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Towbars, Hitches and Braking Systems for your Toads, etc. Questions, concerns, or suggestions regarding what equipment to use to tow your Toad with are discussed here.

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Old 10-18-2012
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Originally Posted by George Roberts View Post
Interesting. I think the official instructions tell you not to chain/cable to the mount on the toad for this reason. I do use the mount now, but may reassess that.

Thanks for the info.
George, with unibody cars there is little choice for the safety chains. I think the instructions say to ck the mounting bolts regularly.
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Old 10-18-2012
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I'll do that tomorrow.
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Old 10-19-2012
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On some of the newer cars, the whole front end has to come off to install the hitch. If you wanted to check the install and the bolts, it is a major job.
I have seen one that tore the whole front end plastic and what would be called a frame out of a newer Lexus toad. The owner said that it came loose just going down the road. The only difference here was that were able to drive the car, but it sure looked like a total.
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Old 10-21-2012
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I guess this is a good reason to check that the break-away switch works each time we hook up the toad.
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