A big part of enjoying the great outdoors and the freedom that a Transporter can bring is not having to worry about things while you are hiking or floating the river in your canoe. Losing your keys and other small valuables can detract greatly to your peace of mind. One great way to bring an ease to yourself is the HitchSafe.
The HitchSafe mounts into your Transporters 2″ hitch receiver with two bolt retaining bars inside the HitchSafe. The trailer hitch receiver itself is a solid steel vault that combined with the HitchSafe provides the most secure location on your vehicle to store spare keys, credit cards, cash and driver’s license!!
To access your keys you simply release the rubber dust cover, and enter in your personal 4 number dial combination, which then releases the drawer and allows access to your keys or cards. Once it’s mounted in your hitch you can set the 4 digit combination to whatever you like.
The Hitch Safe works great for things like canoeing and kayaking especially. These are some of the easiest ways to lose your keys and be stuck until the locksmith arrives. Now you can have a little more peace of mind.
Some of the earlier generation GoWesty bumpers made of steel had holes that don’t quite align with the holes for the hitch that are in the HitchSafe. An easy way to get around this is to put them in a drill press and make new holes. The holes in the Rocky Mountain Westy bumpers are correct and fit it as is. We haven’t tried it with the new GoWesty steel bumpers but the HitchSafe will fit most any standard 2″ receiver however.
Those little metal boxes with a magnet on the bottom ruled the roost for a long time. Perhaps they are better off suited to holding breath mints in your pocket instead of bouncing off the side of the road with your spare key tucked inside. The old magnetic boxes have met their match, and for around $45.00 USD the HitchSafe is an affordable step up.