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#12260568 - 05/24/17 10:06 AM Tow Package
SwampyMarsh Offline
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I ordered a tow package for my midsize SUV. Anyone have experience installing these or can tell me what I am in for?
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#12260580 - 05/24/17 10:09 AM Re: Tow Package [Re: SwampyMarsh]
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Where did you buy it from what did it include?

On my older pickup tow package included a oil and transmission cooler. Hopefully it comes with some instructions.

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#12260838 - 05/24/17 12:08 PM Re: Tow Package [Re: redchevy]
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Originally Posted By: redchevy
Where did you buy it from what did it include?

On my older pickup tow package included a oil and transmission cooler. Hopefully it comes with some instructions.


Purchased from Summit Racing. Just a II class hitch and instructions.
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#12260919 - 05/24/17 12:46 PM Re: Tow Package [Re: SwampyMarsh]
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As long as it is specific to you vehicle it should be easy. If not I hope you have a good drill and some sharp bits. Goes best with 2 people but I have installed one by myself.

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#12261146 - 05/24/17 02:53 PM Re: Tow Package [Re: SwampyMarsh]
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Yes I researched and it's for my vehicle so we should be good there.
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#12261248 - 05/24/17 03:51 PM Re: Tow Package [Re: SwampyMarsh]
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You bought a receiver hitch. Piece of cake to install... depending on what you putting it on, the ones for unibody cars are not as easy/friendly as the ones for body on frame cars.

You will need a torque wrench, but with instructions should be pretty straight forward.

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#12322007 - 07/03/17 09:54 AM Re: Tow Package [Re: SwampyMarsh]
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Buy and install an auxiliary transmission fluid cooler and you'll be all set.
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#12322817 - 07/03/17 07:30 PM Re: Tow Package [Re: SwampyMarsh]
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should be easy, installed millions of them when I worked for dodge.

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