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Trailer Hitch?

I am looking into using my GTO as a tow vehicle for my motorcycle to and from track days. I've read on the GM site that the GTO trailering capacity is 1,000 lbs. I found a hitch from Curt Manufacturing specifically for the GTO that appears to tie into the rear frame studs/floorpan area. Has anyone done any towing with their GTO and how has it held up? My bike only weighs ~400lbs and add another 300 or so for a small trailer and I'd be within the specs.

And I'm not looking for "don't do it" posts...I've seen S2000's haul 12,000 lb boats with no ill effects. I just wanna know if anyone has done it and how tough is the rear for short distance (less than 30 mile) hauling.
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I think it would look cool towing a Mustang.
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Do a search of past threads some have towed with the GTO and Im sure tons tow with their Monaros
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Go to U-Haul - I got mine there in 5 days for 40.00 (I think it was 40). I have a post about it somewhere. Easy install too. PM me if you have questions.
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How about the wiring for the trailer lights? I'm guessing we don't have an easy to access plug anywhere for trailer lighting and would have to splice in the wires?
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I'm not sure about that one... didn't need lights.
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