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post #1 of 5 Old 05-08-2013, 01:44 PM Thread Starter
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Aftermarket hitch installation

I'm about to pick up an aftermarket hitch with a 2" receiver today from autozone, and was wondering if there is anything I need to do besides bolt it on. Are the aftermarket hitches made to lineup with the unibody?

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post #2 of 5 Old 05-08-2013, 02:45 PM
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Should bolt right up unless it's a cheapie universal some welding required.
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post #3 of 5 Old 05-08-2013, 03:28 PM
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Id get the one of the ones from quadratec.

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post #4 of 5 Old 05-08-2013, 04:24 PM
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Q-tec or the JY, the stock one bolts to the same place as the gas tank skid.

If you're going to tow with it rather than just use it for recovery or an accessory you should do something about a trans cooler.

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post #5 of 5 Old 05-09-2013, 05:35 PM
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i got my hitch at the junkyard for 25 bucks, and its a factory class 3/4 hitch, not a cheapie aftermarket one

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