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



Thanks for the advice Dave, I have towed the car backwards on a car dolly 
before.
No more louvers though....I have nuclear exhaust vents now ;P
- VB


>From: "Dave Swingle" <swingle@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>Reply-To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [DML] Re: Towing the DMC
>Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2005 01:32:00 -0000
>
>I can almost guarantee that would ruin the transmission. I wouldn't
>flat tow it without removing the axles (takes maybe 20 minutes with
>hand tools, 5 with power tools). Even then I'm not sure how you'd
>securely attach a tow bar to it. Maybe you could use a tow dolly (a
>small trailer that the front or rear wheels sit in, that has its own
>wheels). If you tow the car backwards be sure to tie the louvers
>down.
>
>Dave Swingle
>
>--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Videobob Moseley" <videobob@xxxx>
>wrote:
> >
> >
> > 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
> > bar,
> > you know where it rides on it's own wheels with an attacthed bar
>directly
> > behind
> > 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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