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Old 11-17-2009, 08:01 PM   #1
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What size drop ball hitch do I need?

I have a 6" drop bracket suspension lift and coil spacers that add about another 2" and a 1" body lift. The tires are 35x14.5. I am wondering if a 6" drop will work or do I need something larger? Also where is a good place to buy one from. Thanks
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Old 11-17-2009, 08:05 PM   #2
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These are some beefy and good looking hitches:
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Rapid hitch
I'd say you should be able to get one that will work with them avail in up to a 10" drop. They're all rated for 8,000-10,000lb trailer weight rather than the 5000lb or less that most other large-drop hitches come with. My dad has a 3 3/4" drop rapid hitch and I use it all the time. Its awesome! Great versatility being able to adjust height for different trailers and having 2 ball sizes avail all the time is nice as well. I just installed an allpro plate bumper and since my receiver is higher now, im going to get a 10" drop rapid hitch for myself. (btw, ive found them cheaper than that site, that was just for reference for ya)
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oh, and I'd probably say you'd be looking in the neighborhood of a 8"-10" drop, but I cant give you any guarantees.
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Level your trailer and measure from the ground to the (inside of)top part where the ball goes.This will tell you where the top of the ball needs to be in order for your trailer to sit level.
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