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Too Low?

Isn't that WAY too low for a hitch mounted bike rack? I have used them on various cars and they drag on EVERYTHING.
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I had the Curt hitch installed along with an Xsport 2 bike carrier. I've been on some pretty steep driveways and i haven't scraped yet.
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How strong are the mounting points for this hitch? It's rated for 200 lbs tongue weight which seems kind of flimsy.
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I put a Curt on my Santa Fe. They're tough, built really well.
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How strong are the mounting points for this hitch? It's rated for 200 lbs tongue weight which seems kind of flimsy.

I've toted two bikes regularly on my hitch rack for a variety of distances with no issues and no sag. In my opinion it's pretty solid for bicycles but I wouldn't utilize it for anything more.
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i have the same curt class 1 hitch coming in the mail from etrailer.com. Will be following your install.

I use the hitch with my Thule T2 bike rack. The rack alone is 55 lbs, and 2x bikes will weigh up to 50 lbs. Should be fine
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Anyone install the hitch and have an aftermarlet exhaust? Are there any clearance issues?

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Had to remove my hitch when I had magna flow exhaust installed. Side brackets wouldn't clear quad outlet piping.
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How is everything holding up now? OP if you're still out there.

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I have had mine for about two months and already took a 400 mile trip with no issues. I am lowered on coilovers and it has bottomed on a steep incline. I am hoping someone chimes in with what exhaust will fit.
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Just installed the Curt hitch on my 2014 3.8 Ult. Wasn't exactly 'fun' but not too terrible, either. The outside panels of the hitch seemed to have been pushed in slightly as the 4 smaller bracket holes would not line up with the underbody holes. I banged them outward as much as I could with a rubber deadblow mallet and that seemed to help a bit, as I was then able to get all 4 bolts installed. Really saved money, too. Local place wanted $215 for the hitch and $85 to install. Found it for $140 on ebay and installed myself.

I did, however, discover that the backup/reverse sensors work quite well. Hadn't heard them yet (only had car for a week) but boy did they ever start making noise with the rack back there
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Messaged her, and she said it tows the skii fine, and that the skii is only like 400lbs. It's a curt's trailer hitch as well. I'm looking into buying a jet skii, but was finding a way for transportating it. If the gen can do this here and there, i might give it a shot although the idea seems really bad to me.
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awesome that this is posted up!

Im looking for something to carry my wheels and tires to the track now.

Any suggestions on certain carriers? I cant seem to find anything that i can actually use to tow. All im finding is carriers without wheels on the ground.

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awesome that this is posted up!



Im looking for something to carry my wheels and tires to the track now.



Any suggestions on certain carriers? I cant seem to find anything that i can actually use to tow. All im finding is carriers without wheels on the ground.

I think you can get the curts hitch, and then match up the correct receiver to a small trailer!


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awesome that this is posted up!

Im looking for something to carry my wheels and tires to the track now.

Any suggestions on certain carriers? I cant seem to find anything that i can actually use to tow. All im finding is carriers without wheels on the ground.
If you can't find a pre-made trailer, get one custom. Doesn't have to be very big. Plenty of small ones here:

https://www.google.com/search?q=trac...ih=965#imgrc=_

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If you can't find a pre-made trailer, get one custom. Doesn't have to be very big. Plenty of small ones here:

https://www.google.com/search?q=trac...ih=965#imgrc=_
Thanks for the advice! So now that i know where to get the hitch ive been looking for trailers. Im going to have to visit some local places around me.

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Look at harbor freight they have a small 4x4 trailer for like $275 a lot of the guys in the club use them.
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Anyone install the hitch and have an aftermarlet exhaust? Are there any clearance issues?
Yup. Would still like to know if the tow hitch would have issues with this....



Ark Grip Exhaust.
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Did anybody find this out. Would like to get an Ark Exhaust and install a Curt trailer hitch to carry my bikes.

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Yup. Would still like to know if the tow hitch would have issues with this....



Ark Grip Exhaust.
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