This is the original ET Hitch, designed and built by Henry Szmyt. This hitch is the industry leader offering unsurpassed durability and guarantees a smooth ride for HDTs hauling trailers between 18k-33k lbs. This hitch has been extensively tested for weight, durability, performance and bolts neatly between the rails of all Volvos and most other HDTs.


  • Hitch weight is 735 lbs
  • Mounting plate dimensions: 34.25″ L x 32.5″ W x 15″ H
  • Pin Weight: Maximum pin weight of 8500 lbs
  • Independent suspension utilizes four airbags operating at 50% capacity
  • Fully articulating head
  • An industry leading 5″ of travel (2″ up and 3″ down) ensures a smooth ride
  • Self adjusting airbag pressure – once it is set no further adjustments are required
  • Height is adjusted by raising or lowering the pin box height
  • Standard finish is gloss black – other finishes are available upon request
  • Shipped fully assembled and ready to install.

All hitch orders are now being fulfilled by Pop Up Towing Products. Please contact them directly at:

(620) 431-9196 or  

Creator of the Jackalopee and ET RV Air Hitch