Thread: Towing Tutorial
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Old 02-13-2011, 04:50 PM
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Originally Posted by GPSHSLAX View Post
I did not know that. Out of curiousity ... why not? Bad for the tranny? It doesn't affect me as I don't have tow hooks but I had no idea it would be a bad thing use to pull someone out.
Couple of reasons.

1. If the cable or whatever is hooked to the stuck vehicle comes off it can fly back and hit you even through the windshield. I tried that trick with my 76 Power Wagon and almost ate a come-along.

2. Reverse really isn't a power/torque gear.
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