1. Front Receiver Hitch
  2. Draw-Tite
  3. Front Mount Hitch
  4. 2 Inch Hitch
  5. Custom Fit Hitch
  6. 500 lbs Vert Load
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 800-298-1624 to order Draw-Tite front receiver hitch part number 65028 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

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



etrailer.com Technical Support

At etrailer.com we're committed to the products we sell, and to our customers. Our experienced and knowledgeable staff are available via both phone and email to address your questions and concerns for the lifetime of your hitch. The technicians at etrailer perform hitch installations on a daily basis, making them a valuable resource for do-it-yourselfers. The one-on-one, personal service you'll receive comes straight from an expert in the towing and automotive field. We've installed it, we've wired it and we've towed with it, so whatever your question, we can answer it.




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Customer Reviews

Draw-Tite Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - 2" - 65028

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (230 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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Exactly what I expected. Easy to install. I did have to eliminate the front tow hooks on my truck because of the deer squisher (grill guard). I'm going to put one on my 1ton as soon as I find a hitch to fit something that old. Much easier to see looking out the windshield driving forward than looking in the mirrors backing up. Makes it much easier to launch the boat or put it back in the storage building, especially if the pickup camper is on the truck.


Comments
Every boy who has a truck & a trailer should have one of these things. If you get one & use it, you wont be sorry. Spend the little bit of money it takes & make your life easier.
Matthew - 04/08/2021


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2003 Ram 2500

So I can only talk about the item and instillation as I am currently building a scooter/motorcycle hauler for the front of the truck. Product was nice... packaging was so so, but its really odd shaped. It was in perfect shape. I used a floor jack to lift it into place and with an air impact, this was a 20 min job tools out to washing hands. Good instructions. All the parts were there and fit. Hardest part was pulling a little fromt he front of the truck on the plastic bumper while reaching the air gun in from behind, while trying to see what I was doing through the tow hook opening..LOL. But again, not hard, fit right up. I put it on a 2003 Chevy 2500 HD. Seems super sturdy, and the quality is good.



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2007 Ford Excursion

Just received the hitch receiver today (no pun intended). Very easy, precise, 4 bolt assembly into the existing frame. Took about an hour to install for a non-mechanic like me. I really appreciate the versatility that I now have to put different attachments on the front of my truck. Note the ball and step in the pictures. Being lifted 6 inches, even I, at 6 ft 4 in. can't access the motor without the step. I plan to put a carrier on the front and carry a small motorcycle or bicycles when we are on our annual Arizona Snowbird excursion. In appreciate well built, well thought out and executed items.


Comments
The hitch receiver has proven very versatile. I have a lightweight snowplow attached to it. It works well. I would suggest using lock-tight on the bolts as they have a tendency to loosen up with all the snowplow-induced vibration.
Duke A - 03/26/2018



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2001 Chevrolet Silverado

The receiver bolted right up without any alignment issues. The valance had to be cut, a jig saw works just fine. I pop riveted the loose ends to the flat plate that is welded to the receiver. This is perfect for my bike rack when using my camper,and for moving trailers into tight places. Great product.



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2004 Chevy 2500HD

This front hitch was extremely easy to install on my 2004 Chevy 2500HD. I was working by myself and using a floor jack. If I would have followed direction and finger tighten the bolts and not tighten before all the bolts were started it would have been done in 20 minutes. I would highly recommend this product!


Comments
OUT STANDING!!!
Janet L - 05/26/2016



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2003 Chevrolet Silverado

Exact fitment, easy to install. Did it in my driveway with basic tools in about an hour. Looks clean and didn't have to modify the lower fairing. This is like the 6th hitch I have purchased from etrailer.com and I have never had an issue yet. This front receiver is my mounting point for my snow sport plow and it will surely do the job. Very solid and robust. Now just need some winter.


Comments
A year later and still flawless. Pushed snow with ease. It has also held a bicycle rack and pushed a trailer around. It has been very good.
Glenn C - 06/08/2017



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2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500

I purchased a front receiver for my 2001 GMC 2500 HD to accept a bike rack to haul my electric bike! I am a 68 year old man with rotor cuff tears in both shoulders & I installed it in my driveway in about an hour! The majority of the time was consumed removing the OEM tow hooks! Now that it on, I think I can replace the tow hooks and use those bolts on the receiver in place of the hardware provided with the hitch! I would recommend this product based on Quality & ease of installation! I hope this is informational!



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2003 Chevrolet Silverado

This hitch is exactly what I wanted! Perfect fit, easy install (~1hr), no cutting, no drilling. I installed it on my 2003 Chevrolet Silverado Crew Cab 2500 HD. I will be using it to carry a bike rack with 4 bikes. Very solid piece of hardware. Some of the notes made me think I might have to remove my front tow hooks permanently, this is not the case. On my truck I just switched out the original bolts for the tow hooks with the bolts supplied with the hitch and reinstalled the tow hooks along with the new hitch all using the new bolts. Great purchase experience! The website has great images and good access to installation documents. I felt very comfortable that my choice was correct (and it was). Shipping was very fast and it arrived in great condition. I will be coming back to etrailer. Great job!



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2006 Chevrolet Silverado

Draw-Tite front reciever for 02 to 06 Silverado. Fit and finish are good. Lines up correctly so there is minimal persuasion required. As I recall getting the torque wrench in was a bit of a challenge . Supports my home built front spare tire mount just fine. Accepts my home built anti-rattle device. The set up seems quite sturdy.



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2002 Chevrolet Silverado

What a great product. Everything that was supposed to be there was in the box. It was a little tricky to get the 2 inside bolts installed but I got it. This hitch is strong, well painted and fit like a glove. I maybe could have installed one spacer washer but it would have been a fight. The instruction page was a little faded so I emailed Carol and she sent a clear version right away. Great company, Thanks, Gaylen



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2002 Chevrolet Silverado

The hitch installed easily on the front of my truck and has given me more versatility in using my truck. In the summer I carry 3 bikes on a hitch rack when I go camping. I also hook up a 12000 lb. winch when needed. Sometimes I use the front hitch when moving my boat. This is a very sturdy and reliable hitch. Etrailer customer service is excellent.


Comments
Still works great
Erik - 09/01/2017



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2003 Pontiac Trans Sport Van

Bolted on very easily. I did not have to make any modifications to my pickup at all. The only hard part is figuring out what receiver cover to get for when I'm not using it. I am mounting a cycle carrier to transport a scooter. We pull a high wall tent trailer for camping and I have a canopy on the pickup that the scooter will not fit into.



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Chevrolet Silverado

I installed this front receiver onto my truck to help me push my trailer into a narrow parking spot alongside my home. I used to need assistance from a spotter to help me back the trailer in, but now I can push it from the front and park it without any help. Thank you etrailer.com customer service for helping me choose the correct model for my Silverado 3500, and for the extremely fast shipping. I couldn't be more pleased!



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2002 Chevrolet Silverado

A solid hitch and super easy install. With the factory tow hooks, the install only required a 18mm socket and some of the hardware provided on my 2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD ext cab.



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2001 Chevrolet Suburban

Took it camping over 4th of July hauled my firewood did not have to buy any at campground saved me money and it will be well used. Thanks E-Trailer best investment this year. Thank You Jason L.



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2003 Chevrolet Silverado

Front hitch was delivered on time, with easy to comprehend instructions, and took less than 10 minutes to install. I have already put a 2" ball in and used to move my boat in my small backyard. I couldn't be more pleased and only wished I had purchased it earlier!



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2011 GMC Sierra

This product was installed on my 2003 GMC Sierra 2500 HD pickup. The install took me approximately 15-20 minutes using a floor jack and a battery operated impact driver. No modifications to the bumper fascia were needed, nor was it necessary to remove the factory tow hooks. Although it has not been tested, the build quality seems very well made and capable of performing my intended use, which is to mount a motorcycle carrier and dirtbike. The position of the receiver is rather low (approximately 11.5” from the floor on my stock truck with 265/75/16 BFG AT’s), which may make the approach on steep driveways/berms difficult with a motorcycle carrier mounted. A receiver hitch riser may alleviate this concern, however. Untested, I would opine that this tow hitch will more than meet its intended use for me and would strongly recommend this product for its build quality and ease of installation.



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2000 GMC Sierra

Perfect fit, easy installation, fast sh ipping.



- 65028
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Suggest the outside screws be loosened at installation. Makes it easier to start the new inside screws that secure the receiver frame. Add a short extension and a universal to the tool list. If a helper is not available, use a floor jack to hold in position. Simple quick installation.



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Very nice, I did installed it in one hour but don't try to do it without a floor jack, to heavy for one person to lift it and start the screws. worth the money and makes it easier to park a boat in a tight space. Thanks



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2004 Chevrolet Silverado

The hitch was all that I had expected. However the box it came in was destroyed with holes on all four (4) sides. I hoped all the hardware was still intact somewhere when I opened the already open box. Thankfully, all the hardware was taped to the hitch and all was present. The hitch looked alright with no damage, so the only thought is that the product should be better packaged to prevent any shipping damage or loss of parts.



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Chevrolet Silverado

This bolted up in fifteen to twenty minutes. It is very heavy duty. I only use it to carry a couple of generators for camping.



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2003 Chevrolet Silverado

Sir: with the help of a couple of bottle jacks and a pry bar I was able to install the trailer hitch. The process was not quite as easy as the video, but went well. Once one bolt is installed, the user must adjust the hitch by prying to line up holes in truck frame with trailer hitch holes. The ability to adjust the height of the hitch with jacks as mounting proceeded helped pry ends into tight spaces and align holes. The hitch appears solid and welds are clean. Usage with Warn winch to pull will verify quality. Service was good and communications on package arrival and shipping were appreciated, as is your follow up message. Thank you, mc


Comments
good, strong product. No problems installing or using.
William - 10/29/2018



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2002 Suburban 2500 Super easy instal. Comes with extra hardware in case you do not have front tow hooks. If you do have front tow hooks then you are just replacing 4 existing bolts with longer ones and do not need the supplied nuts. Took me about 20 minutes with just an 18mm ratchet wrench (if you do not have the front tow hooks then you will also need a 19mm or 3/4” wrench). It fit in place perfect and was much easier than I expected.



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2004 Chevrolet Silverado

This was my first order from etrailer.com. Delivery of my front hitch was prompt. Ahead of my expectations. The hitch fit the front of my truck perfectly. No prying, beating, or cursing involved ! Thank you trailer, I will be doing business with you again !


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