A wiring harness is not required if rack connections is the customers only application. They really do well matching up specific auto models to hitches. The provided bolts are rather long so you need a deep 19 mm socket to be able to torque the nuts properly. For vehicles with numerous trailer lights, Stealth harnesses are designed to increase the current capacity from the typical 5-amp solid state limitation to a full 20 amps. Where ever you heard this from is hilarious. This class 1 hitch also comes with all necessary mounting hardware. In order to better the car's grip, the W12 engine was positioned in the middle of the vehicle.
Hitches used for both cars mount under the back bumper no roof or trunk racks for these cars were considered since those types tend to scratch paint more often. Total install time: 50 minutes for 1 bolt + 10 minutes for the rest. Etrailer provides the manufacturer's installation manual. I would be happy to look into that for you! I though cars were better today. We provide incredibly reasonable prices on quality parts. Hitches used for both cars mount under the back bumper no roof or trunk racks for these cars were considered since those types tend to scratch paint more often.
The instructions are good, but there are some detailed videos out there if anyone were to need one. All manufacturer names, symbols, and descriptions used in our images and text are used solely for identification purposes only. Car companies can't say hey don't put hitch to tow a hook or we will void your engine. Why Stealth Hitches are chosen over competitor hitches. Draw-Tite, a leading aftermarket manufacturer of top-notch towing systems, is unsurpassed in price and quality.
The hitch itself works great and is nicely tucked away under the bumper. James said: I want to install an after-market trailer hitch on my Golf R for a bicycle rack. Conceived in this great nation, our company strives to meet the needs of all consumers for automotive parts, such as , , , and more, in Canada. It had a three speed and 44 hp? Tow and Combo packages are base price plus additional cost. Once installed the hitch has adequate clearance from the exhaust and the rear bumper- it looks great. The EcoHitch® hidden hitch for the 2015-2019 Volkswagen Golf R is designed to be completely concealed so you only see the receiver once it's installed rather than having to see an unsightly crosstube underneath your vehicle.
How far, how often, over what type of terrain will you tow it? I placed a 1x3 between the jack stand and the hitch and used it like a lever with my leg while I was on my back and this kept my hands free for guiding the hitch onto the bolts. The combination of a stainless steel latch block and powder coat finish provides excellent rust protection allowing you to enjoy your eco-adventures and not worry about the function of your hitch. Any issues stemming from that installation or from using it, would not be covered, however. That's now how it works. You can request instructions on our website.
I then used jack stands to hold the hitch mostly in place. Great quality of build and super easy installation, with or without ramps. I'm going to see if I have any play in the mounting of the hitch and the hangars for the exhaust and report back. So after you have the fishing line on the bolt, pull out a little slack on the line and turn the bolt over to feed it up into the frame head first. We checked the European Civic about 2000lbs not diesel, same motor and body weight v American Civic No tow in another post, and the biggest difference seemed to be in the warranty. Installation on this was a little rough, but all in all it worked out pretty well. Would that void any warranty? I don't know how much you'd really want to tow with this car, but you could probably tow a motorcycle trailer or the smallest uhaul trailer with no issues.
Drawing current from the tail light circuits can cause vehicle faults, especially on European vehicles. Ensure your wiring harness does not drag on the ground by visiting our Eclipse. One of our Advocates will be with you shortly. So make sure you are putting it 'crown' side in first to make sure everything is as easy as possible. Stealth Hitches are made to be hidden. I tow hitch will not void your warranty. We list the vehicle capacities, not hitch capacities, to give our customers more meaningful data.
We give back to our community through projects such as food drives and special services for schools, parks, dealerships. They can also typically be used to tow small trailers such as a utility trailer, kayak trailer or teardrop camper never exceed the lowest weight capacity of any towing component; i. Each class 1 hitch is made with hands-on engineering, high-strength steel and precise welding. This is a solid, well constructed hitch that has a durable finish and is easy to install. So, I asked etrailer whether I could use the same hitch for my 2016 Golf R since I didn't see a match on their website. Well worth the purchase and time!! This solid connection creates less wear and tear on the vehicle transmission and is a more pleasurable ride for the passengers. Where ever you heard this from is hilarious.
With the Volkswagen Golf R EcoHitch you can take your bikes, extra cargo for your belongings and so much more! If you have any questions please contact us at info stealthhitches. This durable, sleek and non-intrusive hitch design has proven to be safer and easier to use while improving your vehicle towing capacity. The hitch rests just below the bumper skin to maintain a low visibility profile and provide as much ground clearance as possible. Build Your Package Stealth Hitches offers a rack only package, a towing package and a combination tow and rack package. How can I help you today? For more specific information or details, please refer to the written instructions. The instructions are pretty clear and it helped to watch a youtube video first of an install on a previous model year.