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Offline kbunnystarr

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tow hitch advice? and kbunnystarr update
« on: October 25, 2006, 12:46:40 PM »
hi to everyone ive been conversing with, my bus still isnt fixed 1975 flx v730 tranny ......im in lake havasu, az........ anyone know gary nickerson out here?  a bus mechanic for many yrs...........anyway i called all the people everyone posted on here to call, they basically say the governor sounds funky since it starts and airs up fine then sits fine in neutral and dies when i shift into first.....sayit sounds stuck in a high gear, but he pulled it out and said its working.......i ordered a replacement gear for the top its a bit chewed up, its like plastic or acrylic not metal....from us coach and talked to them too....i just really feel like itis NOT the tranny, but dont know any thing else to do or check or test before tearing it out......any final thoughts on this? :'(

also need advice on a good tow hitch for my car, i have a 2001 ford escort zx2, and i have a ball welded to th ebus and a back up camera.just dont know best way to tow, and a good product to look into????? thoughts?  i saw something called the stowmaster 5000 or osomething liek that...anyone have any advice?

hope yer all doin well!
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Offline Paso One

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Re: tow hitch advice? and kbunnystarr update
« Reply #1 on: October 25, 2006, 02:39:05 PM »
Ford 's are tough !  but a hitch to pull the bus with that escort might be tough to find. :)  sorry iI couldn't resist.  I gone now :)
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Offline Ross

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Re: tow hitch advice? and kbunnystarr update
« Reply #2 on: October 25, 2006, 06:09:24 PM »
I have a Stowmaster tow bar for my Jeep.  I love it.  Just make sure the Ford is towable four down.  If it's a manual trans it should be.

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Re: tow hitch advice? and kbunnystarr update
« Reply #3 on: October 25, 2006, 06:54:24 PM »
its a 5 speed....:o)
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