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Old 06-09-2004
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I feel like the gap between my bumper and hitch is making my rear end look bad so I am debating on whether to take the hitch off or not. Like always, my dad doesn't like my ideas of fixing it, so for now, I can either leave it like it is or take it off until the day I can get it fixed.

I don't use the hitch much but it is handy to have and I will miss my hitch cover as well....thanks.

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get it cut and re-welded...
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try one of the low-profile hitches....might hug the body a bit more
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try one of the low-profile hitches....might hug the body a bit more
well he has a 3inch bodylift so it wont help that much


i would think about getting it cut and rewelded higher
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I have a bodylift and a "Hidden Hitch" Brand hitch, and it doesn't hang down nearly that low, but still I think mine is too low. I would like to cut it and re-weld it up higher. I will get around to that this summer sometime
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Uh, do you use it? If yes then I'd say you certianly shouldn't remove it! (duh!) Personally the hitch is 80% of why I drive a truck. Towing w/ the ol' VeeDub just didn't cut it..
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Yeah, if you use it at all, I'd suggest keeping it. And if you wheel at all, definitely keep it on there, as it's and excellent tow point!
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I told him about getting it cut and rewelded and he didn't think it sounded safe. :\ I guess I can talk to my uncle and see what he can do with it at work.
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Out of curiosity. What did you end up doing to it?
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Out of curiosity. What did you end up doing to it?

LOL!! This thread is 4 years old!!
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get a tuff country hitch. they tuck away more, mine does.
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HOLY FREAKING OLD THREAD BATMAN! I was only 21 when this thread was made! LOL!!!!!
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get a tuff country hitch. they tuck away more, mine does.
He has a 3 inch body lift. Or did. Is the OP still alive and well? LOL
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He doesn't even have that truck anymore. He's got a sport trac now lol
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He doesn't even have that truck anymore. He's got a sport trac now lol
ROFL...
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get a tuff country hitch. they tuck away more, mine does.
You don't have a body lift...
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You don't have a body lift...

of course i dont hav eone, i was just saying that my old one sagged low and this tuff country doesnt...
like this one

http://www.thehitchstore.com/images/...lass3round.jpg
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You could probably mount that on top of the frame to compensate for the 3" body lift too
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HOLY FREAKING OLD THREAD BATMAN! I was only 21 when this thread was made! LOL!!!!!
ahahahaha. I didnt even have my ranger nor drivers license when this thread was created

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LOL!! This thread is 4 years old!!
Figured other people would want to know as well
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greg, go to bed and stop finding 4 year old threads. You have school in the morning...

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