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Old 17 February 2007, 13:16   #1
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need tow bar

does any one no were i can get cheap t bar fitted im in poole . cheers
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Old 17 February 2007, 13:23   #2
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What car is it for?
Cheapest thing to do is fit your own.
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Old 17 February 2007, 18:27   #3
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I fitted one from towequipe. Really not that hard to do. If you don't mind taking the bumper off your car and tapping into the rear light clusters with those funny scotchblock connectors, it's quite straightforward. Good bit cheaper than having a dealer fit it.

http://www.towequipe.co.uk/
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Old 17 February 2007, 18:42   #4
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check with your car insurance.
If not fitted by a dealer "Expert" it may not be covered.
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I fitted one from towequipe. Really not that hard to do. If you don't mind taking the bumper off your car and tapping into the rear light clusters with those funny scotchblock connectors, it's quite straightforward. Good bit cheaper than having a dealer fit it.

http://www.towequipe.co.uk/

Scotchblocks!
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I fitted one from towequipe. Really not that hard to do. If you don't mind taking the bumper off your car and tapping into the rear light clusters with those funny scotchblock connectors, it's quite straightforward. Good bit cheaper than having a dealer fit it.

http://www.towequipe.co.uk/
that will depend if your car has the the bulb self checker built in (most new cars do even vauxhalls)
then it is not quite that simple. however get the right kit and it is still a DIY afternoon job.
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does any one no were i can get cheap t bar fitted im in poole . cheers
If you don't feel up to fitting it your self (but as al40 says its a relatively simple job) the I'd suggest talking to Indespension on Stanley Green Road (next to Pheonix motors).

Not sure if they fit towbars themselves but if they don't I feel sure that they'd know who could.

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You can buy a plug in wiring kit for most modern cars now. Around £40 but only takes seconds to sort. I do fit towbars as a bit of a sideline, (no scotchlocks involved, just crimps and solder etc) let me know the make, model and year and I will give you a price if you are interested.
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There's a good mobile bloke works in your area. I'll see if I can find his number.

I'd put money on the fact that 99% of towbar electrics are installed using scotchlok connectors.
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