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post #21 of 39 (permalink) Old 17th April 2017, 10:28
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Who else has said the bumper needs removing ?

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post #22 of 39 (permalink) Old 17th April 2017, 10:38
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I have a tow bar and I didn't have to remove my rear bumper as tow bar was already fitted

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post #23 of 39 (permalink) Old 17th April 2017, 11:34
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What is confusing about all this
It i simple you do not cut or remove the bumper
What is the hard part to understand

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post #24 of 39 (permalink) Old 17th April 2017, 15:15
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There are no cuts and the bumper stays on .
Does no one believe me .i have fitted it on mine so I now
I would remover if I took it off it's the big black thing at the back
Swinton, it is only Chris who was getting a little confused mate. 👍

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Sorry, I watched a youtube on a Zafira towbar fitting and assumed bumper needs to be removed.


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post #25 of 39 (permalink) Old 17th April 2017, 16:11
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Well some people say you have to remove the rear bumper to fit a tow bar....







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post #26 of 39 (permalink) Old 17th April 2017, 16:17
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Some cars you do have to take the bumper off
But not the antara .no matter what the tow bar flier says
Don't forget they will charge you extra for something you don't need

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post #27 of 39 (permalink) Old 17th April 2017, 21:59
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Well I am with Swinton on this one ,why on earth would you need to remove the bumper !.I suppose Vauxhall would like to charge us a bit more !
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post #28 of 39 (permalink) Old 18th April 2017, 15:38
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Well I would prefer to see a tow bar that bolted through the boot floor as well as the subframe mounting points. It would give extra strength and stability.

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post #29 of 39 (permalink) Old 22nd April 2017, 19:29 Thread Starter
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Fitted my towbar today, didn't need to remove the bumper, having said that it would have been easier to get to the bolts if it wasn't there.

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post #30 of 39 (permalink) Old 22nd April 2017, 21:20
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Did you take any photo's?

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