power steering on "A" frame

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  1. MAUBRI

    MAUBRI Funster

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    Hi everyone,

    I am in the processes of upgrading my towed, from a Smart to a 4 seater for social reasons. However I am a little concerned on the fact that most bigger cars have powered steering, obviously whilst being towed this is not in operation does this cause a problem whilst on an A frame, i.e. the steering will not follow when pulled to one side using the shopping trolley principle. Can anyone advise ??

    Brian
     
  2. richardhomas

    richardhomas Deleted User

    I tow a KA which has power steering - there are very few cars which do not have power steering:Smile:
     
  3. Geo

    Geo Trader - Funster

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    Your steering will function as would a normal car without power steering
    so no worries:thumb:
    Geo
     
  4. schojac

    schojac Read Only Funster

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    Hi,

    neat trick on another forum although you do need a reversing camera or someone watching from rear window.
    White tape over steering wheel at top dead centre which should allow you to track steering wheel movement as you corner.
    I have a seicento that has unusual electric PAS, never had any problems, car steers fine using above method.
     
  5. keith

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    Good trick that. I have a Micra never had any problems with toad following the MH, I would worry if it didn't. :Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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