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Old 22-04-2007, 09:23 PM   #1
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American spec tow ball

Anyone know where I can buy an American spec towball?
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Old 22-04-2007, 09:34 PM   #2
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Anyone know where I can buy an American spec towball?
I've got TD trying to get you one for monday.

Dave, are you sure it's 2" and not 2-5/16 ?

I have a 2-5/16 at drivers
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Old 22-04-2007, 09:45 PM   #3
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You're very likely right but I've seen them advertised on Ebay US as 2", 1 and7/8" and 54mm. Very confusing.

Is the one you've got with Gill or hidden in a secret place?
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Old 22-04-2007, 09:52 PM   #4
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It's with Gareth. used to have it there for moving my boat when it was on the Yank trailer, over to the crane.

Are you aware that the yank system attaches differently? there's a ball, with a 3/4" dia threaded pin sticking out the bottom, which needs bolting through a bracket (vertical hole, rather than the two horizontal holes on a european hitch) I have a bracket that I made for my Shogun, which is probably gonna be the easiest way to make you an adaptor (it will need re-drilling to suit a std euro tow bar)
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mine is deffo a 2-5/16" I'm going to drivers in the morning.

Tony did have one ( a 2") but his mate borrowed it, and sold his truck with it fitted! lol
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Oi Nobstick! I got one (2") at Oldbury from my F150.. swing by and pick it up..
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Anyone know where I can buy an American spec towball?
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Old 22-04-2007, 10:05 PM   #8
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Oi Nobstick! I got one (2") at Oldbury from my F150.. swing by and pick it up
Ta. See yer Monday.

JF looks like I'm sorted.
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Very confusing.
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must be your age
Git. Just hope that you're winning racing medals when you're as old as me.

This medal is my proudest possession. I can't remember what I won it for.
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Git. Just hope that you're winning racing medals when you're as old as me.

This medal is my proudest possession. I can't remember what I won it for.
i bet you wear that with pride on sundays along with all ya war hero medals! ........I'm not even gonna mention the bucket and spade episode!!
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Ere ya go Mr Grinch, if your trailer turns out to be a 2-5/16" hitch, this is the kiddie for you.

I thought it was at Drivers, but I was wrong, I had it here, so will take it down today with me, and leave it with Gill.

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Who sucked the chrome off it?
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Nice metalworking skills.......................
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Not the best idea but i have moved them with a standard ball just rattle a little. Just add a chain. dont blame me iff it comes off tho
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