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Old 10-24-2014, 02:00 PM   #37
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do you think this will fit to 2015 ( i will made some "fix") to avoid the reverse light.

http://www.etrailer.com/Trailer-Hitc...tch/60209.html
I don't think it will. The other one mounts to the tow hooks and specifically says that it is compatible with the 3rd generation (2012+) Yaris. This one mounts to the bumper support bracket mounts and only says that it is compatible with the 2nd gen liftbacks. If you select 2012 or newer liftback it points you to the other one.
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Old 10-24-2014, 03:22 PM   #38
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thank you CTScott, then i will buy this... http://www.walmart.com/ip/Curt-11050...-Only/23036534


a friend will go to laredo, tx, and i will buy online and ask to ship to near store
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Old 10-25-2014, 12:30 PM   #39
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Well... Next sunday will make a "custom" hitch.

I will use a carrier cargo like this, And i will want to put some led lights red, yellow, White And use this Wiring kit

Or i need to buy a specific Wiring kit

The lights only i will use for my safety And the others drivers
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Old 10-25-2014, 04:32 PM   #40
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That wiring kit is for cars with already combined brake and turn signals. You will either need a trailer wiring converter or, if you use LEDs for your lighting you can just install one set per function and tie them directly to the tail light wires (with an inline connector for being able to disconnect).
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Old 02-21-2015, 03:21 AM   #41
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Took my little harbor freight trailer mod on a 450+ mile trip (one way) to Astoria Ore. Down through the Columbia river gorge at speeds reaching 90MPH. Had vacation gear in it, not a lot of weight. Those are aftermarket LED taillights.
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Old 02-21-2015, 09:26 AM   #42
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blktiger60, can you upload a picture from.... Where the trailer and hitch was attached

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Old 02-21-2015, 06:41 PM   #43
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blktiger60, can you upload a picture from.... Where the trailer and hitch was attached

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Absolutely. But not till it comes back from the shop. Still at auto nation collision center getting repaired. Hopefully next weekend.
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Old 02-21-2015, 06:50 PM   #44
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Old 03-03-2015, 10:45 PM   #45
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First pic the mounting. Second pic is without the ball mount - can't really tell it has a hitch. Third pic is ready to tow
Got the hitch at etrailer for $108.95 http://www.etrailer.com/p-60209.html
UPS ground was $24.92 for shipping.
This is my trailer, http://www.harborfreight.com/870-lb-...res-42708.html got it on sale for $140, I also welded the corners and the center brace and used different bolts than what came with it. I made the box removable so I can use it as a small flatbed.
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Old 03-03-2015, 10:51 PM   #46
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I have one. No wiring though. I'm guessing it was used for some kind of cargo carrier...
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Old 03-13-2015, 12:07 AM   #47
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Hey, did you ever install the cargo carrier? I'm thinking about getting one for camping gear. That way, we can bring my single, non-driving friend camping!! Please let me know how it worked out.

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Old 03-13-2015, 11:04 AM   #48
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My family of 3 have to make an annual 1,600km trek to New Brunswick. 3 years ago I decided I wanted to start making the trip in the Yaris, but needed to facilitate additional storage capacity. Enter the hitch basket.

Here it is in NB with a hockey equipment sized duffel bag secured in the basket. Worked out well, and has for 3 trips so far. You want to be conscious of how much weight is loaded in the basket. The basket weight + gear can easily introduce a fair amount of tongue weight which is sitting quite a distance aft of the rear axle.

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Old 03-13-2015, 01:47 PM   #49
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Absolutely. But not till it comes back from the shop. Still at auto nation collision center getting repaired. Hopefully next weekend.
Can you upload a picture from your removable box for your trailertrailer.

At this time im reading this forum for take ideas.

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f27/b...er-kit-1274811
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Old 03-13-2015, 01:49 PM   #50
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One more question the trailer have a serial number in it frame.

Becouse i live in México, And i cant import any "car" with serial number printed on it
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Old 03-14-2015, 07:18 PM   #51
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Took my little harbor freight trailer mod on a 450+ mile trip (one way) to Astoria Ore. Down through the Columbia river gorge at speeds reaching 90MPH. Had vacation gear in it, not a lot of weight. Those are aftermarket LED taillights.
blktiger60.. The wheels are the original from this trailer or you changed

Are 8 Inch wheels?
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Old 04-04-2015, 03:39 PM   #52
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blktiger60.. The wheels are the original from this trailer or you changed

Are 8 Inch wheels?
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One more question the trailer have a serial number in it frame.

Becouse i live in México, And i cant import any "car" with serial number printed on it
Harbor Freight trailers have a VIN number and, I had to get a title.

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Can you upload a picture from your removable box for your trailer.

At this time im reading this forum for take ideas.
Well, I looked at the Jeep forum. Those are pretty fancy trailers. I'm not a rich man so my little trailer was super basic. I used CDX plywood some 2x2 and 1x6 wood for reinforcement. I used wood screws and Liquid Nails heavy duty construction adhesive on the 2x2's. The 1x6's I used for the mounts that go into the trailer - these I used nuts and bolts, I also used some aluminum plate to make them stronger.

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#1 is without the box, flatbed
#2 is the reinforcement inside - front
#3 is the reinforcement inside - back
#4 is one of the mounts
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Old 03-28-2018, 09:54 AM   #53
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I want to add a hitch to my 2009 sedan so I can add a bike rack. Both my mountain bike and my wife's bike have a severely sloped downtube, so I'm looking at both the Draw-Tite Sportframe Trailer Hitch Receiver and Lets Go Aero BikeWing-2 2-Bike Rack at ETrailer.

The sales people are super helpful there and advised that I consult my dealer first because the tongue weight shouldn't exceed 70 lbs. And that's in Canada. I'm in state States where I think it's somehow verboten. With 2 bikes and the rack, it probably won't exceed 70lbs by much.

Anyone experience any repercussions? I've searched the forum but couldn't find anything definitive. I have no towing aspirations.
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Old 03-31-2018, 06:53 AM   #54
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OK, I'll share my 4'x8' Hazard Fraught "super duty" folding trailer.

I put it together last summer, since then have used it for trips to the dump, helping people move, and a few 100+ mile highway trips. Handles fine if you are careful about weight distribution. I really want to enclose for camping.

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