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Old 03-11-2012, 02:13 PM   #1
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Is an 04 VW Beetle 5 speed manual towable ?

Considering towing our 04 VW Beetle Convertable with all 4 tires on the ground. Owners manuel limits towing at 50 mph, for 50 miles. Read a few old post, but unable to find an definet "ok to do". Remco does not list a fluid pump available, and states its ok to tow. Would realy like to hear from some who has actually done it for sometime with out any problems.

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Old 03-11-2012, 02:41 PM   #2
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From the Application Charts | Remco Towing

1982 - 2011 Volkswagen All Volkswagons
Application Notes
All Volkswagen 5 SPEED manual transmissions are safe to tow. The new SIX SPEED MANUAL transmission is unknown..no information is available. Check with Remco on baseplate availability.
Engine:
ALL
Drivetrain:
FWD
Transmission:
Manual
Click here to tow your 1982 - 2011 FWD ALL Volkswagen All Volkswagons
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Go to this site and it will give you the poop on most everything you wanted to know about towing

Dinghy Guide and Dinghy Towing
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Old 03-12-2012, 02:30 AM   #4
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2004 Dinghy guide doesn't show any VW as towable.
Remco says it's ok.
Owners Manual says no.

I'm look for someone who has in the past or is currently towing a vw beetle 5 speed.

I need confirmation before I order the mounting brackets at $360.

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Seems to me the owner's manual answered your question.
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