Vehicle hitch mount assembly for a snow plow

  • US 6,145,222 A
  • Filed: 08/14/1998
  • Issued: 11/14/2000
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/14/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A mounting hitch assembly for a vehicle having a vehicle rear and a chassis, comprising:

  • a hitch receiver fixed to said vehicle chassis, said hitch receiver having a transverse bar and a pair of spaced guide members, said spaced guide members defining therebetween a cavity, said spaced guide members being positioned beneath said bar such that the distance between said pair decreases in the direction towards said vehicle rear;

    a lift assembly comprising a male extension adapted to be received by said spaced guide members; and

    latch means for engaging said bar and locking said lift frame assembly thereto, said latch means comprising a pair of spaced hooks pivotally coupled to said lift frame assembly.

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