Tow PT Cruiser With Automatic Transmission-- Tow Bar Or Tow Dolly?tow dolly bar
Posted 02 September 2012 - 10:55 PM
I am changing to a diesel pusher and already own a PT Cruiser. With the diesel pusher is included a tow bar, but of course, I would have to get a trany lube kit installed, buy base plates, have the wiring hooked up to tail lights. We plan on keeping the cruiser for a while, but might may change our minds, too. In its favor is easy on-off the MH.
I am also considering using a Demco Kar Kaddy SS on sale now for around $2400. This would require more work to hook and unhook, but has advantages that we can tow other vehicles without modifications.
I am interested in opinions on which is the best way to go and why you feel that way.
Posted 03 September 2012 - 12:45 PM
When we got the PT in "02 we got the Remco lube pump and found we did a lot more sightseeing since it was only a couple of minutes to unhook the toad. If I have to give up my 4 down I go back to motels.
With our Vue we don't need the pump so there is only 1 cord to disconnect. The easier and quicker it is the drier you stay in the rain. It always seemed to rain when we had the dolly.
The fellow I sold it to offered it back to me free and I turned it down.
Posted 07 September 2012 - 09:10 PM
Posted 27 April 2013 - 04:58 AM
I HAVE A 2005 PT CRUISER AND USE A TOW BAR AND LOVE IT. ALSO IT DON'T REGISTER MILES, AND HOOK UP IS FAST EASY AND YOU DON'T GET DIRTY.
Posted 02 May 2013 - 04:59 PM
I will speak for the Remco Lube Pump. Since I am driving a Buick 2005, we have used the lube pump for five years with no problems. We have put over 30,000 miles on the pump and not a problem. The pump makes it very easy to unhook and drive away. Also easier for those times when we have pulled into a dead end street and had to unhook to back out. Towing a 2005 Buick behind a 2007 Foretravel Coach.
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