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This fully welded, corrosion-resistant Honda Civic trailer hitch receiver is perfect for your light-duty towing needs. Draw-Tite's Tested Tough guarantee ensures that this hitch exceeds industry standards. Drawbar sold separately.
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Each Draw-Tite trailer hitch receiver undergoes extensive fatigue testing and static testing with the ball mount that is either supplied or recommended for use with that particular hitch, thus ensuring results that are applicable to real life use. Fatigue testing is also conducted on hitches rated for use with weight-distribution systems.
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Today on this 94 Honda Civic, were gonna install part number 24677 from Draw-Tite. This will also apply to part number 60834 from Hidden Hitch. Alright, this is what the hitch looks like when its installed in the car. Next well give you some measurements thatll help you out in selecting your accessories. From the top of the receiver opening down to the ground is going to be 11 3/8, from the center of the hitch pinhole to the outside edge of the bumper is going to be 2 inches. Now well go ahead and show you how the hitch is installed.
Well go ahead and show you how the hitch mounts up to the frame. Well use this existing hole here, the same place over at the passenger side and well also use the tie-down loop here. Well take a u-bolt, put it into the tie-down loop and then well go ahead and raise our hitch in position. Between the hitch and the loop well get a spacer block as well and at the bottom well get lock washers and lock nuts. When we install our hardware, youll notice that the bolts kinda long, it barely touches right here and we cant get the bolt through.
So what we did, well just pry the frame just a little bit, just enough to give us room. With the driver side down, well repeat the same process on the passenger side. Next, well go ahead and put a u-bolt into the tie-down loop then we can start and put the hitch in position. Lets start out on the driver side. Well just use this u-shaped block between the hitch and the frame.
Well eventually get this finger tight and check to make sure that our hitch is leveled. If we had to make adjustments, we can add an additional spacer here. When you get the second side up, you gotta get hook the hitch towards the back and then up. Once you got all the hardware installed and snug up, check to make sure that the hitch in level or pointing up just a little bit. When you need to make one more adjustment, you can actually lower the hitch and put a spacer block between the hitch and a tie-down loop.
Okay, well go ahead and tighten up the bolts just a little bit to take up the slack and just see how it looks. If were satisfied with it, we can go ahead and install the remaining hardware. In this case, well use it without spacers that came out level. With all our hardware installed, well go ahead and tighten down the bolts then torque them down as specified in the instructions. With everything torqued down, thatll finish it for part number 24677 from Draw-Tite.
Average Customer Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars (22 Customer Reviews)This fully welded, corrosion-resistant vehicle trailer hitch receiver is perfect for your light-duty towing needs. Draw-Tite's Tested Tough guarantee ensures that this hitch exceeds industry standards. Drawbar sold separately.
by: Andrew M.06/24/2013
I purchased this so that I could tow a lightweight sailboat behind my '94 Civic coupe. After finalizing my order, I realized I had made a mistake. I called the customer service line and quickly reached a real person who resolved the issue within minutes. Customer service is excellent. Shipping was on time and hassle-free. Installation was straightfoward. Because the car has very low ground clearance, I recommend installing with the car on a lift or otherwise elevated so you will have room to work (and so you can see your torque wrench reading), but I managed to do without. The optional spacers are a nice inclusion to make sure it fits perfectly. The hitch itself is sturdy and uncomplicated, as a hitch should be. The bottom crossbar is visible when installed, but it blends into the pavement just fine. Ground clearance seems to be unaffected. Overall, I am very happy with the purchase. 85731
Easy to install, looks good. Thanks to etrailer.com for an awesome buying experience! I was notified each step of the way and got a confirmation email when they saw UPS had delivered the product. I have already referred friends and will refer many more. Great videos on the website for the wiring too. I lost my instruction sheet and in about 2 minutes of looking I was watching the video showing me how to get everyting hooked up. I am a very happy customer. 19645
by: Natalie S08/05/2013
Thank you very much for the speedy service. Attached is a photo of the hitch on a 1994 Honda Civic. Unfortunately the bumper itself is warped so there is a wider gap on one side. Thank you. 93357
I ordered a trailer hitch for my Honda civic. The order was followed by a few emails one letting me know that my order had been placed. One giving me the delivery details of my hitch. It came on time and was easilyinstalled just as they said it would be. The one down fall was the bolt was a tad bit longer than it should have been. But I just used a cats paw to lever it in. Y 30603
by: Craig Warner04/14/2012
This is a great product, very pleased with the quality. Bolted right up with no modification to the holes in the frame rails on my 1998 Honda Civic 2dr DX. Comes with all the hardware that you will need. It also has instructions that's easy to follow and complete in detail. I basicly got this trailer hitch for our bike rack. Loving it so far. 37171
by: Tim Killensworth01/10/2012
It was interesting putting a trailer hitch on a 2000 Honda Civic LX, but it was cheaper than buying a truck. I was unable to install the small metal plate that came with the attachment hardware because of the tight clearances. Other than that it was very easy to install. 29437
Great product, Super easy installation. It took a total of 20 minutes for me to install from opening the box to putting away all the tools at then end of the job. I was a bit hesitant about installing my own hitch and there is no reason to be. It was super simple. 27306
by: Robert H.03/20/2012
The video showing how to install the trailer hitch was very helpful. I was able to install the hitch quickly and easily. I also bought a bike rack at the same time, which mounted easily into the trailer hitch. I am very happy with the whole process. 34511
by: Paul Y03/26/2011
This hitch went on in 15 minutes, thanks to to the video showing how the tip to fish the bolt and block into the frame at the same time, WOW what a time saver!! Also I received the 48hrs after ordering, Fantastic!! 10447
by: JOHN SINCLAIR10/16/2013
ITS GREAT !!! I GOT IT FAST AND IT LOOKS FINE - THIS IS THE SECOND HITCH I ORDERED FROM YOU GUYS AND NO PROBLEMS AT ALL !!! - I'LL CALL AGAIN WHEN I BUY ANOTHER NEW CAR - THANK YOU, JOHN SINCLAIR 103980
by: Peter H.06/03/2013
Great hitch! Took only 15 minutes to assemble and be ready. Bolts and other parts all lined up perfectly with no need for grinding, drilling or modifying. Thank you. 83017
by: Bob M04/16/2008
Good value. This was much harder to install than anticipated. There is very little space on the frame to install this prodict on a Honda Civic. 772
by: Kim T04/12/2011
Very solid hitch. super easy installation. We are using the hitch for a bike trailer connection, so we did not use lights on it. 11527
by: dwayne morris05/14/2012
this was the easiest hitch that i've installed yet.did not have to do any extra work.less than 15 min to bolt on my 1998 civic. 40372
Quality construction, easy install, excellent value. Thank you etrailer. Sincerely, Alan Dilts 73471
This is the easiest hitch I have ever installed. Wish they had a plug-n-play wiring kit for my car. 9533
by: Kayaker 808/02/2013
Fit perfectly and very easy to install. Works great for our kayak trailer. Thanks 92842
quick shipping, 10 minute install, nice fit on my 95 civic. thanks 8429
Quick delivery and very easy to install. 28836
by: Casey k.04/25/2012
Everything looks great. thank you 38270
by: Shaughessy F05/08/2014
Fast shipping easy install 129648
by: brian h04/26/2010
EASY TO INSTALL GREAT 2966
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