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UPS just dropped off my drawtite hitch today. I had to buy a hitch and a carry basket to get fuel home for our mower. I'm not about to carry diesel cans in my car. I'm 100% sure someone in town will be laughing at me in an electric car with 10 gals of fuel in jerry cans. Maybe I should label the cans "Spare electrons" or something goofy.
 

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UPS just dropped off my drawtite hitch today. I had to buy a hitch and a carry basket to get fuel home for our mower. I'm not about to carry diesel cans in my car. I'm 100% sure someone in town will be laughing at me in an electric car with 10 gals of fuel in jerry cans. Maybe I should label the cans "Spare electrons" or something goofy.
Yup. You will look foolish. I know I did.

https://endless-sphere.com/forums/download/file.php?id=190926

That is why we got rid of our gas mower, and replaced it with an 80 volt electric.
 

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Yeah I got 5 acres, 2 wooded and 3 to mow. But the 80v Kobalt mower from Lowes looks pretty sweet for my pool deck.
My neighbor cut his 3 acres with the same mower we use, for two years. A 21" push mower with 4 Ah battery.

https://www.greenworkstools.com/80v-21inch-cordless-brushless-lawn-mower

His wife felt sorry for him, so he has had this for two seasons now.

https://www.ryobitools.com/electric-riding-mower/

She drives a Leaf, and refuses to have gas stuff around.
 

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Another Draw-tite 24956

I just finished installing the Draw-Tite hitch, pretty easy installation. I only dropped the hitch on my head twice trying to get it into place haha. I did a test fit with my new Thule Vertex bike rack and our two road bikes and it seems very solid. I'll have to wait til Hurricane Lane gets out of here to go for a real test run.
 

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Anybody try the EcoHitch yet on a 2019 Bolt? Took delivery of my Bolt yesterday and am ready to order one. Spoke with TorkLift this morning and they said they'd wave the restocking fee if it doesn't fit due to 2019 changes. So I placed the order.
 

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Anybody try the EcoHitch yet on a 2019 Bolt? Took delivery of my Bolt yesterday and am ready to order one. Spoke with TorkLift this morning and they said they'd wave the restocking fee if it doesn't fit due to 2019 changes. So I placed the order.
I'd be pretty shocked if it didn't fit. I have the EcoHitch on my 2017 Bolt and I'm very happy with it. I actually drove down to their store in Kent WA and let them install it for me.
 

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I'd be pretty shocked if it didn't fit. I have the EcoHitch on my 2017 Bolt and I'm very happy with it. I actually drove down to their store in Kent WA and let them install it for me.
Thanks. I'd tend to agree with you, but I've also learned to never assume anything. Actually thought about heading up there (from Bend OR) in early October to visit friends and get it installed but it should be fun to do the install myself. Spent most of my life in the Seattle area.
 

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EcoHitch installed about 2 months ago to a 2018 went on perfectly.

The workmanship on the Torklift stuff has been nice, over the vast two samples I've seen. Solid materials as well-- metal seems a notch heavier than what intuition might say was OK (in fact, weight-weenies might object).
 

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Got my new EcoHitch yesterday and installed it on the 2019 no problem. A couple tricky spots for a first timer but generally went smooth:

Prying off the wheel guards was just slightly tricky.

Pulling the bumper off definitely took more force than I expected. Watch the video. It shows them lifting up a bit as the pull it off. That helped.

I got everything back together and then realized the electric cable was hanging between the bumper panel and the aluminum bumper cross bar. Barely could squeeze it up as it needs to be on the back side of the aluminum cross bar.

Cut out worked perfect.
 

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So...for a clutzy noob...I like the Eco size and look, but is it really that much harder to install than the Draw Tite? The online video for the Eco makes it look easy, but I fear I will get bumper off and never get it on right again...

Want to carry about 100 pounds of bikes with minimal bounce...

Maybe, maybe, one day I will get a motorcycle trailer and tow my Electric motorcycle. But that would be pushing it

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Has anybody put a Kuat N.V. 2.0 on a Bolt? I know the Sherpa 2.0 fits nicely and looks great on the Bolt, but the NV is much bigger...I wonder if it would be too wide?

Looking at the NV over the Sherpa as my electric bike is 50 pounds (and the one I want to get one day is 58). The Sherpa is only rated at 2 bikes of 40 pounds each...though I ride with my brother and his bike is like 19 pounds...so if the Sherpa holds 80 pounds total, I鈥檓 good...but I don鈥檛 think it works that way...

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Has anybody put a Kuat N.V. 2.0 on a Bolt? I know the Sherpa 2.0 fits nicely and looks great on the Bolt, but the NV is much bigger...I wonder if it would be too wide?

Looking at the NV over the Sherpa as my electric bike is 50 pounds (and the one I want to get one day is 58). The Sherpa is only rated at 2 bikes of 40 pounds each...though I ride with my brother and his bike is like 19 pounds...so if the Sherpa holds 80 pounds total, I鈥檓 good...but I don鈥檛 think it works that way...

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Consider a Thule T2 Classic. The rack itself weighs 50 lbs and can carry 2 bikes at 60 lbs each.
 

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I installed a Torklift Central Ecohitch to be used with a Kuat Transfer 3 hitch-mount bike rack. Seems to work great!

The Ecohitch instructions were quite good. It seems to be a very solid hitch. It folds up for storage, and folds down at an angle to allow the hatch to open.

Let me know if you have any questions!
Got the same...only the V2. + EcoHitch 2" . Can't beat a 2" receiver, and Torklift EcoHitch is the only one I could find. ...Bonus on the Kuat Transfer...it doesn't cover your rear view camera.

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