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How to Fit a Towbar to your Car Safely

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Posted by Nikolai Kalenski on 22 January 2013

Fitting a towbar to your car offers a convenient and useful method of increasing the capacity of your car. It can afford you the opportunity to fit things like tow bar mounted bike racks and it can also provide you with a means of towing anything from a small and convenient utility trailer to something considerably larger like a touring caravan. As such, it is important that your tow bar is fitted properly and safely to ensure that it remains safely in place.

A poorly fitted tow bar may come loose and if this occurs when you are towing something then not only can this lead to damage of the trailer and its contents but it could cause a serious accident on the road. The safety element of your tow bar and the trailer that you are towing is one of the most important reasons why you must ensure that it is fitted properly.

One factor to consider is the make and model of tow bar. Not all bars will fit your make and model of car so be certain that you are buying one appropriate to the car you drive. You may also find different types of fitting that are best suited to towing particular types of item. If you are looking to tow a large caravan, for example, then you may require different fitting than if you were towing a small utility trailer.

With a professional tow bar specialist you can get a tow bar fitted and be absolutely certain that it has been fitted correctly and safely. You can receive a guarantee not only for the parts used but also for the work that was required to fit the towbar itself. This means that not only can you drive away with a high quality and professional fitted tow bar but with the peace of mind that guaranteed work offers.

There are many reasons to consider having a tow bar fitted and there are good reasons to use a professional fitting service to complete the work for you too. By having the work done professionally you can enjoy peace of mind and confidence that the job will be done properly and effectively.