Thread: Trailer Hitches
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Old 07-10-2012, 03:39 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by BigD View Post
...I'd be more concerned with the ability to strap a proper load bearing hitch to a unibody. The typical hitch you'll be able to get is only good for about 300lbs tongue weight, so that's about a 3000lb trailer+load.
If you have a few mins to kill, check out http://www.canamrv.ca/towing/ These guys custom make load distributing hitches and slap them on STUPID small cars.

If the big trailers were mine then I may have leaned towards a Suburban or other full sized SUV instead of the van, but I just borrow them a few times a year. Everything I've read on the Odyssey says they've addresed the tranny issue but I was paranoid enough to get the extended warranty from Honda up to 200K (and it was a contributing factor to the ATF cooler thought).
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