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Dave-M
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 01, 2017 5:12 pm    Post subject: Towbar Reply with quote

Was a tow bar ever an option with a new Olympic P2 ?

The square plates bolt to boot floor and the two other arms are bolted to outside of rear valence.








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PostPosted: Sat Dec 02, 2017 8:04 am    Post subject: Towbar Reply with quote

A few Olympics have been fitted with towbars, mainly for towing small boats, camping trailers and motorbikes. Some were fitted new by RMP and shown on the invoice,
but I have never seen them shown as a factory option.
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I know this is a PI but a PII could be similar, but I have not seen one.
Note the T piece tube bonded in this was the 5 RMP factory fitting not an owners DIY.
The wood part I do not know if this was the factory or the owners fitting?





I think the towbar was originly fitted to tow this Buckler 90?
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 02, 2017 8:19 am    Post subject: tow bar Reply with quote

Thanks for the info Tony.


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 02, 2017 9:35 am    Post subject: Tow bar Reply with quote

My old Olympic had a towbar fitted (OBN 392D) it did look like a factory option, I used to tow a small trailer with it. It was however a phase 1 as is the one pictured above. Not sure about the phase 2, I personally haven't seen one fitted but I have only worked on about a dozen phase 2's.
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John Plant
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 04, 2017 4:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Tony I was going to reply but you have done it all for me, when I took the wood out I would say that it was added by an owner and not factory fitted
John
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