Hi - Newbie in Dorset saying Hello, and lots of help wanted !

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  1. forfein

    forfein

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    Hello everyone

    I joined the site after finding this on Google

    It seems to be nice and friendly, and I hope to find lots of info to help me please !

    A total newbie, I have decided to try and tour Europe, I have purchased an old HymerMobile B544 and it is now ready to go (Almost) !

    My idea is to put a little Fiat Seicento on the back of it, and tow it, so that I have a small car to travel in after parking up.
    It sounds OK to me, no doubt there will be flaws in my thinking ! Like I said, I am a newbie!

    I want to put a tow bar on the back of my vehicle, but I have been underneath it, and it looks a little bit flimsy to say the least ! Not really a huge chassis to hang a tow bar on it !
    There is an added bug bear because the "waste water tank" is strapped to the chassis at the rear.
    So how do I get around that ?

    Like I said . . . newbie ! . . . and I will ask all sorts of funny questions . . . hope to get help !

    Thanks
    Geoff
     
  2. DBK

    DBK Funster

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    Don't tow a car would be my answer! But welcome and I am sure someone with knowledge of this MH will be able to answer. :)
     
  3. Momo

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    Hi Geoff and welcome to the Fun! (y)

    Vehicles have to be towed on platforms not A-Frames in Spain as they are classed as illegal.
     
  4. hilldweller

    hilldweller Funster Life Member

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    That is exactly what many FUNsters and even more non-FUNsters do every day.

    Excellent vehicle. Just go to a reputable tow-bar supplier and hit the road.

    But you have been warned about the legality of A-Frames.

    Plan B, a good electric bike.
     
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  5. Jim

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    I had a towbar fitted to my B544. You're right there is not a lot there. We ensured the towbar we had made was attached to as much of the chassis as possible, this made it heavy though as it goes down about a metre each side with five bolts a side. We regularly tow 1500kgs (y)
     
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  6. DBK

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    Not sure you can have a custom made tow bar these days. Could be wrong.
     

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