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Old November 4th, 2011, 08:50 AM
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Short tow on a dolly?

I'm pretty sure it'll be OK but just wanted the groupthink on whether it would be a problem to dolly tow this 1990 RRC for the 5 miles back to my house on the back roads (under 40 mph). If the transfer case is in neutral it would work, yes?
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Old November 4th, 2011, 08:54 AM
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Bill, I tried this on my P-38 and it didn't' work, even removed fuse 11 (IIRC) per the manual. Ended up disconnecting the rear drive shaft at the 3rd and was on my way.
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Old November 4th, 2011, 09:16 AM
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Because of the viscous coupling in the Borg Warner transfer case in the RRC (except for 87-88), you will have to remove the rear driveshaft just like with the P38.
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When I towed my '91 RRC, I removed the DS. I was explained why to do it, but cannot remember.
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Old November 4th, 2011, 12:09 PM
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it will be easier to remove a rear wheel and pull an axle shaft, minor oil spillage shall be expected. sometimes removing a drive shaft can be less than a riot and for such short trip,Id go with axle.
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