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If you want to tow a trailer to the local tip or a caravan around Australia we have the products to assist you make the trip safely and easily. Bunbury muffler & tow bar centre have tow bars weight distribution systems sway controllers and all the other accessories you need to be set up for safe towing. For information and tips on towing
A tow bar must have a capacity that exceeds the loaded weight of the trailer you are intending to tow. Therefore you must check the rating of the towbar and the vehicles rated towing capacity which is included in the towing section of the cars handbook.
Standard tow bar
There are two types of towbar available. For light duty towing generally up to 1250 Kg ‘standard' towbars with a bolt on tongue are used.
Heavy duty towbar
For heavy duty towing a hitch receiver is used which has a square hole designed for a removable ball mount or a weight distribution hitch.
Weight distribution hitch
Available in 550lb and 750lb hitch weights the weight distribution hitch transfers the load from the towball to all the road wheels giving you a safer and more comfortable ride.
Towbar Step Light Protector
Also available for most light commercial and 4wd vehicles is a light protector and step combination towbar which gives added protection to a vehicles tail lights and rear bumper.
Electric Brake Controller
All trailers with an aggregate trailer mass (including the load) over 750 kg must be fitted with brakes to comply with national road regulations. Any trailer with electric brakes needs a brake controller to activate the operation of the brakes.
With an electronic brake controller fitted you can set the timing and level of power output to the trailer brakes when activated by pressing the brake pedal in the vehicle.
4wd and caravan
Having the correct set up for towing can make all the difference to your trip talk to the experts at Bunbury muffler & towbar for the right advice first time.