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Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 05-23-2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 437
Posted By invisihitch
^ Design of a new invisihitch for the G30 is now...

^ Design of a new invisihitch for the G30 is now complete. This hitch is currently scheduled for manufacturing and should begin shipping next month.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-08-2017, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By invisihitch
^You are right; our website fails to list the...

^You are right; our website fails to list the E85. We actually fit both the E85 and the E89 Z4. For lowest pricing, call the sales office and mention our sponsorship of bimmerfest: (678) 400-0121
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 05-08-2017, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 620
Posted By invisihitch
The 2014 and 2017 use the same clips and clip...

The 2014 and 2017 use the same clips and clip locations to attach the rear bumper cover, so this should be a direct swap. The black plastic gravel guard (underneath the vehicle) may have to be...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 05-05-2017, 06:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 15,201
Posted By invisihitch
Thanks @Recon4. We're biased of course, but BMW...

Thanks @Recon4. We're biased of course, but BMW really seems to have dropped the ball on their X3 hitch with its lower-than-vehicle tow capacity and its nonstandard rack receiver. And then they...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - 2017) 05-04-2017, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By invisihitch
The removable receiver piece is available in...

The removable receiver piece is available in either standard size -- 2" or 1.25"

For pricing, local installers, etc, please call the sales office: (678) 400-0121.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-03-2017, 03:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 860
Posted By invisihitch
Regardless of whether you choose the BMW hitch,...

Regardless of whether you choose the BMW hitch, the invisihitch, or some aftermarket hitch, you really should consider installing the OEM wiring harness & controller. It's not THAT much more costly...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - 2017) 05-03-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,040
Posted By invisihitch
Installing the BMW wiring harness takes several...

Installing the BMW wiring harness takes several steps, but it's not terribly difficult if you're mechanically inclined. I'm attaching the installation instructions to this post.

And $1700 for...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - 2017) 05-03-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By invisihitch
My company makes a hitch specifically for the...

My company makes a hitch specifically for the F07, and it's undetectable when not in use. The hitch beam is hidden behind the plastic bumper cover, and the removeable receiver piece inserts upward. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-01-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 589
Posted By invisihitch
Sir, I have given you the facts. They are...

Sir, I have given you the facts. They are obviously inconvenient for you.
Good day.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-01-2017, 02:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 589
Posted By invisihitch
You are correct that this German vehicle is max...

You are correct that this German vehicle is max tow-rated by its German designers at 7,700 lbs.

However, you are certainly incorrect that this max tow rating is only applicable in Europe.

The...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-01-2017, 08:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 495
Posted By invisihitch
To the best of my knowledge, there is no such...

To the best of my knowledge, there is no such North American hitch for the E53.

I certainly could be wrong, but on the E53 I believe your only options are either a visible hitch or the rather...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-01-2017, 08:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 589
Posted By invisihitch
The X5 is tow rated by BMW for 3,500kg, which is...

The X5 is tow rated by BMW for 3,500kg, which is 7,700 lbs.

In North America, BMWNA offers an OE hitch that is limited to just 6,000 lbs. In other regions of the world, BMW offers an OE hitch...
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 05-01-2017, 07:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 495
Posted By invisihitch
I understand. And I wish I could be of more help....

I understand. And I wish I could be of more help. Unfortunately, my company started its development of invisible hitches with the E70 version of the X5. As far as I know the Europeans were (are) the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-30-2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 371
Posted By invisihitch
A couple of questions in this thread that I...

A couple of questions in this thread that I didn't see addressed:

1. The OEM harness does require routing to the fusebox, but the fusebox is located in the rear where it is very easily accessible....
Forum: X5 E53 (1999 - 2006) 04-30-2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 495
Posted By invisihitch
As far as I know, the Westfalia hitch isn't sold...

As far as I know, the Westfalia hitch isn't sold anywhere in North America. European suppliers are probably (and understandably) concerned about the liability of supplying you with a hitch that...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 04-30-2017, 11:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 589
Posted By invisihitch
While it's probably true that most people who...

While it's probably true that most people who choose the exeuhitch/invisihitch do so for its aesthetic advantage, there are certainly others who value:
its 30% higher towing capacity than BMW's...
Forum: F07 Gran Turismo (2010 - 2017) 04-30-2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,520
Posted By invisihitch
I'm not sure which GT you are considering, the 5...

I'm not sure which GT you are considering, the 5 Series (F07) or the 3 Series (F34). However, neither is rated for towing the travel trailer that you have.

You are correct that the limiting...
Forum: X4 F26 (2015 - Current) 04-06-2017, 05:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 919
Posted By invisihitch
In my opinion, it's their hitch that could use...

In my opinion, it's their hitch that could use improvement. Ours certainly does not block the hands-free sensors.

Daryl
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 04-06-2017, 05:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 35,628
Posted By invisihitch
A manufacturer cannot offer a factory option in...

A manufacturer cannot offer a factory option in some regions and then deny warranty claims for that same device in other regions. People move.

As for pricing, if you phone in your order you can...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 03-29-2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 13,917
Posted By invisihitch
We do indeed. Please give us a call: ...

We do indeed. Please give us a call: 678-400-0121

- Daryl
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-25-2017, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 756
Posted By invisihitch
Anything we may have in development would be a...

Anything we may have in development would be a compatible add-on to our current products.

Daryl
Forum: X1 F48 (2016 - current) 03-25-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 716
Posted By invisihitch
It's not just forum posters who say that the X1...

It's not just forum posters who say that the X1 can handle fairly heavy tow loads. BMW approves it for towing up to 4400 lbs.

We routinely tow over 3500 lbs with ours and it's a pleasurable...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-23-2017, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 756
Posted By invisihitch
This is true. However, the issue is more...

This is true. However, the issue is more complicated than it may appear at first blush:

BMW expressly prohibits the use of weight-distribution hitches on the X5. And, for a while, they seemed to...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-23-2017, 08:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 702
Posted By invisihitch
I know of no hitch for the X5 that connects to...

I know of no hitch for the X5 that connects to the subframe or that would interfere with the rear bushings.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-22-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 422
Posted By invisihitch
guyinacar is spot-on regarding our hitch designs....

guyinacar is spot-on regarding our hitch designs. It's not uncommon for us to have different SKUs for different trimlines, in order to accommodate the different fascia options.

With that said, I...
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