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Old 02-21-2012, 07:28 PM   #9998
ST Eye
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Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: MD
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2008 STI Boost Wagon
2014 Honda Accord Hybrid

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Originally Posted by scoobydue View Post
After test driving, the crossbar on the hitch sits very close to the muffler. Under certain RPMS, the muffler resonates enough rub the crossbar making a horrible noise.

I tried loosening the bolts and pulling the hitch assembly towards the rear of the car. It didn't seem to move or fix the problem. I thought about grinding the holes out to allow it to slide back more but then it will hit the bumper facial.

Anyone else have this problem or suggestions?
Can you grind down a small portion of the hitch? Just small enough for it to clear it, but not big enough for it to undermine the structural integrity of the hitch.
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