CURT Bulks Up with More 2 1/2” Ball Mount Options

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Pintle Mounts and Weight Distribution Hitch Shanks Get Heavy-Duty Upgrades

CURT Manufacturing, LLC., the leading manufacturer and marketer of USA-made towing products, has added four new mounts with 2 1/2” x 2 1/2” shanks in the areas of weight distribution hitches and pintle hitches. With the demand for 2 1/2” receiver mounts increasing, CURT is expanding on its previous offering of 2 1/2” ball mounts and added a 2 1/2” weight distribution replacement shank (#17128), a 2 1/2” adjustable pintle mount (#48339), a 2 1/2” forged receiver mount pintle hook (#48010) and a 2 1/2” forged receiver mount ball & pintle combination (#48012). All of these heavy-duty mounts are made with solid steel and are designed to fit CURT class 5 Commercial Duty hitches or any trailer hitch with a 2 1/2” x 2 1/2” receiver tube opening. Best of all, they eliminate the need for a reducer sleeve or adapter and allow for a class 5 hitch to be used to its full potential.

The 2 1/2” WD replacement shank is a heavy-duty, solid steel weldment, offering the high capacity needed for towing large RV trailers and car haulers. It features a maximum rise of 4 3/4” and a maximum drop of 7 3/4”, allowing it to adjust to multiple trailer heights. The new 2 1/2” model is compatible with all CURT weight distribution hitches.

Likewise, the 2 1/2” adjustable pintle mount provides a similar solution for a mounted pintle hook or ball & pintle combination. It features a thick, bent face plate for increased strength and provides three height adjustment positions with a total plate height of 7 1/4”. The 2 1/2” adjustable pintle mount has a maximum gross trailer weight (GTW) capacity of 20,000 lbs.

In the area of direct receiver mounts, CURT has added two pintle options. The 2 1/2” forged receiver mount pintle hook fits all standard lunette eyes with a 2 1/2” inside diameter and has a GTW capacity up to 20,000 lbs. The 2 1/2” forged receiver mount ball & pintle combination also accepts up to 20,000 lbs. GTW, with the trailer ball matching this capacity for standard coupler towing. It comes with a 2 5/16” diameter trailer ball and fits lunette eyes with a 2 1/2” or 3” inside diameter. Both receiver mount pintle options come with solid shanks and easily insert into any class 5 trailer hitch with a 2 1/2” receiver tube opening.

To learn more about CURT Manufacturing and its products, go to http://www.curtmfg.com or call toll free at 1-877-CURTMFG (287-8634).

About CURT Manufacturing: CURT is a leading manufacturer and marketer of premium towing products. The company offers American-made, custom-fit receiver hitches and wiring harnesses for nearly any vehicle on the road. They also market a broad range of trailer hitches, towing systems and related accessories. CURT is ‘The First Name in Towing Products’ for automobile, SUV and truck hitches, as well as RV, gooseneck and commercial towing systems. Products are marketed through retailers, distributors, installers and e-tailers across the U.S. and Canada. CURT employs hundreds of associates, primarily at their manufacturing facility and corporate headquarters located in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. CURT operates 10 regional warehouses throughout the United States and Canada and has been twice named a Wisconsin ‘Manufacturer of the Year’.

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