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Anyone got a custom tow bar?

My buddy just picked up a b2 for dirt cheap and now we need to come up with some way to get it into the hills to wheel, we dont know anyone with a flatbed so we were thinking a making a tow bar instead of buying the good old 125$ one has anyone does this before? if so can i get plans
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no one?
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Chain A Pipe and Shackles... Wrap the ends on the pipe with somethin so it doesnt mess up the bumpers
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Yea I built one for my truck... Mainly because it kept breaking and I needed to get it home. I have d-shackles mounted to my frame, so I made a tow bar that used those holes. Its made out of 2" angle iron, quarter inch thick with a receiver mount on the end. I personally hate towing with it. Just doesn't work all that well. Yes it gets me home, but I would never use it on the freeway. IDK about where you live, but here we have a store called Harbor Freight and they sell decent tow bars for 40 bucks. I would suggest investing in a real tow bar, its still far cheaper than a trailer.
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