Re: installing trailer hitch
I installed a Class III/IV one-piece hitch on my '92, and it only
involved drilling two 5/8" holes, per the instructions. The frame is tough,
but not impossible to drill.
"Ulysses" <email@example.com> wrote in message
| "Jim" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
| > I am thinking of buying and installing a class II trailer hitch on my
| > 94 Ford Explorer 4dr 4x4. Manufacturers say drilling is involved on
| > 91-94 models. Anyone know what drilling is involved and how hard it is
| > to install?
| I installed a Class III on a '92. It required drilling (I think) 4 holes
| about 1/2" in diameter. It was not easy drilling by my drill bit was not
| sharp as it could have been. I drilled smaller pilot holes first of
| The tricky part was there are two c-frame adapters/spacers that I also had
| to install. It was difficult to maneuver everything into place working
| alone as the hitch is somewhat heavy and awkward. If you have someone to
| help you hold it while marking for screw holes and installing it that
| help, but a Class II probably won't weight quite as much anyway.