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Old 03-05-2016, 12:51 PM   #1
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More Hitch Ball Size Issues

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We're going to take delivery soon on our TT, Salem Cruise Lite 271RB. We'd want to have the correct size hitch ball for it before going to pick it up. Tried calling the dealer, sales, service, and manufacturers web site. Salesman thinks it's 2", not sure. I think that's too small, it's probably 2 5/16". Nobody knows for sure unless they go out to the lot and look at the tongue. I would want to look for myself to be sure before taking delivery. It's 51 miles away. If anybody out there knows for sure, please let me know. Much obliged.
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Old 03-05-2016, 12:59 PM   #2
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I run a Reese "Convert A Ball" on our Reese Hitch,always have the size,1-7/8 or 2" or 2-5/16 in a small container! Push a pin and change in 30 Sec! Youroo!! My Money is on "2-5/16 Ball size!
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Old 03-05-2016, 01:09 PM   #3
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99.99% sure it is a 2 - 5/16 inch ball for that size of trailer......
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Old 03-05-2016, 01:10 PM   #4
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Take both a 2" and 2 5/16" along with an end wrench ... return the ball you don't use ... no worries.
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I would be extremely suprised if it was anything other than 2-5/16". Take both sizes with you and return the one you don't need.

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We had a 2013 Salem Cruise Lite 221rb and even that had a 2 5/16
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Old 03-05-2016, 01:52 PM   #7
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Doesn't the dealer sell hitch balls? The salesman should get a 2" and a 2 5/16" and see what fits the coupler, then let you know.
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After buying a TT you would think the dealer would provide the right size ball to tow it off the lot at not cost!!!!!!!
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They don't sell a camper unless it's a pop up. With a 2 in ball it will be 2 5/16
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I would be extremely suprised if it was anything other than 2-5/16". Take both sizes with you and return the one you don't need.

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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.
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