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Old 04-19-2016, 12:12 PM   #1
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Blue Ox Sway Pro ground clearance

I am interested in buying the BXW0550 WD Hitch for my small Travel Trailer (the trailer fully loaded weighs 400lbs), but I am concerned about a ground clearance issue. The Coupler height of my trailer is 12 and my tow vehicle hitch height is 15.
From the info I found on your website it appears I would need a 7 hole receiver to bring my trailer to a level position.
This would leave approx. 3-3/8 of clearance between the hitch & the ground. Please see attached PDF for a drawing that I made. I am concerned that the hitch would bottom out on the ground very easily. I am hoping someone on this forum might have a similar setup and could give some advice. I called BlueOX and they didn't seem concerned about it. It's a very nice hitch, but it's also pretty expensive. Before I fork my money over I want to make sure this is the hitch for me.
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Old 04-19-2016, 01:44 PM   #2
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I was mistaken saying 7 hole receiver.. I meant to say 9 hole receiver.

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Old 04-20-2016, 08:51 AM   #3
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I run the same hitch and I only have a clearance issue leaving my driveway. I don't know my tongue and hitch heights...but I'm towing with an 03 2500 GMC Yukon.
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