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post #1 of 8 Old 05-26-2012, 11:56 AM Thread Starter
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What size hitch!?

Im in need of a drop hitch or atleast an adjustable hitch for my truck so what size do I need? I have a 6" lift on 37" tires. I tow anything from my boat, two jet skis, dump trailer and some times my skid steer but nothing insanely heavy (just the boat )

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It really depends on the height of your trailer hitch. I have a small utility trailer that sits level with a 6" drop hitch and I also have several different trailers that I only use a 4" drop hitch. I even have a trailer that I use that needs no drop.(most trucks use a 2-3" rise on it.) BTW i have a 4.5 inch lift on 35's.

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Any one with a 6" lift know? I know y'all are towing lol

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Like said above, depends on the trailer's tongue height. All those trailers you're going to be towing are different heights and will require a different drop. Your best bet is to buy an adjustable hitch. Here's a simple way to figure out what drop you'll need.


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Any one where to get a CHEAO adjustable? Or have one forsale

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Most load leveler hitch systems are adjustable. I got tired of my 18ft flat deck dove tail car trailer punching me in the kidneys and that took care of it. Summit has them for around $300, I got mine off of Craigslist.

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I use an adjustable 2-8" drop hitch. Mods are in signature.

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i have a two piece pinto/ball hitch. it adjusts in half inch increments so there is 8 inches up or 8 inches down.

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