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Hidden Trailer Hitch Receiver: F55/6/7 JCW


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Hidden Trailer Hitch Receiver: F55/6/7 JCW

SKU:  MDM1010
WEIGHT:  21.00 lbs
brand: MINI do More
Our price: $299.95
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Please note, our product image may show the Hidden Hitch AND optional accessories (which are NOT included in the base price). Please see drop down menu to add a Drawbar (the removable part that has the actual tow ball to pull a trailer) or a Wiring Kit (only needed if a trailer is pulled).

Most of our customers purchase our hitch to attach a bike rack and do not require a Drawbar or Wiring kit.

The MniDoMore Hidden Hitch is custom engineered to fit specific MINI models and is one of the only hitches on the market that is hidden behind the bumper yet accessible for easy use when needed. The actual hitch is accessed through a small square hole in the rear black lower plastic fascia (Cooper S models as noted below) that will need to be cut during installation.  Cooper models (NON S) will require a small square hole to be cut into the bumper about 5" above the bottom of the bumper. We supply a square plug to cover the hole when the hitch is not in use.

The JCW and F57 Convertible BASE and S is a heavy duty Steel assembly that mounts behind the plastic part of the MINI bumper and uses factory hardware and mounting location for a seamless and integrated look that is safe and secure and offers MINI owners the flexibility to haul, tow, attach or carry stuff they otherwise would never be able to. The hitch mounts between the large bumper support beam and the chassis.

Based on our research this will NOT fit the Base Cooper models that have the spare tire installed. Basically all base Coopers come with the spare tire so unless it is removed this hitch will NOT fit.

Accessing the hitch to insert the hitch lock pin requires reaching behind/under the plastic trim of the bumper. The first few times it will be a bit challenging to work 'blind' but it will get easier.

Once installed, the hitch can be used to attach just about any off-the-shelf trailer, bike rack or luggage trays that have a 1-1/4" size connection. The vast majority of MINI drivers will use our hitch in conjunction with an aftermarket bike rack attachment (like Thule, Yakima, etc.). A 1-1/4" hitch connection is required and the post needs to be long enough to clear the bumper.

Please note that there are 3 versions of the rear F56/7 bumper. The standard bumper is shown in our main product image. The models with the JCW buimper have 2 versions available; the standard and the JCW Pro.



In both cases the hitch will come out in the same relative location to the exhaust tips which would be right in that black area on the JCW Pro and right below the part line on the standard JCW bumper where the trim panel meets the bumper part. Both will require cutting into the bumper or trim in that area IF this hitch is installed on a JCW F55/6/7 series MINI.

Hitch Detail:
-1 1/4" Class I Receiver SAE J684 Certification – No other Cooper S receiver hitch on the market have this Certification!
-Mounts concealed behind rear bumper
- Powder coated black to resist rust
- 200 lb maximum tongue weight 1400lb tow capacity on all models (Countryman + Paceman have a 2000 lb max)
-Packaged complete with installation instructions
-Installs with ordinary hand tools using existing hardware

Wiring Kit Detail:
- Standard 4 plug connector
- Active tail converter that functions without applying additional loads to the Mini’s wiring or computer
-Takes power from a direct feed from the rear cigarette lighter.
-Takes 3 brake and stop signals (left turn, right turn, stop) and converts to two light signal on trailer lights (left turn and stop, right turn and stop)
-Includes all required wiring, connectors, and detailed installation instructions

Drawbar Detail:

-1 1/4” Class I drawbar with 2” drop
-Includes 1 7/8” ball
-Tow chain plate with chain holes is included
-1/2" pin and clip included


Model 1010 fits these MINI models:
Gen3 MINI:

F55 MINI Cooper Four Door: 2015 onward JCW
F55-S MINI Cooper S Four Door: 2015 onward JCW
F56 MINI Cooper Hatchback: 2014 onward JCW
F56-S MINI Cooper S Hatchback: 2014 onward JCW
F57 MINI Cooper Convertible: 2016 onward JCW
F57-S MINI Cooper S Convertible: 2016 onward JCW

Installation instructions:
link for install of hitch
link for install of wiring


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Customers' comments

The owner is nice, prices are in line with others or better. My complaints are twofold. First not a blasted thing comes with any installation instructions. The Eventuri intake had excellent ones you could download, the rest had nothing. I guess you are supposed to know how to install before you buy.
Second, I have left a lot of reviews on products (most of them very favorable) and yet they don't show up under the product listing. I rely heavily on customer reviews as I have found they are generally the best gauge of the product. It has aggravated me beyond speaking that I spend the time writing a detailed review, only to never have it post. When I go to the item, it will say "no reviews for this product" and then underneath it "you have written a review for this product". Seriously?
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