1. Trailer Hitch Ball Mount
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  4. Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  5. Drop - 8 Inch
  6. Rise - 9 Inch
Self-Locking, Adjustable 2-Ball Mount w Chrome Balls - 2" Hitch - 8" Drop, 9" Rise

Self-Locking, Adjustable 2-Ball Mount w Chrome Balls - 2" Hitch - 8" Drop, 9" Rise

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Switch easily between trailers with this adjustable, aluminum ball mount. Go from an 8" drop to a 9" rise. Tow up to 8,000 lbs with the 2" ball and up to 10,000 lbs with the 2-5/16" ball. Self-locking system helps prevent theft. Lowest Prices for the best trailer hitch ball mount from Fastway. Self-Locking, Adjustable 2-Ball Mount w Chrome Balls - 2" Hitch - 8" Drop, 9" Rise part number DTALBM6800 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Fastway Trailer Hitch Ball Mount - DTALBM6800

  • Adjustable Ball Mount
  • Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  • Drop - 8 Inch
  • Rise - 9 Inch
  • Fastway
  • Two Balls
  • Class IV
  • 10000 lbs GTW
  • Built-In Locks
  • Aluminum Shank
  • Steel Ball

Switch easily between trailers with this adjustable, aluminum ball mount. Go from an 8" drop to a 9" rise. Tow up to 8,000 lbs with the 2" ball and up to 10,000 lbs with the 2-5/16" ball. Self-locking system helps prevent theft.


Features:

  • Adjustable ball mount makes it easy for you to haul different trailers
    • Ball height adjusts in increments of 1" so that you can easily switch between trailers with different tongue heights
    • Reversible ball platform lets you swap between 2 different-size balls
  • Convenient, self-locking system locks ball mount to receiver tube and ball platform to ball mount
    • Built-in locks can't get lost like other kinds of hitch locks
    • Lock seals are double-sealed to keep out water
      • Resists corrosion
      • Requires no maintenance
    • Uses pick-resistant, tube-style keys (4 included)
  • Ball mount is machined from a solid piece of aircraft-grade billet aluminum
    • Solid aluminum produces a lightweight yet strong ball mount
      • Avoids welds, which can cause weak points that might break
    • Polished finish creates a high-quality appearance
  • 2 Chrome-plated steel hitch balls included
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Fits: 2" x 2" trailer hitch receivers
  • Ball diameters: 2" and 2-5/16"
  • Towing capacity:
    • 2" Ball: 8,000 lbs
    • 2-5/16" Ball: 10,000 lbs
  • Tongue weight capacity: 1,000 lbs
  • Maximum rise: 9" from the top of the hitch receiver opening
  • Maximum drop: 8" from the top of the hitch receiver opening
  • Distance from center of hitch pin hole to back of upright bar: 4-1/4"
  • Distance from center of hitch pin hole to center of ball: 8-1/2"
  • 1-Year limited warranty


cut away view of locking mechanism in action

This cutaway view of the shank shows the locking mechanism in action. The locking pins extend out from the shank when the key is turned, locking the ball mount into the hitch.



Key in lock that locks ball platform to leg of ball mount

The ball platform locks to the ball mount with an internal lock. When you unlock the platform you can slide it up or down to adjust the ball height. You can also slide the platform off, reverse it, and slide it back on to change ball sizes.




DT-ALBM6800 Fastway (Diversi-Tech) Flash ALBM Series Adjustable Locking Ball Mount - 8" Drop, 9" Rise Adjustable Hitch - Solid Billet Aluminum






Customer Reviews

Self-Locking, Adjustable 2-Ball Mount w Chrome Balls - 2" Hitch - 8" Drop, 9" Rise - DTALBM6800

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (466 Customer Reviews)

Switch easily between trailers with this adjustable, aluminum ball mount. Go from an 8" drop to a 9" rise. Tow up to 8,000 lbs with the 2" ball and up to 10,000 lbs with the 2-5/16" ball. Self-locking system helps prevent theft.

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This hitch is constructed even better than I thought, very heavy duty! Love the retractable pins and the key locks! 600314



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Too early to give complete review but on inspection product looks Five Star! 599239


Comments
Fantastic. Best design Ive seen. Works great and locks to vehicle. Super product.
GEORGE M - 01/23/2020

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Freekin awesome hitch! Love all the locking features. No pic. Don't want peeps to see my plates. Highly recommend. Only hitch I will ever buy again! John T. 566044



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Extremely well made, heavier than I expected. Love the key locks instead of pins. 522968


Comments
Love it! Very easy to adjust .
Al - 06/17/2019

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Perfect fit. Keys operate easily. It rattles a bit, but no more than my former hitch. 342219



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If you are looking for a solid trailer hitch I would spend the extra money and get one of these solid hitches. I carry a lot of weight behind my Tahoe and my Dually and have one of these hitches on each. I suggest not trying to save a $100 and get a less expensive one as they are not as strong, its not worth losing a load on the highway. Remember you always get what you pay for... this hitch is awesome. 333436



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Excellent hitch 333189



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VERY nice product. Costly, but price reflected in quality. A great solution to carrying separate hitches with different ball sizes as I've been doing. 240803



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Great hitch Quick shipment I thought it had an anti-rattle but I was wrong. Easy to use and perfect for my use. 210427



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Quick delivery, great hitch, looks and performs beautiful. Can't beat etrailer. I could of gotten away with a 6 inch drop but I bought the 8. No problem with ground clearence on my 2013 F 350. 207682



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Excellent design and materials. Would recommend to others. 182919



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My wife ordered the hitch for me. I own a mowing business and hook trailers a lot. This hitch is remarkable. It adjusts so quickly and seems to be well constructed. A great product. 167644


Comments
Hitch works perfectly. It gets so many looks of envy when its noticed. Its great. I dont think I would own any other adjustable ball hitch.
Billy W - 01/22/2016

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Very impressive so far. Got here in 3 days in the middle of Christmas shipping. Very purdy. Fits well and locks nicely. So far so good. 166756



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Delivered fast, exactly as advertised. 151647



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I needed two different trailer balls. This hitch eliminated the need to carry the other one in the vehicle. It is a nice neat setup for the tow. There is some slop between my receiver and the hitch; but other than that it works great. 138256



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The quality of the hitch is excellent, plus it looks great on the Suburban. This product was exactly what I was looking for. I have three trailers that I keep in several locations. Now I never have to concern myself with having the wrong hitch on the tow vehicle. 131580



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This hitch is like a piece of jewelry in it design and execution 130217



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Awesome ball mount for a reasonable pri ce. 127144



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Both the product and etrailer have exceeded my expectations. I'm in a retail business and wish my entire staff was this efficient. This product may be expensive in some peoples eyes, but the quality and construction is second to none and I'm sure it is considerably less money than what they are going to hook to it. Thanks again. JT 125842



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I am impressed not only with the product, but the service, communication, processing and quick shipping. This was my first order placed with Etrailer.com and will not be the last. Thank you! 115534


Comments
It has worked well, no issues at all. I have not tried to reverse the ball or remove it from the receiver.
Wade - 02/04/2015

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Arrived promptly as presented. Product looks nice and appears substantial. 106641



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Very well constructed - solid feel. Great design, with the flexibility I need. I'm very pleased! 94282



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Appearance of this is very good however i am very disappointed in the amount of loose play the unit has. 71118



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AMAZED at how fast it was shipped and delivered. GREAT product and company to deal with!!! Thank you. 70317



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This unit is the trick to safe towing of trailers up to 10K. A level tow load is the safest tow load. This Ball Mount speaks safety and much more. It's fit and finish are second to none. With the keyed lock system it it easy on and off and easy elevation adjustments. I have towed many trailers and this hitch is number one. Best in class. 68562


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Ask the Experts about this Fastway Trailer Hitch Ball Mount

  • Comparing Diversi-Tech Ball Mounts # DTALBM6800 and # DTALBM6600
    The two ball mounts that you referenced are basically the exact same ball mount with the exception that the # DTALBM6800 can do an 8 inch drop and a 9 inch rise and the # DTALBM6600 can do a 6 inch drop and a 7 inch rise. I would think you would be just fine with the 6 inch drop version, but that really depends on the height of the trailers you plan on towing. I attached a help article that details how to determine how much rise/drop you would need to tow a trailer level.
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  • Can Self-Locking, Adjustable, Aluminum Ball Mount, # DTALBM6800 withstand Indiana Winters
    I would always recommend storing a ball mount of any type and in any geographic location because I personally hate bumping by shins or knees on them! I have also seen some get corroded and stuck in the hitch receiver so that is another reason to take it out when not in use. The outer parts of the Self-Locking, Adjustable, Aluminum Ball Mount, # DTALBM6800, will withstand those harsh Indiana winters, salt brine, debris, and all. The unit is made of aluminum so it is strong and corrosion...
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  • Diversi-Tech Self-Locking, Adjustable, Aluminum Ball Mount Will Not Unlock
    It is entirely possible that there is enough pressure still on the pin that goes through the hitch pin hole to prevent you from easily turning the locking mechanism. This could have occurred from the weight of the trailer when it was connected. To relive the tension you will want to attempt to move, wiggle, persuade the ball mount. This should make the lock easier to turn. If you have to persuade it, use a rubber mallet so you do not damage the finish or metal of the ball mount. Another...
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  • Will Fastway Self-Locking, Adjustable, Aluminum Ball Mount Work With Class V Trailer Hitch
    If the Class V trailer hitch you have installed has a 2-inch receiver opening, then the Self-Locking, Adjustable, Aluminum Ball Mount, part # DTALBM6800 will work great for you. This ball mount includes a 2-inch hitch ball and a 2-5/16 inch hitch ball. This mount has a maximum rise of 9 inches and a maximum drop of 8 inches with 1 inch increments. When used with the 2 inch hitch ball the towing capacity is 8,000 lbs and when used with the 2-5/16 inch hitch ball the towing capacity increases...
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  • Availability of Fastway Self-Locking Ball Mount # DTALBM6800 with 1-7/8 and 2 Hitch Balls
    Yes, we do have a ball mount like the Self-Locking, Adjustable 2-Ball Mount w Chrome Balls # DTALBM6800 that comes with 1-7/8" and 2" hitch balls instead of the 2" and 2-5/16" that you are currently looking at. You can find this with part # DTALBM6407 on our site. This part is compatible with a 2" hitch receiver and has a 4" Drop and 5" Rise. The 1-7/8" hitch ball has a weight capacity of 3,500 lbs while the 2" hitch ball has a weight capacity of 8,000 lbs.
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  • How to Determine if the Diversi-Tech Ball Mount # DTALBM6800 Would Drag the Ground
    The Diversi-Tech Ball Mount # DTALBM6800 that you referenced is a great adjustable ball mount with plenty of capacity and rise/drop range. If you need a drop of around 8 inches this wouldn't be overkill. You should note that this ball mount will measure 12-7/8 inches from the top of the shank that inserts into the hitch to the furthest point down when this ball mount is in the furthest drop position it will go. You would want to measure from the top of your hitch opening down 12-7/8...
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  • Availability of Rustproof Ball Mount with 1-7/8" and 2" Hitch Ball Combo
    We do have different adjustable ball mounts available that can be locked to the trailer hitch receiver, but the only all-in-one self-locking system comes from Fastway, like with part # DTALBM6800, and they simply don't offer a 1-7/8" hitch ball. What I recommend doing is using a Weigh Safe ball mount like the 180 Hitch # LTB4-2 which comes with an aluminum shank and mounting platform as well as stainless steel 2" and 2-5/16" hitch balls. This ball mount is for a 2" hitch receiver and...
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  • Adjustable Ball Mount Recommendation for a Ford F-350 Pickup
    The adjustable ball mount you will need will depend on the height of the top of the hitch opening on your F-350 with 2-1/2 inch receiver hitch. We have an article that explains how to measure to select the correct ball mount, see link. For instance, on my 2004 Dodge Ram 2500 the top of the receiver opening is 20 inches from the ground when parked on a level surface. I use an adjustable drop receiver at 5 inches of drop, top of receiver opening to top of ball mount, for towing a equipment...
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  • Ball Mount Adapter Fit For Equal-i-zer Weight Distribution Shank
    I have a solution for you, but the Replacement Platform and Hitch Balls for Fastway Adjustable Ball Mounts # DTBM180 that you referenced will not work on your Equal-i-zer weight distribution shank. That replacement platform is designed to fit Fastway adjustable ball mounts like the # DTALBM6800. I recommend the Convert-A-Ball Ball Mount Adapter # BA-1. This ball mount is designed to fit weight-distribution shanks with 3/4 inch diameter holes that are spaced 1-1/4 inches apart. My co-worker...
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  • Adjustable Ball Mount to Tow Multiple Trailers with a 2013 Ford F-150 with 6 Inch Lift
    Since the lowest of your trailers needs a ball mount with a 9-1/2 inch drop I recommend going with the Self-Locking, Adjustable, Aluminum Ball Mount # DTALBM7000 with the 10 inch drop. It is better to have that little bit of extra drop and not need it than to have a ball mount that does not offer enough drop. The tongue weight of the trailer could pull down the your 2013 Ford F-150 enough to tow it level with the other ball mount, # DTALBM6800, but there is no guarantee that it will...
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  • Recommended 2 Inch Adjustable Aluminum Ball Mount And Adapter For 2-1/2 Inch Hitch Receiver
    The sleeve that is mounted to the Solid-Tow Adjustable, Aluminum Ball Mount, part # DTSTBM6825 is not removable to allow it to work with a 2 inch receiver opening, but we do have an option for you. I recommend part # DTALBM6800. This adjustable ball mount has the versatility that allows you to be able to go from an 8 inch drop to a 9 inch rise in 1 inch increments. It also includes 2 chrome-plates hitch balls, a 2 inch and a 2-5/16 inch. This ball mount has the same towing weight capacity...
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  • Will SoftRide Anti-Rattle # SR15219 Work With MaxxTow Adjustable Ball Mount # MT70067
    It is not recommended to deviate from the original manufacturer components because the combination has not been tested together for fit, compatibility and safety. With that being said, I went to the warehouse and measured the holes of the MaxxTow # MT70067 channel portion and the diameter is 11/16 of an inch and the diameter of the pin that comes in the package is a 1/2 inch. The SoftRide Anti-Rattle Hitch Pin # SR25219 has a pin diameter of 5/8 inch, which is 1/16th inch smaller...
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  • Dimensions of Diversi-Tech Self-Locking, Adjustable, Aluminum Ball Mount
    The Diversi-Tech Ball Mount, part # DTALBM6625, has a 2-1/2" shank that fits 2-1/2" receivers, and has a 6 inch drop and 7 inch rise and is not designed to be reduced to fit a 2" receiver. If you have a 2" receiver on your Ram 2500 you would need to go with the Diversi-Tech Ball Mount, # DTALBM6600 , or the Diversi-Tech Ball Mount, # DTALBM6800 . I have included video reviews of these Ball Mounts for you to check out. I have also included a FAQ about choosing the correct ball mount for...
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  • Adjustable Aluminum Ball Mount Recommendation for a 2 inch HItch
    The sleeve of the # DTALBM6825 cannot be removed so that it can be installed in a 2 inch hitch. The problem is the hitch pin device sticks out too far. You would need to go with the 2 inch hitch version part # DTALBM6800 instead.
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  • 2 inch Diversi-Tech Adjustable Ball Mount Recommendation to Replace 2-1/2 inch Ball Mount
    The Diversi-Tech Ball Mounts for 2-1/2 inches, like part # DTALBM6825-3S, is intended only for 2-1/2 inch hitch receivers. The sleeve is press-fit and is not removable. Your only real option is to upgrade to a 2 inch ball mount like the part # DTALBM6800.
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