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  1. FS 2017+ Curt Trailer Hitch (2" receiver) & Wiring

    Trading Post
    I bought everything you'll need to tow a trailer or mount a bike rack, but decided on getting a used pick up truck as a second vehicle instead. I opted for this hitch over OEM because it's a lot cheaper, and also the 2" receiver gives you plenty of options for accessories, even though the CRV...
  2. Advice needed on running video wire from backup camera to dash receiver (2008)

    Mobile Electronics
    I'm about to begin installing a new navigation receiver and backup camera in my 2008 Honda CR-V EX. Before I start I would appreciate any tips or guidance on running the video wire from the backup camera on my license plate to the receiver in the dashboard. What's the easiest way to do this...
  3. Draw-Tite 75742 vs Curt 13119 vs Rigid R3-0508 2" Receiver Hitch

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    This is mainly for a 2-3 bike rack or cargo tray use on a 2013 CRV LX. Anybody have any strong comments plus/minus about the Draw-Tite 75742 or Curt (both round tube) vs the lesser known (at least to me...) Rigid square tube hitch units? - How low do they hang below the underpan & bumper...
  4. FS: Curt 13119 Class 3 2" hitch, Wiring Kit, modified plastic under pan

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    I can not locate a Buy-Sell section. Apologize if this is not where its supposed to be. If it can be moved, admin please do. Anyway I have a used Curt hitch 13119 from my 2014 CRV. It will fit any 4th Gen CRV. Other then some surface rust, its in good condition. (It wont fit our new 2017)...
  5. Trailer Hitch Receiver Install on 2015 Honda CR-V

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    Today I installed the Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch 75742 on my 2015 Honda CR-V Touring. Took about 1.5 hours to do. You have to cut a hole in the black bottom cover piece so that the receiver mount can get to the frame. Taking off and putting back on the rubber muffler hangers that hold the muffler...
  6. What class hitch and size receiver for a 2015 AWD CRV EX-L?

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    I am very new to information regarding towing. I would like to have U Haul install my hitch ($330 vs $1,300 at Honda Dealer), but I want to know which one I should get. I plan to start using one of those hitch cargo carriers to transport my lawn mower and then my snowblower to help out my Mom...
  7. DIY Hitch Receiver Installation

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    Today I received my Curt 13119 hitch for my 2012 CR-V EXL. Got a good price on it, too. Bought it from JC Whitney with a 20% coupon, and the delivered price was $105. Now, it's time to put it on. The installation videos on the interwebs show the removal of the undercarriage cover, cutting...
  8. 2008 CR-V aftermarket receiver: negative illumination?

    Mobile Electronics
    I almost finished wiring Metra 70-1722 to my Pioneer FH-X720BT, there's one confusion here: In Metra 70-1722, there's a Orange/Black wire (Pin #9 in below picture) for Negative Illumination: However the Pioneer FH-X720BT does not have a matching wire for purpose, it only has an Orange/White...
  9. Looking for a side-swing tow hitch adapter from 2" receiver to 1.25 bike rack

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    I am changing my bike hauling to a 2014 CR-V. I will probably install a 2" receiver hitch. Because the rear door goes up any bike rack will have to move out of the way. The tilt down racks pretty much require removal of the bikes before tilting. I have been looking at the side-swing or swing...
  10. For 2010: What brand hitch receiver, hitch ball mount, and hitch ball?

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    For a 2010. From what I gathered, Curt seems to be a popular choice for hitch receiver? I am also looking at Hidden Hitch but wondering what advantage Curt has over HH?? As for the ball and ball mount, what brand should I go with? I'm only looking at 2"
  11. Will aftermarket receiver disable alarm?

    Mobile Electronics
    Been told by dealer that replacing radio with double din nav/receiver will disable factory alarm. Is that true and if so, how to overcome? Want to install bluetooth phone, nav system and player as economically as possible
  12. roof rack and receiver hitch questions

    I was considering buying a 2011 cr-v , and I wanted to know wheterh the factory roof rack would be able to handle teh sears 20 cargo carrier that we used from our last car. if it would not support such a carrier, what carrier do you V owners recommend ? I see that there is a short roof box on...
  13. Looking for an afterMarket BlueTooth Radio/Phone receiver

    Mobile Electronics
    I just bought a new 2011 CRV SE and was bummed that there was no voice activated BlueTooth front end for music and making/recieving phone calls. It has a multiple disk CD changer... but all I use is my iPhone. Any suggestions on what to replace my factory unit with?:confused:
  14. CRV hitch receiver recommendations?

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    I have a 2008 CR-V EXL2 and want to install a hitch reciever for a hitch mount bike rack. There are so many options out there with different install requirements that i thought someone could recommend a good one for this vehicle. I have no problem with installing it myself but would like to...
  15. Maddening vibration after receiver hitch install!

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    I recently picked up a Curt (or was it Curtis?) 2" receiver hitch from Installation of the hitch went smoothly. I lowered the muffler by popping the rubber hangers off the pins, bolted on the hitch, and put the muffler right back the way it was. I also torqued the heck out of the...
  16. XM Radio receiver in 2010 EX

    Mobile Electronics
    Hello All, Just signed the papers for a 2010 EX last night. I’m very excited with it. Can’t wait to get my hands on the wheel in May. Since I could not justify paying an extra 40 $ / month for the EX-L to get XM Radio built in (plus leather and a better sounding sound system) I am now searching...
  17. Class III Hitch Receiver Installation (Pictures)

    Do-It-Yourself / Mods
    How to Install a Curt Class II Hitch Receiver First, I’ll talk about what I had to go through to get the OEM hitch off. The OEM hitch bolts were spinning and, at first, I thought it would be easier to work under the car than it would be to go in at the bolt head. I tried a number of things to...
  18. Installed Sirius Stratus 6 receiver in Passenger Kick Panel 09 CRV-EX

    Mobile Electronics
    I already have an Alpine iDA-X305 in our CR-V in order to get real iPod integration. My wife wanted Sirius for Christmas, so I went out & got the Sirius Stratus 6 receiver on sale at Radio Shack, along with the SiriusConnect Dock-and-Play kit for Alpine from Crutchfield...
  19. Honda XM Receiver?

    Mobile Electronics
    Since the XM receiver is separate from the head unit in the 2009 EX-L, can I hook it up to a replacement Sat ready head unit like the Pioneer AVIC-Z110BT? I have a lifetime XM subscription and wouldn't want to transfer it if the stock sat receiver could be hooked up. Thanx
  20. Front 2" Receiver?

    Racks, Hitches, & Towing
    I have a Gen1 2000 Honda CRV. Can a 2" receiver be installed to the front of the vehicle? It's NOT for towing, just for carrying a surf fishing rack. Also, if so, who may fabricate them? Remember, there are those two points under the bumper where people connect bull bars and other front...