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Dangerous Towbar Wiring

It might not appear dangerous at first sight but fitting Universal or Bypass tow bar wiring to your vehicle could be an expensive mistake to make. If your vehicle has a CanBus wiring system then it’s highly probable it also has towing safety features that can be activated when a Vehicle Specific Dedicated wiring loom…
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TowBox Review

We’ve just had the latest V3 TowBox delivered from TowCar. So, here’s what you need to know about the Tow Box V3. The Tow Box is essentially a box that attaches to your tow bar. Manufactured from high density and high-quality polymer the tow box is designed to be strong and durable while looking great.…
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Drop Plates

There seems to be a lot of controversy over the use of drop plates and their use. So, are drop plates legal? The answer depends on the age of your vehicle and also if your tow bar has been designed for use with a drop plate. If your vehicle was made after the 1st of…
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Which Tow Bar Wiring?

When it comes to tow bar wiring there are three options available to you: Approved vehicle specific dedicated tow bar wiringThe vehicle specific dedicated tow bar wiring is a wiring loom that’s designed specifically for your make and model of vehicle. This type of tow bar wiring has been designed, tested, and approved for use…
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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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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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