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2" Hitch Ball - 1" Diameter x 2-1/8" Long Shank - Chrome - 7,500 lbs

2" Hitch Ball - 1" Diameter x 2-1/8" Long Shank - Chrome - 7,500 lbs

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Durable steel ball has a 1" diameter x 2-1/8" long shank. Built-in wrench flats ease installation. Chrome finish resists corrosion. Fine threads provide strong grip. Lock washer and nut included. Lowest Prices for the best trailer hitch ball from Curt. 2" Hitch Ball - 1" Diameter x 2-1/8" Long Shank - Chrome - 7,500 lbs part number C54CR can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-1624 for expert service.
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Curt Trailer Hitch Ball - C54CR

  • Trailer Hitch Ball
  • 2 Inch Diameter Ball
  • 1 Inch Diameter Shank
  • 7500 lbs GTW
  • Chrome-Plated Steel
  • 2-1/8 Inch Shank Length
  • Curt

Durable steel ball has a 1" diameter x 2-1/8" long shank. Built-in wrench flats ease installation. Chrome finish resists corrosion. Fine threads provide strong grip. Lock washer and nut included.


Features:

  • Hitch ball provides a connection point for your trailer's coupler
  • Fine threads provide tight, strong grip
  • Heat-treated steel is durable
  • Corrosion-resistant chrome finish
  • Built-in wrench flats make it easy to hold ball in place while tightening the nut
  • Lock washer and nut included


Specs:

  • Ball diameter: 2"
  • Shank dimensions: 1" diameter x 2-1/8" long
  • Weight capacity: 7,500 lbs
  • Fits ball mount platforms at least 3/8" thick
  • 1-Year limited warranty


40070 Curt 2" Diameter Hitch Ball with Medium Shank - 7,500 lbs GTW - Chrome





Video of 2" Hitch Ball - 1" Diameter x 2-1/8" Long Shank - Chrome - 7,500 lbs

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Video Transcript for Review of Curt Trailer Hitch Ball - Trailer Hitch Ball - C54CR

Ellen: Hey everyone. I'm Ellen here at etrailer.com and we're going to be taking a quick look at the Curt two inch hitch ball. This is a great replacement for an existing ball that's maybe gotten worn out, rusted, or damaged, or maybe you're just getting a whole new system and you want to create that ball mount to fit with your trailer set up. So this works with a two inch coupler. You just need to make sure that you have a one inch hole to allow the shank to slide through there and fit nicely.Let's take a closer look at it and go over some of the features and make sure that this is the right fit for you. It is made out of a heat resistant, or heat treated steel.

So it's going to be nice and durable for a long time, and then it has a Chrome finish to provide that corrosion resistance as well.It does have the included nut and lock washer to help hold that in place. You want to make sure that whenever you put this on your ball mount, that you torque it down to specs. It comes with those numbers, so that's going to be the hardest part of install is just getting it torqued down properly. It does take a lot of force to do that so if you want to make sure that you either take it to a shop or use a large torque wrench, to be able to do that.There's a couple of flats on either side and make it a little easier to get that installed. It has fine threads on the shank there to provide a nice tight grip onto that ball mount so you don't have to worry about it twisting or coming loose over time, especially with also that lock washer as well.Again, this is going to work for a ball mount that has a one inch diameter hole, and it fits a ball mount platform that's at least three eights of an inch thick.

The shank is two inches and an eighth, or two and eight inch long. The weight capacity that this can handle is 7,500 pounds or 7,500 pounds, and it does have a one year limited warranty.Now what the rate weight rating, I would say you want to be sure to check the weight rating for not only your ball, but also the ball mount, your pin, your hitch and your vehicle. You never want to exceed the lowest number between any of those components. If you think of it, you're really only as strong as your weakest link. So make sure that everything is up to spec so that you're safe whenever you're towing.

That's pretty much it for our look at the Curt two inch ball. I hope this has been helpful in deciding if this is the right one for you. We do have a lot of other options available here at etrailer.com. So check them out. Thanks for watching..


Customer Reviews

2" Hitch Ball - 1" Diameter x 2-1/8" Long Shank - Chrome - 7,500 lbs - C54CR

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (2594 Customer Reviews)

Durable steel ball has a 1" diameter x 2-1/8" long shank. Built-in wrench flats ease installation. Chrome finish resists corrosion. Fine threads provide strong grip. Lock washer and nut included.

- C54CR
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Perfect fit for my needs.A review after one year? Smart!



- C54CR
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Greg was great to work with and as always service and shipment were top notch.



- C54CR
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good price and fast shipping



- C54CR
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- C40005
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Review from a similar Curt Hitch Ball in Trailer Hitch Ball


Looks like a good quality tow ball. I'll never be able to tell you though. I cut the shank off to build my own trailer coupler lock for cheaper than a purpose built coupler lock. This ball plus the e98883 coupler pin lock makes my trailers secure in my yard as well as anywhere we go. Trailer can't be towed away if there is already a hitch ball locked in the coupler and there a only enough shank left to grab the ball but not enough left to hook it to a new hitch reciever. And by buying enough keyed-alike coupler pin locks, one key fits all trailers unlike previous setups I tried where each coupler lock had its own key.



- C40004
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Review from a similar Curt Hitch Ball in Trailer Hitch Ball


Looks like a good quality tow ball. I'll never be able to tell you though. I cut the shank off to build my own trailer coupler lock for cheaper than a purpose built coupler lock. This ball plus the e98883 coupler pin lock makes my trailers secure in my yard as well as anywhere we go. And by buying enough keyed-alike coupler pin locks, one key fits all trailers unlike previous setups I tried where each coupler lock had its own key.



- A-90
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Review from a similar Curt Hitch Ball in Trailer Hitch Ball


What can I say - it is a towing ball. I have a rather large landscape trailer and this is just the ball needed to pull it with some safety margin above the trailer's GVWR -- this is about the highest rated 2-in ball I have seen before jumping up to the 2 5/16" balls usually reserved for campers and other larger bumper pulls. The only negative I have seen on this is the torque rating, which is what it is. 450-ft-lbs -- you better have a [**] beefy torque wrench, be willing to buy one, or know someone who does. Given the cost of torque wrenches above 300 ft-lbs it would be a really nice option if etrailer would offer service where the ball can be delivered pre-torqued on the drop or raise shank of your choice.


Comments
I stand behind my initial review though point of clarification. I ordered the ball in 2019, posted a 1 year review in 2020. And now they are asking me for another 1 year update....well 2 years later it is still solid.
Jesse D - 09/14/2021


- C40018
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Review from a similar Curt Hitch Ball in Trailer Hitch Ball


i needed a 2 inch hitch ball with a 3/4 inch diameter long shank to fit on my tractor 1 inch thick steel drawbar to pull my utility trailer and i ordered it from etrailer...it arrived via usps in a timely manner with no damage and with all parts...i installed it quickly and have been using it for the past several days...it works fine...i recommend etrailer...


Comments
Still works great on my old farm tractor drawbar.
Cliff - 06/14/2021


- A-90
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Review from a similar Curt Hitch Ball in Trailer Hitch Ball


Still working great after a year mounted on our Draw-Tite 4285 Ball-Mount/draw bar. Be aware that it may require professional help to mount it to the required 450 lbs of torque. I managed to use a "cheater bar" plus torque wrench to do it myself with 75 lbs of arm strength applied to the wrench, as shown in pics. I had to support our hitch on blocks, since 450 lbs of force exceeds our hitch's 350-lb rating.



- C40030
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Review from a similar Curt Hitch Ball in Trailer Hitch Ball


I put a trailer hitch on my 2012 Chevy Cruze. I don't use it very often. It went on easily as did the wiring harness. I'll use it more this summer. Two thumbs up.


Comments
No issues ever. Will contact you when I purchase a Mustang.
David - 02/05/2018



- 40038
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Review from a similar Curt Hitch Ball in Trailer Hitch Ball


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



- 40038
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Review from a similar Curt Hitch Ball in Trailer Hitch Ball


Super impressed with the service and timeliness of your organization. Found y’all randomly on google and you are super legit. Helpful website, helpful recs, customer reviews. Customer service great too. Forgot part of my order (wiring harness) and it was overnighted, arrived on time. Everything on point. Keep it up. The hitch itself was easy enough to install. Had to really use some PBlaster on the rear most holes and ended up needing an impact to get the job done. Beware kinda hard with just hand tools if the receiving holes are rusty,



- C40051
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Review from a similar Curt Hitch Ball in Trailer Hitch Ball


Excellent hitch ball for the price. Great in every way with the one exception that I really wanted the hardware to be stainless steel also. I’ve bought this brand for a different application some years ago and at that time everything was stainless steel. Would have gladly paid more for the 100% stainless steel hardware. Would be especially helpful in the states where salt is used on the roads during winter.



- C40001
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Review from a similar Curt Hitch Ball in Trailer Hitch Ball


It works well and is as described so it fit perfectly. What more can one want from a hitch ball? lol.



- A-90
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Review from a similar Curt Hitch Ball in Trailer Hitch Ball


Relatively basic installation with correct LARGE torq wrenches for the ball . It doesn’t take long in a nice flat parking lot. I hooked this up to tow a travel trailer on a cross country move 3500miles or so with a good share of dirt roads, Made the ride smoother and safer



- 40038
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Review from a similar Curt Hitch Ball in Trailer Hitch Ball


I received this hitch the next day during the vivid-19 pandemic. It was very easy to install. 2020 Subaru Outback Pull the small rear panel off the bumper, remove 6 bolts and slip the hitch in between the bumper bar and the frame, tighten the new bolts in (not the stock bolts) and put everything back together. The reason there is a open hole on the hitch is because you cannot remove the bumper bar without removing the whole back end which would be a royal pain. The brake wiring connector is right on the rear part of the spare tire compartment on the passenger side. It was hard to find but it just all snapped together. Awesome product, awesome service!!



- 40038
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Review from a similar Curt Hitch Ball in Trailer Hitch Ball


Great product, made solid, sure to give me many years trailering my Harley!!!!!! Thanks e-trailer!


Comments
Great quality, solid, reliable. Ive had no trailering issues while using this product
Al - 10/02/2021


- A-80
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Review from a similar Curt Hitch Ball in Trailer Hitch Ball


The hitch ball is a very solid product as well, but I think I ordered the wrong size for the trailer that I will be getting this Sunday. The trailer I will get has a 2" ball hitch.



- C40020
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Review from a similar Curt Hitch Ball in Trailer Hitch Ball


Ordered a 2 inch ball with 3 inch shank, a class 3 draw bar ball mount with 11 inch depth and a sway bar adapter plate for my existing sway bar. Fits like a glove. Excellent service and the price was fair. Had everything in my hands in less than 2 days. With the longer draw bar I am able to open the tail gate flat and not have it hit the screw jack on the front of the trailer frame. etrailer is the place to go for trailer parts!



- A-90
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Review from a similar Curt Hitch Ball in Trailer Hitch Ball


Items received in good condition and was very impressed about the quality of the hitch, I am a race car builder and fabricator and know what quality is. Kind of disappointed that for the amount of money spent on a complete hitch assy. that you would not throw in a cover for the ball with your printed advertising on it so I guess its the ol' tennis ball cover for us



- A-90
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Review from a similar Curt Hitch Ball in Trailer Hitch Ball


I found the 1 1/4" hole in my hitch a bit uncommon for a 2" ball but you had the exact product I needed. It fit the hole perfectly & I'm happy with it.



- A-90
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Review from a similar Curt Hitch Ball in Trailer Hitch Ball


zero issues, no corrosion-I don't lube my trailer balls per my preference. I check it frequently for being tight and have yet to adjust it.


Comments
Still no signs of corrosion or wear.
Don B - 06/29/2021


- A-90
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Review from a similar Curt Hitch Ball in Trailer Hitch Ball


The ball is perfect fit for 1-1/4 receiver hole. A couple of taps to the top of the ball to get it fully seated and yiur ready to torque the nut down. If your looking for a heavy duty ball, this is rated at 10k lbs and should do the job. I was impressed with not only fulfillment but also the speed of shipment and the price was unbeatable! Customer service was also top notch taking time to contact me throughout the order and shipping process. No doubt this will serve my purpose of hauling around my trailer used for cars, tractors, motorcycles and other miscellaneous project items. I've included a couple pictures so you can get an idea of how heavy duty this ball is built. Great buying experience all the way around.



- 40038
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Review from a similar Curt Hitch Ball in Trailer Hitch Ball


Well honestly it’s just a hitch ball. The 5 stars go to etrailer and their customer service. The first ball I ordered was back ordered and I received an email within minutes of placing my order with a replacement suggestion. Always shop here first, you won’t be disappointed!



- 40038
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Review from a similar Curt Hitch Ball in Trailer Hitch Ball


Order was processed super fast and hitch/ball is perfect for our gator!


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Ask the Experts about this Curt Trailer Hitch Ball

  • Ball Mount With 6 Inches of Rise for 2 Inch Trailer Hitch Receiver
    Since your trailer's coupler height is 18 inches, and your hitch height is 12-1/4 inches, you are correct that you would need a ball mount with 5-3/4 inches of rise. That said, you do not need to have the exact amount of rise (or drop) for your ball mount, and being within an inch or so is perfectly fine. So I recommend a ball mount with a 6 inch rise, the Curt Ball Mount # C45090. To mount it to your hitch you can use Pin and Clip # PC3 but I recommend locking for protection with...
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  • Recommended Hitch and Wiring for a 1994 GMC Suburban C1500
    The Curt Class IV Hitch # C14029 and the Curt Class III Hitch # C13029 will install exactly the same and will sit at 18 1/4 inches from the ground to the top of the hitch. With these being 2 inch receivers and having, roughly, a 1/4 inch lip going around the outside of the receiver opening, you would be looking at 16 inches of ground clearance with stock suspension and wheels. Deciding between the Class III and Class IV hitches will depend on the weight capacity needed. The Class IV...
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