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350 lbs. Capacity Load Extender

  • Perfect for hauling oversized cargo like lumber, ladders, kayaks
  • Quick and easy installation
  • Fits any 2 inch hitch receiver
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Product Overview

The E-Z Load Extender allows you to transport lumber, drywall, ladders, kayaks and much more by quickly and easily extending your truck bed or roof rack. The versatile design can be used horizontally or vertically and features 5-adjustable heights and a 350 lbs. weight capacity. This item is constructed of 2 in. tubular powder-coated steel that resists rust and fits in your 2 in. hitch receiver. When not in use, the load extender breaks down simply into 2-pieces for convenient and compact storage.
  • Hitch-mounted load extender for hauling oversized cargo
  • Heavy-duty tubular powder-coated steel construction
  • Holds load up to 350 lbs.
  • Fits a 2 in. hitch receiver
  • 5-adjustable heights
  • Quick and easy installation
  • Breaks down into 2-pieces for convenient storage
  • California residents

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Product Depth (in.)
2 in
Product Height (in.)
52.75 in
Product Width (in.)
12.8 in


Automotive Part Type
Truck Extender
No Additional Features
General Part Type
Truck Extender
Included Parts
Installation Hardware
Opening type
Product Weight (lb.)
39 lb

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
1 Year Limited

Questions & Answers


Where is this made?

Asked by Joe February 28, 2021

This product is designed and engineered in the United States and currently manufactured in China.

Will it clear a spare tire on a jeep?

Asked by john July 27, 2020

Yes, this should work fine on a Jeep with a swing-out spare tire.

How far does the long bar extend beyond the receiver when used in the horizontal position?

Asked by Dbduck June 1, 2019

Same as the height, I think it’s anout 4 ft

The product overview says that there are five height adjustments. What are they?

Asked by buckdog November 12, 2018

You can adjust the height of the "T" to meet with the height of your roof rack on car/truck. Mine is on top holes and matches up to a Yakima single bar roof rack on my RAM 1500 P/U. Holes are only about 2" apart.

What is the height at the lowest setting

Asked by buckdog November 11, 2018

3 ft

What is the width between the cross bars? For example will it hold three 2 x 12 x 12 boards of lumber flat across during transport?

Asked by JB May 26, 2018

Yes I believe it's 50 inches between the post.

Can you give me the dimension from the center of the pin hole in the receiver hitch to the vertic...

Asked by Dotmyl April 27, 2018

The dimension is dependent on the orientation of the load extender. In the low position it is 49.6”, and in the high position it is 9.65”.

Would this work well with a 9' couch I have to move in a short bed truck?

Asked by Knoxville March 27, 2018

If you extend in the lowered position, would probably work. Make sure to bungee down

We got two answers for the same question and just wondering which one is the correct answer? What...

Asked by Jaro March 2, 2018

Measuring from the top edge of the tube that slides into your hitch receiver and with the top "t-bar" fully extended (it has five settings) I get a measurement of 61-1/8".

Will this rack carry 2 kayaks?

Asked by RSL September 8, 2017

I believe it would

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Customer Reviews

  • 4.6
    out of 109 reviews
  • 96% recommend this product
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Needed a way to bring home 16 foot decking boards on my Honda Element that only has roof racks sp...
Needed a way to bring home 16 foot decking boards on my Honda Element that only has roof racks spaced at about 3-1/2 feet; ordered this online from Home Depot; picked it up at the store and used it to bring home my lumber in the same trip! Worked very well and was easy to secure the load with tie-down straps (also purchased at the store). Very heavy and well built.
by HomeDepotCustomer
3 people found this helpful
Load Extender / My Problem Solver
A tonneau cover is a blessing and a problem when you need to haul two kayaks 175 miles to the lake. Using the Load Extender made it effortless to load and unload my two kayaks. Strapped securely to the Load Extender the ride to the lake went without a hitch. The Load Extender is made of heavy duty steel, with clean welds. Because it is constructed in two pieces, it was easy for me to install it into my trucks receiver. I am sure I will find other uses for the Load Extender in the future.
by Andy
5 people found this helpful
...has many uses
Was surprised to find the lowest price on this item at HD. Good build quality, and shipped right to my home. I purchased to haul a couple of kayaks, but this item will handle several hundred pounds easily, and only takes a few minutes to install/remove. I plan to rig an LED stop light to attach in case I use after dark.
by Mike45dfw
2 people found this helpful
Best price around
Strong heavy duty construction. Fully adjustable as advertised. Only draw back is that the fit into the standard 2" hitch receiver is very loose causing the need for shims when in the upright position. Used to carry long kayaks on short bed pick up.
by kayakmike
2 people found this helpful
unit is well built but loose fit into hitch and top tee junction.
unit is well built but loose fit into hitch and top tee junction.
by HH
Great item really heavy duty, was shipped quick, no problem or complaints.
Great item really heavy duty, was shipped quick, no problem or complaints.
by TJ
great product It was every thing I expected.....
great product It was every thing I expected..
by tbone
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