RE: [DML] Towing the DMC
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RE: [DML] Towing the DMC

Somebody here knows more specifics than I, but in general I'd say no way.
If you think about the cars you see getting flat towed you will see either
small SUVs (read - manual transmission) or its almost always a Saturn.  This
was a big deal with Saturn when it came out.  It has a design feature in its
transmission which allowed it to be an automatic that could be flat towed.
It was such a selling feature that Saturn built its own tow bar assembly and
included it as a dealer installed option right in the main brouchure for the

Now maybe you can also flat tow a CVT automatic like the Toyota, but in
general you can't flat tow an AT.


-----Original Message-----
From: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
Videobob Moseley
Sent: Wednesday, October 19, 2005 6:08 PM
To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [DML] Towing the DMC

Does anyone have any experience towing a DeLorean?
Mine is an automatic, I would love to be able to simply tow it with a pull 
you know where it rides on it's own wheels with an attacthed bar directly 
the tow vehicle. I see a lot of RV's pulling cars this way.
I figure I could just put it in nuetral right?

I need to pull it with my car, a Dodge Magnum, which claims to only pull 
about 3800 pounds.
Since the DMC is 2800, that only leaves about 1000 pounds for a cau hauler 
which is pushing it.
If I could pull just the car itself it would be a huge relief.

Any suggestions?
- Videobob

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