[ROVERNET - UK] 2000TC Towing Question

birdie birdies at ix.netcom.com
Sun Aug 6 09:12:14 BST 2006

I have always had my SC2000 and TC2000's towed on Flatbeds....

There are specific instructions not to tow them, in other ways, as 
tranny damage can occur.

Should be in the manual.


Glen Wilson wrote:

> I had a call from someone who will be towing a 2000TC about 250 miles. 
> Going with a full trailer that gets all four wheels off the ground 
> will mean renting a truck, as well, because the trailer needs the 
> electric brake hook-up. (Most companies here won't even rent you a 
> full trailer unless you rent a truck at the same time.) The other 
> option is the use of a two-wheel dolly, which always raises several 
> questions.
> Can he put the manual transmission in neutral and tow the car with the 
> back wheels on the ground without damaging anything? Due to the 
> location of the car, it sounds like it will be pretty difficult to get 
> under it to disconnect the halfshafts or driveshaft.
> What's the consensus of opinion on this? Any comments appreciated.
> I've towed an SD1 with the front wheels on the ground, but that had a 
> steering column lock. This TC is either a '67 or '68 and probably 
> doesn't have a steering column lock.
> Glen
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