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Old 08-01-2016, 07:20 AM   #1
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Bolt on trailer hitch

Didn't someone find a bolt on hitch to fit the "stock" frame rails of a bus 32 or 34 wide?
I think it was class 5 off a F550??
I have a friend who just picked up a 3/4 bus
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Old 08-01-2016, 08:26 AM   #2
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Didn't someone find a bolt on hitch to fit the "stock" frame rails of a bus 32 or 34 wide?
I think it was class 5 off a F550??
I have a friend who just picked up a 3/4 bus
Interested if you figure it out
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Old 08-01-2016, 10:00 AM   #3
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B&W Trailer Hitches HDRH25122 - Used on Ford Cab and Chassis trucks. I used it on my AmTran with a 34" frame and it fit perfectly.

http://www.turnoverball.com/uploads/...25122-ford.pdf
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Old 08-01-2016, 10:09 AM   #4
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Old 08-01-2016, 03:23 PM   #5
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Thank you and edited title for searching
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Old 08-01-2016, 06:47 PM   #6
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How much does a typical bus need to lower the hitch?

What I want to do is use two 3'x12" pieces of 1/4 inch plate steel, bolt one to each vertical sides of frame, angled down and rearward, then use 2 1/2" x 2 1/2" heavy walled square tubing welded horizontally between to two plates, and mount hitch receiver (below) to that tubing.

It would double as a rear step, and receiver hitch. Instead of a higher hitch and dropped ball

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I just put a one fits all sizes 5000 lb bolt on hidden hitch. works like a charm. took me 3 hours to drill the holes. I wouldn't worry about height unless you like grooving sidewalks, driveways and ramps even when you don't have a hitch on....bus bums really rise up and down. you can get dropped hitches that really have adjustment. Thank lifted pick ups and red necks for that. Just slap her on at frame level and get an adjustable and/or dropped hitch or you will hook something for sure.
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I don't want to lose my ramp capability... Plus I can dump my air bags almost 7"



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Old 08-02-2016, 01:47 PM   #9
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Nice rear entry device.
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Nice rear entry device.



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