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etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Matte Black Finish - Class III - 2"

etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Matte Black Finish - Class III - 2"

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This fully welded trailer hitch receiver bolts onto your vehicle's frame with no welding required. Matte black, powder coated steel is durable and corrosion resistant and creates a rugged look. Lowest Prices for the best trailer hitch from etrailer. etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Matte Black Finish - Class III - 2" part number e39AR can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 1-636-306-4830 for expert service.
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etrailer Trailer Hitch - e39AR

  • Class III
  • 2 Inch Hitch
  • 3500 lbs GTW
  • etrailer
  • 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. Matte black, powder coated steel is durable and corrosion resistant and creates a rugged look.


Features:

  • Custom-fit trailer hitch lets you tow a trailer or carry a bike rack or cargo carrier with 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
  • Matte black powder coat finish over protective base coat offers superior rust resistance
  • Stylish, round-tube design
  • Ball mount, pin and clip sold separately
  • Made in the USA
    • Mounting hardware may be imported


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


Rugged, Matte Black Finish

The sturdy steel construction is protected with a matte black finish for added durability. This unique powder coating gives etrailer hitches a carbide-like appearance and a rugged look that sets them apart from traditional glossy hitches. In addition to being rust and corrosion resistant, the tough matte coating hides dirt, scuffs, and dings better than a glossy finish.


Matte Carbide Finish vs Glossy Finish

Matte Carbide Finish vs Glossy Finish

etrailer Technical Support

At etrailer 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.



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Customer Reviews

etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Matte Black Finish - Class III - 2" - e39AR

Average Customer Rating:  3.7 out of 5 stars   (3 Customer Reviews)

This fully welded trailer hitch receiver bolts onto your vehicle's frame with no welding required. Matte black, powder coated steel is durable and corrosion resistant and creates a rugged look.

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Installed on a 2007 CR-V. Great fit and finish, and is more affordable and was easier to install than the other brands in which the bumper needs to be removed. Lori and the whole team have the best customer service/support that I have experienced in years. Thanks!




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2010 Honda CR-V




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Review from a similar Trailer Hitch 13555 in Trailer Hitch


MONEY WELL SPENT! It fits beautifully and holds solid. We got it for our hitch mount bike carrier and it is awesome for carrying our mountain bikes. Thank you so much for making this available.




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Review from a similar Trailer Hitch 13555 in Trailer Hitch


The product was delivered without any kind of packaging, so there are chips in the protective anti-rust coating that go all the way down to the metal. However, I had this same issue with the one I ordered from Home Depot and returned. The fasteners used to attach the U bolt are either too large, or the holes in the hitch receiver are too close together on mine so for anyone about to install this, make sure yours fit before you get everything else attached to the car. I decided to just deal with the issues because this is the second one I?ve ordered and I needed it to move out of state. Overall, I have it attached to a cargo carrier and it seems to do the job. etrailer definitely delivered way faster than Home Depot, but again, with no protective packaging.


Comments
Would you be able to go into more details as to how the U bolts didnt fit? It is important to make sure everything is installed and tightened down to the manufacturers specs for safety.
-- Etrailer Expert Brooke M - 08/04/2022


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Review from a similar Trailer Hitch 13555 in Trailer Hitch


This hitch was easy to install (I did have another helping me to hold things in place) and has worked very well for me. I have a 2007 Honda CR-V and haul a utility trailer (5x8) on it with loads of mulch, my lawn-tractor, and/or bigger things from the hardware store that don't fit in the car. Furthermore, the company seems genuinely interested in keeping customers satisfied by checking in with them before delivery, after, and then even a year after. Good company, good hitch!




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Review from a similar Trailer Hitch 13555 in Trailer Hitch


The detailed product installation videos that etrailer.com has on their website are a big help, and a good reason to buy from them over some other company.




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Review from a similar Trailer Hitch 13555 in Trailer Hitch


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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Review from a similar Trailer Hitch 13555 in Trailer Hitch


It took a bit longer than expected. Muffler removal was tricky, first time doing that. Had my grandson working on it. The hitch was a snug fit but once in place I’m very pleased with it.




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Review from a similar Trailer Hitch 13555 in Trailer Hitch


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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Review from a similar Trailer Hitch 13555 in Trailer Hitch


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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Review from a similar Trailer Hitch 13555 in Trailer Hitch


The hitch was easy to install on my 2011 Honda CR-V
and the quality was great. I would recommend the product to anyone looking for one. If your doing the installation your self I recommend using a silicone spray on the rubber grommets that holds the muffler up, makes it easy to remove them and to install back on.




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Review from a similar Trailer Hitch 13555 in Trailer Hitch


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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Review from a similar Trailer Hitch 13555 in Trailer Hitch


Good quality trailer hitch, and easy installation after cleaning the mounting nuts on my CRV, it took a little longer than expected, I should have purchased the thread cleaning tool.




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Review from a similar Trailer Hitch 13555 in Trailer Hitch


Product arrived quickly, went straight on. Entire project (hitch + wiring kit) finished in <45 min (novice / DIY)




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Review from a similar Trailer Hitch 13555 in Trailer Hitch


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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Review from a similar Trailer Hitch 13555 in Trailer Hitch


Well built and easy to install lined up with no problems! I did need to use a tap with some PB blaster to remove the rust in the bolt holes but I expected that. I would recommend this hitch to anyone! Thank you for a quality product!!




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Review from a similar Trailer Hitch 13555 in Trailer Hitch


Easy to install, but you do need jack to hold hitch if install it by yourself which i did.




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Review from a similar Trailer Hitch 13555 in Trailer Hitch


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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Review from a similar Trailer Hitch 13555 in Trailer Hitch


Item came all scratched up and horrible Customer service will never order from this place again !!


Comments
Oh no! Sorry to hear that! I will send this over right away to our customer service team and see if there is anything we can do to assist you. Thanks for reaching back out!
-- Etrailer Expert Brooke M - 09/02/2022


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Review from a similar Trailer Hitch 13555 in Trailer Hitch


Best trailer hitch ever. I have been very happy with it. Easy install too.




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Review from a similar Trailer Hitch 13555 in Trailer Hitch


etrailer rocks I always buy my hitches here and they arrive before I'm ready to install this one will be easy, but I know if I have any problems they hook it up.




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Review from a similar Trailer Hitch 13555 in Trailer Hitch


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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Review from a similar Trailer Hitch 13555 in Trailer Hitch


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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Review from a similar Trailer Hitch 13555 in Trailer Hitch


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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