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    Posted: 06 Jan 05 at 1:22pm

Hi Can anyone recommend someone to supply and fit a towbar to my VW Camper van - the quotes i'm getting are pretty nasty..

....I'm in Essex - and can't tow my dinghy!

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Trident Trailers in Kent are pretty good. Around 180 for a towbar on a car.

http://www.tridenttrailers.com/

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Blanche Cleary Trailors are in E27 near Leyton (and Excel if you are going to the Boat Show). They are very good, cheap and have hundreds of towbars in stock. Their number is 02074762638.
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I fitted my own which I bought from Towsure (I'm sure they're on the web), it cost me about 50 and is excellent.
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>I fitted my own

I wondered why you had a hole in your boat! (joking)
The towsure website is very good (useful for trailer launching wheels etc)

www.towsure.com

 

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Thanks everyone

 - I'll check these out....

 

 

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Rick Simac in Waltham Abbey does a mobile service. Did a good job on an old Viva!

I have also used Towsure to supply.

New EU rules now apply to tow bar design, this may be making them more expensive these days.

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Talking of towing, what is the smallest car that anyone has towed with?
I have just got a 200 and wondering if my mums 1 litre corsa will manage to stand the pace
I'd be interested in anyones ideas.
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on my walk home from the sailing club i once saw a reliant robin with a tow bar i coulnt believe it when i saw it towing a rib a while later
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There is a place near where i live in Essex, that restores and does stuff to VW campers, if you want the details PM me.

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