If your business requires you to have a tow bar fitted on your pick up truck or van, let us know. We will arrange for one to be fitted to the vehicle prior to delivery.
Adding a tow bar to your business van lease...
Also called a tow hitch, a tow bar is a device that is used for towing another vehicle or trailer. Tow bars are attached to the chassis of a vehicle and are commonly used in towing aircraft and caravans.
Tow bars often consist of a tow-ball which allows articulation and swivelling of the trailer being towed. If you need a tow bar on your new commercial vehicle lease we can simply add this for you. Whether you need a tow-ball, or alternatively a tow pin and jaw with a trailer loop, we'll ensure this is fitted to your pickup lease or business van.
Tow bars must all be a type approved to European Union directive if in the EU, so consider where you are towing your commercial vehicle. We commonly see tow bars added to large vans, 4x4 vehicles, and pick ups.
Types of tow bar for your vehicle lease
The standard ISO tow-ball measures 50mm in diameter and has been adopted by the majority of the world. ISO tow-balls fall into two main categories - the flange fitting and the swan-neck fitting. The swan neck, true to its name, has an elongated neck fitting into the tow-bracket. This kind of tow-ball is generally removable, as it is inconvenient to have a tow-ball protruding from a vehicle when not being used. Because of this, retractable tow-balls are now an option made by some manufacturers.
When all that is needed are road lights, single electrics AKA ‘12N’, are suitable. Single electrics are the perfect choice for using with a cycle carrier lighting board or a trailer.
Double Electrics and Relay
Double electrics are what are needed to provide a permanent live connection into something like a caravan. When aided by a relay, it is possible to use the battery charge facility and fridge in a caravan. The single electrics, plus another socket, are incorporated in the double electrics and relay. Double electrics also allow a reversing light to be wired in if it is needed.
If you have questions about a tow-bar on your commercial vehicle lease we have the answers! It is easy to add a tow-bar to your lease; we'll take care of it and deliver your new business vehicle ready to go!
CVC are here to help every step of the way.
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