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Old 05-07-2010, 02:24 PM   #1
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Master Tow & Low Car Cowling

I have been towing an car with a LOW front cowling on my Master Tow Dolly. Problem is the car low cowling has been destroyed because it doesn't clear the dolly when loading and especially when unloading. I have a new car also with a low front cowling which I will be towing.

QUESTION: Anyone have a simple DIY solution that will allow me to load and unload the car without snagging the front cowling on the dolly?

I have thought of a couple pieces of 2/8 lumber under the ramps in order to have the dolly somewhat level when the car hits the ramps.
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The shoring you're currently using is probably the best solution to you problem. We had similar problems loading some equipment (rolling stock) on aircraft due to the pitch of the ramp and shoring was the solution.
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I solved the problem by using 2" lumber about 12" in length. This gave the cowling enough lift to prevent scraping on the dolly ramps.
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Thank You All. Sounds like I should have come here long ago before destroying the cowling on the 1st car. Oh Well, Live and Learn. I have some 2 X 8 lumber that I plan on using and cut a piece that will fit on top of the 1st piece if needed.
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