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Where would I get a Jeep Tandem Hitch (A Frame)

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Could anybody please let me know where I would get hold of a MB Jeep Tandem Hitch or A frame as I may need to tow my Jeep with another military vehicle fitted with a standard pintle hitch.

 

Thanks in advance

 

Andy

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There used to be a guy called Shaun from Waltham Cross who made excellent copies, try phoning his father John on 01753 889522.

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I'm sure the legalities of using an "A" - frame have been covered before. The quote below is part of the DfT Information Sheet, the whole document is here:-

 

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/408927/a-frames-and-dollies.pdf

 

"A"- Frames When an "A" frame is attached to a vehicle (e.g. a motor car) and towed by a motor vehicle (e.g. motorhome) we believe the "A" frame and car become a single unit and as such are classified in legislation as a trailer. As a consequence the car and "A"-frame are required to meet the technical requirements for trailers when used on the road in Great Britain. These requirements are contained within the Road Vehicles (Construction and Use) Regulations 1986 (SI 1986/1078) as amended (C&U) and the Road Vehicles Lighting Regulations 1989 (SI 1989/1796) as amended (RVLR). Trailers having a combined axle mass not exceeding 750kg are not required to have brakes fitted. However, if the trailer (regardless of mass) is fitted with a braking system, then all brakes in that system must operate correctly. The regulations do not include design constraints on how this should be achieved but, for example, it could be met by direct linking of the trailer brakes to the brake system of the towing vehicle or by automatic inertia (overrun) operation via the towing hitch. Inertia systems can only be used for trailers with a maximum combined axle mass of 3500kg.

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