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Re: The Towing thread

no I got ql that comes on the overland. Will tow again probably this thursday. Will try the undies trick lol
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Re: The Towing thread

We have used plastic grocery shopping bag, successfully on the tow ball as another option.
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Re: The Towing thread

mild improvement using old undies on the tow ball today
less banging and crashing but still present

averaged 11.3l/100km whilst towing ~1900kg
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Re: The Towing thread

[QUOTE=fireball;1014829]mild improvement using old undies on the tow ball today
less banging and crashing but still present

That's a great idea using undies. After all they are designed to limit the amount of ball banging. You will probably find that they will keep the tow ball warm also.
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Re: The Towing thread

Old undies works a treat towing the horse float....thanks for the advice


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Re: The Towing thread

Am I think only one around here not hanging on to my old jocks?

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Re: The Towing thread

Yes.
Everyone else is using plastic bags.
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Re: The Towing thread

I posted this in the 2nd battery thread, but perhaps here would be ok too:
I'm trying to find a takeoff point for a switched 12v source to go to the battery compartment, for use on a relay. What have others done?
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Re: The Towing thread

How about the back of the accessory power point (Cig lighter) ?
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Re: The Towing thread

I installed a mopar towbar last weekend, it was about 6 hour job for one person. The tow bar has a anti rattle bolt and lock nut to reduce the tong movement, instructions how make the adjustments are on page 11 of the installation manual.
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Re: The Towing thread

Yeah it's not that successful in practice mate. Because it's central, and at the front of the receiver adaptor, sideways movement at the ball end seems to loosen it fairly quickly. Guys who have tried to torque it up hard have reported it stripping out. It is definitely better off tightened prior to putting the trailer on.

If yours is working fine, power to you. :thumbup:

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Re: The Towing thread

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How about the back of the accessory power point (Cig lighter) ?

I think that would work, but from reading the trim removal instructions, it seems like a lot of work. I was hoping for something a bit easier.
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