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Old 10-06-2019, 03:33 PM   #1
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Hitch ball size

we are looking to purchase a Rockwood 2706WS ultra
lite trailer. does anyone know what the ball size is on the coupler?
just checking to see if will need a new one. currently have a 2"
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Old 10-06-2019, 03:36 PM   #2
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Youíll need a weight distributing hitch with a 2-5/16Ē ball and bars with the correct weight rating.
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Old 10-06-2019, 03:36 PM   #3
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Iím pretty sure 2 5/8Ē will be what you need. Thatís what I have for my 2703WS.
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Old 10-06-2019, 03:37 PM   #4
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Iím pretty sure 2 5/8Ē will be what you need. Thatís what I have for my 2703WS.


2-5/16Ē ball.
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Old 10-06-2019, 03:46 PM   #5
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Old 10-06-2019, 03:59 PM   #6
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i currently have a WDH with a 12,000lbs tow capacity & 1200lbs tongue with a 2" ball
will need to buy a new WDH which take the larger size ball? or can still use the one i have by just changing the ball size?
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i currently have a WDH with a 12,000lbs tow capacity & 1200lbs tongue with a 2" ball
will need to buy a new WDH which take the larger size ball? or can still use the one i have by just changing the ball size?


I donít see how that hitch of yours could have a 2Ē ball, they donít have that much weight capacity. If you already have a WDH then the ball should be 2-5/16Ē.
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Old 10-06-2019, 04:09 PM   #8
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our old trailer was about 4000lbs and it required a 2" ball.
so my setup should be able to accommodate the larger ball size?
i was wasn't sure if the hole would fit the larger ball do to the thread size.
unless all the thread sizes are the same?
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our old trailer was about 4000lbs and it required a 2" ball.

so my setup should be able to accommodate the larger ball size?

i was wasn't sure if the hole would fit the larger ball do to the thread size.

unless all the thread sizes are the same?


There are different ball thread sizes so youíll need to remove the ball you have and measure the size of the hole but a 2-5/16Ē ball should be pretty standard in that way.
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our old trailer was about 4000lbs and it required a 2" ball.
so my setup should be able to accommodate the larger ball size?
i was wasn't sure if the hole would fit the larger ball do to the thread size.
unless all the thread sizes are the same?
Purchase a new ball but, make sure it is a quality ball with a large shank. Some come with small shanks and an adapter sleeve to fit the hole in the receiver. The highest rating stamped on the top is what you're looking for.
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2-5/16Ē ball.
She thinks itís 2 5/8Ē. Donít tell her otherwise.
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She thinks itís 2 5/8Ē. Donít tell her otherwise.
Who is this 'she' we'd like to remain wrong?
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