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Old 06-11-2016, 10:49 AM   #1
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Towing 2002 Chev Silverado LS 1500 2wd

Hi all, going to have to tow my 02 Chev 1500 pickup, anything I need to know? Can I use a tow dolly without having to pull drivelines or anything? Looking for info
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Maybe check towing guides on Remco's site or fmca site.
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Hi all, going to have to tow my 02 Chev 1500 pickup, anything I need to know? Can I use a tow dolly without having to pull drivelines or anything? Looking for info
You can't use a tow dolly unless you tow it backwards (not normally recommended) with the front wheels down and that's not ideal. Unless I'm badly mistaken, none of the 2wd Chevys can by towed four down or rear down on a dolly without disconnecting the drive shaft. You would have to tow on a trailer or disconnect the drive line.
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I got a Driveline disconnect that works great. Like pulling out a manual choke and you're disconnected. Install it youself and it cost about a grand.
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