The hitch ball mounts to the ball mount or the weight distributing head. Hitch balls come in different sizes and styles. Keep in mind the hitch ball weight rating should always be equal to or larger than the hitch and ball mount being used.
The ball diameter (A) required is stamped into the coupler handle or body. Ensure the trailer ball shank fits the thickness and diameter of your drawbar, ball mount or step bumper. (B - ball shank diameter; C - ball shank length); Solid steel hitch balls engineered to meet all safety requirements of VESC regulation V-5. Cold forged for superior strength. When installing hitch balls, torque all 3/4" shank diameter balls to 160 ft. lbs., 1" shank diameter balls to 250 ft. lbs., and 1-1/4" shank diameter balls to 450 ft. lbs.
For Cequent Products Hitch Balls Part Number Guide, please visit the "Hitch Ball Guide" located at: