Towing Starter Kit with Plastic Storage Case for 2" Receivers by Draw-Tite®. 6000 lbs GTW, 8-1/2" Length, 2" Drop, 3/4" Rise Black Ball Mount with 2" Chrome Hitch Ball and Hitch Lock. These ball mounts fit an industry-standard receiver hitch mount. Simply choose the correct-rated and correct-sized ball to match. Lifetime warranty.
- Fits standard square receiver tube opening
- Mounts are powdercoated black over e-coat, unless marked otherwise
- Fabricated from steel tubing or solid bar stock, depending on weight rating
- All welds MIG welded for strength and security
- Close tolerances to reduce rattle in receiver
- Available different overall lengths for correct clearance from bumper
You'll need to choose your ball mount carefully. The most important consideration is the weight of the trailer you'll be towing, followed closely by the GTW (Gross Towing Weight) of your tow vehicle. Be certain that every single component – receiver, ball mount, and ball – on your vehicle is rated to tow the biggest trailer you'll ever tow. (Don't forget that odds are, eventually someone is going to ask you to tow their trailer, not yours. Their big, heavy trailer.) We recommend rating the ball mount and ball to match the maximum towing capacity of your vehicle, not the weight of the trailer you want to tow today.
Choose a ball mount that will make your trailer as level as possible when the hitch is coupled. You may need a mount with some drop or rise, depending on the trailer and tow vehicle's relative heights. Don't forget to account for the tow vehicle squatting when it takes the weight of the trailer on the hitch.
Remember to keep the ball mount as short as feasible, because the further the ball is behind the rear axle, the more the trailer will steer the tow vehicle on a windy day. Also, the further back the ball is, the more the tongue weight of the trailer will push down your rear suspension.40.85Brand: Draw-Tite Part Number: 40565 UPC: 742512405651
Draw-Tite is the premier brand of custom trailer hitches. Established in 1946 and created with a passion for outstanding performance the brand has come to represent one of the best custom fit vehicle products available today. Each hitch design must pass rigorous testing to become TESTED TOUGH™. The addition of increased tongue weight capacity and an all new accessory pairing guide make the Draw-Tite brand your best choice for years of dependable service.
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