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December 07, 2017, 04:50:07 PM
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Re: Fitting a Westfalia Detachable Towbar & Dedicated Electric
« Reply #75 on: December 07, 2017, 04:50:07 PM »
I'm almost embarrassed to ask, but age gives me an excuse. I followed the brilliant guide, got everything fitted, fixed a few faults along the way (exhaust, heat shields, rust.) but the smallest simplest of tasks alludes me. How to secure the tow hook inside, I know there's a Velcro strap but I am not seeing where it attaches.
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December 08, 2017, 07:31:10 AM
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Re: Fitting a Westfalia Detachable Towbar & Dedicated Electric
« Reply #76 on: December 08, 2017, 07:31:10 AM »
Morning Henry
Left side of the boot under the floor, it fits into a frame tail up. The tail sits in the formed plastic edge piece, mine has an over centre clip to lock it in place. I will take a pic later if it helps

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December 08, 2017, 01:04:40 PM
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« Reply #77 on: December 08, 2017, 01:04:40 PM »
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December 08, 2017, 01:21:34 PM
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Re: Fitting a Westfalia Detachable Towbar & Dedicated Electric
« Reply #78 on: December 08, 2017, 01:21:34 PM »
Brilliant Greydog, I haven't got that overcenter clip, I'll have to try and acquire one. Thanks for taking the time to help, much appreciated.
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December 09, 2017, 07:22:03 AM
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Re: Fitting a Westfalia Detachable Towbar & Dedicated Electric
« Reply #79 on: December 09, 2017, 07:22:03 AM »
Morning Henry
Just had a look on realoem and the mounting bracket complete with over centre lock is Part 71601097191 in equipment and parts.

Some of the specialist breakers may be a starting point

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December 09, 2017, 08:45:11 AM
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Re: Fitting a Westfalia Detachable Towbar & Dedicated Electric
« Reply #80 on: December 09, 2017, 08:45:11 AM »
Thanks for that Graydog.
Now i know where to put mine instead of having it floating around in the boot.