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Arick

Adjustable Stainless Hitch

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Arick

Looking to get an adjustable trailer hitch so that I don't have to buy another.  Looked a few old threads and they were specific to how much drop was needed.  I just want something that could accommodate future vehicle upgrades.  I doubt I'd ever get anything with a huge lift.  So I would need something that can be adjustable.  

I was looking at this one below.  I was wondering what others had experience with and what they liked and didn't like?

https://www.amazon.com/Andersen-Manufacturing-3410-Aluminum-Rapid/dp/B002XLBMZQ/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1366242415&sr=8-2&keywords=adjustable+hitch

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oldjeep
4 minutes ago, Arick said:

Looking to get an adjustable trailer hitch so that I don't have to buy another.  Looked a few old threads and they were specific to how much drop was needed.  I just want something that could accommodate future vehicle upgrades.  I doubt I'd ever get anything with a huge lift.  So I would need something that can be adjustable.  

I was looking at this one below.  I was wondering what others had experience with and what they liked and didn't like?

https://www.amazon.com/Andersen-Manufacturing-3410-Aluminum-Rapid/dp/B002XLBMZQ/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1366242415&sr=8-2&keywords=adjustable+hitch

I've had one since 2003 which is on my current truck.  I've got the same size but it has the greaseless alumiballs. 

https://www.amazon.com/Rapid-Hitch-Greaseless-AlumiBall-Combo/dp/B006UH59D0/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1478360396&sr=8-2&keywords=3405+andersen+hitch

Been flawless as far as the hitch goes, only issue I've had is with the pin locks.  My.02, if you want locks you are kind of stuck with their adjustment lock so use it, pack the keyhole full of anti-seize and black tape the cap on.  For the hitch lock the Master hitch locks seems to survive really well.  Also had to replace one of the black caps after a dog chewed it off the hitch at the dog park ;) 

 

BTW, they are aluminum not stainless

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Arick
8 minutes ago, oldjeep said:

I've had one since 2003 which is on my current truck.  I've got the same size but it has the greaseless alumiballs. 

https://www.amazon.com/Rapid-Hitch-Greaseless-AlumiBall-Combo/dp/B006UH59D0/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1478360396&sr=8-2&keywords=3405+andersen+hitch

Been flawless as far as the hitch goes, only issue I've had is with the pin locks.  My.02, if you want locks you are kind of stuck with their adjustment lock so use it, pack the keyhole full of anti-seize and black tape the cap on.  For the hitch lock the Master hitch locks seems to survive really well.  Also had to replace one of the black caps after a dog chewed it off the hitch at the dog park ;) 

 

BTW, they are aluminum not stainless

What do you mean by greaseless alumiballs.  Apparently I need to do some reading!  

I knew they were aluminum... :whistle:

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oldjeep

They just have a plastic cap on the balls so that you don't have to grease the ball. It reduces the load rating somewhat compared to the regular ball but is still good for plenty of weight. They are sacrificial but don't wear much unless your trailer coupler is pretty rough.

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19 minutes ago, oldjeep said:

I've had one since 2003 which is on my current truck.  I've got the same size but it has the greaseless alumiballs. 

https://www.amazon.com/Rapid-Hitch-Greaseless-AlumiBall-Combo/dp/B006UH59D0/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1478360396&sr=8-2&keywords=3405+andersen+hitch

Been flawless as far as the hitch goes, only issue I've had is with the pin locks.  My.02, if you want locks you are kind of stuck with their adjustment lock so use it, pack the keyhole full of anti-seize and black tape the cap on.  For the hitch lock the Master hitch locks seems to survive really well.  Also had to replace one of the black caps after a dog chewed it off the hitch at the dog park ;) 

 

BTW, they are aluminum not stainless

+1

It's been great and definitely high quality; worth the $$$.  The hitch won't be the limiting factor to your towing capacity with this one.  Greaseless below:

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That Guy

I also have the one in your link. Last hitch you'll ever buy.

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