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Old 02-02-2003, 05:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
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21 Steps to my OEM Trailer Hitch Install + Hitch Cover MOD

Just installed the OEM Trailer Hitch today! 2 hours start to finish including Hitch Cover MOD. Here is a link to my complete install in 21 easy to read steps[:D][:D][:D]!
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http://www.imageevent.com/benza/mboe...erhitchinstall

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Old 02-02-2003, 06:24 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Nice wrk Benza


I've been wanting to install a hitch on my 98, but haven't had the time. Looks nice and clean.

I think I'll guilt my dealer into FREE labor because my rims have to be re-powder coated due to some blemishes.
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Old 02-02-2003, 08:47 PM   #3 (permalink)
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It couldn't have been done without

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I've been wanting to install a hitch on my 98, but haven't had the time. Looks nice and clean.

I think I'll guilt my dealer into FREE labor because my rims have to be re-powder coated due to some blemishes.
Thanks Ratso! But it couldn't have been done without the help of Drew, Peter Guenther, BETO, paulhdick, vandewal and Wolfgangs ML page.
Thanks for all the input! You gotta Love this Forum!![:D][:D][:D]
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Old 02-03-2003, 06:02 AM   #4 (permalink)
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$$$?

What did you pay for the hitch and where did you get it? So this is definately a Do-it-yourself job? I only want it for the bike rack.
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Old 02-03-2003, 08:32 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Re: $$$?

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What did you pay for the hitch and where did you get it? So this is definately a Do-it-yourself job? I only want it for the bike rack.
I have the complete install with PICS and directions set up on the above link, however the company (Image Event) is having some problems and the according to them the link won't be working until later today [:(]
I purchased the hitch from Gerri at: http://www.clairparts.com
and the cost was $275.00
The whole job from start to finish was 2 hours and not hard to do at all.
I will post again when the Link is working.
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Old 02-03-2003, 10:01 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Link Back Up!

Image Event had a problem with their Server but now the Link to the Trailer Hitch Install is back up [:D][:D]
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http://www.imageevent.com/benza/mboe...erhitchinstall
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Old 02-03-2003, 10:06 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Re: Link Back Up!

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Image Event had a problem with their Server but now the Link to the Trailer Hitch Install is back up [:D][:D]
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http://www.imageevent.com/benza/mboe...erhitchinstall
How about putting that into the DIY Publication? [:p]
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Old 02-03-2003, 10:54 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Good Idea cgeorge430!

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Image Event had a problem with their Server but now the Link to the Trailer Hitch Install is back up [:D][:D]
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http://www.imageevent.com/benza/mboe...erhitchinstall
How about putting that into the DIY Publication? [:p]
Good Idea cgeorge430 [:D]
It's done! It's just not as detailed as the above Link as only 10 PICS can be posted in the DIY Publication.
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Old 04-14-2010, 11:01 PM   #9 (permalink)
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uhh how i love the search function and this forum!!! also happy that DIY is still up! very nice and thx!
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Old 04-15-2010, 03:38 AM   #10 (permalink)
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I would like to put a hitch on my ML as well but I dread cutting into the bumper cover.
Is there a cover you can purchase with the hole already cut?

Great thread..........

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