Re: [DML] Towing the DMC
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Re: [DML] Towing the DMC



No problem,

Just make sure it is in netural,AT ALL TIMES,(and remember to release 
the E.Brake)as I heard of a case with a RV'er that accidently put 
their vehicle(not a D)in first gear and towed it behind their RV,by 
the time they found out(remember 1st gear at 70 mph is something like 
9000 RPM!!And that is with the motor not running!)Needless to say the 
motor had a huge (hole)s on the side of the block and for some reason 
also BURST the whole top off of the the radiator.With todays 
trucks,running 300 plus HP,towing a Delorean in any gear,you would 
hardly put a strain on the tow truck,but Destroy the engine in 
the "D" if i was accidently left in gear.

Cbl

 --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "geoff_ombao" <geoff_ombao@xxxx> 
wrote:
>
> What about a manual D?
> 
> - Geoff
> 
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Tom Tait" <TTait@xxxx> wrote:
> >
> > 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
> > car.  
> > 
> > Now maybe you can also flat tow a CVT automatic like the Toyota, 
but in
> > general you can't flat tow an AT.
> > 
> > Tom
>








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