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New Year 2021

It’s cold and snowy as I write this, winter has certainly arrived. The Covid pandemic is getting worse, no surprise there, and it’s only a few days until January the 1st 2021. The previous year has certainly been hard for many people, lockdowns, furlough,Covid and travel restrictions will be the main meory for many people.…
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Volkswagen Transporter T6 Towbars

Whatever style of VW T6 you have, we have the best tow bar and wiring for it. So here’s the information you need to fit a tow bar to a VW T6. There are three types of tow bar that can be fitted to the T6: Fixed Flange – This is the type of bar…
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Budget Range Now Available

The Italians are coming… We’re well known for our high end towbars and as you know, high quality equals high price but we may have an option for those looking for a towbar who are either on a more restrictive budget, or are looking for a budget towbar. Umbra Rimorchi are an Italian towbar manufacturer…
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Choosing the Right Towbar

Before Buying A Towbar Check Out Our Tow Bar Guide Choosing the right towbar for your vehicle is often a simple decision made by deciding on the cheapest option available, in many cases this is not the best decision, keep reading to find out what the right tow bar for you is. The tow bar…
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Beginners Guide Towing a Caravan.

Before we get started, this guide if only for people towing with an ALKO stabiliser equipped caravan.  Which is most (but not all) modern caravans. (Check with your caravan dealer if unsure.) Firstly, before you connect your caravan to the tow ball, make sure the tow ball is clean from rust, oil, grease, paint and…
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Mobility Car Towbars

The Motability Scheme enables people to get mobile by exchanging their mobility allowance to lease a new car. Over the past few weeks we have had several calls from people asking about having a towbar fitted to their Mobility car. Before having a tow bar fitted to a Mobility vehicle there are a few important…
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Vehicle Specific or Universal Towing Electrics…

UPDATE: If your vehicle has towing safety features and you fit a UNIVERSAL electrics kit then you could have issues should you need to make an insurance claim. The Universal electrics will bypass the vehicle’s towing safety features, something that should be active while towing. When buying towing equipment your primary buying preferences should be…
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How close to my holiday can I leave it before buying a tow bar?

If you need a tow bar fitting before your holiday, please don’t leave it to the last minute. There’s currently a massive stock shortage in the tow bar industry.  Several manufacturers are still not open for business and this is causing suppliers to run very low on some stock. Luckily we have some great contacts…
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Cheap Towbars

Every day we receive calls from customers requesting a quote for cheap towbar fitting. …and every so often we get people telling us how they can get the same towbar and electrics fitted at a cheaper price.  When I say cheaper we are talking about seriously cheap, like so cheap that even we can’t buy…
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Is it OK to Fit a Second Hand Towbar?

Fitting a second hand towbar might seem like a cheap way of getting your vehicle hitched to your trailer or caravan, the reality is that it might be more costly than you think… Firstly, the towbar would need to have been removed from an identical vehicle, same make, model, year and chasis. Even vehicles manufactured…
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