StowAway SwingAway frame diagonal
4.81 stars 16 review(s).
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 rack, bike rack, or custom container
  • Solid, redundant latching system keeps frame securely latched
  • Includes hitch tightener to eliminate hitch rattle
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    StowAway SwingAway 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 Swing Away hitch 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. And thanks to its 5 inch rise, the Swing Away hitch cargo carrier frame provides ample ground clearance. Install a SwingAway and have some fun out there!

    SwingAway Frame Includes:

    • Swing Away 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)
    • 5" rise improves ground clearance
    • 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 Swing Away 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!

    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.

    4.81 stars, based on 16 reviews . |
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    Excilent product, use it for my generator on the back of my van. No problems.


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    Awesome product

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    We get such great use out of our stowaway2! Great for beach trips to store sandy items and keep the inside of SUV clean. Solid and well built to hold a ton! Also the hitch tightener works really well to keep it from moving at all.


    St. Paul, MN

    Nice Hitch Carrier

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    I was very impressed with how heavy duty this hitch feels. It's is heavy, so me careful moving it around. I was looking for a hitch carrier that I didn have to take out eveytime I got to the cabin to let my dogs out of the car, and this works great!

    I bolted a heavy duty plastic tote to the hitch base for now, but I can see the StowAway attachment in my future.

    I have a 2014 Ford Flex and a 2015 Jeep Wrabgler. The hitch came with the shortest hitch length. It fits perfect for my Flex, and I had to order a drop hitch extension for th Jeep. Or appears it will work great with that vehicle too.

    I truly wish I would have spent the extra money for this hitch years ago and didn't monkey around with the regular ones. I also wish I would have spent the money for the carrier basket and bungee cord intend of bolting my tote to it. Just my $.02 for any prospective buyers out there.


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    Love it!

    This will make getting in the back doors of my van easy. I kept seeing other people having to unload everything on their hitch hauler so they access stuff packed in their van at the back doors and knew that I wasn't going to do the same.

    Do you offer a referral program. I think I've demonstrated the swingaway frame over 20 times since I got it last week and not one person has said they wouldn't be interested in having one for themselves.

    We've all also been impressed by the quality of the product.