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CURT Front Mount Hitch #31013

Receiver Tube Size: 2 Class: Front Mount Hitch UPC: 612314310135 PC: 45

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MSRP $290.36

  • Made with a vehicle-specific design for a custom fit
  • Provides a convenient mount for hitch accessories
  • Ideal for attaching a snow plow, cargo carrier or other front hitch mount
  • Allows for easy maneuvering of a trailer into a tight spot
  • Tested for safety in accordance with SAE J684
  • Precisely welded for superior strength and fit
  • Protected by a durable black powder coat finish
  • Co-cured in a rust-resistant liquid Bonderite coating
  • Strengthened with a cast, welded, seamless collar
  • Equipped with an open-back receiver for easy cleaning
  • Backed by a limited lifetime warranty
  • Made in USA

Notes:

  • Trailer hitch weight ratings are limited to vehicle manufacturer''s stated capacities
  • Includes all necessary installation hardware
Installation
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Details
Warranty Limited Lifetime
UPC 612314310135
Shipping Weight 38.000
Drilling Required Yes
Weight Carrying Capacity(WC) 5,000 LB
Tongue Weight(TW) 500 LB
Receiver Tube Size 2
Weight Distribution(WD) n/a
Weight Distribution Tongue Weight(WDTW) n/a
Weight 73

Additional Information

CURT front mount trailer hitches allow you to use the front end of your vehicle for various towing applications. They can be used for mounting a winch, a snow plow, a number of hitch-mounted accessories and can even be used for some towing applications. When space is limited, a front hitch is commonly used to hold a cargo carrier, freeing up space inside the vehicle for extra cargo and making the rear mount receiver available to pull a trailer. At the boat ramp, your boat trailer can be hitched up to the front hitch receiver, giving you better control over the trailer as you launch. Some of the other accessories that can be used with a front mount hitch are the CURT step pad, license plate holder, spare tire mount and skid shield.

A front mount hitch bolts onto the underside of the vehicle frame just like a rear mount hitch; only, it is placed in the front of the vehicle, providing a useful receiver tube to accept a 2" x 2" shank. They are commonly used on trucks, vans and SUVs. This CURT front mount trailer hitch features a gross trailer weight capacity of 5,000 lbs. and a tongue weight capacity of 500 lbs. It is designed to be a custom-fit trailer hitch for certain years of the Toyota Tacoma (including X-Runner and Pre-Runner) (to verify your vehicle compatibility, see the CURT application guide at curtmfg.com). It comes with all necessary hardware for a complete installation.

At CURT, we do not see our front receiver hitches as a backburner item to our rear mount hitches. We back them up with a one-year finish warranty and limited lifetime warranty to give you peace of mind on and off the road.

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Vehicles

Year Make Model Style Install Time Other Hitches
2002 Toyota Tacoma All, Including X-Runner and Pre-Runner 45 minutes
2003 Toyota Tacoma All, Including X-Runner and Pre-Runner 45 minutes
2004 Toyota Tacoma All, Including X-Runner and Pre-Runner 45 minutes
2001 Toyota Tacoma All, Including X-Runner and Pre-Runner 45 minutes
4 Total Vehicles

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Front-Mount Hitch

This is a great hitch, but Curt should have researched the 2001-2004 Toyota Tacoma installation more carefully. Installation was easy, but could have been much more easy, and about 1/2 to an hour shorter, if they made the following modifications to the kit: The four rear bolts that attach to the pickup's weld-nuts are sufficient. The two front bolts/washer/nuts need to be sized for the holes in the frame & hitch rather than drilling-out the frame to fit. The corresponding slots in the hitch also had to be enlarged to accommodate the provided bolts. To really be done correctly, and much more easily, the two front bolts could be smaller in diameter to match the frame & hitch holes/slots. They can be left-out all together. The front hitch will be used for winches and lighter pulling, so all six bolts are really unnecessary (other brands use just the four rear bolts), or the two front bolts can be smaller in diameter, but still Grade 8.

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