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What is the proper trailer hitch height?

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Trailer hitch height varies to the type of vehicle it is mounted to, however, a common maximum height used by commercial truck companies is 25-inches from the ball to the ground. If the hitch is too high or short for the trailer then the ball mount can be used to compensate the distance.

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There are several types of ball mounts available, which allow the height of a hitch to vary. For hitches that are too high, there are ball mounts that have a drop. Hitches that are too low can use ball mounts that have a rise in their design.

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