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E24 rear tow strap

Post by chicane » Thu Oct 17, 2019 3:15 pm

Where on the E24 do I properly attach a tow strap for moving an inoperable vehicle?
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Re: E24 rear tow strap

Post by clipper47 » Thu Oct 17, 2019 4:50 pm

Don't all E24's have a rear tow hook. My 1985 does.
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Re: E24 rear tow strap

Post by GRNSHRK » Thu Oct 17, 2019 6:20 pm

chicane, moved your post to the Exterior forum, but clipper is right, look under the spare tire well :-k
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Re: E24 rear tow strap

Post by chicane » Thu Oct 17, 2019 10:18 pm

Yup, I see it. Welded to the tire well. Thnx guys.
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Re: E24 rear tow strap

Post by Pod » Fri Oct 25, 2019 2:23 pm

I would be careful if you tow with that. Take it easy!

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Re: E24 rear tow strap

Post by redrumm3 » Fri Oct 25, 2019 4:42 pm

Pod wrote:
Fri Oct 25, 2019 2:23 pm
I would be careful if you tow with that. Take it easy!
Agreed, I've seen them pull/tear from the spare tire wheel well.
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Re: E24 rear tow strap

Post by Pod » Sat Oct 26, 2019 1:26 pm

redrumm3 wrote:
Fri Oct 25, 2019 4:42 pm
Pod wrote:
Fri Oct 25, 2019 2:23 pm
I would be careful if you tow with that. Take it easy!
Agreed, I've seen them pull/tear from the spare tire wheel well.
I think that the loop is more of a tie-down for transportation than for towing :wink:

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Re: E24 rear tow strap

Post by 86_6series » Sun Oct 27, 2019 12:18 pm

Don't take a chance pulling a car with a strap--have it flat bedded if your going any distance.

If it's moving from one spot to another gentle pulling should be ok.

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