We will be more than happy to assist you! I would like to tow it and have resigned myself to a car dolly. Their tech guys will tell you if is towable, requires a tranny lube pump, or if one is available. They do make a kit that unlocks the front wheel but I have no info on it. Many states have towing laws that regulate whether or not you need some type of auxiliary braking system. Most dealerships charge several hundred dollars for this kind of installation, but luckily I had a friend who was willing to help guide me through the process. I know I have to either disable the steering lock or leave the key in. Happy Traveling tsmithers There should be no problem pulling any standard shift transmission auto.
Given the fact that the differential will be spinning, unlike a rwd car trans lube should not be an issue. If we wanted to make a quick run to the grocery store, we had to pack everything up and move. I will pay more attention in the future. I wish we would have done this from the very beginning. Safety chains and cables are used to offer more stability between the tow bar and vehicle, and you will want to invest in a supplemental brake system or lights to alert those on the road when you turn and brake.
I hope that helps Carl. They can modify your car so it can be towed on all four wheels. But like everyone I have seen many being towed, to the beach, the deer lease and Rallies. In other words, simplicity plus. This is one of the most affordable and common ways to tow a vehicle behind a rig. Bought it four months before they released the information on the smog issue.
This meant Heath drove our rig through cities like Austin, Los Angeles, New York City, Cleveland, San Francisco, and many others. It's a pretty good bet that nobody involved with this accident felt very good about it afterward. Some of the pros include not renting a car and being able to come and go as you please; some of the cons include increasing your gas mileage, spending the money on a tow package, and getting over the learning curve of towing behind your rig. Does anyone else have any experience with this new tech on this car and I've seen it on others too? Any insight would be greatly appreciated. Bought it four months before they released the information on the smog issue. Conclusion: Great having an extra vehicle, but more stress than it was worth.
Some people preferred Blue Ox, some people preferred Roadmaster. Please visit them at www. I have a 2000, 5 speed and have already gotten a Blue-Ox sub frame kit. I was not making an assumption that it was a late production car. These terms are used for identification purposes only.
Thanks Fri Feb 27, 2009 2:17 am Google Sponsored ads jimsdub Joined: 08 Feb 2009 Posts: 17 I am not sure about the tranny lube problem, but I know it's not good to tow a front wheel on all fours. Are you going to more cities? Well, as a driver, you'll need to acquire the necessary knowledge and skills yourself. My apologies for the ambiguous question. For one thing motorhome manufactures have the bad habit of building the units at or exceeding the weight limit of the chassis. Also is such a hitch available on the market? Hey Jack, My Blue Ox base plate was just shipped for my Golf. It made complete sense to me when I wrote it.
The manufacturer could even say they are not towable to avoid the liability even though mechanically they can be towed. It takes just a few minutes before each drive to set everything up. Copyright © 2005 Volkswagen Talk - All rights reserved. We used a tow dolly for only one day before we abandoned it in west Texas long story , but we tried again a year later with slightly better luck. After looking through multiple online forums that compared both companies, they both seemed like fairly even products.
Please subscribe if you like my content and post comments below. Overall, the largest benefit to having the tow dolly was having access to our car. Browse our towing accessories page for everything to get to your destination safely including drop receivers, camper braking systems, wiring kits and more. I say this because I saw something on the Vag-Com when my friend and I scanned the car that said tow mode. And do this without adding transmission pumps for oil circulation? If we tow four wheels down, what kind of tow package should we get? Will the odometer still keep counting? There, you can find your year auto and look for your make.