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Old 04-12-2014, 10:57 AM   #1
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Tow Dolly - a Pontiac G6 hard top convertible ?

My wife and I own a 2007 Pontiac G6 hard top convertible. We want to tow a vehicle behing our 2003 Aventurer on a tow dolly. DW does not feel this car should be towed due to it being a convertable and is worried about body twist and flex. I don't necessarily agree. The car has added cross bars under the floor pans at the factory on these models to help eliminate that tendency.Is there any other members towing this particular vehicle on a dolly as we want to? 4 down is not an option at this time due to cost. Any input appreciated. Maybe I should just call GM?
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I would call GM I don't believe that I have ever seen a G6 convertible. Sounds like a neat vehicle. Hang onto it. It may start going up in value soon.
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Your owners manual should confirm or deny its towability.
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Thanks - Yes it does state that the G6 can be dolly towed.
It also states I can toad this particular model due to my engine package.

Now if the DW will only go along with it.
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Well........you're halfway there.

GM owners manuals are the deciding factor on towability.
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Now you have to ask yourself if it is worth upsetting the DW by towing her convertible???

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Now you have to ask yourself if it is worth upsetting the DW by towing her convertible???
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Tell you what, there is nothing like driving through our National Parks with the top down. You get to see ALL the scenery, plus you don't have to get out to take pics!!! We towed the DW's Solara convert for our first year, unfortunately we had to tow on a dolly, and that got old fast. If we could tow it 4 down, we would still be towing it instead of my Wrangler, maybe.
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I would not be concerned with towing a late model convertible on a dolly or 4 down. If the G6 convertible was not designed as a convertible, then it was braced and gusseted when converted.
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Yes I can relate. The Mrs. And I love this car in the summer. The hard top protects well in the winter also so best of both worlds. We are looking forward to enjoying it this summer on our trips. We will be going 4 down as a toad probably next year.
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BTW; no way would my DW allow "Toading" her convertible. No other reason than it is her car, got it for her new, one of the very last Olds convertibles.
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