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post #1 of 9 Old 11-14-2012, 07:47 PM Thread Starter
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Need a hitch...

Where do you guys get your drop hitches? I need a pretty significant one...runnin 6" lift w/ 37"s makes the bumper pretty high.....


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x2 on this I'm looking for one as well


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I went B&W tow and stow but I think most they have is 9 inch drop
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well i measured mine w/ a 12" drop from u-haul.....still 25" off the ground. so I guess im going to need around 22" to make it somewhat normal? Does that sound right to you guys?

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I ahve a shank for sale, something like that will be a trailer shop or custom order. Check out my link in the for sale section, it will be 200+ for jus a shank for that. My BW flip over ball was like 2250 for 12 inch drop.
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well i measured mine w/ a 12" drop from u-haul.....still 25" off the ground. so I guess im going to need around 22" to make it somewhat normal? Does that sound right to you guys?
You're not going to need a 22" drop hitch with 6" of lift and 37's. I have an 8" lift and 37's and a 14" drop hitch (adjustable) is more than enough for anything I've ever towed.


Action Accessories has the biggest drop hitches that I'm aware of.

Results for BIG DROP HITCHES


Adjustable versions, up to 14" drop

Results for ADJUSTABLE BALL MOUNTS


The only other option that I'm aware of is the One Up Offroad drop hitch. It's the best option out there, but it's expensive.

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im just saying...when i measure from the ground to top of the ball on the lowest setting, its 25" off the ground. My dad has a stock f-250 and w/ his regular hitch its only 15" off the ground. So thats where I'm getting 22" of drop....I'm not towing anything large...just a normal 4/8 trailer for a quad...so its not very high off the ground.

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You should be measuring from the receiver on your truck down to the hitch on your trailer. That's the drop you need in a drop hitch.

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What are you gona tow? I've got an 8" on a dually with 37"s and tow a 20' car trailer with my EB on it. I use a ALUMASTINGER that is a 10" drop rated higher than all steel ones and just checked you can find them for 85buks

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