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Andersen Rapid Hitch Trailer Hitch
Andersen Rapid Hitch Trailer Hitch


 
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Andersen Rapid Hitch Trailer Hitch

The Original Rapid Hitch trailer hitch is the revolutionary aluminum adjustable ball mount trailer hitch that has taken the drop hitch world by storm. It's called 'Rapid Hitch" for a reason! There are no other adjustable ball mounts that are more versatile or easier to use than the Rapid Hitch. Its adjustability allows you to tow easily and safely by keeping your trailer parallel to the ground, maintaining a more stable towing experience. When only the best will do...you need the Rapid Hitch. The easiest to use and most versatile ball mount system available today.

Vehicle Accessories carries the Andersen Rapid Hitch Trailer Hitch. Stop by any of our locations in Flint, Bay City, Clarkston and Lansing or call us Toll Free at 1-866-820-2119 for pricing and availability. If you don't see a product that you were looking for, please give us a call so that we may assist you.
Features
The rack of every Rapid Hitch is made of an aluminum super alloy that will NEVER RUST!* The aluminum looks great by itself, so there is no need for paint or chrome that can chip and peel. To keep the shine, you simply need to polish the hitch from time to time and you will have a high gloss surface that looks brand new.

Another benefit to this aluminum super alloy trailer hitch is that it is light and surprisingly strong. It only weighs 15 lbs. with the greaseless ball option making it easy to handle and adjust. It is V5 certified with a strength rating of 10,000 lbs. and 1,500 tongue weight with the 2-5/16" steel ball. The Rapid Hitch is built for the long haul...the real world where ease of use and strength really count.

The Rapid Hitch is available in three drop hitch sizes - the 4" drop/rise, the 6" drop/rise, and a full 10" drop. The 10" drop is recommended for lifted vehicles and has adjustment options from approximately 4" of drop to the full 10" drop. The standard 6" drop/rise is designed to fit all factory standard pick-up trucks. However, Andersen has discovered that in some instances the standard Rapid Hitch might drag on the ground in a dip, so they have added the SUV Rapid Hitch to help eliminate this situation. The shorter SUV Rapid Hitch works best with most light trucks, ½ ton trucks, and SUVs. A quick and easy way to judge what size drop you need is to measure from the ground up to the inside top of your 2" receiver tube. If the measurement is 20" or less - the 4" drop is for you. If the measurement is between 20" and 24" you need the 6" drop. If you measure more than 24" you will need the 10" drop. The tongue heights of your trailers and the suspension on your truck play a part, but in most cases these measurements will give you what you need. If you are unsure, please take your truck to your local dealer for advice.

The Rapid Hitch multi-ball system is the perfect drop hitch for anyone who tows multiple trailers. You can flip the double ball over, change the drop to a rise, or adjust the height of the drop all by simply removing the hitch pin and putting it back in place. With the easy height adjustment ball mounts you can make sure you are keeping your trailer level. With the 2" and 2 5/16" ball combo, you cover most trailers on the road today. Andersen also has a combination ball that includes the 1 7/8" and 2" ball. Each of the 3 common ball sizes (1-7/8", 2" & 2-5/16") are available individually if desired.

The Original Rapid Hitch is a "low maintenance" trailer hitch, not a "no maintenance" product. Although aluminum will not corrode like steel, road grime and salt is not your friend. Wash your Rapid Hitch just as you would your tow vehicle. Be sure to remove it from your receiver and wash it there too. If you have a lock pin, make sure to cycle it occasionally to ensure proper and smooth function. Wash and dry locks occasionally. It is easiest to maintain the appearance of the Rapid Hitch through regular care, but if you wish to restore that "out of the box shine," simply buff it with your favorite aluminum polish and it will gleam like new.

  • All Rapid Hitch sizes have a 10,000 lb. GTWR and 1,500 lb. tongue weight - limited by ball capacity.
  • Standard double ball features 2" & 2-5/16" balls.
  • 3 Models available: the SUV 4" drop/rise, the 6" drop/rise, and the 10" drop.
  • The standard Rapid Hitch has 11" over-all vertical adjustment on a 6" rise or drop.
  • All Rapid Hitch sizes adjust in 1" increments.
  • Fully tested and cerified by an independent lab.
  • Fits a 2" standard receiver hitch. Sleeve required for 2-1/2" receivers (part #3800)
  • Many optional balls available including:
    • 1-7/8" x 2" combo
    • 1-7/8" single ball
    • 2" single ball
    • 2 5/16" single ball
  • All ball sizes are available in zinc plated steel or greaseless aluminum.
  • Light Weight...yet extremely strong.
  • Anti-theft keyed locking pins available.
*Each Greaseless Rapid Hitch model features 100% aluminum alloy combo balls, while the non-Greaseless models ship with plated steel combo balls.

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