Towing 2002 behind motorhome

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I have never heard of a tow dolly strictly for the rear wheels. You would be better off to tow it on an auto transport trailer,either open or enclosed.
 

j&d

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I towed my '05 many times on a tow dolly at up to 80mph and it did just fine. I put the back wheels on the tow dolly and strapped the steering wheel to the seat-mounts to keep it from turning. It's either that or disconnecting the driveshaft. This was the easiest way for me and it did just fine. Hope this helps.
 

Paul Jr

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I towed my '05 many times on a tow dolly at up to 80mph and it did just fine. I put the back wheels on the tow dolly and strapped the steering wheel to the seat-mounts to keep it from turning. It's either that or disconnecting the driveshaft. This was the easiest way for me and it did just fine. Hope this helps.

Exactly the info that I am looking for, thanks I will try that.
 

j&d

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Here's the only picture I could find of the hook-up. Since I towed in the mountains of Ky & Tenn I added a deeper finned aluminum oil pan ( 3 extra qts.) on the tranny and an extra tranny cooler( finned in-line aluminum in the tranny cooling lines. Pulling full speed up the mountains I checked the temperature of the tranny when I stopped for fuel and it was cool to the touch, never any problems.
 

j&d

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We towed our '05 many times on 1.1k trips to Fl. I used a tow-dolly, pulled it backwards. I had to strap the steering wheel down to the seat mounts to prevent disaster. The car towed great at 70 mph and I could stand up the tow-dolly in the one-car garage (wheels off, stood against the wall). The only thing bad about a tow-dolly is you can't go in reverse like you can with a trailer. You really have to plan your gas-stops etc. Good traveling !
 

j&d

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I'd like to add that my grandson now owns that f150. It now has over 230,000 on the clock and still looks an runs like brand new. I just replaced the coils and plugs for him, the last time was at 106k. That 4.6L is a great V8.
 
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