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Old 03-25-2014, 07:46 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hitch comparison

These show the difference between a stock hitch and a Curt Xtra Duty class V

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Old 03-25-2014, 02:46 PM   #2 (permalink)
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yep. Bent my stocker many many years ago. Switched to a Curt and haven't had a problem since.

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Old 03-25-2014, 03:14 PM   #3 (permalink)
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The pipe twisted causing the hitch to bend upward on my 06. Replaced it with a Putman hitch.
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Nice looking hitch that Curt.!
Looks like 2 X 2" HSS X .250 wall.. good heavy tubing with way better placement for your safety chains.

Nothing beats Good Quality North American Gear. Period

I just bought my first 5th Wheel and went with a Pull Right SuperGlide 15K hitch - nothing short of "simply awesome"

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Got any installed pics?

What are you guys doing with the existing trailer wiring? I don't have any tools to weld the factory bracket on and I don't want some half-assed solution. I want it to look factory.
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I used the original plug holder but I didn't want to mess up the powdercoat by welding. I drilled and tapped the hitch and used SS 10-32 button head screws
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Old 03-27-2014, 12:19 AM   #8 (permalink)
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here's a picture of mine
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Old 03-27-2014, 11:59 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Nothing beats Good Quality North American Gear. Period
Are these still made in USA? Seems like all of Curts manufacturing has been going overseas lately.
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The stock hitches that are on 3/4 & 1 ton trucks from 01-10 are crap. I upgraded after my bumper/stock hitch bent down some.

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