Towing a vintage VW Beetle



Towing a vintage VW Beetle

Postby Fred » Sun Apr 07, 2013 6:39 pm

My wife and I have always loved vintage Volkswagens. When looking for a toad, we wanted something light so a Beetle was an obvious choice. Since we bought our Beetle, I have run into several others that frequently towed Beetles. I was at a vintage VW get-together this weekend and talked to a gentleman whose father frequently towed Beetles behind motorhomes.

I also read numerous threads over at http://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/ that reaffirmed our hope that the Beetle was a good choice.

Our 1974 Beetle needs a few more things done to it and it will be ready to go. I already bought the tow bar off Amazon for $110.
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Re: Towing a vintage VW Beetle

Postby Fred » Thu Apr 11, 2013 8:19 pm

Here are some pictures of a Volkswagen Super Beetle that uses a slightly different tow bar. The owner modified the hitch slightly to bring the connection farther forward and slightly higher off the ground.
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