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Old 05-31-2012, 11:15 PM   #21
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when your said SR5 I definitely thought you were talking about an AE86
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Old 06-03-2012, 08:49 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by fooger03 View Post
Bad because your transmission self-oils from rotation of the input shaft, if the output shaft is spinning but the input shaft isn't, then you'll be spinning things in your tranny without oil.
We dolly miata's all over the great state of Texas, so FYI...Incorrect
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Originally Posted by shuiend View Post
You can put the back tires up on the dolly and lock the steering wheel in a roughly straight position. I did that when I picked up my 92 DD. We towed it home about 150 miles with a v6 f150. We just went slow and had no issues. Now getting the car off the dolly was a bitch, but that was more because to clutch was gone and the car did not want to make it over the hump.
I've done this with a 5.0 Explorer, about 550 miles round trip (half empty dolly, half loaded). It did just fine. I seem to recall the dolly having surge brakes.
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