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OEM Hitch Install Question

Discussion in 'Towing' started by TerryS, Sep 25, 2010.

  1. Sep 25, 2010 at 9:16 AM
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    TerryS

    TerryS [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Terry
    Cape Cod, Mass.
    Vehicle:
    '10 SR5 AC 4x4
    WeatherTech floor liners and wind deflectors; shorty antenna; OEM tow hitch & wiring; bed mat; accessory meter console w/temp & compass; 4WD switch lighting mod; Viper 5301 Remote Start; TRD front tow hook and aluminum skid plate; color matched door handles & grille; FJ fog light switch with on/off indicator light; fog light anytime mod; N-Fab steps; Extang tonneau; Blu-Logic bluetooth, and; TRD OR alloy wheels.
    I installed the OEM hitch today without any problems. However, the bolts through the bumper seem very long. Can someone with the factory installed hitch take a look at the pic below and let me know if they look the same?

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  2. Sep 25, 2010 at 9:42 AM
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    Taco2K10

    Taco2K10 All OEM All Japanese All The Time!

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    Kelly
    Chilliwack, B.C.
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    3K HID Foglights, Husky Liner mats, Autoventshade Ventvisors and Bugdeflector, OE Toyota Class III Hitch and OE 4 Wire Trailer Harness,
    Looks like mine...
     
  3. Sep 25, 2010 at 11:20 AM
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    TerryS

    TerryS [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Terry
    Cape Cod, Mass.
    Vehicle:
    '10 SR5 AC 4x4
    WeatherTech floor liners and wind deflectors; shorty antenna; OEM tow hitch & wiring; bed mat; accessory meter console w/temp & compass; 4WD switch lighting mod; Viper 5301 Remote Start; TRD front tow hook and aluminum skid plate; color matched door handles & grille; FJ fog light switch with on/off indicator light; fog light anytime mod; N-Fab steps; Extang tonneau; Blu-Logic bluetooth, and; TRD OR alloy wheels.
    Thanks, Kelly. I was just in the neighborhood of a Toyota dealer and stopped by for a look at a new Tacoma with the factory installed hitch. The bolts are the same length, just painted black.

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