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Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2"

Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2"

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This fully welded trailer hitch receiver bolts onto your vehicle's frame with no welding required. Powder coated steel is sturdy and corrosion resistant. Lowest Prices for the best trailer hitch from Curt. Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2" part number 13138 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-1624 for expert service.
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Curt Trailer Hitch - 13138

  • Class III
  • 2 Inch Hitch
  • 4000 lbs GTW
  • Curt
  • Visible Cross Tube
  • 400 lbs TW
  • 6000 lbs WD GTW
  • Custom Fit Hitch
  • 600 lbs WD TW

This fully welded trailer hitch receiver bolts onto your vehicle's frame with no welding required. Powder coated steel is sturdy and corrosion resistant.


Features:

  • Custom fit is designed specifically for your vehicle
  • Precision, robotic welding maximizes strength and improves fit
  • 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 protective base coat offers superior rust resistance
  • Stylish, round-tube design
  • Ball mount, pin and clip sold separately
  • Hitch assembled in the USA, bolts overseas


Specs:

  • Receiver opening: 2" x 2"
  • Rating: Class III
    • Maximum gross trailer weight: 4,000 lbs
      • Maximum GTW when used with weight distribution: 6,000 lbs
    • Maximum tongue weight: 400 lbs
      • Maximum TW when used with weight distribution: 600 lbs
  • Limited lifetime warranty


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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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Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2" - 13138

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (264 Customer Reviews)

This fully welded trailer hitch receiver bolts onto your vehicle's frame with no welding required. Powder coated steel is sturdy and corrosion resistant.

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1995 Ford Ranger

My hitch arrived several days ahead of the estimated time. It came securely packaged with all the hardware I needed. Most other places I looked to purchase from couldn't ship for at least 45 days, these guys shipped it right out. I removed my spare tire, although I wouldn't have to and got to work. Took about a half hour to install. Great experience, I will continue to use etrailer for my trailer and hauling needs.



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Awesome thanks . It arrived 4 days early . Couldn't have been packaged any better. one of the easiest things to install. I had to drop my spare tire first other than that 15 minutes tops.I would buy from E trailer again in a second great product great service thanks. James O'Connor


Comments
Awesome Great Product Very Easy to install.
Jim O - 06/18/2021


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The Curt 13138 fits my '97 Ranger perfectly. The 3 toughest parts with the install were 1. Loosening the bumper bracket bolts, 23 years of rust will make that tough 2. Cordless batteries were dead and the wife had knocked a hatchet onto the extension cords. So I soaked the bumper bolts with PB _and rust penetrant and fixed the extension cord in the half hour while the batteries charged. 3. I was working solo, so trying to balance, align and hold up the hitch while trying to get the first hitch bolt installed was not possible until I supported the hitch with a bucket. It really was a simple install and if I went out prepared would have taken 30 minutes. Even with drilling the 2 holes. It looks good, tows my trailer, works with my bicycle and canoe carriers. Perfect fit, easy to order, arrived quickly, great price. 2 photos- bucket supporting hitch for solo install and nice new clean hitch on my filthy truck.



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This Curt Hitch receiver is absolutely amazing!! Nothing beats the quality of USA made hitch receivers!! I’d recommend this to anyone, it fit my 2005 ford ranger like a charm! We installed it in less than 20 minutes, just needed a helping hand to hold it while I got the bolts seated. 10/10 very happy with my purchase. Thanks etrailer!!!



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It's a robust product with a good finish. My only problem (hitch) was my vehicle (2001 Ford Ranger, Edge 6'bed) frame/bumper attachment had clips that couldn't be removed until the other bolts were backed out to provide clearance to slide the retainer out. I am happy with etrailer.com and the many purchases I have made over the years.



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It is awesome havey duty and fit my truck prefect and the customer service was excellent i will always shop at etrailer from here out there price are good customer sivers is excellent and the shipping time was excellent too and what you see is excellent how it look when you get it



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2001 Ford Ranger

The hitch was very easy to install, took about 30 min. It fits perfectly to my 2001 Ford Ranger. The tow bar is very sturdy and is very well made! The delivery was fast, I ordered it on a Monday, and it arrived on Friday. I would most DEFINETLY recommend this to anyone who is considering this for a tow bar.


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Everything has been working great! They have been holding up very well to the tests of winter and summer. Thanks for asking.
Mt.Man - 05/14/2018



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1999 Ford Ranger

Once I got bumper bolts removed, took about 30 minutes, with a help of friend holding one side, to mount and secure. Lowering spare really facilitates mounting. No drilling required, excellent fit with easy to follow instructions. Will use to pull my ski boat and pop up camper. Looks extremely sturdy. Like distance from ground to receiver. Highly recommend product, ordering easy and delivery and packing was excellent.


Comments
Great, still living up to my initial review.
Arthur - 07/01/2019



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I've had this hitch for a year now, and it's still as great as it was on day one. It tucks up behind the bumper nicely to keep a nice clean appearance, and the powder coating has help up nicely. No complaints from me. Installation was easy, removing the hitch the previous owner put on was the hardest part.



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2002 Ford Ranger

First off, the install took just 15-20 minutes. The product fitment for bolt up was flawless and it has a good powder coated finish. Your install videos were great as they prepared me as to what I needed before the hitch arrived (like an 18mm deep wall impact socket). Thanks for posting those! Biggest drawback is that it makes it pretty much impossible to lower the spare tire without having to remove the receiver. Not something that I will be looking forward to when and if I get a flat. I'm going to chock that up to me running the next size up from stock tires? They aren't much bigger but maybe that's how close the fitment is to the stock size?


Comments
James, thank you for your review. Since you mention that your spare tire is not stock size, I recommend that you relocate your spare tire before use to prevent any damage.
-- Etrailer Expert Laura E - 07/19/2017


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Installation was so easy. Simple, complete instructions and online video. High-quality, strong hitch. My truck is happy!



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1998 Ford Ranger

Easy install, other than having to drill two 1/2" holes in the truck frame. Nice quality hitch. I have a 1998 Ranger 4X4 so the tires are at the larger end of the OEM tire range (P235/75R15). My spare tire did fit in the well once the hitch was in place, however the tire is shifted a little bit forward due to interference with the hitch's square receiver tube. My spare is suspended on a crank-up cable mechanism, so placement is not critical. It's fine though, very secure. I like the way this hitch is mostly hidden from view once installed. Very clean look.



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2008 Ford Ranger

Ordered it on a Friday and received it the following Thursday. Great product, reasonable priced topped off with fast delivery you cannot go wrong with etrailer. Highly recommend etrailer.



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1995 Ford Ranger

Ordered this for our old 95 Ranger camping truck. 100% satisfied with etrailer.com as always! Great customer service, blazing fast shipping,highest quality products and simple instructions that my 8 year old and his dog can follow. Less than an hour for the three of us to install



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2003 Ford Ranger

I received my hitch in 2 days and found it was just as described.... very heavy duty, manufactured at a high level and high quality paint. I installed the hitch on my 2003 Ford Ranger in much less time than anticipated. The hitch was as specified and fit perfectly .. no need to drill holes either. Very pleased with the product and ease of installation.



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2003 Ford Ranger

easy install i n th 03 ranger wit step bumper. just used existing bolt holes and replaced the rearmost bolts and captive nuts with the carriage bolts supplid, boom boom done. super easy



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WORKS GREAT. FITS WITH SPARE TIRE. BOLTED UP FINE 2 HOLES DRILLED 2 FACTORY. VERY HAPPY WITH IT!



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Was scheduled to receive my order on March 31; I received it on the 26th. I had my auto service guys to install it and they reported that it was a perfect fit. I had purchased one from NAPA and it would require that the spare tire be removed or relocated. This hitch from e-trailer was the answer.



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I can count on the staff at etrailer to provide information before and after the sale. Thanks to all.



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1997 Ford Ranger

Fit perfectly. Got the curt for my 97 ford ranger to pull my 5×12 trailer. Its always great to have a good quality hitch. No more using my bumper to pull, always made me nervous using the bumper. Very happy. Thanks etrailer.



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Shopping on etrailer.com is the best. Easy to find what you need with all the information needed to make the right choice. The installation videos are very helpful along with the instructions.



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Excellent paint on this hitch. Boxed very well with parts and instructions. As video on etrailer, I rate this as an easy installation. Took 40 minutes by myself. Jack stands and Jack, used air socket, followed instructions.



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2010 Ford Ranger

Solid piece of hardware Well thought out Am not exactly a pin ball wizard but got er done in OK time Ford ranger 1997 bolts came out easily....remove & discard bolt clips Only remove two bolts...but loosen all 4 so clips can be popped out Buy a good 1/2 " drill bit ahead of time Wear real eye protection...do u want hot metal filings in your eye? Forgot to order the pin Excellent customer service and follow through Wish I had done this 10 yrs ago



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From ordering to quick shipping to installation every step of the way was very easy. No problems what so ever,,,,Thank you



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Exactly what i needed, plus it came earlier than expected. It was so easy to install . It said professionals 30 min, amateurs 90 min. Well, i'm no pro, but in about 45 min i was done, easy peasy!


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Ask the Experts about this Curt Trailer Hitch

  • 2007 Ford Ranger Trailer Hitch to Fit Full Size Spare Tire and Wiring
    I recommend Curt Class III Round Tube Receiver Hitch part # 13138 to fit the 2007 Ford Ranger with 16 inch spare tire. The Curt Trailer hitch is designed to fit around the spare tire and the installation does not require the spare tire to be removed temporarily. I have attached a photo to show how it installs around the spare tire and an installation video of the hitch on a Ford Ranger. I recommend Curt T-Connector Vehicle Wiring Harness part # C55774 if the Ranger needs wiring and has...
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  • Comparing Class III 2 inch Hitches for 1998 Ford Ranger
    For your 1998 Ford Ranger we have three hitches that have a 2 inch opening and a Class III designation. The Curt # 13138, the Curt # 13019, and my favorite the Draw Tite part # 75082. I like the Draw Tite the most because it has a concealed cross tube so the hitch in general will be less visible. Also it has the best price too.
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  • Correct Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver for a 2018 Ford Explorer
    The correct Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver for a 2018 Ford Explorer is part # C13386 which offers a direct bolt-on installation. I have attached an install photo as you requested as well. If you will be towing, don't forget get the Curt T-Connector Vehicle Wiring Harness part # C56172 which is plug-n-play and the etrailer Ball Mount Kit part # 989900. The Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver part # 13138 is for a Ford Ranger.
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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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  • Will Curt 13138 Trailer Hitch Fit on 2004 Ford Ranger FX4 with 245/75R16 Spare Tire
    I'm not 100% sure what size tire came on your 2006 Ford Ranger but if the 245/75R16 spare you have is the stock tire then you won't have any problems with the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver # 13138 installed. We did have a customer send in a picture where the Curt receiver was really close to their tire but they had bumper up in size which is where the problem came from. Attached is an installation video of this on a 2006 Ranger that you can check out.
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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch Receiver And Wiring For 2005 Ford Ranger
    For your 2005 Ford Ranger, the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver Class III - 2" # 13138 is a confirmed fit. It does not require the spare tire be moved. It will require on some models drilling two 1/2 inch holes into frame at forward end of hitch. It will be about 16 inches from the top of the receiver opening to the ground. For all bike racks and non-towing applications, Curt requires the use of a stabilizing strap # 18050. Most of these Rangers are prewired with a factory 4-way flat....
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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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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch Receiver and Other Parts for Towing a Trailer with a 2004 Ford Ranger
    Hidden Hitch has actually been discontinued completely. They were purchased some time ago by the same parent company as Draw-Tite. If there are any still floating around it's because they haven't run out yet. However, we no longer carry the 70181. Instead for your 2004 Ford Ranger I recommend the Curt # 13138. It has similar specs and look to the 70181. I've attached a video of it being installed on a 2006 Ranger. If you're going to be towing a trailer with the Ranger you'll also...
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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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  • Is Drilling Required When Installing a Front Mount Trailer Hitch on a 1997 Ford Ranger
    When installing the Curt Front Mount Hitch, # 13138 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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  • 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 1998 Mazda B Series Truck
    The hitch that is on your 2007 Honda Accord is not compatible with your 1998 Mazda B Series Pickup. You would need to get a hitch that is custom fit for your Mazda truck. For that I would recommend the Curt Trailer Hitch # 13138. Check out the install video I attached for this hitch as well. For trailer wiring I would recommend the Tow Ready Harness # 118325. For ball mounts I recommend the etrailer Ball Mount Kit # 989900. It comes with 2 ball mounts, 2 balls, a hitch pin with clip,...
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  • Trailer Hitch Recommendation for 2002 Ford Ranger Edge Flareside
    Yes, we spoke with our 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 installation details for the wiring as well.
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  • Is Drilling/Spare Tire Relocation Required to Install Curt Trailer Hitch 13138 on 2000 Ford Ranger
    The spare tire should not be an issue for Curt trailer hitch # 13138 for your 2000 Ford Ranger. The instructions, linked for reference below, state that relocation of the tire bracket is not required. Provided that the spare tire is a stock size then I do not anticipate there being an issue. Regarding any drilling it would appear that some trucks that take this hitch already have the required mounting holes on the frame. Others do not. On models that do not two 1/2 inch holes will need...
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  • Trailer Hitch Recommendation for a 1998 Ford Ranger
    The Curt Hitch part # 13138 that you referenced has been confirmed as a fit for your 1998 Ford Ranger so it would be the hitch for you to go with. There will be some drilling required for installation of this hitch. I attached an install video for you to check out that shows the hitch being installed on a similar 1999 Ranger. If you wanted to do 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...
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  • Choosing the Correct Aluminum Hitch Ball For 2004 Ford Ranger
    The Curt Class III Trailer Hitch Receiver # 13138 is certainly the hitch I recommend for your 2004 Ford Ranger so that the spare tire can remain stored under the vehicle. To choose the correct ball mount for your truck and trailer, it is best to measure from the top inside of the hitch receiver to the ground and from the bottom of the coupler lip to the ground. The difference in these measurements will tell us what rise or drop we need in a ball mount. Since you don't have the hitch...
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  • Recommended Class III Trailer Hitch for 1993 Ford Ranger with Full Size Spare
    For your 1993 Ford Ranger XLT, I recommend the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver # 13138. This Class III hitch is confirmed to fit your truck and will fit along with the full size spare tire under the vehicle. The hitch has a towing weight capacity of 4,000 pounds and a tongue weight capacity of 400 pounds. Just note that some drilling will be required during installation. I have attached the written installation instructions and a video on the 1999 Ford Ranger that you can use for reference. If...
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  • Trailer Hitch and Wiring for a 1999 Ford Ranger Flareside
    Yes, the Curt trailer hitch # 13138 will fit your 1999 Ford Ranger flareside. The video I have linked shows installation on a regular bed but it will be the same on your model. If you plan on doing some towing I recommend 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 ball, hitch pin with clip, and a storage bag. If the ball mount kit does...
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  • Recommendation For Hitch For 1997 Mazda B2300 That Work With Spare Tire
    Clearance for your spare tire on your 1997 Mazda B2300 may be an issue. Both Curt hitches Item # 13019 and Item # 13138 are designed to not interfere with a full size spare tire. Several customers have commented that Curt Hitch Item # 13138 fits with the spare without any challenges so I would go with this one. I also recommend the Etrailer Ball Mount Kit, Item # 989900, that comes with 2 ball mounts, 2 balls (1-7/8 inch and 2 inch), 2 pin and clips, and a storage bag. I also...
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  • Will the Curt Hitch # 13138 Fit on a 2008 Ford Ranger with a Standard Spare Tire
    The Curt Trailer Hitch # 13138 will fit on your 2008 Ford Ranger with a full sized standard spare tire mounted on the bottom of your truck. This hitch is specifically made to accommodate the spare tire carried under 2008 Ford Rangers and our customers have not had issues installing this hitch on their trucks with spare tires mounted. 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 and clip and a storage...
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  • Trailer Hitch Fit for a 2002 Ford Ranger Stepside
    I spoke with my contact at Curt and he informed me that the hitch part # 13138 that you referenced is a confirmed fit for your 2002 Ford Ranger Stepside and would work well for you. I attached an install video for you to check out as well. If you wanted to do 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,...
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  • Trailer Hitch Availability for 2000 Ford Ranger Stepside
    I confirmed with my contact at Curt Manufacturing that their 2-inch Class III hitch part # 13138 is a fit on your 2000 Ford Ranger Stepside. The linked installation video illustrates the mounting process on a 1999 Ranger. Drilling is required. The recommended ball mount to use with it is part # C45030 and with it you can use 2-inch hitch ball # 63845. For a wiring harness use part # 118344 which is a simple plug-in installation at the truck's taillights.
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  • Replacement Hardware to Install a Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver
    For replacement hardware to install the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver # 13138 into a Ford Ranger or Mazda Pickup you'll need to use part # RHK. On the product page for # RHK just select Curt and enter the model number when ordering so you get the exact hardware for the hitch.
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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch for 2004 Ford Ranger with Full Size Spare and Stepside Bed
    For your 2004 Ford Ranger with a full size spare and stepside bed, I recommend the Curt Class III Round Tube Receiver Hitch # 13138. This is a Class III trailer hitch that will provide a 2 inch receiver opening with a 400 pound tongue weight capacity and a 4,000 pound towing weight limit. It is confirmed to fit with a full size spare and there will be no issues with the stepside bed. I have attached an image that shows the hitch installed around a full size spare tire. I have attached...
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  • Recommended Hitch for 1999 Ford Ranger XLT Supercab
    There are several available hitches for your 1999 Ford Ranger. I would not recommend the 1-1/4" Class II Curt hitch, which leaves three other available options. There are two different Curt Class III hitches, the # 13019 as well as the Curt Round Tube # 13138 hitch. The third option is the Draw-Tite # 75082 Max Frame Receiver Hitch. I recommend the Draw-Tite # 75082 over the others. The hitch is less visible with a concealed cross tube which gives it a better look when installed on your...
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  • Does the Curt Hitch Interfere with my Spare tire on my 1999 Ford Ranger?
    No the curt is a great fit. Your spare tire will fit right back in its original position after installing the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver Class III part # 13138 . I have included a photo of it installed for you to reference hoe it fit with the spare. If you plan on pulling a trailer and don't have wiring yet the Tekonsha T-One Vehicle Wiring Harness with 4-Pole Flat Trailer Connector part # 118325 is designed to work with your Ranger and doesn't require you to cut or splice any of...
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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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  • Do 1996 and 1998 Ford Rangers Share Common Class II and Class III Trailer Hitch Fits
    Hitch fits for the 1996 and 1998 Ford Ranger are the same as long as the 1996 Ranger is NOT the GT version. For the GT version of the 1996 Ranger we have no hitch fits. I have linked two pages for you that show all available Class II and Class III hitches for both model years. Please note that you cannot re-use the hitch installation hardware when you re-install the hitch. The hardware for hitches is intended for a single use only and it must be replaced with a new hardware kit in...
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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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  • Distance Between Mounting Holes On Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver 13138
    The Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver # 13138 you were looking at measures 30-3/4" between the two furthest back mounting holes center to center, 31" between the two closer mounting holes center to center, and 5-3/4" between the holes vertically as shown in the included diagram. From the mounting flange to the top of the receiver tube measures 5-1/2". The # 13138 is a custom fit for the 1983-2012 Ford Ranger and 1994-2010 Mazda B Series Pickups, so as long as your vehicle is one of these...
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