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What do I need for sled pullin'.

You can see what I have to work with in my sig below. I have tweaked the stock factory one at some point. It is angled down slightly. I pulled soom rather large loads with a Pindle mount.

I thought I would remove the factory one and put something a lot stronger in it's place.
 

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The guys that are pulling alot are using a class 5 Reese.
 

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I just bought a class V Hidden Hitch, but come to find out that my factory hitch looks just as heavy and is rated only 2000 lbs lighter than the class V that I just bought. Not sure what to do.
 

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keep the class 5 from what i hear the stockers will rust a little and then bend.
 

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the Reece TitanV is a good beefy hitch and it doesn't attach to the bumper so you can run a rollpan easily
 

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Curt hitches also make a hitch which doesnt bolt to the rear bumper. it is a class V also
 

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the Reece TitanV is a good beefy hitch and it doesn't attach to the bumper so you can run a rollpan easily
Yeah, it has angled the bumper down very slightly also.

I had looked at the Reese V through one of our suppliers catalogs, but wasn't sure if that is what I needed.

What about the drawbar with the adjustable heighth. Is there a place to buy one or did all of you just have one made?

Micheal, I noticed you have two different adjustable hitch drawbars on your website. I like the plate with the 4 bolts in it. I will not get rid of the rear bumper because of the farm jobs I use my truck for.

Any suggestions?
 

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I have two hitches, one is a backup in case someone needs to borrow one or if I break or bend one.

You can cut out a part of the center of the bumper to get the hitch closer instead of using a rollpan. When you're not pulling you can put the plastic cover back on over the cut out section and no one will know it's cut out. You just can't step in the middle of the bumper.
 

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You can cut out a part of the center of the bumper to get the hitch closer instead of using a rollpan. When you're not pulling you can put the plastic cover back on over the cut out section and no one will know it's cut out. You just can't step in the middle of the bumper.
thats how mine is and no one can tell it
 

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Man, more stuff to think about..........

1.) Traction Bars
2.) Weight Bracket
3.) Adjustable hitch
4.) Bumper mods.

I only see this list getting longer for some reason............
 

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How heavy of a Lunette Ring are you guys going with, I'v seen soild ones rated at 42,000lbs and adjustable one's rated at 12,000lbs.
 

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i found some pipe that was about 3/4 of and inch thick with about and inside diameter of about 3 1/4". thats what i used
 

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does it have to be a ring or shackle? could you use a piece of solid round stock between two thick pieces of plate?
 
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