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Towing a XC70 on a trailer using a XC70 as a tow car.

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Old Jan 12th, 2019, 23:27   #11
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Best way.

You would have been well over the plated weight XC70

The 240's do not have a plated towing weight so if you were lucky enough to have a 240 you could have towed it with that.

When towing the most important thing is correct nose weight and with 4 wheel trailers having correct tow ball height
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Old Jan 13th, 2019, 10:04   #12
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Originally Posted by classicswede View Post
When towing the most important thing is correct nose weight and with 4 wheel trailers having correct tow ball height
^^^^^ this, although its probably second place to balancing the centre of gravity of the trailer - but if you get that right you probably get this right too, unless the tow ball on you car is at a height which doesnt suit the trailer in which case you have a challenge.

Twin axle trailers can behave very differently than single axle setups with the same load....
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Old Jan 17th, 2019, 23:53   #13
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Sounds like a happy ending then?
Yeah. .. now time to service it before its back on the road
Who said Volvos were build to last?

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