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etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver Lock for 1-1/4" Hitches - Flush - 2-1/8" Span - Chrome

etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver Lock for 1-1/4" Hitches - Flush - 2-1/8" Span - Chrome

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Designed for wider than average 1-1/4" hitches, this pin lock has a covered keyhole and chrome plating to prevent corrosion. Sturdy steel construction ensures long-lasting durability. Can be keyed alike to match other etrailer locks. Lowest Prices for the best trailer hitch lock from etrailer. etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver Lock for 1-1/4" Hitches - Flush - 2-1/8" Span - Chrome part number e98879 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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etrailer Trailer Hitch Lock - e98879

  • Fits 1-1/4 Inch Hitch
  • etrailer
  • Standard Pin Lock
  • Keyed Alike
  • 2-1/8 Inch Span
  • Chrome
  • Flush Pin

Designed for wider than average 1-1/4" hitches, this pin lock has a covered keyhole and chrome plating to prevent corrosion. Sturdy steel construction ensures long-lasting durability. Can be keyed alike to match other etrailer locks.


Features:

  • Flush-style trailer hitch receiver lock is used in place of standard pin and clip to prevent theft of ball mount or hitch-mounted accessory
    • Secure your bike rack, cargo carrier, hitch cover and more to your trailer hitch
  • Extended length ensures excellent fit on wider than average factory hitches
  • Pick-proof screw-and-lock security
  • Rubber end and textured lock core make it easy to grip
  • Sturdy steel construction
  • Chrome plating resists rust
  • Covered key slot prevents internal corrosion
  • 2 Reversible, automotive-style keys included
  • Locks can be keyed-alike to match other etrailer locks
    • Select "Keyed Alike" from drop down menu above and enter number of locks into Quantity box
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Application: 1-1/4" x 1-1/4" trailer hitch receivers
  • Inside pin length (span): 2-1/8"
  • Overall length: 5-1/2"
  • Pin diameter: 1/2"
  • 1-Year warranty


e98879 etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver Lock for 1-1/4" Hitches - Flush - 2" Span - Chrome

Alternate part number: RH2-XL




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Customer Reviews

etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver Lock for 1-1/4" Hitches - Flush - 2-1/8" Span - Chrome - e98879

Average Customer Rating:  4.6 out of 5 stars   (131 Customer Reviews)

Designed for wider than average 1-1/4" hitches, this pin lock has a covered keyhole and chrome plating to prevent corrosion. Sturdy steel construction ensures long-lasting durability. Can be keyed alike to match other etrailer locks.

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Great product. Easy install. Used item to secure a tilt hitch rack . 913465



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Great product. Easy install. Great customer service provided by Ashley E. Ordered the wrong one for Toyota Tundra. Ashley assisted and squared me away. 913443



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Clean and Simple lock, does what is needed while keeping a clean look and simple to operate. Great quality. 874259



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Works good took me a minute to figure out how to unlock it 857287



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Seems to work good,I haven't used and the bike rack I bought is threaded, so may have to drill out to use this on it. 855890



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Ordered 3 items and all were shipped fast and everything worked well. Was in a pinch to get this done for a trip and Etrailer came thru with flying colors. Thank you! 855616



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Great lock. I like the way it snugs tight on the receiver. This will be a big help in securing our pair of Pedego electric bikes on our RV. Also, Ashley was terrific in understanding what I needed (two different size locks), and my desire for both being keyed the same. She put our order together so there wasn't a lot I had to do. Five stars Ashley 854554



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Product works as described. Did have to drill hole as hitch lock would not otherwise fit my Kuat Sherpa 2.0 rack 848399



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It was delivered quickly and as ordered. I think it will do the trick! 831275



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Very well made and fits our 1-1/4” hitch perfectly. 828107



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All 8 keyed alike locks work great. Using for other purpose than hitch. Well built and look to be long lasting. 800555



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Special thanks to Goerge J. for expedititing my latest order. I am completely satisfied with all of the items that I ordered from etrailer and would recommend the entire package to anyone who wants to make their Chevy Trax a "little hauler". My next move is to go out and buy the trailer so that I can put all of those great products to work. Thanks again etrailer. 775630



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Good pricing and fast delivery 764132



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Lock works with the Curt hitch. Great price and value. 763855



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I am very pleased with my service from etrailer. After I ordered, I got a call from an etrailer rep who advised me that the two parts I ordered would not work together, and she had a ready (and cheaper!) suggestion of an alternative part that made the whole order workable. My order came very fast, even though I didn't use the fastest shipping method. 750224



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I recently ordered several products from the website. As one who does regularly order online-- I want to say that the whole process was EXCELLENT. The access to information and videos about the product is outstanding. All questions you might have can easily be answered at each site. The products arrived and were as presented. I recommend etrailer for all related needs. 739554



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Works well for what it is intended for my uses! 730042



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Fits well and seems secure. 720971



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While this seems to be a sturdy, well-made product, it is not the optimum set-up for a Subaru Outback equipped with a factory-installed 1.25" hitch. Quite simply, the pin hole drilled in the 1.25" section is not where it should be. In order for it to line up with the hole in the Subaru hitch, the hole would need to be another 1.5" or so closer to the "rear". Not that this doesn't work, for it does--- but with the unit sticking out yet another 1.5" or so from the hitch. To remedy this, I drilled another half inch hole into the unit where it should be located. Now it works great, but it took considerable effort (and a $20 titanium drill bit) to get it right. Again, this unit will work in a Subaru Outback without drilling another hole in it; it's just not optimal. 715101



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A little smaller in diameter than what I needed. Otherwise, I think it’s okay. 686446



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Easy to lock and unlock and plenty strong for my little trailer rig. My only disappointment was that the rubber dirt cover broke at the rubber hinge after only a few trips so now the keyhole is subject to road and campground dirt, dust and mud. I just cover it with a small strip of duct tape. That's not a great solution but it does work. Other than that I like the product very much. 686434



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Product seems to be of good quality and should do the job well. Having all the keys match (3 locking pins) is a GREAT plus! If I have any complaints, it's in how it works. It's not bad, just wasn't expecting it. Basically you screw on the end while the key is in the lock. Not a big deal, as I won't be taking these off and on, it was just different from what I was expecting. And of course, great service by eTrailer folks. They put this package together for me and it arrived in time and it was right. They do a great job here. 686408



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Excellent support helping me pick out the best product for my needs. Bought 2 lock pins and was able to have them all keyed the same. Thanks for helping out! 686392



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works great and was able to get keyed to match 3 of the 5/8" pins. 686263



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Product works great and is very easy to use. I was able to get 3 of the 5/8" and 1 of the 1/2" all keyed the same. Who needs more keys.Product is great and working with Nicole R. to fix my ordering error was fantastic. She was wonderful !!! 686264


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    The Curt Hitch for your 2012 Lexus CT-200h is the part # C11200. This is a 1-1/4 inch hitch like what the hitch lock part # e98879 is designed to fit so it should work very well for you.
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  • Replacement Hitch Pin for Older Yakima ROC 1.25 Bike Rack
    The diameter of the pin on the Trailer Hitch Receiver Lock # e98879 is 1/2 inch. I spoke with my contact at Yakima to learn more about your bike rack. The rack you have is a ROC 1.25. This bike rack is designed to use a threaded hitch bold. For a replacement threaded hitch bole you will want part # Y8890176. This is the hitch pin that is designed and recommend for use with the ROC bike rack.
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    To secure your Bike Rack to your trailer hitch without a threaded pin, I recommend using our etrailer.com Trailer Hitch Receiver Lock for 1-1/4 inch Receivers # e98879. This is a very nice hitch lock with chrome plating that will help prevent corrosion and a sturdy steel construction to ensure long-lasting dependability. It is compatible with 1-1/4 inch trailer hitch receivers. I have attached a video demonstration on this product for you to check out.
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  • Keyed Alike Trailer Hitch Pins For Class II Trailer Hitches
    Yes, the Trailer Hitch Receiver Lock for 1-1/4" Hitches part # e98879 can be ordered so that both keys are the same. To do this you will need to select the "keyed alike" option from the drop down menu on the product page. I have attached a video review of this product for your viewing.
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  • Will etrailer.com Locking Hitch Pin Work For 2 Inch To 1-1/4 Inch Hitch Adapter
    If you are using a 2 inch to 1-1/4 inch adapter like part # 80300 on your hitch you are correct that the 5/8 inch pin would be the correct pin for the 2 inch shank. For the 1-1/4 inch end of the adapter, the etrailer.com Trailer Hitch Receiver Lock, part # e98879 will work well. You can take a quick measurement of the 1-1/4 inch end of the adapter. In its locked position the span of the pin is 2-1/8 inches. If your measurement is less than 2-1/8 inches then this lock should work well...
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  • How to Determine the Hitch Size for Hitch locks
    To determine the size of the receiver lock you will need you need to determine the size (see link below) of the receiver on your vehicle and you also need to measure the overall width of the outside of the receiver at the hitch pin hole. If you have a class I or class II receiver you will need a 1-1/4 inch receiver lock and if you have a class III receiver or larger you will need a 2 inch receiver, then you need to make sure the inside width of the receiver lock is at least as wide as the...
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  • 7 inch Hitch Extender that Fits 1-1/4 inch Trailer Hitch
    Yes the hitch extender # D189 will connect to a 1-1/4 inch hitch and provide a 1-1/4 inch hitch opening 7 inches further from the hitch opening. The hitch lock part # e98879 would also fit this as well. You should note that this cuts the towing capacity of the hitch on your vehicle by 50 percent.
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  • Is a Hitch Lock Strong Enough to Support Weight of Wheelchair Carrier
    Trailer hitch locks, such as our etrailer.com Trailer Hitch Receiver Lock for 1-1/4 Inch Hitches # e98879, do not typically have a listed weight capacity. This is simply because a hitch lock or pin is not going to actually bear any of the weight from an accessory like your wheelchair carrier or a trailer. You do not need to worry about a hitch lock or standard pin failing from being overloaded. The only capacities you will need to consider is that of the vehicle itself and the trailer...
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  • Will etrailer.com 1-1/4 Inch Hitch Lock Fit the Factory Hitch on a 2012 Ford Escape
    The factory trailer hitch on a 2012 Ford Escape is a Class II 1-1/4 inch hitch. The DeadBolt 1-1/4 Inch Hitch Lock, part # e98879, that you have referenced is designed for 1-1/4 inch hitches, but there have been some factory 1-1/4 inch hitches that it has not worked on because of the thickness of the steel surrounding the factory hitch receiver opening. I would recommend that you measure the overall outside width of your trailer hitch where the hitch pin goes through your hitch and...
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  • Will etrailer.com Trailer Hitch Receiver Lock Fit a 2013 Land Rover Evoque
    Since the factory hitch for the Evoque is a 1-1/4 inch Class I or II the trailer hitch receiver lock # e98879 will fit. Hitches that are 1-1/4 inches have a 1/2 inch diameter pin hole which is what this pin fits. The inside span is 1-5/8 inches long and the overall length is 5 inches. With these measurements you can check the space available around the outside of the receiver to ensure fit.
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  • Replacement for Trailer Hitch Receiver Lock With Missing Cover
    I can certainly understand just wanting to replace one part of your trailer hitch receiver lock, but those locks do not have replacement parts, so you are going to have to replace the entire lock. The correct one is going to depend on the size of your hitch. - 1-1/4" Trailer Hitch Receiver: etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver Lock for 1-1/4" Hitches # e98879 - 2" Trailer Hitch Receiver: etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver Lock - Flush Design for 2" Trailer Hitches # e98880 - 2-1/2" Trailer...
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  • Recommended Hitch Pin for Trailer Hitch on 2013 Fiat 500
    Since there is not much space around the hitch pin hole for a standard elbow style pin like # C21500, I recommend looking at a straight, locking hitch pin like our etrailer.com # e98879. This is a straight hitch pin that will also be an upgrade over your existing unit because of its locking capability. Its chrome plating will resist rust and the covered key slot will prevent internal corrosion. This is compatible with the 1-1/4 inch receiver on your 2013 Fiat and should work great to resolve...
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  • etrailer Hitch Lock Recommendation for Fitting 1-1/4 inch Draw-Tite Hitch
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  • Will the etrailer.com Trailer Hitch Receiver Lock Work With a Cargo Carrier on a 2012 Honda CR-V
    Yes, the 1-1/4 inch etrailer.com Trailer Hitch Receiver Lock, # e98879, is an excellent choice to secure your Surco cargo carrier to your trailer hitch on your 2012 Honda CR-V. This lock will feed through the hitch pin hole on your trailer hitch just like your pin and clip and the locking end will ensure your cargo carrier cannot be removed while you are away.
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  • Can Three Keys Be Obtained for a Trailer Hitch Pin Lock
    That woud be depednat on the lock and hiutch size, the etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver Lock part # e98879 for 1-1/4" or part # e98880 for 2" which is what I recommend comes with two keys like most hitch pin locks. If you need extra keys we do offer a way to obtain them using the Replacement Keys for etrailer Hitch and Coupler Locks part # e98924. That said, you'd need to order the lock first as you will need to know the key number to order more keys.
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