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Hitches are custom designed by Draw-Tite, Reese, Hidden Hitch, Curt, and Torklift to fit your GMC Safari. Choose the hitch that is right for your towing needs and your budget.

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Trailer Hitch Installation - 2004 GMC Safari - Curt

Today on our 2004 GMC Safari, we'll be installing the Curt Hitch, part number C13035. Here's what the hitch looks like installed on our vehicle. Now, we'll go ahead and give you a couple measurements and helping you choose some accessories for your hitch, such as a ball mount, bicycle rack, or cargo carrier. For the center of the hitch pin hole to the outermost edge of the bumper is approximately three inches. From the top of the opening to the receiver to the ground is approximately 14 1/2 inches. Now, let's go ahead and install our hitch. To begin with, we'll go ahead and point out the mounting locations that will be used to put our hitch up. On this particular vehicle, you'll need to remove two existing bolts that hold the bumper bracket on. We also found that it's helpful to remove the third bumper bracket bolt to help the bumper bracket be pulled down a little bit so we can slide part of the hitch in between that and the frame. Now, for the third location, on each side, we'll need to go ahead and clean out an existing weld mount that does not currently have a bolt in it. To do this, we'll use a little spray lubricant and a nylon tube brush, part number 814092. Now that we have these cleaned out on each side, we'll go ahead and install our side plates for our hitch.





GMC Safari Trailer Hitch Questions and Answers


  • What do the Two Sets of Hitch Weight Capacities Mean, Weight Carry and Weight Distributing
  • The Hidden Hitch 87516 will fit your 2001 GMC Safari. The different weight ratings are provided in the event that a weight distribution system is needed. The hitch, when used with a standard ball mount and ball, has a 5,000 pound gross towing weight with a tongue capacity of 500 pounds. This is called the weight carrying capacity as the hitch is bearing all of the load by itself. A weight distribution system goes into the hitch and uses a set of spring bars to apply tension and spread...
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  • Will The Hidden Hitch # 87516 Fit 2000 GMC Safari w/ OEM Spare Tire
  • From the information I found, the Hidden Hitch # 87516 will fit the 2000 GMC Safari standard chassis w/ the OEM spare tire size mounted underneath the van. I also contacted our representative at Hidden Hitch and he confirmed that the # 87516 hitch will fit your 2000 Safari, as long as the tire size is the OEM size. Only on older vans from 1985 to 1994 was there an issue where the spare tire would not fit in the factory location with the hitch installed. You will be able to keep the...
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  • What Class Hitch to Install on 1999 GMC Safari to Pull 4 x 7 Utility Trailer
  • Since there is a small cost difference between a 1-1/4-inch Class II and 2-inch Class III hitch, I suggest you go for the higher capacity Class III hitch from Curt, part # C13035. A 2-inch Class III hitch will give you higher capacity (for extra safety margin) plus it will offer broader compatibility with a range of hitch mount accessories. Note that you still need to observe the vehicle's tongue weight capacity, which may be lower than the hitch's. I have linked two helpful articles concerning...
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  • Maximum Tongue Weight for 87516 for 1995 GMC Safari
  • The Hidden Hitch part # 87516, has a maximum weight carrying towing capacity of 5,000 pounds and maximum tongue weight of 500 pounds. If you utilize a weight distribution system, the maximums are increased to 7,500 pounds total weight and 750 pounds tongue weight. Keep in mind, you can only safely tow as much as the lowest rated component of the system can handle.
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