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914World.com _ FS/WTB: 914 Parts _ FS: 914 Flat Tow Bracket

Posted by: rdauenhauer Sep 9 2016, 02:02 PM

http://www.914world.com/bbs2/index.php?s=&showtopic=294007&view=findpost&p=2396118 aktion035.gif

$129. + ship

Posted by: rdauenhauer Oct 25 2017, 09:03 AM

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Posted by: Philip W. Oct 26 2017, 06:47 AM

I am interested in getting one of these, but what type of tow bar do you use for the rest of it? I had a Blue Ox tow bar we used for towing our truck behind a RV- would it be some thing like that?

Posted by: rdauenhauer Oct 26 2017, 09:24 AM

I believe so. Also available from Draw Tite, Reese & others.

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Posted by: rdauenhauer Nov 12 2017, 03:15 PM

Still available~!

Posted by: rdauenhauer Nov 27 2017, 11:11 PM

Time to bump this.
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Posted by: rdauenhauer Dec 4 2017, 12:25 PM

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Posted by: Lucky9146 Dec 4 2017, 02:02 PM

You show a picture of the bar but a picture of it actually mounted on a 914 might really help! Interested.
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Posted by: rdauenhauer Jan 23 2018, 01:22 AM

Ya its been on my list ... will work on that directly.

Posted by: rdauenhauer Mar 13 2018, 11:48 AM

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Posted by: 914werke Apr 4 2018, 09:01 AM

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Posted by: pilothyer Apr 4 2018, 08:53 PM

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How, Exactly, does it attach to the car ?????

Posted by: GregAmy Apr 5 2018, 06:57 AM

I'm shocked it's still available. I assumed Featured Items sold fast!

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Posted by: rdauenhauer Apr 5 2018, 08:33 AM

Like this


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Posted by: rdauenhauer Apr 5 2018, 08:38 AM

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I'm shocked it's still available. I assumed Featured Items sold fast!

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rolleyes.gif They typically do. This is into my 2nd run of these.
I never expected this to be a huge sell'er. The rub is as the cars become more valuable
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Posted by: rdauenhauer Apr 19 2018, 11:38 AM

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Posted by: Boomingbeetle Apr 19 2018, 04:22 PM

PM Sent

Posted by: rdauenhauer Apr 23 2018, 07:07 PM

WCR is fast approaching smile.gif
If you are planing on towing ....here's a option!



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Posted by: jkb944t Apr 24 2018, 06:13 AM

How well does it tow using this method? Do you leave the car in neutral and leave the steering wheel unlocked so it finds its center?

Jeff B

Posted by: rdauenhauer Apr 24 2018, 10:03 AM

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How well does it tow using this method? Do you leave the car in neutral and leave the steering wheel unlocked so it finds its center? Jeff B

You got it. I logged a LOT of miles with various 914's flat towing.
Pulling with everything from a Ranger to an RV. Current tow rig is a 05 F150 smile.gif
No Problems.

Posted by: rdauenhauer May 1 2018, 12:24 PM

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Posted by: strawman May 2 2018, 04:09 PM

What are the three bolts on each side for? And how much shipped to 93401?

Posted by: rdauenhauer May 2 2018, 11:02 PM

Those are the included mounting hardware.
Due to the added dimension of the bracket the bolts need to be longer + the front mount.
There are mounts welded to the bracket so the bolts & spacer don't get lost when not in use.
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Posted by: rdauenhauer May 9 2018, 09:09 AM

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Posted by: rdauenhauer May 22 2018, 11:12 AM

counting down to WCR?

Posted by: rdauenhauer Jun 10 2018, 03:17 PM

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Posted by: rdauenhauer Jun 18 2018, 10:40 PM

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Posted by: rdauenhauer Jun 23 2018, 01:31 PM

Ready to ship!

Posted by: loux951 Jun 25 2018, 09:01 AM

Will it clear a standard front valance? If you can send/post a pic of one on a car with the standard valance you will have yourself a quick sale!

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Posted by: 914werke Jun 25 2018, 09:26 AM

If you are asking if you can tow with the OE valance in place, Sorry you can not.
Because the orig. standard valance curves back under the car it actually covers the the suspension pickup points where he bracket mounts.

I had been playing with a way to more easily remove & reinstall any valance.
You have to unscrew 6 fasteners (4 in the Frunk 2 in the wheel wheels) the screws in the front trunk are easy and Dzus fasteners work perfectly there , but the two 8mm bolts that retain the far ends of the valance are tougher as there is very little room there for a quick release mechanism. I currently have a pair of cleco's in those spots which work but dont have the positive locking or small /low profile Im after.

Posted by: loux951 Jun 25 2018, 01:00 PM

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If you are asking if you can tow with the OE valance in place, Sorry it will not.
Because the orig. standard valance curves back under the car it actually covers the the suspension pickup points where he bracket mounts.

I had been playing with a way to more easily remove & reinstall any valance.
You have to unscrew 6 fasteners (4 in the Frunk 2 in the wheel wheels) the screws in the front trunk are easy and Dzus fasteners work perfectly there , but the two 6mm screws that retain the far ends of the valance are tougher as there is very little room there for a quick release mechanism. I currently have a pair of cleco's in those spots which work but dont have the positive locking or small /low profile Im after.


Darn it...that thing is awesome. Time to start looking for an aftermarket front valance!

Posted by: 914Toy Jun 25 2018, 01:26 PM

PM sent.

Posted by: a9146luvr Jun 26 2018, 11:08 PM

did this ever sell?

Posted by: 914werke Jun 26 2018, 11:13 PM

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did this ever sell?
Did what sell, a tow bracket? Many!!
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Posted by: 914werke Jul 3 2018, 10:11 PM

Happy Independence day everyone!

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Posted by: 914werke Aug 21 2018, 01:00 AM

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Posted by: 914werke Sep 13 2018, 04:13 PM

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