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Hitch Adapter 2" to 1-1/4" Trailer Hitch Receiver - 11-1/2" Long

Hitch Adapter 2" to 1-1/4" Trailer Hitch Receiver - 11-1/2" Long

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Tow your light trailer or bike rack that has a 1-1/4" shank with your 2" hitch receiver when you simply insert this adapter. No need to change all your towing accesories or your hitch! Call 800-298-8924 to order Tow Ready hitch adapters part number 80300 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Tow Ready products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Hitch Adapter 2" to 1-1/4" Trailer Hitch Receiver - 11-1/2" Long. Hitch Adapters reviews from real customers.
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Tow Ready Hitch Adapters - 80300

  • Hitch Reducer
  • Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  • 7 In Extension
  • Tow Ready
  • 2 Inch to 1-1/4 Inch
  • Steel

Tow your light trailer or bike rack that has a 1-1/4" shank with your 2" hitch receiver when you simply insert this adapter. No need to change all your towing accesories or your hitch!


Features:

  • Easily converts 2" receiver to 1-1/4"
  • Hitch pins and clips sold separately
    • Requires 5/8" pin for 2" receiver (PC3)
    • Requires 1/2" pin for 1-1/4" receiver (PC2)
  • Has black painted finish
  • Measures 7" from pin hole to pin hole
  • Has Maximum Trailer Weight that is the lower of the following:
    • 50 Percent of the towing capacity shown on the rating sticker of your trailer hitch
    • Vehicle towing capacity, per your owner's manual
    • 3,500 lbs
  • Has Maximum Tongue Weight that is the lower of the following:
    • 50 Percent of the tongue weight shown on the rating sticker of your trailer hitch
    • 300 lbs


Product Detail

80300 Hitch Adapter 2" to 1-1/4" Trailer Hitch Receiver - 7" Long Extension




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Video of Hitch Adapter 2" to 1-1/4" Trailer Hitch Receiver - 11-1/2" Long

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Video Transcript for Tow Ready 2 Inch to 1-1/4 Inch Hitch Adapter Full Demonstration

Today we're going to be taking a look at the Hitch Adapter 2" to 1-1/4" trailer hitch receiver, Part Number 80300. As you can see, my hitch adapter is going to turn my 2" receiver into an 1-1/4" receiver, allowing me to use 1-1/4" accessories. We're using a cargo carrier with our adapter here, but this is also going to work great with your bike racks or ball mounts, or any other 1-1/4" accessories. It's a more economical solution to having 2 bike racks and 2 cargo carriers when you have 2 different vehicles and it is certainly less expensive than buying another hitch. It gives us 7" from the center of one hitch pin hole to the other, giving us an extension as well. Keep in mind that with a hitch adapter your towing capacity will be limited to either 50% of the towing capacity of your trailer hitch, your vehicle's towing capacity per your owner's manual, or 3,500 pounds, whichever is lowest. Your tongue weight is limited to the lower of the following: 50% of the tongue weight of your trailer hitch or 300 pounds, whatever's lowest. Keep in mind the pin and clips are not included. You'll need a PC2, which is going to be your 1/2" pin and clip for your adapter side and for your hitch side you'll need a PC3, which is going to be your 5/8" pin and clip. That's going to complete our look at the Hitch Adapter 2" to 1-1/4" trailer hitch receiver, Part Number 80300.


Customer Reviews

Hitch Adapter 2" to 1-1/4" Trailer Hitch Receiver - 11-1/2" Long - 80300

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (49 Customer Reviews)

Tow your light trailer or bike rack that has a 1-1/4" shank with your 2" hitch receiver when you simply insert this adapter. No need to change all your towing accesories or your hitch!

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Got what I ordered. Easy to order. It came faster than I expected. Beats that big box website all around. 669737



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This product is a size adapter that solves a hitch problem. My old bike carrier now fits my new truck! I am a happy man! Thank you. 506534


Comments
Very well, thank you. I am still satisfied!
James - 05/11/2019

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Solid construction, easily fit in our existing 2 inch hitch. Used it for a bike rack with a 1 1/4 end and the extended sleeve gave plenty of clearance between the rack and the lift gate. Had to give it a dose of WD-40 because the fit was pretty snug but otherwise a great product. 637034



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Quality heavy duty product, easy on-line ordering, rapid shipment even during the viral pandemic. 776585



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Did some research on what tow adapter (and pins) I needed, using great info on website. Narrowed down my choice, and easily placed order. Received instant order confirmation, and received my order as expected within promised 7 day period. Very pleased with the overall experience. Part was exactly what I needed and is working wonderfully. 772909



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All components exactly as listed. Having [video] clips for mounting a hitch and wiring my 06 Odyssey was outstanding. 729987



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Easy peasy. Put it in, pin it, done. Fits great, works great. For what it's worth, I purchased this because I was moving from a 1 1/4 on my Miata (for a Thule Helium Pro bike rack), to a standard 2" on my new-ish Subaru. I went with this extended reducer because I was concerned that the shank of the bike rack would hit the pin on anything shorter before it could snap into the hole to secure it (the bike rack is a pressure fit with a long-ish shank that goes into the hitch). It does stick out a bit, but so does nearly every giant pick up truck with extended cab and a hitch :), so I just need to park smartly. 638622



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I spoke to sales agent Donna to order a hitch and associated equipment for a 2016 Honda CRV we just purchased. She was extremely helpful and knowledgeable about the products and recommended excellent options. Service was great and was shipped the same day and received complete box order in a few days. Great service and prices! A winner company! 611761



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Hi - thanks for checking in. I noticed the hitch adapter doesn’t come with a pin. Seems I would need a pin to use this? Thanks 580273


Comments
As stated in the product description, the 1/2 inch, part # PC2
Pin and Clip For Class I and II Trailer Hitch Receiver Hitch
$13.71
and 5/8 inch, # PC3
Pin and Clip For Class III, IV and V Trailer Hitch Receiver
$20.87
hitch pins are sold separately.
-- Mike L - 11/06/2018

45456

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Just what I was looking for and delivered right on time 579674



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Everything I ordered was just as described,and shipped quickly.Great products at great price 579259



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No surprises - just wnat I ordered. 559523



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Item arrived quickly and was as advertised. I would reorder from etrailer.com. 488707


Comments
All is good, the hardware is very durable and does the job. Thanks for following up.
Bob - 03/25/2019

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Great I received in 3 day as expected. Just for bumper guard which I have a A 1-1/4 receiver. Thank you for the quick delivery 461575



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Once again the product arrived quickly and met the expectation specified in the description. 442927



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Great company, and great quality products. Always honest, and delivered on time. 430883



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Found the perfect hitch I needed for my RV.. Came faster than I expected . Was very pleased.. 412466



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Product was exactly what I was looking for very easy to ordered and delivered in a timely manner Thanks 392756



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Great product. Meet my needs. I used it on my Wife's Jeep Wrangler to extend her bike rack away from the spare tire 385534



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Worked great to convert a 2 inch hitch down to a smaller bike rack. My only complaint is that it is long and causes the bike rack to extend further from car then I would like. 369215



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just what I was looking for and got it qiuck 360690



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I had a hard time finding the exact hitch adaptor I needed from many different suppliers on the internet. I was skeptical even when I found the etrailer.com website. Boy was I surprised! Their extensive inventory had many options for the adaptor I needed. The price was good, the shipping was reasonable and most of all, they had it On-Hand! Etrailer will be my first stop from now on! Thanks, Etrailer.com! 340070



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I am very pleased with my adapter, am using it now. Ordering was easy and it was delivered within 2 weeks. 333148



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As described fit and finish perfect. Great customer service and follow up. Very happy Thanks! 331909


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Ask the Experts about this Tow Ready Hitch Adapters

  • Adapter Recommendation to Allow a 1-1/4 Inch Bike Rack Be Used in a 2 Inch Hitch
    You have a couple options, you could use the Hitch Adapter 2" to 1-1/4" # 80300 that you referenced, but this style of adapter will reduce the capacity of your hitch by 50 percent and will push your bike rack out further from the rear of your vehicle. Another option is an adapter like Hitch Reducer 2" to 1-1/4" # HT02. This will fit inside the hitch and will allow you to carry your rack. This would be the route I would go.
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    You will find that opening a tail gate all the way is just not possible with a hitch mounted bike carrier on a pickup truck. Since the tail gate extends so fat beyond the bumper when opened it would require a bike carrier to almost lay flat. Using any adapter or extension in your trailer hitch will reduce the capacity of the trailer hitch by 50 percent. An adapter like part # 80300 would extend the hitch and possibly give you the clearance you need for your Kuat bike carrier. This...
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  • Can Hidden Hitch 2 Inch Hitch Reducer be Used When Towing
    The hitch adapter could be used while towing. Normally we would suggest purchasing a 2 inch ballmount with the correct size ball rather than use an adapter. Brophy part # HT02 would be a better choice of a reducer as a sleeve is stronger and will not reduce the capacity. You have to make sure you do not exceed the capacities of the 1-1/4 inch ball mount or the ball. The best solution and the one I recommend would be to use a proper 2 inch ball mount.
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  • Recommended Hitch Reducer and Lock for Thule Bike Rack
    Starting with the hitch adapter for the 2 inch hitch receiver on your vehicle, I actually recommend going with the Brophy Hitch Reducer # HT02 instead of the Tow Ready # 80300 that you referenced. The reason for this is that the Tow Ready adapter, when in use, is going to reduce the tongue weight capacity of your trailer hitch by 50%. Depending on the weight of your bike rack and bikes, this option may result in you overloading the capacity of the trailer hitch. For example, if the hitch...
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  • Thule T2 Bike Rack with 1-1/4 Inch Shank Compatibility with 2 Inch Trailer Hitch Receiver
    You are correct that a 2 inch hitch receiver is a better option when available for your vehicle. The ability to use a wider variety of accessories is one of the biggest draws but they are normally rated for higher capacities as well when compared to a 1-1/4 inch receiver. Your Thule T2 with 1-1/4 inch shank similar to the newer T2 Classic # TH9045 will be able to use your 2 inch receiver. Most racks that are designed for use with both 2 inch and 1-1/4 inch hitch receivers will use...
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  • Adapting a Yakima HoldUp 2 Bike Rack with a 1-1/4 Inch Shank for a 2 Inch Hitch
    The adapter, part # 80300 is likely not a great fit, as it will reduce your hitch's tongue weight by 50% and may make your rack entirely unusable because your hitch won't have the capacity to carry anything else. Instead, I recommend a little more involved process that will preserve the rack's capacity. You can replace your tongue/stinger with part # 8880580. This will swap the 1-1/4 tongue with a 2-inch tongue by reinstalling the tongue. This has the benefit of behaving exactly like...
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  • Yakima HoldUp Bike Rack Compatibility Between 2 Inch Receiver and 1-1/4 Inch Receiver
    The Replacement Tongue for Yakima HoldUp Bike Racks # 8880580 will keep the Replacement Hitch Hardware for Yakima HoldUp Bike Racks # 8890260 in place still inside the tongue when you remove the tongue from your receiver. The Yakima hold up requires either the 2 inch shank or the 1-1/4 inch shank. You will not be able to use the 1-1/4 inch tongue # 8880581 with an adapter for compatibility with the 2 inch receiver. You will need both tongues and will need to physically bolt the rack...
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  • Can EcoHitch # 306-X7373 be Shipped to Canada and will 1-1/4 Inch Shank Bike Rack be Compatible?
    The EcoHitch Stealth Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - 2" # 306-X7373 is available for delivery in Canada. The pricing will be in US currency so the exchange rate will dictate the Canadian currency rate which most credit or debit cards will do for you. Most 1-1/4 inch shank bike racks are compatible with 2 inch hitches directly using a rack specific adapter without changing the rack capacity in any way. However there are a select few bike racks that require a universal adapter...
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  • Hitch Reducer and Extender for a Thule T2 and 2015 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon
    The Thule T2, # TH9045, extends out a good distance by itself (18 inches from the center of the hitch pin hole to the nearest bike carrier rail) but if that is not enough you could use an extender. However, the use of an extender and reducer will decrease the tongue weight capacity of the trailer hitch by 50 percent. Using just a reducer sleeve, such as # HT02, will provide you with just 3 inches extension but since it is not a true extension it will not reduce the tongue weight capacity...
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  • Will the Draw-Tite # 24790 Work with a Thule Helium Bike Rack on a 2000 Honda CR-V
    The Draw-Tite Class I Receiver Hitch, item # 24790, would be a good choice for your 2000 Honda CR-V. You will be able to use the Thule Helium Aero Aluminum 3 Bike Carrier, item # TH9043PRO, on the CR-V as long as the measurement from the center of the hitch pin hole to the farthest out part of the spare tire is less than 14-3/8 inches. If the measurement on the CR-V is going to be longer than that the Helium rack would not fit properly. There are other options if the Helium rack will...
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  • Will etrailer.com Locking Hitch Pin Work For 2 Inch To 1-1/4 Inch Hitch Adapter
    If you are using a 2 inch to 1-1/4 inch adapter like part # 80300 on your hitch you are correct that the 5/8 inch pin would be the correct pin for the 2 inch shank. For the 1-1/4 inch end of the adapter, the etrailer.com Trailer Hitch Receiver Lock, part # e98879 will work well. You can take a quick measurement of the 1-1/4 inch end of the adapter. In its locked position the span of the pin is 2-1/8 inches. If your measurement is less than 2-1/8 inches then this lock should work well...
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  • Can Thule T2 Bike Rack be Extended to Clear Spare Tire on 2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser
    I don't know how much space additional length you need but the shortest option is reducer sleeve # HT02 which will give you 3 additional inches beyond the hitch pin hole on the hitch on your 2015 Toyota FJ Cruiser. So on the T2 Classic # TH9045 the distance from the center of the hitch pin hole on the hitch to the nearest part of the rack when folded will be 6-1/2 inches. The next shortest is # 80300 which adds another 7 inches. If you are able to use adapter # HT02 it will not reduce...
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  • Can I use This Adapter To Use my Tule 1-1/4 T2 Bike Rack with My 2 Inch Hitch
    Thule does not recommend using the aluminum adapter with the 1 1/4 inch T2 bike rack. We do offer adapters which would allow you to use the rack in a 2 inch receiver. You could use Brophy part # HT02 or Hidden Hitch part # 80300. Part 80300 will decrease the hitch tongue weight capacity by 50 percent. If the hitch offers a 300 lbs tongue weight capacity the rack and bikes combined cannot exceed 150 lbs when using an adapter.
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  • Recommended Reducer to Fit 1 1/4 Bike Rack Into A 2 Hitch Receiver
    The solution would be go get a hitch reducer, these reducers will fit into a 2 inch hitch receiver one end, and also fit your bike rack that is 1-1/4" on the other end, as there are no 1-1/4 inch hitch receivers for that vehicle. The Hitch Reducer # HT02 Measures 3" from center of pin hole to center of pin hole. There is also an adapter that measures 7" from pin hole to pin hole # 80300. The 5/8" Hitch pin and clip for 2" receiver # PC3 or 1/2" pin for 1-1/4" receiver # PC2 are valuable...
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