Suitable Automatic Cars for A Framing

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  1. sallylillian

    sallylillian Funster Life Member

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    We are investigating the option of an A frame instead of our trailer. We will change the car and looking for options for an automatic gearbox as many autos are unsuitable for towing 4 wheels down. Does anyone on here tow an Auto on an A frame? If so what?
     
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    Fiat Panda automatic (if you can find one) is a robotised manual same as the Auto Ducatos.

    Not sure but thought that the Aygo family had similar boxes but could have imagined that
     
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    Hi,

    forgive me if you are aware of this but I would hate anyone to go to the expense of a towed when (please read copied section from my post on another thread)

    I tow a Seicento Schumacher, don't know its there.

    BUT!

    please read the current threads and info regarding using braked A frames. I would hate any one to go into the cost of fitting tow bar, A frame plus bits only to find that the whole thing may be made illegal next year. Once you are aware of the possible and I emphasise possible outcomes, then you can make your own decision.
     
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    Smart cars also robotised manual. Any auto that does NOT use a torque converter will be OK though check before purchase.
     
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