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New to the forum. Love my 13 Volt - now with over 87,000 miles. Looking to the forum for info on dolly towing with Master tow dolly. Saw thread by Volt Gambler written back in 2014 - would like more info on the board ramps. Having trouble picturing the setup. Am ordering the shorted air dam he recommended.
 

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old soldier I am towing a volt behind our motorhome. The tow dolly is new to me also. I have always towed 4 down. We will be taking our first real trip in the next couple of days and i will let you know how that goes. I didn't change the front air dam. All I did was build short ramps to get it up and on the dolly. The dolly I have is old and was used as a rental dolly. The 2 things I have learned is to tie the steering so it can't move and the tow dolly and Volt weigh more than I thought. It feels like I am still towing our 2016 jeep Wrangler. I thought it would feel lighter. Make sure the dolly you get has brakes, surg or electric. Hope this helps.
 

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When I bought my volt I towed it home from Baltimore on a dolly (6hr drive). I put a little wood ahead of the ramps to help it raise the nose quicker when driving up the ramp. And a block right before the last bump it drives over would be a good idea too. Though I didn’t. I didn’t do anything with the air dam. The original is very flexible. Of course the dolly I used might be a little different than yours.

Towed fine. As mentioned it’s heavy. And I strapped the steering wheel. Only problem we had was can’t turn too sharp or will hit the side of the car. Which made getting turned around at a small gas station difficult.
 

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Well we got back from our trip towing the Volt. The 3 things I learned are

1. Center the car on the dolly.

2. Get the wheel baskets that go over the wheels really tight. Drive a couple of miles and stop. Go back and you will get another 3 or 4 clicks on the wheel net ratchets. Now you are ready to tow.

3. Tie the steering wheel really well with the seat belt so it can't move.

I hope this helps some one else.

Tow a Volt
 
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