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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 e98850 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 1-800-940-8924 for expert service.
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etrailer Trailer Hitch - e98850

  • Class III
  • 2 Inch Hitch
  • 5000 lbs GTW
  • Concealed Cross Tube
  • etrailer
  • 500 lbs TW
  • 5500 lbs WD GTW
  • Custom Fit Hitch
  • 550 lbs WD TW

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
  • Sturdy, square-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: 5,000 lbs
      • Maximum GTW when used with weight distribution: 5,500 lbs
    • Maximum tongue weight: 500 lbs
      • Maximum TW when used with weight distribution: 550 lbs
  • 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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etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Matte Black Finish - Class III - 2" - e98850

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (376 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.

by:

Installed today Video instructions were flawless Will install the light kit tomorrow So here’s the skinny. I’m 59 yo, it was 98 degrees out today, and I finished in a couple hours with the help of a floor jack. I would absolutely recommend an extra set of hands and a lift if available. But hey if I can crawl around on the concrete so can you



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Toyota Tacoma

Overall the product was fairly straight forward to install and is very sturdy. I give the Hitch 4-stars because I struggled to actually get the last of 4 bolts to bolt to the frame. I am not entirely sure that it was slightly misaligned or that that the bolting one side causes the hitch to sit a little lower on the opposite side until all bolts are tightened up. Overall a great hitch for the Tacoma. I have towed slightly more than the Tacoma is supposed to tow on a utility trailer without problems.



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2015 Toyota Tacoma

This was less money so I got it being that it was rated for the same towing and weight as the other hitches .
The instructions and hardware that all came in the box were on point . The ears were slightly bent inward and I was told by customer service that it’s normal - the steel needs to flex with the truck or it would break . I don’t know about trucks flexing but when the customer service agent told me - bend it out and if you ruin it ... we have your back and will send a new one out right away .... man , I bent it with my floor Jack and a pipe ... took like 10 minutes for me to cut a pipe and get the Jack and hitch lined up all by myself ... once that was done man this thing fell into place ! All good , easy as a bolt on part can be . I have no lift ... I installed it alone laying on my back in my garage so it’s possible for sure for anyone to do if you have some mechanical skills . A partner would have been awesome .... but it’s done and I’m happy with the hitch . The bracket that braces the receiver is a rectangle steel plate . I am not happy with the sharp corners on that plate , so I’ll be just barely hitting them with a file and some touch up paint or something to protect the steel . No big deal at all .
The fact that I had to bend it and file it are the only reasons it got 1 less star . As for how it works towing , I should be towing at some point soon so I can update . I would buy this again for sure at this point .


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One year on this hitch and it’s fine . All good still . No complaints whatsoever
Scott - 01/03/2022
Comments
It’s been a year now , and I will say that this hitch was a kick ass purchase . I felt like an idiot having a Tacoma without a hitch on it , like not even worth having a truck unless I can tow a trailer . I out the hitch on and really it’s just been a great purchase . I have absolutely no complaints . I was kind of worried about installing it myself …. And just said f- it I gotta have a hitch ! I just took my time and it was no big deal . I highly recommend it .
Scott - 01/03/2022

by:

Got this hitch a year ago to mount a hitch-mounted bike rack on the back of my pickup - installation was very easy, and the hitch continues to be in excellent shape.



by:

Perfect fit, able to install by myself by supporting the trailer hitch receiver with a jack and blocking. My only trouble was loosening the old rusty mounting bolts on my 10 year old salt-encrusted truck



by: 04/29/2022

I am very happy with my item . It fit p erfect



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The installation is simple and straightforward. It does not take long, except if you're bumper mount bracket bolts are heavily corroded. My bolts were very hard to remove due to rust, and it added significant time to the installation. I definitely recommend this receiver, I am a big fan of the matte black finish



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A year later I've been able to haul a sailboat, canoes, the camper, lumber, most of the contents of my house, mulch, topsoil......,I love my hitch
purc and how easy it was to purchase and install!



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2014 Ford Edge

Hitch was delivered in just a couple of days. Very pleased with this prompt delivery. It fit and installed as it should with no surprises. Very well built and all hardware needed for the install was included. The price had an edge on other hitches I had looked at. I recommend etrailer and I will use them again.



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One year follow-up: The product works as advertised. No problems at all over the last year. Installation was simple and straight forward. You can install this by yourself; however, I recommend you get and extra set of hands. One person to hold the hitch level while do a final tightening of the mounting bolts. Overall I'm very happy with the product.



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2012 Toyota Tacoma

The ordering process was easy and fast, the price was reasonable, the product arrived quickly and I installed it that evening in about an hour. The fit was very precise and all predrilled holes lined up perfectly. All parts needed were included. Nothing was missing.



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2007 Toyota Tacoma

Great product! Fast and timely shipping. Only issue is side brackets flexed due to shipping and it was short by a 1/4 inch for me to bolt on frame. Resolved it by using a bottle jack and 2x4 and flexed the side brackets out to the correct fit. Very sturdy and strong and secure to pull my 21 ft boat.



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Good, solid hitch. Easy install.



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2007 Toyota Tacoma
Would have giving
it 5 starts but one side was bent during shipping. About 3 good hits with a dead blow and straighten it out. Installation wasn't bad but I had a car lift to work with. Time it took I can't say for sure but took 3 hr total to install wiring harness-hitch-step bars and bull bumper by myself.



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Receiver fit under truck frame precisel y.



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Easy install, quality material.



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2015 Toyota Tacoma

Not suitable for at home installation.
I
was so excited to finally have a trailer hitch. Fit this onto my car and the brackets aren’t wide enough for the frame, even though it’s the correct part number. I’ll have to either grind it down or bend the brackets.


Comments
Thank you for your review. It sounds like the hitch brackets flexed out of place during shipping. I do not recommend to modify the hitch, it is easy to flex back into place. I have attached a link for assistance.
-- Etrailer Expert Heather A - 06/07/2021

by:
2008 Toyota Tacoma

Fast delivery. Easy fit up. Excellent construction quality and value. Would buy from etrailer.com again without hesitation.



by:

Fit was good. Looks great. The shims closest to the bumper were a little tough to get in due to limited clearance. Maybe tack in place in the factory?



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width tolerances were off and we had chamfer the hitch to get it started. would of been no problem if vehicle was on a lift and not working off ground. fits great took us 2 hours


Comments
It sounds like your hitch was a bit flexed. This is fixable with some tips found in this help article:
-- Etrailer Expert Sierra K - 09/27/2021

by:

Easy to install and they have a video online to make things more clear. Didn't even need to lift the vehicle. Recommend having a friend help when you slide it onto the frame and line it up because when we first put it on it didn't line up right (even with a friend) and I thought it wasn't going to fit. Took it back off and slid it back on and it lined up perfect. It looks great, feels great, and I will be using etrailer for years to come. Awesome product from you guys!



by:
2015 Toyota Tacoma

Very good instructions to follow for the installation process. Quality product.



by:

It is a nice hitch built good and looks good. I knocked of one star because it was a little bent.
That made it difficult to install.
I give the etrailer site a 5 star. I have ordered lots of stuff from them. always great service and nice video's to help your installation.


Comments
Thank you for your review. For more information about flex hitch, click the help article below:
-- Etrailer Expert Sierra K - 06/18/2021

by:

Very reasonably priced, high quality product, received within 7 days of order. Install went exactly according to instructions with no problems at all. VERY SATISFIED !!



by:

This is a great product that was super easy to install. I had it wired up in less than an hour. Anyone could install this wiring harness.


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