Originally Posted by LoriH
Is that sticking-out-thing normal?
Yeah... it's normal, and it's a pain in the a$$. I beat on it with a hammer and chisel, but couldn't get it smooth enough that way, so I ended up using a Dremel tool with a metal shaping bit.
Oh... and when you do finally get it smooth out, and slide your rack in, the pin may not slide into the hitch far enough. At least it won't with my Thule Helium.