Class 3 Trailer Hitch
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Curt Class 3 Trailer Hitch

Part No. 13042 Warranty Details  

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The CURT class 3 trailer hitch is the most common type of trailer hitch installed on full-size pickup trucks and SUVs. It is also found on full-size cars, crossover SUVs, minivans and mid-size trucks. That is because the class 3 packs the punch of a heavyweight hitch while still staying light on its feet. This CURT class 3 hitch offers a gross trailer weight capacity of 6,000 lbs. and a comparable tongue weight capacity of 600 lbs. It is designed to be a custom-fit trailer hitch for certain years of the Chevy or GMC 4-door crew cab, 1500 pickup (classic), 2500 (classic), 3500 (classic) or full-size pickup with dual exhaust (to verify your vehicle compatibility, see the CURT application guide at curtmfg.com). It features a square tube frame and comes with all necessary hardware for a complete installation.The 2" x 2" receiver tube opening of this class 3 hitch is able to accept a hitch-mounted accessory, such as a bike rack or cargo carrier, or a ball mount to tow most standard size trailers, including utility trailers, single-horse livestock trailers, boat trailers and large campers. One special feature about the class 3 that is not found in classes 1 or 2 is its compatibility with a weight distribution hitch. When used in combination with a WD hitch, this class 3's gross trailer weight capacity increases to 10,000 lbs. and the tongue weight capacity to 1,000 lbs. (NOTE: Never exceed the lowest weight capacity of any towing component).CURT class 3 trailer hitches are engineered to be strong and capable, having a quality steel frame and a solid finish. They are put through strenuous testing before being deemed ready for market and come with two coatings -- a liquid Bonderite coating and a powder coat in high-gloss black -- that cure together to form a strong resistance against rust, scratching, UV damage and other wear. Our hitches are our pride, and as such, we back them up with a limited lifetime warranty and a one-year finish warranty.

Product Features:
  • Made with a vehicle-specific design for a custom fit
  • Tested for safety in accordance with SAE J684
  • Precisely welded for superior strength and fit
  • Protected by a durable high-gloss black powder coat finish
  • Co-cured in a rust-resistant liquid Bonderite coating
  • Strengthened with a forged, welded, seamless collar
  • Equipped with an open-back receiver for easy cleaning
  • Backed by a limited lifetime warranty
  • Made in USA
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Attachment Location:Vehicle Frame or Bumper (Varies by Application)
Drilling Required:No
Hitch Class:III
Maximum Gross Towing Weight Carrying:6000 lbs
Maximum Gross Towing Weight Distributing:10000 lbs
Maximum Tongue Weight Carrying:600 lbs
Maximum Tongue Weight Distributing:1000 lbs
Mounting Hardware Included:Yes
Mounting Type:Bolt-On
Outlet Quantity:Powder Coat
Receiver Size:2 in
Type:Custom

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5.0

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Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy installation
  • Easy To Use
  • High-Performance

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    Best Uses

    • Trucks

    Comments about Curt Class 3 Trailer Hitch:

    Easy installation with no drilling required.

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    • Q:

      my dual exhaust is under frame rails whats the overall width of this hitch and width of center tube 30"? do you have picture with detailed dimensions
      Asked on 10/13/2012 by mike

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        A:

        The specification of this part Curt Class III; 2 in. Receiver Hitch, Part No. 13042 are: height: 8.50 inches, length: 37 inches, width: 27.60 inches. Also, please check the additional information that has been sent to your email address.
        For compatibility of this part with your vehicle, please provide your vehicle make, model and engine specification.
        For any further assistance, please feel free to call us at 1-877-238-2623 or visit your nearest Advance Auto Parts store and our representatives would be more than happy to assist you.

        Answered on 10/15/2012 by Aaron from AAP
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