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Old 10-03-2005
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Pics of Hidden Hitch

Can some of you that have the Hidden Hitch round tube style post some pics.I have never liked the way my factory hitch looks and wanted to see what one of these looks like.Thanks.
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Dang, MRC, I'm trying to think if I have pics of mine anywhere. I've had it since the truck I wrecked (it was on that one). The darn things near invisible except at the receiver point, especially on street height trucks. Plus, mine has been a roughly used recovery point ("jerk" pulls) and all and it's still intact. They are very nice to have.

If you don't do anything immediately, you can always check mine out when you come up to switch hoods.
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Well its not the round tube one but here is Zachs



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Thanks guys.I am in no hurry John.I was just under there tonight and it made me remember that I always wanted to get one of those.Off topic,I tried to get Brian to swap hoods with me and take it up there this weekend so we could both get our hoods sooner but he was having none of that.He told me that you tried to get him to do the same thing and I just had to laugh!
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Does it affect the spare tire at all?Mine is pretty tight as it is now with a 255/70/16 under there.Also one of the reasons I want to go to one of those is so I can go back to dual exhaust.
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Well its not the round tube one but here is Zachs




there tape on the last 2 but not the 1st..forgot to put a piece there Zachy boy??
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I got a 31" in there. It was resting ON the trucks frame, not nestled inside it though. The design of the round tube does "sweep" around the spare.

And yes, I did! He told me his truck was much to prissy for such a thing!
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Evan I grabbed those off his cardomain.
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good grab bill ya its a DRAW TITE hidden one it looks 100000000000000% better then those round tube one's and also the round tube one's have less of a load bearing...
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Draw Tite
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Reese

ALL THE SAME COMPANY
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hard to see on my hidden hitch, and i have a rollpan not a stock bumper



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i have one with a 31" sparce and not problems
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hey guys,

old post...

anyways, im just wondering, with that hidden hitch, do you have to remove the spare tire? because im pretty sure you do. But i know that the tubular one you do not.? anybody help me out. im planning on getting a hitch really soon!
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its good to remove it to just install the hitch but it doesnt effect the spare...
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good grab bill ya its a DRAW TITE hidden one it looks 100000000000000% better then those round tube one's and also the round tube one's have less of a load bearing...
It is debatable about which one looks better. It comes down to the preference of the buyer. I am not sure about the load bearing part either. When I was looking for mine the round tube had a higher rating than many of the square tube receivers. Regardless, a class III round tube receiver will handle any load you can safely put on the rear of a Ranger.

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guys, can I see some more pics of the round tube hitch? and anybody elses hitch? i would just like to get a broad idea of what i want!!! thanks alot!
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