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

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2003 ford explorer sport trac trailer hitch draw-tite class iii 6000 lbs wd gtw 75112
2003 ford explorer sport trac trailer hitch draw-tite custom fit 6000 lbs wd gtw 75112
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2003 ford explorer sport trac trailer hitch draw-tite custom fit 6000 lbs wd gtw max-frame receiver - class iii 2 inch
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2003 ford explorer sport trac trailer hitch draw-tite custom fit 6000 lbs wd gtw max-frame receiver - class iii 2 inch
2003 ford explorer sport trac trailer hitch draw-tite class iii 6000 lbs wd gtw in use
2003 ford explorer sport trac trailer hitch draw-tite custom fit class iii in use
2003 ford explorer sport trac trailer hitch draw-tite class iii 600 lbs wd tw 75112
2003 ford explorer sport trac trailer hitch draw-tite custom fit class iii max-frame receiver - 2 inch
2003 ford explorer sport trac trailer hitch draw-tite custom fit 6000 lbs wd gtw 75112
2003 ford explorer sport trac trailer hitch draw-tite custom fit 600 lbs wd tw in use
2003 ford explorer sport trac trailer hitch draw-tite 6000 lbs wd gtw 600 tw 75112

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  • Draw-Tite
  • Class III
  • 2 Inch Hitch
  • 5000 lbs GTW
  • 500 lbs TW
  • Visible Cross Tube
  • Custom Fit Hitch
  • 6000 lbs WD GTW
  • 600 lbs WD TW
Call at 800-298-8924 for expert service. We are your Ford trailer hitch experts, and offer a lowest price guarantee. carries a complete line of Draw-Tite products for your Ford Explorer Sport Trac 2001. Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2" part 75112 from Draw-Tite can be ordered online at Complete trailer hitch installation instructions and technical support.

2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac - Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2"

Fully welded Ford Explorer Sport Trac 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.


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


  • Receiver opening: 2" x 2"
  • Rating: Class III
    • Maximum gross trailer weight: 5,000 lbs
      • Maximum GTW when used with weight distribution: 6,000 lbs
    • Maximum tongue weight: 500 lbs
      • Maximum TW when used with weight distribution: 600 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. 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.

75112 Draw-Tite Class 3 Trailer Hitch Receiver - Max-Frame

87008 Hidden Hitch Class 3 Trailer Hitch Receiver

75112 Installation InstructionsInstallation Details 75112 Installation instructions
Weight Carrying Capacity
Gross Towing Weight (GTW):
5,000 lbs.

Tongue Weight (TW):
500 lbs.

Weight Distribution Capacity
Gross Towing Weight (GTW):
6,000 lbs.

Tongue Weight (TW):
600 lbs.

No drilling required Manufacturer Estimated Installation Time

Tech Tip

No drilling required for installation , Hitch will fit with full size spare tire stowed under vehicle

Complete Towing Package for 2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac

Retail: $256.48

Package Price:$189.65

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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 - 2003 Ford Explorer Sport Trac - Draw-Tite

Today on this 2003 Ford Explorer Sport Trac we're going to install part number 75112. This is what the hitch looks like once installed on our Sport Trac. Next we'll give you some measurements to help you out in selecting some accessories, such as a ball mount, a bicycle rack or a cargo carrier. From top of receiver opening down to the ground will be about 17". From the center of the hitch pin hole, to the outside edge of the bumper will about 3-1/4". Now I'll go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed.

First off we'll go ahead and show you where the hitch attaches to the frame of our vehicle. First it'll attach right here at the bottom of the frame at the end. Also there's an oval hole right here that the hitch will attach to. This is the passenger's side. On the driver's side it'll be the same way. Using our existing hole here and our oval hole.

On the driver's side we've got some wires in the way, so I'd like to remove those to just get them out of the way before we install our hitch and just re-route them. You can pry them off with a screwdriver. I'm using a trim panel tool to help remove them. Now you can probably zip these guys out of the way; because, the hitch will take up this area. What I like to do is actually disconnect them right here and run them over the top of the bumper structure. That way you don't have to worry about them getting anywhere near the suspension it moves back and forth.

We'll push in this tab and pull the connection apart, maybe. There it is. There's one on top too. It's a little bit harder to move. Now I'll pop mine loose here and as you push up on this tab here with a screwdriver you can go ahead and release it and then pull it apart.

We're just going to run our wires back over the top. Snap them back together. Now we've got these guys plugged back together. We don't have to worry about the wires being in the way of the hardware of the hitch. Next we'll go ahead and show you how the hardware works with the hitch. On the hole that's in the bottom of the frame, we'll get this block and a carriage bolt. This will go through the frame and then through the hitch. Then underneath we'll get a contoured tooth washer. Make sure the teeth in the washer always stays toward the hitch and a nut. For the hole in the side of the frame will get the hex bolt and a thin block. This will go from the inside to the outside of the frame. In between the hitch and the frame will also get this thicker block. Then on the outside of the hitch we'll get lock washer and then the nut. All right, now this will be the same on both sides of the hitch. Let's go ahead and take our carriage bolts and blocks and put them on the bottom of the frame first. It kind of helps put the block in first and then the carriage bolt; because, this nut gets in the way a little bit. With an extra set of hands we'll go ahead and put the hitch up in position. It's a bit of a tight fit, so it's a good idea to have something to support the hitch or a good friend that likes to lift things. Let's go ahead and put our bolt and block into place into the oval hole. Just enough to get it started. Then we'll go ahead and install our thick block. Got it through the block, but not through the hitch. We'll go ahead and rotate the hitch and move it around as needed to line it up and put the bolt through. There it is and then our lock washer and nut. Now we're done with the passenger's side and let's do the same thing on the driver's side. At this point with all of our hardware loosely installed, we'll go ahead and tighten down the bolts and then we'll torque them down as specified in the instructions. Now when you hold the bolt down from the inside, there's really not much room, so you kind of have to put your wrench at an angle to help get a hold of it. With all the bolts torqued down that'll finish it for our install of part number 75112 on our 2003 Ford Explorer Sport Trac. .

Customer Reviews

Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2" - 75112

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (34 Customer Reviews)

Fully welded Ford Explorer Sport Trac 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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by: Robert Y.09/08/2017

Product arrived a lot faster than I expected. Checkout was simple. Love that free shipping. Having installed type these hitches for U-Haul, my expectations for a quick install were somewhat over exaggerated. The truck had a custom bumper and required removal prior to installation. The bumper mounting bracket had to be loosened before installation of the hitch. Once that was completed the installation went pretty well. I haul a small 14' trailer and this product has already met my expectations. Great doing business with this company and have added them to my favorites list for future purchases. 430238

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by: 89badger10/16/2016

I installed this on '02 Ford Explorer Sport Trac. While I didn't set the record for the quickest installation (or even come close), the installation was simple enough. I am pleased with the quality of the hitch; the welds are of good quality and the coating is also good. You can buy a cheaper hitch, but with this one you will feel confident that you have a quality hitch on your vehicle. I used it to pull a trailer from WI to AZ for a cross country move and couldn't be happier with how it performed. 307565


Thank you for the follow up. I have owned that for 2 years now and I am still very satisfied with my purchase. I have recommended others to

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by: Coy H04/20/2017

I bought a hitch for my Ford Explorer SporTrac from Etrailer, as well as a super little electronic controller for the brakes a year ago The products are super, I have pulled a travel trailer at full rating with out a problem (I started to say I pulled it with out a hitch, but you can imagine those comments.) The products, and service was super from Etrailer! To the Etrailer gang, ill be looking for hitches for a 74 Chevy pickup, and an 87 Ford Bronco before long, are you guys ready? 369714

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by: David04/13/2012

Ordered Saturday for my 1994 Ford Explorer Sport Trac. It was at my front door on Wednesday! I took it out of the box, and with my wife's help, had it installed in about 30 minutes using a crescent wrench, socket wrench & torque wrench. Perfect fit, couldn't be happier! 37080

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by: Nick L08/12/2011

I received the Trailer Hitch very quickly...after order it I received before I knew it. I went to install it the hitch it went with little effort. The hardest part of my installation was raising the well built hitch off the ground. After moving the hitch into place it took a large screw driver slide it in to place. Four bolts and some tools and I was finished. I was surprised this project went so well. I would recommend this hitch to my friends and family. 21765

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by: Carr Guy09/01/2010

Great product The trailer hitch was as described. Great quality, and instulation was easy. It took me about 45 minutes to install, because it was hard to hold up, line up and bolt in all at one time. After I use a floor jack, all went smooth. I recomend putting the top bolts in first, to make it easier to hold up and line up the bolt holes. A perfect fit and easy to install. Great quality and worth the money. 3402

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by: LJ06/29/2014

This resolved an issue I had with my bumper hitch-it wasn't designed to pull a trailer. A trailer rental company told me they could not install a hitch on the Ford Explorer Sport Trac. Not only was the hitch I purchased a good price, but I installed it myself and saved even more. It arrived sooner than I expected and I installed it the same day. I will definitely make your company the go-to company from now on. 138263

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by: Gary07/03/2017

Product was as described, everything lined up perfectly and it seems very well made and very strong. Delivery was fast, also. So far I'm very happy with my new hitch and the service from etrailer. 401343

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by: Taylorsm06/24/2016

Installation looked simple and we almost had it but our bumper was slightly out of alignment. Took it to our local mechanic who had the right tools and it was installed in minutes. We've been using it since then with our Hitch Rider Truckee Switch Rack to haul our recumbent trikes. We wish we had done this sooner! Thanks etrailer for an efficient website and prompt delivery. 264511


Whenever I think about trading in our Sportrac, I remember that we have that great hitch on it! Its working out great for us.

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by: Mike B.03/11/2012

This was not my first Hidden hitch, nor will it be my last. The hitch is very well engineered and manufactured. The packaging ensured that my hitch arrived to my door undamaged with all hardware secure. I installed the hitch myself in about 20 minutes in my garage and it aligned perfectly. The shipping was fast! Another satisfied customer, thank you etrailer! 33543

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by: David11/18/2017

I have done business with this company numerous times. Each and every time, I have been impressed not only with the quality of the products that they carry but also their customer service. It is extremely refreshing to find a company in this day and time that truly has old time honor and cares about "CUSTOMER SERVICE." I hope they never change. 453275

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by: Will11/20/2017

Got hitch around 2 p.m. procrastinated a couple hours then started. A good mechanic could put it on in 20 minutes but I move slow and it took me a bit longer. I am old school so I do not do pictures? How ever I have a good idea I would like to share with manufacture think it may go over big with multiple applications. 453673

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by: Steven P.04/15/2012

Very good product. I have not hauled anything with it yet, but it bolted up nice and seems very sturdy. Only downfall is that you really do need another person to help you put it on. It's nearly impossible to hold it up and put the bolts through it. Still a great product and easy to mount with some help. 37299

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by: John Wesnesky10/13/2011

Excellent product and service received my order earlier then expected great quality and packing of merchandise. Easy to install with great instructions and quality fasteners. I will be doing more shopping with e trailer. Great Job!!!!!!! 25502

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by: Ken04/06/2016

Everything was great from the order to the tracking, to the deliver. Once installed it has been worry free and has filled my needs completely. Thanks I pull a utility trailer or my pontoon boat. 243151

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by: gary r christopher10/15/2012

The hitch that I ordered was delivered within 3 days and very well made. installation was completed within 1/2 hour as stated on your web page. Thanks again for a well made product with a good price. 57294

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by: Chad W.04/25/2014

I installed this hitch on a 2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac. I installed it by myself in about twenty minutes. It went on easy and looks great. Would highly recommend etrailer to anyone. Thanks Chad 127437

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by: Steve T10/08/2017

I actually was impressed that it fit.. holes lined right up. The installation video was a great help as well. It took a couple of us to install about 2hrs. Thanks for a great product. 440688

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by: Sidney robinson07/31/2012

This is a nice hitch came to my house real fast on the shipping . Also came with all the proper hardware and was real easy to instoll . I would purchase probucts from this sight again 49956

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by: Doug H08/24/2016

Perfect fit, no alignment struggle. Installed on a 2005 Ford Explorer Sport Trac within hours of arrival. The estimated delivery date was accurate, free freight! Thanks! 287094

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by: Dan C.06/22/2017

Bolt holes didn't line up perfectly but with some forceful love it went on. I would also add if the spare tire is removed there is a lot more room to work with. 397571

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by: Chuck11/05/2016

Hitch was a perfect fit and was installed in about 15 minutes, minimal tools and no drilling. I would use this site again and would recommend it to my friends 314141

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by: Madison S03/26/2017

Great product. Came with everything and great instructions. But the packaging was so bad. When I got the box the hitch was half hanging out of the box. 358811

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by: Bob D.07/09/2014

Excellent! Bolted in place with no problems. Took us less than 30 minutes to install. Towing a 21' Rinker cuddy cabin boat. 140280

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by: zack D.03/19/2014

Recieved on third day, took half an hour to install. need someone to help hold. love it !!! 121248

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by: Melissa05/31/2016

Shipped fast and seems to be of good quality but haven't had a chance to actually use it yet 254647

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by: James Van Patten06/16/2011

Fast Shipping, Great product just as described and pictured. Thanks etrailer. 17101

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by: Casey01/29/2013

good price, fast effecient shipping. Excellent Service! Love etratiler. 64450

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by: Douglas02/03/2013

Fast delivery. Simple installation. Looks great. 64880

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by: Travis G10/21/2017

Perfect fit and nice build quality. 444912

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by: Randy S01/12/2017

Came in as described 332141

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by: Paul03/07/2013

great product 69479

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by: John Amsbaugh05/17/2017

Fit Perfect 381667

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by: william B12/28/2011

GOOD JOB 28810


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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow a 2001 Ford Sport Trac Automatic Behind a Winnebago Adventurer
  • We have everything you will need to flat tow your 2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac behind your Winnebago Adventurer, but before attempting to tow, I strongly recommend checking your owners manual before proceeding. From what I could find, the 4WD models with the electronic shift transfer case and automatic transmission cannot be flat towed. Ford also has distance and speed restrictions when flat towing this vehicle. To flat tow your 2001 Ford Sport Trac Automatic behind your Winnebago...
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  • Class III Trailer Hitch Recommendation for 2002 Ford Explorer 4 Dr
  • According to my research, the OEM hitch on your is integrated into the rear cross member of the vehicle, and is therefor not meant to be removed. I spoke with my contacts at Hidden Hitch, Curt and Draw-Tite, and determined that there are no spare tire compatibility issues with the hitches available for the 4 door Explorer. Of the given choices, I'd recommend the Curt Class III, part # C13550. It's meant to fit under the existing OEM hitch, and has the same weight capacities and install...
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  • Will Curt Class III Hitch Part 13407 Fit all 2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac
  • Curt hitch 13407 will fit all 2001-2006 Ford Explorer SportTrac. You could also use Draw-Tite part # 75112. I've added a link to the instructions for both hitches so you can see how they install.
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  • Class 3 Hitch Compatibility Between 2002 Ford Explorer and 2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac
  • We offer Class III hitches for both the Ford Explorer and the Ford Explorer Sport Trac, but unfortunately the Class III hitches advertised for the Ford Explorer are not compatible for the Sport Trac. However, we offer two Class III hitches that will fit a 2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac. The Curt Class III Round Tube Hitch # 13407 and the Draw-Tite Max Frame Round Tube Hitch # 75112. I recommend the Curt Trailer Hitch Class III - 2" # 13407.This hitch is made in the USA and is a little...
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  • Does Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch for 2001 Ford Explorer Sport Track Include Installation Hardware
  • The Draw-Tite Class III Max Frame Round Tube Receiver Hitch # 75112 referenced in your question, which is confirmed to fit your 2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac, includes the hardware, bolts, washers and everything else needed for installation. I have attached an installation video on a 2002 Explorer Sport Trac as well as the written instructions for you to look at.
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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch for 2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 2WD
  • Hidden Hitch trailer hitch # 70647, which you referenced, is a confirmed fit for the 2002 Ford Explorer, but not the Sport Trac model. For the Sport Trac model you will want the Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch # 75112. To complete your towing set up I recommend etrailer ball mount kit # 989900. It includes 2 ball mounts, 2 balls, a hitch pin with clip, and a storage bag. And for trailer wiring use # 118344. For install details and some product demonstration videos, click the provided links.
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  • Parts Needed to Tow a Trailer with Brakes Using a 2004 Ford Explorer Sport Trac
  • For the Class III trailer hitch receiver I suggest the Draw-Tite # 75112. This is a custom fit 2 inch hitch receiver that will fit your 2004 Ford Explorer Sport Trac. The B&W Tow & Stow # BWTS10037B is a great adjustable ball mount that provides either 5 inches of drop or 5-1/2 inches of rise. It will also store under the hitch when not in use. Use locking hitch pin # BWTS51234 or standard pin and clip # PC3. If the Tow & Stow doesn't work with your setup I've linked our selection...
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  • Availability of Replacement Hitch Installation Hardware Kit for Draw-Tite Hitch # 75112
  • We do offer complete replacement hardware kits for all of the hitches we sell. Any time a hitch is installed (or reinstalled) it is essential to use new hardware since it is intended for a single use. All you need to do is enter part # RHK into our search box and click go. Select part # RHK and then enter the hitch part number 75112 into the field provided and select the Draw-Tite brand from the drop-down menu. I have linked for you the written hitch instructions, a video and a helpful...
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