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Jun 2, 12:07am - #190232 
Trailer Hitch Question?

Anyone out there have a trailer hitch w/ the TRD kit? I have been to 7 places and none of them can install one on my car frown


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Jun 2, 2:47am - #190233 
I heard all we need is an extension . Something with a c shape to flow under the bumber and then back upwards to provide a high enough level. I want to buy a Street bike but I first want a trailer hitch also. I'll see what I can do . I also Have the TRD kit. wave

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Jun 2, 7:18am - #190234 
why would you want to put a trailer hitch on a celica like that any ways

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Jun 2, 7:36am - #190235 
I don't think a celica is the proper type of car to "haul" stuff so why would you want to do that?

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Jun 2, 11:30am - #190236 
I need to pull a Jet Ski and to do so I need a hitch thumbsup


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Jun 2, 2:48pm - #190237 
You need a winter rig, or a pulling rig in this case.

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Jun 2, 5:01pm - #190238 
you need a truck wave

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Jun 2, 7:52pm - #190239 
i considered posting a question like this just to see if anyone actually put one one...

A truck would be better or something actually designed for hauling as i could only wonder about the stress on the engine?? confused


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Jun 2, 8:30pm - #190240 
^^ dude there is kid in my town with a spec blue celica GT with a hitch , its chrome but its all rusted out.. but his rolling on chrome rims , i never talked to him but i should chuck him a note with ec webaddress...

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Jun 2, 8:37pm - #190241 
i dunno if this helps, but at least most others will get an idea of what you are talking about and will be more educated wave

EXTERIOR Installation Guides >> Trailer Hitch - How To Add
https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_56990_0_collapsed_2__1.html

btw, ive seen several different styles of these on different celica


also check my previous reply to your same question at...
https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/showflat.php?Number=1862399412#1862399139


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Jun 2, 8:43pm - #190242 
wait wait wait... just get a reciver and an extension rise up ball... if you have ever seen tall trucks... they use these all the time, except instead of going up, they come down... they look like this...

and they arent expensive... however if you have coil overs you may want to rise up the rear shocks to increase the holding look, so your not saggin... or increase the air in your air bags...

you will also want to practice without a boat at the boat launch, making sure you can get out of the water after your wheels have been soaked(or wet) with and without weight... cause i have seen many frontwheel drive small cars towing jet skis get stuck at the boat launch... that had to great of a slope... droping the jet ski in the water is no prob, but taking it out is... you have not only the weight of your car, but the skis and the wet weight of both the ski and the trailer... plus now all four of your wheels are wet (if someone else has used the launch ramp, if its a busy place) and the launch ramp may have alge and oil on it reducing your ability to pull out

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Jun 2, 8:46pm - #190243 
Originally Posted by v3n0m
you need a truck wave

Ask nate about trucks...he's our resident redneck now. grin

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Jun 2, 9:19pm - #190244 
^ oh yeah rofl

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Jun 2, 11:28pm - #190245 
Thanks Isaac thumbsup I completely forgot that Id posted the same question months ago rofl Thats a lesson in "Search Button" 101 rofl Celicaracer05- Thats a great idea... I never thought about turning it up-side down, thanks thumbsup


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Jun 2, 11:45pm - #190246 
maybe I will get a hitch and buy a horse trailer to haul around. should pull it when i hit lift

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Jun 2, 11:58pm - #190247 
hahahhahhahaha thumbsdown


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Jun 3, 6:03am - #190248 
Originally Posted by shawnstam
maybe I will get a hitch and buy a horse trailer to haul around. should pull it when i hit lift


instead of tractor pulls, they should have "rip apart your import" night at local drag strips... ha that would be hilarious... like the vw commershal getting you to buy the torage... where they show the bug towing the trailer and just dangling, while the touregg can hold the weight and drive fine

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