Trailer hitch installation in Huntington Beach, CAAuto Trailer Hitches, Welding, and Installation Services

Whether you need trailer hitches, welding, or installation, Automotive Excellence can help!

Providing a “full range of automotive services” is what we do at our facility. We offer services such as general auto repair, performance upgrades, car trailer hitch installation, custom fabrication, and welding. We are your one-stop shop for your car or truck care and maintenance.

We install, repair, and replace car trailer hitches on recreational and commercial trailers. It may be as simple as bolting the parts onto your bumper or as complicated as welding your car or truck’s frame to install a trailer hitch. Due to our professional expertise in this field, we are able to offer all major brands.

No matter what model you have, we will tell you if we can install a towing kit!

Providing Our Clients With The Services They Need

Automobile Excellence Inc. also specializes in custom fabrication and welding. We also perform minor welding on various items, such as bike racks and furniture. Our policy is to say to our clients that no job is too small, whether for a beach chair or a wheelchair. We are your source for the best auto trailer hitches and unsurpassed installation services when it comes to getting the job done.

Feel free to contact us at 714-841-1285 if you have any questions!

Trailer Hitch Installation

Our company is an authorized dealer for the following brands:

  • Curt Manufacturing
  • Draw-Tite

  • Hidden Hitch

  • Reese

Whether you need a trailer hitch installation near me – in Huntington Beach for your light-duty towing needs or something a little heavier, we’ve got you covered!

Our professional welding technicians have over 50 years of experience and can help you choose the right auto hitch installation for your vehicle and towing requirements. We’ll handle the auto hitch installation so you can focus on the road, not the hitch. We place the highest priority on your safety at Automotive Excellence Inc. Additionally, we manufacture wheelchair racks for clients as part of our fabrication and welding capabilities.

Feel free to ask questions if you need help!

Different classes of trailer hitches

  • Class I Hitches Class I trailer hitches are generally designed to handle the lightest loads. The maximum tongue weight of a Class 1 trailer hitch is 200 lbs. A Class 1 trailer hitch can handle a gross trailer weight (GTW) of up to 2,000 lbs. Several types of hitches are available, including drawbar-type hitches and step bumper-type hitches. Smaller cars, pickups, and smaller vans often use this hitch for bicycle racks, camping racks, and light-duty towing.

  • Class II HitchesThese are designed to handle loads of up to 3,500 pounds. It weighs 300 pounds and has a GTW of 2000 pounds weight of the tongue. A Class II hitch is used for boat trailers, snowmobile trailers, motorcycle trailers, and campers. This trailer hitch is suitable for larger vehicles, such as large cars, full-size vans, pickup trucks, and SUVs. There are a variety of trailer hitches available, some of which are designed specifically for your vehicle, and others are universal class II trailer hitches.

  • Class III HitchesThere are various types of Class III trailer hitches, each of which can handle up to 5,000 pounds. The GTW and the weight of 500 pounds towing weight. Many towing applications require this hitch with a rectangular receiver of two inches. We design our class III hitches for your vehicle most of the time. There are, however, some class III trailer hitches that are universally compatible.

  • Class IV Hitches The Class IV hitch is designed to handle loads up to 10,000 pounds. A GTW of 1,000 to 1,200 pounds and a weight of 1,000 to 1,200 pounds of tongue weight. An example of this type of hitch is a weight-distribution hitch. You will find a wide range of class IV hitches designed for your vehicle in our inventory.

  • Class V HitchesThe Class V hitch is designed for extra loads exceeding 10,000 pounds. It weighs more than 1,200 pounds and has a GTW of more than 10,000 pounds Tongue weight. A weight-distribution hitch is usually used with this type of hitch. These hitches may have a receiver with a diameter of up to 2-1/2 inches and a pinhole with a diameter of 3/4 inches. Most clients order this type of hitch for towing a car trailer, horse trailer, camper, or large boat.

If you need any of the trailer or towing hitch services we offer, we can assist you!

Our Accomplishments

We invite you to browse through some of the past projects we have worked on. The following examples illustrate the fabrication and welding projects we have completed for our clients.

  • A GTO header was designed by our company, and a 1970 Maverick header that was re-configured by us. 
  • Repairing an original muffler for a 1915 Benz was one of our favorite fabrication projects. We were the only one who could help this client after he called everyone else. Like all of our clients, this antique car owner was extremely pleased with our service. 
  • A client needed a mobile workbench. We constructed it for him.
  • Fine Line Suspension built a toolbox for Jason, who works on dirt bike suspensions on-site at race tracks. He needed to have a self-contained workstation.

Fabrication – Custom Header Fabrication

Completely hidden custom hitch on a late model Saab

Fabrication and Welding – We even made a wheel chair rack for a client!

Let us help you with trailer hitches

The professionals at our classic car repair shop understand that you have a large selection of mechanics to choose from when it comes to trailer hitches, bike rack hitches, and cargo carrier hitches. We strive to provide high-quality care and make every customer’s experience exceptional.

If you need assistance, feel free to give us a call at 714-841-1285!

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Family Owned and Operated Since 1987

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Automotive Excellence - 714-841-1285

Shop Hours:
Monday thru Friday:
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday – Sunday:
Closed

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Automotive Excellence 7522 Slater Ave Suite 100, Huntington Beach CA 92647

Automotive Excellence
17532 Metzler Lane
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
714-841-1285

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