RE: [DML] Towing a D
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RE: [DML] Towing a D



Tom,

If the front wheels are on the tow dolly, I don't
think any extra miles will be registered.  :-)
Except for the runup to the ramps and backing it off.

Mike  TPS  1630



--- Tom Tait <TTait@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I would remove the left front tire and pull the dust
> cap off the spindle
> for the angle drive.  These are in short supply -
> currently only
> available in Europe for an arm, two legs, and an
> ear.  If your angle
> drive started to fail when you were driving it you
> might notice the
> needle bouncing in time to lube and save the drive,
> or not, but towing
> it 3000 miles will put 3000 miles of use on the
> angle drive, and make
> the odometer show an extra 3k miles where the car
> was only towed, not
> driven.  I know this opens us up to a huge debate on
> whether or not the
> mileage while being towed "counts".  Sidestepping
> that debate as a
> matter of personal judgement, I'd save my angle
> drive the anguish.   If
> you blow it out your car will never show true miles
> anyway.
> 
>  
> 
> Tom
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