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



Sorry - jetlagged a bit this week.

 

From: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
Of mike clemens
Sent: Tuesday, April 15, 2008 7:12 PM
To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: 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 <mailto:TTait%40BRCWEB.com> > 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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