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Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2"

Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2"

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This fully welded trailer hitch receiver bolts onto your vehicle's frame with no welding required. Powder coated steel is sturdy and corrosion resistant. Lowest Prices for the best trailer hitch from Curt. Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2" part number 13040 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Curt Trailer Hitch

  • Curt
  • Class III
  • 2 Inch Hitch
  • 6000 lbs GTW
  • Visible Cross Tube
  • 600 lbs TW
  • Custom Fit Hitch
  • 10000 lbs WD GTW
  • 1000 lbs WD TW

This fully welded trailer hitch receiver bolts onto your vehicle's frame with no welding required. Powder coated steel is sturdy and corrosion resistant.


Features:

  • Custom fit is designed specifically for your vehicle
  • Precision, robotic welding maximizes strength and improves fit
  • Bolt-on installation - no welding required
    • Complete hardware kit and installation instructions included
  • Lifetime technical support from the experts at etrailer.com
  • Gloss black powder coat finish over protective base coat offers superior rust resistance
  • Sturdy, square-tube design
  • Ball mount, pin and clip sold separately
  • Assembled in the USA


Specs:

  • Receiver opening: 2" x 2"
  • Rating: Class III
    • Maximum gross trailer weight: 6,000 lbs
      • Maximum GTW when used with weight distribution: 10,000 lbs
    • Maximum tongue weight: 600 lbs
      • Maximum TW when used with weight distribution: 1,000 lbs
  • Limited lifetime warranty


etrailer.com Technical Support

At etrailer.com we're committed to the products we sell, and to our customers. Our experienced and knowledgeable staff are available via both phone and email to address your questions and concerns for the lifetime of your hitch. The technicians at etrailer perform hitch installations on a daily basis, making them a valuable resource for do-it-yourselfers. The one-on-one, personal service you'll receive comes straight from an expert in the towing and automotive field. We've installed it, we've wired it and we've towed with it, so whatever your question, we can answer it.



13040 Curt Class 3 Trailer Hitch Receiver

Item # 13040

Installation Details 13040 Installation instructions

This Product Fits The Following Vehicles





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Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2" - 13040

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (167 Customer Reviews)

This fully welded trailer hitch receiver bolts onto your vehicle's frame with no welding required. Powder coated steel is sturdy and corrosion resistant.

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2004 GMC Savana Van

The website was very helpful so I could see what was needed to install the trailer hitch assembly onto the vehicle prior to ordering. I checked my vehicle after reviewing the website videos and they matched. The installation went well. I used a floor jack (on one side) and a bucket with a couple of short 2 x 4's (on the other side) to make a stand since I installed it by myself. Instructions were very clear and indicated the torquing requirements for the bolts. The vehicle now has a hitch to pull a trailer. I took my time but completed the installation in 2 hours. This included setting up, taking photos (they are on that camera), coffee, ... and putting stuff away. 776707



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Great company and people to deal with. the trailer hitch came in a timely manor. The correct part and also at a great price. I was very happy with etrailer and would recommend them to anybody. 732119



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2010 Chevrolet Express Van

The receiver hitch arrived earlier than promised in good condition. It was easy to install with no difficulties. Being in Alaska, it will be summertime before I can use the hitch to tow my boat to our fishing grounds. Thanks much, C.J. Horner 600103



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1997 Chevrolet Express Van

I really appreciated the service, they went above and beyond to make sure my order was processed and delivered. It was an easy installation everything lined up accordingly the quality of the product was well-made. 597189



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Bought this brand before. Easy installation and quality materials. Done in just under an hour, light kit included. 898149



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Took my son and I less than 10 minutes to install. Super easy. 895403



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The hitch and wiring went on quickly with no problems. Very happy. 882551



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as always, perfect choice 851801



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This trailer hitch was the easiest hitch to attach to the vehicle i have ever done. Just 6 bolts and it was on. Like the description said 10 minute installation. I think it really took less. I highly recommend 844640



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Quick delivery. Easy installation. Great fit. Replaced a factory rusted unit. 822366



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Easy Installation. Accurate installation Videos. High Quality Product Absolutely a Pleasure to do Business with. I Gave 5 Stars only Because there wasn't 6 812275



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After cleaning up the frame, this product mounted in around 10 minutes. Super easy installation. E-trailer was easy to work with and shipped the product very quickly. I would definitely order from them again. 811665



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2017 GMC Savana Van

Arrived fast. fits perfect. thanks. 805956



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Nice heavy duty part. I had a different brand on another car that the holes didn't line up good so it was a pleasure to have this drop right in with no effort. I would buy a Curt again from etrailer. I wasn't certain if This trailer hitch, rated for 6,000 lbs. gross trailer weight, would be enough for my needs. Feeling the weight, thickness, and welds it will be more than enough to pull my camper or utiilty trailer. 801776



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was referred to your company a few months ago..we have now used etrailer several times...always great service, & products have fit perfect 804175



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2017 GMC Savana Van

Quality stuff....quick shipping.... 801232



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The hitch is attractive and fit well. I had no difficulty positioning the hitch and starting the bolts, working alone without a lift. My only problem was the fact that the rectangular spacers under the bolt heads were not big enough to prevent the bolts from turning when I went to torque the nuts. I had to wedge in a piece of steel to get the required xx foot pounds. I notice I am not the first to comment on this shortcoming. It made an otherwise straightforward installation difficult. 800796



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I received the hitch and harness four days after I placed the order. The hitch took only 15 minutes to install because it fit perfectly. The wiring harness was simple to hook up. Great products... 802690



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Quick delivery. Great product, easy ins tall. 783395



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Purchased hitch and wiring kit and installed it to trailer an 18' Boston Whaler Outrage...Hitch and wiring to date has performed flawlessly!!! 778202



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2005 Chevrolet Express Van

Hitch was delivered in 2 days after I ordered it. I haven't had a chance to install it yet but looks like it should be a perfect fit for my 2005 Chevrolet Express 1500 conversion van. 777721



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Very fast service. Hitch was easy to in stall. 763714



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1998 GMC Savana Van

The Tow capacity of my 1998 Savana Hi-top is only 5500lbs, so this 6K lbs model was perfect for what I needed. Its a heavy piece of equipment, but its solid. So I have faith in it. Easy directions for an idiot proof install. I'm "Curt" Biased though, so I would tell you to go with this over the others anyway. Awesome Product. 762103



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2019 Chevrolet Express Van

Product as described. Great service and fast shipping. Highly recommended. I would buy from again!! 726725



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had to drill out one hole in frame to slide bolt through, but otherwise did it by myself in less than 1 hour. thanks 683632


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Ask the Experts about this Curt Trailer Hitch

  • Trailer Hitch, Wiring, and Brake Controller for 2000 Bluebird Short School Bus on GMC Savana Chassis
    Trailer hitch manufacturers have not tested trailer hitches on the Bluebird school bus built on a 2000 GMC Savana Van chassis. The issue that you could run into is that if the body of the school bus hangs lower than the regular Savana Van body the hitch, like # 13040, will not fit or modifications will need to be made. In this case though I am confident that it will work since even short bus bodies seem to sit up pretty high. You can add a brake controller by hardwiring one in. To do...
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  • How Will Available Curt Hitches for 2010 Ford F150 Install in Relation to the Rear Bumper
    Curt actually offers three different hitches for a 2010 F150 (see link). Part # 13368 is a Class III with a square tube crossbar and # 13371 is a Class III with a round tube crossbar. Both hitches have a 600 lb tongue weight, 6000 lb towing capacity. A class IV, part # C14002 with a 1000 lb tongue weight 10000 lb towing capacity is also available. You can see the installation instructions for all three hitches by clicking on the provided links. As you can see by the instructions,...
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  • Measurements from Bolt Holes Center to Center for the Curt Hitch #13040 2008 for Chevy Express Van
    I went out into our warehouse and measured one of the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver, part # 13040, we have in stock and found that the set of bolt holes closest to the receiver opening measured 39-3/4 inches apart, and the set of bolts that are furthest from the receiver opening measure 40 inches apart. Check out the picture to the right if you want to get a clearer picture of these measurements. You may also be interested in the following products to complete your towing setup: Hopkins...
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  • Trailer Hitch That Fits 2008 Chevy Express 3500 Van Cutaway
    I did a little research and as long as the body that is on the cutaway version of your 2008 Chevy Express 3500 Van is no lower than the rear bumper would be on standard models you can use any of the same trailer hitches. One of the most popular options and what I recommend is # 13040. This hitch has a 1,000 lb tongue weight capacity and a 10,000 lb total trailer weight capacity.
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  • Trailer Hitch for 2007 Thor Four Winds 5000 Motorhome on Chevy Workhorse Chassis
    Curt doesn't offer a hitch specifically designed for your motorhome, but there are multi-fit hitch options. Curt offers the # 13703, which fits trailer frame members that are between 22 and 72 inches apart, measured outside to outside. The hitch has a 3500 lb towing/350 lb tongue weight capacity. Typically, the hitch would install using holes drilled in the RV frame, but they can be welded in place if done properly by a professional welder. If the frame measures between 47 and 77 inches,...
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  • Availability of Trailer Hitch With 7000 lb + Towing Capacity for 2015 Chevy Express 2500
    We sure do! I'd recommend the Curt Class IV hitch, part # 14090. This hitch has a 10,000 lb towing/1000 lb tongue weight capacity and is a confirmed fit for your 2015 Chevy Express. Since it sounds like you'll be towing with your Van, you'll need some other items to complete your towing system. For a trailer wiring harness, you'd begin with a # 118392 4 pole trailer connector. If your trailer doesn't have brakes on it, that's all the wiring you'll need to do but if it does have electric...
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  • Parts Needed to Install Hitch, Brake Controller, 7 Way and 4 Way on a 2002 Chevrolet Express Van
    First we will start off with the hitch. I recommend going with the Curt Class III Receiver Hitch, # 13040, for your 2002 Chevrolet Express Van. This hitch receiver bolts directly to the frame of the van with no welding or drilling required. For a t-connector we have the T-One Wiring Harness, # 118377, that plugs directly into your existing taillight wiring without any cutting or splicing. In order to obtain a 7 way at the back of the van, you will need to install a Universal Installation...
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  • Trailer Hitch Recommendation for a 1999 Chevy Express Cut Away Van with Dual Rear Tires
    I did a little research and as long as the body that is on the cutaway version of your 2000 Chevy Express Van is no lower than the rear bumper would be on standard models you can use any of the same trailer hitches. One of the most popular options and what I recommend is # 13040. Wiring on the other hand is a little trickier because the body that is on the van may use different connectors than the regular van models. The only thing that I can say will work for sure would be a hardwire...
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    Of all the 2-inch hitch bike racks we offer the ones that are best in cases where you need to keep access to the rear of the vehicle are the swing away types. I linked our main page for all swing-away type bike racks that fit your 2-inch hitch. Yakima's FullSwing 4-Bike Rack # Y02465 will fit your 2-inch Curt hitch # 13040 and even when it is loaded to its 4-bike capacity it can be swung away from the rear of the vehicle (to the passenger side, of course) for easier access to your van...
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  • Replacement Hitch Installation Hardware for 1997 Chevrolet Express Van
    We can help you with replacement hitch installation hardware for the hitch on your 1997 Chevrolet Express Van. All you need to do is find the hitch brand name and part number of the hitch. If you have the Curt # 13040, which is one of many different sizes and classes of hitches offered for your van, then you'll enter the part # RHK into our search box and hit enter. Then you'll type the hitch item number in the field provided and select the manufacturer name from the drop-down menu. We...
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  • Hitch Recommendation for 2010 StarCraft Prodigy Bus on Chevy Express Van Cutaway Chassis
    Since a bus that's on a cutaway van chassis will have a different rear bumper area than the standard van would, you wouldn't be able to use a hitch that would be a fit for the van. You'd need to use a weld-on multi fit option whose bracket length or drop is larger than the distance from the top of the frame member to the bottom of the rear bumper. If you use a hitch with a drop that's too short, the receiver tube won't clear the back bumper. The # 41990-16 has weld on brackets that measure...
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  • Swing Away Bike rack Recommendation for a 2011 Toyota Sienna
    First, the swing-away bike racks all fit in 2 inch hitch receivers. If your 2011 Toyota Sienna does not already have a hitch with a 2 inch receiver one will need to be installed such as # 75237. For a swinging bike rack the most popular option is the Thule Apex # TH9027XT. It holds 4 bikes, swings to the side of the vehicle with or without bikes loaded, and has a 150 pound capacity. I have linked a video of this bike rack for you. Please note that if any of the bikes do not have a...
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  • Will Timbren Suspension Enhancement Make The Ride Smoother On 2014 Chevrolet Express Van
    The Timbren Vehicle Suspension, part # TGMFK15A is not designed to make the ride softer on your 2014 Chevrolet Express van. The Timbrens are designed to actually do the opposite. As more weight is added to the van, they become more rigid. They will help with the sag but not make the van ride easier. Putting stiffer springs on the van as your friend suggested would only make the ride more rigid. The spring spacers like part # CSS-1168F would perform in the same manner as the Timbren...
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  • Trailer Hitch and Wiring for a 2000 Chevy Express Van Cutaway with Dual Rear Wheels
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