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Has any one seen whether or not there will be a hitch option for the GV80 from Genesis? Or are we going to have to look for aftermarket options? I know the GV80 isn't designed for hauling big trailers but it'd be nice to have a hitch as an option.
 

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Yea Genesis and Lincoln are killing it in SUVs. The X5 is getting more ugly by the model year and Mercedes Benz you can’t even distinguish their cars from one another.
 

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Has any one seen whether or not there will be a hitch option for the GV80 from Genesis? Or are we going to have to look for aftermarket options? I know the GV80 isn't designed for hauling big trailers but it'd be nice to have a hitch as an option.
I saw a picture of a window sticker of a GV80 that had a trailer hitch option priced at $500.
 

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Yes, my window sticker says tow wiring but you still have to buy the harness from the dealer for $150 and the hitch either from the dealer for $405 or Curt brand from eBay for about $150.
The car is rated to tow up to 6,000 lbs which is really good
 

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I was at my local dealer today - am expecting my GV80 before Christmas (!) . The Parts Dept. quoted me $344.25 for the Hitch and another $127.50 for the Wiring Harness - but this does NOT include labor for installation ...
I'm not very impressed with the Hitch Pic they showed me - I realize it's just a hitch, but I don't want to detract TOO much from the beauty of this car . Has anyone seen any 3rd party options which are price comparable and look better ?
 

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I was at my local dealer today - am expecting my GV80 before Christmas (!) . The Parts Dept. quoted me $344.25 for the Hitch and another $127.50 for the Wiring Harness - but this does NOT include labor for installation ...
I'm not very impressed with the Hitch Pic they showed me - I realize it's just a hitch, but I don't want to detract TOO much from the beauty of this car . Has anyone seen any 3rd party options which are price comparable and look better ?
Here is a pic of my installed trailer hitch with wiring. OEM wiring harness and Curt hitch on ebay for $150
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Thanks - It looks pretty nice ! Was the $150 the purchase price of the Hitch & Wiring Harness on Ebay - and what did it cost you to have it installed ? Do you know what the model is of the curt hitch ?
Man, your GV sure is sweet looking !
 

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Thanks - It looks pretty nice ! Was the $150 the purchase price of the Hitch & Wiring Harness on Ebay - and what did it cost you to have it installed ? Do you know what the model is of the curt hitch ?
Man, your GV sure is sweet looking !
Just the hitch was 150, and I bought the oem wiring harness for 150 because it was about the same price as aftermarket. I don't know the model numbers but the seller was awesome and there is only one seller for the hitch on eBay. Installation was a ripoff at the dealership 4 hours at 195 per hour
Yah, the car is coming together. I ceramic coated and tinted everything including the taillights. Went to the car stereo shop today for more bass and they were clueless with the car but said the stock system sounds really good.
 

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Just the hitch was 150, and I bought the oem wiring harness for 150 because it was about the same price as aftermarket. I don't know the model numbers but the seller was awesome and there is only one seller for the hitch on eBay. Installation was a ripoff at the dealership 4 hours at 195 per hour
Yah, the car is coming together. I ceramic coated and tinted everything including the taillights. Went to the car stereo shop today for more bass and they were clueless with the car but said the stock system sounds really good.
Thanks - All good info !
Also, is it my imagination or did you remove the "Genesis" and "GV80" badging on the tail of the car ?
Nice job all around !
 

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Thanks - All good info !
Also, is it my imagination or did you remove the "Genesis" and "GV80" badging on the tail of the car ?
Nice job all around !
Yes, I removed the cheap plastic letters/badging. Looks much cleaner. Also added tint, clear bra, window deflectors, ceramic coat for paint and leather and a performance chip.
 

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Yes, I removed the cheap plastic letters/badging. Looks much cleaner. Also added tint, clear bra, window deflectors, ceramic coat for paint and leather and a performance chip.
I hope I'm not being a pain -but did you remove the badging yourself or have a Bodyshop do it for you ? - I agree your car looks SO clean without the badging ! Thanks again !
 

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I hope I'm not being a pain -but did you remove the badging yourself or have a Bodyshop do it for you ? - I agree your car looks SO clean without the badging ! Thanks again !
SORRY - I'm just a novice on this issue ... I did 5 mnutes of research online and found some decent videos on YouTube explaining how to do it . - Thanks again
 

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I hope I'm not being a pain -but did you remove the badging yourself or have a Bodyshop do it for you ? - I agree your car looks SO clean without the badging ! Thanks again !
This car does not have clips on any of the badging. Everything is stuck on with double sided tape which I removed with dental floss.
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Pretty cool - Thanks.
I've done a bit of review of Youtube and together with your experience, I think I'm going to pull the rear badging - makes the car look even more badass !
 

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I was so impressed with the looks of your car that I have been researching Ceramic Coating vs. Diamond (Glass) Coating. Did you consider Diamond Coating and if so, what made you go to Ceramic ?
Thanks -
 

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I was so impressed with the looks of your car that I have been researching Ceramic Coating vs. Diamond (Glass) Coating. Did you consider Diamond Coating and if so, what made you go to Ceramic ?
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I never heard of diamond coating, but did briefly look into graphene coating and full car clear bra. I chose ceramic and clear bra on front bumper only because I was balancing price and quality. Also. I ceramic coated the leather interior because my interior looks almost white.
I get a lot of looks now because the car looks sharp and most people are guessing its either a tesla or a bentley. Thinking about powder coating the rims the same color as the car and changing the front hood badge to bentley or something unusual
 

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I never heard of diamond coating, but did briefly look into graphene coating and full car clear bra. I chose ceramic and clear bra on front bumper only because I was balancing price and quality. Also. I ceramic coated the leather interior because my interior looks almost white.
I get a lot of looks now because the car looks sharp and most people are guessing its either a tesla or a bentley. Thinking about powder coating the rims the same color as the car and changing the front hood badge to bentley or something unusual
I'm still researching the Cover Coat options - Thinking of having the initial polish and coat done professionally, then maintain it myself with off the shelf products (e.g. Nextgen, Mother's CMX). My first discussion generated an estimate of approx $1,500 for 3 hrs of polishing and a 2 layer (Ceramic Pro) Coat. Sound reasonable ?
Was your Clear Bra included in your ceramic coat price - and if not, how much should I expect to pay for that ?
Thanks , JJL
 
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