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Tow Hitch

hey guys. Im planning on getting a tow hitch for my truck and im just wondering if there are other kinds rather than the ones with the big black bars that hang down low. like are there ones that are less noticable or just better looking????
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I have a draw tite hidden one that all you see is the reciever
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I like my hidden hitch 7018 round tube. It's inobtrusive [fairly] , allows use of the stock spare carrier and I think the round tube looks better. It's also about as strong a hitch as any on the market . It is powder coat black but you can paint it any color you like . also fits 99 to 06 without drilling.
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wow thats exactly what im lookin for. hey do you have any pics of the round tube hitch? i would like to compare the two and decided which one i want. thanks alot guys.
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One of mine has the tubed hitch. It does look good.

I was at a meet up in houston and someone had this hitch and was able to run their exhaust between the tubes to prevent crushing the exhaust when off roading. It was pretty cool.
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Mine is the drawtite that was posted above. I really like it, because all you can see is the 2" square when it is bolted up. This is the third one I have and I highl recommend it!
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awsome. thanks alot guys. this is exactly what i needed. yea either one of these i want to get. they both look alot better than the standard rectanglular ones!! thanks again!
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Hey redneckstone, what kind of lift kit do you have on that 93 Ranger and tires? What type of headlights do you have!
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with both of these types of hitchs, can you keep the spare tire in the carrier? i know that you can with the round tube hitch, but what about the draw tite hitch thats completely hidden? does that one require you to remove the spare? tthanks again
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with both of these types of hitchs, can you keep the spare tire in the carrier? i know that you can with the round tube hitch, but what about the draw tite hitch thats completely hidden? does that one require you to remove the spare? tthanks again
dude for god sakes yes they wouldnt design them not too. the best thing is to remove the spare to INSTALL the hitch gives you a bit more room then just zip the little champ back up inplace. now for god sakes stop hashing over it and decided and get one its just a hitch for heavens sakes
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thanks dude. i get carried away... im always consered on how stuff will look and dont want to spend money on something im not going to necessarily like. but thanks for the info.
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I have a draw tite too. I can't get my pics. to load for some reason, but it hides behind the bumper like Zach's. Zach I love those tail lights, they blend real well with your truck.

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I like my hidden hitch 7018 round tube. It's inobtrusive [fairly] , allows use of the stock spare carrier and I think the round tube looks better. It's also about as strong a hitch as any on the market . It is powder coat black but you can paint it any color you like . also fits 99 to 06 without drilling.
I have one too. They are very nice hitches. I have pics on my Car Domain.
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