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Old 02-01-2020, 08:24 PM   #1
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Towing a Mini Cooper

looking to buy a mini cooper to tow on my Acme Eztow dolly. any problems I need to be aware off. Thanks to all who reply
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Old 02-01-2020, 09:25 PM   #2
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A friend puts his mini on a dolly. The only issue is it is low and he damaged his lower front facade loading it. You might check your setup before loading. Might have to make some wood ramps do decrease the approach angle
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What year/model is it? I flat tow ours- 06 Cooper S manual transmission.
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I flat tow mine also. Itís a 08 w/6 sp, blue ox and brake buddy. I use magnetic led lights from Harbor Freight. BMW will void the warranty if you tow 4down, but mine no is no longer covered anyway.
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There are a couple reports of people using dolly's and then having to replace some of the lower plastics from damage from the ramps. We too went 4-down, but you'd need a manual transmission for that.
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We tow and auto Countryman S on an Acme Dolly with no problems.
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We tow a 2006 Mini convertible standard shift. It is not the S model. Tows 4 down just fine.
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