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Recovery Tow Points - PAIR
- Volkswagen Amarok
This is for the PAIR of Tow Points
If you require the Kit without the Tow Points, Shackles & Bridles CLICK HERE
When you hit the tracks you need to have reliable recovery points that are built & tested tough!
There is alot of talk out there about using the Factory recovery points on your vehicle.....DON'T!!!
These are factory tie town points used when the vehicles are shipped from the manufacturer & are not designed for Recovery situations.
Tow Points have been designed as matched pairs, supplied in LH/RH for vehicle specific fitment. Your purchase will include high tensile bolts, and any additional, vehicle specific mounting hardware required to ensure secure fitment to vehicles. Correct fitment of these components is critical for yours & others personal safety.
Each pair of Tow Points is supplied with vehicle specific fitment instructions. These instructions should be followed during fitment to ensure all steps are taken for correct installation, so when required, the points will be at their optimum Working Load Limit (WLL) as stamped. Tow point fitting instructions can be found here.
- Made from 18mm SS41 carbon steel plate
- Direct bolt onto your chassis using high tensile bolts - no cutting or welding required
- Powder coated yellow for high visibility
- Matched pair - specific to each side
- Allow for use of 4.75T bow shackles and a bridle strap
- Rated to a Working Weight Limit (WWL) of 5000 Kg per tow point
- 2 x Tow Points
- All hardware for fitment
- 2 x Bow Shackles
- 1 x Equaliser Strap
If a bullbar is fitted modifications might be required to the bar bracket, and/or additional hardware might be required such as longer bolts etc
Fitment Notes - These are used as a guide if your bullbar is not listed then we cant guarantee if the points will suit your vehicle & bullbar.
These points are for professional fitment only approx installation time 3-4hrs. Some models may require drilling of the chassis to fit & Amaroks with fitted with a bumper may need the bumper cut to fit.
- ARB - No ARB mounting cradle inteferes with tow point mounting.
- ECB - No
- Ironman - Yes
- Opposite Lock - Bar includes rated tow points from OL
- Bumper - Can be fitted, but not designed for. Requires cutting of bumper & protrudes through.
It is the Tow Points themselves as supplied that have been tested to the WLL advised. It is at the vehicle owners discretion for fitment, ensuring that the chassis is adequately designed, constructed and/or rated to suit this application.
It is recommended that Tow Points are fitted by a qualified mechanic with specialist 4WD knowledge, who has an understanding of your vehicle including weights carried, the style of Bull Bar, general usage etc. as in some circumstances these Tow Points may not be suitable for your vehicle.
These Tow Points have been designed and tested for straight line pull. The Tow Points have not been tested for lifting purposes & should not be used for lifting, the forces applied differ between lifting and straight line pull type recoveries. Roadsafe Tow Points are FEA Tested during design and Destruction tested during development to establish Working Load Limits.
ALWAYS USE TOW POINTS AS A MATCHED PAIR WITH AN EQUALISING BRIDLE. Failure to use tow points correctly can result in tow point fatigue and/or bending, and will void your warranty. Never use a single point combined with a side load/pull.
If a recovery is to be performed, it is imperative both Tow Points are utilized, with the use of a bridle strap. This will share the load through the front of your vehicle, giving increased strength and safety margins, the use of a bridle strap will also keep all components tethered in the case of a failure, reducing the risk of serious injury or death.
Always INSPECT the Tow Points and shackles before each use. Do not use if there are visible signs of damage or wear (including cracking or elongation). Do not exceed the Working Load Limit (WLL) of the shackle or Tow Points. Always STAY A SAFE DISTANCE away from the recovery area – at least 1.5 times the length of the recovery strap. Incorrect use of recovery equipment can result in serious injury or death.
Always ensure that adequate PREPARATION for the recovery, to minimise the strain on either vehicle, has been undertaken i.e. Digging, Rock placement etc. If you do not understand how to use this equipment safely or are uncomfortable with your abilities in the use of recovery equipment, please complete a course that specialises in four wheel driving & 4WD vehicle recovery.