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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. 1-636-306-4830 to order Draw-Tite front receiver hitch part number 65050 or order online at Free expert support on all Draw-Tite products. Great prices 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 - 65050

  • Front Mount Hitch
  • Draw-Tite
  • 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.


  • 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
  • Black powder coat finish covers e-coat base for superior rust protection
  • Sturdy, square-tube design


  • 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. Technical Support

At 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.

65050 Draw-Tite Front-Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver

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Draw-Tite Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - 2" - 65050

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (72 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.


This worked good on my 09 Chevy 3500HD. Since I have a truck camper, I carry our bikes on the front of the truck. The only down side of this is that the pin is behind the air dam. So you have to lie down under the truck to put the pin in.


After a year of having this on my truck I can say that I wish I did it sooner! The installation is easy as can be. The hitch is super handy as both a tow point and also as a kind of skid plate/bumper. I have contacted multiple ecology blocks and other objects in my truck, the hitch is the first thing to touch so nothing on the truck gets damaged! This is a super strong, affordable, and versatile addition to any vehicle!


VERY Easy install - not quite centered but that's no biggie - Used it already to fine tune the travel trailer into it's tight parking space. Also will be used for carhauler/utility trailer parking and canoe hauling and bike hauling and winch mount - Multi use deal! ; )


Well built product. Simple easy install. Mounted a 9k winch on this hitch and it saw solid at full load

Solid year down and its looking good. Has not succumb to the rust belt yet!
Marc R - 05/28/2022


I was very disappointed trying to follow the installation instructions and videos you provided. If you compare the pictures of previous installs to my install, the hitch is actually much lower on my bumper in relation to where the factory tow hooks are. This is the reference point they use in their instructions to cut the notch into the bumper for the receiver to come through. Now my bumper has a nasty huge cutout that I didn’t even need to use.

I remounted the license plate holder there to cover the ugly hole. That’s where the hitch receiver was suppose to exit the bumper.

Very disappointed and waisted a lot of time trying to understand what I did wrong , but I can only guess you sent me a different hitch with the Draw-Tite label on it.

2007 Chevy Silverado 3500


Easy install, rugged build quality, and nice coating. I'm excited to start using it. My only criticism is that not all trucks are alike. The instructions for locating the area in the plastic shroud to be removed could be revised. I cut out more material than I would have like, yet I followed the instructions very carefully.

2010 GMC Sierra

Product was as described and installation was easy. Had installed within 45 mins. Purchased because I ran out of room in my trailer and needed a little more space for seasonal equipment. Next step will be getting a winch for winter.


Great product and very easy to install.
Shipping was fast also
Makes a great way to haul bikes while pulling my camper

Duke - 03/31/2017


well built hitch was not a direct bolt on my truck had to remove brackets off the frame and drill holes in bottom of frame to attach hitch to truck will be using for winch average person would not be able to remove the brackets which were welded on at factory other than that should do what i want it to do

2008 Chevrolet Silverado

I have an 08 duramax and it fit perfectly. The cutting on the front plastic was very minimal and easy. The video installation video was a great help.

2010 GMC Sierra

Easy to mount. Not easy to use. I have a 2010 GMC 3500 that I installed this on. Instructions were perfect, but the actual stem of the unit was too short to use without getting under the truck to install the bike carrier-or anything else you want to use.


Works great easy to install and very useful, especially if you want to transport a dirt bike or two kids bikes with a back pack camper so you can still use access to your camper without blocking the rear door while you travel.Thanks.

Chevrolet Silverado 2500

The Draw-Tite hitch I ordered was a perfect fit for my Chevy 2500 HD. Installation was a snap taking about 25 min. Watching the installation video took all the guess work out of the project. I also ordered the
American flag receiver cover,and it looks great on the truck!

Nice of you to follow up Patrick. Still love my hitch! I also purchased a goal post rack to go with it. I use it to carry kayaks on the top of my truck when I pull my fifth wheel. I have received a lot of attention and questions about it since and have send people your way.
Jim S - 03/11/2015

2008 Chevrolet Silverado

Third purchase for new truck. These front end hitches make alot of work and play easier


gave it the low review because of access to the pin which has to be accessed from behind the facia. Many bike racks, one of stated uses for the rack and why I wanted it, require a threaded special threaded pin that has to be installed with a ratchet wrench. Since it is up behind the fascia, access for a wrench is not possible. Quality, construction, paint are all a “5”. If the pin hole has been out where you can access it that would have been a “5” as well.

Ram 2500

I mounted this hitch on the front of my 2500 HD Chevy with the intent to haul a generator to use when pulling a travel trailer. The installation when well, and I am very satisfied with the product.

Although I dont use it often, it is very functional.
Lowell B - 11/20/2020


This hitch was easy to install, it took me about 25 minutes to install it on my 2007 GMC Sierra Classic 3500. I’m looking forward to hauling my bikes up front instead of on the back of the camper.


Packaging could be alot better. My hitch got banged alittle bit. Paint on all the corners and sides had the paint chipped out,but cheffon h was very understanding and offered me a small credit to buy some paint to cover up the chipped paint. Very good customer service.

2015 BMW X5

I have used my front hitch dozens of times this past year and it has paid for itself time and time again. Reaching behind the bumper to get the hitch pin is a bit of a pain, but well worth it. People ask me how I like it and I sing praises every time, just wish I had bought and installed one sooner.

Another year in use, and another year its been worth it. 2008 Chevy Silverado 2500HD
Shawn D - 11/04/2019

2008 Chevrolet Silverado

Works great

Normand - 04/15/2019

2009 Chevrolet Silverado

Extremely easy to install. Re-uses the bolts for the tow hooks and two new bolts thru existing holes. Took longer to layout cutting a hole for the receiver opening in the truck's plastic air dam than bolting up the hitch. Fit perfectly and very good quality. Tip: Make your hole in the air dam big enough to slide the receiver pin in the hitch. On a 2500 HD Silverado the gap between the plastic air dam and cross beam is not big enough to fit your hand thru.


Very easy to install. Remove 2 bolts, place new hitch, install 4 bolts and you are done. Took less than an hour to do the entire job and everything fit properly.

2009 Chevrolet Silverado

I put this hitch on the front of our 2009 GMC Sierra. The plastic fascia is not as smooth as the Silverado but by marking with masking tape and cutting from both sides, I got the hole cut. After that it was easy lifting with a jack and bolting it on. The box came with some wear and the paint was chipped off in places but a rattle can took care of the exposed metal.

2010 GMC Sierra

Just what the doctor ordered!! Fit perfectly on my 2010 GMC Sierra 2500HD. Instructions explained things quite well. Would definitely recommend this receiver.


Excellent quality, fast shipping and great customer service. The Draw-Tite 65050 is an excellent product. It is tough to find a front receiver Hitch that allows you to retain decent approach angle. My truck goes into some really rough back country elk hunting spots and I need every bit of ground clearance I can get. This is the only front receiver that allows stock clearance. I intend to use it to haul mountain bikes while my pop up camper is on. Great product, I highly recommend.

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See what our Experts say about this Draw-Tite Front Receiver Hitch

  • Front Hitch Receiver Compatibility With Stock Front Tow Hooks
    For your 2010 Chevrolet Silverado 3500, I recommend the Draw-Tite Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver # 65050. You will not need to remove the stock front tow hooks for this receiver to be installed. You can see from the video that they are still in tact and it will walk you through the complete installation of this hitch.
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  • Can 2008 Chevy Silverado 2500 Front Hitch be Used to Push a Trailer with 750 Pounds Tongue Weight
    All of the available front mount hitches including # 65050 for your 2008 Chevy Silverado 2500 have a vertical load limit of 500 pounds. However, it is possible that since you will be pushing the trailer around the tongue weight could be lower if the front of the trailer was higher than the back or if you could move weight far enough back on the trailer to reduce the tongue weight. If you aren't pushing the trailer around very far or for very long then I wouldn't anticipate an issue.
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  • Can Draw Tite Front Hitch for 2008 GMC Sierra be Used with 12,000 lb Rated Winch
    The Draw Tite front hitch part # 65050 is a fit for your 2008 GMC Sierra 2500HD and has a line pull rating of 9,000 lbs. It would work great with the winch you have that has a 12k capacity pulling a trailer that weighs 9,000 lbs. Your winch would just be rated higher than needed which is a good thing as it won't be working too hard. I attached an install video for this front hitch for you to check out as well.
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  • Fitting Hitch Pin into Front Mount Hitch of 2008 Chevy Silverado
    By design the hitch pin hole of the front mount hitch # 65050 sits behind the front fascia. Otherwise the hitch would stick way out in front of the truck. In order to get a hitch pin in you need to reach under and behind the fascia.
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  • Ground Clearance of Draw-Tite 65050 Front Receiver on 2005 Chevy 2500 HD
    I don't have an exact hitch height available for the Draw-Tite # 65050 front mounted receiver but I can confidently say that the hitch will not affect your ground clearance at the front of the vehicle. As you can see in the provided photo, the hitch will install behind the front bumper fascia/front air dam, unlike some other front receivers that sit under the fascia. The receiver tube will sit right in the center of the fascia, height-wise as shown. Therefore, the hitch won't have any...
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  • Front Mount Hitch Recommendation for at 2007 Chevy Silverado 3500 That Accommodates Light Bar
    We have two front mount hitches that are confirmed as a fit for your 2007 Chevy Silverado 3500. Both of these hitches are installed directly to the vehicle frame. We do not offer a front hitch that mounts directly to the front tow hooks, but both of the front hitches mount below the tow hook locations. As long as the light bar that you already have installed on your truck and the cold air intake do not block access to the underside of the tow hook locations then either of these front...
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  • Front receiver hitch for 2007 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD
    We have Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receivers from Draw-Tite # 65050, and from Curt # 31109 that both have a max vertical weight limit of 500 lbs. This is max rating I have been able identify from our suppliers. I do not find a custom bolt on front mount with a limit in excess of 600 lbs.
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  • Will the Draw-Tite 65050 Fit a 2009 Chevy 2500HD Diesel?
    The Draw-Tite Front Mount Hitch # 65050 will definitely fit your 2009 Chevy Silverado 2500HD. Though there is no drilling required for the install, you will need trim the fascia and if a front mounted license plate is present, you will need to add the Draw-Tite # 5443 license plate holder.
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  • Which Front Hitch Fits on a 2007 GMC Sierra 2500HD with the New Body Style
    I have a solution for you, but the Draw-Tite # 65028 is not a fit for your 2007 GMC 2500HD. Instead you'll need the Draw-Tite Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - 2" # 65050, which is confirmed to fit on the 2007 GMC Sierra 2500HD. I've linked a review and installation video of this hitch for you as well.
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  • Front Hitch Recommendation for a 2010 Chevy Silverado 2500
    The 1500 and 2500 series 2010 Chevy Silverados have different frame designs. Because of that the # C31012 that you referenced would only fit a 1500 model. If you have a 2500 model you would instead want the # 65050 as I checked and it has been confirmed as a fit.
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  • Front Mounted Receiver Hitch for 2007 Sierra Classic
    Unfortunately, the frame with isn't the only consideration. According to Draw-Tite, the differences in the way the front bumper, fascia and grill are situated in regard to the front of the frame members on a 2007 Classic versus a 2007 New Body will prevent the # 65050 from being installed on a 2007 GMC Sierra Classic without extensive modification to the vehicle. I've provided a photo showing how the front clips are different on the 2 vehicles. For your 2007 Sierra Classic, I'd recommend...
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  • Which Front Mount Recevier Hitch for 2007 New Body Chevy Silverado 2500
    Per the fitguide on our website, the Curt # 31322 would be a fit for the 2007 Silverado new body 1500 model only. For a 2500, you'll want to use # 31109. I've confirmed with with Curt. Draw-Tite also offers the # 65050 which will sit up higher, just under the bumper, instead of just under the fascia, so you'll have better ground clearance at the front if you went this route. I've confirmed this fit with the folks at Draw-Tite. The installation videos for each hitch that I've linked will...
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  • Front Mount Draw-Tite Hitch for a 2005 Chevy Silverado 1500 Z71
    While we do have front mount hitches for your 2005 Chevy Silverado 1500 Z71 the Draw-Tite # 65050 that you referenced is not a fit. It is for the 2500HD and 3500HD models. For an '05 Silverado 1500 we have the Draw-Tite # 65023 for an LD or the Draw-Tite # 65028 for an HD.
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  • Front Mount Hitch for 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 Pickup
    I have attached a link to our front mount bolt-on hitches for 2008 Chevrolet Silerado 3500s for you. Both the Curt Front Mount Hitch # 31109 and the Draw-Tite Front Mount Hitch # 65050 have a 2 x 2 inch hitch receiver, a line pull maximum of 9,000 pounds, a vertical load max of 500 pounds, and a gross trailer weight max of 5,000 pounds. The Curt front mount hitch's receiver will sit just below the license plate on your vehicle. This hitch will provide an easier installation. I have attached...
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  • Front Mounted Hitch Compatible With 2011 Chevy Silverado 2500
    The Draw-Tite Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - 2" # 65050 is not compatible with your 2011 Silverado 2500. That hitch is a fit for 2007-2010 model years of the 2500. I get why you want a nicer profile, however the Draw-Tite Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - 2" # 65052 needs that space to insert a hitch pin. Another option for you is the Curt Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - 2" # C31023. I've attached a video of the Curt hitch to assist...
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  • Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver For 2001 Ford F-350 Without Having To Remove Front Bumper
    The Curt Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver # C31014 is the only front receiver that we currently offer for your 2001 Ford F-350 that does not require you to remove the front bumper. For it to mount your F-350 must have the blocker beam on the front. I have included a pic showing what the blocker beam looks like. If you do not have the blocker beam on your F-350 you will need to use the Draw-Tite Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver # 65022. This receiver will require you to temporarily...
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  • Recommended Kayak Carrying Solution for Silverado 2500 Towing 5th Wheel Trailer
    When you need to transport kayaks or canoes on a truck that's already towing a 5th wheel trailer or carrying a slide-in camper, often the best solution is to install a front-mount hitch and a load extender like the Erickson # EM07605. This is a steel load support bar for 2-inch hitches. You can use this in a front hitch like # 65050, for example, which fits a 2010 Silverado 2500.
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  • Compatibiltiy of Front Mounted Trailer Hitch on 2008 GMC Sierra 3500 Dually Not Cab and Chassis
    For your 2008 GMC Sierra 3500 dually, there are differences on many parts depending on if you have the cab and chassis frame or the Heavy Duty truck. There are also sometimes differences based on the SRW versus DRW on certain brackets for correct fit. It appears you are looking at the Draw-Tite Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - 2" # 65050 which is a fit for your 3500 Sierra Dually. It will require trimming and I've attached a photo to help with that. If you have a front...
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