StowAway SwingAway Frame
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Item #: ST 022.9
  • Heavy-duty steel frame swings out up to 180º, locks at 90°
  • Carries up to 250 lbs with a 2" hitch, 175 lbs with a 1.25" hitch
  • Mount your cargo box, cargo rack, bike rack, generator or custom device
  • Build in rise to increase ground clearance  
  • Includes hitch tightener to prevent hitch wobble
  • Current Lead time - 5-7 business days, plus shipping time
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    SwingAway Hitch Carrier Frame

    Need a sturdy frame that easily mounts to your hitch receiver and has a hinging arm for easy access to your trunk? As our most popular hitch carrier frame, the StowAway SwingAway hitch carrier frame offers both! Fabricated from heavy-duty steel, the swing away hitch frame fits both 1.25 inch and 2 inch hitch receivers. It also pivots up to 180 degrees, giving you clear access to the rear of your vehicle whenever you need it.

    Ideal for individuals or families who want all the accessible cargo space they can get, the SwingAway cargo frame pairs well with all of StowAway's unique carrier products. Our frames have either a 5" or a 2" rise that provides ample ground clearance.  

    Install a SwingAway hitch carrier and have some fun out there!

    SwingAway Frame Includes:

    • SwingAway hitch cargo carrier frame made from durable steel
    • Hitch safety pin with keeper

    Key Features

    • Sturdy hinging arm offers clear access to the rear of your vehicle
    • Works effectively with most liftgates, barn doors, passenger-style, and tailgates
    • Provides enough clearance for most rear-mounted spare tires and ladders (please specify dimension)
    • May include either a frame with a 5" or 2" rise depending on your vehicle information and or fit determination
    • Heavy-duty steel tubing assures durability and stability
    • Black powder coat finish resists corrosion
    • Swings out 180° to the passenger side
    • Pin locks carrier at 90° if desired
    • Twin safety locks prevent frame from swinging out without warning
    • Easily secures to vehicle with four bolts
    • Cargo box or cargo rack easily attaches to frame
    • Fits any Class III or Class IV 2" trailer hitch
    • Fits any Class II 1.25" trailer hitch
    • Up to 250 lbs of carrying capacity with a 2" hitch
    • Up to 175 lbs of carrying capacity with a 1.25" hitch
    • Weighs 47 lbs
    • 10-year limited warranty

    Exclusive StowAway Customization

    Make packing for all your different road trips easy and convenient with our interchangeable StowAway products. When you install a SwingAway hitch cargo carrier frame, switching between hitch products becomes a simple, one-person process. Whether you need an enclosed cargo box for fishing, an open cargo rack for lacrosse tournaments, or a sturdy bike rack for family cycling adventures, the choice is yours. The swing away hitch frame adapts as quickly as your cargo needs change!

    * Signature required upon delivery of all items over $100.

    Free Shipping within the Continental U.S.

    We offer free shipping on all orders within the Continental United States. Items purchased through the StowAway website are typically processed and ready for shipment within 1-2 business days. During the summer months (or right before a holiday) this could change to 3-4 processing days. Please call to confirm current lead times before placing your order.

    For orders within the lower 48 states, we ship with either FedEx or USPS ground. Please call for available express options and applicable shipping charges. There is no sales tax in Oregon, so we do not charge sales tax on U.S. orders, regardless of your destination.

    Typical FedEx Ground Transit Time (Business Days)

    FedEx Ground shipping time for StowAway Carriers


    Shipping to Alaska

    StowAway orders ship to Alaska via Span Alaska and generally take 7 to 10 business days. Shipping costs to Alaska generally range from $100 to $200, depending on the product. Orders ship to the closest port via barge. We generally ship smaller items to Alaska by U.S. Mail. Please fill out our Quote Request Form and one of our Customer Service Representatives will email you a quote by the end of the next business day.


    Shipping to Hawaii

    We generally ship orders to Hawaii by air. At the customer's request, we can also ship orders to Hawaii by sea. Please fill out our Quote Request Form for a shipping quote to Hawaii. One of our Customer Service Representatives will email you a quote by the end of the next business day.


    Shipping to Canada

    For a shipping quote to Canada, please fill out our Quote Request Form. One of our Customer Service Representatives will email you a quote by the end of the next business day.


    International Shipping

    For an international shipping quote, please fill out our Quote Request Form. One of our Customer Service Representatives will email you a quote by the end of the next business day. If you would like to arrange your own freight services, we can provide you with the necessary weights and dimensions of the product you are interested in.


    Returns & Exchanges

    We are committed to providing the best customer service and satisfaction possible. We will gladly refund your purchase price, minus a restocking fee, or replace any defective items within 30 days of purchase. For more information about our return policy, visit our Returns & Exchanges page.

    4.86 stars, based on 64 reviews . |
    Overall Customer Rating of 64 Reviews:
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    TX

    Great unit!

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    Pros:
    • Listed in details
    Cons:
    • None
    I like the safety pin and screw. The lock handle is super as well.
    The ease of opening and closing is what I was looking for. We use these to put generators on vans.
    The drivers enjoy the ease of use.

    Brooklyn, New York

    Stow Away Swing Hitch

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    Pros:
    • Utilitarian and functional
    Cons:
    • You need two people to set it up
    Beefy, Strong, and does what you need. Quality product and very happy I purchased it.

    Longview TX

    Great product

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    Pros:
    • Easy to use and install
    Cons:
    • The "lifted" neck posed a problem.
    This unit is very durable, opens and closes with little effort, and looks good as well.

    Phoenix, AZ

    It just works

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    Pros:
    • strength
    • ease of use
    Cons:
    I've had my swing away cargo carrier for a few weeks now. I placed a truck storage box on it. I then leveled it with a 1/4 piece of plywood under the front of the box. Now I can use it as a work surface while I'm camping. I've installed this cargo carrier on a 2013 Toyota Prius V. I bought the 2" hitch from eTrailer.com and have been very pleased with that hitch. I travel and sleep in the Prius. So I needed the additional storage space. I enjoy riding the electric scooters and can now take mine along on trips. The cargo works just as described. I'd recommend it.

    Colorado

    Premium Functionality and Quality

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    Pros:
    • Looks great on my RV
    • Provides security
    • Swing-away design opens up rear access
    Cons:
    Immediately upon opening it was obvious that this was a top quality product. I spent money on lesser cargo solutions and wish I would have gone with the StowAway2 in the first place. Well made and the perfect solution for my Class B RV Van. Looks great and provides the security to keep your valuable equipment under lock and key and out of sight.

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