X-Bar category

X-Bar to suit Ford Ranger Ute (8/2015 on)


With a tow capacity of 3500kg and a ball weight of 350kg the X-Bar is designed specifically for vehicle recovery with 3 rated rear recovery points (sides 4,000kg each, centre 8,000kg). The X-Bar is designed to complement the vehicle look and feel, and includes twin protected trailer plugs with a quick release cover.

Towing often requires electrical signals between car and trailer/caravan. This involves wiring (tail) and an ECU (below). Select the ECU and tail that best suits your trailer/caravan.


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Item number: 03294XW

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The Ford Ranger Ute (8/2015 on)

A rugged, go-anywhere towbar engineered for off-road. The X-Bar provides 3 rated recovery points to get you out of any situation. While practical design elements such as quick release cover and protected trailer plug mounting points keep you going when the going gets tough. This X-Bar recovery towbar (Part Number:03294XW) is designed to fit perfectly with your Ford Ranger Ute (8/2015 on) and tested to meet Australian ADR standards. With Hayman Reese Towbars you can be assured that you’re getting the maximum towing capabilities and safety on your travels.

A Rated Recovery Towbar

The Ford Ranger Ute (8/2015 on) X-Bar has a towing capacity of 3500kg with a ball weight of 350kg. The X-Bar comes with a rated 8 tonne centre recovery point and two rated 4 tonne side recovery points. Whenever you are recovering a vehicle that's stuck always make sure you use a rated recovery point as using other methods may cause damage or injury. The X-Bar also has a number of features benefitial to offroad travelling including quick release cover protecting plug points, designed to suit your vehicle, Twin protected trailer socket mount points, SmartPin™ hitch pin, premium eCoat & powder-coat finish and rated D-shackles.

Superior Construction

The X-Bar is designed to maximise towing ability and allow you to safely recover your or a mates vehicle. The 03294XW X-Bar Recovery Towbar includes increased thickness sidearm and custom forged 700-grade steel recovery points and towball mount. The X-Bar has been designed using advanced FEA (Finite Element Analysis) technology and tested to Australian Standards AS/4177 and ADR 62/02 in a dedicated NATA accredited Laboratory at Hayman Reese’s Melbourne Production Facility for both towing strength and recovery ability.

Born from a need for; improved departure angles, maximum tow ratings and rear recovery points, the X-Bar is equipped to handle any off-road situation.

Towbar Rating 3500kg
Ball Weight 350kg
Bumper Cut Yes
Product Dimensions 125 x 50 x 30cm
SmartCODE Compatible Yes
Installation Required Yes
Finish Powder coated
Warranty limited lifetime warranty
Notes Hayman Reese X-BAR to suit UTE body variants of Ford Ranger where rear step is retained. SmartCODE compatible towbar - Vehicle coding must be done using SmartCODE handset. For vehicles coded within the FORD dealer network using the FORD IDS Tool.
Tail Length 1200mm
Colour Black
Hitch Type 50mm square hitch receiver
Exposed/Concealed Fitment Exposed
LUG 21366