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Towing My Elio

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by TimF, Jul 2, 2018.

Is it going to be possible to tow my Elio behind my RV?

This poll will close on Aug 1, 2018 at 11:21 AM.
  1. Yes

    88.9%
  2. Yes, but with restrictions/limitations.

    11.1%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. TimF

    TimF New Member

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    Is it going to be possible to tow my Ilio behind my RV?
     
  2. CHUCK G.

    CHUCK G. Elio Aficionado

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    You will need a 6.5 x 14 long open trailer to be on the safe side. Or get an enclosed trailer 6.5 x 14 /16 long.
     
  3. RSchneider

    RSchneider Elio Addict

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    You can flat tow an Elio too.
     
  4. Uncle Charlie

    Uncle Charlie Elio Aficionado

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  5. RSchneider

    RSchneider Elio Addict

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  6. rguercio

    rguercio Elio Fan

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    Of course - just put your reservation paperwork in the glove box!
     
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  7. Made in USA

    Made in USA Elio Addict

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    Clever sarcasm, but how are you helping?
     
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  8. skychief

    skychief Elio Addict

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    This is an excellent way tow any front-wheel-drive autocycle, assuming that the vehicle is to be towed a few times/yr.

    With dolly-towing, the rear tire will be subject to the same tread wear as if it were being driven.
     
  9. Ty

    Ty Elio Addict

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    Just remember... Those tow dollies don't follow directly behind you like a regular trailer... those front tires turn!
     
  10. RUCRAYZE

    RUCRAYZE Elio Addict

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    Not too fast, it was on the boards that the possibility to pick up and drive home directly from the factory, with a stay-over package deal from the casinos , and tour the plant (fly-ins only), and yes you will still pay the same rate shipping and handling as anywhere else in the lower 48. I thought it would have been so cool- probably could have sold it at a premium on the drive back home to Seattle
     
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