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Old 02-03-2008, 04:02 PM   #1
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I leased a bmw and found that bmw says has to be all 4 tires up. If I put the front end up on dolly I would have to keep in N and the front wheels would turn. I had ask well if I tied the sterring wheel then the wheels would not turn. BMW says could but they would not agree that this is good or bad. If the car is in N would I also damage any thing or not? Jim
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I leased a bmw and found that bmw says has to be all 4 tires up. If I put the front end up on dolly I would have to keep in N and the front wheels would turn. I had ask well if I tied the sterring wheel then the wheels would not turn. BMW says could but they would not agree that this is good or bad. If the car is in N would I also damage any thing or not? Jim
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Is your BMW an all wheel drive? or a rear wheel drive?
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I think it is rear wheel drive
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I don't think I would tow a leased vehicle, particularly something as sophisticated as a Beamer, you could run into some real problems when you turn it in.
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If it is a rear wheel drive, you will need to get the axle disconnected. Check with REMC to see if they have a drive shaft disconnect for the car.

Personally, I would not tow the Beemer. have you looked into nit towing a dinghy and just renting one at the destinations when you arrive.

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I part-time for the local BMW dealer, driving the roll back and delivering new cars. North American BMW as well as the factory says we have to move them either driven or 4 wheels up. Regular tow trucks don't work. These things are more complicated than chinese arithmetic - you really don't need to even take the chance, especially on a lease.
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