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Draw-Tite Ball Mount for 2" Hitches - 3" Rise, 4" Drop - 9-1/4" Long - 16K

Draw-Tite Ball Mount for 2" Hitches - 3" Rise, 4" Drop - 9-1/4" Long - 16K

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Sturdy steel ball mount with solid, 1-piece shank measures 9-1/4" from center of hitch pin hole to center of ball hole. Angle-cut shank slides easily into your hitch. Powder coat finish over a-coat base provides excellent rust protection. Lowest Prices for the best trailer hitch ball mount from Draw-Tite. Draw-Tite Ball Mount for 2" Hitches - 3" Rise, 4" Drop - 9-1/4" Long - 16K part number 40331 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 1-800-940-8924 for expert service.
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Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch Ball Mount - 40331

  • Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  • Fixed Ball Mount
  • Drop - 4 Inch
  • Rise - 3 Inch
  • No Ball
  • Class IV
  • 16000 lbs GTW
  • Draw-Tite
  • Steel Shank - Gloss Black
  • 1-1/4 Inch Ball Hole Diameter

Sturdy steel ball mount with solid, 1-piece shank measures 9-1/4" from center of hitch pin hole to center of ball hole. Angle-cut shank slides easily into your hitch. Powder coat finish over a-coat base provides excellent rust protection.


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)
  • Angle-cut end on shank allows for easy installtion and removal
  • Both drop and rise positions available to ensure level towing
  • Solid, 1-piece forged steel construction
  • Black powder coat finish covers a-coat base for superior rust protection
  • Hitch pin and clip or hitch lock sold separately


Specs:

  • Application: 2" x 2" trailer hitch receivers
  • Gross towing weight: 16,000 lbs
  • Tongue weight: 2,400 lbs
  • Length: 9-1/4" from center of hitch pin hole to center of ball hole
  • Rise: 3" from top of inside of hitch opening
  • Drop: 4" from top of inside of hitch opening
  • Ball hole diameter: 1-1/4"
  • Ball platform dimensions: 1" thick x 3" wide
    • Requires ball shank that is at least 2-1/4" long
  • Pin hole diameter: 5/8"
  • Limited lifetime warranty


How to Measure Drop on Standard Ball Mount

40331 Draw-Tite Ball Mount - 3" Rise or 4" Drop - 16,000 lbs

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Customer Reviews

Draw-Tite Ball Mount for 2" Hitches - 3" Rise, 4" Drop - 9-1/4" Long - 16K - 40331

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (329 Customer Reviews)

Sturdy steel ball mount with solid, 1-piece shank measures 9-1/4" from center of hitch pin hole to center of ball hole. Angle-cut shank slides easily into your hitch. Powder coat finish over a-coat base provides excellent rust protection.

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This trailer ball mount is very beefy, fits tightly into the hitch receiver and it has the right amount of rise for my boat trailer. Very pleased with this product.


Comments
No complaints
Bernie - 04/11/2021


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Great ball mount. I've had another like it in service for 8 years. Still like
new/no wear. I'm getting another, because new truck hitch receiver is higher. A+++




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I bought this to use it for the 3 inch rise it provided.
I have a lowered truck and towing my car carrier would prove to be difficult at times. The 3 inch raised that this provided made the trailer stay in a more manageable position.
The heavy solid metal construction is of extremely high-quality. I would not have any hesitation towing something at the rated 16,000 pound capacity.




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Packed well, not damaged, good finish, quick shipping




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I own a 31ft Cabin Cruiser boat that weighs around 10,000lbs and the trailer itself weighs over 2000lbs. Every time I would pull the boat out of the water the back of my truck would squat a little and the trailer jack would occasionally scrape the ground. So I purchased this Hitch Ball and mounted it upside down so that the ball is higher than the bumper of the truck and now the trailer is level when cruising down the interstate fully loaded.

This Hitch ball is very heavy and completlely solid! I dont hear any noises coming from the hitch at all.

Etrailer had the best price around and will always contine shopping with them anytime I need any trailer parts




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Came quickly and is holding up well.




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Delivered as expected. Very satisfactory exchange. Thanks etrailer




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Great product, exactly as advertised in their website. Etrailer is the go to company for towing accessories. Even shipped with the ball was cheaper than I found it locally for just the receiver portion. Great customer service. Thanks,


Comments
Still the best solution for your towing needs.
KL - 08/26/2015


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Perfect fit and perfect height for my application. This unit is in my opinion extra heavy duty !


Comments
Great ! No, issues, quality product!
John - 08/12/2021


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Nice, great quality and fast delivery. Thanks eltrailer!




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Good and stout. Will make tailgater’s think twice.




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A heavy brute, a little loose, but that can be remedied with electrical tape, this will haul anything I will ever need and then some.


Comments
Everything is working perfectly and if needed in the future, I will return, thank you
Lambo54 - 09/15/2014


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I found the etrailer website to be incredibly helpful as I was needing some education on trailer hitches and towing in general. I picked out my hitch assembly, placed the order, then was contacted by etrailer immediately that my order was received, processed, and being shipped. Outstanding service!

I am also impressed with how available they are for questions and help with orders.

I plan on doing a lot of business with etrailer. Not often does a company makes it customers feel valued.




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Fit perfectly. What more can you ask f or?




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As always etrailer shipped a great product on time. I planned on using the hitch to haul 5-6 facecords of wood on a 16 ft car trailer. I have used the hitch 6 or 7 times now and it works great along with the hitch and i ball i also ordered from etrailer.




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This is the second one I have purchased this year from etrailer.
These heavy duty ball mounts are the way to go.
The drop slope makes it easy to hook or unhook a trailer regardless of tow truck tilt angle. This is a problem we had with square drops.
You can use 2-inch and 2-5/16 with this unit.
All of our ball mounts will be changed to this type.




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This ball mount is exactly what we needed to tow our pop-up camper with our minivan. We have an after market hitch that is very low. We needed a ball mount to raise the towing height and this fits the bill.




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We pull a Car Hauler Trailer with valuable cars inside and didn't want to take chances any longer with a lower rated Trailer Hitch Ball Mount or the Hitch Ball. If you look at what the rating is on the Ball Mount and Hitch Ball that you are using on your Trailer Hitch I think you will be shocked and then will order one of these 16,000 lbs. GTW rated Forged Ball Mounts and probably a new 12,000 # rated Hitch Ball also! If the Hitch Ball Mount or the Hitch Ball you are using breaks - what will happen to your trailer and what is on it or inside as the case may be?




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2nd ball mount I've purchased from etrailer.com and it is great. 1st one is still working great on my old truck, bought this one for the new truck. Fast shipping (less than 2 days for standard shipping) good price and quality product, can't ask for much more!! Hitch ball & mount fit perfectly on my 2014 F-150 and work great for towing my 22ft trailer.




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Ordered hitch and ball from etrailers and received on time. Customer service rep was excellent. I placed the hitch on my 94 2500 series GMC In 30 minutes using a 3/4 ratchet. I would suggest asking a fiend to assist because it weighs about 45 pounds.




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This bad boy is one solid piece of security. I like to think that the one piece of equipment keeping my trailer securely behind the truck and not skidding past me down the freeway can handle the challenge ... the Forged Ball Mount can handle anything. Thanks etrailer.com!




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Nice finish, hopefully will hold up over time. Unfortunately it is rather loose inside the 2" hitch hole, I don't understand how hard it is to get a tighter tolerance. We used some electrical tape as others suggested, but I would expect more from this brand.




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Solid 1 piece ball mount...heavy, this thing weighs about 20 lbs. It is a little loose fitting in the reciever but that may be the reciever and not the ball mount. A few wraps of electrical tape keeps it from rattling.




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Parts arrived 2 days after the order was placed which was much sooner than I expected. The parts were exactly as ordered and arrived in perfect condition. I have ordered from etrailer before and every time has been a great experience.




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Great product at a great price. This hitch is built strong and tough. It will make towing heavy loads much safer than the welded trailer ball mounts.



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