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Draw-Tite Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - 2"

Draw-Tite Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - 2"

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Easily attach a variety of accessories to the front of your vehicle with this fully welded, corrosion-resistant trailer hitch receiver. Perfect for winches, spare tire carriers and more. Call 800-298-8924 to order Draw-Tite front receiver hitch part number 65071 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Draw-Tite products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Draw-Tite Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - 2". Front Receiver Hitch reviews from real customers.
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Draw-Tite Front Receiver Hitch - 65071

  • Draw-Tite
  • Custom Fit Hitch
  • Front Mount Hitch
  • 9000 lbs Line Pull
  • 500 lbs Vert Load
  • 2 Inch Hitch
  • Square Tube

Easily attach a variety of accessories to the front of your vehicle with this fully welded, corrosion-resistant trailer hitch receiver. Perfect for winches, spare tire carriers and more.


Features:

  • Front-mount hitch provides attachment point for hitch-mounted accessories
    • Winch, spare tire carrier, snowplow, cargo carrier and more
    • No more blindly backing trailer in - just hook it up and drive it forward
  • Custom fit is designed specifically for your vehicle
  • Computer-aided, fully welded steel construction ensures strength and durability
  • Tested Tough - safety and reliability criteria exceed industry standards
  • Easy, bolt-on installation - no welding required
    • Complete hardware kit and installation instructions included
  • Lifetime technical support from the experts at etrailer.com
  • Black powder coat finish covers e-coat base for superior rust protection
  • Sturdy, square-tube design


Specs:

  • Line pull: 9,000 lbs
  • Vertical load: 500 lbs
  • Gross trailer weight: 5,000 lbs
  • Receiver opening: 2" x 2"
  • Pin hole diameter: 5/8"
  • Limited lifetime warranty


Draw-Tite Tested Tough

Draw-Tite Tested Tough

Draw-Tite's Tested Tough program provides testing standards far superior to those outlined by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), the go-to source for engineering professionals.



Each Draw-Tite trailer hitch receiver undergoes extensive fatigue testing and static testing with the ball mount that is either supplied or recommended for use with that particular hitch, thus ensuring results that are applicable to real life use. Fatigue testing is also conducted on hitches rated for use with weight-distribution systems.


In addition, Draw-Tite performs static testing on a simulated automobile, as opposed to the rigid fixture used for SAE testing, resulting in a more true-to-life scenario.


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65071 Draw-Tite Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - 2"

Installation Details 65071 Installation instructions

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Customer Reviews

Draw-Tite Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - 2" - 65071

Average Customer Rating:  4.6 out of 5 stars   (15 Customer Reviews)

Easily attach a variety of accessories to the front of your vehicle with this fully welded, corrosion-resistant trailer hitch receiver. Perfect for winches, spare tire carriers and more.

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2016 Chevrolet Colorado

Great value. Perfect fit onto frame and helpful instructions. I'm glad I chose to put my truck on a lift at an auto hobby shop; made one- man installation easy. The cherry on top would be if draw-tite included a hitch receiver cap, but I just picked one up at the store. 325580



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2016 Chevrolet Colorado

Installation was simple, with the included fishing wires to guide and pull the bolts through the hitch and frame rails. I did spray paint the hitch with rubberized undercoating because it is more exposed to the elements on my truck with the air dam removed. The whole reason for this assembly was to mount a plow to my '16 Chevy Colorado and it works perfectly. 578639



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2016 Chevrolet Colorado

This is a well built hitch with perfect fit to my Chevy Colorado. The first thing I did was coat it with rubberized bed liner. I cut a piece of cardboard the correct size to give me a template to cut the front air dam. After clamping it to the center I drilled small holes at the top corners and low on the sides. I clamped a steel ruler (lined up with the holes I drilled) to the air dam to use as a guide for the cutting blade. The pull through wire set up for the bolts worked great. I have a friend who has a lift so my installation was very easy. I highly recommend using a lift for this project. If you don’t have access to one cut out the air dam yourself and take it to a shop. I have had front hitches on my trucks for over 20 years now and they are wonderful for launching boats and moving trailers into tight spots. 688137



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I chose this hitch over the Curt simply due to cost. Shipping was very fast. Installation requires 2 people. I had the luxury of a lift and I'm not sure if I would've been able to do the install without it. There are only 4 bolts and was done in about 30 minutes just as the instructions claim. I held it up in place temporarily and then just marked the air dam with a pencil then cut the notch. No removal of the air dam is necessary. I love the fact that it is so hidden under the license plate holder. And the air dam in front hides the rest. Nice product ! 419191


Comments
After one year of owning this, I can say that it is performing as expected. Typical, minimal surface rust has formed on the inside of the receiver. Every receiver I have ever owned has experienced this. The outer surfaces are still shiny and look new. Most people dont really notice its installed.Great product, and highly recommended.
Michael S - 08/11/2018

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Rust is a common issue for the inside of the hitch receiver, our hitch manufacturers typically recommend sanding off any existing rust and using a high quality rust inhibiting high quality spray paint for touch ups as necessary.

-- Rachael H - 8/13/2018


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2015 GMC Canyon

Great fit. Installed in 30min by myself. My 2015 GMC Canyon has a 5.5in BDS suspension lift with a Zone 1.5in body lift and there were zero issues. I had scraped my air dam 5 years ago so that saved me time for and wasn't in my way either. I just used a floor Jack to raise and hold the hitch where it needed to be and fished the bolts through the frame and done deal. It is more noticeable than I thought it would be but I'm sure it's much more hidden with the air dam on and at stock height. Also fast shipping, received it in 2 days. A+++++ 770495



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2018 Chevrolet Colorado

Before and after great support. Since I am NOT a mechanic I needed help. I ordered it without hesitation. I probably could have installed it myself but I decided to take it my Chevy dealer in Carmi, Illinois (Rice Motors). They had NO problems installing with the included (and online) detailed instruction, with pictures! Took 1 hour and $75 later I am very, very satisfied with this product. Actual price very fair and it is first rate quality construction. Now I am ready to mount my snow blade! 745453



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So far so good. Install was straight forward. Instead of cutting the air dam I just removed it. I think the truck looks better without it. Def helps to have a friend with you too. 694890



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Product arrived undamaged and fit exactly. The packaging did not survive the trip. I do not know if the packaging was insufficient or if UPS handling is too violent. The hitch installed easily, but I had access to a lift. Installation would have been much more difficult without the lift. 611614


Comments
Great! This receiver allows me to maneuver trailers in tight spaces as the pivot point is on the front of the truck not far from the steering. Quick turning response.
William - 03/14/2020

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2018 Chevrolet Colorado

Receiver is a perfect fit for my vehicle. However it shifted in the box broke through the cardboard and suffered paint scraping to raw metal on two sides. Maybe adding dunnage to inside of box would help. 584273


Comments
Hitch working great for my snow plow. I added plug for when I am not plowing.
Douglas - 12/13/2019

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2016 GMC Canyon

RATING: EXCELLENT ORDERED THE FRONT END HITCH AND IT ARRIVE WITHIN A COUPLE DAYS. THE BOX WAS IN GREAT SHAPE AND NOT DAMAGED. GREAT WEB SITE VEHICLE ITEMS BY YEAR MAKE AND MODEL, EASY TO USE. FAST SERVICE, GREAT PRICE & FREE SHIPPING 579725



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2018 GMC Canyon

Received product right on time. will install in the near future looks like correct product. 547371



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Bent on delivery straighten it out works great 446396



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Easy to install and works perfect . 438435



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2016 Chevrolet Colorado

It just arrived. Luckily it is robust as the box was in pieces.... Everything looks perfect and will do the install soon. It is what it is... a hitch... and as far as I can tell a fine one. The delivery was fast, the price very reasonable. Can't ask for more than that. 424186


Comments
Works just right. It is handy to move trailers around the property using a front hitch. We use it as well for a front mounted bicycle carrier which leaves rear open for using camper door. Great product.
Robert L - 08/23/2018

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2016 Chevrolet Colorado

I recently ordered a front trailer hitch for my new Chevy Colorado. I could not be happier. The product arrived as expected, and the installation instructions were done quite nicely. The new hitch was installed without a "hitch" (pun intended. I would recommend this item to anyone that is in need of a front receiver hitch. 311183


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Ask the Experts about this Draw-Tite Front Receiver Hitch

  • Comparing Draw-Tite 65071 and Curt C31074 Front-Mount Hitches for 2017 Chevy Colorado Diesel
    Both the Draw-Tite # 65071 and the Curt # C31074 front-mount hitches that fit your 2017 Chevy Colorado diesel will install in the same way, without drilling, but both will probably need you to trim the front dam. The two hitches share identical weight capacities too. Install instructions for both hitches are included for your reference. The main noteworthy difference between the two hitches is that the Curt is USA-made and the Draw-Tite is made in Mexico. Front-mount hitches make...
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  • What Does Draw Tite Front Hitch for 2018 GMC Canyon Look Like When Installed
    I attached a picture that shows what the Draw Tite front hitch part # 65071 looks like when installed. It's not totally hidden but I would say that it doesn't stand out too much. There isn't a more hidden option out there so this would be your best option.
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  • Does Draw Tite Hitch 65071 fit 2018 Chevy Colorado 4WD
    Yes, the Draw Tite front hitch part # 65071 that you referenced is a confirmed fit for your 2018 Chevy Colorado 4 wheel drive! I double checked with Draw Tite to be sure as well.
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  • Recommended Front Hitch Receiver For 2017 Chevy Colorado
    For your 2017 Chevy Colorado, I recommend the Draw-Tite Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - 2" # 65071 which is a confirmed fit for your truck. The receiver will sit about an inch back from the most forward part of your grill and will be just about even with your skid plate for ground clearance. I've attached a photo to assist with the look on a standard Colorado to compare. I recommend using the Tow Ready J-Pin Stabilization Pin and Barrel Lockset for 2" Trailer Hitches...
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  • Can I Use Front Mount Draw-Tite Hitch on 2017 Chevy Colorado For Dirt Bike
    Yes, The Draw-tite Front Mount Hitch # 65071 has a vertical weight load limit of 500 lbs so as long as the weight of your bike and your carrier does not exceed 500 you won't have a problem. You also wan't to make sure your front gross axle weight rating is not exceeded. That information can be found on the information label attached to the B-pillar or on the forward edge of the rear door in your vehicle.
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  • Will Draw-Tite Front Receiver 65071 Fit a 2017 Chevy Colorado with a Brush Guard
    It is entirely possible that front mount receiver # 65071 will fit with the brush guard in place on your 2017 Chevy Colorado. Take a look at the instructions for the hitch linked below. You can see the hitch mounts fairly far back on the frame and to the support beam at the front of the frame. I have looked at instructions for some brush guards that fit your truck and they install in a different location. You would have to compare the hitch instructions with how your guard is installed...
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  • Winch Mounting Recommendation for a 2016 Chevy Colorado
    If you wanted to mount your winch in front of your 2016 Chevy Colorado we have a front hitch that would work well for that. The Draw Tite part # 65071 would be a great solution. And then for a winch mounting bracket for the hitch we have the part # 6495. Or if you wanted to mount the winch at the rear of the vehicle you could use a rear mounted trailer hitch with the # 6495. If you don't have a hitch the Draw Tite part # 76004 would be a great option as well.
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  • Recommended Option for Safely Towing Tear Drop Trailer and Using Bike Rack
    Your 2017 NuCamp [email protected] Outback tear-drop trailer is nice indeed, but it does not lend itself too well to use with an RV bike rack since the tongue area is already well-utilized for (and mostly covered by) cargo and storage structures. Were this not the case then the a-frame-mount Bike Bunk # CC-275 would do the trick. The adjustable Bike Bunk mounts to the a-frame and provides a 2-inch receiver for use with an RV-approved bike carrier like the Lets Go Aero BikeWing-2 2-Bike Rack # B01311....
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  • Front Helper Springs for a 2016 GMC Canyon with a Snow Plow
    I think you will find that with a plow on the front of your 2016 GMC Canyon adding helper springs in the front will be a great, if not necessary, addition to your set up. Considering the weight of the plow will be out in front of the vehicle where it can apply more leverage to the suspension adding helper springs will prevent bottoming out and help keep the front suspension from wearing out prematurely. So with front mount receiver # 65071 or # C31074 installed and a plow attached we...
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  • Recommended Bike Rack for Towing with Tear Trailer
    To mount a bike rack to the back of a trailer, you'll want to make sure the bike rack is rated for use with trailers and RVs. I've included a link to our RV and trailer-approved bike racks for you. I recommend going with a bike rack like the Swagman XP - 4 Bike Rack for 2" Trailer Hitches, Item # S64940, which can be used with a hitch on the back of campers, RVs and trailers. This bike rack provides cushioning to prevent the bikes from swaying, and the rotating cradles accommodate alternative...
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