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Old 05-19-2010, 12:54 PM
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Originally Posted by georgejm View Post
I know little what I speak of but you would think that the X5 design folks would know that since it can haul 6000 lbs "lets make it easy for everyone involved and have a hitch design with NO cutting involved" or at least have it "hitch ready" for those that have a use for it.. Of course that would make them go further and think about window problems, battery problems, RFT problems and a host of other well known issues that do not change over years of failures. I ' just saying.....

I have one on order, lol
I agree - cutting the bumper =

Originally Posted by x5ian View Post

Mfg Part# 71602156525 is 2007-10 part number. 2011 has a different bumper and we assume the tow hitch is different.
It could be the same hitch that is needed, but like you said, the bumper changed - inserts will likely change with the new model..
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