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Old 06-09-2013, 01:19 PM   #1
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Pre Runner Trailer Hitch Help

I just bought a new Pre Runner SR5 with the big tires and a tow package. The hitch is quite a bit higher than my old hitch and I'll need a drop down hitch. Any recommendations on the drop down hitch for the SR5 receiver? 2, 3 or more inches? I'm pulling a bass boat.
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i pull a 18' center console and i believe mine is a 2 inch drop. 3 is overkill.
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Drop in your old ball hitch and load everything up as you would going to the lake and start measuring.
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My old hitch is a 1 1/4" and won't work in the Class III receiver. I guess I'll try the 2" drop and go from there. Thanks for the info.
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I have a 2 inch drop for my 2013 prerunner and it works fine
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I just bought a new Pre Runner SR5 with the big tires and a tow package. The hitch is quite a bit higher than my old hitch and I'll need a drop down hitch. Any recommendations on the drop down hitch for the SR5 receiver? 2, 3 or more inches? I'm pulling a bass boat.
I'll trade you the stock unit for a new draw tight. 8 just installed on vehicle over the weekend. The top of the receiver is about 2"+ under the center of the rear bumper. Could take photos if interested.
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I just bought a new Pre Runner SR5 with the big tires and a tow package. The hitch is quite a bit higher than my old hitch and I'll need a drop down hitch. Any recommendations on the drop down hitch for the SR5 receiver? 2, 3 or more inches? I'm pulling a bass boat.
I'll trade you the stock unit for a new draw tight. i just installed on vehicle over the weekend. The top of the receiver is about 2"+ under the center of the rear bumper.
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Take a measurement from the top of the hitch opening to the ground and take a second measurement from the bottom of the trailer coupler to the ground when the trailer is level.

The difference between the two measurements is the drop needed.

http://www.etrailer.com/faq-ballmount.aspx
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