Curt Hitch Shanks

Replacement trailer hitch shanks for the Curt Switch Ball" tool free hitch ball sets. Unique design with J-groove channel allows Switch Ball™ trailer balls to be installed without tools or pins. Manufactured from high grade steel and backed by a lifetime guarantee.

Lifetime Warranty
Item # Capacity Shank
Status Price Quantity
41340 3,500 lbs 3/4"
41341 3,500 lbs 2-1/4"
42100 6,000 lbs 1"
42103 8,000 lbs 2-1/4"


Add more options to a Curt Switch Ball™ set or add the system to another vehicle with these Curt replacement hitch shanks. A unique J-groove design allows the user to install 1-7/8", 2" and 2-5/16" Switch Ball™ trailer balls without the need for pins or tools. Switch Ball™ trailer hitch shanks are made from high grade steel with nickel-chrome plating, and meet the V-5 and SAE-J684 regulations for conversion ball sets. Designed so the weight bearing capacity is resting directly on the shank, Curt Switch Ball™ hitch shanks reduces stress on the ball and frees the coupler from friction and binding, providing smooth and safe towing. Like other Curt Switch Ball™ components, these replacement trailer hitch shanks come with a lifetime guarantee against defects.

Additional Replacement Hitch Shank Specifications
Item #LengthNeckRise

Product Features

  • J-Groove design allows Curt Switch Ball™ trailer balls to be installed onto the shank without tools or pins
  • Manufactured with premium grade steel
  • Nickel-chrome plated finish
  • Meets V-5 and SAE-J684 regulations
  • Designed to make towing smooth and safer by reducing the amount of stress on the trailer ball
  • Lifetime guarantee against defects

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