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Draw-Tite Ball Mount for 2-1/2" Hitches - 7-3/4" Drop - 10-1/2" Long - 12,000 lbs

Draw-Tite Ball Mount for 2-1/2" Hitches - 7-3/4" Drop - 10-1/2" Long - 12,000 lbs

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Sturdy steel ball mount with hollow shank measures 7-3/4" from center of hitch pin hole to center of ball hole. Angle-cut shank slides easily into your hitch. Powder coat finish over a-coat base provides excellent rust protection. Lowest Prices for the best trailer hitch ball mount from Draw-Tite. Draw-Tite Ball Mount for 2-1/2" Hitches - 7-3/4" Drop - 10-1/2" Long - 12,000 lbs part number 45291 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 - 45291

  • Fixed Ball Mount
  • Fits 2-1/2 Inch Hitch
  • Drop - 8 Inch
  • Rise - None
  • Draw-Tite
  • No Ball
  • Class V
  • 12000 lbs GTW
  • Steel Shank

Sturdy steel ball mount with hollow shank measures 7-3/4" from center of hitch pin hole to center of ball hole. Angle-cut shank slides easily into your hitch. Powder coat finish over a-coat base 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)
  • Angle-cut end on shank allows for easy installation and removal
  • Ball mount can be used in drop position only
  • Sturdy steel construction with hollow shank
  • Black powder coat finish covers a-coat base for superior rust protection
  • Hitch pin and clip or hitch lock sold separately


Specs:

  • Application: 2-1/2" x 2-1/2" trailer hitch receivers
  • Gross towing weight: 12,000 lbs
  • Tongue weight: 1,200 lbs
  • Length: 10-1/2" from center of hitch pin hole to center of ball hole
  • Drop: 7-3/4" from top of inside of hitch opening
  • Ball hole diameter: 1-1/4"
  • Pin hole diameter: 5/8"
  • Limited lifetime warranty


45291 Draw-Tite (Reese Titan) Ball Mount for 2-1/2" Hitches - 7-3/4" Drop - 10-1/2" Long - 12,000 lbs




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Customer Reviews

Draw-Tite Ball Mount for 2-1/2" Hitches - 7-3/4" Drop - 10-1/2" Long - 12,000 lbs - 45291

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (76 Customer Reviews)

Sturdy steel ball mount with hollow shank measures 7-3/4" from center of hitch pin hole to center of ball hole. Angle-cut shank slides easily into your hitch. Powder coat finish over a-coat base provides excellent rust protection.

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Pleased with the drop hitch and both the 2" and the 2 5/16" ball. Will be using the bigger ball to move my travel trailer in the drive way. I've ordered from etrailer in the past and always satisfied with the products, as well as the customer service. 442027



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great piece of equipment. has kept the finish and even the sticker! going to 2.5 inche hitch and not using the adapter that came with the truck has really cut down on the rattle. I'm lovin" it! 830631



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Did what it needed to do. Delivered on time. 805905



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not much to say. good quality and good construction,with heavy gusset in welded joint , the way i would have done it 794965



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etrailer is the best place to buy trailering products. I had an excellent buying experience with quality product, knowledgeable staff and timely delivery. It doesn't get any better. 725417



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It just doesn't get any easier buying from etrailer, they have everything and it's shipped right to your door fast! Won't buy from anywhere else! Thanks again! 680243



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Great product from a wonderful supplier. 672922



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As with previous orders, this one arrived quickly and well packaged. All items are top quality and I’m sure will perform as advertised. etrailer is the only place I turn to for trailer/towing equipment & supplies. Prices are good, employees are helpful and shipping is prompt! 671644



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Excellent! I will be able to haul my two axle heavy trailer with confidence. 663968



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Tried using a cheap 2" from a box store and the reducing sleeve that came with my truck. I ended up having way to much slop and movement with that setup. The 2 1/2" has a much tighter fit and doesnt clunk around every start and stop. Great product. 659958



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Thank you!! 612658



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product as described and it arrived in 2 days. 597492



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Easy process to find and order 596520



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Service was excellent. 596277



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Exactly what I wanted! Thank You Ashley for helping me, great customer service. 593112



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Works like expected and no problems to date... 519120



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Works as expected, not too complicated. 491514



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Ball mount for class V receivers... It leveled out my trailer and does the job without using 2" to 2-1/2" adapters... 459580



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Works great, just what we needed. 458923



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Excellent website, excellent hitch, fast delivery. Thanks 450762



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A great, strong hitch. I use it being my lifted F-350 and have had no problems with anything I hook up behind my truck! 400270



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Looks well built. Good welds. Heavy construction. Fit well in 2017 Ram 3500 factory receiver. Pin hole lined up perfectly. Pulled a 17' bass boat around for a couple of hours. No clunking or rattling. For a fixed-height class 5 hitch, you can't do much better. Great price & prompt delivery, as usual. 398682



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The folks at etrailer specifically Dani were great. Thanks for helping me find the specific item I needed. Fast service, good product, good price, excellent. I am a repeat customer. 395046



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Product arrived ahead of schedule, was in like new condition, and works as expected. I will definitely recommend this company to others in the future. Very satisfied with product and service. 331774


Comments
Ive had this product for a year now and have had the chance to pull the trailers it was bought to pull. This product works perfect. It is so nice to have a 2.5 drawbar that fits and doesnt have any slop in it. Trailers tow nice a straight and feel solidly connected to the truck. Will definitely come back for future needs.
Joe C - 01/11/2018

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Had trouble finding this product...until I found etrailer. Quick search and order was placed. Arrived on time and is exactly what I needed! Thank you!!! 330191


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Ask the Experts about this Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch Ball Mount

  • Ball Mount with 4 to 6 Inch Drop for a 2-1/2 Inch Trailer Hitch Receiver
    B&W ball mount # BWBMHD30214 has a 6 inch drop and will fit the 2-1/2 inch Ford receivers. It is rated for 16,000 pounds gross trailer weight and 1,600 pounds tongue weight. I have included a link to a video review for you.
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  • 8 inch Drop Ball Mount Recommendation for 2018 RAM 2500 with 2-1/2 inch Hitch
    We have the Draw Tite ball mount part # 45291 that fits a 2-1/2 inch hitch like what you have and has an 8 inch drop which is the closest fixed ball mount we have to 10 inches of drop. This has a capacity of 12,000 lbs too. Otherwise you'd have to look into an adjustable ball mount like the part # WS10-25 which does have 10 inches of drop.
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  • 2-1/2 inch Hitch Adjustable Ball Mount Recommendation for a Ford Hitch
    The issue with the Ford factory 2-1/2 inch receiver is that the radius of the rounded corners is different than the radius of the rounded corners on the Titan shank you mentioned. It may not be the solution you had in mind, but the only ball mounts we have that will fit a 2-1/2 inch hitch and give you the amount of drop you need would be an adjustable ball mount like the part # DTSTBM6825.
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  • Ball Mount with 8-Inches of Drop for Use in 2-1/2-Inch Hitch
    We can offer you a choice of fixed and adjustable type ball mounts in your required 2-1/2-inch size that give you the 8-inches of drop. You can see all on the linked page. For a fixed ball mount you can use Draw-Tite # 45291. Be sure to choose a hitch ball that has the correct 1-1/4-inch diameter shank to fit this, such as 2-5/16-inch ball # C40030. If you prefer a multi-ball adjustable mount you might consider the Weigh Safe # WS8-25.
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  • Recommend Ball Mount To Clear Rear Bumper of 2008 Toyota Sienna
    We do have a ball mount that should work well for your towing setup, but, the item you referenced, Forged Ball Mount, part # 40332, will not provide the 7 inches of clearance from the pin hole to the edge of the bumper. The item you selected, Titan Ball Mount, part # 45291, cannot be used in the rise position, so it will not work for your towing setup either. A good solution to provide rise to keep your trailer fairly level when towing and to clear your rear bumper would be the Curt...
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  • Ball Mount for 2-1/2-Inch Hitch That Gives 8-Inches of Drop
    The Convert-A-Ball 2-1/2-Inch Cushioned Ball Mount # AMSCV-6 provides height drop of 6-inches but since they do not offer one like it with 8-inches of drop you can instead check out the items on the linked page which provide 8-inches of drop. These include both fixed ball mounts like 12K Draw-Tite # 45291 and 20K Curt # C45460 and adjustable ball mounts like Bullet Proof # ED258.
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  • Ball Mount to Fit a 2-1/2 Inch Trailer Hitch Receiver with 6 Inches of Drop
    We have a couple ball mounts that are going to be very close to what you're looking for. The Curt Ball Mount # 45291 is a fixed ball mount that has 7-3/4 inches of drop and 10-1/2 inches from the pin hole to the center of the ball hole. It also has a maximum tongue weight of 1,200 pounds. However, it is steel and not aluminum. You also need a hitch ball # C40030. Another option is the Fastway Flash E Series HD Adjustable 2-Ball Mount # FA42-00-2625 that's rated up to 1,800 pounds...
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  • Is Ball Mount Adapter # A81008 Needed to Install Rockstar Mudflaps While Using Brophy Reducer # HR26
    To use the Rockstar Mudflaps on the # HR26 reducer you will need to use the Ball Mount Adapter # A81008 if you do not have a 2 inch ball mount installed as well. If you have a ball mount in the adapter then the mud flaps can be installed on it. If you're using the reducer as a location to install the mud flaps then the # A81008 is needed. Another option instead of the # HR26 is to install a 2-1/2 inch ball mount with a long shank like # 45291.
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  • Can a Ball Mount for a 2-1/2 Inch Class V Trailer Hitch be Used in the Rise Position
    Depending on the ball mount, you can use it in the rise or drop position. Some ball mounts, like # 45291, can only be used in the drop position. The Reese Titan Ball Mount, # RP45323, that comes in the etrailer Ball Mount Kit, # EBMK25518, can be used in the rise or drop position. It will provide 3-1/2 inches of rise or 5 inches of drop. I have included a link to our FAQ article on choosing the right ball mount for you.
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