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Old 07-17-2014, 10:02 AM   #1
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Automatic Trans Mini Cooper toad

We are edging toward trading in the trailer for a Motor Home and pushing it with our automatic transmission Mini.
I've read the discussions about manual transmission Mini toads. Is anyone towing an automatic transmission Mini on a dolly?

Any experience with an automatic Mini, dolly, breaking, lights will be appreciated.

Thanks in advance for help.
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I don't think a mini with auto can be towed 4 down. I think only manual trans is this possible
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Go4dsnow: Yes, you are correct that the automatic Mini cannot be towed 4 down. I am looking for advise from anyone towing a Mini on a Dolly. I have some reservations about the Dolly, just one more thing to lug around...but also the Mini is already low to the ground, am I going to be scraping the rear end of the Mini with it's front wheels elevated on the dolly.
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Problem with the dolly is you can't back up either. If you have the towing capacity I would bite the bullet and buy a enclosed car trailer which is also good for storage.
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Go4dsnow: Yes, you are correct that the automatic Mini cannot be towed 4 down. I am looking for advise from anyone towing a Mini on a Dolly. I have some reservations about the Dolly, just one more thing to lug around...but also the Mini is already low to the ground, am I going to be scraping the rear end of the Mini with it's front wheels elevated on the dolly.
Just an opinion: I haven't towed my mini on a dolly but don't think the rear would drag. The rear wheels are close to the back of the car and there is not much overhang.
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