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Hidden Hitch Trailer Hitch for the Cadillac CTS, 2004

Hidden Hitch Trailer Hitch

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Code:   60830

Retail:$275.44

Price:$175.90


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Hidden Hitch Trailer Hitch Receiver with Drawbar - Custom Fit - Class I - 1-1/4" - Cadillac CTS, 2004

Specially designed for light-duty applications, this fully welded Cadillac CTS trailer hitch receiver features a powder coat finish over an e-coat base to ensure superior corrosion resistance. Drawbar, pin and clip included.

Features:

  • Custom-fit trailer hitch lets you tow a trailer or carry a bike rack or cargo carrier with your Cadillac CTS
  • Computer-aided, fully welded steel construction ensures strength and durability
  • Easy, bolt-on installation - no welding required
    • Complete hardware kit and installation instructions included
  • Lifetime technical support from the experts at etrailer.com
  • Black powder coat finish covers e-coat base for superior rust protection
  • Sturdy, square-tube design
  • Drawbar, pin and clip included


Specs:

  • Receiver opening: 1-1/4" x 1-1/4"
  • Rating: Class I
    • Maximum gross trailer weight: 2,000 lbs
    • Maximum tongue weight: 200 lbs
  • Limited lifetime warranty


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60830 Hidden Hitch Class 1 Trailer Hitch Receiver





Video of Hidden Hitch Trailer Hitch Receiver with Drawbar - Custom Fit - Class I - 1-1/4"


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Trailer Hitch Installation - 2004 Cadillac CTS
Video hitch install 2005 Cadillac CTS
Trailer Hitch Installation - 2005 Cadillac CTS

Video Transcript for Trailer Hitch Installation - 2004 Cadillac CTS

Today we are installing part number 60830 which is a Hidden Hitch Class I Trailer Hitch. We are installing it on a 2004 Cadillac CTS. This also applies for Draw Tites part number 24767. First up you have to open up the back trunk to find where you way to get to the floor. This has to come out and this carpet has to come out also. Then this plastic panel should come out next. Then what we do is drag the rubber hangers off the exhaust so we can lower it and have some more room to work. We got our exhaust lowered and pulled out of the way. We had to pull it sideways so that we had to tie down and pull them to the sides. Now we hold our hitch up into place then mark the hitch with white paint so can drill our holes. This would be a very good time for a second pair of hands to help you hold up the hitch while the other marks the holes.

As you can see by the white marks we have our holes. So what we will do is drill it out with the 1/4 inch first. Then we will back them up with the 1/2 holes. Now we apply some silicone sealant to the holes to keep exhaust from coming back in. Now we install the hitch once again. We also put some weights on the hitch to hold it into place. You want to give it a little room while you attempt to center it and snug up the bolts. Now center it and snug the bolts and make sure it is where we want it then we will give it the final torque. Our hitch is installed and we will go ahead and reattach our main exhaust. At this point we can reassemble the trunk area. That completes our install of part number 60830 the Hidden Hitch Class I Trailer Hitch on a 2004 Cadillac CTS.




Customer Reviews

Hidden Hitch Trailer Hitch Receiver with Drawbar - Custom Fit - Class I - 1-1/4" - 60830

Average Customer Rating:  ratingratingratingratingrating5.0 out of 5 stars   (2 Customer Reviews)

Specially designed for light-duty applications, this fully welded vehicle trailer hitch receiver features a powder coat finish over an e-coat base to ensure superior corrosion resistance. Drawbar, pin and clip included.


- 60830

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Bob m.12/02/2013


I bought a trailer hitch for a Cadillac CTS, and although I didn't install it yet it looks pretty straightforward, I was glad for the quick shipping and the product looks to be of good quality, it was also nice that they provided me tracking information. I will know more in when I install this . 108777






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Mark W.06/26/2014


The hitch was delivered two days after ordering. It looks great and works perfect for what I need it to. 137854




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Expert Answers about Hidden Hitch Trailer Hitch Receiver with Drawbar - Custom Fit - Class I - 1-1/4" - 60830Do you have a question about this Trailer Hitch?


  • How Hidden is the Hidden Hitch # 60830 on a 2006 Cadillac CTS
  • While this Hidden Hitch Trailer Hitch, part # 60830, is mostly out of plain site, it is not completely hidden. Hidden Hitch is actually the brand name for this hitch. If you want to get an idea of what this hitch looks like installed check out the video I attached below. At this time we do not have any pictures of the hitch installed but you can get a pretty good idea by watching the installation video. I could not safely recommend that you cut off a portion of the hitch and then...
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  • Trailer Hitch, Hitch Ball, and Trailer Wiring Recommendation for a 2010 Cadillac CTS
  • For the 2010 Cadillac CTS sedan (excluding the CTS-V), the Draw-Tite and Hidden Hitches are made by the same company, so apart from the name they are the same with the exception that the Hidden Hitch comes with a drawbar, hitch pin and clip. The Curt hitch has a very similar design but its installation is a little more difficult. So for a quicker install, I would go with the Draw-Tite or Hidden Hitch. Both the Draw-Tite and Hidden Hitch have the same specifications: Class I, 1-1/4 inch,...
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  • Trailer Hitch Recommendation for a 2011 Cadillac CTS Sedan With Removable Ball Mount
  • It sounds like you want a trailer hitch with a ball mount and hitch ball that can be removed. There are trailer hitches available for your 2011 Cadillac CTS Sedan that will allow you to use a 2 inch ball on a removable ball mount. The trailer hitch that I would recommend for you is the Hidden Hitch Class I Trailer Hitch, # 60830. This hitch comes with a ball mount and a pin and clip. You would only need to add the hitch ball. For a 2 inch hitch ball, use part # 19258. If you want a 1-7/8...
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  • Comparing The Available Trailer Hitches For A 2008 Cadillac CTS
  • All of the hitches available for the 2008 Cadillac CTS have the same characteristics in terms of towing and tongue weight capacity. Each hitch has a 2000 pound towing capacity and 200 pound tongue weight capacity. Where they differ is the towing components included with the hitch. The Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch, part # 24767, which is the lower priced hitch, does not include a drawbar, pin or clip. The Curt Hitch, part # 11307, which is the highest priced hitch for your vehicle includes...
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  • Why are Stabilizing Straps Required For Bike Racks on Curt Trailer Hitch # 11307, 2005 Cadillac STS
  • The Curt Manufacturing warranty requires that a stabilizing strap be used on all non-trailer loads on their Class I and II trailer hitches, like # 11307 for your 2005 Cadillac STS. The purpose of the strap is to relieve some of the stress on the trailer hitch associated with bike racks and cargo carriers. If you decide to go with the Curt hitch, you can use Curt Bike Rack Strap with Cambuckle, # 18050. Or, you can use a ratchet strap like # 1157300, or basically any strap that will...
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  • Trailer Hitch Recommendation for a 2010 Cadillac CTS
  • The location and visibility of a trailer hitch on your 2010 Cadillac CTS will be almost identical between Curt, # C11307, Hidden Hitch, # 60830, and Draw-Tite, # 24767. Each of these trailer hitches use the same mounting location and have practically the same dimensions. For an exact measurement, the end of the receiver from the Curt hitch will actually sit 1/8 of an inch closer to the rear edge of the bumper. As far as aesthetics are concerned, I agree that the Curt hitch has a more...
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Cadillac CTS Accessories




Weight Carrying Capacity
Gross Towing Weight (GTW):
2,000 lbs.

Tongue Weight (TW):
200 lbs.


Weight Distribution Capacity
Hitch does not allow
use of weight distribution


Trailer Hitch Installation Instructions 60830 Installation instructions 60830 Installation Instructions

Tech Tip
Application includes CTS-V model.Drilling required for installation,Exhaust must be temporarily lowered for installation,Trunk access required for hitch installation,

Manufacturer Estimated Installation Time



Recommended Wiring:
Hidden Hitch 118440
118440

Recommended Balls:

1-7/8" hitch ball - 19256


2" hitch ball -19258

If you have any questions you can contact our customer service department.

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