # RM-048-2. These adapters shouldn't be used for towing a trailer. For a bike rack or a cargo carrier, Blue...
    view full answer...
  • High/Low Adapter with 6 Inch Rise to Flat Tow a 3,800 Pound Car Behind an RV
    The Blue Ox High/Low adapter # BX88241 has a few more components to it than the Roadmaster version, # RM-076, and a higher capacity so it is overbuilt. The Roadmaster # RM-076 will still work great for you. It is still rated higher than your toad (6,000 pounds) and provides the 6 inch rise that you need.
    view full answer...
  • Option to Raise Cargo Carrier on Rear of 2006 Hyundai Tucson For Better Ground Clearance
    Blue Ox offers the # BX88235 adapter which would give your 3 inches of rise, and would allow you to retain the 500 lb capacity of your cargo carrier, but it shouldn't be used for towing a trailer. The # BX88241 offers 7 inches of rise, and also the capacity of the adapter mentioned above. The Roadmaster adapter you referenced wouldn't allow you to use the full capacity of your cargo carrier.
    view full answer...
  • High Low Adapter for Flat Towing 2019 Honda Civic SI that Needs 7 inches of Drop
    We have an adapter that fits your needs exactly with the Blue Ox part # BX88241. This was designed for flat towing applications like yours where 7 inches of drop is needed to allow the tow bar to set as level as possible. This will not reduce the weight capacity of your trailer hitch in any way either. I also attached a help article link that covers picking out the correct high/low adapter as well.
    view full answer...
  • High-Low Adapter Needed for Flat Towing a 2008 Jeep Wrangler Sahara
    Since you can use different brand high-low adapters with any tow bar we actually have flat towing high-low adapters that will work for your situation. Unfortunately none of our dual adapters have the weight capacity to accomplish this. Attached is a link to our selection of high-low adapters that you can filter through. These range from a 2" rise/drop # RM-072-2 all the way to a 10-1/4" rise/drop # RM-048-10. If you're looking for an option with about a 7" drop like what the Malone #...
    view full answer...

Do you have a question about this Accessories and Part?

  • Why etrailer.com?

    At etrailer.com we guarantee:
  • Highest quality accessories and parts for the best price.

    Our Lowest Price Pledge ensures you will never overpay for the parts you need.
  • Real product know-how.

    We make sure that the products we sell are what we say they are, and that they work the way they are supposed to work. Get real advice from a real person who has the knowledge and expertise needed to solve your problem.
  • Most detailed, accurate accessories and part information available.

    Because we take providing accurate product information seriously, we take our own detailed product photos, demo videos and installation videos, as well as verify measurements, instructions, and vehicle fit information.
  • Installations, made easy.

    We love helping people and have the most highly-trained customer service, hands-on experience, step by step videos and installation instructions.
  • Fast shipping.

    Your order is automatically routed to get out of our warehouse and to your door as quickly as possible. Receive free shipping on orders over $99.
  • Personalized service for life.

    We provide one-on-one, personalized service from the ordering process through the life of your product.
  • Trusted since 1946.

    We've been serving customers since our parts store first opened in 1946 and continue to be recognized by our customers, our vendors and third parties for exceptional service.
  • Returns Policy

    Need to return an item? No problem. Please read our Returns Policy for more information.

Info for this part was:

Expert Research:
Jameson C
Expert Research:
John H
Expert Research:
Adam R
Expert Research:
Jeffrey L
Updated by:
Sarah W

At etrailer.com we provide the best information available about the products we sell. We take the quality of our information seriously so that you can get the right part the first time. Let us know if anything is missing or if you have any questions.