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how do you tow your bug?
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Posted: Tue Aug 29, 2006 11:10 PM
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I have been towing these things for a while now and was wondering if you should disconnect the axles?. The tow bar works really well and I usually put it in neutral for just close tows but I am going on about a 2-3 hour drive so I need to know if I should just disconnect the axles on the outside??

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Post Post subject: Re: how do you tow your bug?
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A manual you can tow in for ever no problem. Auto's do not like to be towed for long and that is with any car.


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i towed my 59 baja fron Oregon to Phoenix in neutral all the way. never disconnected a thing. it came home just fine.

in fact we were averaging 90mph + across the desolate areas of Nevada. Twisted Evil


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Post Post subject: Re: how do you tow your bug?
Posted: Wed Aug 30, 2006 05:31 PM
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yeah once in nutral it is fine. Yet you should disconnect the axles at the wheel, 1 so the tranny doesn't get the oil hot, and the extra wear on the diferntial.

so yes you can do it both ways. just your preferance


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69bapbaja wrote:
yeah you should get the oil hot.....
you can do it both ways.


what is Lyle tryin to tell us?


hmmmmmm.......


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With another Vehicle!!














sorry someone had to do it!


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