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towing hitch

Anybody put on a hitch? Does it require drilling? I have an '08 and was thinking about ordering one from JC whitney. I looked under the truck and it didn't look like there were obvious holes where a hitch would bolt on. thanks.
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There is no drilling involved.
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you will use 4 holes more than likely...2 of them already have bolts in them and you will remove them then put them back in with the hitch, and then there are 2 open holes about 6 inches forward of those that you will use as well
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Cool. Thanks for the replies.
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Should be a total bolt on application. I got a used Draw Tite from the Auto Wreckers.

Took it off and put it on by myself and I'm an old man (46), was pretty easy.
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depends.. the one's that mount to the side of the frame. no there is no drilling. but mine where it mounts to the bottom of the frame rails requires drilling 2 of the back holes.. very simple job...
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I got my Reece Stage 3 Hitch from Walmart and it was a simple bolt on instalation. Just follow the instructions to the tee and you will be fine.
BTW, My hitch was around $130 at my local Walmart.
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depends.. the one's that mount to the side of the frame. no there is no drilling. but mine where it mounts to the bottom of the frame rails requires drilling 2 of the back holes.. very simple job...
both mine were mount on the bottom, but i did not drill any holes...holes already existed, i have 4 bolts total, do you have more than that?
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I didn't know Walmart sold hitches. That's a good price.
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they are kind of a universal one
or at leat the one at my local walmart was
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check craigslist man....got mine for 40
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nope had to drill only 4 bolts.. must be a like 98+ they added holes.. i know my 1994 splash didnt have them either
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u haul hitch

got mine at uhaul bolts on using the holes from the bumper mounts
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