Today we are launching our new range of Megatyre premade removable towbar tongues which are great for replacing lost and stolen tongues and the perfect solution for the dilemma faced by kiwi motorists due to the non standardisation of towball sizes.
Many motorists need to tow trailers with a mix of 1 7/8th and 50 mm balls and constantly changing towballs can be quite a chore, it can be extremely difficult to remove towballs with hand tools, obviously they have to be bolted up extremely tight for safety considerations, and the threads on the towballs tend to get very ratty when they have been removed and replaced on multiple occasions.
Our standard black replacement tongue costs $75.00 and allows the motorist to have both towball sizes mounted on a towbar tongue ready for action. This is perfect for vehicle owners with English/European caravans who need a high rise 50 mm towball kit with a locking plate but still need a tongue with a 1 7/8ths towball for their other trailers. Our replacement tongues are in the standard 75 mm tongue width meaning the standard high rise towball locking plate will fit without the need for motorists with a non standard width tongue to buy an expensive custom made locking plate. All of our replacement tongues are rated to 3500 kgs.
Previously Megatyre custom made replacement towbar tongues but custom makes are expensive and the 1 to 3 week lead time is never convenient for our customers; now we have an instant in stock solution for 99% of our customers needs. We fit these tongues for no additional charge at our Browns Bay shop or can post them anywhere in New Zealand for an additional $8.00.
n.b. Our removable tongue range is designed for New Zealand, Australian and USA towbars with 50 mm square hollow section receivers.