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Old 08-07-2022, 03:12 PM   #1
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Tow hitch on 2008 blue bird vision

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Will be be getting the flat towing package installed on my ranger in a few weeks, but th shop canít do the hitch on the bus. Anyone installed a receiver on a blue bird? I need a towing capacity of 7000 lbs, Anyone know of a hitch and if itís a DIY install

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Old 08-07-2022, 03:20 PM   #2
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class 5 reese hitch.
not a bolt in place because most bus bodies were extended to hold the bus body.
if you have a good drill and a good jack which you should have anyway then yes it is DIY.
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Old 08-07-2022, 08:39 PM   #3
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My insurance man said I cannot do any hitch work at all. I bet that shop got the same information from their insurance....tooo much liability. If it's made by someone else to install (uhaul, reese) and is covered by their liability insurance then you have an out. You better not make one and install it on someone else's vehicle, it's your business your gonna lose. Had a guy once wanted me to make a basket to install on the front/rear of his vehicle in a 2" receiver to put his camera man in to do moving vehicle movies.....what do you think I said?
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Old 08-09-2022, 06:09 PM   #4
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class 5 reese hitch.
not a bolt in place because most bus bodies were extended to hold the bus body.
if you have a good drill and a good jack which you should have anyway then yes it is DIY.
Thanks for reply. Not sure I understand. What did you mean by not a bolt in place?

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Old 08-10-2022, 10:51 AM   #5
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Here is what I bought for our Vision. https://a.co/d/hZRvg94
CURT 14082 Class 4 Trailer Hitch
I just got it and haven't installed yet. Need to drill six holes. It is for any 34 inch frame.
I also bought https://a.co/d/8L53aMn for brakes.
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