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Old 04-16-2012, 11:09 PM
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drop hitch + ball

I have 08 F25o getting 8" Rize lift installed on wednesday (37" tires)and I will need a differnt drop hitch. Problem is I know nothing about them. I have seen some local trucks running around town with what looks like a straight drop hitch that seems to be adjustable and aluminum(sp?) looking. does anyone know what thoes are are they any good? what do you guys recomend.
All I pull is a 18' toy hauler with no toys,lol its a display trailer for my shirt company. So no real weight in it.
here is a link to what I think I see around town. What size drop do I need?

Diversi-Tech Part DT-ALBM7000 - Diversi-Tech 0-10in. Drop Self Locking Adjustable Ball Mount
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Old 04-16-2012, 11:34 PM
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For that price it should be a good one. I see them around here ever now and then
on lifted trucks, never seen anyone pulling anything with one.
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Old 04-16-2012, 11:48 PM
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never seen anyone pulling anything with one.

That's the funny thing. I see a bunch of these lifted trucks with some beautiful drop hitches (some of them are real pieces of art) but I never see those lifted trucks pulling anything






to the OP - I'm not saying you're not going to use yours, just an observation around here. It makes me laugh
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I have that exact hitch. I will never buy another hitch. It's only rated to 10,000lbs so if you need more then look elsewhere. Also, the locking mechanism makes it virtually impossible to steal. I tow with it all the of the time. It is WELL worth the extra coin, IMO.
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Old 04-17-2012, 07:25 AM
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B&W and Andersen both some straight drops.

My Samsung SGH-I997 made me send this.
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Old 04-17-2012, 07:38 AM
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i use a rapid hitch, it is more or less the same as the one you posted. but if you've not towing any weight why not buy something cheaper like this

8-in-1 Adjustable Ball Mount Hitch
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Old 04-17-2012, 02:41 PM
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That's more like it if your only towing 5000 LB
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Old 04-17-2012, 02:49 PM
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That's more like it if your only towing 5000 LB
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All I pull is a 18' toy hauler with no toys,lol its a display trailer for my shirt company. So no real weight in it.
which is what he's pulling
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Old 04-17-2012, 10:15 PM
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Ok thanks for your replys. I decided well my wife decided since I spent/spend so much money on my truck and even my trailer with all custom junk I might as well do the same with the hitch. So I am getting the only I linked. he is my trailer also. Its actually 16' X 8.5' not 18' but regardless still no real weight

http://i832.photobucket.com/albums/z...9/73b47f73.jpg

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Old 04-18-2012, 11:45 AM
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so what hitch are you getting?
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