Anyone know what that thing is?

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  1. ThatOddMan

    ThatOddMan Junior Member

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    Found some photo. To install a tow hitch on my 2014 Prius Plugin, I need to remove it.

    Is that thing important? 20201128_131224.jpeg

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    It's hard to tell because it's so far away, but it looks like the tie down hook.
     
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    I was gona say . . .
    snatch hook spot
     
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    Isn't that the tow-truck connector, in case you need to be winched out of a ditch?
     
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    I pulled the undercovers on my 14 PiP to measure for a curt hitch. I didn't see whatever that is - circled in the pic - on my PiP. And unless that pic is a mirror image of the actual view, my muffle was on the other side of the car.

    Is that your 14' PiP ? or just a pic you downloaded?
     
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    Looks like a tow hook.


    iPhone ?
     
  7. ThatOddMan

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    It's probably mirrored.

    The gas tank plastic cover on that picture should be on the driver's side.

    That circled area is on the driver side.
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    No needed, the hitch you install can now be used instead of that hook, just dont get rid of it in case u need remove the hitch.
     
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