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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 13555 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-1624 for expert service.
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Curt Trailer Hitch - 13555

  • Curt
  • Class III
  • 2 Inch Hitch
  • 3500 lbs GTW
  • Visible Cross Tube
  • 350 lbs TW
  • Custom Fit Hitch

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
  • Stylish, round-tube design
  • Ball mount, pin and clip sold separately
  • Hitch assembled in the USA, bolts overseas


Specs:

  • Receiver opening: 2" x 2"
  • Rating: Class III
    • Maximum gross trailer weight: 3,500 lbs
    • Maximum tongue weight: 350 lbs
    • Not rated for use with weight-distribution systems
  • 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.



13555 Curt Class 3 Trailer Hitch Receiver

Installation Details 13555 Installation instructions

This Product Fits The Following Vehicles


Weight Carrying Capacity
Gross Towing Weight (GTW):
3,500 lbs.

Tongue Weight (TW):
350 lbs.


Weight Distribution Capacity
Hitch does not allow
use of weight distribution



No drilling required Manufacturer Estimated Installation Time

Tech Tip

Hitch opening is recessed under the rear bumper more than usual, so you will want to verify any hitch accessories to ensure clearance and fit. No drilling required for installation , Exhaust must be temporarily lowered for installation






Customer Reviews

Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2" - 13555

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (422 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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2013 Honda CR-V

Thought about paying to have this installed, but instead decided to invest in a torque wrench with money saved from doing it myself. The video estimated 60 minutes for a novice, and the instructions that came with the hitch said 90, so naturally, I figured it would take me 3 hours or so, which was pretty close (a little less, I think, but this doesn't include the time I spent getting the weld nuts in shape). The video was extremely helpful. My biggest problems were getting all the holes in the hitch to match up with the weld nuts in the bottom of my C-RV at the same time (had two sons helping me get it into place); getting a bolt or two started with the hitch in position; and using the torque wrench on one of the bolts above the muffler (the once closest to the front of the car) because of having next to no room to operate the wrench in (I could only turn the wrench a tiny bit at a time before running out of room for the wrench handle). Fortunately, I had cleaned out all the weld nuts (also a painstaking process; I almost gave up) before I even ordered the hitch, or who knows how long I would have been there. Without the videos, I may have never gotten this done by myself (may not have even attempted it), so I saved money and now have a torque wrench to boot!


Comments
It is still holding up strong. I use it for a bike rack and just made my second round trip between Maryland and Rhode Island with a bike with no problems. Still 5 stars.
Hans - 07/17/2020


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Great hitch that fits well. Took some work to clean out the mounting location in the car, but that has nothing to do with the hitch itself. Very sturdy and looks good



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Honda

The product is great, the hitch is fine. However, the installation was not as easy as in the video, which is not a fault of the hitch or the hitch manufacturer. Honda should have installed some sort of rust protection in the bolt holes. Cleaning with a wire brush and solvent did not help. The mounting holes were almost rusted shut. Luckily, I had access to a tap & die set as I had to basically re-tap the holes. After re-taping the holes, the hitch installation was simple and easy. Thanks to etrailer for the prompt shipping & service.


Comments
A year later and at least 5,000 Miles hauling two bikes to Various East Coast Beaches and Florida & back. Installation was easy, once we took care of the rust on the Honda Frame as noted above. Since that time, I assisted my son in the installation of a similar hitch from etrailer on his vehicle to transport bikes. They both work like a charm. Thanks !
Stephen H - 06/03/2021


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The hitch worked out nicely for my family on our 2010 CR-V. We are able to now put all of our bikes on a Curt bike rack that slots right into the hitch. I would recommend this hitch and etrailer. *I did end up having my mechanic throw it on for me for a few. I was a little time constrained and do not have a lift or ramps. Can’t say enough about e trailer. Good service and products.


Comments
Still great! This has made it much easier to go biking with the family.
Dan - 03/01/2021


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2007 Ford Transit Connect

Reliable, simple hitch. It was fairly easy to install. I did need to enlist the help of a friend, both for his tool and because the hitch is heavy enough to need two people to lift it up into place. Also, I needed to use a tap to clear the rust that has accumulated in a few of the screw holes. Arrived fast, but the box was damaged in transit, but everyone was fine inside. I'm only using it for a 2 bike hanging bike rack (Thule Camber 2), so nothing too heavy yet. Fits on my 2007 Honda CRV.



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2009 Honda CR-V

Great trailer hitch, easy to install, great price, fast shipping. Bought it mainly to haul our sons dirt bike, but many other uses as well. The hitch's easily accessible tie downs make it easier to ratchet down our canoe on the roof rack too.



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2008 Honda CR-V

Installed in about 40 minutes, as advertised. No jacks, no extra set of hands. The install video was spot on. Not much of a tool guy, so my standard socket set didn't include the required 17mm and 11/16 sockets. Quick trip to Lowe's. The only "con" - the hole for the hitch receiver pin is too close to the horizontal tube. My Yakima bike rack included an anti-rattle receiver bolt lock that hits the tube and prevented me from threading the bolt. Three options - order hitch #87440 instead. Use a standard pin. Or order a low profile threaded replacement bolt #Y8890200. I went with the latter. Works perfectly.



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Installation instructions were simple and straightforward. Installation went as well as could be expected. The hitch still looks new 1 year later.



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Incredible shipping time. Might have been next day. Unfortunately the bolts did not fit. I made 2trips to the hardware store for 4 different sizes, standard, metric, fine, course but nothing would thread. It feels like I need a 9 mm versus a 10 but 9 was not available at my local hardware store. I am going to call etrailer and then see what they say..... Trailer customer service was great! Once I explained my dilemma Bill (ext. 79535) was very helpful and offered up a sound suggestion on how to address the bolt/nut situation. After a another trip to the hardware store for a wire bottle brush and some rust penetrating spray I was able to clean out the bolt holes and attach my trailer hitch. The hitch by the way is of solid construction and with a quick preview of the video etrailer offers on how to attach it I made quick time on the project. Thanks etrailer Thanks Bill!


Comments
Awesome, but I sold the car so I am no longer enjoying the hitch. If it would have fit my Subaru I would have kept it but..... It was a solidly built hitch.
Richard - 05/19/2020


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2011 Honda CR-V

Watched the installation video. Drove the rear of the CRV up onto ramps for better access. Bought the bottle brush, part no. 814092, to clean the CRV's frame threads. Used the brush and penetrating spray oil to clean the frame threads. Check-fit the hitch, part no. 13555, frame bolts and all was good. Lubed the muffler hangers and they popped off easily. With a helper, lifted hitch into position and ran in all bolts. Torqued bolts to spec. Less than 30 min of work, start to finish. Hitch, fasteners, wire harness ,and brush all in one box. I plan to install the wire harness, part no. 118427, on a cooler day. As usual, etrailer gets it right every time. This is my third hitch purchase from etrailer. Note: The shipping box was a bit battered and parts of the hitch had broken through the cardboard. Etrailer should add more cardboard around the hitch for better protection as some paint was scuffed off of the hitch.



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The hitch is perfect and as advertised, but I will admit that installing it was quite a chore. Mainly my own fault though, as I installed it without a lift and did it pretty much by myself. Having an assistant is surely recommended. Lighting instructions were easy to follow and accurate.



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2008 Honda CR-V

Overall, a very good product. Shipping was quick and it arrived in good shape. When installing, I had to loosely insert the two bolts in the larger end, then apply significant lateral force to line up the two at the other end. The U-bolt holes were just a bit off, so the nuts do not tighten down flat against the plate. I'll check them occasionally to make sure they stay secure.


Comments
I spoke with my contact in the Tech Services department at Curt, who tells me that they see this occasionally on that generation CR-V. The trick is to loosen the side bolts to provide yourself a little wiggle room. They you should be able to properly torque the u-bolt. Then, tighten the side bolts.
-- Etrailer Expert Mike L - 09/24/2018


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2011 Honda CR-V

I originally wanted to get the Max-Tite hitch, but they were sold out at the time. This hitch works fine for my needs (bike rack). The hitch itself was pretty easy to install. The videos posted here made my DIY life easy. 80% of my project was dealing with the corrosion and rust of the weld nuts. I’d recommend anyone trying to DIY this to check your corrosion and bust it with PB Blaster, a battery terminal wire brush, and/or a 10mm thread tap (which is what I needed to do). The extra rebate offer was icing on the cake for this hitch and the customer service at etrailer was excellent. Will shop here again if I need accessories.



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Hitch arrived in good condition sooner than I expected. The installation video and instructions were very clear. I suggest after cleaning the nuts welded to the underside of the vehicle to run the bolt through them prior to installing the hitch. Be careful to not cross thread the bolt, I did and had to drill out and re-tap the nut for a larger size bolt. I was able to install by myself with car on the driveway. I strapped the hitch to a floor jack which made it easy to handle and get in position single handed. Very pleased with the hitch.



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2011 Honda CR-V

Extremely easy to install because of the excellent tutorial video! We have a Honda CR-V 2011. We 'rented' a torque wrench from AUTOZONE for a $100.00 deposit which was returned when we handed the wrench back. I happened to have a brush as described to clean the screw holes with, stored under my kitchen sink. Never used it because it was a bit harsh for kitchen use. I picked it up at a tool store years ago because I love tools! Came in handy today! I was the assistant to my husband's muscle power. First time ever, I crawled under a car to hold the hitch in place while hubby put the hardware in place. From start to finish, 45 minutes! We saved ourselves 600-800 dollars to buy it through the car dealership and have them install it. So grateful we found etrailer.com. We also bought a light harness and that took an hour to install, it would have gone faster if we hadn't hastily screwed in the screw forgetting to put the ground wire in between the screw and car wall... lol The hitch was installed without a hitch, no pun intended lol!



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2011 Honda CR-V

Well...I cannot say enough good things about the etrailer crew. The customer service is second to none. Fast shipping and the order follow up, is a lesson other companies should be paying attention to. The installation videos cant be beat. That being said, I am a gear head and a metal working guy for my day job and I must say...this install kicked my butt. I would highly suggest picking up a M10-1.25 metric tap and chase the mounting holes. Only need to do 4...make sure you take your time to not cross-thread. I was fortunate enough to salvage them. (Illinois is not nice to metal). This took me 6-hrs and a lot of four letter words. The hitch is well made, but seemed to be a bit torqued and required some "muscle" to get it into place. Pay attention as well to the washers correct direction. Once in place looks great and holds our new bike rack (etrailer) great. Not to scare you off, but just be prepared.



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I ordered the hitch, wiring kit, receiver and ball and am very happy with my buying experience. I received a call back the next day which was Sunday! Geoffrey informed me I had ordered the wrong ball diameter. He corrected my mistake and the order arrived on Tuesday. What great customer service! The instructions were accurate for both the hitch and the wiring. I would have given five stars but the hitch was part way out of the box and scratched. No big deal. I just touched it up with black gloss. A perfect match. I will certainly recommend etrailer to my friends.


Comments
The hitch works fine and looks great!
Jack T - 03/30/2020



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Trailer hitch arrived intact. Parts were organized and east to identify. I watched the videos you have, and knew this was not a difficult job. I was going to have a hitch installed on my 2009 Honda CRV at a local trailer hitch business, . They could not get the trailer hitch for 2 months. I found Etrailer.com and determined to try. I ordered the hitch and it arrived in less than a week. I work on my cars, and have done everything from change engines to body work, so I am capable of doing advance projects, which this is not. I got tools ready, dropped the exhaust and worked on cleaning the connections on my CRV. I tried to get the bolts to thread. After an hour I gave up. I was not able to install the hitch due to socket deterioration on my Honda CRV. I called Brads Trailer. They were able to get me in to do the installation. Two days from receiving my order from etrailer. While the intention was to do it myself, and save some $$, ultimately, I was able to secure the hitch through etrailer and get this done in less that two weeks.



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The hitch is great, I've only used it a couple times and I'm happy and grateful for the service at etrailer.com and the construction of the hitch. Thank You!



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2010 Honda CR-V

The Curt hitch installed without any problems. The product is well made and appear very rugged. The video tutorial on the website was also very helpful. My only suggestion for improvement would to have used nuts that connect the U-bolt to the hitch use the same wrench size as the 4 bolts attaching the hitch to the car frame. Then the whole installation could have been made with just one tool instead of having to switch between a metric socket to an SAE socket



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From buying to installing to using; etrailer made my trailer hitch purchase a wonderful experience. Great reviews, excellent video's and outstanding service. Have been telling my family and friends if you're in the market for a trailer hitch; etrailer.com is the place to go.


Comments
It has been a year since I purchased my hitch and its still working great. Continue to recommend etrailer to all my friends.
Ken S - 08/13/2020


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Hitch was easy to find and order online. Was delivered in 3 days. Very easy to install with simple directions. Had to chase threads on frame due to rust build up but after that was easily installed in about an 1/2 hour. Quality product. Would recommend to anyone to use this product and company.



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This hitch has been used on a regular basis. A year later and it works just like the day I installed it and the paint still looks new. Couldn't be happier with this hitch! :)



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etrailer came through in a pinch…it was outstanding customer service from start to finish and follow through to boot even post delivery. Package came two days before I needed it on a rush order...unbelievable!



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2011 Honda CR-V

Fast shipping, great products!


Comments
It has been a year and as far as I know the hitch is working out fine….we traded the vehicle a couple months ago. After I installed it easy install it worked well for me.
Dan - 05/30/2021

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Ask the Experts about this Curt Trailer Hitch

  • Hitch Mounting Bolts Wont Start on Curt Class III 13555 on 2007 Honda CR-V
    The mounting bolts that attach the hitch into the nuts welded into the frame members should be 10mm. I can make a pretty good guess about what you have going on. Vehicles that are more than a couple of years old can get road grunge and corrosion built up into those nuts welded on the frame. If you live in a climate where ice and snow melting chemicals are used in the winter, this problem is more common. Needless to say, this makes it difficult if not impossible to get those bolts started....
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  • Recommendation for Class III Trailer Hitch Receiver for 2011 Honda CR-V
    A Class II hitch would use a 1-1/4 inch receiver, for a 2 inch receiver tube you'd want a Class III hitch. We offer two US Made Class III hitches that I'd recommend, the # 13555 from Curt or the # 306-X7291 from EcoHitch. Both hitches share the same 350 lb tongue weight/3500 lb gross trailer weight capacity. The primary difference between the two is that the EcoHitch model installs so the majority of the hitch is concealed behind the bumper and fascia so only the receiver tube and the...
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  • Parts Needed to Tow Motorcycle Trailer with 2017 Nissan Sentra
    I have a solution for you, but the Curt # 13555 is designed to fit on mid 2000s Honda CR-V's and not the 2017 Nissan Sentra, so you wouldn't be able to use that hitch. Instead, I recommend using the Curt # C11349 which is a confirmed fit on your vehicle. The Curt hitches tend to have a more durable powder coating on them to some of the other available hitches so it will hold up much better to rust and corrosion. In order to tow with your 2017 Nissan Sentra you will also need a wiring...
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  • Brake Controller and 7-Way Trailer Connector Recommendation for 2008 Honda CR-V
    To install a 7-way trailer connector on your 2008 Honda CR-V, the parts you need will depend on how the trailer is equipped. If the trailer doesn't have brakes, and you don't need a 12-volt power feed to maintain a trailer mounted battery, you'd install a # 118427 wiring harness to provide lighting functions then use a # 37185 adapter. Plug the adapter into the plug provided by the # 118427 and ground the white wire to the vehicle's frame or chassis. The remaining wires could be bundled...
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  • Ground Clearance of Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver on 2011 Honda CR-V
    When we installed the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver # 13555 on a 2011 Honda CR-V, we found it has a height of 15-3/4 inches from the top of the receiver to the ground. This is part of the formula you will use to find the correct ball mount, with the other being the height from the trailer coupler to the ground - the difference will be the rise or drop you need (if the coupler is higher you need that amount of drop; if the receiver is higher you need that amount of rise). I've added a...
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  • Trailer Hitch and Wiring for a 2011 Honda CR-V to Tow a Motorcycle on a Trailer
    Not at all. Tongue weight is the downward forced applied at the hitch receiver. Tongue weight is typically 10 to 15 percent of the gross trailer weight. So for example if a trailer weight 2,000 pounds total including cargo then the tongue weight would be around 200 to 300 pounds. I have linked a help article to the right that shows how to determine tongue weight. However, even though the trailer hitch is rated for 350 pounds tongue weight, your 2011 Honda CR-V is rated lower, and you...
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  • Is Loc-Tite Required for Installing Curt Trailer Hitch 13555
    If you torque the install hardware of the Curt hitch part # 13555 properly you would not need any Loc-Tite. The install hardware is torque-to-yield which means that the bolts act as their own thread lock as they stretch to keep themselves from backing out.
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  • What Size Bolts Are Used to Install Curt Trailer Hitch 13555 on a 2008 Honda CR-V
    The bolts that come with the Curt Trailer Hitch # 13555 on your 2008 Honda CR-V are M10 - 1.25 x 30 hex bolts. We actually have replacement hardware available as part # RHK on our site. Simply go to the product page and then select the manufacturer from the drop down menu and input the part 13555 into the hitch number box. I have attached the installation instructions as well as a video that you can reference.
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  • Thule Double Track 990XT Ground Clearance and Length Added to 2009 Honda CR-V
    We actually had the chance to install a Thule DoubleTrack part # TH990XT on a 2009 Honda CR-V just like yours and we found that it had 12 inches of ground clearance at the shank when installed and 18 inches at the rear of the rack. Overall it added 31 inches to the rear of the vehicle. Scraping with this bike rack is not a common issue at all normally.
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  • Replacement Hardware for Curt Trailer Hitch 13555
    The u-bolt included in the hardware for hitch # 13555 is a 7/16 - 14 x 1.75" x 1.00" C-C u-bolt. We do not offer this item alone but you can probably find one locally using those specs. We do offer the complete replacement hardware kit for this hitch as part # RHK. Simply enter that part number on our site and then enter "Curt" and "13555" in the appropriate fields on the RHK page. We will then send a complete exact hardware kit for this hitch.
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  • Determining the Correct Rise or Drop for a Ball Mount
    In order to determine the correct rise or drop for a ball mount, there are some simple measurements that you can take. We actually have an FAQ on this subject which I have linked for you. Just make sure that when you take the measurements, the trailer and the towing vehicle are both on level ground. I have also included a link to our ball mount main page for you.
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  • Does a CURT Trailer Hitch on a 2011 Honda CR-V need to be Torqued a Certain Amount
    Tightening down the CURT Trailer Hitch, # 13555, to the specifications in the instructions, linked for reference, is very important. You do not want to make it too tight or you could contort the hitch or vehicle metal or break a weld nut. Too loose and the hitch will not be safely secured. Lock washers and/or Lock-Tite are used to help hold the nut/bolt in the proper position one it has been correctly torqued according to the instructions and should not be used in place of a torque wrench. The...
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  • How to Determine Correct Ball Mount Rise or Drop for Towing a Trailer with a 17 Inch Coupler Height
    Normally trailer coupler height is around 17 inches, from the ground to the bottom of the coupler, and most hitch manufacturers design their hitches to work with a ball mount that will end up very close to this measurement. I am including a link to an instruction page detailing how to measure for the correct ball mount and how to measure the ball mount. With the Curt Trailer Hitch, item # 13555, for your 2008 Honda CRV the recommended ball mount is the Draw-Tite Ball Mount, item # 2753,...
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  • Is it Better for a Trailer to Be Slightly Nose High or Nose Low When Picking Out Ball Mount
    Getting the trailer as close to level as you have should be just fine. If your only options are to be a tiny bit too high or a tiny bit too low I usually recommend going on the high side since most likely the suspension will compress slightly from the weight of the tongue weight and it will get very close to level. I attached a help article on picking out ball mount rise/drop for you to check out as well.
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  • Curt Class III Trailer Hitch and Wiring for a 2011 Honda CR-V
    There is only 1 Curt Class III trailer hitch for your 2011 Honda CR-V and it is # 13555. You will not have to cut, trim, or drill anything for installation. It isn't all that hidden though but then again none of the available hitches for your CR-V are hidden. If you plan on doing some towing I recommend etrailer ball mount kit # 989900. It comes with 2 ball mounts; one with a 3/4 inch rise or 2 inch drop and one with a 2-3/4 inch rise or 4 inch drop. It also includes a 1-7/8 inch ball,...
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  • Can Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver be Bent That Doesnt Quite Fit 2009 Honda CR-V
    With trailer hitch receivers that have brackets like the Curt # 13555 receiver that you purchased for your 2009 Honda CR-V, it is not uncommon for those brackets to get slightly bent during the whole shipping process. If you wanted to return it there are chances that the replacement could get slightly bent during the whole shipping and delivering process as well. You should be able to bend it back into place and if need be you can use a mallet to assist you. You could take it to a pro...
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  • What Size is the U-Bolt on the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver Part # 13555
    The u-bolt included with the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver part # 13555 is a 7/16-14x1-3/4"x1". We don't offer the u-bolt separately but you can replace it with the entire kit, Replacement Hardware Kit for Trailer Hitches part # RHK.
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  • Installation Instructions for Curt Trailer Hitch 13555 on a 2011 Honda CR-V
    Take a look at the instructions I have linked for Curt trailer hitch # 13555. The torque specs will be located in step 4. I have included a link to a video showing an example installation for you as well. I have also included a link to our help article with hitch installation tips.
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  • How to Measure for the Correct Rise or Drop for a Ball Mount for an EZ Loader Boat Trailer
    We actually have an FAQ article on this exact subject. I have included a link to it for you to view and I will outline it here as well. When measuring for the correct rise or drop you will need, first make sure that vehicle and trailer are parked on level ground. Measure from the ground to the top of the receiver opening. Then measure from the ground to the bottom of the trailer coupler with the trailer level. If the hitch opening is higher, the difference between the two measurements...
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  • Installation of Parts to Tow a Trailer with a 2008 Honda CR-V
    We do have a couple of videos of a hitch and wiring harness being installed onto a 2008 Honda CR-V. I've linked them both to this page for you. The Curt trailer hitch receiver, part # 13555, and wiring harness, part # 118427, are both confirmed to work for you. You also might be interested in our ball mount kit, part # 989900, to complete you towing setup. I've linked our seletion of ball mounts to fit the hitch if you'd like to take a look at others that we offer. I've also attached...
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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch and Trailer Wiring Harness for 2007 Honda CR-V.
    The trailer hitch I recommend for your 2007 Honda CR-V is the Curt Class III Round Tube Trailer Receiver Hitch # 13555. With a 2 inch hitch receiver, this trailer hitch will accept a wide variety of hitch accessories and ball mounts. This trailer hitch has a bolt-on installation that requires not welding or drilling. You will want to check your owner's manual for the towing capacity of your CR-V. Based on my research, the 2007 CR-V has a towing capacity of 1,500 pounds. I have attached...
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  • Does Suspension Sag Need to Be Factored in When Determining Ball Mount Rise/Drop
    Since the goal when picking out the correct rise/drop ball mount is to tow the trailer as level as possible you would want to compensate for sag like you mentioned. 3 inches of sag is quite a bit but you'd need to factor it in when towing if that's what you are experiencing. To combat the sag a great option is the Timbern kit part # TDR1500DS which will fit your 2017 Ram 1500 as long as you don't have factory air suspension.
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  • Recommended Wiring Harness for 2009 Honda CR-V
    We offer the Tow Ready T-1 Harness, part # 118247 for your CR-V. This part is similar to the Curt T Adapter. If your trailer has standard lighting drawing no more than 9.2 amps, the T-1 harness will work just fine for you. When you start adding side marker lights or clearance lights that add up to exceed that 9.2 amp figure, then you will want to go with a hardwired modulite converter like part # 119190KIT. The modulite wires directly into the tail light circuits as well as drawing its...
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  • Hitch Recommendation for a 2008 Honda CR-V
    I have a solution for you, but the part # 13555 fits 2007-2011 Honda CR-Vs so it would not work on your 2013 model. Instead you would need the # C13119 which has been confirmed as a fit.
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  • Trailer Hitch And 4-Bike Carrier For 2011 Honda CR-V
    The trailer hitch you mentioned, part # 13555 is a good fit for your 2011 CR-V. This is a Class lll trailer hitch and it has a 2-inch receiver opening. The bike carrier # TH9056 is also a great fit for your vehicle. This carrier can hold four bikes that weigh up to 37-1/2 lbs each. For added security you can purchase the hitch lock part # THSTL2 that secures the bike carrier to the trailer hitch. If you are planning on carrying bikes with alternative frames like kids bikes or...
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  • Bike Rack for a Class III Trailer Hitch Receiver
    We have many styles of bike rack that will fit the trailer hitch you have selected. The thing to remember when purchasing a bike rack is to stay within the maximum tongue weight rating of the hitch or the vehicle, whichever is lower. I have posted a link below to our bike racks that will fit in the 2 inch receiver. You should also measure the clearance for the upright on the bike rack so that you know it will work with your vehicle, particularly if you have a rear mounted spare or your...
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    As long as the factory trailer hitch on your Subaru Outback is a Class III hitch with a 2 inch receiver opening then you can use any ball mount that allows you to tow the trailer level. I have included a link that explains how to measure for the right rise or drop needed to tow the trailer level. If you have a 1-1/4 inch trailer hitch opening you will need to use the ball mount specified by the hitch manufacturer/Subaru because otherwise it can void the warranty.
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  • How to Pick out a Ball Mount for 2012 Ford F350 with FX4 Off Road Package
    I attached an FAQ article on how to pick out the correct rise/drop ball mount for a towing setup. Since you measured to the bottom of the hitch opening you will want to add 2 inches to that figure since it is recommended to measure to the top of the opening. So that gives you 23 inches minus 16 which gives equals 7. Since we do not carry a 7 inch drop ball mount I would recommend you go with a 6 inch drop like the Draw-Tite Ball Mount # 4282. Once the suspension of your truck compresses...
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  • Is a Taller Weight Distribution Shank Needed to Tow Trailer Level if Ball is Lower than Coupler
    If the trailer does not sit level (which it sounds like it won't) then yes you will need to go with a different shank that will allow the trailer to sit level. Was the trailer sitting level when you took the measurement? Typically we see people needing more drop than rise with WD systems but anything is possible. If the holes on your current shank are 3/4 inch in diameter and 1-1/4 inch apart on center you could go with the Curt shank part # C17123 which has a total of 13-1/4 in shank...
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  • Measuring a 2011 Chevy Tahoe to Get a Ball Mount with the Right Drop to Two Trailer Level
    To determine the amount of rise or drop needed in a ball mount to tow the trailer level there are 2 measurements needed. First make sure the 2011 Chevy Tahoe and the trailer are on level ground. Then measure from the ground to the top of the receiver opening on the vehicle. Next measure from the ground to the bottom of the trailer coupler with the trailer level. If the vehicle is higher the difference is the amount of drop needed. If the trailer is higher the difference is the amount...
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