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Old 03-06-2016, 01:32 PM   #11
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Been 2 5/16" for some time.
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Old 03-06-2016, 01:50 PM   #12
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X2. My old 2008 Shamrock used a 2", but current is a 2-5/16" which is more common. Having trouble understanding why an employee of the dealership can't be troubled to walk out to the lot.
^^^Yep. This *might* be an indication of the level of service you could expect in the future. If the dealership can't convince someone (anyone) to walk by to verify, I don't think I'd trust them with ANY other issues that may arise....

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Alex that is not correct. My vibe 6501 has a 2" receiver and it is not a popup.
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Old 03-06-2016, 02:45 PM   #14
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^^^Yep. This *might* be an indication of the level of service you could expect in the future. If the dealership can't convince someone (anyone) to walk by to verify, I don't think I'd trust them with ANY other issues that may arise....

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Old 03-06-2016, 02:47 PM   #15
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Alex that is not correct. My vibe 6501 has a 2" receiver and it is not a popup.
Your lucky your trailer only weighs about 3000lbs. 2 5/16 is the standard.
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Why am I lucky? I was just pointing out that to assume that everything larger than a popup would have a larger ball could get someone in trouble. You should always see what the trailer hitch says.
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Cause you have a small trailer and the 2' ball is just fine. Trouble?
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If you try too hook up your trailer with the wrong size ball it can lead to all kinds of trouble. Stuck ball or if too small the trailer could become unhitched. Just make sure you double check what the trailer hitch says because the dealer won't be there if something happens even if they said it was x size.
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Well put.
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99.99% sure it is a 2 - 5/16 inch ball for that size of trailer......
X2 Runs in my mind that law, engineering or something set the ball at 2 5/16 any time the GVW gets above 6000 lb
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