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need a tow ball attached to middle of bumper, which kind??

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by PreRunner, May 14, 2010.

  1. PreRunner

    PreRunner [OP] Well-Known Member

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    need a black tow ball thing to go in center of rear bumper. which kinds will fit, and what do i look for? 2nd gen. thanks.
     
  2. jrider636

    jrider636 Well-Known Member

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    u talkn about the hitch? its a 2" receiver and theyre everywhere for sale. u prob need 2" or 1 7/8. take a trip to walmart. theyre about $22
     
  3. RCBS

    RCBS Mr Thundermaker is about to start barking fire!

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    2 inch reese hitch insert. i use one with a 2" drop. as stated above, there are two common trailer ball sizes, you will need to know if it is 2" or 1-7/8". the hitch coupler on whatever you're towing should indicate somewhere what size ball it takes.
     
  4. dgr540

    dgr540 I've got the FUNK

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    Why have one ball when you can have three?
    [​IMG]
     
  5. MJonAgs32

    MJonAgs32 asphinctersayswhat?

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    u cant stick that on your bumper, that goes in the hitch
     
  6. PreRunner

    PreRunner [OP] Well-Known Member

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    thanks guys but i just need a hitch ball to mount on the bumper in order to obscure my plate. what should i go with? thanks.
     
  7. SampleFool

    SampleFool Three Percenter

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    SampleFool Three Percenter

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    Again Wtf?
     
  9. KEG'sTACO

    KEG'sTACO FJ Cruiser

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    lolwhat?

    Do you mean a ball directly in front of the license plate, mounted ON the bumper?
     
  10. PreRunner

    PreRunner [OP] Well-Known Member

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    today i got my personalized plate. but instead of MIKESTOY, or GTRFAN01, or something really ghey, I got a plate/frame that makes it almost impossible to read. black tow hitch ball would be icing on cake.
     
  11. PreRunner

    PreRunner [OP] Well-Known Member

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    yes
     
  12. MJonAgs32

    MJonAgs32 asphinctersayswhat?

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    what's so hard to understand about that?
     
  13. KEG'sTACO

    KEG'sTACO FJ Cruiser

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    As far as I know, that would require some fabrication.
     
  14. MJonAgs32

    MJonAgs32 asphinctersayswhat?

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    wait... you just want one to block your license plate?
     
  15. dgr540

    dgr540 I've got the FUNK

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    get a regular ball and put this on it.
    [​IMG]
    it is a ball cover.
     
  16. only_K

    only_K 1st Gen. Pride

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    is it worth the ticket?
     
  17. MJonAgs32

    MJonAgs32 asphinctersayswhat?

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    all you do is cut a hole, theres already a place for it. a lot of other trucks do this
     
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    BakoTruck Well-Known Member

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    I'm sure in your local area, they will give you a ticket for that.
     
  19. dgr540

    dgr540 I've got the FUNK

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    They wont even notice with the deer on it. They will be shocked and confused.
     
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    biggest size possible?

    there like 5 bucks at wal mart. you gotta remove the cut outs in that plastic cover tho, or remove it all together.

    i dont know why your still doing this. your prob gonna get ticketed for it.
     
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