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Old 08-08-15, 07:29 PM
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question about hitch mount rack

For a hitch mount rack that comes with a 1 1/4" mount, I'm told there is an adaptor that can be used for a 2" hitch. Are these adaptors reliable? Is there danger of it disengaging?
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Old 08-08-15, 07:41 PM
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I used an adapter on my Kuat rack without a problem.

IMO using an adapter to reduce a 2 inch receiver to 1.5 inch rack is not a problem. I have an issue going the other way though.
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Old 08-09-15, 06:06 AM
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Most of the hitch-mounted racks I've seen come with an adapter, which is basically a sleeve over the end of the rack to fill the space between the smaller bar of the rack and the larger bore of the hitch. I think this set-up should be very secure as long as the rack is properly secured to the hitch.
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Yes. No.
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In addition to the adapter, I also use this hitch mount adapter stabilizer thingie shown in the photo above, to keep the bikes and the entire rack from bouncing around at all.
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