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Old 07-18-2012, 12:20 PM   #1
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Uograding from a Windstar to a Dakota

we've been towing our 2400 dry weight so i figure 3000 lb with a windstar. no problems, easy tow if you take it easy

we're considering a dodge dakota, v6, 2wd auto, should be an easier tow

my concern is the hitch on the truck, its a class three by valley industries of california, it just bolts to the existing tubular crossmember behind the bumper, nothing back to the frame, where as a reese uses a mounting system that goes right back to the frame of the truck on both sides

should i be concerned and just replace the hitch with the reese?

1998 Forest River 21rb
2003 Ford Windstar
2 bicycles and a 3 yr old husky
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Old 07-18-2012, 02:07 PM   #2
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If you can verify that is in fact a Class III and made for that vehicle I would call it good and not change anything.
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