JoeS
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i-MiEV Trailer Hitch Wanted

Wed Jun 10, 2020 2:39 pm

My next door neighbor is now looking for a trailer hitch for his i-MiEV. IIRC, Torklift has stopped making them. Anyone have a hitch before my neighbor tries to make one? PM me or simply respond here. Thanks.
EVs: 2 Wht/Blu SE Prem., '13 Tesla MS85, 3 156v CorbinSparrows (2 Li-ion), 24v EcoScoot(LiFePO4)
EV Conv: 156v '86 Ram PU, 144v '65 Saab 96
Hybrids: 48v1kW bike
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Re: i-MiEV Trailer Hitch Wanted

Wed Jun 10, 2020 6:21 pm

I am looking for one too! I think going to have to resort to make one shortly.

If anyone has photos to share of their hitch and how it installs, I'd appreciate them.

Now that summer is here, I really want to put the bike rack on my Miev!

Andrew

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Re: i-MiEV Trailer Hitch Wanted

Thu Jun 11, 2020 5:06 am

I have pictures from my install below.

As for Torklift, would they make a batch if enough people are interested?

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JoeS
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Re: i-MiEV Trailer Hitch Wanted

Thu Jun 11, 2020 7:13 am

Anyone else interested? I'd like to approach Torklift with a committed quantity.
EVs: 2 Wht/Blu SE Prem., '13 Tesla MS85, 3 156v CorbinSparrows (2 Li-ion), 24v EcoScoot(LiFePO4)
EV Conv: 156v '86 Ram PU, 144v '65 Saab 96
Hybrids: 48v1kW bike
ICE: '88 Isuzu Trooper. Mothballed: '67 Saab (orig.owner), '76 MBZ L206D RHD RV

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Re: i-MiEV Trailer Hitch Wanted

Thu Jun 11, 2020 8:46 am

JoeS wrote:Anyone else interested? I'd like to approach Torklift with a committed quantity.


Sure I'll get one. Thanks
2012 ES, Cool Metalic Silver, no quick charge, no fog lights and no navi but a cold weather package for when it gets 13 below, wait - it never gets that cold here.
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Re: i-MiEV Trailer Hitch Wanted

Thu Jun 11, 2020 9:37 am

JoeS: I'd take one as well.

PV1: Thanks for the photos.

Andrew

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Re: i-MiEV Trailer Hitch Wanted

Thu Jun 11, 2020 9:43 am

Let's not forget the thread about GdB's homemade version:

http://myimiev.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=2344

I'll wait a day to see if there is any more interest before approaching Torklift.
EVs: 2 Wht/Blu SE Prem., '13 Tesla MS85, 3 156v CorbinSparrows (2 Li-ion), 24v EcoScoot(LiFePO4)
EV Conv: 156v '86 Ram PU, 144v '65 Saab 96
Hybrids: 48v1kW bike
ICE: '88 Isuzu Trooper. Mothballed: '67 Saab (orig.owner), '76 MBZ L206D RHD RV

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Re: i-MiEV Trailer Hitch Wanted

Fri Jun 12, 2020 12:24 pm

count me in as well, thanks

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Re: i-MiEV Trailer Hitch Wanted

Fri Jun 12, 2020 1:00 pm

I would love an opportunity to purchase an Ecohitch!

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Re: i-MiEV Trailer Hitch Wanted

Fri Jun 12, 2020 9:33 pm

Excellent idea, Joe. I’m about to buy a Model S hitch from Torklift, am local and have dealt with them directly before, so would be happy to echo your efforts or just walk in with the offer myself.
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2016 KIA SOUL EV, 90 kW, 27 kWh, 34k miles
2000 Mazda Miata EV, 78 kW, 17 kWh
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