Although it doesn’t happen often, after you are in need of a tow several ways you can few things you need to know in order to protect your investment in your car, or truck.
The first thing you need recognize is whether your car is 2 wheel drive (2WD), 4 wheel drive (4WD), or all wheel drive. 2WD drive cars can be front or rear wheel drive and can also be towed safely by keeping the drive wheels started. If this isn’t possible, then the car should be towed by a flatbed tow truck or by placing tow dollies under the disabled vehicle in order to keep the drive wheels going.
Today’s modern towing equipment utilizes two different pores and skin technology. Initial being wheel lift, that is be utilised for both cars and medium or strong tow. Bulk tows auto by the wheels therefore assuring damage free pulling. No part of the towing apparatus contacts car or truck’s body. The opposite method of towing is flat bed, which can be a hydraulically operated tilt bed body with a winch. Most flatbeds purchase the capability to tow an extra car on the rear when using the wheel lift technology.
Flat beds are suitable all wheel drive and 4WD cars, exotic cars, and cars with low ground clearance. This method allows to receive four wheels to be off the soil. The car sits on the surface of the bed and is secured down with chains or straps to insure against harms.
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