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Old 07-07-2015, 10:10 PM   #1
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Question: Towing 4 wheels down. Does it make sense to acquire a manual shift VW - to use the $100 VW towbar for highway use?

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Old 07-07-2015, 10:36 PM   #2
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Manual transmission , over an automatic that requires a fluid pump ( Approx $1,300 installed ) is a definite savings when it come to setting up a toad.

Are you sure you have the price right on that tow bar ??
Most run 5x that.
A web site to keep in mind. for info on four down towing.

http://www.remcoindustries.com/Towing/Store.php
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Harbor Freight sells an "A" frame tow bar for about $100. Hard to hook up since it's rigid so you have to be aligned just right. Usually takes two people to do.
I'd look for a better on on Craigs list or the local nickel ads.
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