How big is a Class IV trailer hitch?

We again step up the weight capacities with Class IV hitches. Like Class III hitches, Class IV hitches typically have 2″ x 2″ receivers. However, they come with an even beefier weight capacity (up to 12,000 lbs GTW). Class IV hitches have 2″ x 2″ wide receiver openings.

How does a Class I trailer hitch receiver work?

Manufacturers accomplish this by placing a stopper in the back of Class I hitch receivers so that drawbars and accessory shanks can only slide into the trailer hitch opening up to that point. On hitch accessories designed for Class II trailer hitches, the shank that slides into the hitch opening is longer.

Where can I get a trailer hitch installed?

Buy any of the parts above online or schedule a hitch system installation or free towing inspection at a U-Haul location near you. U-Haul is North America’s #1 hitch installer. With over 1,500 install locations, we can guarantee you’ll find a location near you.

What are the best brands of trailer hitches?

You get to choose a hitch from leading brands like: Curt, Draw-Tite, B&W, REESE, and Hidden Hitch. We also have an extensive selection of ball mounts, hitch balls, wiring, trailer accessories and other towing components to help you get on the road and towing.

What kind of Trailer Hitch do you need for a camper?

If you want to tow a camper, you’re best off sticking with at least a Class III hitch. Since this is the most common hitch size, you have way more options for everything from trailers to bike racks to cargo carriers. Class III hitches have 2″ x 2″ wide receiver openings.

Do you need a WDH for a trailer hitch?

If your trailer hitch sticker says 12,500 lbs when using a weight distribution hitch (WDH) then yes, you will need to use a WDH. Keep in mind that you’ll also need to stay within the limits of your pickup as well. If your pickup isn’t rated for 12,000 lbs then you’ll only be able to safely tow what the truck is rated for. 79035

What kind of Trailer Hitch does a Chevy Silverado have?

Only 1 left in stock – order soon. . Rigid Hitch Class 4 Trailer Hitch (R3-0860) 1999-2013 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra Pickups with Factory OEM Bumper and Brackets (excluding SS Models) with a 42″ Wide Frame. . . Usually ships within 1 to 2 months.