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Old 11-12-2013, 03:16 PM   #1
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How should we tow this vehicle?

Have a 2006 36ft diesel pusher and a 2006 Mini Cooper 6 speed. What would be the best way to tow the cooper? The easiest way to unhook and hookup? If we dolly it would it make it to low in the back? If we tow 4 down I am worried we may have to chop up the bumper etc.. If we flat bed it, worried about ease of loading /unloading and then having to move the trailer around. Please let me know what you think is the best way.

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Old 11-12-2013, 03:25 PM   #2
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IMO If it's flat towable, thats the way I'd go.
No worries about where to put a trailer or dollie at parks !
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We have flat towed our 2006 Mini Cooper for three years now and love it. The only thing you have to be careful with is the clearance of the the hitch to the ground. It scrapes sometimes since we installed an 8" drop hitch to make the connection as even as possible. Not a big deal if you watch out for dips and take it slow. Takes my husband about 15 minutes tops to hook everything up. The Blue Ox tow package does what I consider to be minimal cosmetic "damage" to the bumper. No regrets.
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We also tow a 2006 Mini and have had no problems. Great car!!!
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1ciderdog do you also flat tow? If so do use Blue Ox?

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Yes, I tow four down & have Blue Ox tow bar. I don't remember the manufacturer of the base plate. I did the installation and it was not complicated.
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Thanks to all that answered. Looks like 4 down and a blue ox tow package.
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Old 11-14-2013, 12:24 PM   #8
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4 down is definitely the most convenient. If you wanted to go dolly, that would be fine too on a Mini as there is pretty much zero rear overhang to worry about.
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