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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old Jul 11th, 02, 10:50 AM Thread Starter
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Did the first gens have any towing package?

Has anyone ever put a hitch on one?

If not and you fab one onto a camaro, how much could you tow with it.

Im thinking like a small trailer for motorcyle or jetski?


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post #2 of 9 (permalink) Old Jul 11th, 02, 11:14 AM
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Many, many years ago I used to pull a 16ft. boat with a six banger Maverick. I'm sure a hitch can be fabed for a Camaro. May have to beef up the rear suspension.
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post #3 of 9 (permalink) Old Jul 11th, 02, 12:00 PM
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I have seen a hitch before on a Camaro. It was "U" shaped with the tops of the U bolted to the bumper. There was an added support bolted somewhere under the car.
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post #4 of 9 (permalink) Old Jul 11th, 02, 12:09 PM
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There is one for sale in the 69 parts section of this site.

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post #5 of 9 (permalink) Old Jul 12th, 02, 10:10 AM
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I bought one at a swap meet several years ago for $5.00 just cuz. I've never installed it though. It's the last one I've seen since.

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post #6 of 9 (permalink) Old Jul 12th, 02, 04:32 PM
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I have a hitch that I took off my car when I bought it. If you are interested in it let me know.

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post #7 of 9 (permalink) Old Jul 13th, 02, 01:35 PM
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Gawd...someone welded a hitch on my car. Welded it to the tail pan in fact. I guess I'm lucky that the tail pan had rust and needed replacing anyway. Going to have to get a cutting torch to get the rest. Are you sure you want to put a hitch on a camaro?


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post #8 of 9 (permalink) Old Jul 13th, 02, 02:04 PM
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Has anyone ever fabricated a bracket to tow a first gen behind a motorhome?
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post #9 of 9 (permalink) Old Jul 14th, 02, 04:36 PM
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i cringe everytime i see a car being pulled behind an rv.. can't be good for the poor transmission. if a car needs to be pulled, get a trailer.

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