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just wondering if someone has built a bumper mounted towbar for a cruiserand documented the materials used and pics of the assembly?
 

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I just got mine from JC whitney. I think it was close to $100-150 range. It has just one bolt through the middle of the bumper mount, nothing special.
 

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I used a smitty built tow bar and 3/16" channel bumper. Welded the mounts and through bolted one side (the other side bolted would stick into the frame horn meaning notching the frame which I do not want to do).


..only problem w/ cruisers is the non lock steering and make sure the t-case is in neutral (and tranny). Don't go too far....
 

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thanks for the info. why not tow a long way? cruisers are not automatics.....everything that gets oil driving gets oil towing. i am just trying work out the logistics of picking up that cruiser in fresno and don't want to rent a trailer or dolley when i could buy or build a towbar which i need anyway.
 

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Do yourself a favor and rent a tow dolly, Been there done that. Another little tidbit-Cruisers don't flat tow well without an engine!!! <IMG SRC="smilies/skull.gif" border="0">
 

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Before I went to a SO I used to flat tow my cruiser everywhere. Multiple 400+ mile trips (each way) I never disconnected anything. Just made sure that the tranny and tcase were both in neutral. Denver to Vegas was not a problem at all.
I always thought they towed really well...
 

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I got my tow bar from a trailer supply...under a $100
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homemade...front end rti

[ 10-27-2001: Message edited by: FJSRULE ]
 
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