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Towing with P2 Volvo

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Towing with P2 Volvo

Post by MisplacedCanuck » Mon May 18, 2020 8:56 pm

About to pack up the belongings and embark on a cross-continental trip with the '02 V70 XC... Thinking about renting a small cargo trailer to carry all the belongings. Anything that should be a concern to check prior to taking off?

How do the transmissions deal with the heat from it? Does anyone have any experience?
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Re: Towing with P2 Volvo

Post by abscate » Tue May 19, 2020 3:39 am

Keep your speed down and make sure you understandtongue loading. You measure that , don’t guess.

Heres a good motivational video of how things go wrong. Note that the thing that starts the sequence is a small lane correction

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