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Old 13 March 2007, 06:41   #1
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Hi,
I need to fit a towbar to my car.
Having trawled the site I can find a reference to Towequipe.
Are there any other mailorder companies I should look at?

So far it looks like its going to cost me about £215 just to get the parts I need!

Car is a 2005 Mondeo Estate; I want to use "Plug-in" electric kits and would like both 12N and 12S....

Any stunning deals anywhere?

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Hi,
I need to fit a towbar to my car.
Having trawled the site I can find a reference to Towequipe.
Are there any other mailorder companies I should look at?

So far it looks like its going to cost me about £215 just to get the parts I need!

Car is a 2005 Mondeo Estate; I want to use "Plug-in" electric kits and would like both 12N and 12S....

Any stunning deals anywhere?

Cheers,

Orve.

Where abouts in the UK are you, I use a chap in Walton on Thames and hefits Witter and is very very reasonable, seem to think most of the bars I have had from him for a variety of cars have been less than the price you've been quoted.
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Where abouts in the UK are you, I use a chap in Walton on Thames and hefits Witter and is very very reasonable, seem to think most of the bars I have had from him for a variety of cars have been less than the price you've been quoted.
Location, Bristol.

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have a look on www.towsure.com
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Have a look on ebay. Theres a company called tow trust. I bought one from them, very easy to fit and cheap.
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Have a look on ebay. Theres a company called tow trust. I bought one from them, very easy to fit and cheap.
I agree with Tim completely. I fitted a Towtrust bar to my 406 in about an hour and a half and its worked really.

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try these people....

they do the plug in wiring kits aswell.

http://www.towequipe.com/
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I was under the impression that towbar fitting had been tightened up recently. I actually thought it had to be fitted by a professional now but if you can get it mail order then that can't be the case.
I know you can get firms to come round to your house to do it.
I also think you have to make sure they are fitted with a CE plate.

I got a half price deal at my local Vauxhall dealer when they were doing a special offer over the winter. have you tried Ford ?
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Thanks for all your replies.

Got a verbal quote for fitting at about £240.

Managed to get all I need from towequipe for £109.50....should arrive today, lets hope the sun keeps shining and that the fitting is straightforward!

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