1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks1987 - 1996 Ford F-150, F-250, F-350 and larger pickups - including the 1997 heavy-duty F250/F350+ trucks
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Does anyone know the differences in frame widths between the older '96 frames and the '04 frames? I have access to a receiver hitch from a newer truck but the width seems a little narrow for my '96. I have access to fabrication shop but I do not want to create a frankenstein hitch...minor bends and welds are fine.
If the hitch is truly from an 04 and not any newer, it will fit your 96. If it was an oem one, it may not because of bolt hole locations. However, any aftermarket hitch you would buy for your truck, that part number also fits f250/350/SD up to 2004.
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[quote=CletusSnow;If it was an oem one, it may not because of bolt hole locations. However, any aftermarket hitch you would buy for your truck, that part number also fits f250/350/SD up to 2004.[/QUOTE]
The used one I found for $100 is an OEM from a '04. I'm looking at the Titan 45002. I don't currently need a weight distribution capable hitch but cost wise it doesn't make sense to buy a bigger hitch later. I already have a couple of Class 5 drop hitches and adapters.
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