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Hidden Hitch strives to be the premier towing company by providing customers with more towing options of better quality than competitors. Since opening in 1968, Hidden Hitch has focused on innovation, quality and safety. In 1997, Hidden Hitch was the very first trailer hitch manufacturer to be recognized as a QS-9000 and ISO-9001 company, which is the highest level of quality a company can receive.

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  • Best Hitch Recommendation for a 2015 Chevy Colorado
  • The Hidden Hitch part # 87675 that you referenced has been confirmed as a fit for you 2015 Chevy Colorado so I would recommend it for you. If you plan on doing some towing you might be interested in etrailer ball mount kit # 989900. It comes with 2 ball mounts; one with a 3/4 inch rise or 2 inch drop and one with a 2-3/4 inch rise or 4 inch drop. It also includes a 1-7/8 inch ball, 2 inch ball, hitch pin with clip, and a storage bag. If the ball mount kit does not have the right rise...
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  • Correct Trailer Hitch for 2016 Ford Focus ST
  • Because of the exhaust that comes out of the center of the Focus rear bumper, these Hidden Hitch Trailer Hitch Receivers with Drawbar # 60290 are only designed to fit certain trims. It will only fit the, Hatchback S, SE, Titanium and Sedan. However, I did find the Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver # C11431. It is designed for and confirmed to fit the Hatchback ST. There will be drilling required for installation, exhaust must be temporarily lowered for installation and access holes may need...
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  • How Visible are the Available Hitches for the 2014 Toyota Corolla
  • Honestly, all of the hitches that are available for your 2014 Toyota Corolla will be just as visible as the next. The round crosstube of the hitch and the hitch opening will be visible but out of plain sight. The reason the Hidden Hitch part # 60345 costs more than the other hitches is because it comes with a ball mount and a pin and clip. If you don't plan on doing any towing and only plan on carrying bike racks then this would not be the best option for you. The Draw Tite #...
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  • How Hard is it to Install a Trailer Hitch on a 2014 Kia Rio
  • Take a look at the video I have linked showing installation of Draw-Tite hitch # 24884 on a vehicle. The hitch is made by the same company that makes # 60301, they even share the same instructions, and the vehicle in the video shares the same frame as your 2014 Kia Rio. So all things being equal the installation in the video will be basically identical on your car. If you want to use the hitch for an accessory such as a bike rack or cargo carrier then you have to make sure the accessory...
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  • Can Curt Dual Receiver Adapter # D-192 Be Used to Tow and Support a Cargo Carrier on 2011 Jeep
  • Use of any hitch adapter or extender, such as the Curt Dual 2-Inch Receiver Tube Adapter, part # D-192, will reduce your hitch capacity by 50 percent. This reduction in hitch weight capacity occurs as a result of the change in the geometry of how the weight load is applied to the hitch. In the case of your 2011 Jeep Wrangler all of the 2-inch hitch receivers we offer all have a 350-lb tongue weight rating; with this cut in half by use of an adapter/extender, you would have only 175-lb...
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  • Ball Mount and Ball Recommendations for a 2010 Subaru Forester
  • The recommended ball mount for your 2010 Subaru Forester is the Ball Mount # 2923, this is what I would recommend you get also. The Super Extra Long Ball Mount # 80232 that you referenced would most likely not be necessary, unless you have the need for a very long ball mount. Whichever ball mount you choose you should always stay under the towing capacities of the lowest rated component in your towing setup and go with the lowest rated component as the overall towing capacity for your...
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  • Is the Tongue Weight Capacity of Ball Mount 80232 Reduced by 50 Percent Like Other Adapters
  • The Ball Mount Class III, # 80232, does not reduce the tongue weight capacity of the hitch. The tongue weight capacity of just this ball mount is 600 pounds. But you need to stay within the limits of your hitch and, ultimately, your vehicle. Check your owners manual to find the towing specifications of your 2009 Nissan Murano.
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  • Extended Ball Mount Measurements and Compatibilities for a 2012 Chrysler Town and Country
  • You won't have any problems using the Super Extra Long Class III Ball Mount, # 80232, on your 2012 Chrysler Town and Country as long as you have a 2 inch receiver on your hitch. This ball mount has a 6000 lb gross trailer weight capacity and a 600 lb tongue weight capacity. Be sure you do not exceed the capacity of the lowest rated item while towing. You may also want a hitch ball, # 19247 or #19261. If you want to know the measurement for the extension, then you will want to start from...
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  • How Come Longer Ball Mounts Don't Cut Capacity Like Hitch Extenders
  • Officially the ball mount part # 80232 does not cut any of the hitches capacity due to it's length, but this is a very valid question. The biggest difference is the amount of movement a hitch extender introduces into the setup vs. a longer ball mount. While I can admit the rules of the hitch extender capacity are a bit fuzzy when you compare them to a longer ball mount that very well could be longer than the extender, but it's basically one of those things where a rule had to be made and...
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  • Can Longer Hidden Hitch Ball Mount be Used to Increase Distance Between Trailer and Tow Vehicle
  • Yes, longer ball mounts like the part # 80232 that you referenced are designed to do exactly what you described. They add length to the distance between the hitch and the trailer. As long as you stay under the capacity of this ball mount you would be fine. This ball mount has a 6,000 lb capacity with a 600 lb tongue weight capacity.
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  • Recommended Ball Mount for 2004 Jeep Liberty with Spare Tire
  • I have a great solution for you. To bridge the necessary gap in order to clear your Jeep's spare tire, I recommend using the Hidden Hitch Ball Mount # 80232. This is designed specifically for situations such as yours, and has a length of 15-3/4 inches from the center of the hitch pin hole to the center of the ball hole. I have attached a video demonstration of this ball mount for you to check out. If you do not already have a trailer hitch installed on your 2004 Jeep Liberty, I recommend...
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  • Trailer Hitch Recommendation for a 2015 Toyota Corolla
  • For your 2015 Toyota Corolla the hitch I would recommend is the Hidden Hitch part # 60345 that comes with a ball mount and a pin and clip. This hitch would install pretty easily actually. If you check out the install video I attached you will see exactly what it would take to install it. For a 1-7/8 inch ball use # 19256 and for a 2 inch ball use # 19258. For trailer wiring you would want the part # 118405. I attached an install video for this as well. You wouldn't have a hard time...
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  • How to Transport Bikes and Tow a Camper Trailer with a 2014 Mazda CX-5
  • One route you could go would be to use the long ball mount part # 80232 that you referenced and a towing bike rack like the part # S64664. Check out the review video I attached for the bike rack. Another solution for you would be to go with a roof rack bike rack. Which if you don't have a roof rack check out the link I attached that will take you to a page that has all of the racks we offer for the various roof designs of your 2014 Mazda CX-5. For a roof rack mounted bike rack you...
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  • Looking for Older Hidden Hitch Receiver Tube Cover for Class I Receiver
  • The only other Hidden Hitch receiver tube or hitch cover we have other than the part # 60037 you referenced is part # 90035 which can be seen by clicking on the provided link. This cover is specifically designed for those receivers that have the safety chain loop plate welded directly to the top of the receiver.
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  • Recommended Roof Rack To Carry Bikes On 2001 Coleman Bayside Elite Popup Camper
  • We do have a solution for you to be able to carry bikes on your Coleman popup camper but we do not have a trailer hitch that will work with your camper. The only bumper mount hitch we offer for a 2 x 4 bumper will not work with a C-channel bumper. I recommend using a Pop-Up Camper Roof Rack like part # SR1020. This rack attaches to the roof of your camper and you can attach crossbar mounted bike carriers. Since it is mounted on the roof of the camper you don't have to worry about ground...
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  • Availability of Long Ball Mount for Clearing Brush Guard and Bumper on Front Hitch
  • For a standard ball mount the part # 80232 is very long at 11-1/4" from the center of the hitch pin hole to the closest edge of the ball platform piece. For a longer tri-ball mount the part # BWBMTT31004 has 8 inches from hitch pin hole to 1-7/8 inch ball, 9-1/2 inches when in the 2 inch ball setup, and 7 inches when used with 2-5/16 inches.
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  • Best Hitch Recommendation for a 2015 GMC Canyon
  • The Hidden Hitch part # 87675 that you referenced has been confirmed as a fit for you 2015 GMC Canyon so I would recommend it for you. If you plan on doing some towing you might be interested in etrailer ball mount kit # 989900. It comes with 2 ball mounts; one with a 3/4 inch rise or 2 inch drop and one with a 2-3/4 inch rise or 4 inch drop. It also includes a 1-7/8 inch ball, 2 inch ball, hitch pin with clip, and a storage bag. If the ball mount kit does not have the right rise...
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  • Hitch Recommendation for a 2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI
  • All three of the hitches you referenced are essentially the same thing and would use the same installation points. The part number 24680 and 77027 are now obsolete but have been superseded by the # 60963 that you referenced. If you go the # 60963 you should be able to reuse the holes that were already drilled on your vehicle. Check out the install video I attached.
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  • Ball Mount and Ball Needed To Tow Utility Trailer with 2011 Toyota RAV4
  • In order to determine which ball mount you need you will need to take some measurements. Measure the distance from the top of your receiver opening down to the ground. Then with the utility trailer sitting on the jack so that it is perfectly level, measure the distance from the bottom of the coupler to the ground. The difference between these measurements is the amount of rise or drop you will need. If the receiver height is taller than the trailer coupler height, you will need a ball mount...
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  • Hitch Availability for a 2014 Toyota Prius-C for Bike Rack
  • Sounds like you are looking for a Class III Curt Hitch for your Prius. I do have a bike rack solution for you with the Class I hitch. Unfortunately, due to the weight capacity of the vehicle itself our manufactures have deemed only a Class I hitch being able to be suitable for the 2014 Prius C, not a Class III hitch. There are many great Class I hitch racks available and Hidden Hitch Class I # 60308 is a confirmed fit for your vehicle. One of my favorite racks for this size is the...
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  • Will Using a Hitch Extension or Extra Long Ball Mount Help When Backing Up Trailer
  • Using a Hitch Extension or Extra Long Ball Mount, like the # 80232, will give you added clearance between the tow vehicle and your trailer which can be helpful when maneuvering but I can't say that it will actually give you more control or slow anything down. Backing up a trailer is an art that I have yet to master and unfortunately other than disconnecting the trailer from your vehicle and using a product like the Trailer Valet Swivel Jack and Trailer Mover, # STC-V211, practice is...
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  • Recommended Lockable Hitch Cover for 1-1/4 Inch Receiver on Subaru Outback
  • We have a large selection of trailer hitch covers available that will fit the 1-1/4 inch receiver on your Subaru Outback. It sounds like your previous cover was one like the Hidden Hitch # 60037, which simply pushes into place without the need of a pin and clip. I recommend going to a hitch cover like the DWD # TTBLANK114 that uses a pin to hold it into place on the receiver. You can add the DeadBolt Hitch Receiver Lock # RH2-XL to secure your investment and help deter theft. We also...
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  • What Vehicle does the #24680 and # 77027 Hitch Fit
  • Yes the # 24680 is the Draw-Tite Model number and the # 77027 is the Reese model number for the hitch that fits the 1999-2004 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan (Except the gas turbo and wagon models). The current models for your vehicle are listed on the page linked below.
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  • Long Ball Mount Recommendation for a 2012 Toyota Tundra
  • One of the longest ball mounts we offer is the Hidden Hitch ball mount part # 80232. This ball mount is 16 inches long from the center of the hitch pin hole to the center of the ball hole and has a 6,000 lb capacity. Without knowing how much capacity you need it's hard for me to say if this would be enough, but another option that is slightly shorter would be the # BM20 which has a 10k capacity and is 13-1/4 inches from the pin hole to the ball hole. Backing up trailers is a bit of...
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  • Will Using a Hitch Extender Help in Carrying a Motorcycle and Tow a Camper With a 2006 Chevy Truck
  • A hitch extender, like part # HE18, will allow you to move the hitch point 18 inches from the your OEM trailer hitch on your 2006 Chevrolet Silverado. However, the draw back of using a hitch extender is it will cut your hitch's over all capacity by 50 percent. With the weight you plan to haul in your truck bed and the added camper, a hitch extender will not work. I recommend going with an extended ball mount, like # 80232. This mount will give you a length of 15-3/4 inches from the center...
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  • Recommendation for Getting Further Length out of a Ball Mount
  • Are you looking for a hitch extension or a longer ball mount? Typically going with a longer ball mount is the better option as the hitch extenders cut the capacity of the hitch by 50 percent. We have the Hidden Hitch ball mount part # 80232 which measures 15-3/4 inches from the center of the ball hole to the center of the hitch pin hole.
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  • Recommended Extra Long Ball Mount For 2001 Ram 3500 With 11.5 Lance Camper
  • For your 2001 Ram 3500 Dually 4x4 with Lance 11.5 camper, I recommend the Hidden Hitch Ball Mount # 80232. This extra long ball mount will allow you to put the hitch ball center 15-3/4 inches from the center of the hitch pin hole on your trailer hitch receiver. It will give you 11-1/4 inches from that hitch pin center to the closest edge of the ball platform piece. This is rated for 6,000 lbs. I recommend the # 63845 for a 2 inch hitch ball or # 19261 for a 1-7/8 inch ball. If...
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  • Will Super Extra Long Ball Mount 80232 Decrease the Tongue Weight Capacity of a Trailer Hitch
  • No. Because ball mount # 80232 is not an adapter or extension, if used directly in the trailer hitch it will not decrease the tongue weight capacity enough (though it may decrease it only slightly) to be an issue. You will need to make sure that the combined trailer tongue weight, bike rack, and bikes does not exceed the 500 pound tongue weight capacity of the hitch. Also check the vehicle owners manual for its tongue weight rating and if lower go by the lower rating.
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  • Installation of Hidden Hitch Trailer Hitch Receiver on 2016 Chevrolet Colorado
  • The Hidden Hitch Trailer Hitch Receiver # 87675 does not include the spare tire cradle. The diagram in the installation instructions (which I've linked) is showing where the cradle is located in reference to the hitch however if you read Step 1 it states, "Remove (2) bolts at spare tire cradle (keep to re-install)." If you plan to tow with your 2016 Chevy Colorado you'll also need a trailer wiring harness. The Hopkins # HM11141164 harness is confirmed to fit. It plugs directly into...
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  • Will Extra Long Ball Mount Reduce Towing or Tongue Weight Capacity
  • The Hidden Hitch # 80232 ball mount will not reduce your vehicle's towing capacity like an adapter or extender will. The ball mount's max towing capacity is 6,000 pounds and its max tongue weight is 600 pounds. You should check the capacity of your hitch and your 2005 Jeep Liberty for their max capacities because the lowest rated component will be what determines how much you can tow.
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