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Curt Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - 2"

Curt Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - 2"

Item # 31026
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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. 1-800-940-8924 to order CURT front receiver hitch part number 31026 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all CURT products. Great prices and Fastest Shipping for Curt Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - 2". Front Receiver Hitch reviews from real customers.
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CURT Front Receiver Hitch - 31026

  • Front Mount Hitch
  • CURT
  • Custom Fit Hitch
  • 500 lbs Vert Load
  • 9000 lbs Line Pull
  • 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
  • Precision, robotic welding maximizes strength and improves fit
  • Easy, bolt-on installation - no welding required
    • Complete hardware kit and installation instructions included
  • Lifetime technical support from the experts at etrailer.com
  • Gloss black powder coat finish over steel resists corrosion
  • Sturdy, square-tube design
  • Assembled in USA


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


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31026 Curt Front-Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver

Installation Details 31026 Installation instructions

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Curt Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - 2" - 31026

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (24 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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Ford F-150

I put this Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver on a 93 Ford F150 pick up, mounting an aluminum snow blade to push snow. Chains on the tires and added weight in the box. I was not nice to it and it worked flawlessly.
It was easy to mount and continues to work great.




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1995 Ford F-150

Awsome product!!! I use this front mount hitch a lot, mostly surf fishing at the beach using an attachment to carry a large cooler and fishing rods. I also use a winch that attaches too. Thanks etrailer.com




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LOL!!! You want my opinion on this product? Well the first day was a four hour nightmare! The second day took 10 minutes to mount and tighten the bolts.. Here's why.

The manufacturer gives you absolutely no instruction on how to align and raise the 40 plus pound hitch up and into place all the while dealing with a pivoting sway bar mount. Now remember, you have to align three separate hole patterns to get the mounting bolts on.
Trying to do this "free hand" is impossible.
BUT if you align the hitch mount on top of the sway bar mount aligning the holes up and clamping it in place with two small vice grips, then raise the two separate pieces together with a small floor jack centered to the assembly, it raises up directly in line with the frame mount holes. Presto..... your there.




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1992 Ford F-150

92 F-150 4x4 with sway bar shield.

Good
quality hitch, pre drilled holes fit truck perfect. Good weld quality and hardware. Bolts ARE long enough to pass thru frame, hitch, and sway bar shield which was one of my concerns.

I had seen no review of it going with the sway bar shield so was a little worried but all I had to do was drill the mounting holes on the shield NOT the frame. Went better than I thought though the drill did bind in the holes a few times because it is almost the right size so the drill bit was barely biting but no big deal. Also the hitch clears the shield by about an inch when installed. Install less than an hour.
P. S. Stock sway bar shield bolts have a clip and not a nut and those are kind of a pain. Will add photos for reference.

etrailer Customer service and shipping is great. East coast to west coast in like 4 days.

Happy customer, would recommend.




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I bought this front-mount hitch to use on a work truck. At first I was a little worried about it bolting though the sway bar mounts and its capacity but once it was on it was completely solid. I have a cargo basket mounted to it and a generator with a few traffic cones strapped to the basket. In total I have about 200lb on this hitch and I don't notice it at all!




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When we finally got around to installing it was easy and it worked great




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1995 Ford F-150

I ordered the front hitch for my 95 F-150 on Monday and received it on Thursday. I spent about 45 minutes installing it. The hitch fits perfect and now I can back my trailers into a tight spot without using the undersized mirrors or straining my back turning around. I wish I would have bought it years ago.




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1993 Ford F-150

I just installed the front end trailer hitch on my '93 F150 4x4. Perfect! It went in without a hitch (pun intended). The instructions said 30 minutes install time and I think I beat it. Bonus - Made in USA! The acid test for the whole rig was when I slid the boat into my tricky garage without so much as a squeak from my wife. Not so before.




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The Hitch mounted right up and would recommend to anyone seeking a hitch assembly.




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didnt take much to bend thi pushing snow. customer service was even worse. if you use this to push a plow make sure to add at least a 1/4 inch plate to the bracket mount or the cheap pot metal they used to make it will fold like your wallet.




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Absolutely spot on! Really needed it quick and I needed it to fit first time. Super pumped on this company and products. Top notch gear.




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1996 Ford F-150

Nice fit and design. More than 1/2 hour job for first time to install. Tool 1 hour to complete job.


Comments
The hitch ebooks great. I had a hard time finding a stinger long enough to clear the front bumper.
Sid O - 08/11/2018


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Everything fit great. Had to elongate holes in sway bar cover, that’s it. Didn’t have to cut out bumper shroud. Looks great to.




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1996 Ford F-150

Perfect fit !! took me 10 minutes to install, plan on using this for a receiver mounted winch system !!!




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Came great! Fast and all wrapped up right. Haven’t installed plow with it yet.




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1992 Ford F-150

I resold it to a customer.. the fit had to be modified but it worked great




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1994 Ford F-150

All Good




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1995 Ford F-150

This item is very well built. Way beyond my expectations!




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Revived in timely manner, quality mount




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1995 Ford F-150




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Fast service great product.




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See what our Experts say about this CURT Front Receiver Hitch

  • Will Curt Front Mount Trailer Hitch Fit 1994 Ford F-150 with Sway Bar and Skid Plate
    It looks like several of your photos did come through. The hitch does fit with the sway bar on the front of your 1994 Ford F-150. The skid plate may have to be removed or possibly trimmed to install the Curt front mount hitch # 31026. The hitch has not specifically been tested on a model that has that skid plate. I have included a link to the right to the installation instructions for you to view. The hitch has an overall width of 40.6 inches and from bolt hole to bolt hole it measures...
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  • Is the Sway Bar Removed During Installation of the Curt Front Mount Hitch on a 1996 Ford F-150
    I spoke with my contact at Curt and he said the front sway bar on your 1996 Ford F-150 stays in place. You only need to remove the bolts holding the sway bar plate and enlarge those holes to 1/2 inch diameter. The hitch comes with new hardware to replace those bolts you discard. The Curt Front Mount Trailer Hitch, # 31026, will be mounted to the sway bar plate.
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  • Mounting Dimensions of Curt Manufacturing Front Mount Trailer Hitch, # 31026
    I spoke with my contact at Curt regarding front mount trailer hitch, # 31026. He stated that the distance from outside plate to outside plate is 40.6 inches. The distance across between bolt holes is 36-3/4 inches on center. I have included a link to the installation details for this hitch for reference.
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  • Bolt Hole Spacing of the Curt Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver Part # 31026
    I went out to our warehouse and measured the Curt Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver part # 31026 for you. The distance between the bolt holes on center is about 37" left to right and 4-1/4" front to back. I have attached a photo with these measurements listed for you in addition to a photo of the hitch installed on a similar Ford F-150.
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  • Does Curt Front Hitch # 31026 Fit 1995 Ford F-150 with Sway Bar and Skid Plate
    The hitch does fit with the sway bar on the front of your 1994 Ford F-150. The skid plate may have to be removed or possibly trimmed to install the Curt front mount hitch # 31026. The hitch has not specifically been tested on a model that has that skid plate. We've seen pictures of the skid plate before and to me it looks like it would have to come off, but check out the install instructions link I attached below to compare to what you have.
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  • Is There a Front Mounted Trailer Hitch Compatible with 1996 Ford Bronco?
    The Curt Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - 2" # 31026 is only a confirmed fit for 1992 - 1996 Ford F-150 models. We have rear mounted hitch options but there isn't a front mounted hitch compatible from any of our manufacturers. It if often due to the frame mounting locations, ground clearance, and even trim. If you need to carry something there are other options to consider. If you want a snow plow there are custom brackets. Let me know if I can help with a specific...
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  • Universal Or Custom Fit Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver For 1996 Ford Bronco
    I may have another option but the Curt Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver # 31026 is only a confirmed fit 1992-1996 Ford F-150 and will not fit on your 1996 Bronco due to the differences in the frame and bumpers. Since there is no custom fit front mount trailer hitch receiver for your Bronco, the only option would be to have a universal trailer hitch receiver like the Curt Class V Universal Weld-on Receiver Hitch and Brackets # 15902 fabricated to fit the front of your Bronco. I included...
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  • Measurement of Curt Front Hitch 31026 for Ford F-150 to Determine Winch Mount Compatibility
    Curt front-mount hitch # 31026 is a confirmed fit on your 1992 Ford F-150 and to help you confirm the right clearance for your application with a winch mount I went to our warehouse and measured one key dimension that will help you determine this. Please refer to the linked photo. I measured from the front mounting holes on the hitch mounting brackets to the hitch pin hole in the receiver tube and found that the hole center to hole center distance was 4-1/4-inches. So if you check the...
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  • Front Mount Receiver Hitch for a 1993 Ford F-150 with 2 Wheel Drive
    Yes, the Curt Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver, item # 31026, will fit on all 1993 Ford F-150, 2WD and 4WD models. I am including a link to the installation instructions for reference. You may also be interested in the Curt Trailer Hitch Electric Winch Mount Plate, item # C31010, or the Trailer Hitch Receiver Mounted Tow Strap Loop, 8K, item # TR63046.
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