Originally Posted by Faygo Focus
In anticipation of ordering and installing either a Hidden Hitch or Draw Tite, I sent a note to technical support asking about the heat shield.
Here is the response:
The hitch needs to contact the frame without anything in between. If there is material between the frame and the hitch, bolts may loosen up.
Thank you for contacting the Technical Group
Cequent Performance Products
Thanks for the update Faygo. I do have one issue with my hitch anyway and have requested a new one. (Something inside the tongue that causes my bike rack to not slide in smoothly). I'll take that into consideration.