Systems and methods for manufacturing a drop bar

  • US 7,222,510 B2
  • Filed: 02/21/2006
  • Issued: 05/29/2007
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/27/2002
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for manufacturing a drop bar used in towing, the method comprising:

  • extruding aluminum through a die to form a profile in a shape of a drop bar;

    cutting the drop bar profile to provide one or more drop bars that are configured to be used for towing;

    configuring an end of a first drop bar with outside dimensions which permit insertion of the end of the first drop bar into a hitch adapter, the first drop bar being one of the one or more drop bars; and

    providing a coupling mechanism to maintain the first drop bar coupled to the hitch adapter.

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