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Old 02 September 2016, 14:07   #1
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Discovery 4 tow bar

I'm thinking of getting a Discovery 4, what are the thoughts around tow bars...fixed or detachable?
I've not got a boat at the moment, but regularly tow a twin axle caravan.
Dealer is recommending fixed, but I fancy a change and I'm leaning towards detachable.
Any thoughts or experiences...
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Nope stick to a fixed one you don't have to get a LR one I've got a Witter . The detachable one have had a recall on them for coming loose and wearing .
Most of us on here have gone from detachable to fixed for that reason
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There was a forum member who posted recently about his LR towbar detaching on its own accord
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Not disco but I've had detachable bars for probably 8 years or so on 5 cars, never any issues. However I found I was leaving them on more and more so would get fixed, helps with ones parking too close to you.

If you do get detachable I always bought westfalia from pfjones online, best prices and next day delivery.
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http://www.disco4.com/forum/topic121...light=Tow+bars
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If you do get detachable I always bought westfalia from pfjones online, best prices and next day delivery.
Can second Westfalia kit. Got a detachable version on my A4 Allroad, and love the fact I'm not whacking my shins or ruining another pair of Craghopper trousers with grease!
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or ruining another pair of Craghopper trousers with grease!
surely if you can go to the effort of removing a tow ball, you can go to the effort of fitting a cover?
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Can second Westfalia kit. Got a detachable version on my A4 Allroad, and love the fact I'm not whacking my shins or ruining another pair of Craghopper trousers with grease!

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