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Towed my car with ease

Discussion in 'Towing' started by robinsonda1, Jul 5, 2008.

  1. Jul 5, 2008 at 10:50 AM
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    robinsonda1

    robinsonda1 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I just rented an auto transport from u-haul which weighs 2k and used it to tow my BMW which weighs 3,300lbs. I towed from San Antonio TX to Virginia and the truck performed great. I was able to maintain a speed of 70 with ease, even up hill and the temp guage stayed right in the middle all 1,500 miles. This truck is awesome.
     
  2. Jul 5, 2008 at 11:08 AM
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    luk8272

    luk8272 Poodoo

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    I to was impressed with how stout these trucks are.
     
  3. Jul 5, 2008 at 11:38 AM
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    Janster

    Janster Old & Forgetful

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    How was the shifting?

    Did is downshift & upshift when you thought it should?

    Did it hunt ?
     
  4. Jul 5, 2008 at 11:40 AM
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    robinsonda1

    robinsonda1 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Shifting was ok no hunting, nothing out of the ordinary. I only took it out of D on some of the steeper hills.
     
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