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Best 1997 GMC Sonoma Hitch Options

Today we're going to be going over the best hitch options available for your 1997 GMC Sonoma. Now when looking for hitches for your vehicle, these are going to be the two top choices that you'll find. Up at the top here we have the Draw-Tite, part number 75085. At the bottom here we have the CURT, part number C13132. Let's go ahead and take a look at some of the differences. I'm looking at the ends of the hitches, and this is more of an aesthetic choice. You'll see at the end of the CURT it's more of a flat, squared-off edge here.

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  • Brake Controller and Trailer Wiring For 2005 Honda Pilot
  • I checked out the owner's manual for your 2005 Pilot and on page 175 there is a chart that lists the towing capacity for your Pilot depending on the number of occupants in the vehicle. The lowest amount is 1,200-lbs if you have 7 occupants and the maximum is 3,500-lbs with 2,3,or 4 occupants. These conditions are if the vehicle has a transmission cooler and a power steering cooler. Since you have no towing package I will make some recommendations for your vehicle. If you do not have...
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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch For 1997 GMC Sonoma With Rear Roll Pan Bumper
  • We do have a trailer htich that will work with your 1997 Sonoma with the rear pan bumper. I recommend the Curt trailer Hitch, part # 13920. This is a Class lll hitch and it has a 2-inch receiver opening. One tech note states the roll pan will need to be cut in the license plate area for receiver access. The trailer hitch you came from, part # 75085, is not designed to be able to work with your roll pan bumper. If you plan on doing some towing you might be interested in etrailer ball...
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  • Replacement Hydraulic Drum Trailer Brakes for Dexter 8-201 Brakes on a Towable Man Lift
  • If the brakes in the picture are 12 x 2 inch brakes then yes, you can use # 23-324 (left hand side) and # 23-325 (right hand side). These brakes are rated for 5,200 pound axles and use the 5-bolt mounting pattern as the brake in your picture. The new brakes are also uni-servo just like the one brake in your picture. Something else in your picture is interesting. I believe the brakes on there now are free backing brakes. These brakes would allow you to back up without the brakes engaging....
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