Does your hitch rattle? Are you wondering if those strange noises are a warning of problems to come while towing your 4x4?Well, there is an answer for stopping (or at least reducing) the noise from the "toad" behind you.
From the folks at SoftRide comes a product that is touted as quieting the noises associated with towing.
In real life, when you start with a 2 inch receiver and plug in a hitch to begin towing, you have a lot of play (loose fitting) in the connection. That leads to a lot of movement and rattle in the hitch. The locking hitch pin from SoftRide does a good job of quieting the noise from the 'toad" behind you.
That is the good news. It does work as stated to reduce excessive movement in the hitch connection. If you are using the hollow tubing, this process works. For the heavy duty rated hitches that use solid bar rather than tube stock, this will not eliminate unwanted hitch movement.
Overall, the SoftRide Tightening Hitch Pin is a great product that is well worth the investment.