Having a second set of race wheels/tires for the S2000 is a great way to save your street tires and to get further performance from the S2000. However, since the car is a two-seater, it makes transporting this second set of wheels very tough. You can always drive on your race tires, but this will prematurely wear out the tires. One solution is to trailer your tires.
These are the components that comes with the trailer hitch. Notice that it
does NOT include a hitch ball. You'll have to find an appropriate one for your
specific trailer application.
You can start be removing the cover in the trunk. It's held in place by
various plastic pop-offs. Be patient to avoid damaging them. You'll then see the
bare metal trunk as pictured. You will need to drill 4 holes in this area to
mount the hitch to.
Jack up the rear of the car and place jack stands underneath in the proper
Remove the muffler tips. You'll need them out of the way when you drill a
hole near the muffler.
Have a buddy hold the trailer hitch in place while you mark the place where
the 4 mounting holes should be
Grab a drill with a drill bit just larger than the .
Use a de-burring bit to smooth out the holes.
By now, you should be aware that the hitch will need to be mounted to this
I used a tap to start the hole. Use a long drill bit and drill the hole.
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