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Front mount hitches are the perfect addition to your vehicle when you require the use of a recovery winch, tow loop, putting your boat in the water, or other accessory. We offer a large selection of front mount receivers by popular manufacturers like Draw-Tite, Reese and Curt so you can find the one that is right for your application and your budget. All front mount receiver hitches we offer are made in the USA and come with a limited lifetime warranty.

You can find all the custom-fit front mount receiver applications we offer for your vehicle by choosing the year, make, and model to the left. Don't forget the hitch-mounted winch mount plate to make any winch installation hassle-free!





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  • Fuse Location to Power an Electric Trailer Brake Controller on a 2005 Chevy Silverado
  • The Tekonsha Voyager Brake Controller with GM Wiring Harness, # 39510 and # 3015-P, itself does not have a fuse. Since it is connected to the truck via the factory port under the dash, the fuse for the brake controller 12 volt power is located in the power distribution box under the hood. We actually have an FAQ article that explains the installation of a brake controller Chevy and GMC trucks that includes your 2005 Silverado. It covers the connections that need to be made under the hood...
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  • How to Make a 6-Way Square to 4-Way Flat Trailer Wiring Adapter
  • The 6-Way square trailer connector is not used by a lot of trailer manufacturers. A lot of Jayco trailers may have them but mostly you come across the 4-Way flat, like what you have on your trailer, and the 7-Way blade for RV applications. What I recommend is to convert the 6-Pole on the Monaco to a 4-Way. You can do this very easily by removing the 6-Way plug, and then testing the wires for function using a circuit tester like # 3808 if needed before installing them in a new 4-Way,...
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  • Towing Mirror Options for 2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Towing 30-Foot Trailer
  • The K-Source Custom Towing Mirrors for the 2005 Silverado that you referenced, part # KS62075-76G, are a correct fit for your truck. If the truck's current mirrors have built-in turn signals, electric adjustment and heat, then each of these functions will remain active with the K-Source towing mirrors installed. Please note you cannot add a new function through using a different mirror; the vehicle has to already have the wiring in place to support each of those functions. Please refer...
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  • Best Airbags for a 2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD with 6 Inch Lift
  • For your 2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD, I recommend the Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs part # F2250. These airbags will do an excellent job of helping to distribute the weight of the trailer across the vehicle in addition to helping with stability and off center loads. Now in order to compensate for the 6" lift on your vehicle, you will need to add a spacer. The correct spacer for you will depend on the distance you have between the upper and lower brackets once installed....
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  • Options for Towing Fifth Wheel Trailer w/ Flat Bed Truck and Recessed Gooseneck Ball
  • As long as the recessed area in the bed measures at least 12 x 12 inches or so, most of the adapters we offer would work just fine for you. The best practice is to use a fifth wheel hitch for a fifth wheel, but in your case that isn't practical. Many adapters can be rough on the fifth wheel's frame, and some frame warranties will even state that an adapter shouldn't be used for that very reason. The Reese Goosebox is an exception. Because it includes an air ride component that exerts...
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  • Towing Capacity of 2005 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 4WD
  • On page 4-65 of the online owner's manual for the 2005 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 4WD the towing capacities for the two axle ratios are listed. If you have the 3.42 axle then the maximum trailer weight is 7100-lbs. If you have the 4.10 axle then the maximum trailer weight is listed as 8000-lbs. I suggest you review your own printed owner's manual to confirm your truck's towing capacity. Clearly your trailer's maximum gross vehicle weight (GVWR) of 8810-lbs exceeds that of the Avalanche...
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  • How to Wire a 7-Way Trailer Connector to a 2005 Chevy Silverado
  • It sounds like you have found the bundle under the rear of your 2005 Chevy Silverado that would be used for wiring up a 7-way. In the bundle of wires, look for the following colors: Yellow = left turn and brake light Dark Green = right turn and brake light Brown = tail lights White = ground Light Blue = not used (camper shell light) Light Green = reverse lights The definitive way to determine the wire functions is to use a circuit tester, # PTW2993, and test each wire while...
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  • How To Wire Separate Turn Signals And Backup Lights On A Trailer With a 4-Flat Connector
  • To wire your trailer for separate turn signals you will need to use the Pollak 7-Pole Trailer Connector, part # PK12706, and the Tow Ready Vehicle to Vehicle Taillight Converter, part # 118158. You will replace the 4-flat on your trailer with the Pollak 7-Way connector. The wiring on your 2005 Chevrolet Tahoe with the 7-way connector will stay as the factory wiring. It will not need to be changed. I am including a picture of the 7-way trailer connector that will show the function...
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  • Availability of 6 Inch Spacers for Firestone Airbags on a Truck with 6 Inch Lift
  • You would just need the 6 inch spacers, # F2374. Using 2 sets of the 3 inch spacers is not a good idea because the more components you add to the system the more points of weakness there are. Not that the spacers or system are weak but if you can avoid a potential issue it would be a good idea. Spacer # F2374 is for use on air bag systems that mount on leaf springs and # F2375 is for air bag systems that mount on axles.
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  • Transmission Cooler Recommendations for a 2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L
  • When it comes to installing an aftermarket transmission cooler you will want to choose the largest and highest rated transmission cooler that will fit on your 2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD 6.0L because transmission fluid cannot be over cooled. Aftermarket transmission coolers are supplemental coolers and are designed to be install in-line with your factory transmission coolers return line. Transmission coolers with fans like the Derale 16-Pass Electra-Cool Remote Transmission Cooler...
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  • Wiring a Trailer Mounted Winch to a Trailer Battery and Vehicle Battery
  • I have just what you will need. I have linked an FAQ article that explains the various ways to wire a winch. You will need the second half of the page titled Option 2: Wiring the Winch to a Separate, Trailer-Mounted Battery. I have also included a picture that shows how it would all go together. You will need a battery isolator, # TR118665, some wire like # 10-1-1 or # 12-1-1 sold in 1 foot increments, and a 40 amp circuit breaker # PK54540. You will wire it all up like in the picture. Please...
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  • Which Missing Fuse in 2005 Chevrolet Tahoe Will Power 12V Trailer Circuit to Charge Trailer Battery
  • Your 2005 Chevrolet Tahoe requires a 40-amp fuse be installed in the power distribution block under the hood. Please refer to the color photos in the linked article. These illustrate the location of the accessory fuse block in the engine compartment on the drivers-side. I have also provided a photo showing the location of the required 40-amp fuse (amber-colored in the photo). Installation of the fuse (and possibly a required wiring connection to the positive power post) will enable transfer...
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  • Can Tow Behind Trailer be Safely Converted to a Gooseneck for Improved Towing and Handling
  • Converting a pull behind trailer to a gooseneck would not be an easy task and would require a lot of fabrication, if it is even possible. Instead of looking into modifying the 32 ft tow behind RV trailer, I recommend that we take a look at your towing set-up. With the properly rated and adjusted system, there really is no reason that you can't have a comfortable towing experience with a pull behind trailer. The first place that I would start is with your sway control. Since your trailer...
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  • Trailer Brakes do not Lock Up When Using Manual Override with Hopkins Agility Brake Controller
  • My recommendation for your situation would be to set up the brake controller as if it were new. The signal spike that you are seeing or split second hum that you are hearing when you press the brake pedal indicates that power is reaching the brakes, but since this is a proportional brake controller, the signal will not stay if the vehicle is not moving or decelerating. First, I recommend making sure the brakes on your trailer are adjusted properly since they are new. When adjusting...
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  • How to Unstick a Stuck Ball in a Curt Quick Goose 2 Gooseneck Trailer Hitch
  • I have some solutions for you to try to get that troublesome Quick Goose, # C630-652, unstuck. I spoke with my contact at Curt and he said that usually the ball gets stuck down as opposed to up. What he suggested first is to go underneath the truck where the hitch is installed and clean and lubricate all of the moving parts of the hitch. Then, try to move the levers and other moving parts back and forth to get the ball to move. If you can free the ball, make sure to clean inside the...
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  • Will Old Edge x00002300 Programmer Fit a 2005 Chevy Silverado Duramax Diesel
  • The Edge programmer x00002300 was for Ford Powerstroke motors and will not work with your 2005 Chevy Silverado Duramax diesel. The current CTS model that fits your truck is # EP85400 but it does not fit diesel LB7 or LLY engines with a manual transmission. If it is the LLY version you can use the EvoHT2 # EP26040.
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  • Westin Grille Guard to Fit 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD
  • Westin offers a few options when it comes to a grille guard for your 2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Diesel. For the standard Sportsman Grille Guard you will need part # 45-1240 for polished stainless steel and part # 40-1245 for the black powder coated steel. If you are looking for a grille guard with a winch plate you will need part # 40-91245 for the black powder coated steel.
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  • Trailer Brake Controller Wiring For a 2005 Chevy Suburban with Factory Tow Package
  • I have great news for you. There is a simple plug in adapter that you can use that will fit the Voyager brake controller on one end and a port on the vehicle on the other end. It is # 3015-P. I have included a link to a video showing a typical installation on a similar vehicle. The brake controller wiring functions are: White = Ground Red = Input from brake switch Blue = output to trailer to brakes Black = 12 volt power But since you have a simple plug in option, you will not...
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  • LED Horse Trailer Lighting Recommendations for Interior and Exterior
  • In terms of brightness the part # ILL08COB is really hard to beat as it's going to be the brightest option we carry. We do have the part # ILL06COB which costs a bit less but is still relatively bright. About half as bright as the one you mentioned. For a bright LED flood light you'd then want the part # TLL50FB for the porch type lights you wanted to replace.
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  • Installing a Reese 14K Fifth Wheel Hitch on a 2005 Chevy Pickup
  • I have included a link to the installation instructions for the universal kit, # RP30035. Instructions for your 2006 Chevy Silverado start on page 5. We have a video that shows the installation process. Because you have a short bed pickup, please make sure your hitch has a slider on it. Otherwise, there will not be enough clearance at the front of your trailer, and the corners will impact your cab during sharp turns. If you don't already have a 7-way trailer connector installed in...
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  • Recommended Performance Tuner for 2005 Chevy Silverado 2500HD
  • The best option for your 2005 Chevy Silverado 2500HD is to use a performance tuner, though the right one will depend on what engine you have. I assume you do not have the turbocharged diesel which does narrow the choices. If you have a 4.3L V6 on your Silverado the only option is going to be the Superchips Dashpaq Performance Tuner # SU2060 which will allow you to switch between different power levels and has a 2.4" color screen. Should you have a 4.8L V8, 5.3L V8, or 6.0L V8 I recommend...
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  • Replacement Hardware for a Reese Trailer Hitch for a 2005 Chevy Tahoe
  • If you have Reese hitch 44668 for your 2005 Chevy Tahoe then it is the same as Draw-Tite hitch # 75725 and uses multiple bolt sizes. It uses two Carriage Bolts 1/2"-13 X 1.75 GR 5 and four Hex Bolt M14 X 2.00 X 40mm CL 10.9. It also takes four lock washers, four flat washers, two block spacers, two conical tooth washers, and two 1/2"-13 hex nuts. If you have 37152 or 37136 it uses four 1/2 inch carriage bolts, four 1/2 inch flat washers, four 1/2 inch lock washers, four block spacers,...
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  • How Long Does it Take to Install a 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch in a 2005 Chevy Silverado 2500
  • We estimate that it will take about 6 hours to install a 5th wheel trailer hitch and installation kit in a 2005 Chevy Silverado 2500. A lot depends on the installer's experience and skill. Once the installation kit is done putting the hitch in the rails will only take a couple of minutes. The reason that it takes so long is that the install kit included with Curt trailer hitch # C16636 is a universal kit which requires more drilling than a custom kit. You could use custom kit, # C16418-204,...
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  • Recommended Airbag Kit for a 2005 Chevy Silverado 1500 HD
  • If you are referring to a "heavy half silverado" as being a 2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 HD then yes, the Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs part # F2190 will work well for you as long as your truck does not have the quadrasteer feature or an in-bed hitch such as a 5th wheel or gooseneck. If you do have an in-bed hitch then you will want to use the Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Air Helper Springs part # AL57272 as these airbags mount underneath the frame rail and will allow for the use...
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  • Which Brake Controller Should I use on a 2005 Chevrolet Tahoe with Factory Trailer Connector
  • The part you were looking at includes the harness for Ford vehicles. If you want to use the Hopkins Agility, the part number you would need is # HM47294 and # 47795. It has the plug-in harness for your 2005 Tahoe brake controller port. That port will only be active if your Tahoe came with a 7-Way trailer connector from the factory. I would strongly encourage you to get the Tekonsha Prodigy, part # 90885 and adapter part # 3015-P. It is our best selling brake controller and is one of...
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  • Do Side Cameras Come On with Turn Signals on Rear View Safety Backup Camera System RVS-770616N
  • Yes, you can install the Rear View Safety Backup Camera System with Side Cameras Item # RVS-770616N to have the side cameras come on when a turn signal is engaged. There are instructions that explain different ways the cameras can be activated and this is one of the methods explained. It is the method I recommend too so you don't have to worry about manually turning on the cameras while driving.
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  • Installing a Fifth Wheel Hitch on a 2005 Chevy Silverado
  • Assuming that you are using the RP50064-58 install kit from Reese the install involves to main components. First, the brackets. The brackets attach to the frame rail below the bed. The other main component, the rails, sit in the bed and bolt the brackets, through the bed, below. I have added a link to a video of this kit being installed on a 2008 GMC Sierra that will provide a much clearer visualization of how the kit is installed. I have also included a link to the instructions below...
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  • Where to Attach Safety Chains for Reese Goosebox
  • We offer safety chains specifically designed for use with the Goosebox, part # 49150. They connects to existing lugs on the underside of the Goosebox as shown in the photo I've provided for you.
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  • Ball Hole Location When Installing a Draw-Tite Gooseneck Trailer Hitch on a 2005 Chevy Silverado
  • Normally, the center of the gooseneck ball will be directly above or slightly forward, within an inch or 2, of the center of the axle but it is possible that on some trucks it could be more forward. On the 2005 Chevy Silverado, the instructions, linked for you, state that the hole should be 44-1/2 inches from the rear of the bed on a short box, and 49-3/8 inches on a long box. The measurements are from the end of the bed, not the tailgate, to the center of the hole. If you measure on...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow 2005 Chevy Silverado 1500 4WD
  • Flat towing safely and legally requires a few components, including the tow bar, safety cables, a wiring/lighting kit, a braking system and base plates on the towed vehicle. Sometimes a wiring extension and high/low hitch adapter are needed too. The hitch adapter is required to keep the tow bar near level when it is connected; your large tires and lift may well require one of these. Please refer to the linked help articles on flat towing and hitch adapters. You'll also want to check your...
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