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Old 11-04-2020, 04:27 PM
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Iím in the market for a 6Ē drop hitch 2 1/2 shank 2 5/16 ball. Trailer loaded will be about 12k lbs . Canít make up my mind wich one to get . What you running
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Gen y
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Originally Posted by Slimshady04 View Post
Gen y
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Fastway FLASH 42-00-2625 E Series HD Adjustable Aluminum Ball Mount with 6 Inch Drop, 2.5 Inch Shank

$209 on amazon

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Do you need adjustability? If not, a big forged drawbar from any reputable manufacturer will do the trick.
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I want adjustability also donít want to take it on and off the truck . I know those gen y are the best but there just to big and bulky in my opinion
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B&w stow n go has been good to me. Glad I had it here


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Bulletproof Hitches. Best I have ever used. Made in the USA! Great company.
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Originally Posted by Flats_Addict View Post
Bulletproof Hitches. Best I have ever used. Made in the USA! Great company.

I think thatís what Iím going with
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Originally Posted by Slimshady04 View Post
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Me, too. It's so fricken heavy if you are going to be taking it on and off, though.
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For adjustable hitches, I personally like Curt. Huge rating, and not overly bulky. Also have a "normal" pintle hook option, which is important for my needs. I hate the goofy adapters that bulletproof and gen-y use that can get lost and aren't captive. Also like that their adjustment increments are fairly small letting you dial in height very easily.

https://www.etrailer.com/Trailer-Hit...rt/C45908.html

https://www.etrailer.com/Ball-Mounts...xoC7PIQAvD_BwE




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Originally Posted by autobaun70 View Post
For adjustable hitches, I personally like Curt. Huge rating, and not overly bulky. Also have a "normal" pintle hook option, which is important for my needs. I hate the goofy adapters that bulletproof and gen-y use that can get lost and aren't captive. Also like that their adjustment increments are fairly small letting you dial in height very easily.

https://www.etrailer.com/Trailer-Hit...rt/C45908.html

https://www.etrailer.com/Ball-Mounts...xoC7PIQAvD_BwE



These are what I have been using lately. The 2 1/2Ē shank has a 20k pound carry rating without bars and a 2K pound tongue weight rating.
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I just got the B&W stow and go. I like it so far.
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Originally Posted by Sonofabuck View Post
I just got the B&W stow and go. I like it so far.
Donít let the pins sit in the same holes without pulling them and lubing occasionally.
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Default GEN-Y Hitch

OP, I have a 5 position GEN-Y with Torsion and Tongue weight scale that I no longer need so much drop with my current truck. I absolutely love it and will be replacing it with the 3 position torsion unit. The torsion is a game changer and the unit has been bullet proof so far. It is well built and weighs a ton...literally it is over 100 lbs. As their saying goes: "I got 99 problems but my Hitch ain't one!"

PM me if you're interested in making me a fair offer as I've debated keeping it or selling.
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bulletproof hitches
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Gen Y for me
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Originally Posted by CaptainRobin View Post
OP, I have a 5 position GEN-Y with Torsion and Tongue weight scale that I no longer need so much drop with my current truck. I absolutely love it and will be replacing it with the 3 position torsion unit. The torsion is a game changer and the unit has been bullet proof so far. It is well built and weighs a ton...literally it is over 100 lbs. As their saying goes: "I got 99 problems but my Hitch ain't one!"

PM me if you're interested in making me a fair offer as I've debated keeping it or selling.
that would be to much drop for what I need to
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B&W Stow and Go. Had it about a year, like it. No experience with any of the others.
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B&W Stow and Go Here to, 4 years no problems. It’s a must if you have a SUV, your shins will thank me

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