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Curt Ball Mount for 2" Hitches - 8-1/4" Rise, 10-1/4" Drop - 14" Long - 5K

Curt Ball Mount for 2" Hitches - 8-1/4" Rise, 10-1/4" Drop - 14" Long - 5K

Item # C45112
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Corrosion-resistant, black powder coated ball mount measures 14" from center of hitch pin hole to center of ball hole. Use it in either the drop or the rise position to fit your application. Hitch pin and clip sold separately. Lowest Prices for the best trailer hitch ball mount from Curt. Curt Ball Mount for 2" Hitches - 8-1/4" Rise, 10-1/4" Drop - 14" Long - 5K part number C45112 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Curt Trailer Hitch Ball Mount - C45112

  • Fixed Ball Mount
  • Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  • Drop - 10-1/4 Inch
  • Rise - 8-1/4 Inch
  • No Ball
  • Curt
  • Class III
  • 5000 lbs GTW
  • Long Shank
  • Steel Shank

Corrosion-resistant, black powder coated ball mount measures 14" from center of hitch pin hole to center of ball hole. Use it in either the drop or the rise position to fit your application. Hitch pin and clip sold separately.


Features:

  • Ball mount lets you hook up your trailer to your tow vehicle
    • Shank slides into your vehicle's hitch receiver
    • Ball platform provides mounting point for hitch ball (sold separately)
  • Both drop and rise positions available to ensure level towing
  • Sturdy steel construction
  • Corrosion-resistant, high-gloss black powder coat finish
  • Hitch pin and clip or hitch lock sold separately


Specs:

  • Application: 2" x 2" trailer hitch receivers
  • Length: 14" from center of hitch pin hole to center of ball hole
  • Rise: 8-1/4" from top of inside of hitch opening
    • Gross towing weight: 3,500 lbs
    • Tongue weight: 350 lbs
  • Drop: 10-1/4" from top of inside of hitch opening
    • Gross towing weight: 5,000 lbs
    • Tongue weight: 500 lbs
  • Ball hole diameter: 1"
  • Pin hole diameter: 5/8"
  • Limited lifetime warranty


45112 Curt Class 3 Ball Mount - Standard Duty 2" Square Ball Mount - 8-1/4" Rise, 10-1/4" Drop






Customer Reviews

Curt Ball Mount for 2" Hitches - 8-1/4" Rise, 10-1/4" Drop - 14" Long - 5K - C45112

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (42 Customer Reviews)

Corrosion-resistant, black powder coated ball mount measures 14" from center of hitch pin hole to center of ball hole. Use it in either the drop or the rise position to fit your application. Hitch pin and clip sold separately.

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Perfect product and great service. I will buy from this company anytime I need these items. 690128



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Solid product. 574608



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thank you needed it fast and thats how i got it. 206003



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Bought this to move my Roll-a-dock in and out of the lake. Picture will be added soon as the water warms up! Great service and shipping thanks! 196713



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Biggest issue is that NO ONE warns a potential purchaser of FIT! Tolerances matter. First time I used this ball mount I couldn't believe rattling. I have a 5x8 enclosed trailer and was pulling with my Explorer. Had to deliver a piece of furniture 17miles away for repair. I last 3miles was down a gravel road and OH my God, I slowed to a crawl, but still thought I was going to destroy my factory installed receiver. Called Curt and they had me get calipers to measure the receiver opening to the thousandths of an inch! And yes, there was too much difference between receiver and ball mount shaft! If I would have been apprised of this issue I'd certainly done some pre-purchase measuring. You can buy ball mounts at any auto store, or Walmart even and there is NO warning of this issue!!! Curt sent an anti-rattle fitting to me. Yes, they know about this issue. It helps some but is not perfect. It helps to minimize horizontal movement but not so much on vertical. But better than before. Ironically, the ball mount pins I bought from e-trailer and reviewed above can't be used with the anti-rattle fitting! So, there was some money [thrown] away. Lastly, I've had ball mounts before for other vehicles and NEVER had a rattling problem. Probably because I had everything installed at a trailer retailer. And none of the ball mounts I had were extremely heavy. This Curt ball mount is very very heavy. I did need a greater drop for my Explorer and existing trailer, and maybe over shot by one inch. But this thing could be used a great weapon. 700116



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The quality of this product is fantastic and it assembled with no problems and makes my rv / toad I pull a perfect match. I will continue to do business with (etrailer.com) much more in the future. The following photos are of my 1988 Fleetwood Jamboree and my baby (rare 1982 Toyota Corolla Station Wagon) all connected up and the 9" drop towing bar makes my Toyota towing very easy and safe at a level condition with my RV. Also look at the new LED lights installed to dress up my older RV, also purchased from Etrailer.com. I am a happy camper and highly recommend purchasing from them. 814855



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I neeed to pull a trailer with my 2019 GMC Yukon. I found Etrailer.com and followed the instructions on determining the drop of the hitch, the instructions were spot on. I hooked up my trailer to my Yukon today, all was level and worked perfectly. I had driven around to Napa, Lowe’s, Home Depot and Walmart, and nobody had the 9” drop hitch I needed. Came back to Etrailer, bought the 2” ball and pin, and the Curt 9” drop hitch. I received the items quickly. Great website, Thanks, Craig 744605



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With my 2015 Yukon Denali I needed a 9 inch drop trailer hitch ball mount for my utility trailer. The one I found on etrailer.com (C45112) is great. Heavy duty, great finish - still like new after a year of use. 738649



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Quick shipping especially since its a heavy device. Prior to buying had a couple of questions about other my needs and options and was promptly responded to. etrailer had the product I was looking for, hard to find 9" drop ball mount. The product showed up 2 days later & before I needed it (had my doubts). And it came in as they published. Extremely happen with the service from etrailer. Easy buy. 721741



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Excellent product. It is well-built and provided the drop I needed. 693271



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Purchased trailer hitch, ball, and lock pin. Needed a 9 1/4 " drop. etrailer had the parts in stock at competitive prices. ordered on a Sunday arrived Wed noon. Great response time on any items I have ever ordered. I like these folks! 690900



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My truck sits quite high in the back and my trailer likes to be towed level as the contents are sensitive so I needed a very large drop. Ordered from E trailer and it was delivered very quickly undamaged good price and good service. I have no photo to share 608537



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Good product at a great price. 585176



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As promised ...delivered early, and all correct. Thanks 574696



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Product was received quickly and what I expected. 552983



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Put the boat trailer at the correct level. Makes the tow much better. 545813



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The hitch gave me the exact recommended height that I needed for my Acme tow dolly (14 inches) behind my motorhome. 528174


Comments
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Bill G - 06/30/2019

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Comments
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Bill G - 06/30/2019

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The video showing the measurements helped a ton with the faq on choosing how much of a drop you need. Came out perfect for my truck. 527186



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The product seems to be made of good quality materials. I will be towing with this new for the first time beginning this week so I do not have anything further I can say at this moment. 497873



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Completely satisfied with product performance and eTrailer Corp’s action to upgrade my shipping to 3-5day delivery providing me the opportunity to start my fishing season at least 1week earlier than expected! The Curt hitch performed beyond my expectations for quality and workmanship! Thank you eTrailer!!! 496122



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Great product. 456741



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recently raised dodge ram 1500 laramie shortbed for heavy 4x4 and , since it was set-up by mopar as a trailer puller model, got trailer ready for trips. it sets high needed a dropped hitch mount for lower trailer - ehitch had that perfect mount. im satisfied, great niece travel companion is estatic. cant get any better 454071



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This seller rocks. They sent me this express and it was here almost sooner than I had ordered it. 413782



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Held up great 390575



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Was having a hard time finding the correct drop for my motor home, Etrailer had it in stock and shipped it out the same day I ordered it! 360014


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    There are no hitch adapters that offer just rise for a 1-1/4" hitch. What bike rack do you have? If it is one we carry we may be able to find you something to convert it to a 2" rack, or there is also the possibility of a new rack with a shank that has rise. If you let me know what rack you have I may be able to find a solution for you.
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    The Curt Ball Mount for 2 Inch Hitches # C45112 referenced in your question has a rise of 8 inches or a drop of 9-1/4 inches. With this in mind, it will work very nicely for your towing setup that requires an 8 inch rise to tow the trailer level. The ball mount, when in the rise position, has a towing weight capacity of 3,500 pounds, a tongue weight capacity of 350 pounds and is designed to fit inside 2 inch trailer hitch receivers. It also features a length of 14 inches from the center...
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    Ideally a hitched trailer will be level to the ground. We often recommend starting off with the hitch ball being a bit higher - an inch or so - than the top of the coupler on the level trailer since once hitched there will be a degree of squat in the rear of the tow vehicle from the trailer tongue weight. This is perfectly acceptable. You can select a different ball mount for your hitch that gives you additional height (rise) by using the link provided at right. For example, if you want...
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    I attached an FAQ that details how to pick out the correct ball mount for you to check. Basically picking out the correct ball mount will allow your trailer to sit as level as possible. If you need more clearance and your trailer is sitting low up front then going with a higher rise would what you'd need. But if you are already level we can't recommend using a higher ball mount since your trailer won't ride properly with the nose pointed in the air. Basically you will first measure...
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  • Ball Mount Recommendation for 8 inches Of Rise
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