Can you see the hitch on the backup camera?

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In my other SUVs I can see the hitch ball when backing which makes hitching the trailer a breeze. On my JL I cannot see the ball, the tire covers the view. I would hate to use an extension on the hitch. Am I the only one with this issue? I have a 5” drop hitch, but even with a straight hitch I cannot see the ball.
If you can see the ball, please let me know what hitch do you have.
Note: I have the stock Rubicon tires with the stock rims.
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I don't use an extension, and I can see my entire hitch ball and ball mount in entirety.

I have the Draw-Tite hitch. Ordered it from etrailer.com
 
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I don't use an extension, and I can see my entire hitch ball and ball mount in entirety.

I have the Draw-Tite hitch. Ordered it from etrailer.com
That’s weird. I am assuming you have the stock hitch receiver, and I would have thought the ball mount would be standard. I have three laying around, have tried all three and they look exactly the same in extension.
 

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Your camera isn't loose by chance is it?
 

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I can on mine, when I had the stock 245/75 17 wheel on the back, I'll have to check again to with the 285/7 17 on there now.
 

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I have the 7" screen. Here's what mine looks like.

Note: I have my trash can attachment on right now. If you notice, there's a white handle on my attachment. When I use my trailer ball, the ball sits where the white handle is in this image.

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I can see the ball on mine, but not the receiver. Everything's stock on my JLUR. I didn't want to add an 'extender' but needed to clear the tire. Here's the hitch I have:
Reese 80232 Hidden Hitch Angle-Cut Class III Ball Mount - 16" x .75" x 2", 6000 lbs.

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