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Post by ElNumbre Fri 5 Aug 2016 - 21:01

I noticed today on the front bumper trim, there appears to be a cut out panel on the left hand grill and not one on the right (as you look at the car from the front).  I assume this is to attach a towing eye?
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Post by pittstop Sat 6 Aug 2016 - 13:54

Yes. Definitely for the towing eye.

There is also one somewhere at the rear although I don't think I'll be towing anyone else up in a hurry.

I read somewhere that you can buy, as a Renault approved accessory, a "Twin Exhaust" kit. Why do I mention this? Because if you fit it you can no longer use the rear towing eye & the extra pipe is only a dummy. I wonder how many of those they sold? Has anyone got one?
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Post by ElNumbre Sat 6 Aug 2016 - 22:16

I wonder what you could tow with the Wind.  Probably only a Twingo or smaller. Smile

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Post by Araf Sat 6 Aug 2016 - 22:54

Anything, as the other car will have their own braking system.

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Post by pittstop Tue 9 Aug 2016 - 18:57

Towing? More worried about my clutch than their brakes.

That said the Wind does have the smallest discs on the rear that I have ever seen on a car but the MoT brake tester indicates they do work well.
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Post by knebby Mon 5 Sep 2016 - 12:40

I seem to remember that the manual says that the Wind is unsuitable for towing, not even a trailer.
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