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Blue Ox Adjustable Drop Hitch Receiver Adapter - 2" Hitches - 8" Rise/Drop - 10,000 lbs

Blue Ox Adjustable Drop Hitch Receiver Adapter - 2" Hitches - 8" Rise/Drop - 10,000 lbs

Item # BLU28XR
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Insert this heavy-duty drop hitch receiver adapter into your 2" hitch to get up to an 8" rise or drop for high or low ground clearance. 1-800-940-8924 to order Blue Ox hitch adapters part number BLU28XR or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Blue Ox products. Great prices and Fastest Shipping for Blue Ox Adjustable Drop Hitch Receiver Adapter - 2" Hitches - 8" Rise/Drop - 10,000 lbs. Hitch Adapters reviews from real customers.
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Blue Ox Hitch Adapters - BLU28XR

  • High-Low Adapter
  • Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  • 10000 lbs
  • 8 Inch Rise/Drop
  • Tow Bars
  • Blue Ox

Insert this heavy-duty drop hitch receiver adapter into your 2" hitch to get up to an 8" rise or drop for high or low ground clearance.


Features:

  • Drop hitch receiver adapter provides a rise or drop to match the height of your application
    • Shank slides into hitch receiver
  • Built-in anti-rattle bolts reduce vibration and noise
  • Heavy-duty steel construction is ideal for towing heavy loads
  • Corrosion-resistant black powder coat finish
  • (3) 5/8" Hitch pins with clips included for securing accessories, adapter, and shank
    • Hitch lock sold separately
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Application: 2" x 2" hitch receivers
  • Built-in receiver size: 2" x 2"
  • Maximum drop: 8"
  • Maximum rise: 8"
  • Maximum gross towing weight capacity: 10,000 lbs
  • Maximum tongue weight: 1,000 lbs
  • Dimensions: 13-1/2" tall x 12-3/4" long x 4" wide
  • Weight: 25 lbs
  • 1-Year warranty


Note: For flat-towing use only.



BX88340 Blue Ox Adjustable Drop Hitch Receiver Adapter - 2" Hitches - 8" Rise/Drop - 10K

Installation Details BLU28XR Installation instructions



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Blue Ox Adjustable Drop Hitch Receiver Adapter - 2" Hitches - 8" Rise/Drop - 10,000 lbs - BLU28XR

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (39 Customer Reviews)

Insert this heavy-duty drop hitch receiver adapter into your 2" hitch to get up to an 8" rise or drop for high or low ground clearance.

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Adjustable riser working great on my motorhome. Was towing a pickup, and switched to a wrangler this year and was able to adjust my tow height to natch up with the jeeps tow bracket. Great product.



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When we got our new RV and were a few days away form our first trip where we would be flat towing our truck, we realized that we needed a drop hitch receiver adapter to be able to flat tow properly. We couldn't find it locally and etrailer got it to us in 2 days (1 day to spare). We were very grateful. our calls to customer service to ask about timely delivery was also excellent; the team was very caring. We have used etrailer in the past and will continue to do so.



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Great product for flat towing a lifted vehicle. Very strong and high quality. Allows tow bar to be level with the towed vehicle and the towing vehicle for safer towing



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Absolute must if you have a roll pan as it allows the tag to be visible so you don't have to remove the hitch every time and moves the trailer off the truck.
Had wrote a longer review but screen reloaded biggest thing is it works meets measurements and the piece on the end will take any regular shank as the one I had purchased from Walmart came with a 3 ball shankbut it was shortened to fit the hole so only that shank was compatible with the Walmart hitch



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Nice solid product, but the shank is not as "large" as the blue ox tow bar, so there is a lot of slop in the connection. The shank is also rounded, which means that even with the blue ox hitch stabilizer, there is still slop.



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Couldn't use it. It changes the leverage point from trailer and if you don't have air bags or air shocks, the rear of the truck end up being lower than what's wanted.



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Screw hole wasn’t treaded properly or was painted over. Steve Denker in the Blue Ox customer service department wishes me luck in borrowing a tap and fixing their manufacturing issue myself. Not what I expect from blue ox. Was going to return and hope they got the next one right, but not the right thing to do for the supply chain or the environment, so I’ll buy a tap and get it done.



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When I ordered it the scheduled delivery date was 2 days earlier than when receiving it.
I would have not ordered it knowing that it would not show up until today. We had to move the conveyor before your hitch showed up. looks like it is well built but haven't actually used it.



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Easy to DIY installation with provided instruction manual.
Price point is a bit higher than expected, even though the design and material appear to be high quality.



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Order actually arrived a few days early which worked out great.



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This is a great product. The only issue I have is due to the type of material the hatch is made it has accumulated a little rust over the past year.



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Great product. I am surprised how far it sticks out from the back of the truck. The hitch pin could have been closer to the main part of the hitch. It works fine as is though. Very well made.



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Called and spoke to Michelle, was very knowledgeable, helpful in looking up additional details and specifications.

I received the hitch yesterday, absolutely the best hitch I ever bought, quality is superb.



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Great product. easy to install and adj ust



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Just received Thursday just in time for our departure on saturday. Great response from sales and follow up as well to make sure we were good to go. Very well made and very versatile in adjustment. Will try to provide feedback once we use it.



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Easy ordering process and FAST shipping! Very satified!



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Just wish it could be a couple inches taller but great fit and looks solid/strong. Once I finish with the supplemental brakes and lights wiring, this should serve me well for many years to come



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GREAT PRODUCT EXCELANT FITTING
THANK
YOU ETRAILER



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Works Perfect! Excellent quality!



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Was delivered much earlier than we were expecting thank you so much



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