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post #1 of 21 (permalink) Old 12-05-04, 10:08 PM Thread Starter
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Tow bar that you dont have to cut a hole

Is there any one out there that has a tow bar on a gt-gtp or typhoon where there is no hole cut in the rear bar.

Any help would be great.

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Re: Tow bar that you dont have to cut a hole

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Is there any one out there that has a tow bar on a gt-gtp or typhoon where there is no hole cut in the rear bar.

Any help would be great.

Regards

ME

I have a client that has a HSV and he was able to find a tow bar that does not require the rear bar to be cut. The oly catch I believe is that it has a lower towing capacity as it has to come downa and back up to the equivalent height.

I will be seeing my client next week, but if you are in a hurry I could phone him if you like.


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Re: Tow bar that you dont have to cut a hole

I had the same dilemma/issue on my Pursuit. As GTP151 pointed out the only issue with one that comes up and under the rear bar is the incredibly diminished towing capacity. I had a Hayman Reese hitch receiver towbar fitted at Rallyspeed in Atrarmon NSW and they did an incredible job where the gap around the hitch that comes through the bumper is only 5 mm. Once they put the dressing around the plastic where it was cut it is a perfect fit. I have been towing a fair bit with mine from bikes to boats and have had no issue with the bar moving around at all and hitting the side of the hole.

If you have a need to tow loads there is no real choice but to cut the bar. The thing is finding someone who gives the same two hoots that you do about how it looks when it is finished.

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Re: Tow bar that you dont have to cut a hole

it is only for towing my motor bike max 500kg

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Re: Tow bar that you dont have to cut a hole

If you have a ute, then why don't you buy the motorbike kit for your tray? I have used my borthers ute for the same thing a number of times.
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If you have a ute, then why don't you buy the motorbike kit for your tray? I have used my borthers ute for the same thing a number of times.


Sold the ute got a new typhoon!

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Re: Tow bar that you dont have to cut a hole

Buy a shitbox Ute to carry it.

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Re: Tow bar that you dont have to cut a hole

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I had the same dilemma/issue on my Pursuit. As GTP151 pointed out the only issue with one that comes up and under the rear bar is the incredibly diminished towing capacity. I had a Hayman Reese hitch receiver towbar fitted at Rallyspeed in Atrarmon NSW and they did an incredible job where the gap around the hitch that comes through the bumper is only 5 mm. Once they put the dressing around the plastic where it was cut it is a perfect fit. I have been towing a fair bit with mine from bikes to boats and have had no issue with the bar moving around at all and hitting the side of the hole.

If you have a need to tow loads there is no real choice but to cut the bar. The thing is finding someone who gives the same two hoots that you do about how it looks when it is finished.
ive got a standard HR AU ute towbar frame thing sitting in the garage, took it off when i fitted the pursuit rear bar. im assuming they modify this so it will go down and under the rear bar?

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Sell the Shitbox and buy a ute!

Ya big HAD driver u!
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Re: Tow bar that you dont have to cut a hole

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Sell the Shitbox and buy a ute!

Ya big HAD driver u!
It wont work minge....he's been out with the ricers in dandenong being siick, utes arent wanted there...

I vaguely remember him saying he was going shopping for the latest backwards caps that are in at the moment

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