tow bar recommendations

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Dear All,

Want to fit a tow bar to my '66 split bus, just to pull a small box trailer. However I want the type that attaches to the bumper mounts on the chassis rails rather than the type that attaches to the bumper blade itself. Have restored the bumper so not too keen on drilling holes in it!!

I'm sure I've seen such tow bars on splits before but where to get one from :?: :?: :?: :?:

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Autocraft tow bar. Really good.

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Autocraft. I've got them on 2 busses. Excellent product

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Many thanks I'll check them out...

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Does the Autocraft tow bar allow the bumper to sit in it's standard position? Want one for my '66 but after looking at a few buses at Skegvegas this weekend most with towbar had the bumper mounted further away from the body than standard and in some cases lower.
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Mine is standard postion

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Another vote for autocraft

Fits with standard bumper and vintage speed exhaust....just

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66 SO42 wrote:Another vote for autocraft

Fits with standard bumper and vintage speed exhaust....just

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Cheers guys, looks like I need to switch my VS for the side exit version.
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If you want a tow bar yes!
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Very pleased!
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