Softride Quietride Tightening Ball Mount Customer Reviews
25 Customer Reviews
Travel anywhere and bring your trailer, boat, or toy box along with ease. The secure, sound dampening connection created by the QuietRide Tightening Ball Mount with Lock will substantially improve your towing experience while also protecting your vehicle, trailer, and cargo.
Slack in your hitch is not only the cause of annoying clanking noises - it also puts unnecessary strain on your drive train. The Tightening Ball Mount with Lock eliminates this with its threaded stainless steel hitch pin that tightens securely to an internal nut fixed to the inside of the ball mount. Additionally, the Ball Mount is pulled into the corner of the receiver tubing by the tightening action of the "Gold Wedge" and pin. This creates a 3 dimensional cinching action that eradicates slack and noise. Engineered from solid steel for strength. Quick installation and a lifetime warranty will leave you wondering how you ever did without this ball mount. Available with a 2", 4", or 6" drop.
25 Customer Reviews
Reviewed by Thomas W (Overgaard, AZ) Reviewed for a 2009 Dodge Ram — Aug 05, 2014 7:08 AM
Shipping was very fast and the 6" lowered mount arrived in perfect shape. I was disappointed to see it was made in China, but the polished finish was great and it appears very well made. It was easy to mount with the supplied locking pin and I installed a 2" ball to complete the installation. I have used it several times to pull a trailer and no problems, no clunking noises- it really does make a difference! It might be pricey but well worth it, I would recommend it to everyone!
Reviewed by JAMES C (GADSDEN, AL) Reviewed for a 2004 Ford F-150 — Mar 29, 2013 2:53 AM
Very pleased with the mount. I tow a motorcycle utility trailer without much tongue weight and use a 6" drop mount. Tons of slop and rattle with old mount... absolutely none with the quietride mount. Plus I like the quality. Highly recommended!
Reviewed by Samuel A (BOWIE, MD) Reviewed for a 2007 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class — Oct 16, 2012 6:36 AM
This is by far the best product you can buy as far as ball mounts are concerned. Its super easy to install, looks really cool (i got the silver one), and grips the hitch super tight - no room for rattling or moving about. Highly Recommended.
Reviewed by Harry R (Jensen Beach, FL) Reviewed for a 2010 Toyota RAV4 — Jun 22, 2012 3:02 AM
WAS SUPRISED AT HOW WELL THE SOFTRIDE WORKED.THE BALL MOUNT TOTALLY ELIMINATED THE RATTLE BETWEEN THE BALL MOUNT AND THR RECEIVER ON MY CAR.NOW IF I CAN FIND A QAY TO ELIMATE THE RATTLE BETWEEN THE BALL AND TRAILER COUPLING I WOULD BE TOTALLY RATTLE FREE. THE SOFTRIDE DID EXACTLY WHAT IT SAID IT WOULD DO.I WOULD RECOMEND THIS PRODUCT TO ANYONE.
Reviewed by Kandy K (Middletown, OH) Reviewed for a 2010 Ford Econoline — May 15, 2012 8:33 PM
These Quietride aluminum ball mounts are great. They look nice too, even though the package does say that it's made in China. It sure seems like a lot of weight for a soft metal like aluminum, but they are rated for 10k lbs, so I guess I'll trust em. Plus they won't rust. I sold my expensive DiversaTech adjustable height ball mount and bought two of these Quietride ball mounts. A 4" and a 6" drop. The adjustable height mounts just rattle too much and I don't trust them. I'd rather have less pieces that can fail. I use this mount with a stainless steel Convert-a-ball and it works great. I just swap out the ball for whatever size I need. I have one one each of my 4" and 6" drop mounts. This should cover all my needs and it solid and won't rust. The locking cross pin is nice too. I think its stainless steel.
Reviewed by Christopher C (Lisbon, NY) — Jul 12, 2011 5:31 AM
This hitch works exactly as described. It will not move inside the hitch receiver. Anyone who tows anything should get a hitch like this one. The only thing to improve the product is if they had a quick connect system. You will need a wrench to install.
Reviewed by Tom C (Cincinnati, OH) — Jun 30, 2011 8:27 PM
I have been towing for more than 30 years with the annoying movement and noise between the ballmount and receiver. This product is the real deal; it has completely eliminated the problem. Outstanding solution...