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Roadmaster Anti-Rattle Hitch Extender for Tow Bars - 2" Hitches - 7-3/4" Extension

Roadmaster Anti-Rattle Hitch Extender for Tow Bars - 2" Hitches - 7-3/4" Extension

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Designed for use with tow bars, this hitch extender moves your 2" receiver opening 7-3/4" out from your trailer hitch to provide clearance for rear-mounted accessories. Hitch bolt and pin act as an anti-rattle device. Rated at 10,000 lbs. Call 800-298-8924 to order Roadmaster hitch adapters part number RM-071-1075 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Roadmaster products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Roadmaster Anti-Rattle Hitch Extender for Tow Bars - 2" Hitches - 7-3/4" Extension. Hitch Adapters reviews from real customers.
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Roadmaster Hitch Adapters - RM-071-1075

  • Hitch Extender
  • Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  • 7-3/4 In Extension
  • Roadmaster
  • 10000 lbs GTW
  • Steel

Designed for use with tow bars, this hitch extender moves your 2" receiver opening 7-3/4" out from your trailer hitch to provide clearance for rear-mounted accessories. Hitch bolt and pin act as an anti-rattle device. Rated at 10,000 lbs.


Features:

  • Extends trailer hitch receiver opening out from the rear of your motorhome to avoid obstacles
    • Get extra clearance for your coach
  • Reduces noise and movement with anti-rattle threaded hitch bolt and clip
  • Constructed of durable steel
    • Solid steel shank
  • Resists corrosion with black powder coat finish
  • Made in the USA
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty


Specs:

  • Application: 2" x 2" hitch receivers
  • Maximum gross trailer weight: 10,000 lbs
  • Maximum tongue weight: 400 lbs
  • Overall length: 12-1/4" long
  • Distance from center of hitch pin hole to center of hitch pin hole: 7-3/4"
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty

Note: Using a hitch extender will reduce your hitch's overall capacity by 50 percent



071-1075 Road Master Anti Rattle Hitch Extender for 2" Hitch Receivers - 7-1/2"

Installation Details RM-071-1075 Installation instructions



Video of Roadmaster Anti-Rattle Hitch Extender for Tow Bars - 2" Hitches - 7-3/4" Extension

Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Roadmaster Anti-Rattle Hitch Extender Review

Today we're going to be taking a look at the Road Master Hitch Extender for 2 inch hitch receivers, available in 2 sizes. The 11 inch long version, it's part number RM-071 or part number RM-071-1075 for the 7.5 inch version. Here you'll see we've got our tight angle turned here with our Falcon 2 tow bar. Plenty of space here. That's going to be until our customer puts his basket back on the back of his coach here. He's got a basket that's about as wide as the back of the coach and it sticks out a couple of feet.

You can imagine if that basket we're hanging back here, we're going to have some interference issues when it comes to making these sharp corners. That extender, we're able to move this pin hole out 11 inches and it's going to give us that much more room for clearance. Now you'll see in that same turn situation we're going to have a lot more room here. Some items on the back like our customer's basket, maybe spare tire holders, maybe ladders or back racks that come down are going to have a lot more room for clearance. The extension offers a black powder coat finish and sturdy steel constructions so it should last a long time for us. Now, the measurements on the extender is going to be 11 inches from the center of the hitch pin holder to the center of hitch pin holder. It's really going to give us good clearance there.

It's going to slide right into the standard 2 inch by 2 inch receiver tube opening. We can simply slide in our pin and clip and we'll secure it there, holding it in place. This is going to maintain a 6,000 pound capacity. Our vehicle can up to 6,000 pounds and it offers us a 200 pound tongue weight rating. That's the maximum downward force we can put down here at the receiver tube opening. Not a very big deal in this situation because there's not a lot of tongue weight when it comes to flat towing a vehicle.

We can take our tow bar and slide that on in. Line up those pin holes and slide through a pin and clip. Now this isn't provided so you'll want to be sure to pick one up. Part number on our website there is PC3. That's going to complete our look at the Road Master Hitch Extender for 2 inch Hitch Receivers..


Customer Reviews

Roadmaster Anti-Rattle Hitch Extender for Tow Bars - 2" Hitches - 7-3/4" Extension - RM-071-1075

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (53 Customer Reviews)

Designed for use with tow bars, this hitch extender moves your 2" receiver opening 7-3/4" out from your trailer hitch to provide clearance for rear-mounted accessories. Hitch bolt and pin act as an anti-rattle device. Rated at 10,000 lbs.

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Heavy duty! 633565



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etrailer had just what I needed. I recently purchased a bike rack for our new electric bikes, but discovered that the handlebar on the "inner" bike hits the back side of our motorhome. I was looking for a non rattle hitch extension, and found it at etrailer. This is one serious piece of steel! 654918



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This receiver extension is perfect for my need. Recently purchased new E-Bikes and new bike rack. My installation excitement fell when the rack contacted the spare tire of our Jeep while raising to folded position and couldn't latch. Found the right size and placed the order. "George" responded quickly to say the order was shipping that day! Then it was delivered one full day earlier than promised. Extremely happy with the fit and quality and the Anti Rattle pin is great. Thank you, 477219


Comments
Thanks for the reply Mark C. I did want to let you know that using hitch extenders like this one will reduce the hitchs overall capacity by 50 percent. This is something to keep in mind especially considering your new e-bike. Please make sure that the hitch, bike rack and all other components are not exceeding the reduced tongue weight when using the hitch extender.
-- Rachael H - 02/20/2018

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I have a 60" x 20" x 20" cargo basket carrier that I'm intending on using on my Class B+ Motor Home. With the 2" hitch on the coach is slightly recessed, this makes the basket carrier is too close that I'm unable to open it up. This extender will be the fix. Impressed with the construction of this. The half that slides into existing 2" hitch is solid square stock (not tube steel)... Heavy Duty! Was also very pleased with etrailers customer service / shipping. They upgraded me from standard to 2 day priority. Thanks etrailer (and George D) 471924


Comments
George,Thank you for your review.Just a reminder that hitch extenders such as part #RM-071-1075 do cut your tongue weight capacity by 50. That is including the weight of the carrier itself. I have attached a link for information on extenders and adapters.
-- Heather A - 02/01/2018

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Very good quality and finish to product except for the install. Retainer bolt threaded into extension fine and pulls it towards the left side of the coach receiver, but there was a slight mismatch in the holes on the right side causing the threads on the bolt to round over. I'm not going to remove the extension and it is torqued in fine, but if I ever had to it would ruin the threads inside the extension. 475529



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We recently purchased a Road Master Spare Tire Carrier for our motorhome and found that it was just a couple inches too close to the rear hatch to allow us to open it to check fluids. Fount this item online and searched for a good deal with speedy delivery. eTrailer came through for us. Installation was very easy just as long as you have the right size tools. The item itself is very well made and matches the rest of the Road Master products. If you are looking to extend a hitch, you need to make sure your extension is as strong as the main hitch, you do not want to reduce your load capacity by using an under-sized extension. I can recommend both eTrailer and Road Master for this product without reservations. 418863



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Does exactly what it's supposed to do! I'm using this as part of the mounting system for my 12,000LB winch...I pulled that weight multiple times and this part is STRONG! 737150



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Good price, great quality. 735054



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All three products are performing as advertised and like new. 720040



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The extender works great. I am using it on my front receiver so that my winch would fit properly. The extender has performed well with the use of my winch. 717119



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Exactly what I was thinking it would be 702771



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Ordered to extend for the install of the RoadMaster Guardian storage bracket. Works perfectly. 692524



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I like the product except it would not work with my hitch hauler. You need to square the internal edges better instead of leaving them rounded. 677724



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Works great 656813



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It's worked out well. Allows us to put a bike rack on the front of the truck (or other things) while our trailer is being towed. 656692



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This hitch extender is amazing. It is super heavy duty and very well made. We haul 2 mountain bikes and it is solid with our bike carrier on it. Super fast shipping and excellent customer service experience . Highly recommend. 641383



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It worked real well for using it for my toe bar for my jeep 615709



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Pros: Works great for side-to-side stabilization. If you want more security the hole in the bolt is large enough to put a small lock thru. For up/down stabilization I added the Roadmaster Quiet Hitch and now all directions are very stable. Cons: Corner fillets in the receiver section are larger than other extenders or receivers so it may be a tighter fit than you are expecting. 600695



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Great product, use it for towing large atv trailers to heavy dump trailers. 580124



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extends my recessed hitch for proper fi t. 562469



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The product is exactly as advertised; high quality and well constructed. More importantly was etrailer's service. My order was lost during delivery by the delivery service and etrailer shipped a replacement right away. I have purchased from etrailer in the past and they always follow up and thank you for your business. That means a lot. Thank you etrailer for your good customer service. 561722



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The threaded bolt is a bad idea. The parties worked great other than the bolt foy stuck and I had to cut and drill the bolt out. Etrailer did send me a replacement part. 553698



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It worked perfectly for the one 900 mile trip I needed it for. 550094



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Fast respond Thank You !!! 546925



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Perfect hitch addition to extend past the big spare tire on my Wrangler XL. Glad I got the anti-vibration version of the hitch extension. 540832


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Ask the Experts about this Roadmaster Hitch Adapters

  • How to Prevent Trailer Coupler from Hitting Spare Tire on a 1999 Jeep Wrangler
    If by trailer lock you are referring to the trailer coupler then I do have an option for you that will not require a lift kit or for you to remove the spare tire on your Jeep. For this, you are going to want to use a ball mount with an extended shank. We have a few options for this but will be dependent on the amount of rise/drop you need to keep the trailer level. I have attached a help article that will explain this. If it turns out that you need either a 3/4" rise or 2" drop then I recommend...
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  • Can Roadmaster Anti-Rattle Hitch Extender be Used for Towing Travel Trailer
    If you are needing to extend the gap between your tow vehicle and trailer, the Roadmaster Anti-Rattle hitch Extender # RM-071-1075 referenced in your question will provide a great solution. This is compatible with any 2 inch hitch receiver and will move the receiver opening 7-3/4 inches out from your trailer hitch. Please note that the use of this or any similar hitch adapter is going to reduce the tongue weight capacity of your trailer hitch by 50%. For example, if the trailer hitch...
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  • Hitch Extender that is At Least 3-1/2 Inches Deep From Pin Hole to Inside Receiver Tube
    The Roadmaster Htich Extender # RM-071-1075 measures approximately 3 inches deep from the pin hole to the furthest point inside the receiver tube. It's also only designed to be used to flat tow a vehicle with a hitch style tow bar. It can't be used with a ball mount. The Curt Hitch Extender # C45791 has the same measurement of 3 inches and can be used for towing a trailer; however, it has a much lower weight capacity at 3,500 pounds. Also, when using a hitch extender your hitch's...
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  • Recommendation for 4 inch Hitch Extender to Pull 8,000 Pound Trailer
    We do have a large selection of hitch extenders that will allow for the needed clearance between your tailgate and jack. The shortest extender we have available for 2 inch receivers that has the required capacity for your 8,000 pound trailer is the Roadmaster # RM-071-1075. This extender measures 7-3/4 inches from the center of the hitch pin hole on truck's hitch to the center of the hitch pin hole on the adapter. It has a 10,000 pound towing weight capacity. As you mentioned, using...
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  • Can Roadmaster Hitch Extender be Used for Towing a Trailer or Bike Racks
    You can use hitch extender # RM-071-1075 for things other than flat towing a vehicle. It will fit any 2 inch trailer hitch receiver. However, the tongue weight capacity of the trailer hitch will be reduced by 50 percent when using an extender. Provided the weight of the items used in the extender are under the reduced tongue weight capacity of the hitch you will be good to go.
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  • How to Extend Hitch Connection Between Trailer and Truck to Allow Tailgate to be Fully Lowered
    I have a solution for you, but the Roadmaster Anti-Rattle Hitch Extender for Tow Bars - 2" Hitches - 7-3/4" Extension, # RM-071-1075, is designed to be used in flat towing applications. When flat towing a vehicle behind an motorhome there is less tongue weight on the hitch than when you are towing a trailer. That's why the Roadmaster hitch extender has a low tongue weight rating and should not be used in trailer applications. I recommend using a ball mount with a longer shank, like...
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  • Hitch Extender for a Jeep Wrangler and Cargo Carrier to Clear Spare Tire
    We have a lot of hitch extenders, see link, but keep in mind that when you use a hitch extender it will reduce the tongue weight capacity of the trailer hitch by 50 percent. So for example if the tongue weight capacity of your hitch is 350 pounds and you use an extender that capacity drops to 175 pounds. That means the combined weight of the cargo carrier and cargo cannot exceed 175 pounds in this scenario. Another option is to multipurpose ball mount # D210. Since this is a ball mount...
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  • Hitch Extender Needed with Gross Weight Rating of at least 5,000 lbs for a 2" Hitch Receiver
    If you are looking for a 2" receiver to 2" receiver extender rated for at least 5,000 lbs we have the Roadmaster Anti-Rattle Hitch Extender # RM-071-1075. This has a 7-3/4" extension with a 10,000 lb gross trailer weight rating and a 400 lb tongue weight rating. Keep in mind that using an extender like this will reduce the tongue weight of your trailer hitch by 50%. Because of this I recommend looking into using a ball mount that has an extended shank like the Brophy Ball Mount # BH20...
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  • Availability of Extra-Long 2-Inch Ball Mount
    The Roadmaster Anti-Rattle Hitch Extender for Tow Bars # RM-071-1075 provides 7-3/4-inches of length extension measured between the hitch pin holes. It is intended for use with tow bars like their Falcon All Terrain Tow Bar # RM-522. It sounds like you might need an extra-long 2-inch ball mount. We do offer these and they are shown on the linked page. An example is the 15-3/4-inch long Hidden Hitch Ball Mount # 80232.
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  • Lock Recommendation for Roadmaster Anti-Rattle Hitch Extender RM-071-1075
    You could use the Masterlock Padlock set part # ML4683Q to lock the threaded hitch pin of the Roadmaster Anti-Rattle Hitch Extender part # RM-071-1075 that you are interested in. You'd just need to use the lock in place of the cotter pin. The diameter of the shackle of this is 3/32 inch which would fit easily in the hole on the bolt.
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  • Longer Adjustable Ball Mount Recommendation for Better Jack/Tailgate Clearance
    The issue with hitch extenders is that they end up cutting the capacity of the hitch they are installed in by 50 percent due to the extra length and movement in the hitch. So with that in mind there isn't a hitch extender we can offer that will give you the length you need and not cause issues with weight capacity. Plus none of them have the weight capacity you need either. Best option is a longer adjustable ball mount to get you the length you need like with the Curt Multi Ball...
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  • Distance from Rear Pin Hole to Back of Shank on Hitch Adapter # RM-071-1075
    The distance from the center of the rear pin hole to the back of the shank of the part # RM-071-1075 is 1.8 inches.
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  • Recommendation to Gain Clearance for Tailgate with Weight Distribution System Installed
    Using a hitch extender like you mentioned will give you the needed clearance but it will also reduce the weight capacity of your trailer hitch by 50 percent. This is because of the extra play/movement and instability that adding another component causes. This along with their lower base ratings to begin with (as you mentioned) means that your best option is to just use a longer adjustable shank for your weight distribution system. The longest adjustable shank we have available is the...
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  • Recommended Hitch Extender for a 2015 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Carrying Kuat NV 2.0 Bike Rack
    I can tell you have been doing some research and know what you are looking for. Just as a blanket statement, any hitch extender will reduce the tongue weight of your trailer hitch receiver even if it has a higher weight capacity, like the Roadmaster Anti-Rattle Hitch Extender # RM-071-1075 that you referenced. Both the Curt # C45791 and the Brophy # HE06 options will still cause some play by themselves because of the weight sitting further out from your trailer hitch pin hole. What...
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  • Recommendation for Hitch Lock and Anti-Rattle Device for Roadmaster Hitch Extender
    The Replacement Stinger Bolt # RM-A004634 referenced in your question is designed to replace the stinger bolt that came with the Roadmaster Anti-Rattle Hitch Extender # RM-071-1075. This threadded hitch bolt does indeed reduce noise and movement inside the hitch receiver, providing a more secure and quiet connection. There is not a locking hitch pin available that is compatible with the threaded hitch pin hole on this extender. If you are looking to lock the extender to your hitch...
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  • Anti-Rattle Hitch Extender Recommendation for Roadmaster Hitch Mounted Spare Tire Carrier
    Since Roadmaster recommend you use the Roadmaster Anti-Rattle Hitch Extender # RM-071-1075 with the Roadmaster Hitch Mounted Spare Tire Carrier # RM-195225 this would be a great option to extend it out that we know the manufacturers has determined is effective and safe. Since the carrier and the extender both come with anti-rattle/movement devices you wouldn't have to worry about sway like you mentioned either.
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  • Hitch Extension Compatibility With Front Hitch on 2013 Ford F150 for Winch Mount Fit
    For your Warn Zeon 10 Winch on your 2013 Ford F-150, the Curt front mounted receiver # C31068 has a vertical load of 500 lbs and a line pull ratting of 9,000 lbs. Because of the recessed receiver, I recommend the Curt Hitch Extender for 2" Hitch Receivers - 8" Long # C45791 which reduces that vertical load limit by 50% and brings it to 250 lbs. I recommend using hitch lock # e98880 and getting the pins keyed alike by selecting that from the box on the product page.
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  • Recommended Pintle Hook Hitch Ball Combo And Adjustable Height Mounting Plate For 2006 Jeep Liberty
    For your 2006 Jeep Liberty Renegade, I recommend using the Convert-A-Ball Pintle Hook Combo with 3 Stainless Steel Balls - Bolt On - 25,000 lbs # PH1. This will give you all 3 of the hitch ball sizes and also give you the pintle hook option. For the mounting plate and shank to have the clearance for the spare tire and the rise you need, I recommend the B&W Pintle Hook Mounting Plate for 2" Hitches - 15" Shank - 14 Hole - 16,000 lbs # BWPMHD14005. These rated capacities are far greater...
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