Picking up my '04 Jetta wagon this weekend and am already looking for a trailer hitch. There we can slide on the block and thread on the carriage bolt. Trailer Hitches - Draw-Tite 24847 Rating: 3 Stars Shipping was fast and I was very happy with the whole transaction. The exhaust hanger will need to be slightly modified. All manufacturer names, symbols, and descriptions used in our images and text are used solely for identification purposes only.
All manufacturer names, symbols, and descriptions used in our images and text are used solely for identification purposes only. It is the nuts to hold it in and a few other welds that are needed. The box that was shipped was beat up pretty good. As well as replacing the stock hanger bolts with the new ones that are provided in the installation kit. Photos are for illustration purposes only.
The cotter pin that holds the hitch mount in place sticks right through the safety chain loop making it difficult to run the chain through the loop. We will take the pull wire, feed it through the attachment point, and out the access hole. You also can use an anti-sway kit to remove sway and unsure handling and pull without fear. You could prefab some of the parts and show up to a welder willing to do that part of the job and have it all welded up then. Then, we can use our flat-bladed screwdriver to get underneath the plug and pull it out as it will not be reinstalled.
Initially, I would have preferred one of the Euro style hitches, but the price difference was too much for me. The hitch sits really low and I often bottom out. Listed below are the Trailer Hitches that are designed to work with the 2006 Volkswagen Jetta. Next we will go ahead and give you a couple of measurements to assist you in selecting accessories for your new hitch. Our final attachment point will go down through the sp.
Please consider the condition of your Tow Vehicle. I find it absurd that no such thing exists, and that no one has offered it liability reasons, I presume. The vehicle information you have entered has triggered this alert. Plus, the package contains comprehensive instructions. To remove the plug, we will go ahead and open up the trunk, remove the spare cover, the spare tire holdown, and pull the spare tire up and out of the way. When the size of your trunk gets in the way of your adventure, turn to AutoZone for trustworthy advice provided by helpful staff to get your Volkswagen Jetta trailer hitch install underway.
Then we will put our hanger back into position and take the new 8mm bolt, feed it through the exhaust hanger, through the hitch attachment point, and then into the well nut of the frame, replacing the manufacturer's hardware. This is what our hitch should look like once installed. Please review the vehicle options and installation notes, to ensure you select the correct product for your Volkswagen Jetta. We will take the hitch and feed the driver's side up over the exhaust and then bring the passenger's side up to the frame rail feeding the pull wires through the attachment points. I wasn't sure how easily I was going to drill the two upper holes because of the exhaust.
So what we are going to do is holdup our under body trim panel here and mark where we are going to trim and then put it back in position around the hitch itself. Once we have both those fasteners in place, we will move back over to the passenger's side where we will need to install a third attachment point that will be in the vertical side of the frame. We're here to help - please call us at 1-800-358-4751. I went to install my bike rack and found a chunk of weld inside. Draw-Tite, a leading aftermarket manufacturer of top-notch towing systems, is unsurpassed in price and quality. The mounting holes on the frame of the 2002 Honda Odyssey were a mess, due to rust in the threads.
The European Westfalia hitches fit very well and are rated at up to 220 lbs tongue wt and 3,900 lbs trailer wt. Installation takes less than an hour, so you don't have to worry about set-up. Take your pick from our broad assortment online and benefit from Same Day Store Pickup. My issue occurred after the install. Took much longer than it would have had we had power tools, instead of hand wrenches. Overall well built and well designed.
Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information. My issue occurred after the install. No American hitch manufacturer makes anything heavier than a class I hitch for the Jetta, which means 200 lbs tongue weight and 2,000 lbs trailer weight. The curt receiver is pretty low profile. There are going to be three mounting locations on this side.