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4" Offset Ball for B&W Turnoverball Gooseneck Trailer Hitch for Dodge Ram 1500

4" Offset Ball for B&W Turnoverball Gooseneck Trailer Hitch for Dodge Ram 1500

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Designed for use with B&W's Turnoverball gooseneck hitch (BWGNRK1309) for your Dodge Ram 1500 or Ram 1500 truck, this ball extender moves the pivot point of your trailer 4" rearward to provide additional cab clearance. Lowest Prices for the best trailer hitch ball from B and W. 4" Offset Ball for B&W Turnoverball Gooseneck Trailer Hitch for Dodge Ram 1500 part number BWGNXA4685 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-1624 for expert service.
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B and W Trailer Hitch Ball - BWGNXA4685

  • Gooseneck Hitch Ball
  • 2-5/16 Inch Diameter Ball
  • Turnover Ball
  • 20000 lbs GTW
  • Powder-Coated Steel
  • B and W
  • 4 Inch Offset

Designed for use with B&W's Turnoverball gooseneck hitch (BWGNRK1309) for your Dodge Ram 1500 or Ram 1500 truck, this ball extender moves the pivot point of your trailer 4" rearward to provide additional cab clearance.


Features:

  • Extension provides 4" of additional space between your truck's cab and your gooseneck trailer
    • Works with B&W Turnoverball gooseneck trailer hitch for your Dodge Ram 1500 or Ram 1500 truck (BWGNRK1309)
  • Square ball base prevents ball from turning in hitch during hookup
  • Sturdy steel construction
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Ball size: 2-5/16"
  • Offset: 4"
  • Distance from center of locking pin hole to bottom of square base: 1-1/4"
  • Weight capacity: 20,000 lbs
  • Vertical load limit: 5,000 lbs


BWGNXA4685 Offset Ball Diagram


GNXA4685 B and W Turn Over Ball Gooseneck 4" Hitch Ball Extender for GNRK1309




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Video of 4" Offset Ball for B&W Turnoverball Gooseneck Trailer Hitch for Dodge Ram 1500

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Video Transcript for B and W Hitch Ball - Gooseneck Hitch Ball - BWGNXA4685 Review

Today we're going to review part number BWGNXA4685. This is the B&W 4 inch offset ball for the B&W turnover ball gooseneck trailer hitch, part number BWGNRK1309. This offset ball will move the pivot point of your trailer 4 inches rearward to provide additional cab clearance. This does work exclusively with the B&W turnover ball gooseneck hitch part number BWGNRK1309. The square ball base will prevent the ball from turning in the hitch during hookup, is made of a sturdy steel construction and is made in the USA. The ball size on this is 2 and 5/16ths in diameter and again, the offset from the center of the square base to the center of the ball is 4 inches. Just to give you an idea here, put a ruler on it.

That'll give you your 4 inches. The weight capacity on this offset ball is 20,000 pounds, has a vertical low limit or pin weight capacity of 5,000 pounds. Basically what I want to do here is I also pulled the hitch that it fits on, that BWGNRK1309, and I have it right here on the table. I just want to show you how it does install. This is the gooseneck hitch designed for the Dodge Rams. It has the in bed latch handle that opens and closes to a pin to get into the ball.

If we pull this ball out, you can take this offset ball, drop it right into the square opening, and as you can see it would move the ball's location from here 4 inches rearward to the rear of your vehicle to provide additional cab clearance. Then you just turn the handle and it would lock the pin and lock this into place and then you're ready to go. That should do it for the review on part number BWGNXA4685. This is the B&W 4 inch offset ball for the B&W turnover ball gooseneck hitch, part number BWGNRK1309. .


Customer Reviews

4" Offset Ball for B&W Turnoverball Gooseneck Trailer Hitch for Dodge Ram 1500 - BWGNXA4685

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (133 Customer Reviews)

Designed for use with B&W's Turnoverball gooseneck hitch (BWGNRK1309) for your Dodge Ram 1500 or Ram 1500 truck, this ball extender moves the pivot point of your trailer 4" rearward to provide additional cab clearance.

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Excellent service and very knowledgeable about their products. Quick delivery. Product is VERY heavy duty weighing nearly 20 pounds. Trailer is in the shop but will add to the review once I have a chance to hook up trailer and see if this adds the clearance between the nose of the trailer and cab of the truck that I need because of having a short bed.



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Just received this item only to find that IT DOESN'T FIT. The hole center on this item is 1 3/4" from bottom of plate and the pin on my B&W hitch is 2" below the top of the hitch (so it's off by 1/4"). I have a Dodge Ram 3500 dually and this is specifically for a Dodge. HOWEVER, apparently a different model # B&W hitch was installed by the previous owner on my particular truck. SO, I need to return this and get the one for a different model hitch (offset ball #BWGNXA4085). This means the offset ball will be sitting about 3/4" above the bed of the truck which doesn't thrill me, so I will probably put a support piece under that part even though I'm sure they will say I don't need it. MEMO TO ETRAILER: You should mention prominently in your description that YOUR specific Dodge Ram may have a different hitch and to measure carefully before ordering.



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I bought this to extend the ball close to the axle on my 13 Ram mega cab. I have the B&W hitch installed. It is built really well. Only problem I had was that the shank on the extender do sent fit far enough down in receiver for the pin to latch and had to return it. Just writing the review incase someone else has had this problem.



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Pulled a Featherlite 4 horse slant load trailer with a sleeping berth 3 times to Arizona from Illinois this year with a 6' 4" box and had no problem with turning radius because of this ball. Works well!



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Simple to install, solid attachment with zero rattle. Love it! Bought a different anti rattle with a lock built into it, fairly expensive, don't like it at all.



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Works as advertised. No complaints.



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Great product easy to install on the Dodge Ram. Just plug everything in.



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Fit right into the hitch to replace original ball.



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Don’t go anywhere else unless you want a headache!



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Quick delivery



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Review from a similar Offset Turnoverball in Trailer Hitch Ball


I haven’t used it yet, I am concerned about it being about 3/4” off the bed. I am thinking about pupping a spacer between it and the bed. Worried about it bending


Comments
Thanks for your review. This gap is normal since it fits a few different vehicles. It is safe and should not bend. You can put a washer there for peace of mind, but as long as you do not go over the weight capacity, it is not necessary.
-- Etrailer Expert Sierra K - 03/17/2021


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Review from a similar Offset Turnoverball in Trailer Hitch Ball


This hitch extender fit in perfectly. The height and 4 inches of movement really helped the gooseneck trailer to have more clearance. Thank you etrailer for having this BW 4 inch extension.



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Review from a similar Offset Turnoverball in Trailer Hitch Ball


Fast shipping... The B&W 4in extension hitch ball is really good. I have used it a couple of times works great wish I had gotten one sooner. Problem I had was in a newer 2500hd the gooseneck was to close to toolbox and really close to rear window. With this extender ball problem is solved...



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Review from a similar Offset Turnoverball in Trailer Hitch Ball


High Quality, Heavy duty 4” offset ball mount that works perfectly with the B&W turnover gooseneck hitch system. Adapted my 30’’ fifth wheel trailer with the Ranch regular gooseneck adapter—now no more heavy lifting and lots more room in the truck bed.



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Review from a similar Offset Turnoverball in Trailer Hitch Ball


Hauled at 20,000 at least once a week. Iv got a long box but I needed to clear a fuel tank pump with my 5th wheel but hooked up with a flatbeds hauled from San Diego to Washington. Paint of course on the ball is rubbed off and in the sleve is a little warn but otherwise after a year I'm satisfied and would buy another. I had my doubts at first but now I'm impressed. It's a stout product. I'd recommend this to anyone



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Review from a similar Offset Turnoverball in Trailer Hitch Ball


I am so impressed with the personnel and the shipment time. I placed my order on 02/08/21 and received my order today 02/10/21. Awesome response from e trailer. It has been a rainy day here In Virginia and I have not gotten to install and try out my 4” goose neck hitch extension. I will respond further with details and pictures after I get it installed in my B&W hitch.



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Review from a similar Offset Turnoverball in Trailer Hitch Ball


I have used the B & W 4" offset ball extention for about one year. It does what I needed it to do - move the fifth wheel back a little in order to stand behind an opened tailgate on my pickup while hooked up. I considered it a necessity with the Reese Goosebox I installed on my 2017 Chevy Silverado 3500. PROs: Fit very well in the bed of the truck. Moved the fifth wheel back a little so I could access the back of the truck with the tailgate open. Also raised the fifth wheel up just a little to provide more clearance from the bed rails to the bottom of the fifth wheel overhang. This extention is really heavy duty and is made out of thick steel. CONs: It is heavy, which is to be expected. The paint almost immediately came off the welded on hitch ball. I grease the ball with every usage and paint chips still come off the hitch ball and in to the receiver tube of the Reese Goosebox. I would buy this again, as it seems to be the only product on the market to extend the hitch back on the B & W hitches.



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Review from a similar Offset Turnoverball in Trailer Hitch Ball


Great product, and perfect fit. Gave me the perfect offset that I needed to keep my trailer from hitting the cab. Highly recommend if you have a short wheel base truck and pulling a deck over gooseneck trailer!



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Review from a similar Offset Turnoverball in Trailer Hitch Ball


this offset ball has helped towing my fifth wheel, keeping it away from the truck cab when turning or backing tight. I would highly recommend this.



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Review from a similar Offset Turnoverball in Trailer Hitch Ball


I use this device to provide more clearance for the pin box on my 5th wheel toy hauler in conjunction with an Andersen hitch. It has eliminated the pin box hitting the rails of the pickup bed but enables me to keep the 5th wheel 4” further back from the cab—the cab would be 4” closer if I just reversed the Andersen mount.



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Review from a similar Offset Turnoverball in Trailer Hitch Ball


This product works great for short bed truck. This product gives you more turning radius with out knocking your back window out. Truck is a 2500 Ram, pulling 42ft gooseneck.



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Review from a similar Offset Turnoverball in Trailer Hitch Ball


Truck tailgate was too close to horse trailer propane tanks when hooking up. This GN hitch extender gave me the clearance needed to hookup without raising tailgate before finishing the backing-up process.


Comments
Works to clear tailgate of propane tanks on trailer. Second extender Ive bought. First was for a Curt double lock pin. The original turnover would fall through to the pavement unless one person held the hitch while another locked it in place. The extender made it a one-person job.
Chuck - 02/21/2020



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Review from a similar Offset Turnoverball in Trailer Hitch Ball


I have a 2005 F 250 crew cab short box. I changed from a 5th wheel for simplicity and ease of switching from a trailer to a slide in camper. So, this is all I have to remove in order to be able to put the camper on. I am getting older and this is just enough weight to carry around. The offset is perfect to jackknife the trailer. The towing with this set up is way better than the fifth wheel. Way more solid feeling and no clunking. I should have done this years ago.


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Excellent. Like it - Will never go back to a fifth wheel.
Jim - 11/04/2018



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Review from a similar Offset Turnoverball in Trailer Hitch Ball


Works great , have made several trips and no problems at all .Have truck bed clearance on both sides and back.


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