RC Hitch

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  1. SHU-DOG

    SHU-DOG Full Access Member

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    Anyone know of a hitch that will fit our RC?
    Hopefully i can find a aftermarket one on ebay as dodge wants a slight fortune for it.
    Just want to make sure its gunnah fit before i purchase.

    Thanks
     
  2. VENOMOUS1 RACING

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    I have one for sale if you want it. I have the ball mount, ball and wiring as well. $200 plus shipping bro.:D
     
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    Check the u-haul site. i bought a reciever hitch that bolted right in!! cost me $100.00
     
  4. SANCHOBA

    SANCHOBA TEXAS A&M DAD Supporting Member

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    I used hidden hitch # 87533
     
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  5. ARRESTmeRed04

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    Got any pics of it installed?
     
  6. SANCHOBA

    SANCHOBA TEXAS A&M DAD Supporting Member

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    nope... i removed it:D actually i posted pics on that "other" forum when i installed it, but i'm banned from there:chain:
    i think our so called "moderator" DAN has the same one.
     
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  7. FL06SRT10

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    Here are some pics of that hitch...I bought one used but haven't installed it yet...
     

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    SANCHOBA TEXAS A&M DAD Supporting Member

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    thats the one....also in the hardware kit is a "fishing wire" you have to fish the bolts through the tube frame (if that makes sense):D
     
  9. viperhauler

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    ...in a van, down by the river...
    i have the hidden hitch one... had it since day one... was like $150-160 i think...
     
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    Mine is the factory installed complete hitch, not a small bolt on. :dontknow:
     
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    Looks like the samething as the mopar kit that JMB sells.
     
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    flo6...the picture of your hitch looks like ONLY about 1000 pounds, the real hitch used bolts on under the frame, etc....and can handle about 7500 pounds....my Dodge dealer put it on as part of the sale price ...and put in the 7 pin as well...my $.02
     
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    Thats all your dodge dealer put on your truck, the 10's come with the support for the hitch already on the truck, all they do is add the part where the reciver slides in.
     
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    The 2004 Dodge Ram SRT 10 does not have a tow rating! It was designed to go fast, spin tires and embarrass the ford lightning. It does have the bumper bracket that will accept the smaller hitch and can pull tree stumps with appropriate traction!!! The clutch hydraulics are a weak point. the hitch comes with installation instructions and will boltup without issue.
     
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    ...in a van, down by the river...
    all of the 10's have the bracing underneath and the welded bracket to accept the hitch, whether mopar, or otherwise.

    i challenge anyone to find in the manual where it says "do not tow" i've read mine cover to cover more than once... in fact it even states "follow manufacturers recommended tow load ratings..." or something very close to that.

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    the hydraulics aren't the weak point for towing - they're a weak point regardless... it's the clutch disc and improper driver usage that causes failures...

    but what do i know... i only put 95k miles on the first oem clutch;)
     
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    Arrestme....the dealer had to put the TOTAL hitch under the rear bumper, they told me their mechanic knew how to do it without removing the rear bumper cover, he just gets it up in and totally across the vehicle.....the factory doesn't want you to tow because of the clutch only, if you do it once in awhile and NEVER go to 6 th gear when towing you will be okay
     
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    ...in a van, down by the river...
    i tow in 6th all the time...

    and i don't know what hitch they're installing, but i'm about 99.99% positive you can't install it without taking the cladding off the rear bumper...
     
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    we can safely tow up to 3500lb