Torklift EcoHitch

Discussion in 'Customizing & Modifications' started by jrzapata, Jul 9, 2018.

  1. jrzapata

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    I finally got my Model 3 and got to install my EcoHitch.

    Installation was easy, given I have access to a master technician (my father in law). We watched the instructional video from torklift which gave us some good pointers.

    The hitch lol oks clean, it gives you an option to remove the hitch connection to make it as if you didn’t have one, but I will choose to just keep it on all the time so I can put my bike rack on in a hurry.

    I got out this weekend with my cycling team and got several kudos on the look of the car and the look of the hitch.

    I made a mistake on my order and received a call from them to verify the additional part was really what I wanted. Got to correct my issue on the phone. Now THAT is awesome customer service.

    Fully recommend this for your model 3 if you plan to carry your bikes on a rack.

    https://torkliftcentral.com
     
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    When you have bikes on the rack, does it interfere with the sensors or diminish their utility?

    Also, I communicated with Torklift Central and the 2" and 1-1/4" receivers for the EcoHitch are interchangeable, so you can use either size. Provides flexibility.
     
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    When the bikes are on, I can’t use summon, when I back up the car freaks out and warns me to stop, but lets me still move. I doubt self parking works either.
    I can imagine some of these don’t work just with the rack on without bikes.
    I take the rack off once I get back home
     
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    This hitch looks great but I'm worried about warranty and that installation looks WAY to crazy for me to try on my own! But kudos to you!

    My littlest isn't quite ready for any real bike adventures, so I think I'll wait for another year to see if Tesla delivers on Musk's tweet about a hitch option! I might even settle for roof racks - though I'd way rather have the bikes behind the car than on top!
     
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    I need the roof rack so I can carry my kayak!
    C’mon Elon!!
     
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