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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, Tow Ready chrome ball has a 1" diameter x 2-1/8" long shank with wrench flats. It's chrome finish provides strength and corrosion-resistance. Lowest Prices for the best trailer hitch ball from Tow Ready. 2" Hitch Ball - 1" Diameter x 2-1/8" Long Shank - Chrome - 7,500 lbs part number 63845 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-1624 for expert service.
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Tow Ready Trailer Hitch Ball - 63845

  • Trailer Hitch Ball
  • 2 Inch Diameter Ball
  • 1 Inch Diameter Shank
  • Standard Ball
  • 7500 lbs GTW
  • Class III
  • Tow Ready
  • Chrome-Plated Steel
  • 2-1/8 Inch Shank Length

Durable, Tow Ready chrome ball has a 1" diameter x 2-1/8" long shank with wrench flats. It's chrome finish provides strength and corrosion-resistance.


Features:

  • Hitch ball provides a connection point for your trailer's coupler
  • Durable, corrosion-resistant chrome
  • Lock washer and nut included


Specs:

  • Ball diameter: 2"
  • Shank dimensions: 1" diameter x 2-1/8" long
  • Drawbar thickness: 1/2"-1"
  • Nut: 1"
  • Weight capacity: 7,500 lbs
  • Requires socket size: 1-1/2"
  • Lifetime warranty


63845 Tow Ready Trailer Hitch Ball

Replaces 19247




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

Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Tow Ready 2 inch Chrome Hitch Ball Review

Adam: What's going on, everybody Adam here with etrailer today. We're going to be taking a look at the Tow Ready Two-inch Hitch Ball. Let's go over what you'll need to use this two-inch ball. Pretty much all we need to make sure of is, one, two-inch coupler. Make sure your trailers have a two-inch coupler. If you guys don't have a two-inch coupler, we do in our warehouse.

So you guys can pick one of those up on our website, if you want to.Another thing we want to make sure is the draw bar thickness. That's what it is right here. We don't want it to be any thicker than a whole entire inch, just because the threaded portion of our ball shank is going to be about two and an eighth inches long. So be mindful that we do want to make sure we can get this big old nut and lock washer on the underneath of it, and tighten it down.We will need a torque wrench. If you guys wanted to make sure and install it properly, I highly suggest getting a torque wrench, and also a vice made it a little bit easier to install the ball.

Another thing, it's your basic two-inch ball, nothing really special about it. It has a chrome finish. It is going to help resist against rust and corrosion over time, but at the end of the day, it's a ball. It gets the job done.One thing, this is going to be a helpful tip for you guys who are hauling. We want to make sure that you guys are hauling safely.

So we do have a weight capacity of 7,500 pounds with the ball itself. But with the rig that I have here, this is my personal car, I have a CURT ball mount only rated up to 5,000 pounds. I have a hitch only rated up to 5,000 pounds.Yes, I went a little overboard with the ball, just because, but we don't want to exceed that. We really don't want to go over that 5,000 pounds, based on the two pieces of equipment that we have. So, have an idea of what you guys are hauling, figure out what kind of hitch you guys have, what kind of ball mount you guys have, and then pick your ball accordingly.One thing we need to make sure of is that the hole in our ball mount is going to be no smaller than an inch in diameter, just because the threaded portion of the ball is going to be an inch in diameter, by two and an eighth inch long.

We want to make sure we can get that nut on there, and also just make sure that it's going to fit through the hole.The best way that we've found to install these balls, it's a lot easier just to go ahead and just put it through the hole, put your pressure washer and your nut on there. Get it held into place. You see how there's flat sides on this ball I want that to be centered, so what I'm going to do is I'm actually going to use a vice, put it in there and clamp it down just on the ball itself.Just like that, because we do have a pretty high torque rating that we need to torque this down to, it's in the instructions. So we will need a torque wrench to do this properly. But this way, all I have to do is take both of my hands, and I can be able to tighten this big old nut down to the high torque specifications that are in the instructions. This is the way I do it. If you guys can get it on there properly some other way, go for it. Just go ahead.If you guys have a torque wrench, set it to what we need it, and then we go ahead and start to tighten it down. All right. Pretty good. Whether you're just replacing an existing ball on your existing ball mount, or you got a new one, you're like, "Might as well just get another one," I definitely think it's going to get the job done. Not a whole lot of crazy features with this ball, but that's pretty much with all of them. That's just about it for a look at the Tow Ready Two-inch Hitch Ball..


Customer Reviews

2" Hitch Ball - 1" Diameter x 2-1/8" Long Shank - Chrome - 7,500 lbs - 63845

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (992 Customer Reviews)

Durable, Tow Ready chrome ball has a 1" diameter x 2-1/8" long shank with wrench flats. It's chrome finish provides strength and corrosion-resistance.

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Heavy-duty and super strong. I recently purchased a new vehicle that had a 2" hitch receiver so my old smaller one did not fit. My new hitch has a 1" hole so this was a perfect fit. Solid and easy to install. I would recommend.


Comments
After over a year of use, the ball is still performing as it should. I just towed a 4800 trailer 300 miles without problem. It has never loosened or given me any problems.
PhilM - 12/19/2020


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The quality of this product is fantastic and it assembled with no problems and makes my rv / toad I pull a perfect match. I will continue to do business with (etrailer.com) much more in the future. The following photos are of my 1988 Fleetwood Jamboree and my baby (rare 1982 Toyota Corolla Station Wagon) all connected up and the 9" drop towing bar makes my Toyota towing very easy and safe at a level condition with my RV. Also look at the new LED lights installed to dress up my older RV, also purchased from Etrailer.com. I am a happy camper and highly recommend purchasing from them.



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Ball hitch is made very well. Used it several times and has never rusted on me like some of the other hitches ive owned in the past that were bought from a big box store.



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was easy to install the 2 ball and nut after installing the tow hitch. etrailer makes everything so easy. will order from them again.


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It has been over a year and it is still working great. Have had no problems. Would buy from this company again. Excellent product.
Paula - 10/30/2014


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Very nice hitch ball it has been on my truck for a year now with little to no surface rust on it. Very happy fast shipping



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The product worked perfectly. as a matter fact I moved and drove across country with it. Thank you for the excellent product.



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Thank you for such prompt service. I put this on my Polaris 570 mid size Ranger. The problem was a normal hitch was under the bed and a 2 inch rise was a bit too low for a level trailer. This fixed the problem moving the ball out further and higher. Much easier to hook up. I would recommend your company to others.



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Well built and solid...this will be used by an ATV to pull accessories and the truck to pull a trailer...



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Install and functionality great on my 2019 Toyota RAV4 XLE. Highly recommend.



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It has worked great. I love etrailer.com and their great products and great service, shipping, and all around ease of use!



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first time I have ever ordered from etrailers,,,,,FANTASTIC SERVICE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! FAST FAST SHIPPING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! to me 5+ stars all the way around,,, if I ever need anything again and etrailers has it I will order again,,,, could not ask for better,,, I don't get excited about to many companies but etrailers is top notch



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Used it with maxx tow adjustable height ball mount hitch also ordered from etrailer. It worked well with no issues. Free shipping was a big plus.



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We needed a trailer hitch for our 2017 Buick Envision quickly. Did a Google search and found etrailer.com. Began searching under trailer hitches & found what I needed with their websites online direction-just put in my car year, make, model. Super easy! Large selection of products with plenty of inventory options as well as very fair pricing. The website is easily searchable & ordering is very easy. Excellent customer service & timely when I needed some extra help. (That is a big attribute when a customer is needing more understanding of a product or has a question on shipping). The fact that their team is fast, knowledgeable & polite is why I will refer this business to anyone. You will speak to an American when you need a question answered. Fast shipping and their confirmation emails have added video or pdf to help you install & understand the product. This is an excellent example of a stellar e-commerce business. Thank you, Mindy L and the rest of the team at etrailer.com. p.s-As a digital marketing specialist, I see lots of sites and order online almost daily-I was very impressed with the site and your team. It's not a coincidence that this was formed as a family business back in the 40's, that they saw the need for quality parts and were smart enough to see the value in local growth. They eventually targeted a larger market online and it's now the world's leading online retailer of custom-fit towing accessories. Great job!


Comments
Excellent product as well as follow up!
Marybeth A - 06/01/2020


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Love the hitch, ball mount, ball and wiring harness. All were a breeze to install.



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This is a fine trailer hitch ball.



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Great products and service. I was able to order everything I needed to add a tow hitch and ball to my 2006 Jeep liberty. Very fast shipping. They even called me to verify orders and availability. Clear and easy to follow installation instructions. I hauled an U-Haul trailer from Texas to Ohio without any issues. Even bought a trailer and use it frequently for hardware stoe runs.



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I bought the ball to use with the trailer hitch. Works great.



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Its a pretty good ball. does all kind of 2" trailer ball activity's. chrome finish is still looking really nice. I hit it with brazzo to keep it looking new. highly recommend if you have a 2" cavity that need to be filled for some good towing.


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Absolutely amazing, I have probably done 5000 miles of towing with this 2 ball so far.
Jason S - 08/03/2020


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Shannon set me up with everything I needed and it was shipped and received within 3 days. Installation was simple after following the videos on the site and my hitch is now ready to tow a few kayaks around the Northeast!



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This hitch ball is exactly as advertised. It is excellent in quality, and a good value. I am very pleased with it's quality and appearance.



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So far, so good :) I ordered the complete assembly of the trailer hitch receiver, ball mount, 2" ball and wiring harness and it all came quickly (and together in one box). I had no issues installing the receiver (other than figuring out the awkward weight to get it up there at first) and assembled it all in about 20 minutes, with the wiring harness remaining. I'm doing the wiring this weeked and have already noticed that etrailer is also the first page google result when looking for a wiring harness instructional video for my car's year/make/model. Perfect! barring any major events this weekend, all around great experience. Excited for the upgrade.



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I bought the vehicle Tow Bar also..and both have worked like a charm..great product,great prices and awesome customer service..



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I am happy with all of the items I have ordered from etrailer.com. Moreover, I am extremely happy and impressed with the service. Not only was everyone at etrailer responsive but even better- they proactively reached out to me to confirm my satisfaction and even asked me if I wanted to change my order after noting that two parts I ordered would not fit together well. In this era of online ordering they have set the bar so that I wish the would branch out so I could order more from them.



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Locks on Tight! Be sure to check your trailer height once hooked before tightening the nut. If you need to turn the ball mount over it is a bear to get the nut loose because of the lock washer.


Comments
No issues, Id be surprised if the nut came loose. The lock washer really locks the nut on.
Ed - 01/13/2020



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I seldom take the time to write a review but I felt compelled to share my excellent overall experience with etrailer.com. I ordered the C13200 trailer hitch receiver, 2" ball, 2" ball mount receiver, pin/clip, and C56217 wiring harness for my 2017 Toyota Highlander XLE. All arrived in no time and in excellent condition. The installation videos and PDF documents are outstanding. I installed the hitch receiver in roughly 45 minutes - includes time to convince brother in-law to come over to help hoist it into place. Wiring harness installation was a breeze, roughly 20 minutes (again, great instructional videos). I could not be happier with the finished product. Thanks etrailer.com for making this a trouble free installation. If you are considering adding a hitch, etc. go no further, you are at the right place...order away. Its very easy to install and you will save a trailer load of cash!!!


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  • Hitch and Towing Accessories for 2019 Nissan Frontier
    We sure do! I'd recommend the etrailer brand Class III receiver hitch, part # e98869. To complete your towing setup, you'll also need a # 118525 trailer wiring harness to provide a 4 pole connector or # 118266 for a 7-way. For a ball mount, use the # 2923 and for a 1-7/8 inch trailer ball use # 19261 or # 63845 for a 2 inch ball. To see installation videos for the parts I recommended, click the provided links.
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  • Installing Trailer Hitch Ball on Ball Mount To Allow Correct Torque Without Ball Spinning
    Most trailer hitch balls have a flat part on two sides of the base like the 2" Hitch Ball - 1-1/4" Diameter x 2-5/8" Long Shank - Chrome - 10,000 # A-90 for example. You will simply need a open end wrench large enough to fit that. Vise Grips will likely be too difficult to hold. We have also used a bench vice as you see in the attached video. Some will choose to use a pipe wrench which works but is likely to mess up the finish on the ball more than the other options. Then place the...
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  • Thread Pitch on Hitch Balls that Have 1 inch Diameter Shank
    For the 1 inch diameter shank hitch balls like # 63845 the fine thread shanks have 14 threads per inch and the coarse thread shanks have 8 threads per inch. Most are fine thread.
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  • Installation Instructions for Curt 8000 lb Weight Distribution Hitch
    We carry a few different weight distribution systems rated for 8,000 lbs manufactured by Curt: -Curt Trunnion Style Weight Distribution System with Shank, part # 17301 -Curt TruTrack Weight Distribution System w/ Sway Control - Trunnion, part # C17499 -Curt MV Weight Distribution System - Round Bar, part # # C17051 -Curt Short-Arm Weight Distribution System with Shank - Trunnion Bar part # C17331 -Curt Weight Distribution System with Shank - Pin-Style Trunnion Bar part # C17341 I've...
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  • Selecting Fixed vs. Adjustable Ball Mount for Towing Teardrop Trailer
    Almost any vehicle will have some degree of rear sag or squat when a trailer is hitched to it. This effect from trailer tongue weight is easy to compensate for by using a ball mount that adds about an inch of height. In other words, before you couple the trailer to the hitch ball it is fine for the ball to be an inch or so higher than the coupler. Once joined the resulting height of the ball/coupler will be right where it ought to be, with the trailer frame level to the ground. You can...
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  • How Tall is 2 Inch Diameter Hitch Ball Part # 19247
    The ball measures 2-3/4 inches from the ball mount surface to the top of the ball. I am glad to see that you are making sure you get the proper ball mount for your tow set up. The rule of thumb is to be no more than 2 inches over or under. The easiest way to calculate this is to measure from the ground to the top of the inside of the receiver just like you did, then measure from the ground to the bottom edge of the coupler where it would be about flush with the ball mount. I would...
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  • Recommended Tightening Torque for Hitch Mounting Bolts
    The Tow Ready 2 Inch Hitch Ball, part # 63845, you have referenced needs to be torqued to 250 foot pounds. It is recommended to frequently check that the ball is tightened to these specifications. If you are meaning the mounting bolts that are used to attach a hitch to a vehicle, it would depend on the hitch part number and the year make and model of vehicle the hitch is going on. If you can give me that information I can help you determine the torque specifications for your specific...
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  • Does A Weight Distribution System Need To Be Readjusted If I Lift My Truck
    It sounds like you are asking if your weight distribution system needs to be readjusted if the vehicle has been lifted/leveled since it was setup and if so then yes, you will need to change the hitch head height adjustment on the weight distribution shank and the angle of the heard or the tension on the spring bars. Since the rear of the truck has been lifted/leveled you may need a longer shank as well in order to level the hitch ball to the trailer (before coupled) so in that case you...
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  • Determining Correct Ball Mount for Range Rover with Trailer That Has 16 Inch Ball Height
    You are exactly right. When accounting for the typical hitch ball height you are going to want a ball mount that features a 4 inch drop to tow your new Yacht Club Trailer level. You are also correct that the rear of the vehicle may drop just a tad when hooked up to the trailer but this should be small enough that it doesn't require a different drop dimension on the ball mount. With an 1,800 pound trailer you are only looking at about 180 to 270 pounds of tongue weight that will be pushing...
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  • How to Select Correct Ball Mount to Keep Pop-Up Camper Trailer Level When Hitched
    When selecting a ball mount and 2-inch hitch ball for towing your pop-up camper you will want to choose a ball mount that allows the hitched trailer to remain level. The article I linked for you shows how to choose the right 2-inch ball mount with the correct rise or drop to keep your trailer level. Level trailers tow much better. I linked our page for 2-inch ball mounts, some of which include the hitch ball, such as Curt # C45036 which offers 2-inches of drop. If you choose a separate...
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  • 4-1/2 inch Rise Ball Mount Recommendation for a 2007 Chrysler 300C Towing Trailer
    You are correct, you do need a 4-1/2 inch rise ball mount to tow your trailer level. The best option will be the Curt ball mount part # C45240. When used in the rise position it will give you exactly a 4-1/2 inch rise. This ball mount also has two hitch pins so that it can be extended out past your rear bumper if the clearance is needed. For a 2 inch ball to fit this ball mount you would want the part # 63845.
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  • How to Choose the Correct Replacement Hitch Ball
    In order to choose the correct replacement hitch ball you would need to measure the diameter of the shank, length of the shank, and diameter of the ball. The diameter of the ball should be stamped into the head but the other two will more than likely need to be physically measured. For example, the part # 63845 has a 2-1/8" long x 1" diameter shank with a 2" ball. Once you find out the above info you can then use our selection which I have attached for you to find the correct one for...
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  • Hitch Ball Recommendation 1 inch Taller than 2 inch Ball # 63845
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  • Hitch Ball Recommendation for a 2009 Toyota Tacoma on the Factory Bumper
    Since the bumper thickness on your vehicle is 1-1/2 inches I would recommend you get a Hitch Ball with 2 inch Diameter and Long Shank, part # 63849. This # 63849 is designed for drawbars and bumpers that are between 1 inch and 2 inches thick. The Hitch Ball with 2 inch Diameter and Medium Shank, part # 63845, that you referenced is designed for drawbars and bumpers that are from 1/2 inch to 1 inch in thickness. I attached an FAQ article on hitch balls below for you to check out also.
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  • Can a Trailer Ball Be Mounted Directly To The Bumper of a 1999 Dodge Dakota
    Some vehicles are designed with a hole in the bumper for attaching a ball for towing. You need to check your owners manual or with your dealer for the towing capacity of your Dakota. You should also check with the Dealer to see if the bumper on your Dakota is rated for towing. I have attached an FAQ article that has tips on how to tow a trailer. You will need to measure the hole in the bumper to make certain you have the correct diameter shank on the ball you wish to attach. If you have...
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  • How To Keep Hitch Ball From Spinning When Torqueing Nut
    Depending on which hitch ball you have it may have wrench flats on it like the 2" Hitch Ball - 1" Diameter x 2-1/8" Long Shank - Chrome - 7,500 lbs # 63845. If your hitch ball does have the wrench flats on the base of the ball you will need to use a large open end wrench to hold the hitch ball while torqueing the nut to the manufacturers specifications. When doing this it is easiest to install the ball mount side ways in the trailer hitch receiver since torqueing the nut when it is vertical...
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  • What Size Wrench is Needed for a 2" Hitch Ball with 1 Inch Diameter Shank
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  • Does a Trailer have to be towed Level or Can it be Off Up or Down
    If the trailer is less than 1 inch off of being perfectly level either up or down then it will be perfectly fine. Having it slightly higher would be better because presumably the tongue weight of the trailer will pull it down a little. You could also look into different ball mounts with different rise or drop specs. I have included a link to our ball mount main page for you. Tongue weight on a trailer is usually 10 to 15 percent of the gross trailer weight. But it can be less on a boat...
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  • Adjusting Weight Distribution System to Apply More Weight to Front Axle of Tow Vehicle
    Assuming that the weight of your trailer is within the capacity your weight distribution system, you would need to adjust the system so that more force is applied to your spring bars. Try tilting the angle of your weight distribution head back further toward the trailer. This will apply more leverage to the spring bars, and should apply more weight to the front axle of your tow vehicle. I would recommend consulting the instructions that came with your system, and reviewing the set-up...
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  • Determining Correct Hitch Ball Size for 2013 Coachmen Clipper Camper
    Based on the 3,518 pound GVWR I found for your 2013 Coachmen Clipper, the coupler is likely compatible with a 2 inch hitch ball like the Tow Ready # 63845. This 2 inch diameter ball features a 1 inch diameter shank. With that being said, I highly recommend trying to confirm the ball size from the seller, as it is possible that it couples to a different size. The type of ball it is compatible with should be stamped somewhere on the trailer itself, typically right on the coupler, or possibly...
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    The Grade 5 bolts of the Draw-Tite AdjustableBall Mount with Sway-Control Tab, 6,000 lbs # 7390 has been tested and rated for that towing capacity using those bolts. You of course can upgrade them to Grade 8, but that doesn't increase the capacity of the ball mount. The weakest component of the mount will be the limiting factor and since Grade 5 bolts were used for testing, the manufacturer only has tested for that capacity. This ball mount is a really nice option for applications...
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  • Hitch Ball is Loose in Ball Mount
    If your hitch ball is loose then you will want to check to see if there is a ft-lb torque rating located on it. For instance, the Tow Ready 2" Hitch Ball # 63845 has a torque rating on the nut for 250 ft-lbs. If you cannot find a torque rating then the next best thing would be to torque it down so that the washer is flat. This can be a little difficult as the torque ratings for hitch balls can be fairly high - with good reason. You never want to have a loose hitch ball as that can cause...
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  • Determining What Size Hitch Ball 1977 Starcraft Galaxy 6 Pop Up Camper Uses
    Most pop up campers accept a 2 inch hitch ball like the Tow Ready # 63845 but unfortunately there's not a way for me to verify if this is the right size for your 1977 Starcraft Galaxy 6 as trailer manufacturer's don't do the best job of making information like this available, especially on older models like this. Your best bet is to look at the coupler itself on the camper to see if there is any information stamped to the steel, either around the outside or underneath, that indicates...
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  • How To Determine What Size Ball I Need For A Trailer Coupler That Does Not Have Size Listed
    I looked up the Shelby 5133 coupler and it said it uses a 2 inch hitch ball. You also need to get the right ball shank diameter and ball shank length. The ball mount determines the diameter and length. If you measure the hole size diameter in your ball mount, that gives you the ball shank diameter, there is a 3/4 inch, 1 inch and 1-1/4 inches diameter available. You need to measure the thickness of the ball mount to determine the ball shank length. Short length is less than 2 inches....
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  • Trailer Coupler Latch is Very Difficult to Operate
    There are a few things that could be causing the issue you're experiencing. Let's start with the obvious-be sure you're using the correct trailer ball for the coupler. The coupler will have the necessary ball size stamped into it. It may sound blatantly obvious, but hey, it happens. Secondly, the nut on the underside of the latch can be used to adjust the tension of the latch to a degree. The latch/jaw mechanism of the coupler could be worn or damaged. We offer a few latch repair...
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  • Picking Out Hitch Ball for Snow Bear Utility Trailer
    Most likely a 1-7/8 inch or 2 inch hitch ball would be needed for your 5 by 8 foot Snowbear utility trailer. I attached a page that has all of the hitch balls we have. You'll want to look on top of coupler of your trailer and you'll see the ball size it needs and then check out the link I attached where you'll be able to pick the size ball needed. Also you'll want to make sure you get the correct diameter shank as well for fitting your ball mount.
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  • Hitch Ball Recommendation for 2007 Ford Ranger with Factory Bumper
    I cannot make a accurate recommendation without more information. The thickness of the bumper at the hitch ball hole and the diameter of the hole in the bumper for mounting the hitch ball will allow me to make a recommendation that will work with the bumper of your 2007 Ford Ranger. We have 2 inch hitch balls with 3/4 inch shanks up to 3-3/8 inches long and 1 inch shanks up to 3-3/16 inches long (see link). I am sure we have a ball that will work with your bumper. If you are planning...
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  • Threads Per Inch for Hitch Balls that Fit Ball Mount with 1 inch Diameter Hole for Ball
    For the 1 inch diameter shank hitch balls the fine thread shanks have 14 threads per inch and the coarse thread shanks have 8 threads per inch. To get 12 threads per inch would require you to go with a 1-1/2 inch diameter hitch ball. But if you have a ball mount that has a 1 inch diameter shank it's best to just go with the correct size ball like with the # 63845. This is a 2 inch ball like you are wanting as well.
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  • Trailer Hitch Ball Recommendation for a Bumper Hitch on a 1998 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer
    I would need to know the hole diameter in the bumper of your 1998 Ford Explorer. If it is smaller than the 1 inch shank on ball # 63845, the next size down would be a shank with a 3/4 inch diameter, # TR63822, rated for 3,500 pounds. Down from 3/4 inch we have a 5/8 inch diameter shank, # CB-20Z, which you normally see on lawn mowers and other small equipment so it is highly unlikely it will fit. The best way to measure the opening on the bumper would be to use a sett of dial calipers...
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