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Re: Towbar for MGB

To: Harris Goldstein <>, mgs@Autox.Team.Net
Subject: Re: Towbar for MGB
From: Chad Cooper <>
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 1998 15:42:09 -0600
The strongest point is where the bumper bolts in. Drawback is that the
bumber has to be removed, but it's not that bad.
'72 B Daily Driver, towed from Seattle to Dallas, with this towbar
arrangement, with driveline connected.

Harris Goldstein wrote:

> A colleague described a towbar he had built (and used) for a B.  It
> involved a bar with holes at each end that apparently attached to the
> wishbone pivot.  The front nut was removed, the bar added, and the nut
> replaced.
> This seems like a relatively easy solution to flat towing a B
> (notwithstanding the issue, and controversy, of disconnecting the
> driveshaft).  It wouldn't be too difficult to fabricate or to install.
> In fact, it sounds too easy.  In particular, is the connection to the
> towed B robust enough for pulling and, more importantly, stopping?
> Would this be suitable for longer (over 100 miles) distances?
> Any experience with a towbar arrangement such as this?  Any other
> suggestions?
> Thanks in advance.

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