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Hidden Hitch Trailer Hitch for the 2006 Lexus LX470

Hidden Hitch Trailer Hitch

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Code:   87409



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Hidden Hitch Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2" - 2006 Lexus LX470

This durable, fully welded Lexus LX470 trailer hitch receiver features a powder coat finish over an e-coat base to ensure superior corrosion resistance.


  • Custom-fit trailer hitch lets you tow a trailer or carry a bike rack or cargo carrier with your Lexus LX470
  • 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
  • Ball mount, pin and clip sold separately


  • Receiver opening: 2" x 2"
  • Rating: Class III
    • Maximum gross trailer weight: 5,000 lbs
      • Maximum GTW when used with weight distribution: 6,000 lbs
    • Maximum tongue weight: 500 lbs
      • Maximum TW when used with weight distribution: 600 lbs
  • Limited lifetime warranty

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Video of Hidden Hitch Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2"

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Video hitch install 2002 toyota land cruiser
Trailer Hitch Installation - 2002 Toyota Land Cruiser

Video Transcript for Trailer Hitch Installation - 2002 Toyota Land Cruiser

Today we are going to be installing Hidden Hitch part number 87409 on a 2002 Toyota Land Cruiser. This installation also applies to Draw-Tite part number 75095. We are underneath the vehicle now and we are going to go ahead and point out the location for the mounting of the hitch. As you can see on the drivers side frame rail, we have got a tow hook and a tie-down bracket here that are held on with two bolts. Those bolts need to come down, and these two items are going to be removed. These will provide the two rearmost attaching points for the hitch on the drivers side. And there is also a weld nut a little bit further up on the frame, and that will provide the forwardmost attaching point. And then over here on the passengers side, again we have a tie-down bracket that is going to need to be taken down - removed with these two bolts, and those will provide two of the attaching points for the hitch here on the passengers side. The third attaching point is actually a little bit inboard. And the third attaching point is here on the inboard side in this crossmember, just a little bit inboard of the exhaust, it would be this hole here. We are actually going to fish a carriage bolt down through this opening here at the back side. So, in order to actually gain access to this, we are going to need to remove this rear fascia support as well.

So the first thing we want to do is to go ahead and remove the tie-down and the tow hooks from both sides of the vehicle, but first we also want to lower the exhaust down, as well. There are two hangers that we are going to want to loosen in order to gain a little bit more ease of installation. There is one here at the rear, and then there is another one more forward, right in front of the exhaust itself. To remove the rubber holders off of the hangers I have actually sprayed them down with spray lubricant, like WD-40. It makes the removal a lot easier. We do want to hang on to these, because these are going to be reinstalled once the hitch goes back up. And what we are actually going to do is take the tie-down hook here from the passengers side it is actually going to be mounted on the drivers side, and vice-versa: the drivers side one will be mounted to the passengers side. So, you want to keep that in mind.

Then the next step is we want to go ahead and remove the fascia support bracket from the bumper side of the frame here. There are two Phillips head screws that need to be removed. There is one here at the very end of the fascia support, and there is one at the very end on the other side. And then we have got six metric bolts that we need to remove. We have got one here, one here and here, one here and here, and then one here as well. And there is the Phillips head cover. We need to remove all those fasteners, and then we are going to take this whole bracket down. Then we just want to take that fascia support strip out of here and just pull the tabs down on the mounting side of the bumper. And then with the fascia support bracket removed, we want to go ahead and put the fasteners back in that hold the tabs for the bumper. There should be four of those: one here, one here, and then two on the outboard side - one here. OK, the next step is to go ahead and put the hitch up into position.

We want to go ahead again, we want to reuse these mounting holes on both sides. And here on the drivers side we want to make sure we use longer of the two sets of existing bolts, because on the drivers side you are going to remount the tow hook and the tie-down hook as well. So we want to put the hitch up first, and then we are going to put the tow hook into the tie-down bracket underneath that. On this particular vehicle, as well, I want to note that there is an existing 7-hole plug here. If your vehicle does have that, you are going to need to lower it down and get it out of the way, because the hitch will hit it. It is going to need to be relocated when the hitch is installed. And it is basically just two screws here holding it onto the crossmember. So I am going to do that first and then we are going to go ahead and put the hitch up into position.

And with the fasteners loosely installed in the frame, we want to go ahead and fish wire through the hole here at the bottom of the hitch out through the large hole here at the back side of the crossmember. We are going to fish the carriage bolt and block into position. It does not come with the installation kit, but it might not be a bad idea to pick up what is called a bolt leader. It is just basically a piece of stove wire with a threaded end on it. The hole is offset on the block. We want to make sure that the short side goes toward the bumper because there is less space that way. We will just pull it down into position and fasten it with a conical-tooth washer and nut. And now that we have got the conical-tooth washer and nut on there, we can go ahead and tighten all the bolts down. We are first going to go through and tighten them down with the air gun, and then we are going to come back and torque everything down to their specified torque rating. And now we are going to go back through and torque them all down. And you do want to check with your instruction sheet to find the specified torque rating for each individual bolt. OK, with all the bolts torqued down, we want to make sure we put the exhaust back on its hangers. That will conclude the installation of hitch part number 87409 on a 2002 Toyota Land Cruiser.

Customer Reviews

Hidden Hitch Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2" - 87409

Average Customer Rating:  4.0 out of 5 stars   (1 Customer Reviews)

This durable, fully welded vehicle trailer hitch receiver features a powder coat finish over an e-coat base to ensure superior corrosion resistance.

- 87409

by: Dave P.03/02/2015

The 87409 hitch was installed on a 2004 Lexus LX 470. The hitch fit perfectly, however, a couple of suggestions: first, lower the spare tire out of the way, giving room to work. Second, it was not necessary to disconnect the rubber mount/muffler bracket, the hitch fit over the top without problem. The biggest issue it the lack of instructions, or even acknowledgement that the trailer light outlet bracket must be modified and relocated. Before the hitch is lifted in place, the bracket must be removed, then the outlet separated from the bracket and placed on the top side of the hitch as the hitch is lifted into place. If that's not done, there's not room to feed the socket over the hitch later. The existing bracket can be cut or bent to fit and one or two holes drilled to refasten the bracket into the OEM holes, however I had to add a spacer of 3/4" to 1" between the vehicle and the bracket to lower the bracket, otherwise the door to the outlet won't open. 176660


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  • 7-Way Trailer Connector Mounting Location After Installing a Trailer Hitch, 2004 Toyota Land Cruiser
  • I spoke with our installer you did the Hidden Hitch, # 87409, installation on the 2002 Toyota Land Cruiser that you see in the video. He stated that there is no specific place that you will have to mount the connector as long as it remains accessible. Depending on where you choose to mount it, you may or may not be able to re-use the original bracket. If a different bracket is needed, I recommend the Trailer Connector Mounting Box, # 18159. This bracket fits square or round tube trailer...
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  • Trailer Hitch Wiring and Accessories for a 2002 Lexus LX 470
  • Trailer hitch # V88041 fits a 2006 to 2008 Toyota RAV4 so it will not fit your 2002 Lexus LX470. For your Lexus I have included a link to the hitches that do fit. The most popular hitch for your vehicle is Hidden Hitch # 87409. I have included a link to a video showing a typical installation on a similar vehicle. I have also included a link to the installation instructions. If you plan on doing some towing I recommend the etrailer ball mount kit # 989900. It comes with 2 ball mounts,...
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Lexus LX470 Accessories

Weight Carrying Capacity
Gross Towing Weight (GTW):
5,000 lbs.

Tongue Weight (TW):
500 lbs.

Weight Distribution Capacity
Gross Towing Weight (GTW):
6,000 lbs.

Tongue Weight (TW):

Trailer Hitch Installation Instructions 87409 Installation instructions 87409 Installation Instructions

Tech Tip
No drilling required for installation,,,

Manufacturer Estimated Installation Time

Recommended Wiring:
Hidden Hitch 119178KIT

Hidden Hitch 118245
With Tow Package Use:118245

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