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Old 12-04-2015, 10:00 AM   #1
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2015 3500HD hitch and trailer hooks

Have new truck and trailer, 2015 3500HD. this thing has a large hitch and the hooks from the trailer chain wont fit. looking at options to hook up safety chains. went and purchased some large D-rings, to big. still trying to find the best option.
Does anyone have one of these truck and know what I am referring to, if so what did you do?
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Old 12-04-2015, 10:09 AM   #2
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Dodge or Chevy 3500?

Have you tried a quick link?

http://www.googleadservices.com/page...ted-p-421.html
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Old 12-04-2015, 10:15 AM   #3
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I bought 3/8" Curt safety hooks at Amazon for my Chevy 3500HD. They are the perfect fit, and they will fit onto your chain.

Here's a link to what I am using:


http://www.amazon.com/CURT-81960-Saf...t+safety+hooks

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Old 12-04-2015, 10:48 AM   #4
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If it is the 3500 Chevy I needed to visit the local trailer shop and buy some larger hooks. I also had to lengthen the chains since they were now too short.

EDIT: The link above Bruce posted is what I put on the chains.
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Old 12-04-2015, 01:16 PM   #5
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i Take a smaller chain and run through the hook openings on the hitch as i to need a little more length on my chains on the car trailer
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Just make sure the smaller chain is rated to the load in the event the chains to to catch the trailer..
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As always, be sure to measure your chain lengths with the chains crossed to the other side.

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I did the same as Nomad297. The hooks are rated for considerably more weight than the safety chains on the trailer. I took the opportunity to add one chain link to the hook.
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Old 12-04-2015, 02:41 PM   #9
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I have the chevy k3500 with the 2 1/2 receiver. My hooks fit bit i have to put the hook into the eye hole sideways first then twist it. Its tight but works.
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Have new truck and trailer, 2015 3500HD. this thing has a large hitch and the hooks from the trailer chain wont fit. looking at options to hook up safety chains. went and purchased some large D-rings, to big. still trying to find the best option.
Does anyone have one of these truck and know what I am referring to, if so what did you do?
I had the same problem on my 2015 2500HD...undoubtedly the same hitch. I bought two clevis's and two chain-repair-quick-links at Tractor Supply. Here is a picture of my set-up. Works great! (ooops...picture posted sideways, but you get the idea.)
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