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Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2"

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2017 dodge journey trailer hitch draw-tite class iii 400 lbs wd tw 75648
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2017 dodge journey trailer hitch draw-tite custom fit 400 lbs wd tw max-frame receiver - class iii 2 inch
2017 dodge journey trailer hitch draw-tite custom fit class iii in use
2017 dodge journey trailer hitch draw-tite custom fit 4000 lbs wd gtw max-frame receiver - class iii 2 inch
2017 dodge journey trailer hitch draw-tite class iii 4000 lbs wd gtw 75648

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draw-tite trailer hitch custom fit 4000 lbs wd gtw 75648
draw-tite trailer hitch custom fit 4000 lbs wd gtw 75648
draw-tite trailer hitch custom fit 4000 lbs wd gtw max-frame receiver - class iii 2 inch
draw-tite trailer hitch custom fit 4000 lbs wd gtw 75648
draw-tite trailer hitch custom fit 4000 lbs wd gtw 75648
draw-tite trailer hitch custom fit 4000 lbs wd gtw max-frame receiver - class iii 2 inch
draw-tite trailer hitch class iii 4000 lbs wd gtw 75648
draw-tite trailer hitch custom fit 4000 lbs wd gtw 75648
draw-tite trailer hitch custom fit 4000 lbs wd gtw max-frame receiver - class iii 2 inch
draw-tite trailer hitch custom fit 4000 lbs wd gtw 75648
draw-tite trailer hitch custom fit 4000 lbs wd gtw max-frame receiver - class iii 2 inch
draw-tite trailer hitch custom fit 4000 lbs wd gtw 75648
draw-tite trailer hitch custom fit 4000 lbs wd gtw 75648
draw-tite trailer hitch custom fit 4000 lbs wd gtw 75648
draw-tite trailer hitch custom fit 4000 lbs wd gtw 75648
draw-tite trailer hitch custom fit 4000 lbs wd gtw max-frame receiver - class iii 2 inch

  • Draw-Tite
  • Class III
  • 2 Inch Hitch
  • 4000 lbs GTW
  • 400 lbs TW
  • Visible Cross Tube
  • 4000 lbs WD GTW
  • Custom Fit Hitch
  • 400 lbs WD TW
Fully welded vehicle trailer hitch is strong and durable. Draw-Tite's Tested Tough guarantee ensures that this hitch exceeds industry standards. The combination of an e-coat base and a powder coat finish provides excellent rust protection. Lowest Prices for the best trailer hitch from Draw-Tite. Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2" part number 75648 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.



Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch - 75648

Fully welded vehicle trailer hitch is strong and durable. Draw-Tite's Tested Tough guarantee ensures that this hitch exceeds industry standards. The combination of an e-coat base and a powder coat finish provides excellent rust protection.


Features:

  • Custom-fit trailer hitch lets you tow a trailer or carry a bike rack or cargo carrier with 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
  • Stylish, round-tube design
  • Ball mount, pin and clip sold separately


Specs:

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



75648 Draw-Tite Class 3 Trailer Hitch Receiver - Max-Frame

87487 Hidden Hitch Class 3 Trailer Hitch Receiver



75648 Installation InstructionsInstallation Details 75648 Installation instructions

This Product Fits The Following Vehicles

2009 - 2018 Dodge Journey



Video of Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2"


Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Trailer Hitch Installation - 2017 Dodge Journey - Draw-Tite

Speaker 1: Today on our 2017 Dodge Journey we're going to be taking a look at and showing you how to install the Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver, Class III. Part number 75648. This is what our hitch looks like when it's installed. It has a nice round-tube design. This has a 2" by 2" receiver tube, which will accommodate a wide variety of accessories.This hole here is going to be for the 5/8" hitch pin hole and this is going to be for your J-pin stabilization device. The J-pin stabilization device is going to be used for taking the shake and play out of any of your hitch mounted accessories.

It's a loop style safety chain hookup, give you plenty of room to hook up your chains. You can see we have a prewelded mounting plate to attach most wiring harnesses.Now this hitch just sticks out just a little bit past your bumper, but still gives you good access to your hitch pin hole. Now on this hitch there is a 400 pound max tongue weight and a 4,000 pound max trailer weight. It does support the use of weight distribution, however the weight does stay the same. I do recommend you check your owner's manual to make sure that your vehicle can withstand that amount of weight.Now we'll give you a couple measurements to help you when deciding on any hitch mount accessories you may need, such as bike racks, ball mounts, or cargo carriers.

From center of the hitch pin hole to the outer most part of the bumper will be about 1-1/2". From the ground to the top of the inner most part of the receiver tube will be about 15".First thing we need to do to start our install is we need to lower our exhaust. What we want to do is we want to spray our hangers with some soapy water. This makes them a little easier to take off. Next what you want to do is get you a strap and I like to just hang it by the springs to support your exhaust when you take it off the hangers.

Now you have a rubber hanger here and you have a rubber hanger on this side of the exhaust on both sides of the car. You want to remove those. Now on the inside towards the spare tire you're going to notice this strap. You want to pop that off and just let it hang there because we're going to put it back on later.Sometimes these hangers are a little difficult to get off, so you're going to need to use a pry bar, so this strap that we took off down here, I'm going to go ahead and put it back on down here and take it off at the top. That way it doesn't get damaged when we put the pry bar up there.

Then we're going to repeat that same process on the other side of the vehicle.Here on our passenger side what we're going to do is we're going to take our handle nut and we're going to feed it up through this square hole in the frame. We're just going to let it sit right here on this back hole. We're going to repeat that same process on the other side. On this back hole right up on the bumper support, we're going to run our lead wire through. Going to take the long skinny spacer, go ahead and slide that up into your bumper support, take your carriage bolt, thread it onto your wiring, and pull that up through the hole. We're going to do the same thing on the other side.Your hardware kit's going to come with four beveled spacers like this. What we're going to do to make it easier on ourselves, we're going to take the fat end on the top here and you want to tape it to your hitch. Now we're going to repeat the same process on the other side. Now with a second set of hands we'll go ahead and set our hitch in place. Put your conical tooth washer on and your hex nut. You want to make sure that the conical tooth washer, you want to make sure the teeth are facing up toward the hitch.With our second beveled spacer, what we're going to do is we're going to slide it on our wire feed. What you want to do is you want to put it on the opposite way that you did the other one. Put your conical tooth washer on and your hex nut. Then we're going to repeat that same process on the other side. Now that we have our hardware in place, we're going to take a 3/4" socket and tighten everything down. We're going to do the same thing on the other side.Now that we have everything snugged up, we'll go ahead and torque everything down to the specifications that are in the instructions. Once we have our hitch torque done, we'll go ahead and reinstall our exhaust. Again, go ahead and spray these rubber hangers down. How you can go ahead you put your ground strap back on. Once we have our exhaust back up into place, we can remove our safety strap.That will do it for the Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver. Part number 75648, on our 2017 Dodge Journey.


Customer Reviews

Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2" - 75648

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (71 Customer Reviews)

Fully welded vehicle trailer hitch is strong and durable. Draw-Tite's Tested Tough guarantee ensures that this hitch exceeds industry standards. The combination of an e-coat base and a powder coat finish provides excellent rust protection.

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Outstanding!!!... and i mean outstanding customer service and fast 3 day delivery included in price. Trailer hitch fit my 2015 dodge journey perfectly. On top of all this, there is a step by step instructional video on how to install the hitch. By far, one of the best online purchase experiences ever. I recommend etrailer.com 110%!!!! Simply outstanding, professional and thorough service! 177604


Comments

Javier hi, I would like to hear your experience regarding the hitch on a 2015 journey crossroad with the chrome bar on the back fender. My journey crossroad has it and I am afraid that it could be damaged by the hitch. Thanks for your comments regarding this matter.Manny.

-- comment by: Manny P - 09/30/2015

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2015 Crossroad? Great thanks I have the same vehicle and have been looking for a hitch.

-- comment by: Nate - 12/06/2015

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I am very pleased with the hitch. Along with the hitch, I ordered the ball mount and the wiring harness. Delivery was on point. I was going to have my mechanic install the hitch, but after watching your video a few times, I decided to tackle the job myself. It did take me about three hours to complete the installation. Of course in your video, it's all done with a lift which I didn't have. Followed the video and the installation came out great. Great product and video to referred to when needed. 293786



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WOW HITCH WENT ON EASY VIEDO WAS SPOT ON !! CAME TO ME 1 DAY EARLIER THEN STATED PACKED WELL STURDY MATERIAL AWESOME AND ONE OF THE BEST HITCHES I HAVE INSTALLED IN YEARS PICTURES SHOWS HITCH ON 2016 JOURNEY AND OTHER PHOTO SHOW WIREING UP THE TRAILER LIGHTS THANK YOU FOR GREAT COMSTRER SERVICE AND QUICK REPLY WITH QUESTIONS I HAD REGUARDING THIS INSTALATION 300517


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great with no modifications. It truly was a plug and play operation, requiring no changes to the basic vehicle, which means that it can be removed later without issues. It took a little more time to get installed than I had expected, but a lot of that was because of how particular I was on hiding

JAY M - 09/24/2017

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The product was shipped in 3 days. I had very little trouble with the install because the instructions were very simple. Make sure to get lube for the bands holding the exhaust, the hardest part for me was getting those bands off. The only minor "issue" would be that the instructions included 4 washers and only 2 came with the package. All in all you can not beat the price. I have a friend with a similar vehicle get the same products (Frame Hitch and wiring) installed by a trailer dealer and they were charged $500. My cost was some of my personal time and cost under $200. Would highly recommend and this is coming from a guy who is not all that handy with tools. 80992



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Excellent service, fast shipping. 114425


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Products have been great. I tow my fishing boat almist daily and Ive never had any issues. Thanks for the follow-up.

Scott c - 01/22/2015

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Very easy to install. Fit is perfect . Looks great. Thanks. 116746


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Products fit perfect look great and I am very pleased. Thank you.

Doug L - 03/05/2015

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Good hitch not to bad to install took me and the wife about 3 hours to install the hitch and wiring for the trailer lights. ETrailer was very fast on shipping I ordered on Thursday and it was here the next day 313785



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Fit right in with just 4 bolts and your done. Sticks out a little too much past the bumper. But you don't have much room to work with since the spare tire is right there. 421718



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We order a lot of hitches through Etrailer for the business that we own. The have been amazing! We get great products at fair prices. They always ship super fast and if there is any delay they let us know by phone/email right away and give us other options to get a product quicker. They have a great selection and I most of all love their easy to use guide to how long install usually takes and if it requires drilling. It is a quick reference to choose between all of the options for hitches they have. 276700



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Very nice hitch setup for the Journey. Recessed enough to prevent shin knocks when walking around the vehicle. I chose the hitch for this very reason and was happy that it sits under the rear fascia without sticking out. Looks factory. Instructions were well written and install went without issues. I spent more time dealing with unhooking the dual mufflers than bolting this unit up and torquing it down. The product videos closely reflect the work involved in installing one of these. 307619



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The hitch was more heavy duty and rugged than I expected. Took about an hour to install. All the hardware was there and everything lined up perfectly. The how to video for my make and model of vehicle really made installation easier. Differently would recommend e-trailers hitches. 173227



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Hitch arrived for Dodge Journey very quickly and was the proper one for vehicle. Installation was more complicated than expected as you can't see past the mufflers to locate the position of the handle nuts. As an amateur, I spent a LOT of time trying to get the bolts into those nuts, by feel alone. Finally succeeded and the hitch looks great and no rattling with exhaust components. For their part, etrailer did an excellent job getting the right hitch and rapid delivery. 99017



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Great hitch! Easy install and looks great! We originally bought one off of Amazon and after 3 hours of fighting with it we realized it was too big even after Amazon said it was compatible with my vehicle. I have a 2016 Dodge Journey Crossroad. Very happy with our purchase! 384960



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Receiver fit into place with no issues. Only challenging part of the install was getting the muffler lowered since I had a hard time reaching the rubber isolators and getting them unhooked. Once that was out of the way the receiver went on fairly easily. 376347



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The draw tite trailer hitch arrived in two days and in great shape. The installation only took 30 minutes and the video was very helpful. I knew exactly what to do when it arrived. I will definitely recommend etrailer to family and friends. 275509



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Hitch was delivered very promply. Installation was very easy, I didn't even jack up the car or put it up on ramps. Wireing kit was very easy to install. Hitch and wireing kit had everything needed, I didn't have to purchase anything else. E-trailer also provides videos with step by step installation on what ever car or truck you are installing hitch on. I installed mine on a 2012 Dodge Journey. 43376


Comments

you did hitch with out jack

-- comment by: - 03/07/2014

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It is tight, but it is relatively easy to access the mounting locations on this vehicle, even when sitting on the ground.

-- Patrick B - 3/7/2014


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The product arrived and packaged great. etrailer was very efficient in their shipping and in the explanation of the product to fit my vehicle. I will go with etrailer again for any trailering products I need in the future. Unfortunately, I had to return the product because plans changed and we no longer needed the product. Maybe again in the future. 409887



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A VERY WELL BUILT, HEAVY DUTY, PRODUCT. EXCEEDED MY EXPECTATIONS. EASY TO ORDER, FAST SHIPPING AND VERY GOOD DETAILED INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS. A CREDIT TO THE SOLID CONSTRUCTION...HITCH WAS A BIT HEAVIER THAN I EXPECTED..SO HAVE A HELPER NEAR BY TO LEND A HAND. WOULD HIGHLY RECOMMEND TO ANYONE! ALSO...PRICE WAS EXCELLENT AS WELL! 258691



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Draw tite The order shipped extremely quickly and my expectations of the whole experience were greatly exceeded. I could not be happier with my order and I look forward to towing and hauling a lot in the future with my new hitch. Thanks to etrailer I can get the hauling a little sooner because I got my shipment so quickly. 5077



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I must have gotten the wrong one for a 09 journey because the rear holes was off by a half a hole, so I had to remove it and take it to a shop and enlarge the rear holes in order for it fit other than the inconvence of that it was fine. Sorry I did not take pictures 183988



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Very easy to install and works great with my utility trailer! 410262



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Product came sooner than expected. Mechanic that installed it said it was a good hitch and easy to install. Price was good. Saved me several hundred dollars as opposed to walking into a shop and have the whole thing done there. Good going etrailer!! 308651



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The hitch came in on time and was fairly easy to put on. It takes a couple of hours if this is your first time and now that I've done it, I can most likely do it in a hours time. But we'll worth it in the long run! Will order again from etrailer. 211149



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The hitch fit perfect and was easy to install. Only took 35min for the hitch once the exhaust was out of the way. Took an hour for the exhaust. The special tool would have helped. Hitch looks great under the vehicle. Would recommend this product. 44767



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Fits nicely and looks good. Looks like it should be there, not an aftermarket unit that looks out of place. Easy installation on Dodge Journey. Take the spare tire plastic ring down from the start to make it easier to drop the exhaust. 95685



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Hitch arrived much earlier than expected and was easy to install. Looks great on my 2012 Dodge Journey and funtions as advertised. I definately recommend using some WD-40 to loosen the rubber grommets when lowering the muffler. 27735



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The installation was very easy, which is not always the case when adding something to a vehicle. We have not towed anything yet, but it appears to be just what we need. Delivery, payment, and equipment have all been top-notch. 16616



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I have purchased many hitches from E-Trailer and have NEVER been disappointed. The shipping is extremely fast and the orders are shipped usually the same day. I would definitely recommend anyone getting a hitch from them. 216423



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Received the hitch in great condition! Husband installed it that afternoon. He was impressed with the ease of installation. So nice to deal with such a great company. 324741



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AWESOME product!! EASY to install to with some really neat fastener aids. Biggest challenge was releasing the rubber muffler hangers, and that took the most time. 386012



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Easy to order. I placed the order on Monday and it was delivered by Thursday. ( free shipping). I have not had it installed yet but it looks pretty easy. 334014



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Great product, received in like 3 days, perfect fit, great price, great video installation on your web site, can't say enough good things. Thanks 342273



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Instructions were good! Once I found the mufflers had a inside hanger beside the outside hanger, the mufflers dropped down and bolting was easy. 418948



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Great product, I would reccomend watching the video before installing yourself. I completed by myself in about an hour. Working great so far. 37329



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Best group of people I've had dealings with for a long time. I would recomend ETRAILER to any and people needing a great quality hitch. 42892



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Fit well and easy to install, all hardware was correct and appeared to be of good quality. I would recommend this product to others. 130400



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just what we needed, and the shipping was free and it got here in 3 days..that was great. thanks for the upgrade we love it 49288



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This fit like a glove. Easy to install with the Web video and they up graded my shipping free ill be back to buy again 39401



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Fast delivery, easy installation. I used the video on the etrailer web site and the hitch went on without a hitch!! 189058



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The hitch kit worked and installed perfectly, the hitch actually showed up 2 days prior than I expected!!!! Thanks 146326



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great service, easy to order, shipped and came in earlier than expected. Install of this product was easy too. 374849



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Great hitch. No one else had one to fit my new Journey including the dealer who told me that none were out yet. 283873



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Very quick shipping, customer was very pleased. Exact hitch they were looking for at a great price. 292674



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Easy installation. The vidoes are a great resource! Going to buy a hitch for my dads truck now! 49920



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I needed a hitch in a hurry, and it came faster than I expected and was excactly what I order 46951



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Overall great experience. Great product, quick delivery, easy install and great support! 31257



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Very happy with product and time delivered. one hour total installing by myself. 369903



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It came when it they it would , Very nice looking trailer hitch . thank you ,Greg 69497



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PRODUCT ARRIVED VERY QUICKLY, FREE SHIPPING WAS NICE. THE VIDEO IS A GREAT TOOL. 178888



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Easy install no complaints good value for the cost. Would recommend to others 381464


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  • Need Trailer Hitch and Wiring Harness for 2013 Dodge Journey
  • We offer several trailer hitch receivers for the 2013 Dodge Journey. Both 1-1/4-inch Class II and 2-inch Class III hitches are available. Since you intend to tow I recommend a 2-inch Class III hitch as this will provide more capacity, but you can see all available hitches on the link provided. I recommend Draw-Tite # 75648 which includes all required mounting hardware and instructions. It bolts on without need for welding. This 2-inch hitch has a 400-lb tongue weight rating and a 4000-lb...
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  • Comparing 2-Inch Class III Hitches for 2015 Dodge Journey
  • The fit of trailer hitches available for your 2015 Dodge Journey AWD does not depend on whether the transmission is all-wheel-drive (AWD) or front-wheel-drive (RWD). Both 1-1/4-inch Class II and 2-inch Class III hitches are offered and we always recommend going for the 2-inch hitch since it will offer higher weight capacity and be able to use more of the available hitch-mount accessories that are available, things like bike racks and cargo carriers. All hitches for your Journey are...
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  • Trailer Hitch Recommendation for a 2016 Dodge Journey
  • For your 2016 Dodge Journey the 2 inch trailer hitch I would recommend is the Draw Tite hitch part # 75648 that is a confirmed fit for your vehicle. 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, 2 inch ball, hitch pin with clip, and...
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  • Draw Tite Hitch Recommendation for a 2012 Dodge Journey
  • I do have a Draw-Tite hitch that will work on your 2012 Dodge Journey that is front wheel drive, but the hitch part # 36104 that you referenced is not designed for your vehicle so I cannot recommend it for you. You would want the Draw-Tite Trailer hitch part # 75648. This hitch is custom designed to work on your 2012 Dodge Journey and would work very well for you. I attached installation instructions and an install video for this hitch for you to check out. To complete your towing...
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  • Availability of Vehicle Wiring Harness and Draw-Tite Mounting Hardware for a 2017 Dodge Journey
  • For a vehicle wiring harness on your 2017 Dodge Journey with LED taillights, I recommend the T-One Vehicle Wiring Harness, # 118536. This wiring harness will plug up to existing OEM wiring plugs on your Journey. If you are only needing the mounting hardware for the Draw-Tite Max-Frame Class III Hitch, # 75648, then use part # RHK. This is a replacement hardware kit for trailer hitches. At the product page on # RHK, enter the Draw-Tite hitch # 75648 in the box and then select Draw-Tire...
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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch for a 2013 Dodge Journey
  • I do have a solution for you, but we do not carry the Reese brand of trailer hitches. We do offer a Draw-Tite hitch that will fit your 2013 Dodge Journey just like the Reese hitch will. A Draw-Tite trailer hitch is basically the same as a Reese hitch made by the same company since Draw-Tite is one of Reese's sister brands. The trailer hitch that I recommend for your 2013 Dodge Journey is the Draw-Tite Max-Frame # 75648. This is a Class III hitch that will work with your LED light and...
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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch for 2015 Dodge Journey Crossroads
  • I called my supplier and they told me the Draw-Tite, part # 75648 would be a fit for your 2015 Journey Crossroads. This is a Class lll hitch and it has a 2 inch receiver opening.
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  • Availability of Concealed Trailer Hitch for 2016 Dodge Journey
  • Because of the close proximity of the spare tire to the rear bumper, it isn't possible to conceal the hitch crosstube behind the bumper of your 2016 Dodge Journey, therefore all the hitches we offer would have the hitch mostly visible from the rear of the vehicle. Of the available hitches, the Curt Class III hitch, part # C13201 would be the least visible, because the cross tube bends upward on either side of the receiver tube, so it's a bit more concealed than the Draw-Tite or Hidden...
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  • Using Same Hitch on 2011 Grand Caravan and 2011 Dodge Journey
  • The design of the rear of the two vehicles you mentioned is different enough that the same hitch would not fit both vehicles. The overwhelming majority of trailer hitches are vehicle specific, they are designed to fit only one particular vehicle. For a 2011 Caravan, I would recommend the Draw-Tite Class III receiver, part # 75579. For a 2011 Dodge Journey, the Draw-Tite Class III, part # 75648 would be my recommendation. If you look at the linked instructions for both hitches, you can...
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  • Trailer Hitch and Wiring Recommendation for a 2013 Dodge Journey
  • For your 2013 Dodge Journey the part # 75648 is a confirmed fit that would be your best option for carrying a bike rack or towing a trailer. If your Journey has LED taillights the correct wiring harness would be the part # 118536 that you mentioned. If instead you have incandescent bulbs you would need the part # 118567 instead. Since 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...
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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch And Trailer Wiring Harness For 2014 Dodge Journey
  • The trailer hitch I recommend for your 2014 journey is the Draw-Tite hitch # 75648. This is a Class lll hitch and it has a 2 inch receiver opening. Since you plan on doing 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, 2 inch ball, hitch pin with clip, and a storage bag. If the ball mount kit does not include...
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  • Trailer Hitch Fit Confirmation for 2015 Dodge Journey Crossroads
  • We have confirmed with our contacts at Draw Tite that the hitch part # 75648 is a fit for your 2015 Dodge Journey Crossroads so we can guarantee it will fit. 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, 2 inch ball, hitch pin with clip, and a storage bag. If the ball mount kit does not...
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  • Does Draw Tite Hitch 75648 Fit 2016 Dodge Journey Crossroad
  • Yes, the Draw Tite Hitch part # 75648 that you referenced is a confirmed fit for your 2016 Dodge Journey Crossroad and would be a great hitch option. I attached an install video for more info as well.
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  • Towing Capacity Of 2010 Dodge Journey SE With Draw-Tite Class III Trailer Hitch Receiver
  • Your 2010 Dodge Journey SE is rated by the manufacturer to tow 1,000 lbs max. It seems low based on the hitch ratings like the Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2" # 75648, but the hitch is rated independently of the vehicle, so you will be limited by the manufacturer ratings. A 2 inch hitch receiver like this still is a great option because of the number of options you have for accessories like a ball mount, cargo carrier, and bike rack. For towing,...
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  • Is Fascia Trimming Required to Install a Trailer Hitch on a 2010 Dodge Journey RT
  • I did some checking and Draw-Tite trailer hitch # 75648 does not indicate that any fascia trimming is required to install it on a 2010 Dodge Journey RT. The hitch is listed as a fit for all models of the 2010 Dodge Journey. We have also not heard any customer complaints about rear fascia trimming on RT or any models. 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...
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  • Best Trailer Hitch Receiver for a 2018 Dodge Journey
  • The best trailer hitch receiver we have for your 2018 Dodge Journey is the Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver part # 75648. The Draw-Tite Max-Frame is a Class III hitch with a 2" receiver tube opening. As long as your Journey is not the all wheel drive (AWD) version then this hitch will work well for you. I have attached an installation video of the hitch installed on a similar 2017 Dodge Journey for reference.
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