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Old 10-30-2013, 02:06 PM
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Street rod tow hitch help

I have a 1935 Chevy Standard sedan street rod. I want to install a Class III/IV tow hitch on. Looking for any info on possible stock hitches or one which could be modified to fit.
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What the he// do you plan on towing that you need a 3 - 4 hitch ???
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First off, Welcome to the forum! I don't know of any hitches that will easily adapt to your ride, but someone on this forum probably will. It would probably help the guys here if you gave a little more information about your ride and what you want to tow.

Is your frame stock or modified - has it been boxed. What type suspension to your have in the rear of your rod? Do you need a 2" receiver? How large/heavy is your trailer?
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X2 on more info . but really your best bet is to take it to the trailer shop and someone else bring what you want to tow. and let them fab it. or weld up your own if the know how is there! there is nothing on the market that you can just plug and play.
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Well there may be something that would bolt on without mods but like killer said it would be best to go to a shop that sells and installs hitches. They can probably take the dimensions and see what would work for you.

Or you could have a welding shop fabricate something for you. I did this on my 55 Chevy pickup when I was in the Air Force and couldn't build something myself. There really isn't much to a hitch and should be easy for a shop to weld up if you can't find anything that will fit. They could also modify a factory hitch but it might be better to talk to the shop before buying anything in that case.

Many possibilities.
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If that car has a 'top hat' frame (not sure when that design started, but it ran through '54), there is little chance that you will find anything pre made easily adaptable. If it has a 'standard' channel type frame, almost any welding shop can make up a CL 3-4 load distribution hitch using easily found parts from places like Tractor Supply and similar stores.
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