Tow Bar Wanted

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Tow Bar Wanted

Post by Rich » Fri Oct 22, 2010 9:53 am

Hi Folks.

I am after a towbar for my BX Hatch and would really like a genuine Citroen one. Does any have one that they are willing to swap for folding stuff.

I have got an aftermarket jobbie (that is not fitted at the moment) but I think it's for an earlier BX with slimmer bumpers as the towball flange does not give enough clearance between the bumper, ball and the trailer hitch.

I am in Northamptonshire but I am visiting Somerset next weekend.

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Post by docchevron » Sat Oct 23, 2010 1:35 am

hmm, I *might* have one kicking about. Cant honestly remember if it's gone, but I'll check tomorrow, I'm a tad north of Somerset though..
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Post by KevR » Sat Oct 23, 2010 1:40 pm

I've had the same problem in the past – you can get aluminium spacer blocks and longer bolts from trailer/towbar specialists. Easier and cheaper than changing the whole towbar!
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Post by Rich » Sat Oct 23, 2010 3:57 pm

docchevron wrote:hmm, I *might* have one kicking about. Cant honestly remember if it's gone, but I'll check tomorrow, I'm a tad north of Somerset though..
That would be great.

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Post by Rich » Sat Oct 23, 2010 3:59 pm

KevR wrote:I've had the same problem in the past – you can get aluminium spacer blocks and longer bolts from trailer/towbar specialists. Easier and cheaper than changing the whole towbar!
That is my last resort.... I just really would like a Citroen one 'cause I'm sad like that! :oops:
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Post by docchevron » Sat Oct 23, 2010 10:27 pm

Really sorry mate, I guess it must have gone to China.
There is a tow bar on Smiffy's scrapper BX, but I don't know what he plans to do with it, and I'm not even sure it's genuine actually..

I'll ask him if you like though.
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Post by Rich » Sat Oct 23, 2010 10:43 pm

docchevron wrote:Really sorry mate, I guess it must have gone to China.
There is a tow bar on Smiffy's scrapper BX, but I don't know what he plans to do with it, and I'm not even sure it's genuine actually..

I'll ask him if you like though.
Thanks for looking... much appreciated :)

Any help would be great as I really would like a genuine one.

There was one on ebay a few weeks ago that was on a car that was being dismantled... did anyone know who was selling it or if it has been sold????
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Post by Kitch » Sat Oct 23, 2010 11:23 pm

Think I\'ve got one in the shed....is the genuine one the massive one that bolts up either side of the spare wheel?

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Post by richardd1652 » Sat Oct 23, 2010 11:38 pm

There was a dark grey/blue coloured TGD being advertised as breaking and he had a towbar.Ive emailed him for you as i had saved him in my sellers list although all ads have now expired asking about towbar for you.Richard.
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Post by Rich » Sun Oct 24, 2010 12:35 am

Excellent.

Again...Thanks for all your help :D

Matt Smith took some pics of his towbar for me so this is what one looks like:

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Post by Stinkwheel » Sun Oct 24, 2010 9:29 am

Yes, mine looks rusty :)
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Post by docchevron » Sun Oct 24, 2010 5:49 pm

That looks like Smiffy's, I'm sure it's the same.
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Post by Kitch » Sun Oct 24, 2010 8:14 pm

Yeah thats the one, got one sitting here if you need mate

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Post by Rich » Sun Oct 24, 2010 8:44 pm

PM sent Kitch.

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Post by Rich » Mon Nov 01, 2010 2:12 pm

Huge thanks to Kitch... I'm now sorted with a Citroen Towbar for the BX :D

Thanks to all those who helped.

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