Re: Towing a Pony
"Bob Lewit" <RLEWIT03@COMCAST.NET> wrote:
> I'm in the AF and will be transferring to Missouri soon. "Problem"
> is, I have 4 vehicles and 3 drivers--my Pony spends most of it's time
> in the garage, my son drives his Mustang everyday and my wife and I
> operate the other 2 vehicles regularly. All 4 vehicles are rear wheel
> drive. OK, I was given a tow dolly several years ago for making moves
> with front wheel drive cars--put the front of the car on the dolly and
> away you go. I guess I could tow one of the Mustangs like this, but I
> believe I'd have to drop the driveshaft since it is an automatic. To
> save that hassle, can I put the back of one of the Mustang's on the
> dolly and tow it with the front on the ground or is that a bad idea?
> I guess I'm thinking it is time to get rid of the dolly and get a
> regular car trailer, but that is another expense.
You could tow backwards but the alignment isnt set up for a long-haul in
the attitude.. and there would probaly be some side-tracking... hard to get
the wheel perfectly straight.
It takes very little time to disconnect a driveshaft... especially
considering the tow-weight advantage you gain by using a dolly rather than
Good luck... you have an extra added trans cooler for the tow vehicle, of
Yeh, I'm a Krusty old Geezer, putting up with my 'smartass' is the price
you pay..DEAL with it!