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Old 02-15-2009, 03:15 PM   #1
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Old 02-15-2009, 05:58 PM   #2
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Welcome to the Forum. I see that this is your first post. I hope that you will find th RV lifestyle enjoyable.

First, you have to figure out whether your '99 'stang is towable 4 down. Motorhome Magazine has listings for cars which can be towed, both with and without modifications. Hopefully, you have an owner's manual which will give you the specifics. If you cannot tow the 'stang 4 down, there may be an option to tow it on a dolly. Again, your owner's manual may give you some guidance.

Generally, if you can tow 4 down, you need a base plate (which is how the tow bar attaches to the vehicle), a tow bar and provisions for lights on the towed vehicle. On our '94 Saturn SL-1, I opted for magnetic lights on the truck, both to get the lights a little higher and into the visibility of following drivers and to overcome what I felt were weak tail lamps on the car. With the required diodes, weak tail lamps can get weaker. In addition, I strongly recommend some sort of aux. braking package. There are just too many times when you have to stop quickly and need every ounce of braking power that is available.

You might want to search "tow bars" and see what is available. Good luck

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Old 02-15-2009, 06:44 PM   #3
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Welcome, like yourself I am new at this myself!
I did a lot of research before hooking my jeep up to M/H, and decided on towing with all 4 tires down. As chasm11 stated you will need a baseplate installed on your auto to hook your towbar onto. Blue ox is one company that makes one for your mustang. But first check your owners manual to see if you can flat tow your particular model. A manual shift should be pretty simple,an automatic might need some modifications. Another choice could be a trailer, or a tow dolly. A lot depends on how much you are going to travel with the toad and how much money you have to spend.
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Welcome to iRV2. If the Mustang is rear wheel drive, the dolly may not be a good choice. Like previously posted, your owners manual is the first place to look for guidance. If the Mustang has an automatic transmission consider contacting Remco. Go here to see their web site. Remco has lube pumps and drive shaft disconnects that may fit your car.

The bottom line is to understand what you need to do every time you hook up and unhook the car. If you are able and willing to do the tasks then whatever your choice, it will be a good one.
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I believe you will find that the Mustang automatic requires a driveshaft disconnect to be towed 4-down. Remco Towing is the source to verify that.

A flat bed trailer would be good, but the pace probably has a 5000 lb tow limit and the Mustang + trailer might exceed that.
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Welcome aboard...

As suggested contact REMCO. A Mustang can ot be towed 4-down unless you have a drivetrain disconnect installed.

A dolly is not the way to go as you would ahve to tow the vehicle backwards...rear wheels on the dolly. Thi sis not good as the front end geometry of the vehicel is not set up for backwards use for an extended distance.

You will also need to get a brake system for the dinghy and a break away system. many will tell you it is not needed, but for safety purposes, you need a break away system and dinghy brakes.

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Welcome aboard CNOT. You will find all kinds of help here. Stop by the Fleetwood Products Owner's Forum when you get a chance. You have my interest up because I to have a Pace Arrow Vision. It will be interesting to share notes. When MURTHA found out he sent the following.Crackes me up every time I think about.

John, I checked the '96 production records and there was TWO 35W VISIONS produced, yours and one other that caught fire and burned up on its way to the dealer.......


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