And this will conclude the installation of part number 24748 on a 2003 Volkswagen Jetta. Take your pick from our broad assortment online and benefit from Same Day Store Pickup. From what I've read, that is a recipe for towing problems. Overall well built and well designed. The mounting holes on the frame of the 2002 Honda Odyssey were a mess, due to rust in the threads. Or, you could do what I did and cut off some of the vertical attachment point for the swan neck, and weld on a class 2, 1.
Trunk access required for hitch installation. Listed below are the Trailer Hitches that are designed to work with the 2003 Volkswagen Jetta. The longer wheelbase makes it sway less and back up easier than the small utility trailer. The electric should be a breeze for you. Gross Trailer Weight, Uses All Existing Holes No Drilling Required, Hitch Crosstube Is Visible Beneath Bumper, Exhaust Must Be Temporarily Lowered For Installation, Trunk Access Required For Hitch Installation. I checked five local places, two never got back to me, the other three want to put a Class 3 hitch on, with a power box for not loading the lights system down, they say. Trunk access required for hitch installation.
My issue occurred after the install. I'm going to lower it down to 5 psi for empty driving. And the specified torque rating for all the bolts is going to be 75 foot-pounds. Installation was very easy but the hitch does hang down a bit and will scrape on steep driveways. I see the Jetta is only rated for 1100 pounds, so a Class 1 is fine. Would definitely buy from them again. And once we get that aligned, we can go ahead and mark it again, and then drill that hole as well.
I can easily wire the lights, 30 years of electrical and electronic experience here, but why a class 3 hitch, when the damn car will never pull that much. The hidden hitch isn't all that hidden anyway. We're here to help - please call us at 1-800-358-4751. Trailer Hitches - Draw-Tite 24847 Rating: 3 Stars Shipping was fast and I was very happy with the whole transaction. I have a 16 foot aluminum boat with a 25 Hp motor and wanted to see if other jetta owners had any experience in towing a boat? You can see here where the holes have been drilled.
Trunk access required for hitch installation. He spent a couple hours installing it, but that was because it was the first and he didn't want to screw up my car. There is an existing hole here on the back side of the tow loop that is going to be one of the mounting points. There is one up here on the drivers side as well. Trunk access required for hitch installation. Basically, any surface that can get fumes through it, you want to go ahead and seal up.
We actually are going to hold the hitch up into position using the bolt and the nut into this hole location and then kind of straighten the hitch out and mark all the other holes, because all the other holes are going to have to be drilled out. And the carriage bolts down and through. Trunk access required for hitch installation. For heavy loads the euro hitch is your best option. I tried to use a chisle to get it out but that only rounded the piece over. Boats tow easy because they're aerodynamic and have minimal frontal area.
So we want to kind of of lay it in here and we want to angle it so it will be clear of the carpeting and the fascia piece here, as well. We had to purchase a tap and die set to recut the threads in the frame of the vehicle. And then there is still one more hole to drill here on the drivers side frame rail and it is basically involving putting in the plate that is provided in the installation kit. You can even do so after you have drilled the holes - put the sealant inside and put your bolts through or you can actually seal it afterwards. No harm done, just a bit muddy. I'm really wondering where they get 3700 lbs with only 170 lbs of that on the tongue. Full transcript: Today we are going to be installing part number 24748 on a 2003 Volkswagen Jetta.
And then we want to go back with the torque bar and torque them down to their specified torque ratings. In the end , I had to grind a groove in order to slide past the excess steel. Its the Air lift 1000 kit 80753. Thanks Coulee A lot of people buy a class I hitch reciever and stinger from I bought the Hidden Hitch, but the Drawtite has one extra mount point and is only slightly less stealthy. If I'm out of touch price wise, tell me. Now that they are all hand tightened, we can go back through and torque them all down.