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eTrailer had DrawTite and some other one I'd never heard of. I figured DrawTite was a better bet, and it fit perfectly. (something I was concerned about)
The receiver hole on the hitch is just below the plastic lip on the body under the bumper, but I didn't need to cut anything. I wish it protruded out 2-3 inches, but the longer draw bar makes up for it. I figure DrawTite isn't about to change their design to accommodate the differences in the plastic bits like bumper covers and trim change with model years.
I'd probably cut things as needed. I keep cars a long time and when I sell the car the hitch will go with it.
1999 9-3 SE auto (daily driver)
1996 9000 CSE 5 speed (soon to leave)
2003 9-5 Linear SportWagon (wife's)
1984 C900 4 door Base model (RIP)
1995 9000 CS (sold)
1996 9000 CS (RIP)
2000 9-3 SE (RIP)
Posts in this Thread:
- Trailer hitch., Noel , Tue, 7 Sep 2010 15:31:03
- They have the videos on the site you mention, Da, Sun, 26 Sep 2010 04:55:40
- Procedure for those who want it, Noel , Wed, 8 Sep 2010 07:12:24
- Re: Procedure for those who want it, aerod, Thu, 28 Oct 2010 20:05:19
- Took me 2-3hrs, but had problems, EricG, Wed, 8 Sep 2010 22:02:52
- I agree, Saabpilot , Thu, 9 Sep 2010 17:05:04
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