We are travelling from NY to FL and we would like to secure 6 golf bags on this platform. Do you think it will work? FYI we have a Chevy Trailblazer XT. Is there any problems with exhaust melting the plastic?
asked by: Pat M
The Draw-Tite Hitch Cargo Carrier, part # 7507, is made of a composite polypropylene so the exhaust is unlikely to cause any of the cargo carrier to melt. The carrier also has a shank that has a rise on it to help keep the cargo away from the exhaust outlet. The platform has a usable space of 20-1/2 inches wide by 53 inches long. You will want to make sure your golf bags are close to 53 inches or less so they will fit on the platform.
If your Chevrolet TrailBlazer XT has a 2 inch hitch, this cargo carrier will fit. You will want to take one measurement on your vehicle to make sure that the cargo carrier will clear the rear of your vehicle when folded up. If you measure from the center of the hitch pin hole on your vehicles hitch to the part farthest back on your vehicle and it measures less than 6-3/4 inches, the Draw-Tite folding cargo carrier will fit when folded.
I am including links to the installation instructions on the Draw-Tite cargo carrier and of a video review of the cargo carrier.
I would also recommend the etrailer.com Extra Large Cargo Carrier Bag, part # 988501. This bag is a soft, flexible bag that has 20 cubic feet of storage and is weatherproof. It would work well to protect your golf clubs from the elements. I am including a video link to a review on this cargo bag.
expert reply by: Jeff D
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18 Cubic Feet
54L x 24W x 24H Inch
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22 x 56 Inch
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