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Hitches?

Would it be cheaper for me to thru Ford on a hitch? Is someone selling theres right now? I checked the for sale section and dint get anything.
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Your local tractor supply or U-Haul should be able to set you up with a good hitch, likely for less than Ford could/would. Call around and see what they say.
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i think the ford hitch would look the best and fit the best.
but hidden hitch makes a nice one as well. other i would not pay for.
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Your local tractor supply or U-Haul should be able to set you up with a good hitch, likely for less than Ford could/would. Call around and see what they say.

yeah, i just uhaul to install one on my sport trac for 178installed


and they are Uhaul Brand hitches, but have the exact styling as a hidden hitch
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i bought my Hidden Hitch tubular one from JC Whitney and put it on myself. I love it. Heres a link: http://www.jcwhitney.com/autoparts/P...Browse/s-10101
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also check craigslist...thats where i got mine...its a hidden hitch...but not made by the hidden hitch people...at least as far as i know...$60
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I have a hidden hitch and love it. Bought it off Ebay for 140 shipped.
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http://www.etrailer.com/hitch-2003_F...ger+Pickup.htm

I have the draw-tite hitch

Mounted it on top of the framerails so it wouldn't hang down since I have a body lift.
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What years will work for an 07 Ranger Sport?
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any one on that page will work for an 07 as well.
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I had a Draw tite on all my rangers, Same rating as ford's but the only part you see is the reciever, tucks nice up behind the bumper. also doesn'r rust as much as factory ford ones.

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Plus its cheaper, I pais $80 for mine with all the bolts, and a drawbar. The ford one at the time was $110 and came with no bolts or drawbar.

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I have the Hidden Hitch round tube hitch and it's nice because it doesn't hang down as much. It's also amazingly strong. I have my tow hook on it and you wouldn't believe the stress it's taken jerking people out of mud suction. It's been very good.
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I got my hitch from advanced auto for 137 last night, its a reese hitch and I didnt need to drill any holes, just a simple bolt on.
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Try a junkyard and have it powder coated. The beauty of having a ranger is that they have been around so long that you can get just about any thing from a good junkie.
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Hidden Hitch.
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http://www.etrailer.com/hitch-2003_F...ger+Pickup.htm

I have the draw-tite hitch

Mounted it on top of the framerails so it wouldn't hang down since I have a body lift.

i want to see this before i buy it ... i just bought a bodylift and i would like to be able to tow so i want to see this plz. ...
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Ill snap a pic of it tomorrow for ya.
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i got mine from autozone for 200 bucks its a reese tow power class 3 hitch install is easy if you have the right tools
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pic of my hitch with the body lift



How its mounted. Take note though, that I had to cut out the back of the spare tire holder and do some minor trimming to the frame to make it fit. Im happy with the result though.

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I have the Hidden Hitch round tube hitch and it's nice because it doesn't hang down as much. It's also amazingly strong. I have my tow hook on it and you wouldn't believe the stress it's taken jerking people out of mud suction. It's been very good.
I have the same hitch and love it. It is a life saver when I take my truck places it just is not meant to go, lol. Also, it is entirely bolt in. There is no drilling involved at all. I think I paid about $110 + shipping for mine, but that was well over a year ago.

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I have the same hitch that RazorEDGE has and I like it because it is hidden pretty well. I got mine from a truck accessory shop.
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not to thread jack, but i also need a hitch. are stepside hitches different than regular rangers?
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