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Curt Pintle Hook for 2" Hitches - 20,000 lbs

Curt Pintle Hook for 2" Hitches - 20,000 lbs

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This 14-1/2" long pintle hook fits inside your 2" x 2" trailer hitch receiver so you can quickly and easily equip your vehicle for pintle-style towing. 20,000-lb Capacity. Powder coated forged steel resists rust. Lowest Prices for the best pintle hitch from Curt. Curt Pintle Hook for 2" Hitches - 20,000 lbs part number C48004 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-1624 for expert service.
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Curt Pintle Hitch - C48004

  • Pintle Hook - Standard
  • 2 Inch Hitch Mount
  • 20000 lbs GTW
  • Curt
  • Standard Shank

This 14-1/2" long pintle hook fits inside your 2" x 2" trailer hitch receiver so you can quickly and easily equip your vehicle for pintle-style towing. 20,000-lb Capacity. Powder coated forged steel resists rust.


Features:

  • Pintle hook lets you hook up your trailer to your tow vehicle
    • Slides into your vehicle's hitch receiver
    • Provides attachment point for your lunette ring coupler
  • Strong forged steel construction
  • Corrosion-resistant, high-gloss black powder coat finish
  • Tethered safety pin is included
  • Hitch pin and clip or hitch lock sold separately


Specs:

  • Application: 2" x 2" trailer hitch receivers
  • Fits lunette ring couplers with a minimum inner diameter of 2-1/2"
  • Gross towing weight: 20,000 lbs
  • Overall length: 14-1/2"
  • Length from center of hitch pin hole to center of pintle hook: 9-1/2"
  • 1-Year limited warranty


48004 Curt Forged Receiver Mount Pintle Hook for 2 Inch Hitches - 10 Ton Capacity





Video of Curt Pintle Hook for 2" Hitches - 20,000 lbs

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




Video Transcript for Curt Pintle Hitch - Pintle Hook - Standard - C48004 Review

Today we're going to be taking a look at part number C48004. This is the Curt Pintle Hook for two inch hitches. It's going to have a 20,000 pound weight capacity. The Pintle Hook is going to let you hook up your trailer to your tow vehicle. This portion right here is going to slide into your vehicles receiver tube of the hitch. This portion up here is going to provide the attachment point for your lunette ring coupler. This unit's made from a very strong, forged, solid steel construction. You can see how it's solid all the way around, no hollow shank. It's also going to feature a corrosion resistant black powder coat finish, so it's going to stand up really well to the elements. It's going to have the safety pin, that's going to keep the top latch closed, in a closed position to prevent accidental disconnect or unhooking.

Now to open up this mechanism, you simply remove the safety pin. It's going to be held on there with a nice chain, that way you don't ever have to worry about misplacing it or losing it. Now to bring the top portion back, its got this nice little T-handle right here. You flip this up and then it's going to allow you to pull this mechanism into an open position, so that's going to allow you to make your connection. To drop it back down, lift up on that, push the top latch back down, then you always want to be sure to reinstall that safety pin so that top portion stays closed over the connection.

Boom, push that back through. Now when you have your shank inserted inside of your hitch, you're going to line up your pin holes and insert a pin and clip or a hitch pin and lock. Those items are sold separately. You can check out some options here on our website. The diameter of the pin holes is going to measure 5/8 of an inch. This is for two inch by two inch trailer hitch receivers. It's going to fit lunette ring couplers with a minimum inner diameter of two and a half inches.

This unit's going to offer a gross towing weight of 20,000 pounds. A few measurements to go over with you real quick; we're going to take a look at the overall length, measuring from edge to edge . it's going to give us a measurement of about fifteen inches. The distance that we have from the center of the hitch pin hole to the center of the pintle hook area, that's going to give us a measurement of about 9 1/2 inches, and then the distance that we have from the center of the hitch pin hole to the very back of the shank, that's going to give us a measurement of about two and three quarters of an inch. It's a really simple installation. All you have to do is take the mount, place it into the receiver tube of your hitch, and again you're going to push it in until you hear the pin holes line up with one another, and then simply insert a 5/8 inch pin and clip or hitch pin and lock. That's going to do it for our review of part number C48004. This is the Curt Pintle Hook for two inch hitches, with a gross towing weight of 20,000 pounds.

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Customer Reviews

Curt Pintle Hook for 2" Hitches - 20,000 lbs - C48004

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (195 Customer Reviews)

This 14-1/2" long pintle hook fits inside your 2" x 2" trailer hitch receiver so you can quickly and easily equip your vehicle for pintle-style towing. 20,000-lb Capacity. Powder coated forged steel resists rust.

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I needed a receiver pintle hook for one of my wagons. Everything else I changed over was near 7 tons. This was the closest without going under. Should work out just fine.



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Excellent product met my specifications for my 1/4 ton trailer application. Good quality finish.


Comments
Excellent
James - 07/06/2020


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As always, etrailer delivers beyond expectations. For the quality and price etrailer is my first stop. The pintle hitch works very well.


Comments
After using this hitch for a few thousand miles and always under a load of no less than 16,000 lbs of equipment it has held up to what I expect from etrailer products. I think it will outlast the trailer. Very pleased!!
Bernard - 12/29/2019



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Three days and i had my order. Next morning removed my old hitch welded on my new adjustable hitch. Nice to find a company that gets it right the first time. I will use you again.



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So I got this receiver for my tow truck. I transport a lot of trailers and equipment. I usually use the ball/pintle combo and don't like the clunking you get when you stop and go. To my surprise there is NO CLUNKING my transports are safe and I will definitely be purchasing more for my other trucks.



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Etrailer products are amazing quality. Their customer service is always ready to assist to provide the best experience.



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The pintle hitch has worked well for a year now.


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The pintle hitch has worked well.
Anthony S - 06/12/2020


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I had planned on buying a surplus military trailer and bought this to haul it home. I ended up not purchasing the trailer so haven't used it yet. It is heavy (18 lbs) and appears well made. Surprised to see it was made in China. Not a big fan of Chinese steel, but at this price I guess it's to be expected. Etrailer was a pleasure to deal with. Product shipped fast, was we'll packaged and free shipping. Hard to beat for the money.



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works great



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Quality product and fast shipping



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The customer support from etrailer is fantastic. They kept me informed of the progress of my order without me asking. The sales person ACTUALLY did research to answer my technical questions. I ordered a set of traction chains a few months ago and had such a great experience that I decided to use etrailer for my current need of a pintle hitch. Great choice - because their fantastic customer service and SUPER FAST SHIPPING happened for this second order. I'm loyal to etrailer.com after my last two orders - they are excellent.



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It's everything I anticipated it to be, great quality & solid build. eTrailer.com is a great e-tailer too!



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Increased hauling options and safety!



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Product was exactly as purported on the Website and by Customer Service. In fact, Customer Service did me good. I was looking a much pricier Pintle Hitch and CS recommended the Curt Pintle # C48004. CS hastened shipping because I needed the hitch in a couple days. Thanks etrailer and CS.



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The hitch is very-well made, easy to use, and surprisingly lighter than expected.


Comments
I continue to enjoy my pintle hooks robust and fine operation. The compactness is a real asset.
David R - 12/07/2019



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Just what I needed for my truck and concrete line pump! Excellent quality and prompt shipping! Very well made.



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A great pintle hook with a high strength rating for the money. I the only thing I would change is the location of the 5/8" pin hole. It needs to be more central in the shank so that the hitch does not stick out the back of the truck so far.



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Pintle hook purchased 1 year ago. Exactly what I was looking for. I needed for a trailer I purchased for hauling cars, mowers, other misc. equipment. I didn't want to rework/change the pintle on the trailer so I just put this on my truck and I was in business. Very satisfied.



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I like this style better than the universal pintle with the 2 5/16" ball. This doesnt allow the trailer to rattle around much, and I get more responsive braking from my surge brakes. This one is rated at 20k I think. Plenty for me. I would buy one again if I had to.



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Quick and easy ordering. Updated shipping at no cost, great product very pleased with overall experience!!!!



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Ask the Experts about this Curt Pintle Hitch

  • Difference Between Curt Pintle Hooks for 2 Trailer Hitches
    The only difference between the two pintle hooks you referenced is the weight capacity. - Curt Pintle Hook for 2" Hitches # C48005: 10,000 lbs - Curt Pintle Hook for 2" Hitches # C48004: 20,000 lbs Apart from that, both pintle hooks are made of forged steel, fit lunette ring couplers with a minimum inner diameter of 2-1/2", measure 14-1/2" total and 9-1/2" from the center of the hitch pin hole to the center of the pintle hook. In regards to pricing, as with all online retailers,...
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  • Is There A Shorter Length Option For The Curt Forged Receiver Mount Pintle Hook for 2 Inch Hitches?
    The reason for the long neck on the curt # C48004 is to help prevent your trailer from hitting your vehicle if ever jack knifed. Sometimes trailers using the pintle setup have a bit bulkier coupler so it could come in contact with your vehicle a little easier compared to the sometimes smaller 2" ball couplers. The only options we have for the 2" hitch are going to stick out just as much unless you go with a different type of pintle setup. If your concerns are running into the pintle...
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  • Options for a Pintle Hook to Connect to a Trailer with 8 Inches of Rise
    As you obviously have already learned there are a lot of variables into building a trailer. And I can't tell you what is or isn't completely safe in your exact circumstances. I highly recommend having your setup evaluated by a professional welder who has experience with trailers. Some of the components you're trying to combine may be just fine but only someone with experience and ability to test such products can really tell you that. I can't recommend using # RP45294 with # 63023....
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  • Curt Pintle Hitch Rated To 20,000 lb Capacity Compatibility With 10 Ton Trailer
    The Curt Pintle Hook for 2" Hitches - 20,000 lbs, # C48004 will be at its full capacity for a 10 ton trailer, but is rated to handle it. Your 2010 Ram 3500 HD is only rated to tow 12,100 at the bumper unless you have done extensive upgrades in making it a service truck. My concern with this application isn't the pintle hook, but rather your transmission, so I recommend looking into your vehicle capacities with the upgrades and allowing that to limit your towing for safety.
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  • Tongue Weight Capacity for Pintle Hook part # C48004
    For the applications that we normally deal with we don't have a trailer hitch that has a 5,000 lb tongue weight capacity. The Pintle Hook part # C48004 does have a 5,000 lb tongue weight capacity though so if you have a heavy duty vehicle that was rated for that you'd be able to take advantage of that.
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  • What is the Tongue Weight Capacity of Curt Pintle Hook
    Tongue weight isn't considered as much of a factor for pintle hooks because there isn't as much downward force onto the hitch like there is with a standard coupler. With that being said a pintle hook's tongue weight is considered to be 1/4 of the GTW, so for Curt Pintle Hook # C48004 the tongue weight would be 5,000 pounds.
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  • What Diameter Lunette Ring Works with Curt Pintle Hook for 2-Inch Hitches C48004
    The Curt Pintle Hook for 2-Inch Hitches # C48004 fits lunette rings with an inside diameter of at least 2-1/2-inches, so if yours is 3-inches inside diameter it will be compatible. This powder-coated forged steel pintle hook resists rust and offers a 20K capacity.
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  • 2-Inch Pintle Hook for Use with M614 Military Surplus Trailer
    Military equipment, including trailers, does tend to be built to a pretty high capacity. The 20K Curt 2-Inch Pintle Hook # C48004 is a good example. Pintle hitches are often found in industrial, agricultural and of course military applications so they tend to have pretty substantial capacities. The lighter side of overkill is safety margin, a good thing always, but if 20K seems a bit much for your camping application then you might prefer Tow Ready 10K pintle # TR63043 or Curt # C48005.
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  • What is the Difference Between The 2-1/2 Inch Pintle and a 3 Inch Pintle
    Pintle hitches are made to fit certain sized Lunette rings. The rings that we carry are only available in 2-1/2" or 3" diameter sizes. For example, the Curt Pintle Hook for 2" Hitches # C48004 fits lunette ring couplers with a minimum inner diameter of 2-1/2". If you already have a lunette ring measure the inner diameter and make sure the Pintle hitch you choose will fit the ring. As long as it fits and is rated high enough for your trailer's weight it'll work for you.
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  • Pin Hole to Rear of Hook on Curt Pintle Hook # C48005
    The distance you are looking for is 5-7/8 inches on the Curt Pintle Hook # C48005 that you referenced.
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  • How To Tow Military Trailer with Lunette Ring Using 2" Hitch
    It sounds like you are looking for a hitch mounted pintle hook to use the lunette ring mounted on your military trailer. If that is the case then the Curt Pintle Hook part # C48004 is what I recommend. That said, there really isn't one that will be more secure than another.
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  • Pintle Hitch That Fits 2" Receiver and Lunette Ring With 2-1/2" Inner Diameter
    We do have a pintle hook that fits in a 2" hitch and will work with a lunette ring that has an inner diameter of more than 2-1/2", the Curt # C48004. I asked some colleagues and we weren't quite sure what you were referring to in terms of cross-section but if you were referring to the width of the ring itself then the Curt pintle hook would still work. Should you mean something else by cross section or have other questions let me know. I've added a link to a video review of this hook...
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  • Pintle Hook Recommendation with 20k Capacity
    Sounds like you are looking for a pintle hook style ball mount to tow your trailer that weighs right at 19,500 lbs when fully loaded. The part # C48004 will fit a 2 inch hitch and has a 20k capacity and the # C48010 will fit a 2-1/2 inch hitch and also has a 20k capacity. Either should work well but you will need to measure the size of the hitch opening on your truck to determine which you would need.
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  • Pintle Hook Compatible With 3 Inch Lunette Ring And 2011 Chevy 2500 HD Trailer Hitch Receiver
    If you have a 2-1/2 inch hitch receiver opening, the Curt Pintle Hook for 2-1/2" Hitches - 20,000 lbs # C48010 will fit. If you have a 2 inch receiver opening, you will want the Curt Pintle Hook for 2" Hitches - 20,000 lbs, # C48004. Either will work with a 3 inch lunette ring. I've attached the review videos to assist.
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  • What Size Pintle Hook Should be Used with Pintle Loop # 63023
    Standard pintle hooks like the part # C48004 would easily work great with the 2-1/2 inch diameter pintle loop part # 63023 that you referenced.
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  • Compatibility of Curt C48004 Pintle Hook with Tow Ready 63022 Lunette Ring
    The Curt # C48004 Pintle Hook is indeed compatible with the Tow Ready # 63022 Lunette Ring you referenced. They are designed to work together. I've linked you to a product description video for the # C48004 pintle hook.
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  • Available 2-Inch Ball Pintle Hooks for 2-Inch Hitch
    We do not offer any trailer hitch receivers for the 1995 Hummer H1 but we do have 2-inch pintle hooks and hook/ball combinations for 2-inch balls that you can see on the linked page. The hook with the longest available shank is the Curt # C48004. This pintle hook is rated for 20K and is 14-1/2-inches long.
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  • Recommended Pintle Hitch for a 825l Gator with 2 Inch Trailer Hitch Receiver
    We have a couple options for you. I recommend the Curt Pintle Hook for 2" Hitches - 10,000 lbs # C48005 or # TR63043 either of which will fit in a 2 inch receiver as you stated. This is rated for well over what a UTV can handle. We also have the Curt Pintle Hook for 2" Hitches - 20,000 lbs # C48004 which is rated for double that capacity.
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