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  5. 3500 lbs GTW
  6. Concealed Cross Tube
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 e98859 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-1624 for expert service.
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etrailer Trailer Hitch - e98859

  • Class III
  • 2 Inch Hitch
  • 3500 lbs GTW
  • etrailer
  • Concealed Cross Tube
  • 350 lbs TW
  • 4000 lbs WD GTW
  • Custom Fit Hitch
  • 400 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: 3,500 lbs
      • Maximum GTW when used with weight distribution: 4,000 lbs
    • Maximum tongue weight: 350 lbs
      • Maximum TW when used with weight distribution: 400 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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Customer Reviews

etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Matte Black Finish - Class III - 2" - e98859

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (106 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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1991 Jeep Wrangler

i had to rem out the holds on the jeep they didn't line up and made them larger to 1/2 " in stead of 3/8 for a hitch. the bolts looked to small i went to get 1/2". it was heavy so it should be well build, the welds looked good. the power coating was excellent to me.i would go with next size for 1/2" bolts size,it might give you a little extra room for adjustment. THANK YOU !!


Comments
Thank you for the review! It sounds like your hitch got flexed in transit. I attached an article with tips and tricks on how to straighten out a bent or flexed hitch. I hope this helps!
-- Etrailer Expert Brooke M - 09/14/2021


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Install was a bit painful due to the way the Jeep bumperettes bolt to the rear frame with poor access to the bolt heads, but that's not the receiver's fault. Once installed, it's been perfect for hauling bikes and towing a small utility trailer. No flexing or other issues.



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Good strong number. Fast shipping. Very happy.


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Fantastic
Darlene - 05/07/2021


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1995 Jeep Wrangler

The Jeep Wrangler hitch ordered was just received and has not yet been installed although it seems it will be a perfect fit and was packed with the highest of quality and thoughtfulness! Received in perfect condition and was manufactured with highest degree of precision!



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Easy in stall, put factory bumper nubs back on. I like the product.


Comments
No problems at all, thumbs up here
Jeff s - 05/12/2020


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Easy to order looks great bolt holes lined right up and I have used it several times a GREAT product at a great price I would definitely recommend this product.



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1990 Jeep Wrangler

Great product. Very fast service. Ordered on a Sunday and received on Wednesday!



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1990 Jeep Wrangler

EXCEPTIONAL service and product!! I asked for delayed delivery so someone would be there to receive. They couldnt be more accommodating. I couldnt believe how well it was boxed! All hardware and instructions were included. I had ordered this hitch 2 weeks earlier but had to cancel the next day due to vehicle unavailability. The people could not have been more pleasant and helpful! Re- ordering 2 weeks later was a pleasure as they pulled it up on the screen. This is one professional outfit, folks. Dont even think about going anywhere else!!!



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Jeep Wrangler

this has been a very good hitch, towing a 2500 pound boat motor And trailer rigwith my older jeep wrangler, and the light hook up was very simple and straight forward , very good clear instructions It takes less than an hour and a half to put it on, and another 30 minutes to attach the wiring harness no big deal, nothing tricky about it. My budget is limited so this was a life saver as well as money saver, thankyou for your products I will be buying more.Joel



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Fit like a glove. The two 7/16-14 bolts on the underside needed to be cleaned and tapped out as they were never used and 21 years of driving left the holes a tad clogged. Suggest having a thread reamer or tap for those 2 underside holes . The threaded holes on the face were already being used for the U bumpers , no problem ,remove and put in new bolts provided to mount hitch. I have made several purchases from E-trailer over the last five or six years, all of them had one thing in common, PLEASE THE CUSTOMER.I,ll still shop around towing stuff, but it always comes back to these guys



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Half hour install



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Product was shipped immediately and exactly as advertised. Great service. Will do business with them again.



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Product was as described and installation was just as described. Even put the hoop bumpers back on and you hardly notice the hitch. Also was able to use the bolts that came with the hitch and did not need longer ones to reuse the bumpers. Great experience all round with E-Trailer and will use them again.



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This hitch is very well made I would recommend it to anyone. Etrailer is an excellent company and I buy from them often. Hitch arrived ahead of schedule.



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Took me maybe 30 minutes to install.. hardest part is the inner bolts.. i used a magnetized socket, a wobble and an extension to hold the nut on the backside since there isnt much finger room.. hope my headache saves you some minutes..



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This was as good as it was described. It did not require any drilling and was very easy to install. I was absolutely Happy that it was as easy as it was described. I would recommend this to anyone who needs a receiver. Etrailer is an exceptional company and shipment was free and arrived at my house within 4 days. Great Service.



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Jeep Wrangler

Hitch works great. The installation was fairly easy after I needed to cut all the bolts holding the existing bumpers with a grinder on my '88 Jeep Wrangler. E-trailer delivery was fast and someone kept updating me on the shipping progress.



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1994 Jeep Wrangler

Easy-peasy.



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The product does look like what ordered however the package was open when it was delivered and part of the hitch was out of the box, it doesn't look to be damaged or missing any parts.



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Jeep

Trailer hitch for husband's jeep My husband recently purchased a 1993 Jeep as a weekend toy. It did not have a hitch for him to haulk his other toy (4-wheeler and trailer). After looking at several choices, I purchased a class III hitch and wiring system for him as a Christmas present. I received email confirming my order as well as another email letting me know that it had been shipped.The item arrived QUICKLY and was packaged securely. The installation was just as easy as described. Wiring details were a breeze. Excellent product and service from a company that I purchase from again!! (Husband is already looking for a cargo carrier as a Valentine's Day gift!)



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1994 Jeep Wrangler

The trail hitch is great but on the jeep there was a gas tank and guard in the way of getting to the nuts to loosen. But got in on.



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This was my first time ordering from etrailer.com but I will be back. Service was great and delivery was much faster than I expected.



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As indicated, the hitch went on 'without a hitch' other than my hands were too big to get the nuts started, at least I did not have to put a wrench on them once I did manage to get them on. It looks great and I am excited to now have the capability to tow my small utility trailer and perhaps get a bike rack for the hitch. Thanks etrailer, for the fast service and complete shipping.



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This receiver is entirely satisfactory. The problems encountered were not with the product, but rather involved rusted up threads in the mounting points on the frame - extensive cleanout and rethreading finally completed the installation.



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Product was exactly as advertised. The video made installation quick. The item is made from heavy steel and looks of good quality. The wiring harness installed easily without any problems. I was very pleased with the quick delivery, quality of item and ease of installation. It was a turn-key job. Thanks. I will recommend. I would send a picture, but I had the trailer hitch installed before I thought about doing a before and after picture.


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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch for 1992 Jeep Wrangler YJ
    I know exactly what you need! I recommend using the etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Matte Black Finish - Class III - 2" which has a durable matte black powder coating that will hide nicks, dirt and blemishes much better than the glossy black finish that some other hitches have. This hitch has a 2" receiver and will mount to the rear of your YJ without any drilling required. If you need to also replace your trailer wiring harness on your 1992 YJ, I recommend using the Tekonsha...
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  • Will a Bike Rack Mounted on the etrailer Hitch # e98859 be Able to Clear My Rear Bumper on a 1994 YJ
    Since the etrailer Trailer Hitch Receiver # e98859 installs flush with the bumper of your 1994 Jeep YJ, you will not have any tire clearance issues as long as the shank length of the bike rack is longer than the distance between the center of the hitch's pinhole to the outside edge of your spare tire. With your boat trailer, you shouldn't have an issue unless you have a boat trailer with a boat winch attached to it. One creative way to measure whether you have enough shank length on...
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  • Why Doesn't the Bolt on My Etrailer Hitch # e98859 Fit the Bolt Brackets?
    I'm sorry to hear about the trouble that you have with the installation! From the looks of the picture, it looks like the bracket of the # e98859 does not completely line up with the hold on your frame. To fix this issue, one of the best solutions is to readjust the bolt/bracket on the opposite end in order to clear up some room on the hole in the picture. It might take a bit of making small adjustments to get both the bolts to fit the holes. Also, if you are having trouble inserting...
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