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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-16-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 30,625
Posted By invisihitch
I guess how easy or difficult depends on the...

I guess how easy or difficult depends on the particular DIY installer and his comfort level with such projects. We've had customers finish the job in 2 hours (which is our shop time for the job),...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-16-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 30,625
Posted By invisihitch
Not yet, but we will. As of today (4/16/2015),...

Not yet, but we will. As of today (4/16/2015), our local dealers have not yet taken delivery of the new X5M or the new X6M. We plan to fit both as soon as we can get the vehicles in for fitment.
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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-13-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By invisihitch
I completely agree... the old execuhitch website...

I completely agree... the old execuhitch website is woefully lacking and it is out of date too. I am personally determined to get the new invisihitch site launched this season.

With respect to...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-13-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 30,625
Posted By invisihitch
^ We did a Group Buy in late-2013/early-2014...

^ We did a Group Buy in late-2013/early-2014 prior to the spring season, but since then we have bundled our remote coding service with our hitch package without increasing price. I know of no plans...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-13-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,349
Posted By invisihitch
U-Haul is hit or miss. Some U-Haul shops are...

U-Haul is hit or miss. Some U-Haul shops are quite competent installers; others not so much. A body shop is an excellent choice because the skill/experience required is in removing & replacing the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-13-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By invisihitch
The hitch that Sean535D mentioned is called the...

The hitch that Sean535D mentioned is called the invisihitch. It has a towing capacity greater than that of the F10, which is 4,000 lbs. And you cannot see the hitch unless you are using it.
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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-09-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 856
Posted By invisihitch
^ I list the differences between the F15 dealer...

^ I list the differences between the F15 dealer hitch and the invisihitch in the following thread at post #17:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=836653
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-09-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,349
Posted By invisihitch
There seems to be some confusion and...

There seems to be some confusion and misinformation about the X5 dealer hitch. I want to make sure the dealer hitch is not confused with the invisihitch.

Here is a comparison of the X5 dealer...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-09-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 30,625
Posted By invisihitch
^ To upgrade from the Rack-Only package to one of...

^ To upgrade from the Rack-Only package to one of the full Tow+Rack packages, you will have to do almost all of the installation over again. This is because it is not possible to add either of the...
Forum: General BMW 04-02-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 363
Posted By invisihitch
The "retrofit kit" is the OEM tow harness (or,...

The "retrofit kit" is the OEM tow harness (or, depending on bundling, it is the hitch plus the OEM tow harness). Importantly, this kit assumes that the vehicle's wiring harness has certain CANbus...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 04-02-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 856
Posted By invisihitch
The E70 accommodated BMW's special bike rack...

The E70 accommodated BMW's special bike rack because it had threaded tow eyes on both sides of the bumper, and the bike rack screwed into these tow eyes.

The F15 has only one threaded tow eye. (I...
Forum: General BMW 04-02-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 363
Posted By invisihitch
You are correct that our F34 hitch is not the...

You are correct that our F34 hitch is not the motorized version. Instead, it is a manually removable (click in & out) ballmount, such that the hitch is invisible when not in use.

The bigger issue...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-12-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 514
Posted By invisihitch
That is NOT the case with the E70. The E70 has...

That is NOT the case with the E70. The E70 has to be reprogrammed after installing the tow harness in order to get the vehicle to communicate with the harness at all.

BMW almost got it right with...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-11-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By invisihitch
That is exactly what the 8SL prep wiring is. It...

That is exactly what the 8SL prep wiring is. It provides a connector to the vehicle's bus, located behind the passenger-side trim panel in the cargo area, so that you can install the tow harness...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 03-11-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 514
Posted By invisihitch
That's correct, we will code it for you if you...

That's correct, we will code it for you if you like. As others have pointed out, the only item that really needs to be coded after you install the hitch & harness is the rear-camera overhead zoom...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 02-23-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By invisihitch
Your Euro hitch is going to have a 50mm ball,...

Your Euro hitch is going to have a 50mm ball, which is about 8/10ths of 1mm smaller than the US 2" ball. So your trailer coupler would have a loose fit on the ball. If you were just pulling a...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-23-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,263
Posted By invisihitch
The pricing I quoted is available to you...

The pricing I quoted is available to you directly. You just need to call our office to order at these prices: $419 for the Rack-Only hitch, $548 for the full Tow & Rack hitch. Our number for...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 02-20-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 816
Posted By invisihitch
Thanks for your kind words Vecoplan! To answer...

Thanks for your kind words Vecoplan! To answer the question about our installation fee, it is $190 on the F15 including the wiring.

We try to keep our installation fees below market to attract...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 02-20-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By invisihitch
I cannot speak for other hitch manufacturers, but...

I cannot speak for other hitch manufacturers, but our hitch for the E92 Coupe is specific to the coupe. In fact, if you decide to order one please emphasize that you have the dual exhaust 335 coupe,...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-18-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,075
Posted By invisihitch
No, the hitch does not interfere with comfort...

No, the hitch does not interfere with comfort access. All rear systems, including comfort access, park distance control, and rear camera are respected by our hitch.
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 02-18-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,075
Posted By invisihitch
We make a hitch specifically for the 3GT. The...

We make a hitch specifically for the 3GT. The hitch beam bolts onto the chassis behind the rear bumperskin, so you don't see it. The removable square-tube receiver clicks upward into the hitch beam...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-28-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 776
Posted By invisihitch
Something has changed. Your X5 is the previous...

Something has changed. Your X5 is the previous generation E70. On all the newer F-Series vehicles, BMW has eliminated one of the screw-in tow eyes behind the bumper tabs. There may still be two...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-28-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 776
Posted By invisihitch
Installation labor should be less than 2 hours. ...

Installation labor should be less than 2 hours. Many BMW dealers will install the invisihitch. Some, however, will not install anything that does not say BMW on the box. Every Certified BMW body...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F36 (2012 - current) 01-27-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 776
Posted By invisihitch
I was about to say I think you mean the 435i...

I was about to say I think you mean the 435i convertible, since we were talking about the F33. But your profile shows you driving the previous generation, E93, convertible. That is a different...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 01-25-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,192
Posted By invisihitch
Same as the Euro 320i -- 3,500 lbs. (BMWUSA does...

Same as the Euro 320i -- 3,500 lbs. (BMWUSA does not publish the towing capacity for any vehicle for which BMWUSA does not offer a tow hitch).
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