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Curt Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - 2"

Curt Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - 2"

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Easily attach a variety of accessories to the front of your vehicle with this fully welded, corrosion-resistant trailer hitch receiver. Perfect for winches, spare tire carriers and more. 1-833-496-1390 to order CURT front receiver hitch part number 31114 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all CURT products. Great prices and Fastest Shipping for Curt Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - 2". Front Receiver Hitch reviews from real customers.
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CURT Front Receiver Hitch

  • Front Mount Hitch
  • CURT
  • Custom Fit Hitch
  • 500 lbs Vert Load
  • 9000 lbs Line Pull
  • 2 Inch Hitch
  • Square Tube

Easily attach a variety of accessories to the front of your vehicle with this fully welded, corrosion-resistant trailer hitch receiver. Perfect for winches, spare tire carriers and more.


Features:

  • Front-mount hitch provides attachment point for hitch-mounted accessories
    • Winch, spare tire carrier, snowplow, cargo carrier and more
    • No more blindly backing trailer in - just hook it up and drive it forward
  • Custom fit is designed specifically for your vehicle
  • Precision, robotic welding maximizes strength and improves fit
  • Easy, bolt-on installation - no welding required
    • Complete hardware kit and installation instructions included
  • Lifetime technical support from the experts at etrailer.com
  • Gloss black powder coat finish over steel resists corrosion
  • Sturdy, square-tube design
  • Assembled in USA


Specs:

  • Line pull: 9,000 lbs
  • Vertical load: 500 lbs
  • Gross trailer weight: 5,000 lbs
  • Receiver opening: 2" x 2"
  • Pin hole diameter: 5/8"
  • OEM fog lights will have to be permanently removed for this hitch to install on vehicle
  • Limited lifetime warranty


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31114 Curt Front-Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver

Item # 31114

Installation Details 31114 Installation instructions

This Product Fits The Following Vehicles



Front Mount Capacity
Line Pull:
9,000 lbs.
500Vertical Load:
# 500 lbs.


Manufacturer Estimated Installation Time

Tech Tip

Factory fog lights must be removed or relocated for hitch installation. Hitch does not fit 4WD vehicles that have a blocker beam (small sub-bumper behind air dam). Drilling required for installation , Requires temporary removal of bumper/fascia during installation





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Customer Reviews

Curt Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - 2" - 31114

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (14 Customer Reviews)

Easily attach a variety of accessories to the front of your vehicle with this fully welded, corrosion-resistant trailer hitch receiver. Perfect for winches, spare tire carriers and more.

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2016 Ford F-350 Super Duty

The quality and fit is exceptional. So much so that this is the third hitch assembly I've purchased and installed. This one was for my brother in-laws 1999 F350. I also put a 10k winch on a slider that works perfectly with this assembly. Other vehicles I purchased and installed assemblies on are a 2011 F350 and a 2016 Class C motorhome. Very happy.




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2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty

I installed this on my 2004 F350 super duty. The install was straight forward and for the most part easy. I did have a hard time getting the nuts on the top bolts even with the handles on them just from lack of space, but got them on there and it looks clean.




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Installed the front hitch to carry my motorcycle. Works great.




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Great receiver. Didn't actually fit my truck's front bumper, but I was able to make some spacers to get it mounted. Works great for the mounting spot for a rig that holds my kayak on top of the truck.




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Well worth the money use it for my winch during the snow and it works amazing




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Well built. Good hardware included. Not a perfect fit. Definitely required some additional drilling and fabrication. Budget some extra time.




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Just as expected. Makes your bumper stick out about a 14 inch further but you cant really tell without carefull inspection.




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Great price. Installed easily. Works gr eat!




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Very good product and easy to install.




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Excellent company to deal with, item shipped fast, all is good




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Hitch fit as advertised. Was very easy to install. Very good shipping and a very good product.




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  • Front Mount Hitch Fit for a 2005 Ford F-350 Super Duty
    The front mount trailer hitch I recommend for your 2005 Ford F-350 is the Curt Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver part # 31114 because it is made in the USA and currently our most cost effective option for a front mount hitch. I called Curt and they were not sure of where you were measuring to get a 37" frame but if you measure the distance between the two innermost mounting points (see photo) on the front end plate of your frame rail, you should get 31" and if you do the above will work...
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  • Do Fog Lights Have to Be Removed to Install Front Hitch # 31114
    It isn't ideal to have to remove the factory fog lights to install the front hitch part # 31114 that you referenced, but since their location is the best place for mounting this hitch there unfortunately isn't a better solution. I attached an install video for this for you to check out as well.
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  • Which Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver For a 1999 Ford Excursion
    I reached out to Curt directly and found that the Curt Front Trailer Hitch Receiver # 31114 will work on your Ford Excursion. From my research Ford started production of the Excursion in September of 1999, but labeled them as 2000 model year vehicles. I included a picture of the Curt # 31114 for you to take a look at.
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  • Correct Curt Front Mount Trailer Hitch for a 2004 Ford F-350
    I do have an option for you but the only Curt Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver option for a 2004 Ford F-350 is part # 31114.
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  • Will the Curt Front Hitch for a 2007 Ford F-250 Work with Grille Guard
    The Curt Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver part # 31114 which is a fit for a 2007 Ford F-250 Super Duty installs behind the bumper beam to the end of the frame on both the driver and passenger side. I have attached a photo below which shows this. Unfortunately, we aren't able to confirm fit with aftermarket accessories so this will be up to you but based on the photo below you should be able to make the determination yourself. I did take a look at the grille guard and it does not appear...
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  • Front Mounted Trailer Hitch for 2006 Ford Super Duty Truck
    A rear bumper trailer hitch cannot be mounted to the front of your 2006 Ford Super Duty. We do have a couple options for your front mounted hitch. We have the Draw-Tite Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver # 65022 and the Curt # 31114. Both these options will sit through the opening in the bumper. OEM Fog lights need to be removed or relocated for these hitches. I've attached instructions to help as well as videos.
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  • Will Rhino-Rack Shovel Holder Fit Yakima Roof Rack Tracks
    To answer the last question first, yes, you would have to place the hardware in the brackets of shovel holder # RR31114 with the square heads of the bolts facing down so the brackets point up when in the tracks. As far as the square head bolts fitting the Yakima tracks it should not be a problem. Even if there was there are other hardware options that you could use. But I do not anticipate a problem.
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  • Front Hitch for 2003 Ford Excursion With Blocker Beam
    The instructions for both of the front-mounted hitches that are a fit for your 2003 Ford Excursion, the Draw-Tite # 65022 and Curt # 31114 reference the blocker beam, saying you'll need to remove and then reinstall it when putting on either hitch. This means, of course, that these hitches are not direct replacements for the blocker beam but either could still be installed.
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  • Comparing the Curt Front Hitch 31114 and the Draw-Tite Front Hitch 65022 for a 2000 Ford F-250
    There are virtually no structural differences between the Curt Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver part # 31114 and the Draw-Tite Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver part # 65022 for your 2000 Ford F-250. They both install in the exact same location and allot for a 500/5,000 Lb vertical load and line pull rating. The main reason for the price difference is that the Curt hitch is made in the USA and has a more resistant powder coating. I have attached a sample install video for you as well.
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  • Comparison Between Draw-Tite # 65022 and Curt # 31114 Front Mount Receivers for 1999 Ford F250
    The primary difference between the Draw-Tite # 65022 and the Curt # 31114 is that they're manufactured by two different companies. The hitches are nearly identical in appearance, have the same weight ratings and would install in the same manner. Because of this, you can choose the less expensive Draw-Tite model, and not feel that you sacrificed anything. If you click the provided link, you can see an install video for the Draw-Tite model.
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  • Will Curt Front-Mount Hitch 31114 Fit 2003 Ford 550 Four Wheel Drive
    Curt front-mount trailer hitch # 31114 will fit the 2003 Ford F-550 cab-and-chassis but it will NOT fit the F-550 Super-Duty pickup. No front hitches are offered for the F-550 pickup. Curt hitch # 31114 does require some drilling for installation and it will also require you to remove/relocate the OEM fog lights. We also offer a similar front hitch from Draw-Tite, part # 65022, whose installation is shown in the linked video.
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  • Available Front Mount Trailer Hitch Options for a 2000 Ford Excursion
    The only available front mount trailer hitch options we can confirm fit on a 2000 Ford Excursion is the Draw-Tite Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver part # 65022 and Curt Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver part # 31114. Unfortunately, we are not able to confirm fit of any other trailer via modifying as this would void the warranty of the hitch.
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  • Does Blocker Beam of 2006 Ford F-350 Dictate Which Front Hitch Fits
    This is correct. If you have the Blocker Beam on your 2006 Ford F-350 you will need to use the Draw Tite hitch # 65022 or if not you'd need the # 31114. The blocker beam is a small sub-bumper behind air dam.
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  • Front Mounted Hitch Receiver for 2000 Born Free Motorhome on Ford E450 Cutaway Van Chassis
    We do indeed have one. The Curt # 33055 front mounted receiver is a fit for the 2000 Ford E450 Cutaway Van chassis used on your motorhome. I've linked you to a video that will walk you through the install. The Curt # 31114 you'd looked at is a fit for an Excursion or a Super Duty truck, and wouldn't fit your Van chassis.
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  • Recommended Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver for a 2004 Ford F-250
    I do have a front mount trailer hitch receiver for your 2004 Ford F-250 but the Curt Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver part # C31071 is only confirmed to fit GM vehicles. For a front mount trailer hitch receiver that will fit your truck, I recommend using the Curt Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver part # 31114. As long as you do not have the front blocker bar then this trailer hitch will work well for you. I have attached an installation video of this hitch installed on a similar 2006...
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  • Front Receiver for 2000 Ford F250 4x4
    If you do not have the blocker bar or sub-bumper behind the air dam, the Draw-Tite # 65022 would a good choice for your 2000 F250. According to the installation instructions, the tow hooks are temporarily removed but are re-installed later in the process. The Curt front mount receiver, part # 31114 will also work. It is nearly identical and would install in the same manner. I have provided a photo showing what the receiver would look like once installed.
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  • Front Hitch Installation For 2002 Ford Excursion Diesel With Blocker Beam
    The front hitch designed for your 2002 Ford Excursion is the Curt Hitch, part # 31114. This is a custom fit hitch and has a 2 inch receiver opening. I called my contact at Curt and they told me they were not aware of a blocker beam being installed on an Excursion. They did tell me that the front mount hitch # 31114 would bolt to the brackets for the springs and the blocker beam would attach to the underside of the front mount hitch. They told me it would bolt into place like the 31014...
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  • Do Fog Lights on 2002 Ford F-350 have to be Removed to Install a Front Mount Trailer Hitch
    To install the Curt front mount trailer hitch # 31114 the fog lights on your 2002 Ford F-350 will have to be either removed permanently or relocated. But you can install Curt front mount hitch # C31014 and keep the OEM fog lights. I have linked instructions for both hitches for you.
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  • Front-Mount Hitch For Winch On 2001 Ford F-250 Truck With Blocker Beam
    I spoke with my contact at Curt and asked about your 2001 Ford F-250 truck. They told me that the reason for the difference in fit is due to the blocker beam that is installed on the truck. You actually purchased the correct front mounted hitch, part # C31014, if your truck has the front bumper bar. They told me that due to the bar, the hitch will be mounted in a different manner and the receiver will be below the bumper, not through the middle of the bumper like part # 31114.
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  • Will the Curt Front Mount Hitch # C31014 Interfere with Fog Lights on a 2001 Ford F-350 Super Duty
    We have not had a chance to install the Curt Front Mount Hitch, # C31014, on a 2001 Ford F-350 yet, but I did confirm with my contact at Curt that this hitch will not interfere with the fog lights. You will not have to remove or replace your fog lights with this hitch. Please note, this hitch will only fit models that have a blocker beam. The blocker beam is a small sub-bumper located behind the air dam. This hitch will install between the blocker beam and the blocker beam brackets. I...
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  • How to Pick out a Front Mount Hitch for a 1999 Ford F350
    The difference between the Curt Hitch # C31014 and Curt Hitch # 31114 is that the # C31014 is designed for vehicles with blocker beams and the # 31114 is designed for vehicles without the blocker beam. You will want to look under the front end of your 1999 Ford F350 to see if you have a blocker beam and order the correct front hitch for your vehicle. If you get under the front of your vehicle and see an L-shaped bracket attached to a beam that runs from one frame rail to the other you...
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  • Front Mount Trailer Hitch Options for a 2005 Ford Excursion
    We currently offer two front mount receiver options for a 2005 Ford Excursion; # 31114 and # 65022. Please note that with either, if the vehicle has the optional OEM fog lights they must be removed or relocated for receiver installation. I have linked instructions for both receivers for you. As far as where to buy one of these receivers the best place would be right here at etrailer! Current pricing is available on the product pages for each item.
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  • Why is Curt Front HItch 31114 Difficult to Install on 1999 Ford F350 Super Duty 4x4
    Our contact at Curt Manufacturing said that it sounds like you have a blocker beam on your 99 F350 Super Duty 4x4. A blocker beam is a 3 inch by 1 inch steel bar that mounts underneath the frame on the front of the vehicle and could be the reason your hitch will not mount correctly. In that case you would need a Curt Front Hitch for the 1999 Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty part # C31014. However, if your truck is a cab and chassis model this hitch will not work either.
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  • Front Mounted Hitch Receiver Compatible with 1999 Ford F-350 2WD
    The Curt Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - 2" # C31014 will fit your 1999 Ford F-250 2WD if it has a blocker beam, which will be removed for installation. Blocker beam is a small sub-bumper located behind the air dam. If you don't have the blocker beam, then you will use the Curt Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - 2" # 31114. This hitch will not work on vehicles that have the blocker beam. This hitch requires relocating the factory fog lights which the other...
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