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Old 05-08-2019, 05:05 PM   #1
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Drop hitch for 4 down

Hello everyone,

My wife and I have finally finished the conversion from a tow dolly to 4 down. what we still have to do is get a drop receiver to match our CR-V, RoadMaster assembly.
So, we have measured and figured out how much drop we need, but were to find a drop hitch from 2" to 2".

Any ideas of a reasonable place to purchase?
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Hello everyone,

My wife and I have finally finished the conversion from a tow dolly to 4 down. what we still have to do is get a drop receiver to match our CR-V, RoadMaster assembly.
So, we have measured and figured out how much drop we need, but were to find a drop hitch from 2" to 2".

Any ideas of a reasonable place to purchase?
BlueOx offers one.
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Hello everyone,

My wife and I have finally finished the conversion from a tow dolly to 4 down. what we still have to do is get a drop receiver to match our CR-V, RoadMaster assembly.
So, we have measured and figured out how much drop we need, but were to find a drop hitch from 2" to 2".

Any ideas of a reasonable place to purchase?
2" to 2" ?

Kinda wondering what you mean there. In any case, drop or, risers go from 2" to as much as 10" to 12" or so. All depends on what you need. If you only need a 2" drop, you're already fine as it sits, based on most hitch manufacturers give you that much leeway in their requirements. But, if you need a 2" drop or whatever, Camping World, Trailer supplies outlets, e-trailer.com, welding shops, U-haul stores, Tractor Supply, Harbor Freight and a few other places sell lots of drop/risers.
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Sorry, kinda vague I guess. I meant 2" receiver. From what I measured I need a 10" drop. We have a 2014 Itasca Sunstar and a 2008 Honda CR-V toad.

We got really lucky with purchasing used tow bar, braking system. I mounted the tow assembly and wired all the lighting myself, so that was left was to attach the CR-V to the MH and it was way off.
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Sorry, kinda vague I guess. I meant 2" receiver. From what I measured I need a 10" drop. We have a 2014 Itasca Sunstar and a 2008 Honda CR-V toad.

We got really lucky with purchasing used tow bar, braking system. I mounted the tow assembly and wired all the lighting myself, so that was left was to attach the CR-V to the MH and it was way off.
Bought a 10 inch drop from etrailer...it was Roadmaster branded.
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Depends on how fast you need it lots of places already mentioned for online that will be cheaper. But if you need it today sort of thing or want to test it out first any RV realer, trailer supplies, boat dealer or auto parts store will have them.
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Roadmaster makes quality high/lows in various sizes. I bought from Amazon, was best landed price.
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I was just shopping for something similar, though I needed slight rise, not drop. It seems major options are Blue Ox, and Road Master, note Road master has an upper line using a solid bar and 10,000 pound rating and a lower line using hollow bar and 6,000 ratings, at least in their 4 -6 inch range units. Demco, and NSA also make some drop hitch adapters.



In the end I bought a Gen-Y GH-304, it costs a bit more, but allows variable drop/rise levels.
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Walmart, auto parts stores. You can get a drop hitch most anywhere car parts are sold.
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Curt & Roadmaster are quality 2" receiver hitch drop down hitches. Can be purchased at hitchsource.com or etrailer.com. Both GOOD sites.
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10 inches is a big drop. Is there any way you can get a base plate for the toad that raises your tow bar attachments? I’d try to get it up where I only needed a 4” or at most 6” drop. Much less stress on the set up.
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Thanks everyone for the input, i've seen alot of complaints about hitches not fitting the Roadmaster 10inch drop reciever, not allowing a 2" to fit.

the tow assembly is a roadmaster falcon, so i hope their product fits their product
only saved me $10 from a Blue ox drop reciever, but everthing is adding up, and my accountant (my wife) is starting to question my decision to switch to 4 down.
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Thanks everyone for the input, i've seen alot of complaints about hitches not fitting the Roadmaster 10inch drop reciever, not allowing a 2" to fit.

the tow assembly is a roadmaster falcon, so i hope their product fits their product
only saved me $10 from a Blue ox drop reciever, but everthing is adding up, and my accountant (my wife) is starting to question my decision to switch to 4 down.
Add a Quiet Hitch to the order. It will improve the toad "drift" you'll likely experience due to the lose fit of the drop hitch and main hitch. It made a big difference to our driving experience while towing.
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