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Old 01-17-2011, 07:44 PM
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Default Hitch Decisions.

I had a hitch on my Ranger before doing the BL on it and have yet to put it back on. I guess Im just looking on advice on the option of selling it or putting it back on the Ranger. I have a 4.7 Grand Cherokee with a tow set up so its not like Ill be out of a veichle if I need something towed. Plus I have yet to tow anything with the Ranger. If I were to sell it how much do you think I could get?
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Old 01-17-2011, 07:46 PM
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I would just put it back on, you never know.
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Old 01-17-2011, 07:48 PM
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get a reece hitch and never take it off. lol they are great hitches to have
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Old 01-17-2011, 07:50 PM
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get a reece hitch and never take it off. lol they are great hitches to have
He already has a hitch, why would he buy another one lol.

You prob wont get much for it (maybe ~$50) I personally think all trucks should have one whether you use it or not, but that's just me.
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I would just put it back on, you never know.
Yea this is true. Dont you have to mod the hitchs so they will be flush with the bumper?
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Old 01-17-2011, 07:52 PM
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Yea this is true. Dont you have to mod the hitchs so they will be flush with the bumper?
Not sure about that one but I have seen them on BL trucks before and actually like the way they look unmodified. Great place to hook up when you get into some trouble.
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Old 01-17-2011, 07:58 PM
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I would keep it, you won't get much for selling it and I think it makes the truck look better and you never know when you might need it.
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Old 01-17-2011, 08:06 PM
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I would keep it, you won't get much for selling it and I think it makes the truck look better and you never know when you might need it.
Yea but then again I dont have the wiring for it. Like for the brake lights and stuff and my sheep had all of that. I was thinking about trading it and some other things for a camper shell if possible. Idk Im up in the air about.
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Old 01-17-2011, 08:06 PM
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I'd keep it, its a great tow point if your ever stuck being connected directly to the frame, hell, maybe even get a removable winch.
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Old 01-17-2011, 08:24 PM
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put it on! its not a truck without a hitch in my opinion its not in the way so theres no point in getting rid of it! you can use it for so many things besides actual towing.....

hitch accessories like bike racks, pulling out trees, yourself out of mud or whatever, great place to use cables or chains to lock something to your truck (i use the hitch to lock my mountaiin bike to the truck)..the possibilities are endless

if your not gonna keep it, give it to some guy who needs one! im always seeing people towing outrageous loads with the stock bumper hitch ball!
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Old 01-18-2011, 09:29 AM
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I would say keep it and put a sweet tow hook or clevis on there. Keep people from tailgating.
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Old 01-18-2011, 10:45 AM
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Default Re: Hitch Decisions.

where can i get a tow hook for my hitch? ill even do a clevis..... idk where to get them though
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Old 01-18-2011, 10:56 AM
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Default Re: Hitch Decisions.

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where can i get a tow hook for my hitch? ill even do a clevis..... idk where to get them though
Any hitch retailer that has a decent selection of drawbars and hitch covers should also have tow hooks or shackles for 2 inch receivers. See the pics below.




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Old 01-18-2011, 10:58 AM
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Default Re: Hitch Decisions.

also check harbor freight, they usually have them at pretty good prices.
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Old 01-18-2011, 11:07 AM
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Default Re: Hitch Decisions.

i wouldn't sell it. as stated earlier, you probably wouldn't get more than 50 bucks for it and it would take a long time to sell it. it'd probably be more of a pain in the ass to find someone who wants it than what it's worth. i'd either make it into a front hitch or put it back up on the back either moded back up to the bumper or just hanging lower. but that's just me.
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