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Old 06-09-2013, 03:29 AM
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Need some advice on the best hitch setup to buy! I'm pulling a pop up camper and in the future a bass boat. Looking to install myself, and looking for solid advice. What's the best out there that has been used and installed?
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I've been very happy with mine

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Curt & Reese have been around a while and make good stuff and U-Haul rental stores sell hitches. You will probably want a Class IV, although your trailer probably does not require a class IV, it will allow room to move up.
Here are a couple good sources sources for products and information.
http://www.etrailer.com/
http://www.thehitchstore.com/
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Thanks for the ideas.
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To avoid the 32 gallon tank I passed on buying a truck with the factory hitch. After buying my truck, I got the Curt Class III (part # 13333) hitch. Installed in about 10 minutes and works perfect.
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I forgot to add the Class IV hitch when I ordered, once I realised it was too late and Ididnt want to cancel and reorder with all the delays. I think now though I will be happy with one of those aftermarket ones for much cheaper.
I'll prob get the Class III one, but Iwish the Class IV curtis was less visable like the factory Class IV.
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Went with the Curt 13333, $96, 20 mins to install. The only hang up was the 1/2 in hex bit needed to tighten the top
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I am planning to buy the factory Ram hitch. My local dealership has one for $130.
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Went with the Curt 13333, $96, 20 mins to install. The only hang up was the 1/2 in hex bit needed to tighten the top
Thanks for all the recommendations.
I have this guy sitting in my garage waiting for me... Any advice on the install? The instructions make it look a tad .. *ahem* Scary ...
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Just take your time, you will have to lower the spare to get the torque on. Other than that I couldn't find the 1/2" hex needed for the top bolt. Super easy install though!!
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