Requires approximately 1 ¾ inch distance for Hitch Hugger.
Measure the distance in from end of hitch to determine the correct model.
Hitch Hugger Model 2040 Installed.
Which Model Do You Need?
Before you order be sure you are choosing the correct model for your vehicle.
A couple things to check:
- Measure the distance from the very back of the hitch to the center of the receiver pin hole. This will determine which model to choose.
- Check to make sure the safety chain hooks don’t protrude further back than the back of the hitch tube.
- Check to make sure there is no support brace wider than the width of very back collar of the hitch to the receiver hole to interfere sliding the Hitch Hugger forward.
Model 2040 shown which has holes for both 1 ½” and 2 ½” hitch pin holes
(if space allows for the 1 ½” requirement).
This model requires a clear space from end of hitch, forward 3 ¼ inches. If you do not have enough room forward, then you need to go with the Model 2015 for the 1 ½” hole inset. This is basically the same Hitch Hugger without the front hole, making the side plates shorter.
Hitch Hugger Models
Models by Dakota Metal Works
Anti-Rattle Automatic Receiver Hitch System
Models for Most ½ & ¾ ton Pickups and SUV’s
Model 2040: Fits 2” receivers with 2” Hitch tubes with a hole inset of 2 ½” on center.
(Fits most ½ and ¾ ton pickups and Ford pickups 2012 and earlier)
Model 2021-J: (Toyota Tundras only) Fits 2” receivers with 2” Hitch tubes with a hole inset of 2 1/8” on center.
Fits 2” receivers with 2” hitch tubes having a hole inset of 2” on center.
(Normally Ford F-150 pickups that are 2013 and newer)
Fits 2” receivers with 2” Hitch tubes with a hole inset of 1 ½” on center.
(Normally found on smaller SUV’s)
Note: If you have 3 ¼” clear distance from end of hitch forward, you can also go with Model 2040
which has both 1 ½” and 2 ½” holes.
Models for Newer Pickups with 2 ½”
Receivers using a 2” Reducer Tube
Fits 2” receivers with 2 1/2” Hitch tubes (not recommended to be used in conjunction with an equalizer hitch) with a hole inset of 2 1/2” on center.
(Fits most 2012 and newer ¾ Ton Chevy and Dodge and larger pickups)
Fits 2” receivers with 2 1/2” Pickup Hitch tubes (not recommended to be used in conjunction with an equalizer hitch) with a hole inset of 2” on center.
(Fits most 2012 and newer Ford F-250 and larger pickups)
Note: Please include make and model of vehicle when inquiring about a hitch to ensure the correct size.