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Old 10-13-2013, 09:18 PM   #1
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Trailer hitch installation in Atlanta

I bought a hitch for my car (got to haul my bikes) with the intention of installing it myself as I have done it a few times before with other cars. I spent about an hour under my car cussing and hurting my knuckles and have thrown out my back. Suffice it to say, I have had enough. I called some Uhaul places and they will only install hitches you buy from them - as will some other places I called. Can anybody tell me a place that will install. Cost, within reason, doesn't matter to me anymore. I just want it done.
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I hear the hitch house advertised a lot on the radio. I'm sure they would do it.

Also there is a place at the corner of upperhembree and highway 9 ( they're in an old Saturn dealership).

Also try Execuhitch on Mansell PL in Alpharetta

There is also a place on highway 9 north of McFarland I think
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I hear the hitch house advertised a lot on the radio. I'm sure they would do it.

Also there is a place at the corner of upperhembree and highway 9 ( they're in an old Saturn dealership).

Also try Execuhitch on Mansell PL in Alpharetta

There is also a place on highway 9 north of McFarland I think
Thanks for the suggestions. Hitch House wont do it because it did not come from them. The others are very near where I live so I will check them today. Thanks so much. Glad to see another guy locally!!
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Thanks for the suggestions. Hitch House wont do it because it did not come from them. The others are very near where I live so I will check them today. Thanks so much. Glad to see another guy locally!!
Anytime!
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FYI - old Saturn dealer is now a Kia Dealer.
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FYI - old Saturn dealer is now a Kia Dealer.
Oh dang I know it's over there somewhere
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Your dealer won't do it? It may cost more, but they don't typically turn away work.
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Finally got it done- here it is!

This is the Draw-Tite hitch. You can barely see it. Sorry for the phone pics...



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This is the Draw-Tite hitch. You can barely see it. Sorry for the phone pics...


Do you have any pics from underneath, I'd like to fabricate one up. I plan on pulling a couple bike's. Just not sure how it should be tied in.
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I would NEVER consider fabricating my own. There are many brands of hitch available such as Valley, Draw Tite, Curt, Hidden Hitch, etc. Most are actually the same hitch with a different name on them. Mine said Draw Tite #24863. You can see installation instructions here.

http://www.draw-tite.com/content/dow...ion/N24863.pdf

The other part numbers at the top of the page are for the other brands. FYI - installation is a PITA.
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I would NEVER consider fabricating my own. There are many brands of hitch available such as Valley, Draw Tite, Curt, Hidden Hitch, etc. Most are actually the same hitch with a different name on them. Mine said Draw Tite #24863. You can see installation instructions here.

http://www.draw-tite.com/content/dow...ion/N24863.pdf

The other part numbers at the top of the page are for the other brands. FYI - installation is a PITA.
I fabricate for a living, a trailer hitch is about as easy as it gets.
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Then go for it. For the money, even if I had your apparent skills, I still would not do it. Too many other, easier cost-effective options. Any pics I could send you (not that I have any) would not show you anything more than the ones available from the manufacturers. There are two holes on the inside of either frame rail that they all attach to.
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I recall doing a simular install of a hitch on my F150. The tricky part is fishing nuts (or bolts) into the holes (attached to the rod) through the frame holes, while holding the hitch up against the frame rails (certainly a two person job).
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