1997-2001 Ford Explorer - Class 3 Trailer Hitch (FRONT Mount)

Curt 31051 - Ford Explorer Front Trailer Hitch 1997-2001
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Curt 31051 front Ford Explorer trailer hitches are a great solution for easy launching of a boat, maneuvering a trailer into a camp site, mounting an electric winch or using any number of hitch accessories for the front end of your Ford Explorer. Using a 2 inch square receiver opening and a weight capacity of 3500 lbs. you have many towing options. Powder coated with a heavy, high-gloss finish this hitch is durable and attractive. Backed by a limited lifetime warranty.

Features and Benefits

  • Curt # 31051 is Custom fit for the Ford Explorer
  • 3500 lb load capacity
  • Black Powder Coated
  • Curt Limited Lifetime Warranty
  • 2" Receiver Tube

Installation Notes

Front air dam may require modification

Tech Specs

Weight Carrying Capacity 3500 lbs.
Max Tongue Weight: 350 lbs
Mount Type: Front Mount, Concealed
Type of Finish: Black Gloss Powder Coat
Hitch Receiver Opening Size: 2" Receiver Tube
Install Time: 30 minutes
Drilling Required (Yes / No): Yes
Download Instructions: 31051 Instructions
Items Included: (1) Curt 31051 Trailer Hitch and mounting hardware
Weight: 43 lbs.
Part 31051 fits:
  • 2001 Ford Explorer
  • 2000 Ford Explorer
  • 1999 Ford Explorer
  • 1998 Ford Explorer
  • 1997 Ford Explorer

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