The Towbars thread...

Fwaygo

New member
Tow bar for a Megane II sedane would be awesome - firewood season is coming and the old Fuego might not be right to lug the trailer hopefully full of red gum around this year.
 

bazzamac

Member
Tow bar for a Megane II sedane would be awesome - firewood season is coming and the old Fuego might not be right to lug the trailer hopefully full of red gum around this year.

You will be surprised how much a Fuego can tow. I towed a trailer from Newcastle that had 3 motors and 3 gearboxes plus assorted metal bits and pieces with most off loaded at Moss Vale. No trouble at all.
 

505604

Member
Need a towbars for a 307 & 308 hatchbacks. Anyone have one or can recommend where I can buy one?
If you don't find one at a wrecker - try Peugeot specialist wreckers, e.g. David Cavanagh on this forum - my guess is that you'll have to go to a dealer for a genuine one. Do you have a house which you can mortgage? :tongue:
 

don

New member
High tensile Bolt kit for existing tow bar required

bought a wreck and bar was off with no bolts spacers etc

For 2003 JA Renault Scenic
 

Beano

Member
1000+ Posts
Speaking of tensile strength, I just found out the hard way that 505 bumper (and obviously towbar) mounting studs are low tensile.

There are 3 large studs coming out of the rear end. I guess Peugeot engineers didn't expect towbars to be fitted to a luxury car.

The two outer ones appear to come out of the chassis rails (I could not tell definitely....it was an SLI and had a GTI-style skirt at the bottom of the beacver tail). Anyway, I snapped one of them whilst doing it up nice and tight on the towbar. Bloody hell ! I was using a socket wrench less than a foot long, and I'm not that strong !
The mountings in the boot had high tensile bolts and we did them up really tight, no problemo.
Luckily the towbar is only getting used for light duty stuff. The inside-boot mounting arm on that side should take the strain OK..
 

dmccurtayne

Member
1000+ Posts
Can you tell me who has offered you 200 for your 306 would like to know.


Garage C5 X7 3008 XTE
Gone but not forgotten 206 GTI 180 306 XR SED 405 MI16 x2 xzara VTS 406 SV 206 XT Berlingo 2011 (best car ever) 306 HDI 307 XSE HDI touring
Fix it right the first time
 

boony

New member
These were through Gumtree. One was for $200 and two were at $250. Nasim, Ali and ANZ Auto. They don't give much detail. Why the interest?
I see you had a 306XR too.
 

R8G

New member
I have a tow bar for sale off a R12.
Will take $100. Located Northern Beaches, Sydney or can bring to RCCA meeting.

Regards,
Jason

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leithant

New member
Pick-a-Part in Campbellfield had a facelift C5 wagon with a nice factory hitch style towbar with the electronics box in the boot. It would be a great pickup at that price.
 

Ally

New member
Ladies and Gentlemen

I now have a 505 in need of a towbar. I've done some scrolling on this thread, but there's a limit!

I'm in Gundaroo NSW. (I used to be 'stringybark', but after a couple of years of inactivity, the site made it too difficult to return with that name.)

There must be a 505 towbar available somewhere.

Many thanks
Al
 

George 1/8th

Member
1000+ Posts
Hi Froggers, I have an original Citroen C5 towbar for sale. It comes with the original bolts as well. It's heavy duty, and in great condition. It has the square tube socket end , the Hayman-Reese style. It will fit any series 1 C5, and the series 2 update SX model. It could even possibly fit the later ones, I'm not sure . The socket and wiring have remained on the donor car.

I'm selling it for $100.00. Just the bar, without the hitch. It's in Chelsea, Victoria.

George . Send me a PM.
 

Rory

New member
Hi all I have a towbar for a Renault 12. Was powder coated to go on a ew years ago but I never got round to fitting it.
Free pickup or a 6 pack of beer if you're feeling generous
Call me on 0468602386 if interested
 

boony

New member
For sale - Towbar for Peugeot 306 including tongue and ball. Hayman Reese Part No. 1374. In Sydney. $200.
 

Fwaygo

New member
You will be surprised how much a Fuego can tow. I towed a trailer from Newcastle that had 3 motors and 3 gearboxes plus assorted metal bits and pieces with most off loaded at Moss Vale. No trouble at all.

Yep, it lugs the firewood around really well considering. You get some interesting looks when you are loading the wood on the trailer from all the others out collecting wood with their Hiluxes, Landcruisers etc.
 

paul1289

New member
I have a Renault Scenic RX4 (2002) factory tow bar available if anyone wants it. It will suit what people call the Phase I Scenic (2001-2003). You name the price. I'm up on the NSW central coast near Gosford (an hour north of Sydney) Here is the link to the vehicle (gumtree).
 

Haakon

Member
1000+ Posts
For those with modern frogs looking for a eurostyle towbar I got this for the Guilietta from eBay Germany and sent via a freight forwarder. About $360aud landed.

The brand is AutoHak and is made in Poland. Excellent quality.
 

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