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Old 11-06-2015, 11:29 AM   #1
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New and a question:

I am Royce from Raleigh and I will be new to RVing after I pick up my Greyhawk 29ME Monday morning. Anybody towing a Mini Cooper? what year? straight shift? Is it as simple as hitching it up, putting it in neutral, and going?
Thanks in advance for any info you can provide.

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Old 11-06-2015, 03:44 PM   #2
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Welcome to JOF. Being from Raleigh, you'll be one of the few forum members who will know where Fuquay-Varina is located.

Have not towed a car with our Greyhawk, but I am sure others can offer some advice. I have read where backing up with a toad attached is not a good idea.

Is your dealer going to supply the tow bar and connections? Is that Plemmons RV?



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Old 11-06-2015, 04:36 PM   #3
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Yep, I know exactly where that burg is. Agree, I don't see any way to back up with a toad attached. I don't know who will do my hitch when I decide what to toad with. Would like to get a Mini but don't want to buy and not be able to tow. I am fairly sure I have seen them on the highway. Picking up our Greyhawk this Mon. Raring to get going. Yep, Plemmons.
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Old 11-09-2015, 09:19 PM   #4
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Old 11-10-2015, 06:57 AM   #5
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Welcome aboard! The Mini is not to be towed 4 wheels down, according to the manufacturer, though it's been done. A tow dolly may be better.
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