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Gooseneck hitch

I have heard that on a ford you cant put a weld on gooseneck hitch, as it will void warranty... is this true? does anyone know for fact? I am not a fan of bolt on hitches, they are too cheesy for me. I like steel welded to frame.
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Properly sized grade 8 bolts will be stronger then welding to the frame.
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You think a bolt on gooseneck hitch with a tow rating of 30k pounds is cheesy?

You have been looking at the wrong hitch kits.

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