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Installing towbar on VE 2008

Buttercup67

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Can I get a towbar fitted to my VE 2008 sedan that has been factory fitted with LPG. One towbar specialist I asked says it cant be done.
 

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Yes it can be done
 

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Can I get a towbar fitted to my VE 2008 sedan that has been factory fitted with LPG. One towbar specialist I asked says it cant be done.
That "Specialist " is dead wrong.

I have exactly the same car,bought the bar waiting for suitable time to bolt it..
 

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Can I get a towbar fitted to my VE 2008 sedan that has been factory fitted with LPG. One towbar specialist I asked says it cant be done.

What load of BS,
Probably does want to do the job,
Name him, And shame him.
Possibly has TOO MUCH money.
 

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That "Specialist " is dead wrong.

I have exactly the same car,bought the bar waiting for suitable time to bolt it..
Same here, I've got factory LPG in my Omega MY9.5, although it doesn't have a towbar fitted yet, I have got a 2Tonne towbar just waiting to be installed.

You may need to change your rear bumper bar & find one with a towbar cut out, otherwise, you may need to use a Stanley knife or something similar a make a DIY towbar hole in the rear bar.

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I've also seen many factory LPG VE's with towbar's driving around
 

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Can I get a towbar fitted to my VE 2008 sedan that has been factory fitted with LPG. One towbar specialist I asked says it cant be done.
The specialist that you called was probably referring to a Hayman Reese towbar (or some other aftermarket type towbar), these use different mounting points & the LPG tank mounting points interfere (to some degree) with the Hayman Reese towbar mounting points - But you can use any factory type towbar to get around this

I had one specialist tell me the same thing a little while back
 
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