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Old 06-28-2005, 06:23 PM   #1
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Could one Bonnie pull another bonneville?


I'm wondering could my L27 tow another bonneville, it'* a state to state trip. I was just wondering? It would be My 1994 (L27) pulling a newer 98 model.
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Towing over 1000lbs is not recommended as these are unibody, front wheel drive cars.

here'* why http://www.bordergatewayprotocol.net...snowtowcar.wmv

NO structure lol.
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There goes his bumper. Poor Geo Storm, that things a classic
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LOL. This is funny..

Way back when...the transmission in my 87 was dying. So, I bought a wrecked 89 with a good tranny. The wrecked one was 85 miles away. The only way to get it home was to tow it. Only tow vehicle I had was the Bonnie. I rented a car dolly and towed the someofbitch all that way! LOL

I definitely fragged what little bit was left of the 87 tranny. It reaked of burnt oil when I got home.

So, to answer the question, yes, it can be done....but don't expect to have much of a transmission left! And, give yourself PLENTY of stopping distance.
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DO NOT do it in overdrive, Put it in 3rd/drive.
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Why is that?


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Why is that?


-justin
Because the half shafts are spinning faster then the engine, through gears, hence "overdrive". If you've significantly increased the load by pulling something like a boat, leaving it in OD is a quick way to kill a tranny, especially a slushbox.
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