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Old 06-27-2015, 10:18 AM   #15
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Old 06-27-2015, 11:06 AM   #16
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What are the inside dimensions of the EZE TOW?
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What are the inside dimensions of the EZE TOW?
Acme says the dolly will fit cars with an outside-to-outside tire width of 79".
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The frame where the tires sit is much deeper (front to rear) than just the tire's footprint...maybe just over 2 feet (would have to measure).

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tow dolly questions

Just a quick thank you to everyone who responded to my questions re tow dollys.

If I go that route I will get one with brakes for sure

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Old 07-28-2015, 03:36 PM   #19
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I too was undecided as to which dolly to buy but finally settled on the Acme because of its simplicity and ease of storage.(I plan to store it upright behind my class c in the storage yard I use because it will only take up 3' of space or less.

I did not have a car to tow as my Hyundai Azera would have lost all of its settings if the battery was disconnected and I did not want to mess with fuses, switches or battery pack so I started to shop for cars, and my choices were Mini, Beetle and Saab - all convertibles.

I settled on a Saab because the steering wheel does not lock and the price is right on these vehicles as they are 'orphans'. I am fortunate to have a dedicated Saab garage near me that is operated by a past Saab employee (service rep) that went on to GM when they acquired the brand and he left after Saab was killed off and did not want to move to CA to continue his GM employment.

For less than $4000. invested I have a toad and dolly and could dispose of them and lose very little rather than have 4K in 'sunk cost' for a 4 wheel down toad that would cost way more than my Saab.
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I think you will find a lot of folks run the numbers the same way. Particularly if they are not full timing.
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...so I started to shop for cars, and my choices were Mini, Beetle and Saab - all convertibles.

I settled on a Saab because the steering wheel does not lock .....
Curious if that is the main reason for not selecting the Beetle? My wife loves the Beetle Convertible and I am curious about towing it on my dolly.
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I chose the Saab for 2 reasons- price and the fact it has a timing chain.

I would like to have had a beetle but the 2.5 (it has a chain) was too much $ and the 2005's and older 2.0's and 1.8 Turbos have a belt. When you shop for an older beetle there usually is no service history so you should figure the cost of a timing belt ($500-600.) in your purchase price.

A Saab 9 three just sold for about $3800 and 70K on it on ebay - 2002 or 01.

I did not pay near that for my '97 that came with an almost new top and 14 years of service history! Oh, it has 144k on it and it runs like a top
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