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  6. Visible Cross Tube
Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2"

Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2"

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Fully welded vehicle trailer hitch is strong and durable. Draw-Tite's Tested Tough guarantee ensures that this hitch exceeds industry standards. The combination of an A-coat base and a powder coat finish provides excellent rust protection. Lowest Prices for the best trailer hitch from Draw-Tite. Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2" part number 75876 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch - 75876

  • Draw-Tite
  • Class III
  • 2 Inch Hitch
  • 3500 lbs GTW
  • Visible Cross Tube
  • 525 lbs TW
  • 4000 lbs WD GTW
  • Custom Fit Hitch
  • 525 lbs WD TW

Fully welded vehicle trailer hitch is strong and durable. Draw-Tite's Tested Tough guarantee ensures that this hitch exceeds industry standards. The combination of an A-coat base and a powder coat finish provides excellent rust protection.


Features:

  • Custom-fit trailer hitch lets you tow a trailer or carry a bike rack or cargo carrier with your vehicle
  • Computer-aided, fully welded steel construction ensures strength and durability
  • Tested Tough - safety and reliability criteria exceed industry standards
  • 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 a-coat base for superior rust protection
  • Stylish, round-tube design
  • Ball mount, pin and clip sold separately


Specs:

  • Receiver opening: 2" x 2"
  • Rating: Class III
    • Maximum gross trailer weight:3,500 lbs
      • Maximum GTW when used with weight distribution: 4,000 lbs
    • Maximum tongue weight: 525 lbs
      • Maximum TW when used with weight distribution: 525 lbs
  • Limited lifetime warranty


Draw-Tite Tested Tough

Draw-Tite Tested Tough

Draw-Tite's Tested Tough program provides testing standards far superior to those outlined by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), the go-to source for engineering professionals.



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.


In addition, Draw-Tite performs static testing on a simulated automobile, as opposed to the rigid fixture used for SAE testing, resulting in a more true-to-life scenario.


etrailer.com Technical Support

At etrailer.com we're committed to the products we sell, and to our customers. Our experienced and knowledgeable staff are available via both phone and email to address your questions and concerns for the lifetime of your hitch. The technicians at etrailer perform hitch installations on a daily basis, making them a valuable resource for do-it-yourselfers. The one-on-one, personal service you'll receive comes straight from an expert in the towing and automotive field. We've installed it, we've wired it and we've towed with it, so whatever your question, we can answer it.



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Customer Reviews

Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2" - 75876

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (562 Customer Reviews)

Fully welded vehicle trailer hitch is strong and durable. Draw-Tite's Tested Tough guarantee ensures that this hitch exceeds industry standards. The combination of an A-coat base and a powder coat finish provides excellent rust protection.

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2017 Subaru Forester

Installed in just about 1 hour, I needed to step drill the center hole for clearance for plates and carriage bolts. The fish wires worked great and easy install. My Subaru Forester is ready to go camping and fishing. Thank you etrailer. 552634


Comments
It’s been working great , I’m going to need to purchase a new bike rack from you, haha
David - 08/11/2019

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2018 Subaru Forester

The packaging was not sturdy enough and the box arrived with one end having been taped up by USPS. One end of the hitch had broken through the box and the paint chipped off from being exposed during shipping. The box seemed too big for the item. I would suggest etrailer (or the drop shipper) bubble wrap or use cardboard for the ends of the hitch and then have the hitch pull-tied down inside the box so it stays in place during shipping and won't come loose and bust out of the box. Otherwise it fits as described on my 2018 Subaru Forester. NOTE: Pay close attention to the instructions, **On the Forester you have to remove and trim the muffler heat shield. DO NOT replace all four (4) heat shield bolts when you go to attach the hitch, leave the rearmost bolt out** The hitch will hold the shield on and if you replace the rearmost heat shield bolt it will interfere with hitch mount and the hitch will not sit flush on the frame. The installation video does not cover this, but the written instructions do, so it can be confusing. 571764



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2017 Subaru Forester

Less than 1 year old and already has significant visible rust. This is on a garage kept vehicle! Works well and price was fair but product should not look like this in such a short time. 565700


Comments
Rust will sometimes form from moisture in the air and salt on the roads. If rust has started to form you can take find sandpaper and sand it off as much as possible then cover that spot with a rustoleum type of paint. It is a good idea to check over the hitch for any scratches or deep gauges and paint over these areas to prevent future rust issues. I have attached a help article on preventing rust.
-- Heather A - 09/17/2018

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2017 Subaru Forester

This was my first order from etrailer.com and I'm very pleased with the experience. The hitch and wiring harness were easy to identify for my 2017 Forester and the videos were a big help in getting it installed correctly. Best of all, the price was excellent and I was able to select a shipping option to get it all here quickly. Some hitches for the Forester require you to remove the bumper - this one didn't and was a big selling point since I did the installation myself. It's a stout build and there's no reason to think I'll have any issues whether I'm towing the boat or taking our bikes out to the trail. Overall, it took about 2 hours from start to finish for the install on the hitch and harness. The only issue was that the box was damaged on delivery. That's a shipper problem, not etrailers. There was no damage to the product so no harm, no foul. I won't hesitate to order from here again. 565155



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2018 Subaru Forester

I'm very happy with the hitch so far on my 18 Forester XT. It's more visible than the ecohitch, but it looks good. I had never really done any work on a car, had no lifts, etc, and was able to do the install. A couple notes on install: 1. Prying off the exhaust hangers was really hard. I couldn't do it. As others have suggested, for an Forester XT (dual exhaust), I definitely recommend just removing the mufflers. They come out of the hangers much more easily, and you don't have to use a strap. It's more steps, but I really can't imagine having room to get the hitch up with that stuff in the way. 2. Lifting the hitch was difficult, but not impossible for one person (assuming the mufflers are out of the way). 3. It seems like the only really annoying mistake you could make (I almost did but caught it in time) would be to either let the fish wire slip into the frame after you have the hardware on the wire, or, after you've removed the fish wire, let the carriage bolt get knocked up into the frame as your putting the nut on. So watch out for that. 4. Gloves and eye protection made things much better. So, the video make sit look quite a bit easier than it was for me, but I'm glad it did, because otherwise I wouldn't have tried it, and it went just fine. 566923


Comments
No problems after a year, just took a road trip with a heavy bike rack on it, good times!
Andy S - 09/20/2019

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- 75876
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2015 Subaru Forester

Great price. Quick shipment. Was a little worried about fishing bolts through the frame but that was the easiest part. Jack stands make a one man job easier. About a 2 hour job by someone who has never done this before. 560183



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2017 Subaru Forester

The hitch is every bit as sturdy and high quality as you would expect. I put a Curt on my other car a few years ago , but decided on a Draw-Tite this time. They both seem quite similar, but the Curt mentioned needing a stabilizing strap in some cases, whereas the Draw-Tite did not. I don't know if this is an actual difference of just a perceived one on my part. I watched the installation video on etrailer.com a few times, and went to work. I'm reasonably handy around the house, but not particularly inclined toward automotive stuff. Still, it was a breeze. I finished in about an hour and a half. I did buy some specialty tools to help make the job go more smoothly (e.g., deep socket set). Otherwise, it went exactly as shown. I was even able to do it myself, though having an extra set of hands to hoist it into position would have been helpful. Since I didn't, I left the wires on the end of the bolts, and fished them through the holes in the hitch, to make sure I didn't accidentally push a bolt into the frame. I only pulled them off right before I was ready to add the washer and nut. I also did it on flat ground with no lift. A little tight, but no big deal. I wouldn't have had the confidence to do this without the etrailer video as a guide. But it really helped and went exactly as they demonstrated. 408752



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1 year later and the hitch has done its job. Install was easy enough and I did it alone. 876253



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I don't usually review things, but this really was solid. Super easy install, the price was totally reasonable, and it's solid after a year of moderate use (holding a bike rack, probably 120 pounds of bikes at a time for hours of driving, occasionally rough roads). I'd happily recommend this crew to anybody looking for a hitch. 873988



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2018 Subaru Forester

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2015 Subaru Forester

Fit was perfect! I struggled a bit with lowering the exhaust, but once that was done, the rest was easy. The wire leads for the bolts were genius!! Took me about 1 hour and 20 minutes to install. 871925



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by: 08/31/2020

This installed very easily. Instructions were very understandable. 871801



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2016 Subaru Forester

Fit my 2016 Forester. Easy to follow in structions 867584



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Quality product, straightforward instal lation. 865243



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The hitch was extremely easy to install. The video detailing the install is perfect. It was a perfect fit on my 2018 Subaru Forester Limited. Install is a one person job, about 90 minutes, except for the 3 or 4 minutes you need a second person to position the hitch and get the first two nuts on. My box was damaged too, had a big hole from transporting it. I was concerned parts may have fallen out, but found the bag of bolts securely taped to the frame. 859812



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2015 Subaru Forester

Very easy to install, just need to follow the instructions, 859781



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2015 Subaru Forester

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Installation was straightforward, trickiest part was cutting the heat shield above the muffler to allow the bolts through. Otherwise installation was a cinch and the hitch can easily take my bike rack. 858024



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2017 Subaru Forester

Product came the other day wonderful well-built and went on just as the video described very pleased with whole experience 855585



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2015 Subaru Forester

As others have said, my only complaint is the packaging. The box came pretty damaged but the product is exactly what I was looking for at a good price. This job took two adults about an hour and 45 minutes. 854455



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I was very pleased to receive my new trailer hitch and cover ahead of schedule. I need the hitch for a specific bike rack I purchased, and I had a tight time frame. Communication was great, which is what I'd expect from a professional organization. I'm glad I was able randomly find the etrailer.com website, and my expectations were high given the quality of the site's content. I was not let down in the least. 857169



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Subaru Forester

I got the hitch a year ago. I only use it on my Subaru Forester to carry mountain bikes. So far, it is solid and reliable. Very happy with the hitch and the great customer support. I am sure it would haul a trailer with no problem. Excellent overall. 850825



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This hitch setup was better than I expected! It was easy to install, easy to use, and very heavy-duty! My only issue with it is that it seemed to start rusting right away, even through the paint in a few spots. Overall, though, it is a great product in my opinion! 847365


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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch for 2018 Subaru Forester
    For your 2018 Subaru Forester the option I recommend is the Draw-Tite # 75876, which is a confirmed fit for your vehicle. It is a Class III hitch with a maximum tongue weight of 525 lbs and a max towing capacity of 3,500 lbs. This hitch bolts on to your Forester so you can avoid drilling into the frame as well. If you are going to tow you'll need to add a 4-flat with wiring harness # 118467, which plugs into the wiring on your Forester. I also recommend checking out Ball Mount Kit #...
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  • Comparing the Draw-Tite Trailer Hitches # 75876 and # 76182 for a 2018 Subaru Forester
    The differences that you noted between the Draw-Tite trailer hitches # 75876 and # 76182 for your 2018 Subaru Forester are spot on. Both are custom hitches so no drilling is required (although you may need to enlarge some access holes) and they both are Class III trailer hitches with a 2" receiver. The cost of the # 75876 is lower because the hitch is less intricate which results in the easier installation as well. The cost of the # 76182 is higher because it is specially designed to...
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  • Easiest Hitch Installation for 2017 Subaru Forester for Towing 4 x 8 Rented Utility Trailer
    Of the hitches available for your 2017 Subaru Forester, the easiest installation will be with the 2-inch etrailer hitch # E98839 and the Draw-Tite # 75876 that you referenced. Both are no-drill installs that will take about an hour and both require unbolting the car's heat shield. I linked a video showing hitch # E98839 being installed on a Forester. I also included the written instructions and a helpful article. For a wiring harness use kit # 118467 which is a simple plug-and-play installation....
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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch and Wiring for 2016 Subaru Forester
    The Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver part # 75876 is a fit for a 2016 Subaru Forester (All Models). In order to complete your towing setup, the Curt T-Connector Vehicle Wiring Harness part # C56040 is a great option with plug-n-play fit. In regards to the ball mount/hitch ball, the best option is the etrailer Ball Mount Kit part # 989900 because it comes with everything needed for multiple trailers. That said, the Draw-Tite Ball Mount part # 2923 and 2" Hitch Ball part # 63845...
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  • Will An Aftermarket Hitch on a 2018 Subaru Forester Increase Towing Capacity Limits?
    Aftermarket trailer hitches like the Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2" # 75876 are not able to increase the towing capacity of your 2018 Subaru Forester. They are rated for higher capacity simply because they are tested independently of the vehicle. This ensures your hitch is not the weakest part of your system and will be able to tow the max capacity of your vehicle without issue. You should not tow anything beyond the manufacturer listed towing...
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  • How Heavy of a Trailer Can a 2017 Subaru Forester Tow
    You may be able to tow a pop up trailer with your 2017 Subaru Forester if it is a small camper. When you have a trailer hitch installed on your Subaru Forester, like the Draw-Tite # 75876, your vehicle is rated to tow a trailer weighing up to 1,000 lbs according to page 8-19 of your owner's manual. If the trailer has brakes and you have a brake controller, like the Prodigy P3 # 90195, installed to utilize the brakes then the max trailer weight is increased to 1,500 lbs. For a Forester...
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  • Recommendation to Transport 4 Bikes with Hitch Mounted Carrier on 2014 Subaru Forester
    When determining the tongue weight capacity of your 2014 Subaru Forester and trailer hitch, you will be limited to the setup's weakest component. This means that even if the Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch # 75876 features a 525 pound tongue weight capacity, you will still need to follow the vehicle's limits if they are lower. I took a look at the online owner's manual for your 2014 Forester and did find that it has a maximum tongue weight capacity of 175 pounds. This is the limit you will...
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  • Will Draw-Tite Hitch 75876 Void The Warranty On 2018 Subaru Forester 2.5L Limited
    The Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit part # 75876 is a fit for the 2018 Subaru Forester 2.5L limited and it will not void your warranty because of the Magnuson–Moss Warranty Act that allows you to install aftermarket parts on your vehicle. Unless the problem caused the problem you are trying to get fixed then the warranty cannot be voided. If you need wiring, I recommend the Tekonsha T-One Vehicle Wiring Harness with 4-Pole Flat Connector part # 118467 that will...
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  • Does Draw-Tite Require the Use of Stabilizer Straps With Non-Supported Loads
    Draw-Tite does not require the use a stabilizer strap when their hitches are used with a non-supported load like a bike rack or cargo carrier. This is one of the biggest advantages to Draw Tite hitches over the Curt hitches.
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  • Comparing Draw-Tite and Curt Class III Hitch for a 2017 Subaru Forester
    The Draw-Tite # 75876 and the Curt # C13144 are very similar hitches. Both are Class III 2 inch hitches with 3500 lbs. GTW and 525 lbs. TW; making them both excellent options for your Forester. I recommend the Draw-Tite # 75876 because it has the J Pin Stabilization System which uses a J pin # 63201 to help secure and prevent rattle with the Ball Mount or any other accessories you want to use with your hitch. Check out the links below for some helpful installation videos.
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  • Best Trailer Hitch for 2017 Subaru Forester to Carry a Bike Rack
    Your impression was absolutely correct, the Draw-Tite # 75876 will be the best hitch for your 2017 Subaru Forester to use a bike rack. The reason is that the Draw-Tite has a 2" receiver and Class III rated, which means you have much greater options for the type of bike rack and the weight of the bikes it can carry. The only thing to keep in mind with regards to a bike rack on your Forester with this hitch is that the distance from the center of the hitch pin hole to the edge of your...
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  • Best Bike Rack and Trailer Hitch for Carrying 3 Bikes on a 2018 Subaru Forester
    To get the most out of your trailer hitch you will want a Class III hitch with a 2 inch hitch receiver like the Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver # 75876 which is confirmed to fit your 2018 Subaru Forester. This specific trailer hitch does not have a 2 bike restriction like a Class I trailer hitch would have and the 2 inch receiver will allow you to carry a wider variety of accessories than a 1-1/4 inch receiver would. A great option for you is the RockyMounts MonoRail 3...
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  • What is the Recommended Hitch for 2018 Subaru Forester XT Touring with EyeSight
    The Draw Tite hitch part # 75876 that you referenced is a confirmed fit for your 2018 Subaru Forester with EyeSight. This is a great hitch but if you wanted something a bit more concealed the Draw Tite hitch part # 76182 is a better option as it has a concealed crosstube which means only the hitch opening would be visible below the bumper. I attached a picture that shows what this hitch looks like installed for you to check out as well. Once installed the hitch would be ready to use...
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  • Hitch Recommendation for 2015 Subaru Forester XT Looking to Haul Bikes w/ Thule Apex Bike Rack
    When it comes to a hitch for your 2015 Subaru Forester, I recommend the Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch Receiver, # 75876. This hitch is economically priced and does not require the use of a stabilizing strap. This is a great hitch to use with your Thule Apex rack.
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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch For 2017 Subaru Forester
    The Hidden Hitch trailer hitch is no longer available and has been replaced with the Draw-Tite Max-Frame, part # 75876. Hidden Hitch was made by the same manufacturer and is exactly the same as the Draw-Tite version. Enlarging the holes on the vehicle are not always required but can be easily done with a rotary tool or a file if needed. We do offer a Class ll hitch for your 2017 Forester. It is the Curt, part # C12100. This hitch has a 1-1/4 inch receiver opening. I recommend...
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  • What are the Torque Specs for the Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch Receiver # 75876
    Per the instructions which are linked for your convenience, the bolts for the Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver # 75876 should be torqued down to 50 lb.-ft. This trailer hitch is a confirmed fit for your 2018 Subaru Forester and I have attached a linked to a sample installation for you to reference. Keep in mind that trailer hitch hardware should only be used once. If you purchased the trailer hitch second-hand then you will want to use part # RHK on our site and select...
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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch for 2016 Subaru Forester
    The primary reason I and others recommend a Class III trailer hitch like the Draw-Tite # 75876 over a Class I or even Class II hitch, knowing that you will never come close to its 3,500 pound towing weight capacity, is because of the 2 inch receiver that it provides. A 2 inch receiver opening will give you a much larger selection of hitch-mounted accessories to choose from like bike racks and cargo carriers. Class I and Class II trailer hitches have a 1-1/4 inch receiver opening, which...
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  • Is Enlarging Holes Required On All Hitch Receivers For 2017 Subaru Forester?
    For your 2017 Subaru Forester, all of the trailer hitch receivers available are custom fit and don't require you to drill into the frame, however every one from either manufacturer, may require enlarging the existing holes using a drill or rotary tool. The Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2" # 75876 you referenced is a very nice rounded tube design with a black powdercoat finish over an e-coat base for superior rust protection and resistance. One of...
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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch For 2017 Subaru Forester Turbo 2.0XT
    The trailer hitch I recommend for your 2017 Forester is the Draw-Tite, part # 75876. Per the included installation instructions, there are no restrictions for the Forester as far as being a Turbo. This is a Class lll trailer hitch and it has a 2-inch receiver opening. I recommend this hitch because it has many more options for accessories you can carry than a 1-1/4 inch receiver does. If you plan on doing some towing you might be interested in etrailer ball mount kit # 989900. It comes...
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  • Recommended Hitch for 2017 Subaru Forester XT Touring with EyeSight
    Great news! The Draw-Tite Class III # 75876 trailer hitch is a fit for all models of the 2017 Subaru Forester, this includes your XT Touring with EyeSight. I have linked an installation video of this hitch for you being installed on a similar vehicle. A great wiring harness for your 2017 Subaru Forester is the Tow Ready T-One Wiring Harness # 118467. I've linked an installation of this as well for you to check out. Other items you will need when towing a trailer is a ball mount...
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  • Hitch and Trailer Wiring Recommendation for a 2015 Subaru Forester
    For a 2 inch hitch that has been confirmed to fit your 2015 Subaru Forester you would want the Draw Tite Hitch part # 75876. This has been confirmed as a fit for your vehicle and would work well. When installed it will be mostly out of plain sight, check out the picture I attached that shows it installed. This hitch would have plenty of capacity, but you would still need to abide by towing capacities of your vehicle as well. Since you said you have a 1,500 lb capacity you would need...
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  • Can Heat Shield Be Retained When Installing Trailer Hitch On 2015 Subaru Forester
    Per the installation instructions for the trailer hitches we offer for a 2015 Subaru Forester, the heat shield must either be removed or modified when installing a hitch. For Draw-Tite part # 36523, the instructions say the heat shield must be trimmed or discarded after trimming when the hitch is installed. For Curt hitches like part # C13144 or part # C12100, the heat shield must be permanently removed for hitch installation. If you plan to remove the hitch when you return your leased...
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  • Trailer Hitch that Fits 2017 Subaru Forester XT with Dual Exhaust
    The Draw Tite hitch part # 75876 that you referenced IS a fit for your 2017 Subaru Forester XT with dual exhaust. We had a customer come back with an XT similar to yours that does have dual exhaust and it did fit. I attached a picture for you to see of this. Here's how one customer described the install: With the dual mufflers the install was a little different than the video. I removed both mufflers and did not undo the hanger on the exhaust pipe from the header. No need for a strap...
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  • Reason for Difference in Torque Specifications for Curt and Draw-Tite Hitch on 2017 Subaru Forester
    The difference in torque specifications between the Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch # 75876 and the Curt Class III # C13144 referenced in your question is simply due to the different grade bolts that each of the hitches use. The Draw-Tite hitch uses GR5 fasteners while the Curt hitch includes GR8 units. Both of these hitches are confirmed to fit your 2017 Subaru Forester and will install roughly the same way, using the same mounting locations under the vehicle. Both hitches also feature...
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  • Curt or Draw Tite Trailer Hitch Recommendation for 2018 Subaru Forester
    There are several hitches we offer that require modifying or removing the heat sheild for the exhaust. It has never been an issue for those vehicles that the heat sheild was removed. In a worst case scenario you might feel the floor in that area of your vehicle get slightly warmer but even that has not been reported. Between the Draw Tite and the Curt that you mentioned the winner is the Draw Tite part # 75876 in my opinion. Reason being that if you were to ever need to carry a bike...
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  • Recommendation on a Trailer Hitch With 2 Inch Receiver to Fit a 2014 Subaru Forester
    For your 2014 Subaru Forester, we have a couple of hitches available that have the 2 inch receiver opening. The Draw-Tite Max Frame Class III Hitch # 75876 and the Curt Round Tube Hitch # C13144 are two best options for a hitch with a 2 inch receiver that will fit your 2014 Forester. Of the two hitches, I recommend the Curt hitch over the Draw-Tite. Both hitches are made to be custom-fit to your vehicle and both have the same weight capacities. I like the Curt hitch because for the...
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  • Recommended Trailer Hitch For 2015 Subaru Forester
    My recommendation for a trailer hitch for your 2015 Subaru Forester is the Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch, part # 75876. It is a Class lll hitch and has a 2 inch receiver opening. It has a towing capacity at 3,500 lbs and a tongue weight of 525 lbs. I prefer the Draw-Tite over the Curt hitch, part # C13144 because does not require you to use stabilizing straps like part # 18050 for non-trailer loads as the Curt hitch requires. The Curt hitch does have the same towing capacity as the other...
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  • Trailer Hitch Fit for 2017 Subaru Forester XT
    The Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - Class III - 2" # 75876 is a fit for your 2017 Subaru Forester XT. It is a confirmed fit for all Forester trim models between years 2014 and 2018. I've attached a video of the installation to assist as well as a photo to help with the visual. This hitch will work well for towing or for any accessory use like bike racks or cargo carriers. The installation is also easy.
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  • Trailer Hitch Recommendation for 2014 Subaru Forester XT with Dual Exhaust
    The Draw-Tite part # 36523 has been confirmed to fit all models of the 2015 Subaru Forester so it would work well on your XT model that has dual exhaust. The install process would be the same as in the video that I also attached. I have also included a link to the bike racks that are compatible with this hitch.
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  • Best Trailer Hitch for a Bike Rack on a 2018 Subaru Forester
    The hitch pin hole depth of the Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver part # 75876 is 2-1/4" so there won't be any issues with the Thule T2 Pro XTB 2 Bike Platform Rack part # TH9034XT in regards to this aspect. However, the Thule T2 Pro XTB would not be able to be stored in the folded position while on your 2018 Subaru Forester with the Draw-Tite Max-Frame Trailer Hitch Receiver part # 75876 because the hitch pin hole is recessed too far under the rear bumper. In order to allow for...
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