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Date: Mon, 02 Oct 2000 20:04:29 -0400
From: Four Weis <mweinopsamcom>
Subject: Re: Saab towing question

Saabs are front wheel drive. Put the drive wheels - the front wheels on the dollies. Better yet, use a flat bed or moving van to move the cars and you won't have any worries. wrote: > I recently purchased 3 non-running Saabs, (2 1980 900 Turbo's and a > late 70's (1978 I believe) 99 EMS) and I am looking at having to tow > these three cars on a tow dolly for a distance of over 100 miles. > There will be highway driving involved as well. I am completely new to > Saab's myself and from dealing with towing other cars (which I do > often) - I know there can sometimes be special procedures that need to > be observed or at least things you need to be aware of when towing > them. The 900's are manual transmissions and the 99 is an automatic. > I know that some other car lines I have dealt with are fine for towing > the manuals on a dolly either direction and the automatics need to have > the drive wheels on the dolly and the free wheels on the ground. Is > this pretty much the same for the Saabs? I'd really like to avoid > destroying the transmissions in these cars or doing any more damage to > them. > Thanks, > Wade Hamel > > Sent via > Before you buy.

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