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Old 08-23-2013, 09:05 AM
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I have the original hitch with the ball and some sort of wiring harness I'll take $550 + shipping for. Price is because I have to pay someone to remove it. I'm not able to health wise right now. I posted the info on the Oris Hitch. It's the same one. PM me if interested.
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Old 08-23-2013, 09:36 AM
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Originally Posted by awilli6 View Post
I have the original hitch with the ball and some sort of wiring harness I'll take $550 + shipping for. Price is because I have to pay someone to remove it. I'm not able to health wise right now. I posted the info on the Oris Hitch. It's the same one. PM me if interested.
You might want to start your own thread as many do not look this deep into the thread.

I am interested, but funding is allocated elsewhere right now.
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Old 08-23-2013, 03:02 PM
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Originally Posted by awilli6 View Post
I have the original hitch with the ball and some sort of wiring harness I'll take $550 + shipping for. Price is because I have to pay someone to remove it. I'm not able to health wise right now. I posted the info on the Oris Hitch. It's the same one. PM me if interested.
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Old 04-16-2014, 07:22 PM
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Terry GT

Have you had time to work up the trailer hitch yet?
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Old 08-18-2014, 12:09 PM
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Update: I got a reply from ORIS / Bosal. Unfortunately no longer available from them, meaning the OEM:
Hello,

this trailer hitch is no more available.


Freundliche GrŘ▀e / Best regards
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Old 08-18-2014, 03:30 PM
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No, its on my "list" but I am over my head in work and personal issues . Sorry
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Did any of these tow bar re-creation projects ever come to?
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Old 02-20-2017, 12:55 PM
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if I could get a factory hitch to use as a starting point , it would push me along . then adapt it to a receiver style hitch ,std 2" . would also be nice not to have to re and re the rear bumper set up . then some testing to confirm its load capacity .
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Old 04-25-2018, 10:06 AM
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U-Haul will make one for free if you can get your car to their Tempe, Az location.
I need one, but that too far and snakey for me.
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Old 04-25-2018, 12:14 PM
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U-Haul will make one for free if you can get your car to their Tempe, Az location.
I need one, but that too far and snakey for me.
I'm pretty sure I don't want to have the U-Haul guys trying to fabricate one on the car. The mounting access for the rear supports would require welding up "inside" the PU bumper cover after sandwiching steel plate between the bumper shocks and the rear bumper beam/crossbar. Then getting that forward brace tied to the aluminum suspension crossmember will add to the challenge, welding under the fuel tank. I think that whoever takes on this task will end up with a fixture to locate the mountings correctly, so all the welding is done with full access.

To me this is a task assignment most appropriate to a Ken or Jake (Ducman...) or others with the fab and welding skills. Lots of "looks easy" stuff like this is not really that easy. Might be the reason we haven't seen any good aftermarket or DIY options yet.
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I don't see why welding on the car would be required. From what I've read the factory bar doesn't require it. Might need to tack the parts together in place, but there are adhesives that can be used for that.
At any rate it's just something I came across during my search. I'm not advocating one way or the other.
On the other hand this thread is six years old and I still don't see any offered for sale.

Edit: Clearly what U-Haul really wants is to make a jig to add to their inventory. I'm sure if someone sent them an original they would be able to use that.
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Really...nobody is gonna do this, because liability.

Now Uhaul doing it..well, that would be interesting, and I doubt they would take it on, the OEM setup was IMHO really underwhelming in its design, and im not sure how it could be done better.
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https://www.uhaul.com/Trailer-Hitche...eId=10154&ship

It seems they actually have one for an '86. Aren't they all the same? I didn't bother searching further before.
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Trying to visualize what that had to be drilled out and bolted to..
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It clearly says the picture is not the actual unit.
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