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Draw-Tite Ball Mount for 2" Hitch - 7" Rise, 8" Drop - 9-1/2" Long - 12,000 lbs

Draw-Tite Ball Mount for 2" Hitch - 7" Rise, 8" Drop - 9-1/2" Long - 12,000 lbs

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Sturdy steel ball mount with solid shank measures 9-1/2" from center of hitch pin hole to center of ball hole. Zinc finish provides excellent rust protection. Lowest Prices for the best trailer hitch ball mount from Draw-Tite. Draw-Tite Ball Mount for 2" Hitch - 7" Rise, 8" Drop - 9-1/2" Long - 12,000 lbs part number 4283 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch Ball Mount - 4283

  • Fixed Ball Mount
  • Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  • Drop - 8 Inch
  • Rise - 7 Inch
  • Draw-Tite
  • No Ball
  • Class IV
  • 12000 lbs GTW
  • Steel Shank

Sturdy steel ball mount with solid shank measures 9-1/2" from center of hitch pin hole to center of ball hole. Zinc finish provides excellent rust protection.


Features:

  • Ball mount lets you hook up your trailer to your tow vehicle
    • Shank slides into your vehicle's hitch receiver
    • Ball platform provides mounting point for hitch ball (sold separately)
  • Both drop and rise positions available to ensure level towing
  • Sturdy steel construction with solid shank
  • Zinc finish provides excellent rust protection
  • Hitch pin and clip or hitch lock sold separately


Specs:

  • Application: 2" x 2" trailer hitch receivers
  • Gross towing weight: 12,000 lbs
  • Tongue weight: 1,200 lbs
  • Length: 9-1/2" from center of hitch pin hole to center of ball hole
  • Rise: 7" from top of inside of hitch opening
  • Drop: 8" from top of inside of hitch opening
  • Ball hole diameter: 1-1/4"
  • Ball platform dimensions: 7/8" thick x 3" wide
    • Requires ball shank that is at least 1-1/4" long
  • Pin hole diameter: 5/8"
  • Limited lifetime warranty


Product detail

4283 Draw-Tite Drawbar for 2" Hitches - 7" Rise, 8" Drop - 9-1/2" Long - 12,000 lbs




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Customer Reviews

Draw-Tite Ball Mount for 2" Hitch - 7" Rise, 8" Drop - 9-1/2" Long - 12,000 lbs - 4283

Average Customer Rating:  5.0 out of 5 stars   (48 Customer Reviews)

Sturdy steel ball mount with solid shank measures 9-1/2" from center of hitch pin hole to center of ball hole. Zinc finish provides excellent rust protection.

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I love this solid bar, feels very good behind the wheel .. The drop was perfect for my Chevy Suburban 4x4, Thanks 642012



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This is the third of this one I have purchased. One each for my 3 trucks. Very well build and rated for what I tow. 496217



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I bought a much larger truck and my trailers would not hook up and pull level Just looking online I found this extended drop hook that was perfect. High rated. and built heavy. Very pleased 592801



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Love it. Heavy duty, perfect size for my 4 Wheel Drive 2019 Chevy Tahoe. 738142



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One stout ball mount. Would definitely purchase again. (or similar) 728059



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I got hitch all setup and used it the last 2 days 8 inch [drop] its just what the truck and trailer needed. Got the trailer level now, instead of hitch being way to high. It pulls like a champ and is great. Ill be ordering some more things for my truck and trailer from you soon. Because you sell great products, honest customer service and fast delivery! Thank you so much a pleasure doing business with you. 663650



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Excellent Product, this is a beast the way it constructed. I installed it today on my truck, the drop is perfect for my lifted truck. Everything arrived on time and boxed nice. Customer service over the top each person I had contact with. Very pleased, will be ordering more items from them very soon. 660141



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Solid built with a quality finish. 611525



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very good and quick service 595854



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Hitch is great. The 8" drop on a 2017 Ram 4X4 with 6 inch lift kit is perfect. 590380



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It fits perfect on my f350 diesel, super heavy duty. I'll be using it for towing my car tilt bed trailer. 529874



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seems very heavy duty 521033



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Perfect, just what I wanted. Sturdy and very strong. Thanks so much for the perfect hitch. 510585


Comments
Very strong and lasting long. Tough and perfect. Thanks
Daniel - 05/20/2019

55491

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Very heavy duty, nice finish and great price. The sway control bracket didn’t fit this receiver but I will use to replace damaged unit on another receiver 504885



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Great product inventory. 483898



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Great Product - Fast Shipping 469739



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Very sturdy! 464996



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I bought 5 of each item on this list. The product arrived fast and it is exactly what I needed for the vehicles in my fleet. It is a very well made product and I am very happy with my purchases. 442967



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Sturdy! Won't let you down. 435236



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Great works perfectly. 409702



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works great, it is heavy but that is because it is not a hollow tube. Great value for the price too. 390880



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Exactly what I needed 374162


Comments
after a year, still good!
Jim - 04/29/2018

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Extremely heavy duty and more hitch than I needed but worth it 353362



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Great heavy duty draw bar for the money !! 329269



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Very nice drop for hauling my car trailer. Looked at a lot of other places but could not find one this heavy duty. Fast shipping , great place, will order from here again 325819


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  • Ball Mount with 5 Inch Rise for 2 Inch Trailer Hitch
    We have numerous ball mounts that offer at or around 5 inches of rise! For a basic ball mount with a 5 inch rise you can use Curt ball mount # C45336. It is rated for a maximum of 10,000 pounds gross trailer weight and 1,000 pounds tongue weight. It measures 9-3/8 long from the center of the hitch pin hole to the center of the ball hole. The ball hole is 1-1/4 inches in diameter. For a ball with the proper size shank to fit that hole you can use # A-90 for a 2 inch or # 19286 for a 2-5/16...
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  • Long Ball Mount with 8 Inch Drop for 2 Inch Trailer Hitch
    The longest ball mount we have that has an 8 inch drop is cushioned ball mount # AMSC8. It measures 11-1/2 inches from the center of the hitch pin hole to the center of the ball hole. I have included a link to a video review of this ball mount for you.
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  • Availability of a Ball Mount that Provides a 6 Inch Rise
    The Draw-Tite Ball Mounts, item # 4283, does not come in a 6 inch rise configuration. At this time we do not have a ball mount with a 6 inch rise available. We do offer two ball mounts with a bit higher rise. The Convert-A-Ball Cushioned Ball Mount for 2 inch Hitches, item # AMSC6HD, has a 6-1/2 inch rise, and the Convert-A-Ball Cushioned Ball Mount, item # AMSC8, has a 6-3/4 inch rise. You could get exactly a 6 inch rise by using the Diversi-Tech Aluminum Ball Mount, item # DTBM5600,...
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  • What is the 1-1/4 inch Hitch Ball Mount with the Highest Rise
    The highest rise ball mount we carry that is designed to fit a 1-1/4 inch hitch is the Brophy Class II Draw Bar part # BM96, this ball mount has a 5-1/2 inch rise. The only other option you would have would be to find a way to lower your trailer so that you wouldn't need a ball mount with as much rise. If your current axles are below your leaf springs you can move them to being above the springs to accomplish this. The diameter of your trailer axle will determine the size of the...
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  • Ball Mount Recommendation that is 14 inches Long and Has Drop of Up to 6 inches
    The ball mount we have that would work well for you is the Curt ball mount part # D-28 which is 14-1/4 inches long and has a drop of 6 inches.
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  • Availability of a Hitch Drawbar with a 10 Inch Drop and 1-1/4 Inch Shank
    The 1-1/4 inch shank drawbar that we carry with the deepest drop is the Brophy Class II Drawbar 5-1/2 inch Rise or 6 inch Drop, item # BM96. This drawbar is only designed for use in Class II rated hitches. At this time we do not carry a 1-1/4 inch shank Drawbar with a 10 inch Drop. If the # BM96 Draw bar will work for your setup, you may also be interested in a properly sized hitch ball. We have the Tow Ready 2 inch Ball, item # 19258, and the Tow Ready 1-7/8 inch Ball, item # 19256,...
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  • Recommended Ball Mount for 8 Inch Drop and 7,500 to 10,000 Capacity
    The Draw-Tite Ball Mount for 2" Hitch - 7" Rise, 8" Drop - 9-1/2" Long - 12,000 lbs # 4283 is the closest we have to what you are looking for in a fixed mount. It has an 8 inch drop, 12K capacity, 1-1/4 inch hitch ball hole diameter, and 7/8 inch thick mount. The smaller diameter holes and thinner mount will leave you with only a 5K capacity. For a 2 inch ball, I recommend # A-90 and for a 2-5/16 inch ball # A-6. Another option is to use an adjustable ball mount like # AM3297 which...
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  • Measuring for Hitch Ball Mount When Using Tow Dolly Behind 2003 Honda Odyssey
    When you consider using a tow dolly with your 2003 Honda Odyssey, you will want to keep in mind the towing capacity of your Odyssey is 3500 lbs. I spoke with my contact at Roadmaster and they told me that you will want the hitch ball between 16 and 18 inches from the ground. this would provide enough clearance when you encounter dips in the road or curbs and driveways. I have attached a helpful article that explains how to select a ball mount. You will want to take this measurement...
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  • Recommended Hitch for 2006 Ford E-350 Cutaway Van
    If your 2006 Ford E-350 Cab/Cutaway Van has holes on the rear frame members that are 38-5/8" apart, you can use the Curt # 13053, which is a Class III hitch with a 2" receiver. Because of the rear step bumper you will likely need to use a ball mount with a longer shank AND a drop on it like the Draw-Tite # 4283 in order to tow a trailer, but that won't effect the fit of the hitch otherwise. You will want to measure from the center of the hitch pin to the edge of the step bumper to determine...
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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch Receiver for 2001 Ford F450 Cab and Chassis
    The Buyers Products Black Receiver Tube 2" I.D. x 6" Long Welded To 1/2" Mounting Plate # 3371804055 would work as a replacement but won't allow you to use the trailer you are seeking to use due to the height unless you use a drop ball mount like the Draw-Tite Ball Mount for 2" Hitch - 7" Rise, 8" Drop - 9-1/2" Long - 12,000 lbs # 4283. Then you can use the Pin and Clip # PC3 and hitch ball # 19286. If you want a higher towing capacity overall when you include the other components,...
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  • Ball Mount Recommendation for 2006 Honda Odyssey with Curt Hitch with 7 inches of Rise
    When we installed the Curt Hitch part # C13068 on a similar 2005 Honda Odyssey as yours we found that from the top of the hitch opening down to the ground measured 13 inches. That means that if you need a ball mount platform height at 19-21 inches you'd want a rise ball mount of around 7 inches. For that we have the part # 4283 which in the rise position provides 7 inches of rise. For a 2 inch hitch ball you then would want the part # A-90, or for a 2-5/16 inch hitch ball part # 19286.
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  • 12K-Rated 2-Inch Ball Mount with 8-Inches of Drop
    For a 2-inch ball mount rated for 12,000-lbs that has 8-inches of drop we offer two options you can see on the linked page. Part # 4283 from Draw-Tite provides 7-inches of rise or 8-inches of drop, as does Curt # C45448. Both take a hitch ball, sold separately, like 10K-rated # A-90. This is the highest-rated 2-inch ball we offer. We do not have a 12K ball mount with this rise/drop that comes with the hitch ball pre-mounted.
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  • Ball Mount and Ball Recommendation for 2005 Dodge Dakota Quad Cab V8 and Boat Trailer
    For your 2005 Dodge Dakota Quad Cab V8, I recommend the Draw-Tite Aluminum Ball Mount # 4283 based on the coupler height you gave. It is a Class III ball mount with a 7 inch rise with a tow rating of 12,000 lbs. This mount will be a good fit based on your coupler height with the hitch height of the Hidden Hitch and Draw-Tite trailer hitches you referenced as it will provide a level tow for your boat trailer. If you would prefer a more economic option, I would recommend the Draw-Tite...
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  • Ball Mount for a 2014 Toyota RAV4 to Tow a Yakima Rack and Roll Trailer Level
    The ball mount that you use is going to depend on the trailer hitch you have on your 2014 Toyota RAV4. If it has a 2 inch receiver opening then it will not be a problem. But if it is a 1-1/4 inch opening that makes it a Class I or II hitch and you are supposed to use a specific ball mount indicated by the hitch manufacturer. Since Yakima is measuring that 22 inches to the top of the ball and all of the ball mounts are based on measuring to the bottom of the coupler instead you would...
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  • Selecting a Ball Mount for a 2002 Ford F-250 On a 4 Inch Lift Kit
    Ball mounts are typically ed based on the trailer height and vehicle hitch height. With a 4 inch lift on your truck you will certainly need a ball mount with a significant to it. I imagine you will need a 6 or 8 inch like part # 40332 for 6 inches, or part # 4283 for 8 inch. To find out exactly which size you need to keep your trailer level, you will need to take measurements of your trailer height and hitch height. I have included a link to a Ball Mount Selection page that will show...
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