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Frequently asked questions
WILL THIS FIT ALL COUPLER STYLES?
Yes, there is enough clearance space on the adjustable piece for all coupler styles to fit all three hitch ball sizes.
CAN YOU TOW WITH JUST ONE HITCH BALL INSTALLED?
Yes, the 3-ball system is completely independent and interchangeable. You can tow with one or two balls installed.
HOW DO YOU LOCK THE BALL INTO THE ADJUSTABLE PIECE?
There are two hitch ball pins that are inserted on the inside of the adjustable section that slide completely through the center of the ball until they are flush to the other end of the adjustable section. Download installation sheet here.
DOES IT COME WITH A STORAGE BOX?
There are select models that come with a carrying case. They are found in retail stores only.
ARE HITCH PINS INCLUDED?
Yes, each model comes with two keyed-alike locking hitch pins and a standard pin to secure the hitch mount to your vehicle and prevent theft.
WHAT IS THE TONGUE WEIGHT RATING?
The maximum weight resting on the trailer tongue should be no more than 10% of ball rating (if the ball is rated at 12,000 lbs. the tongue weight should not exceed 1,200 lbs.)
WHAT ARE THE GROSS TRAILER WEIGHT RATINGS OF EACH HITCH BALL THAT IS INCLUDED?
1-7/8” ball: 5,000 lb. GTWR
2” ball: 7,500 lb. GTWR
2-5/16” ball: 12,000 lb. GTWR
WHAT IS THE RECEIVER HITCH SIZE?
The receiver hitch size for our standard models is 2” receivers. We have a 2.5” receiver option for oversized trucks (Model# UT625810 & UT653910)
CAN IT BE TURNED TO USE IT TO RAISE THE HITCH LOWER?
Yes, you can turn the drop piece to a rise position
CAN THIS BE REVERSED FOR STORAGE? MEANING BALLS UNDER HITCH POST INSTEAD OF BEHIND IT?
Yes, you can turn the drop under the hitch, so it doesn’t stick out of the receiver.
IS THIS UNIT AVAILABLE IN STAINLESS STEEL FOR USE IN A SALT-WATER ENVIRONMENT?
We have a premium 6” drop all stainless-steel version with stainless steel hitch balls and locks and black anodized aluminum. Model #UT623800
CAN I BUY REPLACEMENT HITCH BALLS AND LOCKS?
Yes, you can call our customer service phone line at 1-800-545-9633 or email us at email@example.com and we can help you get new hitch balls or locks ordered.
WILL THE LOCKING PIN FIT A 2.5″ RECEIVER?
If you use an adaptor, the locking pins will fit on your 2.5” receiver. If you don’t want to use an adaptor, we also have a 2.5” receiver option for oversized trucks (Model# UT625810 & UT653910)
WHERE ARE ALUMA-TOW PRODUCTS MANUFACTURED?
Aluma-Tow hitches are made in China to Uriah’s strict specifications and design.
I HAVE INSTALLED AN AFTER-MARKET ACCESSORY ON MY RECEIVER TUBE. WILL THE ALUMA-TOW HITCH FIT MY VEHICLE?
WHAT ARE THE DIMENSIONS OF THE ALUMA-TOW PRODUCTS?
For detailed diagrams showing product dimensions, please click or tap here.
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