Towbars

Top-Quality Bullbars and Nudgebars from EFC

Whereas towbars have a specific purpose and are used to connect trailers, caravans, bicycle racks and the like to cars, SUVs, and bakkies, bullbars are not necessarily fitted with a single-minded purpose in mind. Bullbars are often regarded as a cosmetic addition to a bakkie or SUV, shoring up the vehicle’s butch appearance and being designed to be stylish and immediately noticeable. Some types are, therefore, not made to be strong but just attractive. They offer little by way of protection except, perhaps, shielding the vehicle from the odd errant tree branch.
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Rhino Linings Protect Your Bakkie’s Load Bin

It’s really quite illogical that so many new bakkies are sold with no load-bin protection at all. When you drive it off the showroom floor, the entire loading area is all gleaming, fresh paint that is just waiting to look tacky within a week. It makes no sense whatsoever to destroy your paintwork the first time you load something on the back, just because the manufacturer didn’t bother to have any protection fitted. What is more, once the paint is chipped through to the bare metal, it is going to start rusting. That is what Rhino Linings bin protection is for. It permanently protects the loading area against nicks, scratches, and abrasive damage.
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Some Towbar Dos and Don’ts

Having a towbar fitted to your vehicle opens up a world of possibilities. You can hitch a trailer to it to expand your luggage space for when you go on holiday. You can hook up a caravan as well, to take an actual home away from home and enjoy more comfort at the campsite than is possible if you were to stay in a tent. It is even a great mounting point for a bicycle rack for avid cyclists. In fact, there are so many advantages to having one on your vehicle that people forget that there are also a few common-sense rules to adhere to if you want to be safe on the road when towing something.
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Towbar Safety

Towing is big in South Africa and for that, you need a towbar. That sounds simple enough but there is a lot more to it than just having one fitted to your vehicle, hitching a caravan or trailer, and driving off on that family holiday. In fact, towing is a highly responsible job that requires a major change in your driving style and constant vigilance to execute safely. And we have not even started talking about the equipment you need. All towing equipment is not created equal and if you fit something substandard, you could suffer a mechanical failure or – worse – an accident.
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The Basic Function of A Towbar

Towbars are used to give a car the ability to hook and tow something like a trailer or caravan, as well as for attaching other devices, such as a bicycle rack. They are usually found under the long list of optional extras when buying a new vehicle. So, whether you are buying a new or used car, or you already own a car that does not have one installed, Electronic Fitment Centre can be of service. Our prices are competitive and you can be off towing all manner of things in no time at all.
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