Ball Mounts

Ball Mount Classes

Class I Ball Mounts

Sportframe Drawbar 2-1/8" Rise or 2-3/4" Drop 2000# KitWhen towing with a Class I trailer hitch, the Class I ball mount that is recommended by the manufacturer should be used. All Class I trailer hitches are tested and rated with the specific ball mount for that hitch. Using a ball mount that is not recommended by the manufacturer will void the warranty.

  • Has a 1-1/4″ x 1-1/4″ shank
  • Class II ball mounts will not fit on Class I trailer hitches
  • Held in place with a 1/2″ pin
  • Uses ball with a 3/4″ shank diameter
  • Rated for 2,000 lbs GTW
  • Only 1-7/8″ or 2″ hitch balls can be used

Class II Ball Mounts

Class II Drawbar 5" Rise (Kit)When towing with a Class II trailer hitch, the ball mount that is recommended by the manufacturer should be used. All Class II trailer hitches are tested and rated with the specific ball mount for that hitch. Using a ball mount that is not recommended by the manufacturer will void the warranty.

  • Has a 1-1/4″ x 1-1/4″ shank
  • Class II ball mounts will not fit on Class I trailer hitches
  • Held in place with a 1/2″ pin
  • Uses ball with a 3/4″ shank diameter
  • Rated for 3,500 lbs GTW
  • Only 1-7/8″ or 2″ hitch balls can be used

Class III Ball Mounts

Ball Mount 2-3/4" Rise or 4" Drop, 6,000 lbsClass III ball mounts and hitches are rated to tow up to 6,000 lbs GTW. Class III ball mounts will work with trailer hitches that have a 2″ x 2″ opening. The GTW and TW of the ball mount should match or exceed the trailer hitch.

  • Has a 2″ x 2″ shank
  • Held in place with a 5/8″ pin
  • Uses ball with a 1″ or 1-1/4″ shank diameter
  • Rated for up to 6,000 lbs GTW
  • Can use a 1-7/8″, 2″ or 2-5/16″ hitch ball
  • Can accommodate weight distribution system, which will allow you to tow more weight

Class IV Ball Mounts

Forged Ball Mount 1" Rise or 2" Drop, 12,000 lbsClass IV ball mounts and hitches are rated to tow up to 12,000 lbs GTW. Class IV ball mounts will work with trailer hitches that have a 2″ x 2″ opening. The GTW and TW of the ball mount should match or exceed the trailer hitch.

  • Has a 2″ x 2″ shank
  • Held in place with a 5/8″ pin
  • Uses ball with a 1-1/4″ shank diameter
  • Rated for up to 12,000 lbs GTW
  • Can use a 1-7/8″, 2″ or 2-5/16″ hitch ball
  • Can accomodate weight distribution system, which will allow you to tow more weight

Class V Ball Mounts

Self-Locking, Adjustable, Aluminum Ball Mount - 2 Balls, 2-1/2" Shank, 5" Rise - 4" DClass V ball mounts and hitches are typically rated to tow 12,000 GTW. Class V ball mounts will work with trailer hitches with a 2-1/2″ x 2-1/2″ opening. When towing with Class V receiver hitches, the GTW and TW of the ball mount should match or exceed the receiver hitch.

  • Has a 2-1/2″ x 2-1/2″ shank
  • Held in place with a 5/8″ pin
  • Use a ball with a 1-1/4″ shank diameter
  • Rated for up to 14,000 lbs GTW
  • Can use a 1-7/8″, 2″, or 2-5/16″ ball
  • Can accomodate weight distribution system, which will allow you to tow more weight