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Old 08-22-2020, 10:00 AM   #1
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Does any of the supplier s sell a trailer hitch?
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Old 08-22-2020, 12:32 PM   #2
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By posting this question, I'm assuming you have already checked with the suppliers and have not found what you're looking for.

Could you be more specific about what you're looking for?
Are you looking for a hitch that attaches to your A to tow a trailer?
Or something to tow/pull your A with?
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Old 08-22-2020, 11:43 PM   #3
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I have a hitch that goes on the rear bumper bolts. I would sell it for $150. If interested I will post a picture
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Old 08-23-2020, 04:57 PM   #4
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https://www.macsautoparts.com/ford_m...1928-1931.html

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Old 08-23-2020, 04:59 PM   #5
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I canít get the link to paste correctly on this site. Try macsautoparts.com


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Old 08-23-2020, 05:00 PM   #6
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Old 08-23-2020, 11:01 PM   #7
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I have one of those pictured above in the Mac’s catalog. They’re built by Wagner Enterprises in St Louis. They work great. Installation takes 10 minutes.
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Old 08-24-2020, 12:02 AM   #8
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The description for this item specifically states that it's not intended for trailer towing.
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Old 08-24-2020, 04:54 AM   #9
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Old 08-24-2020, 07:17 AM   #10
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The description for this item specifically states that it's not intended for trailer towing.

Wow. I didnít see that, which would make this device an obscenely priced flag holder. ;-)


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Old 08-24-2020, 09:23 AM   #11
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That's what the description in the ad states. I'd still pull a small trailer, like a Mullins with it.
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Old 08-24-2020, 09:28 AM   #12
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That's what the description in the ad states. I'd still pull a small trailer, like a Mullins with it.
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What sort of weight are you talking about here?
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Old 08-24-2020, 10:03 AM   #13
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Here is the MAC's link from above:
https://www.macsautoparts.com/ford_m...1928-1931.html
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That's what the description in the ad states. I'd still pull a small trailer, like a Mullins with it.
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I've been pondering putting a hitch on the back of my fordor just for pulling my 12' aluminum boat to the lake. Boat and trailer can;t weigh more than 500 pounds and the lake is about 7 miles a way. I'm guessing that the lights on the trailer would still work on 6V just be not very bright.
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Old 08-24-2020, 10:54 AM   #15
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I've pulled my Mullins trailer quite a few miles, towed great. I pulled an empty tandem axle trailer about 10 miles, would not like to pull it any father, it made it seem like the trailer was in charge, pushing the tudor instead of the tudor pulling the trailer.
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Old 08-24-2020, 11:09 AM   #16
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In today’s litigious society where a large number of the population use small percentages of their grey matter, a disclaimer like this would be necessary. To quote a famous movie line, “a mans got to know his limitations “. You likely know what your model A and your driving ability can handle. I would imagine the brakes to be the weak link in this scenario. I remember my uncle moving to Florida years ago with an old chevy wagon loaded to the hilt and towing a trailer. He said the brakes wouldn’t completely stop the car going down a mountainside but he got it slowed down enough for my aunt to jump out and run alongside till she could find a rock to throw under a wheel.
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Old 08-24-2020, 11:10 AM   #17
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I have pulled a 4x6 utility loaded for camping with my Tudor, put in 6 volt bulbs for the trip. My parents pull their small pop-up camper with their Tudor, they run 12 volts.


Only problem I have ever had was blowing bulbs in the trailer, by not switching them back to 12 volts, after the trip.
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Old 08-24-2020, 11:40 AM   #18
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If the manufacturer distinctly says not to pull a trailer with his hitch, why would you risk everyones safety and defiantly do otherwise! Doesn't seem very logical or smart to me!
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Old 08-24-2020, 10:23 PM   #19
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The manufacturer puts a disclaimer on there to protect themselves, as was well stated by David R. in post #16 above.

I have one on my pickup and have pulled my original Mullins trailer without a problem. It was reviewed in the Model A Times by John Lavoy, and I have read reports of quite a few others that have used this hitch without a problem. It is stouter and much better engineered than most "home-made" hitches I have seen.

It also does the job of an excellent flag holder!
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Old 08-25-2020, 07:10 AM   #20
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The precaution was endorsed by a degreed engineer and should not be ignored!
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