Glenn S. Wiltse wrote:
> As for the hitch. I instaled a Drawtight class III hitch, and I never
> drilled a hole on my 1996 frame.
Damn curious. I had to drill four holes and enlarge two others.
Truck: 1996 Dakota regular cab short bed.
Hitch: Draw-Tite Model #75018
Instructions clearly (and accurately) tell you where and why you'll have to
drill the holes. Hitch mounts at 6 points, three on each side: One mount is
in the vertical plane through the existing bumper mounting bracket -- this
hole had to be opened up to 1/2 inch. There are 2 mounts on the horizontal
plane; neither of which had existing holes. The mount is on each side of the
rear spring shackle on the bottom part of the C-channel frame.
So what model number is the Draw-Tite "no-hole?" And, since there wasn't any
extra holes in my frame, how does the "no-hole" mount?
My truck didn't have the tow package. Do tow package trucks have holes but
Bob Allen, Kansas City
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