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Old 09-24-2005, 05:29 AM   #1
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I just bought 94 tracker automatic transmisson 4x4 Can it be towed 4 whell down
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Old 09-24-2005, 05:29 AM   #2
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I just bought 94 tracker automatic transmisson 4x4 Can it be towed 4 whell down
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Old 09-24-2005, 06:08 AM   #3
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As I recall, there are some potential problems with the front wheel hubs on some models. Do you have the manual lock hubs or the automatic type (they lock when you put it in 4WD?).

My Trackers have been newer models (a 2000 and a 2003) with auto-hubs and they are no problem.
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Old 09-24-2005, 08:24 AM   #4
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barth I've been towing my '95 for 5 years and the last three are fulltime. After about 50k towed mileage nothing out of the ordinary. The Tracker has 166k on the speedometer because I don't have a speedo disconect.
Good luck. You'll love towing this little piece of nothing (only weighs 2600lbs). I forgot to say that our front hubs are manual.
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Barth, I had a '91 Geo Tracker 4X4, auto tranny, manual hubs. The steps are key in accessory position, hubs unlocked, transfer case in neutral and transmission in park, emergency brake off and that's it. It towed like a dream, the only problem I had was that my wife hated it, and that is a serious problem, so I now tow a 2000 Toyota Rav4...
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Old 09-24-2005, 01:35 PM   #6
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Capt. B > is the Rav an auto? If so, how is it set up to tow? We have a 4 door 4wd Tracker now and are looking at other possibilities due to lots of miles on the T.
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The Rav4 is a small SUV similar to the Tracker 4dr. It weighs in aboust 2700 #. I have a manual 5 speed transmission, and is ready to tow by, putting it in neutral, key in accessory position and release the emergency brake. I had a Demco base plate installed and I use the Blue Ox ambassador A frame tow bar. I use magnetic lites on the roof, because I carry on Bike on a spare tire bike reack that would cover my tailights. I also use a Brake Buddy system. This combination works very well, it is simple, and I have towed it for many miles with no problems.
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Why key in accessory position?
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Leaving the key in the ign. keeps the steering lock inactive so the wheels turn when you go around the corner. Actually the key can be turned off as long as you don't remove it from the ignition and the steering column will remain unlocked
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