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2" Hitch Ball - 1" Rise - 1" Diameter x 2-1/8" Long Shank - 6,000 lbs

2" Hitch Ball - 1" Rise - 1" Diameter x 2-1/8" Long Shank - 6,000 lbs

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2-1/8" Long x 1" diameter shank featuring a ball with a 1" high rise above the platform. Fine threads provide superior strength, and the nickel chrome finish offers corrosion protection. Call 800-298-8924 to order Curt hitch ball part number C40033 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Curt products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for 2" Hitch Ball - 1" Rise - 1" Diameter x 2-1/8" Long Shank - 6,000 lbs. Hitch Ball reviews from real customers.
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Curt Hitch Ball - C40033

  • Trailer Hitch Ball
  • 2 Inch Diameter Ball
  • 1 Inch Diameter Shank
  • Standard Ball
  • Hi-Rise Ball
  • 6000 lbs GTW
  • Class III
  • Curt
  • Chrome-Plated Steel
  • 2-1/8 Inch Shank Length

2-1/8" Long x 1" diameter shank featuring a ball with a 1" high rise above the platform. Fine threads provide superior strength, and the nickel chrome finish offers corrosion protection.


Features:

  • High-rise design lets you easily match ball to trailer height
    • Trailer hitch ball sits an extra inch above the ball mount platform
  • Fine threads provide exceptionally tight, strong grip
  • Nickel chrome finish resists corrosion
  • Lock washer and nut included


Specs:

  • Ball diameter: 2"
  • Shank dimensions: 2-1/8" long x 1" diameter
  • Ball rise: 1"
  • Capacity: 6,000 lbs


A-33 40033 Curt High-Rise 2" Trailer Ball - Chrome - 6,000 lbs





Video of 2" Hitch Ball - 1" Rise - 1" Diameter x 2-1/8" Long Shank - 6,000 lbs

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




Video Transcript for Curt Hitch Ball - Trailer Hitch Ball - C40033 Review

Today we're going to be taking a look at part number C40033. This is the Curt Two-inch Hitch Ball. It's going to have the one-inch rise, and it's rated at 6,000 pounds. The high-rise design is going to let you easily match the ball to your trailer height. The trailer hitch ball is going to sit an extra inch above the ball mount platform, so the rise is this portion right here. It's going to offer fine threads. These are going to provide exceptionally tight, strong grip once installed.

This is a steel construction with a nickel chrome finish, so it's designed to resist rust and corrosion. The lock washer and the nut are both included. The ball diameter is going to measure 2 inches. Here at the shank, it's going to give us a shank length measuring from the bottom of the platform to the end of the threaded portion of 2 and 1/8 of an inch. It's going to give us a shank diameter of one inch. The ball shank diameter, this is just something to keep in mind, that should be within 1/16th of an inch of the ball mount hole diameter on the ball mount.

Keep that in mind when choosing a ball mount or when choosing a hitch ball. The rise, we'll take a measurement of that. That's going to measure right at one inch. Again, the hitch ball is rated with a capacity of 6,000 pounds. Very easy installation. All you have to do is place the threaded portion down through the ball hole, and that would be on the ball mount.

Place on the lap washer followed by the nut, then you need to get everything tightened down and torqued to specifications. It's going to come with a nice little instructional tag that's going to be installed on the shank. You want to be sure to remove that. That's going to have the proper torque rating on there, and some other information that you need to go off of. That's going to do it for our review of part number C40033. This is the Curt Two-inch Hitch Ball.

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Customer Reviews

2" Hitch Ball - 1" Rise - 1" Diameter x 2-1/8" Long Shank - 6,000 lbs - C40033

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (52 Customer Reviews)

2-1/8" Long x 1" diameter shank featuring a ball with a 1" high rise above the platform. Fine threads provide superior strength, and the nickel chrome finish offers corrosion protection.

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Curt brand 2 inch hitch ball with 1 inch rise and 1 inch diameter threaded shaft. The picture shows a dull finish but it was bright chrome. Excellent quality. Fast shipping from etrailer as usual. A return customer. 596472


Comments
We purposely dull the finish so we can photograph the ball. If we didnt do so, the glare from the cameras flash would make it hard to make out any detail on the trailer ball.
-- Mike L - 01/11/2019

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Received as described. I couldn't find a mount that gave me the right rise, but the extra 1" rise with this ball worked well for me. Nice chrome finish and looks solid. Only complaint I have, and I consider it a BIG complaint, is the lack of "flats" so you can hold the ball with a large wrench and torque the nut if you have the correct range torque wrench. Otherwise, you have to wrap the ball with duct tape or ? and clamp in a vice ? Ridiculous to make a customer do that! Being new to towing, I never gave it a thought when I bought this ball. I first called Autozone and they did have a wrench that went up to 250 ft/lb and a vice and said to stop by. Luckily, I thought of my local U-Haul and they made it easy by torqueing the ball with their impact gun. I never thought about an impact gun. Much easier. I'd give 5 stars except for the lack of flats. PLEASE, all ball makers, this is the 21st century. Put flats on every ball. Us customers will appreciate it! 733739



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Product looks and works great. 718738



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This ball is exactly as advertised and the delivery was faster than I expected. I needed a heavier weight rated ball for my weight distribution hitch and finding this one with the 1 inch rise was just what I needed. Thanks e-trailer for great selection and service. 710729



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Excellent hitch ball. 705286



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I had a hard time finding a ball like this locally. A quick internet search brought me to etrailer.com. They have good prices, reasonable shipping cost and I had it in a few days. 692647



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Good price on the 2' ball and the shipping was great thanks 673169



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the finish came off 1st time I used it - but it works as advertised. It really needs a place to put a wrench on it to hold it when tightening. 664461



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Product as described. Allows me to tow my trailer at precisely the right height as I use it with a 2 inch drop ball mount to make it effectively a 1 inch drop. 656761



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Product received was as described. Received in reasonable time frame. Ordering was easy. Thank you. 607911



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Everything I have purchased from etrailer has been perfect. My favorite site for many years. Hitch ball and pins great. 572051



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This ball has held up well after a year of service. I tow a 3500 lb boat once or twice a week year round. The trip is roughly 100 miles round trip so this ball has some miles on it. 565861


Comments
It’s still getting the job done.
Robert B - 09/17/2019

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they have hard to find parts 560816



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Showed up damage free. Wasn't sure how it would be packaged however it was well protected. 550552



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Top quality .... looks good and fills my need to for a 1" drop to level my trailer. 528302



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A simple solution to a tricky problem, the Curt hitch call with extra rise will help you zero in on getting the trailer perfectly level. 527740



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This made it possible to get my hitch to the correct height for my trailer. I needed this quickly in order to haul the trailer across state to meet a deadline. etrailer.com did a great job in delivering the right hitch ball in time. 521053



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Used in conjunction, with Curt drop hitch! Good quality product! 503205



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good communication.....quick shipping 486356



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The hitch ball looks great. I haven't tried it yet. I'm sure it will give me the correct lift for my trailer. Thank you 466051



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Works great. I keep it greased and covered - no issues after a year of use. 450136



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I was pleased with the quality of this product! 415216



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Excellent product. It has made our towing operation much simpler. Quick shipping. 412263



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Needed an extended ball mount for my new Jeep in order for the utility trailer tongue to clear the spare tire. Item is exactly as described on site and arrived earlier than expected. etrailer has always given me great customer service. It is my go to place for all towing and trailer needs. 407040


Comments
Perfect!
Paul D - 07/17/2018

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Solved problem of finding 5" drop hitch. 398165


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Ask the Experts about this Curt Hitch Ball

  • Does the Curt 2" Hitch Ball # C40033 with High-Rise come in a 1-7/8" Version
    We do have 1-7/8" Curt hitch balls like the 2" part # C40033 that come with a high-rise. If you just need a 1" rise then you will want part # C40031, but if you need a 2" rise you will want part # C40032 instead. Both are rated for 3,500 lbs
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  • 2 Inch Trailer Hitch Ball with 1 Inch Rise
    There is not a hitch ball I am aware of from any manufacturer with the rise and 3/4 inch shank you are seeking. The closest thing we have is # C40033 which is a 2 inch ball with a 1 inch rise and 1 inch diameter shank. If you need a different ball mount for compatibility with this hitch ball, let me know the rise or drop needed. I've attached an article to assist.
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  • Recommendation to Hold the 2" Hitch Ball # C40033 While Torquing it Down
    A vise would be the best solution to hold the 2" Hitch Ball # C40033 while you torque down the nut.
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  • Replacement Hitch Ball to Increase Ball Height
    It is always important to keep your trailer level when hitched to your tow vehicle and the two simplest ways to accomplish this are either a high-rise hitch ball such as the two you reviewed, parts # C40033 and # C40034, or a ball mount with the amount of rise you need. Either option will work. The hitch balls you referenced are shown in the linked photo; I have added the dimension above the mounting surface for each ball. If you have a 2-inch hitch receiver and want to use your existing...
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  • High Rise Hitch Ball Recommendation for 2 inch Ball and 6k Capacity
    None of the high-rise hitch balls we offer are stainless steel. They are all chrome plated steel like the part # C40033 which fits your other criteria. It's got a 1 inch shank, one inch rise, 2 inch diameter, and 6k capacity.
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  • How to Get 7 Inches of Drop With an 8 inch Drop Ball Mount
    To get 7 inches of drop you will need to use your 8 inch drop ball mount you currently have and then use a high rise ball like the part # C40033 that has an inch of rise built into it. This will put you right at 7 inches of drop. This ball has a 1 inch diameter shank and is a 2 inch ball.
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  • Material of 2 Inch Trailer Hitch Ball With 1 Inch Shank and Rise
    There are very few trailer hitch balls with a rise, and all of them are made of chrome-plated steel, including the 2" trailer hitch balls. Both 2" hitch balls have a 6,000 lb capacity and 1" diameter shank with the difference being the amount of rise; the Curt 2" Hitch Ball # C40033 has a 1" rise and the Curt 2" Hitch Ball # C40034 has a 2" rise. Most trailer hitch balls are made out of chrome-plated steel now and they are just as high-quality as their stainless steel brethren while...
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  • Recommendation for Getting 4 Inches of Rise from Ball Mount and Hitch Ball
    The closest 2 inch hitch ball we currently have available to what you are looking for is the Draw-Tite 2 Inch Hitch Ball # 19255. This hitch ball features a 3-3/8 inch long shank with a 3/4 inch diameter. It has a corrosion-resistant chrome finish and a weight capacity of 3,500 pounds. We also have high-rise hitch balls, such as the 2 inch # C40033 from Curt. This 2 inch ball features a 2-1/8 inch long shank, however the high-rise design allows the hitch ball to sit an extra inch above...
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  • Hitch Height on 2009 Acura MDX and Ball Mount Compatibility
    When we installed 2-inch Curt Class III hitch # 13354 on a 2009 MDX we found that the top of the receiver opening was indeed 17-inches above ground, although this can vary slightly from car to car depending on the amount of tread wear and factors like passenger and cargo weight. Since all tow vehicles will exhibit some degree of rear-end squat when a trailer is hitched to them, it is a good idea to have the starting height of the hitch ball on the MDX about 1-inch HIGHER than the top...
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  • Hitch Ball Compatible With Alumistinger Ball Mount
    There is a hitch ball that is compatible with the Alumistinger Ball Mount with 8" Drop or 7" Rise # AM3509 but the Brophy 2" Hitch Ball # CB28Z is not because it has a 1-1/4" diameter shank, and the Alumistinger requires a hitch ball that has a 1" diameter shank. The hitch ball I recommend instead is the Curt # C40033; like the Brophy this is a 2" hitch ball with a 6,000 lb capacity and 1" rise.
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  • Availability of a Ball Mount that Provides a 6 Inch Rise
    The Draw-Tite Ball Mounts, item # 4283, does not come in a 6 inch rise configuration. At this time we do not have a ball mount with a 6 inch rise available. We do offer two ball mounts with a bit higher rise. The Convert-A-Ball Cushioned Ball Mount for 2 inch Hitches, item # AMSC6HD, has a 6-1/2 inch rise, and the Convert-A-Ball Cushioned Ball Mount, item # AMSC8, has a 6-3/4 inch rise. You could get exactly a 6 inch rise by using the Diversi-Tech Aluminum Ball Mount, item # DTBM5600,...
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  • Is A Taller 2 Inch Hitch Ball Available For A Class I Hitch
    I went out to our warehouse to measure the height of the Tow Ready Hitch Ball, # 63802, and found that it is 3-1/2 inches tall from the ball mount surface to the top of the ball. This hitch ball has a 1 inch shank diameter. You need to measure the diameter of the shank hole for the hitch ball on your Class I hitch to see if it has a 1 inch or 3/4 inch diameter. Most of the Class I and Class II ball mounts have a 3/4 inch hole for the hitch ball. If it has a 3/4 inch diameter, you...
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  • Longer Ball Mount and Rise Hitch Ball Solution for Needing 1-1/2 inch Drop
    The ball mount part # EA20 is 9-3/4 inches from pin hole to ball hole like you mentioned. We do have taller hitch balls like the part # C40033 which has an inch of rise built into the ball that would put you at 1 inch drop which is very close to the 1-1/2 inch drop that you need. It should be about perfect since the tongue weight of your trailer will most likely cause the suspension to sag slightly.
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  • Hitch Ball Height of Tow Ready Interchangeable Ball Set # 63804
    The Diversi-Tech Interchangeable Stainless Steel Ball Set # DTLBM3125 that you referenced is not a high-rise ball kit. Our interchangeable ball sets are all standard height. However, in a 1-1/4-inch shank diameter we do offer two high-rise 2-5/16-inch hitch balls which can be seen on the link at right. These offer a choice of 1- or 2-inches of rise. Both # C40036 and # C40035 carry a 10K capacity. For 2-inch balls you can use either # C40034 or # C40033 along with bushing # 58184.
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  • Multipupose Ball Mount to Tow a Trailer and Bike Rack at Same Time that Doesn't have a Drop
    You wouldn't want to use MaxxTow dual hitch receiver # MT70070 anyway because it will reduce the tongue weight capacity of the trailer hitch by 50 percent. The Curt multipurpose ball mount # D210 is going to be the best option. To overcome the 2-1/4 inch drop you can use a ball with a rise such as # C40034. This is a 2 inch ball rated for 6,000 pounds. It has a 2 inch rise so the drop of the ball mount would only be 1/4 inch. We also have ball # C40033 with a 1 inch rise. If you...
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  • 2-5/16 Hi-Rise Ball Options For Additional Height
    We have 2 high rise hitch balls that have the 2-5/16 inch diameter, and they both have the 1-1/4 inch shank. We have the 2 inch rise # C40034 and the 1 inch rise # C40033. There is not a 2-5/16 inch hitch ball that has a 1 inch shank. If you want a ball mount that will work with this, I recommend the Draw-Tite Ball Mount for 2" Hitches - 1" Rise, 2" Drop - 8-1/2" Long - 16K # 40330.
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  • Hitch Ball Recommendation 1 inch Taller than 2 inch Ball # 63845
    The part # 63845 is a standard height hitch ball. If you need additional inch from a hitch ball that fits the same criteria as the # 63845 you'd want the hitch ball # C40033 which is the same except 1 inch taller.
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  • Recommended Alumistinger Ball Mount And Hi-Rise Ball For 5 Inch Drop
    For a 5 inch drop, I recommend you go with the Alumistinger Ball Mount with 6" Drop or 5" Rise - 8,000 lbs GTW # AM3507 you mentioned with the Curt 2-5/16" Hitch Ball - 1" Rise - 1-1/4" Diameter x 2-5/8" Long Shank - 10,000 lbs # C40035. For a 2 inch ball you can use the Curt ball # C40033. These hitch ball options come with a lock washer for the base of the ball.
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  • Ball Mount Recommendation with a 6 inch Drop for Use with a Towing Bike Rack
    The Ball Mount part # D-28 would be your best option sounds like. It is long enough that you could mount a towing bike rack to it like part # S64664 that you are interested in, it also has a 6 inch drop which would be the closest drop ball mount we carry to what you need and would work well for you. You would not want to add washers to the ball mount, but you could use a high rise ball that has a rise built into it like part # C40033 that is a 2 inch diameter hitch ball with a 1 inch...
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  • What Is The Highest Ball Rise Compatible With The Curt # D210?
    The Curt Multipurpose Ball Mount with 2" Receiver for Bike Racks and Cargo Carriers - 7,500 lbs # D210 does not have an adjustable rise, so a higher ball would be your only option for this product. The measurements, which I've attached will give you 5-13/16 inches between the top of the drawbar where the ball mounts to the bottom of the bike shank. You will be able to fit a hi-rise ball like # C40033 on this because you will have a measurement of 3-3/8 inches above that draw bar. ...
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  • Height of Curt 2 Hitch Ball # C40004
    I went out to our warehouse to take a look at the Curt 2" Hitch Ball # C40004 that you referenced and I measured a height of 2-3/4" from the mounting base to the top of the ball. I have attached an image to assist. If this doesn't provide the height you need we also have the 2" ball available with an additional 1" rise with part # C40033 or an additional 2" rise with # C40034. These rise measurements would be added to the 2-3/4" height mentioned above.
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  • Can Taller Hitch Ball be Installed in Curt Ball Mount # C45036
    The ball mount that comes with the Curt part # C45036 has a 1 inch diameter ball hole which means you can install the hitch ball part # C40033 in place of the included ball and have the same diameter hitch ball but 1 inch taller.
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  • Will a Loading Bike Carrier and Trailer Towing Together with Dual Receiver Cause Rear Vehicle Sag
    The extra weight of the loaded bike carrier will likely cause the rear of the vehicle to sag slightly more when the trailer is also coupled but it should not be drastic enough to necessitate a different set up. Using a ball with a rise such as # C40033 might actually be too much increase but the only way to know for sure is to see if there is excessive sage with the current set up. The issue though is that by using dual receiver # MT70070 the tongue weight capacity of the trailer hitch...
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