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Old 09-07-10, 11:44 AM
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Default Disco 3 tow bar locking mechanism


When I bought my Disco 3 the key for the tow bar mechanism was missing. I have now bought a new mechanism but I apparently have to break off the old lock. Does anybody know if there is a preferred method or just good old common sense? Thanks

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Old 09-07-10, 12:13 PM
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LR did mine for me, so I can't help, sorry. But I would imagine common sense would be preferable to the "just moer it" approach.
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Take back the money and put a proper towbar on i.e. Frontrunner etc

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Can you not see the number stamped on the lock?

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Thanks guys sorted out. Actually a very simple process - remove the cotter pin, slide the mechanism off the shaft and replace with the new one.

Car6850 take your comment but am rather disappointed/irritated with Frontrunner at the moment. Waiting close on a month now for a step ladder and sump guard.

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Basil,im also in the same boat.Can you please tell me where and what was the cost for the new mechanism.Im still debating whether to rather put the front runner towbar.
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Kgabo bought the new lock direct from Land Rover. Cost was R287 if memory serves me correctly.

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