Tow Bar Query

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Tow Bar Query

Post by Clem » 29 Dec 2017 08:40

Guys, the thing in the pic is part of a towbar setup I had fitted by Graham. Bolts through the factory holes in the chassis rails. Very strong and good for offroad caravans and the like.. But too low for my offroad trailer. Can one buy the thing in the picture in different lengths and rise heights?
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Re: Tow Bar Query

Post by SJC » 29 Dec 2017 08:55

Or maybe something like this? its adjustable.. (from patrol bakkie)
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Re: Tow Bar Query

Post by Clem » 29 Dec 2017 09:09

That will work. But where to find it or have it made up in a legally compliant form? DIY towbar jobs are a huge risk.

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Re: Tow Bar Query

Post by SJC » 29 Dec 2017 09:57

AFAIK, ONCA originally made the bumpers for the patrol bakkie's. http://onca4x4.co.za/
There should also be other towbar manufacturers that got a similiar product.

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Re: Tow Bar Query

Post by fralanti » 08 Jan 2018 20:34

Clem wrote:
29 Dec 2017 08:40
Guys, the thing in the pic is part of a towbar setup I had fitted by Graham. Bolts through the factory holes in the chassis rails. Very strong and good for offroad caravans and the like.. But too low for my offroad trailer. Can one buy the thing in the picture in different lengths and rise heights?
I had a complete new towbar made up by Autobar in Pretoria. They do a wide range of towbars and may be able to assist you?
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688 Seccull Ave, Mayville, Pretoria, 0084
012 335 7821
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Re: Tow Bar Query

Post by Clem » 09 Jan 2018 11:48

Many thanks guys!

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Re: Tow Bar Query

Post by iandvl » 09 Jan 2018 11:52

Clem - I have a 4.5 towbar, which apparently also fits the 4.8 (bolts from the bottom through the chassis).

You're welcome to it, if you want.

I'll post pictures when I get home.

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