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Trailer Hitch Installation - 1999 Ford Ranger - Hidden Hitch

Today on our 1999 Ford Ranger we'll be installing Hidden Hitch, part number 70181. This is what our hitch will look like once it is installed. Next we'll go ahead and give you a couple of measurements to assist you're selecting accessories for your new hitch. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the outermost edge of the bumper its 3-3/4 inches. From the top of the receiver tube opening to the ground is 17-1/4 inches. This will assist your selecting accessories such as a ball mount, a bike rack or cargo carrier.Before we begin installing the hitch we'll first go ahead and point out the attachment points.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 1999 Ford Ranger - Curt

Today's on is 1999 Ford Ranger, we're gonna install part number 13138 from Curt. This is what the hitch looks when installed on the vehicle. Next we'll give you some measurements to help you out in selecting some accessories such as a ball mount, a bicycle rack or cargo carrier. From top of receiver opening, down to the ground, its gonna be 15 and a half inches. From center of a hitch pinhole to the edge of the bumper, its gonna be 3 and a half inches. Now, I'll go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 1998 Ford Ranger

Today on a 1998 Ford Ranger were going to install part number 87161 from Hidden Hitch. Its also supplied part number 75082 from Draw-Tite. Alright this is what the hitch looks like when its installed on the vehicle. Next well give you some measurements to help you out when selecting some accessories such as a ball mount, a bicycle rack, or a cargo carrier. From the top of the receiver opening down to the ground is going to be 14-3/4 inches, and from the center of the pin hitch hole to the outside edge of the bumper is going to be 4-1/2 inches.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2004 Ford Ranger

Today on this 2004 Ford Ranger we are going to install part number 70181 from Hidden Hitch. This is what the hitch looks like when it is installed on the vehicle. Next we will give you some measurements that will help you out in ing some accessories such as a ball mount, a bicycle rack or a cargo carrier. From the top of the receiver opening down to the ground is going to be 21 inches. From the center of the hitch pin to the outside edge of the bumper is going to be 3-1/2 inches. Alright, now we will go ahead and show you how the hitch gets installed on the vehicle. 0:26



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2008 Ford Ranger

Today on this 2008 Ford Ranger, we are going to install part number 87161 from Hidden Hitch. This will also apply to part number 75082 from Draw-Tite. OK, we will show you how the hitch mounts up to the frame of the vehicle. You are going to use the existing hole right here and you are going to use this existing spot right here, with the bolt in here. This bolt will be removed and replaced with new hardware. The J-nut behind it will be replaced also. We will start off by removing the hardware right here. And one little thing that you might want to do is go ahead and loosen this bolt up a little bit. That way, it makes it a little easier to move this J-nut here. We are done with the driver side. Let us go ahead and do the same thing again on at the passenger side. 0:44



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2006 Ford Ranger

On this 2006 Ford Ranger we are going to install part number 70181 from Hidden Hitch. Okay looking at the drivers side frame rail I will show you where the hitch mounts up. It is going to mount up on the bottom of the frame right here using an existing hole and also, two bolts go into the side of the frame. It is going to be identical on both sides. :17



Trailer Hitch Installation - 1998 Ford Ranger

Alright today on this 1998 Ford Ranger, we are going to install part number 13019 from Curt. Alright this is what the hitch looks like when it is on the vehicle. And next we will give you some measurements to help you out in selecting accessories. From the top of the receiver opening down to the ground on this particular vehicle is 13-1/2 inches. And from the center of the hitch pin hole to the outside edge of the bumper is going to be 3-1/2 inches. Alright, the first thing we need to do is go ahead and remove these bumper bolts at the very end of the frame. We are looking at the driver side and it is going to be the same on both sides. We will go ahead and remove that bolt. And you can also see when we release the bolt, the bumper came down a little bit. We still need a little bit more room, so we are going to loosen up this second bolt going towards the front of the vehicle just enough to let the bumper come down some more. And we are going to do this on both sides of the vehicle. 0:46



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2003 Ford Ranger

Today we are going to be installing hitch part number 70181 on a 2003 Ford Ranger. The first thing we want to do is lower the spare tire and get it out of the way. OK, looking at the passengers side frame rail, we are going to go ahead and point out the mounting location for the hitch. There are three existing holes in each side of the vehicle which are going to provide the mounting location. There is one here at the bottom of the frame, and two on the side of the frame one here, and one here as well. The first thing we are going to do, were going to go ahead and put the hardware in the locations on both sides of the vehicle at the bottom of the frame and put the hitch up into position. We can hold them in place with a nut onto this bolt. OK, and with the two bolts loosely installed at the bottom of the frame, we can go ahead and put ones in the side of the frame next.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2007 Ford Ranger

Today we are going to install part number 75082 which is Draw-Tite Class III Max-Frame Trailer Hitch. We will be installing it on a 2007 Ford Ranger XLT. After lowering the spare tire underneath the vehicle here, on the driver side and passenger side we want to remove the rear most bolt on both sides. After removing both rear most bolts we need to remove the retaining clip that holds the threads out of the frame rail here. You actually pry this piece away from the frame rail. Because it is actually clipped around it. To give a little more clearance we are going to loosen this bolt on both sides. That should give you enough room here to pop the clip out of the frame. Now that the clip is removed from the frame we will go ahead and tighten these bolts back up. Now we will the hardware down from the top of the frame down into the holes in the frame.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2002 Ford Ranger

Today we are going to do an install of part number 87161 from Hidden Hitch. This hitch install also applies for part number 75082 from Draw Tite. We will install this on a 2002 Ford Ranger with the Edge package. To begin our install we must do a couple things. We have to take out this bolt and the J-Nut on top. Basically it is just a nut that clamps on the frame. It must be removed also. The new hardware will be ped in so that it is pointing straight down. This nut towards the back will stay in place however we will loosen it up so we can have better access to the J nut. Then the last piece of hardware will be going in this hole here. The bolt that we loosen will always stay here in the frame. We will repeat this process for the opposite side.





Ford Ranger Trailer Hitch Questions and Answers


  • What Vehicles Does the Draw-Tite # 36183 Fit
  • The Draw-Tite # 36183 is a Class II hitch that fits first and second generation Chrysler, Plymouth and Dodge mini-vans, specifically: 1984 - 1995 Dodge Caravan 2 and 4 Wheel Drive 1984 - 1988 Dodge Mini Ram Van 2 and 4 Wheel Drive 1984 - 1995 Plymouth Voyager 2 and 4 Wheel Drive 1987 - 1993 Dodge Grand Caravan 2 Wheel Drive only 1987 - 1995 Plymouth Grand Voyager 2 Wheel Drive only 1994 - 1995 Dodge Grand Caravan 2WD only, except LE
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  • Can a Hitch from a Dodge Durango be Modified to Fit a Ford Ranger
  • Trailer hitches are custom fit and vehicle specific so you would not be able to modify or adapt a hitch to fit a vehicle it was not designed for and have it still be safe for use. You would want to stick with the appropriate hitch for the vehicle. You could either leave the hitch on the Dodge Durango or remove the hitch and sell it to offset the cost of the Ford Ranger hitch. Draw-Tite hitch # 75081 fits the 1998 to 2003 Dodge Durango. For a 2002 Ford Ranger you can use # 75082 that...
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  • How Much Torque is Required to Install the Curt Hitch # 13138 Hardware
  • If you check out the installation instructions link I attached to the right you will see the recommended torque specs listed in the last step for the Curt hitch part # 13138.
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  • Hitch Recommendation for a 2003 Ford Ranger with Body Lift
  • Yes, the Draw Tite Hitch part # 75082 that you referenced will fit your 2003 Ford Ranger with a 3 inch body lift. This hitch attaches to the frame of the vehicle so the lift kit on your truck won't affect the install. I attached an install video for more info. If you plan on doing some towing you might be interested in etrailer ball mount kit # 989900. It comes with 2 ball mounts; one with a 3/4 inch rise or 2 inch drop and one with a 2-3/4 inch rise or 4 inch drop. It also includes...
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  • Hitch Recommendation for a 1987 Ford Ranger with Dual Fuel Tanks
  • I spoke to my contact at Curt and he informed me that the dual tank setup on your 1987 Ford Ranger would not be an issue for installing their hitch part # 13138. I attached an install video for this hitch for you to check out as well. If you plan on doing some towing you might be interested in etrailer ball mount kit # 989900. It comes with 2 ball mounts; one with a 3/4 inch rise or 2 inch drop and one with a 2-3/4 inch rise or 4 inch drop. It also includes a 1-7/8 inch ball, 2 inch...
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  • Hitch Recommendation for a 2003 Ford Ranger
  • I have a solution for you, but there are no bumper mounted hitches confirmed to fit your 2003 Ford Ranger. Instead we have a frame mounted option that would work even better at a pretty price. For that you will want the Curt Hitch part # 13138. Now to pick a ball mount for this hitch that will let you tow your trailer level you will want to check out the link I attached to the right that details how to pick out the rise/drop ball mount.
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  • Trailer Hitch that Will Not Interfere with Spare Tire for a 1990 Ford Ranger XLT 4X4
  • Numerous customers with Ford Rangers have found that Curt trailer hitch # 13019 does fit without having to remove the spare tire or with tire interference. More customers actually commented on this for hitch # 13138 with several of the reviews stating that that the hitch fits with the spare without any problems. Based on the customer information I would go with # 13138 for your 1990 Ford Ranger. I have linked a video showing installation for you. I also recommend etrailer ball mount...
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  • Trailer Hitch to Fit with Full Size Spare Tire on a 1995 Ford Ranger
  • Customers have found that Curt trailer hitch # 13019 fits without having to remove the spare tire. More customers actually commented on this for hitch # 13138 with several of the reviews stating that that the hitch fits with the spare without any problems. Based on the customer information I would go with # 13138 for your 1995 Ford Ranger. I have linked a video showing installation for you. I also recommend etrailer ball mount kit # 989900. It includes 2 ball mounts, 2 balls, a hitch...
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  • Hitch for 2002 Ford Ranger Thunderbolt With Factory-Installed Step Bumper
  • If your 2002 Ford Ranger has a factory-installed step bumper we do offer one hitch that will fit, part # 75082 from Draw-Tite. Do please note that this hitch has a maximum gross trailer weight rating of 3,500- lbs unless used with a weight distribution system, in which case its capacity increases to 6000-lbs. This hitch does not come with a ball mount, pin and clip so you might consider the etrailer Ball Mount Kit # 989900 as an all-inclusive option. Weight distribution systems must...
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  • Will a Trailer Hitch Fit a 1996 Ford Ranger with Large Spare Tire Holder Bracket
  • I am not sure the spare tire holder on your 1996 Ford Ranger is stock. Regardless there does not appear to be enough room for the hitch to fit with that bracket in the way. To install a trailer hitch you would likely have to stow the spare in the truck bed so that the bracket could be moved out of the way. The only way to know for sure is to test it. To complete your towing set up I recommend etrailer ball mount kit # 989900. It includes 2 ball mounts, 2 balls, a hitch pin with clip,...
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  • Will a Full Size Spare Tire Fit Under Hitch # 70181
  • Hidden Hitch part # 70181 is designed to fit around a full sized spare tire on the 2004 Ford Ranger. Take a look at the video of the installation of part # 70181 on a 2004 Ford Ranger that I have linked for you and you can see that the hitch does not interfere with a full sized spare tire.
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  • What Size Enclosed Cargo Trailer is Best for Use with 1992 Ford Ranger Extended Cab with 4.0L Engine
  • According to my research the 1992 Ford Ranger 4 X 4 with 4.0L engine has a towing capacity of 5800-lbs. You can confirm this in your owners manual or by providing your VIN (vehicle identification number) to your local dealership. The next item you need to check on is your trailer hitch receiver. We do offer a number of hitches for the 1992 Ranger (except the GT version) in both 1-1/4-inch and 2-inch sizes and the highest-rated among them have a maximum towing capacity of 4000-lbs. As...
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  • What Vehicles Does Towpower Trailer Hitch 37042 Fit
  • The obsolete trailer hitch # 37042 did fit many vehicles. Here is the list: 1982 - 1985 Dodge, Ramcharger, All Styles 1982 - 1986 Ford, Bronco, Full Size 1983 - 1984 Chevrolet, S-10 Pickup, w/Standard Box & Step Bumper 1983 - 1985 Ford, Ranger Pickup, All, Except w/Rear Fascia 1983 - 1984 GMC, S-15 & Sonoma Pickup, w/Standard Box & Step Bumper 1984 - 1990 Dodge, Caravan, Short Wheelbase, 2 WD Only 1984 - 1990 Dodge, Grand Caravan, Long Wheelbase, 2 WD Only 1984 - 1990 Ford,...
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  • Trailer Hitch Fit For 2005 Ford Ranger With Flairside Bed
  • The Hidden Hitch Trailer Hitch, part # 70181 is a fit for your 2005 Ford Ranger. I checked the fit guide and this hitch will work for all truck bed styles including the Flairside model. This is a Class lll hitch with a 2 inch receiver and requires no drilling for installation. I have attached a link to an installation video for this hitch on a Ford Ranger.
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  • Trailer Hitch Recommendation for a 2001 Ford Ranger Stepside
  • Draw-Tite trailer hitch # 75082 fits all models of the 2001 Ford Ranger including stepside models. I have included a link to the installation instructions for you and a link to a video showing a typical installation. If you plan on doing some towing I recommend the etrailer ball mount kit # 989900. It comes with 2 ball mounts, 2 balls, a hitch pin with clip, and a storage bag. If your truck does not already have trailer wiring, use # 118344.
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  • Will Curt Trailer Hitch # 13138 Fit a 1997 Ford Ranger Flareside (Stepside)
  • Curt trailer hitch # 13138 will fit all models of the 1997 Ford Ranger except the GT models. So it will fit your stepside model as long as it is not a GT. I have linked the instructions and a video showing a typical installation for you. If you plan on doing some towing I recommend etrailer ball mount kit # 989900. It comes with 2 ball mounts, 2 balls, a hitch pin and clip, and a storage bag. For trailer wiring use # 118325.
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  • Will the Hidden Hitch # 70181 Fit a 1999 Ford Ranger
  • The Hidden Hitch Trailer Hitch # 70181 that you referenced is confirmed to fit your 1999 Ford Ranger and should work very well for you. I am not sure where you saw that it would not fit, but this hitch is listed as fitting 1999-2011 Ford Rangers. When determining an overall towing capacity for a setup you should always consider the lowest rated component as the overall capacity. So this hitch is rated for 500 lbs tongue, but if the owners manual of your vehicle lists a lower number you...
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  • Will Curt Trailer Hitch 13138 Fit a 1999 Ford Ranger With Dual Exhaust
  • The Curt trailer hitch # 13138 bolts to the bottom of the frame rails so provided no part of the exhaust is in between the frame rails where the hitch will be present (see instructions and video I have linked for you) having dual exhaust that exits straight from the back of the truck should not be an issue. If you plan on doing some towing I recommend the etrailer ball mount kit # 989900. It comes with 2 ball mounts, 2 balls, a hitch pin with clip, and a storage bag. For wiring use #...
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  • Will Bumper Bracket Bolts Need to Be Removed to Install Curt Hitch 13138 on a 2001 Ford Ranger
  • If you have a step bumper you will need to remove the rearmost bumper bracket bolts and J-nuts to install this Curt Hitch # 13138. To get a better idea of what installation of this hitch will be like check out the installation instructions and video I attached for you.
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  • Is Drilling Required to Install the Hidden Hitch Trailer Hitch # 70181 on a 1999 Ford Ranger
  • Yes, the Hidden Hitch Class III Trailer Hitch, # 70181, will install on your 1999 Ford Ranger assuming all of the factory bolt holes were pre-drilled into your vehicles frame rails. All of the bolt holes for this hitch are pre-drilled during assembly, so the holes should be present. It is not common for a hole to be missing. If you want to verify that you will not have to do any drilling, then I would recommend checking your frame rails for the necessary holes. I have attached an installation...
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  • Will the Hidden Hitch Trailer Hitch # 70181 Fit on a 2001 Ford Ranger Edge
  • My contact at Hidden Hitch says that the trailer hitch # 70181 will fit on your 2001 Ford Ranger with the Edge package. He stated that they have not heard of any fit issues with your model truck. It will probably be easier to install the hitch by temporarily removing the spare tire, just so you have more room to work. But once the tire is back into place it will be a fairly snug fit without much room to spare. I have included a link to the installation details for this trailer hitch...
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  • Trailer Hitch Recommendations for a 2001 Ford Ranger Flareside
  • The only information I could find on a hitch number 37042 is that it fits the Ford Escape. For a true Ford Ranger hitch, I have linked you to the hitches that will fit. I know that the Hidden Hitch trailer hitch, # 70181, will fit because we have a video of it being installed on a flareside model, see link. I also now that # 87161 will fit because we have a video of it as well which I have linked for you. I have also included links to the installation instructions for these hitches. If...
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  • Hitch Recommendation for a 2001 Ford Ranger with a Stepside
  • Yes, the Hidden Hitch Trailer Hitch, part # 70181, will fit your 2001 Ford Ranger Flareside. I attached installation instructions and an installation video of this product below for you to check out. It looks like all of the hitches available for your vehicle are compatible with the step-side and non-step-side models. You may be interested in the following products to complete your towing setup: T-One Vehicle Wiring Harness with 4 Pole Trailer Connector, part # 118344 Ball Mount...
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  • Is Drilling Required When Installing a Front Mount Trailer Hitch on a 1997 Ford Ranger
  • When installing the Curt Front Mount Hitch, # 31019 on a 1997 Ford Ranger, you will need to enlarge some access holes but you will not be drilling any new holes. Please note that this hitch will not fit models that have a front cross-member (interferes with installation) or 2 wheel drive models built in Canada. I have included a link to the installation details for you. We also have the Draw-Tite Front Mount Hitch, # 65017. I have included a link to the installation details for this...
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  • Will Curt Trailer Hitch # 13138 Fit a 2002 Ford Ranger Edge Flare Side
  • I spoke with my contact at Curt and he stated that trailer hitch # 13138 does fit the 2002 Ford Ranger Edge flare side. I have included a link to the installation details for you. If you plan on doing some towing, I recommend the etrailer Ball Mount Kit, # 989900, which comes with 2 ball mounts, 2 balls, a hitch pin with clip, and a carrying bag. For wiring use Tow Ready Custom Fit Vehicle Wiring, # 118344. I have included a link to the isntallation details for the wiring as well.
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  • Can a Trailer Hitch be Installed on a 2000 Ford Ranger with a 3 Inch Body Lift
  • With a body lift on your 2000 Ford Ranger, you will still be able to install a trailer hitch like # 70181. It may look a little different than you might expect since the body will be higher than stock (there will be a gap between the receiver and truck) but you can still install one. I have incldued a link to the isntallation instructions and a link to a video showing a typical installation for you. If you plan on doing some towing, I recommend the etrailer Ball Mount Kit, # 989900....
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  • Hitch Recommendation for a 2001 Ford Ranger with a Flareside Bed
  • Yes, the Hidden Hitch Trailer Hitch, part # 70181, will fit your 2001 Ford Ranger Flareside. I attached installation instructions and an installation video of this product below for you to check out. You may be interested in the following products to complete your towing setup: T-One Vehicle Wiring Harness with 4 Pole Trailer Connector, part # 118344 Ball Mount 3/4 inch Rise or 2 inch Drop, part # 2923 Hitch Ball with 2 inch Diameter and Medium Shank, part # 19247 Hitch Ball with...
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  • Does Bumper Have To Be Removed When Installing The Hidden Hitch # 87161 On A 1996 Ford Ranger
  • To install the Hidden Hitch Class III 2 Inch Hitch, part # 87161, on your 1996 Ford Ranger you do not need to completely remove the bumper. The bumper is held on to the vehicles frame by two bolts on each side of the vehicle. When installing the Hidden Hitch you will remove the rearmost bolt on each side of the bumper bracket and use that hole and an existing hole located in front of the bumper bracket for installation of the Hidden Hitch. The hitch will end up being installed on top of...
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  • Are There Trailer Hitches For Other Vehicles That Will Fit My 2000 Ford Ranger 4X4 Off-Road
  • The hitches available for the 2000 Ford Ranger are also compatible the the 2000 Mazda B Series Pickup as they share the same chassis. Some hitches vary as to what year Ford Ranger and Mazda B Series trucks the hitch will fit. A hitch I would recommend for your 2000 Ford Ranger 4X4 off-road is the Hidden Hitch Trailer Hitch, part # 70181, which is a Class III 2 Inch Hitch. Part # 70181 will fit the 1999-2011 Ford Ranger and the 1999-2009 Mazda B Series Pickup. To complete your towing...
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  • Spare Tire Bracket Relocation for Curt Class II Recevier on 2001 Ford Ranger
  • According to Curt Manufacturing, installing the Class II Receiver Hitch, part # 12012 will NOT require relocation of the spare tire bracket. Although not expressly mentioned in the instructions, temporarily lowering the spare tire can make the install a bit easier by providing easier access to the rear frame members that the hitch is attached to. Might I make a suggestion? The Curt Class III Receiver, part # 13138 is actually a bit less expensive, has a higher tow and tongue weight rating...
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  • Can I Retain My Spare Tire if I Install a Curt Hitch # 13138
  • Yes, you can use this hitch on your 2001 Ford Ranger and still retain your factory spare tire mount. I attached installation instructions for this product below. You may also be interested in purchasing: Ball Mount 3/4 inch Rise or 2 inch Drop, part # 2923 Hitch Ball with 2 inch Diameter and Medium Shank, part # 19247 Hitch Ball with 1-7/8 Diameter and Medium Shank, part # 19260 Tow Ready Custom Fit Vehicle Wiring, part # 118344 (installation instructions are linked below)
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  • Hitch Recommendation for a 1999 Ford Ranger
  • You could use either the Hidden Hitch # 70181 or the Hidden Hitch # 87161 on your 1999 Ford Ranger. The difference is that the # 70181 is a round tube hitch that has a higher towing capacity of 500 lbs tongue weight and 5000 GVWR, whereas the # 87161 is a square tube hitch that has capacities of 350 lbs tongue weight and 3500 lbs GVWR. You may also be interested in purchasing a Ball Mount, part # 2923. If your Ranger has the tow package you would need a Tow Ready Custom Fit Vehicle Wiring...
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  • Installing Hidden Hitch Class III Trailer Hitch # 70181 on 2007 Ford Ranger Sport
  • The installation of Hidden Hitch # 70181 on your 2007 Ford Ranger Sport is not overly complicated. The attachment holes for the hitch are already on the vehicle, so no drilling is required, and you should be able to get the hitch into place without lowering your exhaust. You should be able to just line up the hitch and bolt it into place. Once the fasteners are in place, you just would torque everything down as described in the instructions to finish. I am including a link to the installation...
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  • Spare Tire Clearance With Curt Class III Receiver Part # 13019 Installed on 2003 Ford Ranger
  • According to my contacts at Curt Manufacturing, Ranger models manufactured after the 1997 model year will not have any spare tire clearance issues. You might find that temporarily removing the spare during the install will allow more working room. I do not currently have any photos of this particular hitch installed on a 2003 Ranger.
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  • Can Curt Trailer Hitch # 13138 Be Installed and Fit Around the Spare Tire on a 1994 Ford Ranger
  • You will be able to install the Curt Trailer Hitch, # 13138, on your 1994 Ford Ranger and still keep the factory spare tire in position under the truck bed. After installing the hitch, you will need a 19 millimeter, open-ended wrench to remove the spare tire as the hitch will interfere with the normal spare tire removal method. What this essentially means is that you cannot use an enclosed wrench, like a socket or tire iron. You will still be able to remove and reinstall the spare, you...
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  • Mounting Hole Dimensions for the Hidden Hitch Trailer Hitch on a 1998 Ford Ranger
  • I went out to the warehouse to measure the hitch for you. The distance between the holes on center from front to back is 5-3/4 inches and the side to side measurement is 31 inches on center for both the most forward and most rearward bolt holes. Some items you may want to consider to complete your towing setup are listed below. Wiring # 118325 Drawbar # 2923 Hitch Ball # 19260 or # 19247 Hitch Lock # 7683
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  • What Years and Models of Ford Rangers Does Draw-Tite Class III Max Frame Trailer Hitch # 75082, Fit
  • The Draw-Tite Class III Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver, # 75082, will fit the following Ford Rangers: 1998 - 2010 Ford Ranger 1983 - 1997 Ford Ranger, All except GT models I have included a link to the installation details below. I have also included a link to all of the trailer hitches that will fit a 1997 Ford Ranger (none fit the GT model).
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  • What are the Dimensions to the Hidden Hitch # 70181 for a 2002 Ford Ranger
  • The dimensions of the Hidden Hitch Class III Round Tube Trailer Hitch, item # 70181, for the 2002 Ford Ranger are listed below. I have also linked installation instructions and a video for you to review. Inside to inside of the upright frame brackets is 32-7/8 inches. Outside to outside of the upright brackets is 33-3/8 inches. Center to center of the rear attachment hole is 30-1/2 inches. Some items you may need to complete your Class III towing setup are listed below. Drawbar...
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  • Is Drilling Required When Installing Hidden Hitch Trailer Hitch, # 70181, On 2002 Ford Ranger
  • There is no drilling required to install the Hidden Hitch Trailer Hitch, # 70181, on your 2002 Ford Ranger. On some vehicles you might have to back off the bumper bracket bolts to install two of the carriage bolts from the hitch. I am sending a link to the installation instructions for the trailer hitch. If you are towing with the hitch you will need a Draw-Tite Ball Mount, # 2923, Pin and Clip, # PC3, and a hitch ball. The size of the hitch ball you need will depend on the coupler...
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  • Fit of Curt Class II Hitch on 2004 Ranger XLT with Flare Sided Bed
  • The Curt Class II Trailer Hitch, part # 12012 mounts to the frame members under the rear of the bed. The frame members would be the same for that model year, regardless of the bed. You should have no fit issues with this hitch. Although the Curt is a great hitch, I recommend that my customers go with the class III hitch when the option is available. The Hidden Hitch Class III, part # 87161 is only priced two dollars more than the Curt model, but offers the more common 2 inch receiver,...
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