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Solid-Tow Adjustable 2-Ball Mount w Stainless Balls - 2" Hitch - 4" Drop, 5" Rise

Solid-Tow Adjustable 2-Ball Mount w Stainless Balls - 2" Hitch - 4" Drop, 5" Rise

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Switch easily between trailers with this adjustable, aluminum ball mount. Go from a 4" drop to a 5" rise. Tow up to 8,000 lbs with the 2" ball and up to 10,000 lbs with the 2-5/16" ball. Solid-Tow system prevents rattling. Lowest Prices for the best trailer hitch ball mount from Fastway. Solid-Tow Adjustable 2-Ball Mount w Stainless Balls - 2" Hitch - 4" Drop, 5" Rise part number DTSTBM6400-2S can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-1624 for expert service.
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Fastway Trailer Hitch Ball Mount

  • Adjustable Ball Mount
  • Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  • Drop - 4 Inch
  • Rise - 5 Inch
  • 2 Inch Ball
  • 2-5/16 Inch Ball
  • Two Balls
  • Class IV
  • 10000 lbs GTW
  • Anti-Rattle Shank
  • Fastway
  • Aluminum Shank - Silver
  • Stainless Steel Ball

Switch easily between trailers with this adjustable, aluminum ball mount. Go from a 4" drop to a 5" rise. Tow up to 8,000 lbs with the 2" ball and up to 10,000 lbs with the 2-5/16" ball. Solid-Tow system prevents rattling.


Features:

  • Adjustable ball mount makes it easy for you to haul different trailers
    • Ball height adjusts in increments of 1" so that you can easily switch between trailers with different tongue heights
    • Reversible ball platform lets you swap between 2 different-size balls
  • Self-tensioning, anti-rattle Solid-Tow system tightens ball mount inside receiver tube and secures ball platform to ball mount
    • Stops rattle and clunk
    • Uses internal, stainless steel bolts for long life
    • Adjusts with Allen wrench (included)
  • Ball mount is machined from a solid piece of aircraft-grade billet aluminum
    • Solid aluminum produces a lightweight yet strong ball mount
      • Avoids welds, which can cause weak points that might break
    • Polished finish creates a high-quality appearance
  • (2) 303 Stainless steel hitch balls included
    • 303 Stainless steel is great for marine applications and highly resistant to corrosion
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Fits: 2" x 2" trailer hitch receivers
  • Ball diameters: 2" and 2-5/16"
  • Towing capacity:
    • 2" Ball: 8,000 lbs
    • 2-5/16" Ball: 10,000 lbs
  • Tongue weight capacity: up to 1,000 lbs
  • Maximum rise: 5" from the top of the hitch receiver opening
  • Maximum drop: 4" from the top of the hitch receiver opening
  • Distance from center of hitch pin hole to back of upright bar: 4-1/4"
  • Distance from center of hitch pin hole to center of ball: 8-1/2"
  • 1-Year limited warranty


Ball mount shank showing pin in lowered positionBall mount shank showing pin in raised position

This Fastway Solid Tow adjustable ball mount provides solid, rattle-free towing performance. A stainless steel pin, operated by the included hex tool, extends out from the shank and tightens the ball mount in your receiver.


Ball mount shank showing platform-to-leg bolt

To further eliminate any movement, a bolt in the side of the ball platform tightens the connection between the platform and the adjustment shank. As a result, you'll enjoy a quiet, rattle-free towing experience.


Ball mount shank showing ball-to-platform bolt

The ball platform is connected to the adjustment shank by the hex bolt located in the front of the platform. To change the ball height, simply loosen both the bolt in the front and the bolt in the side of the platform with the included tool. This will release the ball platform and allow you to slide it up and down. Or, you can slide the platform off and reverse it to change the ball size.


How to Measure Drop on Adjustable Ball Mount


DT-STBM6400-2S Fastway (Diversi-Tech) Flash STBM Series Solid Tow Ball Mount - 4" Drop, 5" Rise Adjustable Hitch - Solid Billet Aluminum

Item # DTSTBM6400-2S





Video of Solid-Tow Adjustable 2-Ball Mount w Stainless Balls - 2" Hitch - 4" Drop, 5" Rise

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Video Transcript for Fastway Flash Solid Steel Adjustable Ball Mount Review

Hey everybody, how's it going Today, we're going to be going over and showing you the line of Fastway FLASH Solid Steel adjustable ball mounts. So first things first, hitch size compatibility. So the FLASH Solid Steel is actually offered in a few different versions. There is a couple of different options for the two inch hitch, is what we have here on our half ton truck. But there's also a few other options as well for the two and a half inch hitch on some of your larger three quarters a ton and one ton trucks. So the FLASH Solid Steel is what is known as an adjustable ball mount.

So why do we want an adjustable ball mount Well, the simple reason behind this is it's going to allow us to tow a number of different trailers. So traditionally, we're picking a ball mount, we need to make a couple of measurements on both our truck and trailer and then we choose a fixed ball mount that's going to allow those two to tow to each other level. Now with an adjustable ball mount here, we don't have to worry about that specific setup. It gives us a little bit more room for error, especially if we have multiple trailers. We're going to be covered, we don't have to worry about measuring each time.

We're going to have a nice convenient package here that can tow pretty much any trailer. So in addition to hitch size configuration, we're also going to have two different models within each of these hitch sizes. We have the model here which offers up to a six inch drop, and there's also another version that's a little bit longer that offers up to a 10 inch drop. So you may be thinking that you would just go with the larger one, even though you don't quite know your exact measurements for your trailers. However, you need to be careful when doing that because you don't want a ball mount, or a shank rather that's too long and they could cause issues with bottoming out.

So it'd be a good idea to measure your particular setup and choose the one that allows you to tow the widest range of trailers. So if you're not sure how to measure for rise and drop, it's super easy. What we need to do is measure the distance from the ground to the top inside edge of the trailer hitch, and then we need to measure the distance from the ground to the bottom edge of our coupler while the trailer is leveled. So the difference between those is going to give us our correct rise and drop. If the hitch sits up higher than the coupler, we're obviously going to need a drop.

Whereas if the hitch sits lower than the coupler, we would need a rise. And the great thing about this system here is it can be used in both the drop and rise configuration. So in addition to being adjustable, we really get the complete package here with this ball mount system. And what I mean by this is, not only can we adjust the height there to suit our trailer and allow us to tow level, we also have a couple of different hitch ball options too, depending on what size coupler our trailer has. Now, the two most common are going to be two inch and two and five 16th inches. And if those are what our trailer has, we're not going to have any issues at all coupling it to this fall mount, because we could easily flip this around and choose between one of those two hitch ball sizes. So, there's several different adjustable ball mounts on the market. This certainly isn't the only one. However, there are a few things that I feel this one does really well. Number one, it's not an aluminum ball mount. So although it does have some weight to it, that's actually going to play in your guys' favor in that it's going to be super durable. So ball mounts are definitely one of the more abused items here on our towing setup. I mean, we're obviously hitting our coupler on it. We could bash things into it. You know, whether we miss our coupler or coupling, or we're just kicking it walking by, it's definitely going to hold up for time to come due to that solid steel construction. We also have a nice durable black powder coated finish as well, which will protect it from rust and corrosion. You won't have any issues with weight capacity using this particular setup. The highest rate of weight capacity for the two inch version is going to be 12,000 pounds. And then for the two and a half inch version, it's going to be 20,000 pounds. So we shouldn't have to worry about exceeding those capacities by any means. So in regards to what's included with our setup here, we're going to get the actual shank, we're going to get the ball platform. Now keep in mind, the hitch balls are actually welded to the ball platform so you don't need to worry about tightening those down. And then we're going to get two adjustment pins here. Therefore, you will need to pick up a hitch pin in order to attach it to the vehicle. Now I would actually recommend go ahead and getting a locking hitch pin set up. It comes with two locking hitch pins, we sell this here at etrailer. And what this allows you to do is, it provides an extra measure of security for your ball mount. We can use one of the locks to secure the shank to the trailer hitch, and then we can use one of the other locks to secure the ball platform to the shank. Now we don't actually need two locking pins for the adjustments, we just need one to hold that ball mount and to hold the ball platform on the actual shank. And that's going to do it today for our look at the line of Fastway FLASH Solid Steel adjustable ball mounts..


Customer Reviews

Solid-Tow Adjustable 2-Ball Mount w Stainless Balls - 2" Hitch - 4" Drop, 5" Rise - DTSTBM6400-2S

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (175 Customer Reviews)

Switch easily between trailers with this adjustable, aluminum ball mount. Go from a 4" drop to a 5" rise. Tow up to 8,000 lbs with the 2" ball and up to 10,000 lbs with the 2-5/16" ball. Solid-Tow system prevents rattling.

- DTSTBM6400-2S
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Excellent product. I installed on my 2014 Ram 1500 and the anti rattle pin was completely inside the receiver unlike what some of the other reviews show. There is absolutely no rattling. I believe the part number is diversitech, but this is in fact a fastway flash ballmount. As always, quick shipping from etrailer and the best price I've seen anywhere.



- DTSTBM6400-2S
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Best receiver hitch made. Does not ratt le.



- DTSTBM6400-2S
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Impressively constructed and beautiful polished aluminum finish. Easy to reverse hitch balls. Stainless hitch balls really nice. Like the fact that different max drop lengths are available as I only need 2” and don’t want the hitch hanging down too far below the receiver. Others have commented that the anti -rattle pin did not completely engage the receiver, but it fit perfectly on my 2015 F-150. Pulls with zero clunking or rattles. Worth the money.



- DTSTBM6400-2S
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Only have had for a few days but product is as described. Would be good to have more dimension on hitch to verify fit with your receiver as the locking pin sits on edge of my receiver since it is not very deep. Was concerned it would not hold it tight but it is working fine. Order processing and shipment time outstanding from etrailer. Ordered Sunday night had product Tuesday - can't ask for better service than that. Would recommend purchase from etrailer.



- DTSTBM6400-2S
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- DTSTBM6600-2S
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Review from a similar Solid Tow in Trailer Hitch Ball Mount


First of all, it’s beautiful; fit and finish is as it should be for the price. No rust stainless hitch ball ends are great. I use this on a Chevy Silverado 1500 with the max tow package pulling a 24’ 5800 lb. boat on an aluminum trailer. It pretty much is one position so I can’t say how quick and easy it is to routinely change from one ball size to the other or hitch height, but I can tell you that it all works flawlessly. The only downside is that it’s heavy so storing it in a foldaway tool box in my truck bed is fine but it’s a load. In use it never rattles or shakes and it’s because of the clamping lock. But that can only be used in dropped position, which is how I use it. If you need a great multi ball unit that looks and works really well, this one is for you.


Comments
After a year I don’t find that I need to take advantage of the adjustability as I did when I first bought it. The anti-rattle device still works great and barring a good size scar from someone backing into it at some point the one time I left it place during the week it still looks great and works great. I pulled out tools from my storage bin so while it’s still heavy keeping it in the bin is no longer a problem.
Chris M - 03/29/2021


- DTSTBM6400
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Review from a similar Solid Tow in Trailer Hitch Ball Mount


It is difficult to find an adjustable, quality receiver hitch that also provides a way to secure BOTH the shank and the ball assembly to the vehicle against theft. The FastWay unit’s use of a secure Allen screw is certainly not ‘Fort Knox’ safe, but is more than its competitors have. I took advantage of a “used” unit etrailer listed and was very pleased upon receiving it that it was like new with only some minor scratches- just as described.


Comments
UPDATE: After about a year and a half I have hadthe following experiences. The manufacturer replaced the hitch after it became difficult to loosen the pin to adjust the hitch height. It had been lubricated as specified but became very tight and felt as if it was cross-threaded. I have become disenchanted with the tamper-proof design of the adjustment and locking pins. I am in the cold northeast and they tend to get iced in and difficult to remove. The height adjustment pin has become damaged from my not consistently being able to the wrench fully into the cavity. I would like to see a different type of boltpin used.
Ken K - 03/18/2021


- DTSTBM6600
by:

Review from a similar Solid Tow in Trailer Hitch Ball Mount


I ordered this trailer hitch for my Nissan Titan and a our new 26’ boat. I searched Another online retailer and several other sites to find the right hitch solution; I also checked out an online video on it before buying. I was blown away by how well-made it is, not to mention how great it looks on my truck. I received this product in less than a week, in perfect condition. Great product, great service; can’t ask for much more. I’ll definitely be back to etrailer.com if I need anything else!



- DTSTBM7000
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Review from a similar Solid Tow in Trailer Hitch Ball Mount


Needing at least an 8" drop I ordered the 10" drop to be sure I had enough leeway for adjustment in case my vehicle was heavily loaded with gear. The anti-rattle feature is what really made me choose this hitch. I'll be towing a boat 7,000 miles this summer and did not want to hear any squeaks and eliminate anything that could contribute to trailer swaying. In order to be sure the anti-rattle pin would make contact with my receiver I inquired with both the manufacturer and etrailer. Fastway customer rep said the distance was 3-1/2" and Etrailer said it was 2". Needless to say when it arrived it measured 2" which is perfect for my 2016 Suburban. You may want to double check with etrailer on the 2" measurement before ordering in case the manufacturer has modified the design. While the anti-rattle pin does eliminate up and down motion a little left to right movement remains. I may fabricate a narrow shim to eliminate all movement but at this time I do not think it will be necessary. Since I am using this on what is almost the lowest height setting with the 2" ball the 2-5/8" ball is just 10 1/4" above the ground. The hitch balls are not removable from the sliding mount therefore you either have to be careful not to bottom out or for more clearance Fastway said I could cut the 2-5/8" ball off the mount. This would make the ground clearance 12-1/4" off the ground. As others have stated it is a beautiful piece of hardware and looks really sharp. I will likely leave on on permanently with a BOLT trailer hitch receiver lock. (Be sure to order the correct one!). Leaving it permanently mounted has one benefit- I think drivers from behind will be more wary of stopping too close and rear ending you and if they do rear end you at a slow speed it will absorb a bit of the impact thereby minimizing damage to your vehicle. Thank you etrailer.com for such excellent service and I highly recommend them for your hitch needs.



- DTSTBM7000
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Review from a similar Solid Tow in Trailer Hitch Ball Mount


This drop hitch is a true champion! I have a '09 Ford F-250 with 4.5" of suspension lift on 37" tires, and this hitch is more than adequate for all types of towing applications. I just got back from towing a 7500 pound load for 10+ hours. I was on bumpy roads, interstates, and in some sketchy situations, but not once did I have to worry about the hitch. And on top of that, it was QUIET!! I locked down the tension bolt for reducing the movement, and it never moved or made a sound after that. And it looks SICK! I would highly recommend this to anyone



- DTSTBM6825
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Review from a similar Solid Tow in Trailer Hitch Ball Mount


This is a solid well built aluminum ball mount but, on a 2015 dodge 2500 class 5 receiver the anti-rattle pin on the ball mount only catches 1/4 of the round pin in the receiver tube. The hole for the locking pin is close to the end of the tube of the receiver on the truck, so the ball mount sticks out in the receiver tube (in my opinion) too much for this to work as it was intended. Etrailer said it should work in there opinion but when you spend over 200 dollars for a ball mount it should work as intended and not "it SHOULD be fine?" Will be contacting Diversi-tech as well. etrailer is great a place to order from and quick shipment as well!



- DTSTBM6800
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Review from a similar Solid Tow in Trailer Hitch Ball Mount


Great looking adjustable hitch. I purchased the non-locking version because locks and similar mechanisms seem to have issues due to salt and ice here in MN. Not sure if the locking version would have issues, but I didn't want to take the chance. Hitch is easy to adjust, seems very strong, and looks great.



- DTSTBM6600
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Review from a similar Solid Tow in Trailer Hitch Ball Mount


My expectations were exceeded. I'm impressed by the solid construction. I also like the security bolts and the receiver tension pin which keep the rattle out of the receiver. I received the ball mount days before it was expected so excellent job of shipping.



- DTSTBM6625
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Review from a similar Solid Tow in Trailer Hitch Ball Mount


Good hitch.Looks good and I believe it will provide years of service. Have no reason not to recommend the anti rattle adjustable aluminum hitch.


Comments
Love it. No noise. Timely arrival.
William - 11/11/2020


- DTSTBM6400
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Review from a similar Solid Tow in Trailer Hitch Ball Mount


This hitch is exactly what I was looking for. Extremely well made, adjustable and adaptable to the 4 different trailers that I have pulled using this and rattle free. It is worth every penny that I paid.



- DTSTBM6600
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Review from a similar Solid Tow in Trailer Hitch Ball Mount


Looks to be an EXCELLENT purchase here. It is a beautifully polished piece. I haven't used it yet but it is a Trailer Hitch after all and its functional design looks perfect. Service from eTrailer was First Class. Very good people with which to deal.


Comments
Great. Attractive and it doesnt rattle. Perfect for purpose.
Nick C - 10/21/2020


- DTSTBM6625
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Review from a similar Solid Tow in Trailer Hitch Ball Mount


When I took this hitch out of the box and saw the quality, I immediately removed my 2-yr old rusted and noisy B&W adjustable (only with a hammer, roll punch and can of penetrating oil) hitch and threw it right in the scrap bin where it belonged. The Solid-Tow Adjustable is the ultimate hitch! No rust problems and the anti-rattle feature...PRICELESS!



- DTSTBM6600
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Review from a similar Solid Tow in Trailer Hitch Ball Mount


Overall I am very happy with my purchase but, the 2inch ball has started to rust badly.



- DTSTBM6625
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Review from a similar Solid Tow in Trailer Hitch Ball Mount


Yes the hitch arrived yesterday with my UPS guy complaining that such a small box could be so heavy! I did a test install on my new 2500 Ram Diesel with 2-1/2" receiver. It fits perfectly and cranking down on the set screw makes it absolutely unmovable in the receiver. I do wish the tongue was a bit longer, as the ball mount ends up pretty close to the bumper, but that is a small concern. The entire unit is extremely well made, and the up/down adjustment of the ball mount component is smooth and effertless.


Comments
Is the shaft on this model a true 2.5 inch shaft without an adapter sleeve. The photographs above have no shaft but I am not sure if it was simply removed for the photographs or if this is a true 2.5 inch shaft. If it is a true 2.5 inch shaft then the anti-rattle pin will work much better than on a model where it also has to compensate for the sleeve.
-- comment by: Jonathan H - 02/23/2014

The 2-1/2 inch versions of the DTSTBM line do use an adapter sleeve. They use an extended length anti-rattle pin that passes through the adapter to make contact with the receiver just like the 2 inch counterparts. Check the link to the photo, its the shorter 4 inch drop version of this hitch.

-- Etrailer Expert Patrick B - 2/28/2014

Comments
I love that ball mount, so much so that I found a second one listed on VT Craigslist with a 2 & 1-7/8 combo ball mount. The Diversi-Tech units really do absolutely stop the trailer from bouncing in any way. They are so simple to adjust for my various trailers that I carry nothing else in the truck.
Michael C - 01/30/2015



- DTSTBM7000
by:

Review from a similar Solid Tow in Trailer Hitch Ball Mount


Awesome hitch! Quick shipping



- DTSTBM7000
by:

Review from a similar Solid Tow in Trailer Hitch Ball Mount


Shipping was fast. The hitch was just as described. Made in the USA. What made the sale for me was the anti rattle and how the ball and slide attach. All these features make for a great hitch if you want ease of change from one ball to the other. I tow a lot of different trailers and the old way took along time. With our new hitch it's really very easy. It looks great and is well built. I would tow 10,000 with this hitch without question.


Comments
Couldnt be happier! No problems! Different trailers are not a chore anymore.
john s - 11/08/2017



- DTSTBM7000
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Review from a similar Solid Tow in Trailer Hitch Ball Mount


Great pricing...I called and spoke to Caleb and the hitch I was inquiring about was on backorder.... Caleb went above and beyond and got me the next size up and shipped it the very next day (I called too late for it to go out that night). I explained that it was imperative to have the hitch before the weekend.... he assured me it would be there by Thursday. It got to me on Wednesday. Great service, great price. The hitch worked flawlessly and made me feel better about spending so much!!


Comments
So far so good. Its been really good and Im glad I got this particular one.
Ernest T - 04/21/2016



- DTSTBM6800
by:

Review from a similar Solid Tow in Trailer Hitch Ball Mount


I shopped a lot online to try to find the perfect ball mount (I'm very particular.) I really liked being able to watch a video of each individual product and how it operates, so that I could make an informed decision based off more than a couple stock photos like what other stores are offering. Shipping was shockingly quick, considering I bought the lowest grade shipping option offered. The ball mount adjusts smoothly and easily, and fits my receiver better than any I've owned before. I am extremely impressed by my dealings with eTrailer, as well as with the product itself!


Comments
Still fantastic!
Kyle M - 07/15/2016



- DTSTBM6600-2S
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Review from a similar Solid Tow in Trailer Hitch Ball Mount


I need several inches of adjustability for two trailers. This can handle the 5" rise needed for my kayak trailer and the level tongue of my 20 foot sailboat trailer. The security and anti rattle features are a great design. The polished aluminum mount and stainless hitch balls look like an appearance accessory.


Comments
This hitch works really well after a year. I still need the adjust ability and the fit and finish are like new.
John M - 06/09/2018



- DTSTBM7000
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Review from a similar Solid Tow in Trailer Hitch Ball Mount


Unbelievably well built and functional. Easily the highest quality hitch I have owned or seen. My lifted Ram's hitch is 26" off the ground and the 8-10" drop is perfect for most boat/utility trailers.


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