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  • Hitch Expander
  • Fits 1-1/4 Inch Hitch
  • 7-1/4 Inch Long
  • 1-1/4 Inch to 2 Inch
  • Brophy
  • Class I and Class II Compatible
  • Steel
Need to put a 2" bike rack or cargo carrier in your 1 1/4" hitch receiver? No worries. Simply insert this adapter and off you go. It cannot get any easier to use and is certainly less expensive than buying another hitch! Call 800-298-8924 to order Brophy hitch adapters part number HTAD or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Brophy products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Hitch Adapter 1-1/4" to 2" Trailer Hitch Receiver. Hitch Adapters reviews from real customers.



Brophy Hitch Adapters - HTAD

Need to put a 2" bike rack or cargo carrier in your 1 1/4" hitch receiver? No worries. Simply insert this adapter and off you go. It cannot get any easier to use and is certainly less expensive than buying another hitch!


Features:

  • Convert any 1-1/4" (Class I and II) receiver to a 2" receiver (not to be used for towing or with snow plows)
  • 1-1/4" shank is solid
  • 2" shank is hollow
  • Has powder coated black finish


Specs:

  • Capacity: 300 lbs tongue weight
    • Note: Tongue weight capacity of hitch will be reduced by 50% with use of adapter
  • Measures 7-1/4" from pin hole to pin hole
  • Hitch accessory (bike rack, etc.) cannot be more than 3-3/8" long from the center of the hitch pin hole to the end of the shank (part that slides into the hitch)
  • Requires hitch pins and clips (sold separately)
    • Requires 5/8" pin for 2" receiver (PC3)
    • Requires 1/2" pin for 1-1/4" receiver (PC2)
  • Made in the USA


HTAD Hitch Adapter 1-1/4" to 2" Trailer Hitch Receiver







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Hitch Adapter 1-1/4" to 2" Trailer Hitch Receiver


Hitch Adapter 1-1/4" to 2" Trailer Hitch Receiver
Brophy Hitch Adapters

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Code: HTAD

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  • Hitch Adapters
  • Hitch Expander
  • 7-1/4 Inch Long
  • Steel
  • Fits 1-1/4 Inch Hitch
  • Class I and Class II Compatible
  • 1-1/4 Inch to 2 Inch
  • Brophy


Need to put a 2" bike rack or cargo carrier in your 1 1/4" hitch receiver? No worries. Simply insert this adapter and off you go. It cannot get any easier to use and is certainly less expensive than buying another hitch!

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Video Transcript for Brophy Hitch Accessories HTAD Review

Today we'll be reviewing part #HTAD. This is the Brophy Hitch Adapter for 1-1/4" to 2" trailer hitch receivers. It's going to help you convert that 1-1/4" receiver to a 2" receiver so that you can easily haul your accessories such as bike racks and hitch mounted cargo carriers. You do want to stay away from using this for towing or with heavier accessories such as snow plows. The 1-1/4" shank is a solid shank and the 2" receiver is a nice hollow receiver, makes it very easy to haul your accessories. Has a nice powder coated black finish on it. It's going to help it stand up against rust and corrosion. This part right here is the part that will slide into the hitch.

You would then line up the pinhole and use the 1/2" pin to secure it in place. Part #PC2 and that is sold separately. To load your accessory you slide the shank of your accessory into the receiver tube of your hitch. Line up the pin hole and use a 5/8" pin and clip. Part #PC3 to secure that in place. And that pin and clip is also sold separately. Just keep in mind when using your accessory, it cannot be more than 3-3/8" long from the center of the pinhole of your accessory to the end of the shank or else it's going to make contact with the back of the 2" x 2" receiver. This does have a capacity of 300 pounds but that will be reduced, or the weight capacity of your hitch will be reduced by 50% with use of an adapter. And now I'd like to go over just a few quick measurements for you.

We have an overall length of 10-3/4". From center of one pinhole to the other it's 7-1/4". From this pinhole up to the 2" receiver, it's 2-3/4", and that same measurement here at the front is 2-1/4". From the back of our shank to the center of the pinhole we have a measurement of 1-3/8". This product is made in the USA. And that's going to complete our review for part #HTAD.

This is the Brophy Hitch Adapter, converting 1-1/4" hitch to a 2" Trailer Hitch receiver. .


Customer Reviews

Hitch Adapter 1-1/4" to 2" Trailer Hitch Receiver - HTAD

Average Customer Rating:  4.6 out of 5 stars   (136 Customer Reviews)

Need to put a 2" bike rack or cargo carrier in your 1 1/4" hitch receiver? No worries. Simply insert this adapter and off you go. It cannot get any easier to use and is certainly less expensive than buying another hitch!

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Seems like a decent extender/adapter for my 1 1/4" to 2" hitch needs. 93416


Comments

After one year this product continues to work and function as advertised. I use it for lite duty. It provides a platform to which I mount my bike rack via a lite weight trailer hitch. The fit and finish has held up well. Good product, does whats expected.

Tom M - 02/03/2015

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Product was extremely well put together. Welds were all neat and uniform. Nothing was out of line. Finish was great. Heavy gauge steel: nothing cheap about the product. Excellent product. 185985


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Doing great. Used it again this week to pull a fertilizer spreader. No problem at all. Paint even still looks brand new.

Butch L - 04/21/2016

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Fits in exactly in my older 1994 Honda lx draw tite hitch no mods needed.... Perfect for the Thule 2 bike bike rack hitch mount.... 99104


Comments

Product works as designed with no issues! Fits perfectly in the Draw-Tite hitch with no modifications, glad I bought from etrailer, they know there stuff!

Joe O - 09/09/2014

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It is what I ordered. Thank you. I have sent photos previously. I thought I was going to get Free Shipping as per your flashing banner. Did not. Bill Beaver 61084


Comments

Your adapter works as described. I have no issues with it.

W.A.Beaver - 06/10/2014

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Very heavy duty. Will use it with a bike rack I had for another vehicle that had a 2" receiver. 98904


Comments

I want to adapt my 11/4 hitch to 2 for a Hollywood platform bike rack. However, the hitch adapter I got locally had some play in it. Do you have any movement with your platform bike rack with your adapter? The movement I had was where the adapter slid into the hitch, not with the bike rack.

-- comment by: Nancy - 08/30/2014

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Comments

Nancy, the adapter has very little movement in my Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver. It fits good with the bike rack

-- comment by: Ken F - 09/03/2014

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Product looks good quality. Took an hour to put in. Recommend two man job but jack stands work great. Before removing old bolts used WD 40 to soak them. Tap set would have worked great but muscle works as well on corroded holes. Did not have to jack vehicle. Did in car port. Liked they gave torque specs. Am firm believer in torquing bolts to spec. Received product a day earlier than promised. Liked box was the size of small bike box. Using it initially for 4 bike carrier and can not wait to try it out. Must purchase hitch lock for this vehicle since carrier was used on Jeep. all in all I found everything clear and seller caring of service. Very happy. 405871



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Description was perfect on website. I spent hours running around to Home Depot, Menards, Walmart, Ace and all I could find was a hitch adaptor with a hole 3 and 1/4 when I needed 3 and 3/8. I had no idea that there would be a company that was on the internet that sold specialized adaptors. This was handy because the original bike rack I was trying to attach isn't made anymore. Also, the bike rack manufacturer apparently didn't want to have its 2 inch opening reduced to 1 and a 1/4 because of the weight limits for the rack. Your site explains that the weight for the rack should be adjusted for this change, so all is good. 53692



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I can't believe how much this thing wobbles inside of my hitch, and how much my accessory wobbles inside of it. Two wobbles don't cancel it and I get wobble-wobble. I have yet to use my accessory because that just won't work out. I'm trying to use the Rhino T-Loader so that I can load a kayak on my roof. Paint also chipped off so easily from playing around with installation; I didn't even USE the accessory yet. For the cost of this chunk of metal, I'd have hoped for better fitment. Most anti-rattle devices only work for securing the accessory-to-hitch end. I'm not quite sure if I can stabilize both ends... 229877



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Product was of excelent quality and exactly as described. The good dimensional infomation on eTrailer was most helpful in determining whether this product would work for me. Because of the excellent engineering info on eTrailer, I was able to determine the loading that I will able to carry and I learned a lot about the different class hitches and their ratings which was most helpful. Product arrived very quickly. I am using this product with a bike rack on my 1-1/4" car hitch. Great website and great service. What could be better. I would buy here again. Thanks eTrailer!! 29471



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This product is very well built. It's also very heavy. However I bought it thinking I would use this so I could continue to use my 2" bike rack that I would routinely use behind my SUV. It will work but in the end the rack sticks out way too far and I did not get a comfortable feeling about the stress I would place on a class 2 hitch (1.25"). The product itself is great but if your intent is to use it on a bike rack my suggestion is to think it through. If your carrying a good deal of weight centered too far off the back of the car then you might loose stability. 176468



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Unfortunately I had to return the product because the 1 1/4" x 1 1/4" shaft was not long enough for me to match or mate its pin hole with the pin hole on the hitch. The 2" x 2" portion would hit the bottom of my rear bumper which prevented the 1 1/4" x 1 1/4" shaft from being inserted all the way into the hitch. It would have worked if the pin hole on the 1 1/4" x 1 1/4" shaft could have been inserted about 1/2" more. Looks like I will have to purchase a brand new bike rack since I will not be able to use the 2" x 2" that I now own. 159091



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I needed this product to adapt a standard Honda 1 1/4 inch hitch to a bike rack with a two inch mounting bar. Ordinarily, the hitch bar might have fit the standard Honda mount, but there was a blocking reinforcement bar under the Honda mount. This mount enables me to conform both the existing and bike rack mounts. Note: I carefully measured hole distances from ends of each mount to be sure it fit, which it does. I have no time to test the mount with the full rack load right now, but it seems to be within specified tolerances. 84470



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I have a 2004 Toyota Corolla. Shipment was fast even with the holiday. Parts and bolts all securely packed. I also ordered the 1.25 to 2" adapter. Installing: I couldn't get the bolts to catch to screw in so I tapped the weld nuts and that did the trick. Local stores have the single 12-1.25 so I didn't have to buy an entire tap and die set. After that the installation was pretty straight forward. I wish I would have thought to investigate a hitch years ago versus carrying the bikes on a trunk carrier. 403916



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This hitch adapter is just what the doctor ordered!! It met my needs in making it possible to "adapt" a rear cargo carrier to our 2007 Ford Explorer. This gives us extra capacity to transport wedding-related items from our home in Columbus, OH to Battle Creek, MI without having to rent a trailer or use two vehicles. Not only that, etrailer.com "performed a miracle" in getting this delivered in 2 days at no extra cost!! GREAT JOB in supplying what we needed, when we needed it, at a price we could afford. 119859



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Seems to be a solid product for our purposes. We already had a 2" receiver type bike carrier, but the wife's car can only handle a 1-1/4" hitch. This adapter saved us a good chunk of money on a new bike carrier. It slid in a little tight on the first go, but nothing a little grease couldn't solve. Highly recommended for this type duty. Oh yeah, etrailer.com had what we needed in stock (hitch for a 2010 Malibu LTZ & this adapter) and shipped immediately. Their tracking software was slick, best I've seen. 35463



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Product was exactly what I needed and to tell the truth, was quite a bit more heavy duty that I had envisioned. I am very enthusiastic and extremely satisfied with the operation of the company and the product. 67056


Comments

It did the job I wanted it to. Since then I have traded cars went from afull size Mercury to a VW Passat so I am not using it at this time. I lentit to my brother in law and he raved about it also - worked well for him.Hope this helps.

-- comment by: James - 02/20/2014

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I am very pleased with the Hitch Adapter that I just received from etrailer.com. It is exactly as pictured online and well made. I have already installed it on my car. Until I went on your website I was not even aware that this item existed. It solved a problem for me to be able add an accessory to my car hitch that I needed. I also appreciate the timely manner that it was delivered. 69735



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This adapter worked great. However it was etrailers customer service that really made the online site win me as a loyal customer.I need this delivered in 2 days for a upcoming trip and despite a late in the day order their Team was able to get it shipped so I could receive it in 2 business days! They were reachable by phone and asisted professionally. Hats off to etrailers! 41751



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I purchased this along with a 1.25" hitch for my Prius so that I could use my hitched mount bike rack. Bridget at etrailer.com was very helpful by making sure that I got that right adapter and getting it to me quickly. I ordered this on a Thursday and got it on the next Monday, free shipping! We just traveled from Ohio to St Augustine Florida with our 2 bikes trouble free. 122094



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Arrived quickly. Fit perfectly. Very STURDY piece. The pin and clip were easy to use. This adapter should enable me to use my 2 inch diameter bike rack (which had plenty of life left in it) on the 1 1/4 inch Class I hitch that came with our new car. The seller kept me apprised of the progress of my order and delivery details. Exemplary transaction all around. 47436



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I ordered this adapter to allow the use of a bike rack I used on a previous vehicle with a 2" receiver on the new 1 1/4" hitch I was putting on my car. It worked as advertised. Only downside is that the rack sticks out about 6" farther than with no adapter. Not a huge deal, but I would prefer not to have to use an adapter. 224401



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WARNING: Does not fit a standard 1-1/4 hitch reciever... at least not without grinding the paint off. It appears the manufacturer cast it to the correct size, then painted it which added just enough so it will not fit. Pulling out the grinder this weekend to resolve the problem. Otherwise seems to be of sturdy construction. 23811



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The adapter arrived on time and worked great. I have to compliment eTrailer's customer service for going above and beyond. I needed an anti-rattle clip for my bike rack. It wasn't available in the 1.25 size, but they added it to their inventory amazingly quickly: http://www.etrailer.com/p-RM-061-125.html Good job! 154076



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Great, strong quality, but I wish it wasn't so long. My deer hauling hitch tray now hangs a foot off/away from the back of my little 2 door hatchback and with only 4"-6" of ground clearance. Really looks like an odd set-up. I should have measured better before ordering; now will have to only shoot small deer to haul.:-) 8104



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Everything was delivered as pictured, service was fast and received in 5 days. This is going to be used for a bike carrier. Bike Carriers are more common in the 2", class IV (4) size that the Class III size of 1:1/4. I would use e-trailer again without question. Thanks for ordering so simple. 18958



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Januita was most helpful. I found exactly what I was looking for. Price was competitive and so I ordered trhe trailer hitch. Instant feedback re: shipping and tracking info .. item was received within 7 days. I am happy with my purchase and would not hesitate to purchase from etrailer again. 176881



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It arrived in good shape. But the packaging needs to be done better, since it poked a hole in the cardboard carton. Its exactly as pictured. I must have overlooked that I will need to order a pin for it. Etrailer provides very good updates on the shipping status -- great job there. 98576



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The adapter seems to be made with great quality. I would rather review the company. Awesome company, Pat C especially, was great to deal with. I am the one that made the mistake by ordering the wrong size and they bent over backwards to get me the correct part. 372634



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Bright for a 1 1/4 hitch on my Fiesta to put my 2 inch bike rack on the car. Solid constructions works as advertised. But.... The adapter does not fit tight in the hitch so the bike rack shakes a bit. I am looking for a locking, anti-rattle solution for it. 11048



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The adapter fit perfectly with the Draw-Tite Sportframe Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class I - 1-1/4" which I also purchased from etrailer. There was no need to scrape paint or grind metal to make it fit.The customer service from etrailer was excellent. 59468



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Outstanding service and prompt delivery. I installed the Draw-Tite hitch and hitch adapter with ease. The instructions were straight forward and detailed. The hitch is installed on a Prius, and i can now use my cargo carrier to haul around my son's wheelchair. 132008



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For the 2003 Accord, I would have chosen the shorter (51/2 in) model if there is such a model. This one is too long for my application. Also the appropriate hardware should be included with this price. IE: nut/bolt/washers to secure to trailer hitch. 315438



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It scared me at first, I thought the size was wrong because I didn't give it a good shove when I put it on my hitch. This adapter does fit on a class I 1 1/4" hitch as long as you understand the load limit is still for a 1 1/4" hitch, NOT a 2" load. 229080



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The Prius etrailer hitch had burs or this was made too big since it was almost impossible to insert until I rounded the start of the hitch. I believe this part wasn't the issue. Prompt delivery and very helpful when ordering. 162198



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The hole in the hitch adapter was not centered and I had to drill out the hole in the trailer hitch (about 1/16th) to get the pin inserted. It took about an hour to get right. I'm not very happy with your QA department. 43456



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Not the most elegant workmanship but sturdy and functional for its intended purpose to support a hitch bike rack. Service was excellent as product was at my doorstep within 3 days of order with regular shipping. 65098



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Great product, and right on time. The only thing I forgot was the pin to secure it in. I forgot it is shorter. It goes on my Polaris side by side to hold a bike rack while it is on a trailer. Works great. 17237



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This hitch adapter is of very high quality and etrailer.com service gets a 5 star rating from me because they kept me informed of my order status right up to it's delivery. I really recommend this site! 64551



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I've bought from eTrailer several times. Always a great experience. I'd buy from them again and I've recommended them to my friends. Great service on returns. Easy to work with. Thank you, -Mike 274867


Comments

I bought that adapter when we got a new bike rack. Unfortunately, that rack didn’t work out. So, we haven’t used the adapter since. But, it worked fine when we did use it.

JMike - 01/06/2018

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The product fits great and shipped fast! This allowed me to fit a cargo carrier to my vehicle. I will continue to purchase from etrailer as they have provided great products and services everytime. 53676



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An excellent addition to the hitch I also purchased from this website. It juts out slightly from the car, but not to a degree of it looking strange. I am completely satisfied with this product. 80681



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The adapter was exactly what they said it would be. That was the best news. It fit perfectly and I am very pleased. I experienced friendly service and quick shipment. That is the ultimate. 107709



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It’s a tight fit on the 1-1/4" side. I had to scrape off some paint, but it works just as advertised. This adapter lets me use my carrier on bike rack on a small car hitch. 50336



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Overall the product finish is great. The issue is when using in conjunction with hitch. The adapter does not fit snug and wobbles around and makes it unsecure 301410



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I ordered this along with a new hitch so that I could used the same bike rack with my car or truck. The adapter fits nice and snug, and feels very well made. 364334



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Works to adapt my daughters 1-1/4" reciever to a 2" reciever for her bike rack installation on her Corolla. Works well but is pricey for no more than it is. 37237



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Shipping box was brocken apart but the adapter was not missing. High quality! Look forward to using it.(1 1/4 to 2 in receiver adapter for a 2in bike rack. 302158



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I recieved the product in a very timely manner. It was exactly as described and well constructed. I recommend eTrailer and this brand of product. Jon 50585



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Katie was a fantastic help in dialing exactly what I needed, the adapter fit perfectly. Could not ask for better service or a better product. Thanks! 452559



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So far its just like I wanted, I needed to go from a 1 1/4" to 2" for my RAV4 hitch! This is just what I wanted very satisfied, couldn't be happier! 450971


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  • Hitch Pin Hole to Receiver Tube Stop Measurement of Draw-Tite Class I Receiver # 24880
  • The stop punched into the receiver tube is 1-5/8 inches rearward from the center of the hitch pin hole or 3-7/8 inches rearward from the front of the receiver tube (see photo). The stop will prevent use of an adapter meant for the higher weight rated Class II receiver. The Brophy Hitch Adapter we offer, part # HTAD is compatible with Class I receivers and would work with the # 24880. The distance from the center of the hitch pin hole in the shank to the end of the shank is 1-1/2 inches. Keep...
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  • Trailer Hitch for a 2015 Mazda 3 Hatchback to Carry 2 Bikes
  • For your 2015 Mazda 3 hatchback I recommend Draw-Tite trailer hitch # 24914. It does not require a stabilization strap when using a bike rack. Like you said you would need an adapter, # HTAD. However, the use of an adapter reduces the tongue weight capacity of the trailer hitch by 50 percent. For Draw-Tite hitch # 24914 the use of the adapter takes the tongue weight capacity from 200 to 100 pounds. the combined weight of the bike rack and bikes cannot exceed 100 pounds. If the bikes...
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  • Is The Hidden Hitch Adapter # 80303 The Shortest 1-1/4 to 2 Inch Hitch Adapter Available
  • The Hidden Hitch 1-1/4 Inch to 2 Inch Hitch Adapter, part # 80303, is our shortest adapter, but can only be used with a Class II receiver. If you have a Class I receiver, you will need part # HTAD. Part # 80303 will stick out about 1-1/4 inch less, than # HTAD. You can check the label on your hitch or send us the hitch number to find out if it is Class I or Class II. I am including a link to a FAQ page that will help describe the different classes of trailer hitches. Please note,...
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  • Trailer Hitch Ball Shank Size and Use of Hitch Adaptrers on a 2010 Toyota Prius
  • Class 1 receiver hitches use a 3/4 inch ball shank size. I would recommend item # 19256, for a 1-7/8 inch ball for your hitch or the item # 19258, 2 inch ball. 1-1/4 inch to 2 inch Trailer Hitch adapters like the Hitch Adapter 1-1/4 inch to 2 inch Trailer Hitch Receiver, item # HTAD, are not to be used for towing because the use of an adapter significantly reduces the tongue capacity of the trailer hitch and puts excess stress on the hitch if used for towing due to the extended length...
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  • Recommended Flagpole Holder for 1-1/4 Trailer Hitch
  • Don't worry, I have a solution for you. The Camco Flagpole Holder will fit into shanks of 2 inches but what you can do is use an adapter to reduce the opening to 1-1/4 to fit your 2001 Volkswagen Jetta hitch. This adapter # HTAD will be compatible with both a Class I and Class II trailer hitch. It will reduce the amount of weight that can be loaded into the receiver by 50 percent. This means if your tongue weight was 200lbs then you will be reduced to 100lbs, which should still work...
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  • Recommended Remedy for Trailer Hitch Receiver That Scrapes on the Ground
  • A smaller 1-1/4-inch Class II hitch on your 2008 Toyota Sienna will have a slightly greater height above ground than a 2-inch Class III type. For example, when we installed hitch # 36513 on a 2007 Sienna we found that the top of the receiver tube was 11-inches above ground. When we installed 2-inch Class III hitch # C13105 the top of the tube was 10-1/4-inches above ground. Please refer to the linked videos if you like. Yes, you gain a bit of clearance with a smaller Class II hitch but...
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  • Availability of 2 Inch Receiver Hitch for 2009 Toyota Matrix XRS
  • There are no 2 inch hitches available for a 2009 Toyota Matrix, however we do have a solution for you. We have 1-1/4 inch hitches for your Matrix and a nice adapter for making your 2 inch bike rack work with 1-1/4 inch receivers. First you will need a hitch. The Draw-Tite, part # 24812, has a high customer rating and would work just fine for a bike rack and includes a pin and clip. We even have a video of one of these hitches being installed on a 2009 Matrix, I have added a link to it. Since...
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  • Trailer Hitch and Bike Rack Recommendations for a 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX Wagon
  • The 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX has different configurations and depending on which one you have will determine which hitch, if one is available, fits. If it has single exhaust, there is no hitch option available. But, if it has quad exhaust, you can use Curt hitch # C11120. I have included a link to the installation details for you. Curt hitch # 11317, fits a 2008 to 2012 Subaru Impreza Sedan, but not the STi models. It does not fit the 5 door model (wagon). Curt hitch # C11120 fits a 2011...
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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch for 2017 Ford Focus
  • All of the available trailer hitches for your 2017 Ford Focus Hatchback SE are Class I hitches with a 1-1/4 inch receiver opening. This is most likely because the vehicle itself simply does not have the capacity that a higher class trailer hitch (and larger receiver opening) will provide. For your vehicle, I recommend the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver # C11158. This is custom fit for your Ford Focus and I have attached the installation details for you to check out. I recommend the Curt...
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  • Trailer Hitch Recommendation for a 2002 Honda Accord to Carry Bikes
  • For a trailer hitch I recommend # 24791. The other hitches will either come with a ball mount, which you will not need for a bike rack, or require a stabilization strap for non-trailer loads. The Draw-Tite hitch # 24791 is just the hitch and hardware and it does not require a strap for non-trailer loads. Once installed from the center of the hitch pin hole to the back of the rear bumper is approximately 5 inches. The 1-1/4 inch to 2 inch adapters with a rise such as # MT70355 would end...
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  • Recommended Wheelchair Carrier for 1-1/4 Inch Trailer Hitch on 2002 Mercury Mountaineer
  • You can use an adapter like the Brophy # HTAD in order to use 2 inch hitch-mounted accessories with the 1-1/4 inch receiver on your 2002 Mercury Mountaineer. An important factor to keep in mind when using this or any other hitch adapter is that it will reduce the tongue weight capacity by 50%. This means that if the trailer hitch on your Mountaineer has a tongue weight capacity of 200 pounds, it will be reduced to 100 pounds when using the adapter. The MaxxTow 30x50 Wheelchair Carrier...
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  • Distance from Center of Hitch Pin Hole to Back of 2 Inch Portion of Hitch Adapter # HTAD
  • You are correct. The distance from the center of the hitch pin hole on the Adapter # HTAD, to the 2 inch to 1-1/4 inch transition point is 3-3/8 inches. On your bike rack, it the distance from the center of the hitch pin hole to end of the shank is 3-1/8 inches, you will have 1/2 inch to spare and the bike rack will fit. I have included a link to a video review of this adapter below. I must also mention that the use of this adapter will reduce the tongue weight capacity of the trailer...
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  • Can a 2 Inch Trailer Hitch Receiver be Installed on 2017 Subaru Impreza
  • The available trailer hitches that are confirmed to fit the 2017 Subaru Impreza are all Class I hitches with a 1-1/4 inch receiver opening. This is most likely because the Impreza is not designed to handle both the towing weight and tongue weight that a higher rated trailer hitch can provide. The tongue weight is the concern when using a hitch-mounted bike rack. Depending on the manufacturer of your bike rack, you may be able to use a hitch adapter like the Brophy # HTAD, which will...
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  • Adapter to Use 2 Inch Bike Rack in Factory 1-1/4 Inch Trailer Hitch on 2015 Subaru Outback
  • You would have to use adapter # HTAD. But please note that the use of an adapter reduces the tongue weight capacity of the trailer hitch by 50 percent. The combined weight of the rack and the bikes cannot exceed the reduced tongue weight. The other issue is that if the factory 1-1/4 inch hitch on your 2015 Subaru Outback is a Class I, you are limited to just 2 bikes because a Class I hitch cannot take the stress of additional bikes. It puts too much torque on the hitch, like using a...
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  • Using a 1-1/4" to 2" Hitch Expander for a Bike Rack on a 2014 Mazda CX-9
  • To use a 1-1/4 to 2 inch hitch expander you first need to look at the tongue weight capacity of the trailer hitch on your 2014 Mazda CX-9. There should be a sticker on the hitch that lists the tongue weight capacity. The use of an expander will reduce the tongue weight capacity of the hitch by 50 percent. The combined weight of the bike rack and bikes will need to under the reduced tongue weight capacity. Another thing to consider is the bike rack itself. Not all bike racks are rated...
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  • Bike Rack Recommendation for Electric Bike Pedego Interceptor Ebike
  • E-bikes are becoming more popular every day, so the bike rack options are increasing just as rapidly. We've got a couple of options that may work for your needs. The Hollywood Racks Sport Rider SE2 that you mentioned, # HR1450E will not fit in your 1 1/4" hitch. You could use a hitch adapter like # HTAD, but this would reduce your hitch's capacity by half and you may not be able to carry the weight of 2 bikes. Instead, I recommend getting a rack that is built for your smaller hitch....
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  • How to Use a 2 Inch Trailer Hitch Cover in a 1-1/4 Inch Trailer Hitch Receiver
  • All of the hitch covers for Rice and Rutgers are for 2 inch trailer hitch receivers. But do not worry, you can still use any of them in a 1-1/4 inch hitch as long as you use an adapter like # HTAD. This unit has a 1-1/4 inch shank but a 2 inch receiver allowing you to use a 2 inch hitch cover. For Rutgers we have # AMG100468 that you have referenced. For Rice we have # HCC2447, and # AMG100475.
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  • Using MaxxTow # MT70355 Adapter with Draw-Tite Class II Hitch # 36336 on 2003 Toyota Camry
  • Your best bet would be to use a cargo carrier designed for a 1-1/4 inch hitch that has an angled shank to provide the additional ground clearance you're looking for. I'd recommend the Curt # C18110, which is compatible with the Class II hitch you're interested in and features an angled shank that would provide over a 3 inch rise for improved ground clearance. When we installed the Draw-Tite Class II hitch, part # 36336 on a 2006 Camry, we found that the hitch would be recessed under...
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  • Adapter to Use Erickson Big Bed Junior Load Extender with a 2008 Toyota Prius
  • The use of a hitch expander, # HTAD, will reduce the tongue weight capacity of the trailer hitch # 24808 on your 2008 Toyota Prius by 50 percent. The tongue weight capacity of the hitch starts out at 200 pounds but by using the expander it would be reduced to 100 pounds. This means that the total weight on the hitch cannot exceed 100 pounds like you said. The Erickson load extender # EM07605 weighs about 26 pounds. That means that the amount of weight from the canoe on the extender cannot...
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  • Will Thule Aluminum Shank Adapter, # 853-7292, Work In A 1-1/4 Inch Hitch Receiver
  • The only way to go from the 1-1/4 inch receiver to a 2 inch bike rack is to use the Brophy Hitch Adapter, # HTAD, but you will reduce the tongue weight capacity by 50 percent on the lowest rated item, either the trailer hitch or the vehicle. For example, if your 1-1/4 inch hitch has a 200 lbs. tongue weight capacity and you use the Brophy hitch adapter the hitch tongue weight capacity will be reduced to 100 lbs. The Thule Replacement Aluminum Shank Adapter - 1-1/4 Inch to 2 Inch,...
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  • How to Change my Thule T2 Bike Rack from a 2-Inch to a 1/1/4 Inch Receiver for my 1998 Subaru Legacy
  • Since there isn't any 2-inch trailer hitch receivers that are a fit for your 1998 Subaru Legacy Outback, you could use the shank and backbone assembly # 753-3709. This will replace your current 2-inch backbone assembly with the 1-1/4 inch version. Another option, If you prefer to keep your T2 bike rack with the original 2 inch backbone assembly, is to add a hitch adapter such as # HTAD. Although there are adapters available, we typically don't recommend them because they reduce the TW...
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  • Recommended Hitch Adapter And Dual Ball Mount For UTV With 1-1/4 Inch Receiver
  • Unfortunately we do not have any dual hitch ball mounts designed to fit a 1-1/4 inch receiver as you said your UTV has. I have attached a link to the 1-1/4 ball mounts we have but as I said, we do not carry dual receivers for a 1-1/4 receiver. The shortest extender we offer is part # HTAD. This extender will fit in a 1-1/4 inch receiver and allow you to attach a 2 inch ball mount like part # MT70066. This extender measures 7-1/4 inches from the center of the hitch pin hole to the center...
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