Obviously I've been following the wrong commandments. I shall never toweth
on two wheels again.....
----- Original Message -----
From: "Max Heim" <email@example.com>
To: "MG List" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, February 27, 2002 4:10 PM
Subject: Re: Uhaul Trailers
> (Oh boy oh boy! a towing thread!!)
> The following is The Wisdom of the List. Heed It Lest Ye Perish.
> I. When thou towest the MG with the rear wheels upon the tarmac, thou
> first removeth the driveshaft, lest thy transmission be smitten.
> II. If thou attempteth to circumvent this law, by towing the MG backwards,
> with the front wheels on the tarmac, be warned that this path is only for
> those who follow the god Lugnut. For it is written that this act is
> abominable in the sight of the great gods Dunlop, and Rudge-Whitworth, and
> even the foreign god Borrani, and shall merit swift retribution, and thy
> knock-offs shall be forfeit, and thy wheels, yeay, even unto utter
> (hey, if you don't believe me, read the archives...)
> n 2/27/02 5:15 PM, Scott Willis at email@example.com wrote:
> > My experiences have been good. I've been told to not pull the car facing
> > forward on a two wheeler but to pull it backward. I am not clear on the
> > damage or wear it may cause but I pulled my car to a show when I was
> > mechanical problems and several "old timers" said I was causing damage
> > either the differential or transmission. (These guys looked like they
> > what they were talking about). The guy I went to the show with said he'd
> > towed his A thousands of miles facing forward on a two wheeler and has
> > had problems (yet). Can someone clarify the potential damage caused?
> > Thanks,
> > Scott
> > 59 MGA
> > 73 T140
> > (not a good mechanic but I keep them running well enough to have a good
> > time.....)
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Eugene Balinski" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > To: <email@example.com>
> > Sent: Wednesday, February 27, 2002 2:04 PM
> > Subject: Uhaul Trailers
> >> Listers,
> >> I never thought that I would need this information but
> >> due to a RIF, I will be moving. (Yup, there really is a
> >> recession out there). There was a thread recently about the
> >> Uhaul car trailers. Could someone remind me of the
> >> outcome of the discussion ? Are these trailers safe ?
> >> Do they receive the official "MG Mail List Okey Dokey" ?
> >> Are there better rental alternatives ?
> >> Thanks,
> >> Gene Balinski
> >> 80 B
> Max Heim
> '66 MGB GHN3L76149
> If you're near Mountain View, CA,
> it's the primer red one with chrome wires
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