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MaxxTow Hitch Receiver Lock for 2" and 2-1/2" Hitches - 3-1/2" Span - Black

MaxxTow Hitch Receiver Lock for 2" and 2-1/2" Hitches - 3-1/2" Span - Black

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Designed for 2" and 2-1/2" trailer hitch receivers, this lock with a 5/8" diameter pin is perfect for keeping any hitch accessory or ball mount locked securely to your hitch. Carbon steel with black e-coat resists corrosion. Lowest Prices for the best trailer hitch lock from MaxxTow. MaxxTow Hitch Receiver Lock for 2" and 2-1/2" Hitches - 3-1/2" Span - Black part number MT96FR can be ordered online at or call 1-833-496-1390 for expert service.
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MaxxTow Trailer Hitch Lock - MT96FR

  • Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  • Fits 2-1/2 Inch Hitch
  • Standard Pin Lock
  • MaxxTow
  • 3-1/2 Inch Span
  • Steel

Designed for 2" and 2-1/2" trailer hitch receivers, this lock with a 5/8" diameter pin is perfect for keeping any hitch accessory or ball mount locked securely to your hitch. Carbon steel with black e-coat resists corrosion.


  • Flush-style hitch lock is used in place of standard pin and clip to prevent theft of your ball mount or hitch-mounted accessory
    • Secure your bike rack, cargo carrier, hitch cover, and more to your trailer hitch
  • Textured grips on both ends for improved handling
  • Weather-resistant PVC dust cap keeps cylinder free from water and debris
  • Carbon steel construction with black e-coat is durable and corrosion resistant
  • 2 Keys included


  • Application: 2" x 2" and 2-1/2" x 2-1/2" trailer hitch receivers
  • Pin diameter: 5/8"
  • Inside pin length (span): 3-1/2"

50184 Maxx Tow Receiver Hitch Lock for 2" and 2-1/2" Hitches - 3-1/2" Span - Black

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Video Transcript for MaxxTow Hitch Receiver Lock Review

AJ: What's up everybody It's AJ with Today we're going to be checking out this max tow hitch lock for two inch and two and a half inch hitches. Let's check it out.Hitch locks can be great or helping your ball mount stay with your hitch. With it locked up you can keep everybody honest. If you'd spent the money on a nice B&W ball mount like this, you're going to want it to be there when you come back to your truck. So this lock is going to keep it in there and keep you from messing with it.

It's going to replace your existing hitch pin as long as you have a two inch hitch or two and a half inch hitch. Kind of shift it around there, it comes out the other side. Just put our lock on and turn the key, it's locked up nice and safe. One thing I really like about with this lock, is that when you go to put the lock on the pin, you don't have to have the keys in there the whole time. So it will just pop in, and it'll lock, and you can't pull it right back off.

It takes away an extra step you would have had. Sometimes you have to have the keys in there and you continuously turn and that tightens the lock to the pin, and it's just time consuming and there's not a lot of room sometimes when you're turning that. This one just pops on and you're good to go.Something else I'd like to point out is this textured grip on the lock. So if it's wet and rainy or anything and you go to use it, your hands aren't going to slip. It's got that nice grip to help you pull that off nice and easy.

Not that it's a problem and you have to pull that hard, once you unlock it, it pops right off. With the core lock exposed, the elements could get to it and rust out the lock or keep it from turning properly. It's really easy right now, but it might change if the water gets in there and causes problems in the winter and freezes. That's why it's got this nice dust cover, just put it over there, that's not going to be a problem.I do notice there is a little bit of play here in the hitch lock and the hitch, but I think that's just because it's for two and two and a half inch hitches. But it's not enough to actually let anybody get in there and do any damage, so I think you'll be fine.The hitch pin is made out of a carbon steel construction, so it's going to hold up and it's got a black eco finish on it to help further protect it against the elements.Now let's go over some measurements to see what ball mounts it actually works with.

We're going to go with the usually pin space here, you've got three and a half inches from here to here. This shows you how much space you have when you go to use it in your hitch, and then the pin diameter, which fits in your hitch pin hole, is going to be five eighths. So that's what we're talking about right there.Overall, I like the hitch pin lock. It works, easily installs in there, you can lock it up. The key isn't too cumbersome or anything, doesn't cause any problems. Another cool thing is the key doesn't pop off when you pull the lock out, so you're never going to lose the lock and the key and the pin in separate places. You can separate it this way, but you always have the key with your lock. Now you do get two of them with it, so you can keep one on your key ring, keep one in your truck, that way you always got a key.Other than that, I think that does it for our look at the max tow hitch pin lock. Hope this helped.

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MaxxTow Hitch Receiver Lock for 2" and 2-1/2" Hitches - 3-1/2" Span - Black - MT96FR

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (61 Customer Reviews)

Designed for 2" and 2-1/2" trailer hitch receivers, this lock with a 5/8" diameter pin is perfect for keeping any hitch accessory or ball mount locked securely to your hitch. Carbon steel with black e-coat resists corrosion.


Quick and easy to use!


Dont get it you leave your hitch in year round, locking mechanism seized and was a pain to get released even after using pb blaster and tapping it. always had the weather cap on as well but I guess it's not really made to resist the elements


This is my second purchase of this brand and model of hitch lock. I highly recommend it.


Post fits in hitch receiver great, and the lock portion locks and unlocks easily.


Just what I needed for security and to top off the new install. Looks great as well. Highly recommended.

Works great
Jimmie L - 07/23/2021


Very happy with my purchase from The prices were far and away the best I could find and shipping was prompt.


In powder coated black, this receiver lock is top shelf. Bravo! The 3.5in span did the trick for me and the ‘21 Taco’s 3” requirement. Slotted rubber cap will keep the round peg lock free of dirt. Also, nice diamond etching will make easy swap-outs in bad weather. Another 5-star winner from strainer.


Well made product, has nice weight to it. Worth the money and wait, happy with this purchase.


Just what i was looking for will buy off uns again


So glad I ordered this to protect my hitch. Easy to slide in the hole and locks easily


No more worries about the boat trailer not being there when I get done fishing for the day


Perfect for my ‘18 Tacoma


Nice looking pin and lock system. Took off 1 star because unit is made in Chine I didn't see that bit of information in add. I hope the metal holds up to the stress of pulling 11,000 lb. trailer.


Locks need to be clean and lubricated often to keep from sticking. I bought 3 of these and all are the same.


Product is great and works really well. Locking pins are the best for hitches.


Arrived very quickly and excellent qual ity!


Fits newer F350 3" hitch which requires 3.5" free area. Hard to find locking pin that fits. Had two other brands that became stuck and needed 3 hands to operate. This one works with two hands.


seems solid and love the all black


Bought a truck with a 2-1/2" receiver. This lock pin fit perfectly and looks great too!


Great buying experience. Nice to do business with companies that appreciate it.


Works as advertised. Looks nice. Fits 2020 Ram 2500 class V (2 1/2") hitch.


Great quality and good price. It fits perfect on my 2 inch by 2 inch receiver with some room on each side to spare. Looks great and loving it so far.


Its a pleasure ordering from you the part came on time and fits perfectly.Thanks


Just what I wanted and needed ! Great product and great price. Thanks guys for your great service !


Works great & blends in the blacked out look on my truck.

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