Adding a Trailer Hitch
By Victor Nomura, July 19, 2001
Ever wanted to add a trailer hitch or back rack? Here's how to do it!
1. Sport Frame trailer hitch made by DrawTite, Canton, Michigan. Model#24691
2. Socket wrench and various size sockets
Take of the muffler as outlined in the muffler removal section of the Celica Garage tech tips. This makes everything easier. I think it's almost impossible without doing this. There isn't a lot of room under there.
Locate the towing hooks towards the rear of the Celica. These are used to tow your car or to tie it down to something during transport. There are 2 of these and need to be taken off. One of them is just above where the muffler was. Use the socket wrench to remove both of them.
Use the supplied new bolts and washers to bolt on the trailer hitch. You may need to have a friend hold the hitch up while your bolt it on. It's very heavy.
Install the muffler back on.
If you are confused about these instructions, don't worry. When you buy the trailer hitch from DrawTite, it includes instructions.