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Ball Mount Recommendation for 2016 Ford F-150 Towing Casita Travel Trailer

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We just purchased a 2016 Ford F-150 to replace an older TV for our Casita Travel Trailer. I need to purchase a Class III ball mount and a sway bar attachment. Using your measurement instructions, I calculate that the F-150 receiver is about .875inch higher than the Casita coupler. If I purchase the items I have listed below, Im estimating that I will get about a 1.625inch , for a difference of about .75inch with the Casita being lower than the F-150. Would you please confirm, and also double-check to make sure I have the correct parts? Thanks so much! RP26003 Reese Sway-Control Bracket for 2inch Ball Mounts - Class III and IV - RP26003 C40093 Curt Sway Control Hitch Ball - C40093 2923 Ball Mount 3/4inch Rise or 2inch Drop, 7,500 lbs - 2923 C40020 Hitch Ball with 2inch Diameter and Long Shank - 6,000 lbs Chrome - C40020

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Everything looks good! The Ball Mount part # 2923 will work well for you and gets you close enough to level that the trailer would tow fine. The hitch ball part # C40020 will fit the ball mount, the bracket part # RP26003 fits the ball mount, and the ball # C40093 will fit that.

You didn't mention a sway control unit though. For that the part # 83660 would work great. It comes with the smaller hitch ball as well.

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