Hitch Pin length

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Sorry if this has been covered. The receiver on the R1T is built tough and therefore lots of reinforcing metal. The standard pin I purchased (3”, I think - see pic) was about 1/8” too short.
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The random one I picked up when I was towing a motorcycle trailer was long enough and worked fine.
 

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Yep. I had a last minute scramble to buy a longer pin The first time I towed.
 

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Thx for the heads up. I need to check mine before I end up in a mad scramble when I need it.
 


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This is going to save me a hassle. Winner for most helpful post of the day.

…of course your main competition was the 20th post about how the lighting can hold 2 extra big gulps.
 
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Yup, mine is too short as well.
 

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…of course your main competition was the 20th post about how the lighting can hold 2 extra big gulps.
Well, Ford did that on purpose so you don’t fall asleep from boredom while driving it.
 
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Replacement pin worked perfect. As you can see not much longer…

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Thanks for the suggestion, did it work?
They may not have it yet. I ordered the same and from the dimensions I suspect it'll be fine and in most cases used in the "drop" position to achieve proper tongue weight. BTW, the price through Costco is a steal versus most as $160 - $200 for the same setup.

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