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Shackle Hitch?

Discussion in 'Towing' started by WhyNotFab, Nov 3, 2012.

  1. Nov 3, 2012 at 1:49 PM
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    WhyNotFab

    WhyNotFab [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Looking at these on Amazon,
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    but some of the reviews say they don't fit right, or the hole for the pin is too far back..

    wondering if you guys know of a better option for one of these where I know it'll work before ordering it. thanks!
     
  2. Nov 3, 2012 at 1:53 PM
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    Brunes

    Brunes abides. Staff Member

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    I got one that one of the guys up here found at a shop near him. It's drilled both directions, so you can hang the shackle verticle or horizonal and it fits perfect.
     
  3. Nov 3, 2012 at 2:02 PM
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    Leggo

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    vender on here named Timicha makes them, or he did last year. I got one from him and it's pretty good.
     
  4. Nov 3, 2012 at 2:11 PM
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    06TACOFIREMAN

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    i got that one off amazon and it didnt fit. i had to grind it down to make it go in
     
  5. Nov 3, 2012 at 2:15 PM
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    WhyNotFab

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    That one was the Smittybilt, I ended up ordering the Rugged Ridge one that had wayy better reviews and will just swap the silver d ring to a black one
     
  6. Nov 4, 2012 at 8:01 AM
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    View the build. Too much to list.
    I think I bought a Smittybuilt one and it's perfect. Must not be the same model or something.
     
  7. Nov 4, 2012 at 8:06 AM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T Did you get your precious photos ?

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