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Curt Hitch Extender for 1-1/4" Trailer Hitch Receivers - 7" Long

Curt Hitch Extender for 1-1/4" Trailer Hitch Receivers - 7" Long

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This hitch extender provides added clearance to your vehicle for a hitch-mounted accessory. It extends a 1-1/4" x 1-1/4" receiver tube by 7". 1-800-940-8924 to order CURT hitch adapters part number D189 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all CURT products. Great prices and Fastest Shipping for Curt Hitch Extender for 1-1/4" Trailer Hitch Receivers - 7" Long. Hitch Adapters reviews from real customers.
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CURT Hitch Adapters - D189

  • Hitch Extender
  • Fits 1-1/4 Inch Hitch
  • 7 Inch Extension
  • Bike Racks
  • Cargo Carriers
  • Hitch Mounted Accessories
  • Trailers
  • CURT

This hitch extender provides added clearance to your vehicle for a hitch-mounted accessory. It extends a 1-1/4" x 1-1/4" receiver tube by 7".


Features:

  • Extends trailer hitch receiver openings out from the rear of your vehicle to avoid obstacles
    • For use with Class I or Class II hitch accessories like bike racks and cargo carriers
  • Resists rust and corrosion with black powder coat finish
  • Requires hitch pin and clip or hitch lock (sold separately)
  • Assembled in the USA


Specs:

  • Application: 1-1/4" x 1-1/4" trailer hitch receiver
  • Hitch receiver size: 1-1/4" x 1-1/4" on both ends
  • Extension (Distance between hitch pin holes center-to-center): 7"
  • Distance from front opening to first pin hole: 2"
  • Overall legth: 10-1/2"
  • Limited lifetime warranty


Note: Not for towing use. The limiting factor is the capacity of your hitch. Using an extender will reduce your hitch's overall capacity by 50%


Curt Hitch Extender Dimensions



45789 Hitch Extender for 1-1/4" Trailer Hitch Receivers - 7" Long





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Curt Hitch Extender for 1-1/4" Trailer Hitch Receivers - 7" Long - D189

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (64 Customer Reviews)

This hitch extender provides added clearance to your vehicle for a hitch-mounted accessory. It extends a 1-1/4" x 1-1/4" receiver tube by 7".

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Perfect fit to extend the hitch to allow my bike rack to clear the back bumper. Great quality as well.



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This hitch extension was exactly what I needed. New hitch on the Toyota Avalon has the receiver box a little too far under the bumper to fit my bike carrier. The diagonal support on the carrier didn't allow hitch pins to align without modifying (cutting) bumper. This extension was a simple yet effective solution to moving the carrier away from rear of vehicle. (Photos were taken without hitch pin in place) The item was in stock and shipped rapidly. Thank you etrailer.

David

7/2/2021

All is good after a years use of the hitch extender. Im using a locking pin to mate the bike carrier and hitch extender together making them work as a single unit. Works perfect.



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Was a little loose in hitch and rattles. Haven't found the perfect thing to put around it to stabilize. Works good though

Etrailer Expert

Sierra K.

10/25/2021

This type of U-Bolt anti-rattle device is my favorite to use: item # RM-061-125.

Charles B.

10/23/2022

very good



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The extender fits well, but my bike rake now has more wobble than I'd like. So... I guess the fit isn't quite good enough. Does etrailer have any experience w/ this? Are there shims available that could reduce the wobble?

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Sierra K.

8/18/2021

The extender is going to rattle as there are multiple attachment spots now. You can add an anti-rattle device like item # RM-061-125. Please note that hitch extenders diminish your weight capacity by 50.



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Worked like it should. I bought this so my bike rack (Thule T2) could fold up and store away like it should.

Larry

5/28/2013

The Thule T2 sometimes does not fit when in the folded position. The front wheel well closest to the car on the drivers side is the culprit. I have the 917 XTR T2 and my hitch is on order. I dont know if it will fit my car 2009 Toyota Camry 4DR, but it is nice to know that there is an alternative to cutting off what does not fit.

Patrick B.

5/28/2013

Remember this adapter will reduce the tongue weight capacity of the hitch by 50 percent. Make sure the total weight of the bike rack and bikes falls under that new tongue weight capacity figure.


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Excellent, just what I needed to install my bike carrier in the hitch receiver of my 03 Mustang GT.
I purchased the hitch receiver from etrailer.com and received the same high level of customer service and delivery. Installation was easy even for an amateur like me.



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It fits into the receiver on the car, but the lock doesn't fit through the receiver and the extension. So I cannot lock it onto my car. I tried to contact the company to return everything but couldn't through their website or by phone. So it sits in my garage and makes me unhappy everytime I see it.



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There' not much to say about the product; it fits and it's well-made. The kudos go to Etrailer though for knowledgable communication, prompt delivery, clear and easy website, and friendly service. I don't buy hitches very often but I'll check here first next time.



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Fits perfectly on my lowered 2002 Convertible mustang. I needed this extension because I could not use my bike rack due to clearance issues. I could also not use ones that most auto shops keep that converts from 1 1/4 inch to a 2 inch because the metal was too wide and would not slide under my bumper. Allows access to my trunk with plenty of space. Haven't actually put my bikes on it yet, but doesn't seem like it will be a problem. Fast shipping too as I bought on Sat night, received it on Thursday. Thanks etrailer.



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Works perfectly!



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Excellent quality. Fast service. Make it perfectly clear that a hitch pin and clip are not included and must be purchased separately.



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Great product, easy assemble and install, nice finish, works as well as anticipated. Delivery time was good and the tracking very accurate. I used the bike rack on my Jeep Wrangler X because the rack I had that attached to the spare was to heavy for the door when I mounted two bicycles on it. Thanks K



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Using this on my John Deere diesel Gator and it does a great job, is high quality, and was a great price. Service with etrailer is always fantastic.



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Product is as described and fits perfectly! Ordering was easy, price was right, and shipping was the best rate available when I ordered.
Shipping info, tracking, et al was very helpful and accurate.



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Its a pleasure dealing with a company that goes out of their way to make the customer feel taken care of and Etrailers is that company.
The product was delivered earlier than expected. Etrailer personnel kept me updated on the delivery via email and it was just a pleasure doing business with them. I will kept this company in mind for future purchases.
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It works perfectly for my Bike Carrier. Using the extender, I am able to open the trunk lid without removing the bikes.



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It's exactly what I needed!



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Exactly what I needed to extend my new bike rack beyond the spare tire carrier. Quick service and shipping.



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For use with my hidden hitch on 08 Saturn Astra and an Allen bike rack. The bike rack didn't fit tight in the extender, alot of wobble. That was fixed by drilling another hole through the extender for the extra bolt provided with the bike rack. Works great now.



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First hitch experience as a single lady. eTrail had nice pictures so I could tell 7" was from hole to hole so that a whole 7" clearance would be added.

Order the pin! Didn't know to order a pin, too. Next stop......


Order the pin! Didn't know to order a pin, too. Next stop......" />


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Great Product, quick service



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Second time I've ordered from Etrailer -- excellent products, great prices, prompt delivery, and no hiccups. I see no reason to use anyone else. Etrailer has earned my business.

I would recommend Etrailer.



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Can never have too many of these!



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Product exactly as advertised. Fits snugly into receiver, so no rattles, and seems strong (I can stand on it, no worries, though I wouldn't make a habit of it).



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Not only am I pleased with the product, but also with the price and how quickly I received it. From order to receiving was 4 days. The price was $12 dollars cheaper than the same product at a local trailer supply store. I'll order again!


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