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Old 04-07-2017, 09:39 AM   #1 (permalink)
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This is a rush thing I just put together and I'd like y'all's help. I'm going to haul my daughters broken (engine) Samurai 750 miles on Sunday. Gonna do this with a rented u haul car dolly with 2 wheels (rear)on the ground. I'm guessing this is the right way to haul it? Any help or insight would be much appreciated. It is a manual transmission with manual locking hubs.

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everything in neutral, should be fine. If you have owners manual, it should have a section.
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Thanks, I figured that but never hurts to ask.
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Don't have the manual unfortunately but I'll search online. I read somewhere I might want to disconnect the rear driveline. Is it as simple as a Chevy truck?
I won't have much time to mess with it tomorrow night before leaving on the 750 mile drive home.
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If transfer case is in neutral, you shouldn't't have to do anything else.
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however, unless you drop the drive shaft on your head it probably won't hurt. I don't have same model, I have 2000 GV, and tow it four-down behind motorhome, on it, it goes into park, and transfer to neutral. Leave steering wheel unlocked.

On dolly, I would put transfer in neutral and clamp on.
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Thanks all, got home yesterday at 10:00 am, drove non stop (cept for fuel)straight thru the night. Disconnected the driveline at the diff, no biggie. It towed like a champ, doing 70mph most of the way. I'm tired, still...
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