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2-5/16" Hitch Ball - 1" Diameter x 2-1/8" Long Shank - Chrome - 7,500 lbs

2-5/16" 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 Draw-Tite. 2-5/16" Hitch Ball - 1" Diameter x 2-1/8" Long Shank - Chrome - 7,500 lbs part number 63847 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch Ball - 63847

  • Trailer Hitch Ball
  • 2-5/16 Inch Diameter Ball
  • 1 Inch Diameter Shank
  • Standard Ball
  • Draw-Tite
  • 7500 lbs GTW
  • Class III
  • Chrome-Plated Steel
  • 2-1/8 Inch Shank Length

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 exceptionally tight, strong grip
  • Durable steel construction
  • 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: 2-5/16"
  • Shank dimensions: 1" diameter x 2-1/8" long
  • Weight capacity: 7,500 lbs
  • Fits ball mount platforms 3/8" to 7/8" thick
  • Limited lifetime warranty


63847 Draw-Tite 2-5/16" Hitch Ball with Medium Shank - 7,500 lbs GTW - Chrome




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Video of 2-5/16" Hitch Ball - 1" Diameter x 2-1/8" Long Shank - Chrome - 7,500 lbs

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Video Transcript for Draw-Tite Hitch Ball - Trailer Hitch Ball - 63847 Review

Today we'll be taking a look at part number 63847. This is the Tow Ready hitch ball with the of 2 5/16 inch diameter and a medium shank, rated at 7500 pounds. The diameter of our shank is right at an inch, and the length of our shank is 2 1/8 long. This is going to fit ball mounts with a thickness of 3/8 of an inch to 7/8 of an inch. It has this nice strong finish which is going to help it stand up against the elements, and again it's rated at 7500 pounds. We'll go ahead and show you how it is installs. What you do is you take your ball mount and take your ball.

Slide it through the hole. Put on the lock washer and secure it with the knot. Now, you will want it to be sure to go and twerk it down to the manufacturer's recommendations. Once we would have that finger tight, what you do is you take your inch, secure it here at the holds. Take another inch and twerk it down to the specifications from the manufacturer.

Now, it's going to complete today's review of part number 63847, the hitch ball from Tow Ready. .


Customer Reviews

2-5/16" Hitch Ball - 1" Diameter x 2-1/8" Long Shank - Chrome - 7,500 lbs - 63847

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (81 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.

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For the price, looks good. We will have to see how it performs over time. 662714


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I remove it from the vehicle when not in use.Still in excellent condition.
Greg C - 06/26/2020

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It's a ball. Quick shipping. Thanks etr ailer. 607701



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It's a hitch ball. It's chrome. So far so good. 568095



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Round, metal, heavy. Easy to install. 10 out of 10. 450852



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Recommendation by etrailer was perfect. Easy to install Trailer pulls with no sway, wandering Or porpoising. Take the recommendation and go with it. They know what they are doing. 488780


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Great
Chuck C - 03/25/2019

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great product good and heavy. shipping was good. 369125



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My trailer has cut through some of the chrome but the ball is holding up very well. We do not grease this one as we have with some in the past due to pulling it out and carrying it around a lot as we switch out sizes of hitches in the receiver for different trailers. Using a 10K hydraulic trailer on this ball and there are no signs of real wear on the ball itself. 549245



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Fast shipping!! 882495



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Great! Shipped fast and customer service was super helpful like over and above my expectations! 868973



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Delivered much sooner than expected and in perfect condition 857023



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Everything was great! Shipping was very quick. I received an email when the items were sent and that was even on a Sunday. Very happy with everything. 853791



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Good quality brand name hitch ball for a great price. 849123



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Fast shipping! Exactly what I needed. Thank you! The new extended receiver and hitch ball are perfect! 830418



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So shiny 821513



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Great item 807296



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Fit as described, put on my brand new drop hitch! 792823



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Perfect fit 785229



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Great product and price 778627



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Appears to be a well made ball. 775778



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ALL TRAILER BALLS PERFORMED GREAT AS US UAL 746175



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Well made and the finish is very nice. The threads are smooth and there are wrench flats on the ball side, makes tightening the nut easier. It should be noted that the load rating on this one is 7500 lbs, due to the one inch shank. A good value at Etrailer. 727005



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Looks nice and is correct one. Thank you for getting it here so quickly. 695010



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Perfect fit on 2018 Nissan Frontier 688656


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    The wrench flats on hitch ball # 63847 measure 1.82 inches from one to the other which is a hair over 1-13/16 inches. The nut from flat to flat is 1.45 inches (slightly more than 1-7/16 inches) or from point to point 1.67 inches (slightly less than 1-11/16 inches).
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