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Old 06-08-2015, 10:24 AM   #1
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The ball I have is 2 5/8. I can't find my manual just now but I believe that is what is stated there and is the ball on the anti sway hitch I have. I needed to move the trailer from storage lot to my house and had to buy a ball and bar at the store. They only had a multi bar with the biggest size 2 5/16. It got me home and was much easier to hook up. Is this safe or was I taking a big chance. Thanks
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Old 06-08-2015, 10:30 AM   #2
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The right size ball for most travel trailer is 2 5/16, never heard or seen a 2 5/8 hitch ball...

http://www.etrailer.com/faq-hitch-ball.aspx
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The ball I have is 2 5/8. I can't find my manual just now but I believe that is what is stated there and is the ball on the anti sway hitch I have. I needed to move the trailer from storage lot to my house and had to buy a ball and bar at the store. They only had a multi bar with the biggest size 2 5/16. It got me home and was much easier to hook up. Is this safe or was I taking a big chance. Thanks
Are you sure of this. Most RV's are 2 and 5/16th. Not sure I have heard of a 2 and 5/8th.
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Unsafe at any speed. I would not recommend you do that again.
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Old 06-08-2015, 10:39 AM   #5
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I'm with the other two, 2 5/8 would be a non standard size. 2 5/16 is standard.
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I'm with the other two, 2 5/8 would be a non standard size. 2 5/16 is standard.
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Never heard of a 2 5/8"

But that doesn't mean it doesn't exist
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Old 06-08-2015, 04:45 PM   #7
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I have seen and used the 3 common ones 1 7/8, 2 , 2 5/16 never heard of a 2 5/8 . Have heard of a 3 inch ball. But I don`t claim to know everything.
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Old 06-08-2015, 05:05 PM   #8
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The ball I have is 2 5/8. I can't find my manual just now but I believe that is what is stated there and is the ball on the anti sway hitch I have. I needed to move the trailer from storage lot to my house and had to buy a ball and bar at the store. They only had a multi bar with the biggest size 2 5/16. It got me home and was much easier to hook up. Is this safe or was I taking a big chance. Thanks
If you are using the Ball for your (2012 F/R Toyhauler) your Hitch is (2-5/16 Dia)! Youroo!!
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Old 06-08-2015, 08:05 PM   #9
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Hey thanks. I have to double check the size of the ball on my anti sway hitch. Can only be I am miss reading the thing or the wrong ball was put on when I picked it up. Got to find my manual as well. Thanks again
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