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  1. Trailer Hitch Wire Harness Recall Problem

    Problems & Issues
    Hello all! It's been a while since I've been on here, but I've still got my E and it's running strong! My question today is about the Accessory Trailer Hitch Wire Harness Recall. I took my E to a dealer and had them do the recall, but they said they couldn't properly do it because there was no...
  2. Are the hitch the same for 2003 to 2008 models

    Racks, Hitches & Towing
    Hello all, I don't know if anybody can help me here. Do you know if a hitch that is currently installed on a 2003 Element would fit on my 2008 Element? I know hitch are different for the SC, but I don't know if it changed through out the years. Thanks a lot
  3. Honda Element Hitch question....

    Racks, Hitches & Towing
    Hi, My wife and I have had our 2008 Element for about 6-months and would like to add a trailer hitch and then a hitch-mounted bike rack (3-4bikes). I understand from the owner's manual that the Element has a towing capacity of 1,500lbs./ 150 lb. tongue weight. However, a lot of folks seem to...
  4. Curt Class III Hitch Made Easy

    Racks, Hitches & Towing
    I needed a Class III hitch for my 2005 Element and being the thrifty sort that I am, I determined to get one for the lowest possible price and install it myself. After searching in vain for a used model, I came across an Ebay ad for a Class III Element hitch for about $50 less than all...
  5. Looking for help with trailer hitch stays

    Racks, Hitches & Towing
    Hello, I bought an OEM trailer hitch (used) for my 2003 honda element, but it didn't come with the stays that go between the hitch and the car body. I've looked through all the honda accessory web sites and those only come with the hitch, not separately. Does anybody know of any other source...
  6. My 2006 Element, Harbor Freight Trailer & Kayak Rack

    Racks, Hitches & Towing
    Thank you for viewing my '06 Element & Trailer photo's. If you would like to know more about my rig, I will gladly elaborate: 2006 Element LX U-Haul Hitch QuietRide Ball Mount w/Lock, 1 7/8" Ball Factory Trailer Wiring Harness 2010 Harbor Freight 1195 Lb. Capacity 4'x8' Foldable Utility...
  7. Got a new E, but what is with this hitch thingie?

    Racks, Hitches & Towing
    I got a new E and it has the Honda tow package. But I have no idea what this extra white thing is on the light hookup. Not planning on towing anything anytime soon, but just wondering if the Club could help me figure out what it is. It does say Hoppy something on it. If that helps???
  8. FS: Uhaul Class 3 hitch/harness/receiver

    Trading Post
    Selling a complete hitch kit that came off of a 2004 Honda Element. Includes a 6 month old Uhaul Class III hitch rated for 3500 pounds, a Reese receiver with ball and a plug and play harness kit that just plugs into the rear accessory hitch wiring for a trailer hook-up. Together these items cost...
  9. Looking to get "hitched" (without trimming my bumper)

    Do-It-Yourself / Mods
    Hello! this is my very first post on the forum. Brand new user. I have a 2007 honda Element SC and I'm looking to put a hitch on it to carry a 2inch hitch mounted bike carrier. I've called the usual places around where I live (uhaul, autozone, a couple of private shops) with no success...
  10. Best Hitch for E

    Racks, Hitches & Towing
    Hey all, I'm sure this has been covered in a smattering of places- but from my searches I've never found a comprehensive answer: What is the best hitch for the Honda element? Which is the easiest to install? Which looks best? Thanks all for your time
  11. WTB: 2inch Hitch Receiver

    Trading Post
    I'm looking around to see if anyone has a 2 inch hitch receiver they want to sell in Norcal bay area (Uhaul type). I figure someone has to have one they're not really using. I'm willing to pay $60 and I'll pick up.
  12. Odd U-Haul Transmission Cooler Problem

    Racks, Hitches & Towing
    Well I have three very long road trips coming up this summer with my faithful box and will be towing a 4'X8' U-Haul rental trailer each time (or something nicer if I can find one on Craigslist). I'm shooting for about 1300-1450 pounds in tow. Here are my trips (all of which go through the...
  13. Curt trailer hitch for the E non SC $80

    Racks, Hitches & Towing
    new installed once. Never used. 1.25 inch class I trailer hitch for ex or lx not sc. towing weight is 2000 and tongue weight is 200. I am in orange county,ca. Will help with installation.
  14. Recommended Hitch for Element

    Racks, Hitches & Towing
    I am a new Element owner (2005 model) and I plan on driving her to Colorado this summer. I want to install a hitch so that I can use a cargo carrier (max 500 lbs.). I've seen several types of hitches, and I'm not sure which one would be best. I will do nothing more with the hitch other than...