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2-5/16" Hitch Ball w/ 1" Rise - 1-1/4" Diameter x 2-5/8" Long Shank - Raw - 25K

2-5/16" Hitch Ball w/ 1" Rise - 1-1/4" Diameter x 2-5/8" Long Shank - Raw - 25K

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2-5/8" Long x 1-1/4" diameter shank featuring a ball with a 1" high rise above the platform. Fine threads provide superior strength on this raw, machine-finished ball. Designed for heavy-duty towing. Lowest Prices for the best trailer hitch ball from Curt. 2-5/16" Hitch Ball w/ 1" Rise - 1-1/4" Diameter x 2-5/8" Long Shank - Raw - 25K part number C40086 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Curt Trailer Hitch Ball - C40086

  • Trailer Hitch Ball
  • 2-5/16 Inch Diameter Ball
  • 1-1/4 Inch Diameter Shank
  • Standard Ball
  • Curt
  • 25000 lbs GTW
  • Class IV
  • Class V
  • Raw Steel
  • 2-5/8 Inch Shank Length

2-5/8" Long x 1-1/4" diameter shank featuring a ball with a 1" high rise above the platform. Fine threads provide superior strength on this raw, machine-finished ball. Designed for heavy-duty towing.


Features:

  • Hitch ball provides connection point for your trailer's coupler
  • High-rise design lets you easily match ball to trailer height
    • Trailer hitch ball sits an extra inch above the ball mount platform
  • Fine threads provide exceptionally tight, strong grip
  • Heat-treated steel is durable
  • Raw, machined finish
  • Lock washer and nut included


Specs:

  • Hitch ball diameter: 2-5/16"
  • Fits ball platforms that are at least 3/8" thick
  • Capacity: 25,000 lbs
  • Shank diameter: 1-1/4"
  • Shank length: 2-5/8"
  • Rise: 1"
  • Torque rating on nut: 450 ft-lb
  • 1-Year limited warranty


Please note: The hole size on your ball mount must not be more than 1/16" larger in diameter than the threaded shank.



40086 Curt High-Rise 2-5/16" Trailer Ball with 1" Rise - Raw Finish - 25,000 lbs

Replaces 40043






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2-5/16" Hitch Ball w/ 1" Rise - 1-1/4" Diameter x 2-5/8" Long Shank - Raw - 25K - C40086

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (53 Customer Reviews)

2-5/8" Long x 1-1/4" diameter shank featuring a ball with a 1" high rise above the platform. Fine threads provide superior strength on this raw, machine-finished ball. Designed for heavy-duty towing.

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I needed a 3-1/2" drop, bought this and used it with a 4" drop Ball Mount.....perrrefect! 863192



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great service and great product 804598



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Just what I needed for a little extra lift off my truck bed. Dale 787376



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Perfect Curt is the best 775756



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Just as described. Quality product. 745950



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These are great weld on kingpins 736615



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Got just what I ordered, product was just what they said. Wierd; but that's becoming a rare thing. Received quick. 704623



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Very high quality ball. Well built, not a cheapy from the discount store. I purchased it with a weight distribution hitch. Very pleased with it. 697731



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Just what I ordered and more. It's always good doing business with you. 686809



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This will work out for the heavy haul trailer that I use and allow the right application for the job. 674717



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I've used etrailer on numerous times and generally avoid these reviews, but they are a very solid good helpful organization to deal with. This is a small order compared to 3 years of past orders. Save yourself some time and trouble and just buy from them. You'll be pleased at the service. Jack 644554



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I've used etrailer on numerous times and generally avoid these reviews, but they are a very solid good helpful organization to deal with. This is a small order compared to 3 years of past orders. Save yourself some time and trouble and just buy from them. You'll be pleased at the service. 645143



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I use this ball with my 7800 Tritoon Trailer. To date it has worked as designed. 635053



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The products came in quickly and look g reat! 615875



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Excellent product. It gave me some leeway on the trailer set back for the WD hitch. 608521



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Showed up right on time and everything I ordered was in the shipment .Very pleased with everything 591988



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A big hunk of steel, looking forward to using it. 563743


Comments
Doing the job I expected.
Lynn - 09/11/2019

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It was what we thought it would be than ks 544523



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Great product. Not an item I can find l ocally. 538952



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looks great, made right 482552



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Yes it is just a 2 5/16" ball. Warning..do not drop it! Serious damage may occur to whatever object it may strike! Perfect for my needs. Thanks trailer.com. 479346



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Perfect with the riser I also purchased. 472447



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Thank You. I will be buying a brake controller soon for my 2006 Ford F350 DW. Ron 462108



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Needed a 5 inch drop hitch but without an adjustable one it doesnt exist. This coupled with a 6 inch drop worked out perfectly. etrailer is the first place Ive ever see a hitch ball with built in riser. 461193


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