Originally Posted by jalvin
I have Pullrite 18k hitch and have to have hitch-plate adapter welded to pinbox so should upgrade pinbox pay for welding once. or have plate welded for current setup and tow for awhile. Is the upgrade worth the $$
I have the 16k 3300 version of your hitch. there are several bolt on adapters that do not involve welding. In fact, there are several very good reasons to NOT weld on the "universal plate" IF a clip on version is not available for your box.
PullRite has a SAFER, STRONGER, BETTER designed hitch for you
If you ever break down while towing your camper, you will need two tow trucks, one for your TV and one for your camper. If you welded your adapter onto your pin plate instead of bolted it on, you might have to leave your camper abandoned on the side of the road until your TV is repaired. Pullrite sells an "unadapter" conversion hitch head, that YOU would have to buy, "just in case" you broke down.
Just in case folks did not know, they also now make a 3 inch riser kit for high sided pickups.
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