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Old 10th August 2019, 21:12   #1
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does anyone have the facility to tow a car from Newcastle to Southampton?
I need to do this for peanuts.
There is a Tourer in the for sale section with a duff clutch.

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Old 10th August 2019, 21:49   #2
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does anyone have the facility to tow a car from Newcastle to Southampton?
I need to do this for peanuts.
There is a Tourer in the for sale section with a duff clutch.

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If you are totally stuck I have somewhere in the garage an A frame that fastens on to the bottom wishbones and fastens down with ratchet tie belts. The other end fits on the tow ball. To tow you just disengage the steering lock and you can pull the car no driver required. You would need a lighting board running off the tow car.
I would say I am up in Scotland and suspect postage would be about twenty pounds. Remember the tow car has to be as big as the car you are pulling.
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Old 10th August 2019, 21:55   #3
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does anyone have the facility to tow a car from Newcastle to Southampton?
I need to do this for peanuts.
There is a Tourer in the for sale section with a duff clutch.

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Hi Ian
Already contacted vendor and don't want to get involved in bidding war. pm sent
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Old 10th August 2019, 22:05   #4
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does anyone have the facility to tow a car from Newcastle to Southampton?
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There is a Tourer in the for sale section with a duff clutch.

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What do you mean duff clutch? If it is still driving and not slipping you can drive the car without a clutch, just start it in gear and go up and down the box using revs to match speed and you can select gears
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Done that before, bit of rev matching and judderry junctions! Best go in the middle of the night with less traffic so you have to stop less.

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I cant help but hope it gets saved. Looks a great project. Love the JFK plate!
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Old 10th August 2019, 22:34   #7
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does anyone have the facility to tow a car from Newcastle to Southampton?
I need to do this for peanuts.
There is a Tourer in the for sale section with a duff clutch.

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Do you have get you home breakdown cover Ian? Is so and it covers the driver not the car then worth driving it back, and if you get any problems they can get you the rest of the way.


Drove my Freelander back from Salisbury with no clutch and it wasn't a problem.
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does anyone have the facility to tow a car from Newcastle to Southampton?
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There is a Tourer in the for sale section with a duff clutch.

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why not contact Paul Sonic ZS, as he does this for a living, and he might be help you out

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What a bargain, the bumper must be worth £400, wheels £300, seats £200, and it as a new pulley just fitted so well worth spending the £500 for a new clutch good luck to whom purchases the car certainly one worth saving that's for sure.

There are a few advisories from the last MOT that would need rectifying for it's new MOT in November which may well be more than advisories if they have not been seen to in the mean time but seems worth ploughing some money into.
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There is a mg zt-t nearer in silver wish I had the room to strip it hope you find someone
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