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Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) Yesterday, 09:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,127
Posted By invisihitch
PKI mentioned rear air suspension and DHP...

PKI mentioned rear air suspension and DHP options. IMO, those two options are pretty much essential for towing what you are considering.
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) Yesterday, 09:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,166
Posted By invisihitch
Yes, but you first need to install a brake...

Yes, but you first need to install a brake controller. I know of no tow harness that natively generates the proportional brake signal. However, the X5 harness is equipped with the necessary wiring...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 06-23-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By invisihitch
I'm a fan of the 1upUSA platform rack. Extremely...

I'm a fan of the 1upUSA platform rack. Extremely well engineered and no gimmicks or plastic. Rock solid on the back of the vehicle, no wobble.

We are not associated with them in any way. I'm just...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-11-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 894
Posted By invisihitch
On a frame-based vehicle, the hitch is typically...

On a frame-based vehicle, the hitch is typically bolted upward onto the bottom edge of the frame rails. As tongue weight rises, the hitch will attempt to torque. The increasing torque will cause...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-11-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 894
Posted By invisihitch
The criteria is actually worded something like...

The criteria is actually worded something like "no more than 5% deflection from horizontal." On a conventional U.S. hitch, a significant portion of the allowable "5% deflection from horizontal" is...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-10-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 894
Posted By invisihitch
I can provide a clear answer to the following...

I can provide a clear answer to the following question: "For a hitch that has never been overloaded, should the hitch flex at all before reaching its maximum tongue weight?"

The answer is that the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-10-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 894
Posted By invisihitch
It would not surprise me to see a few degrees of...

It would not surprise me to see a few degrees of flex introduced by such loading. I suspect the primary deflection is in the ballmount however. Hopefully it is not in the hitch-plate-to-chassis...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-10-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 894
Posted By invisihitch
We will warranty out the ballmount for you. Just...

We will warranty out the ballmount for you. Just give the sales office a call -- (678) 400-0121. Nobody is going to ask you how much tongue weight you put on it.

I am concerned, however, that...
Forum: X1 E84 (2011 - 2015) 06-10-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 28,347
Posted By invisihitch
^ Yes, the pricing I posted is still in effect....

^ Yes, the pricing I posted is still in effect. You should mention seeing that particular pricing posted on bimmerfest when you call to place your order.

I will try again to stimulate things on...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 06-09-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 498
Posted By invisihitch
I've been aware of "pairing" difficulties that...

I've been aware of "pairing" difficulties that sometimes occur when using the X5 to pair the Prodigy remote control with its Prodigy controller. I have always considered this to be a minor...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-30-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By invisihitch
Our passive harness will have the exact same...

Our passive harness will have the exact same connections at the hitch as the oem active harness, provided that you order it with a 7-way round trailer receptacle. (The oem active harness comes ONLY...
Forum: X6 F16 (2015 - Current) 05-30-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 359
Posted By invisihitch
As far as I know, BMWUSA has no plans to release...

As far as I know, BMWUSA has no plans to release a hitch for the F16. However, the invisihitch F15 hitch should fit the F16 with only a minor modification to the hitch to accommodate the different...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-30-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By invisihitch
Lotus99, you are basically asking me to make a...

Lotus99, you are basically asking me to make a very "salesy" post -- even more so than I have been occasionally accused of making! Well, ok, if you insist... ;)

Our less-expensive wiring option,...
Forum: X5 F15 (2014 - Current) 05-30-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 35,774
Posted By invisihitch
^ Sent you a PM.

^ Sent you a PM.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-29-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 498
Posted By invisihitch
That really is excellent news, although I realize...

That really is excellent news, although I realize it doesn't help you right now. I was going to reach out to Teknonsha about this issue, but I will hold off now.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-29-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By invisihitch
Lotus99 touched on this, but Invisihitch...

Lotus99 touched on this, but Invisihitch generally differentiates itself from less expensive hitches in 3 ways:

1. The aesthetic advantage of not seeing a hitch on your vehicle during the 99% of...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-29-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,490
Posted By invisihitch
I can tell you that we do not randomly upcharge...

I can tell you that we do not randomly upcharge on freight. We generally use one size box for all our hitches and it accommodates our largest hitch. As a consequence, we ship a lot of air space on...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-28-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 498
Posted By invisihitch
I had not seen the previous thread on this, so...

I had not seen the previous thread on this, so thanks for posting a link to that lpcapital. This is pretty disappointing news. I may have to revise my thinking about Prodigy RF on the E70...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-28-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,490
Posted By invisihitch
To the best of my knowledge, all X3 hitches on...

To the best of my knowledge, all X3 hitches on the market require removal/replacement of the rear bumper cover. So the installation process is quite similar, regardless of the hitch. I am not...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-27-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 498
Posted By invisihitch
The AHM is definitely checking the trailer bulbs,...

The AHM is definitely checking the trailer bulbs, and it sounds like this could indeed be the problem. The flickering LEDs on your 7-way tester are a result of the low-voltage probes being sent to...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-27-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,166
Posted By invisihitch
Attached are a couple of photos and a rendering...

Attached are a couple of photos and a rendering of the invisible hitch beam, so you can see how it works and how it looks installed. I didn't have photos of the 4 Series Coupe, but the clean look is...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-26-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,490
Posted By invisihitch
The carriers all use what they call "dimension...

The carriers all use what they call "dimension weight" on oversize boxes, which means once you exceed their standard box sizes the rate gets based on how much of their limited space you use up on...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 05-26-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,166
Posted By invisihitch
^ I couldn't agree with you more regarding the...

^ I couldn't agree with you more regarding the invisihitch website. Now that the lengthy acquisition of execuhitch is completely behind us, my hope is that an all-new website will be one of the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 05-26-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 737
Posted By invisihitch
I believe the issue is that the Progman Retrofit...

I believe the issue is that the Progman Retrofit Procedure (as set forth on page 13 of the dealer's hitch installation instructions) is insufficient. That procedure is indeed necessary to add the...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-26-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,490
Posted By invisihitch
I should have included this in my earlier post: ...

I should have included this in my earlier post: Until the website gets updated, to order at the prices I posted here you will need to phone in your order. And it wouldn't hurt to mention that you...
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