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    towing and launching with 99 malibu

    well ive heard that the towing part wont be a problem but im still concerned about the launching part. it is a fwd v6. do you guys think i will end up taking my trunk for a swim or do you think ill be alright?
    does anyone else tow and launch with a fwd car?


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    as long as your towing only one jetski you will be fine. I tow my 07rxp with a cavalier and have no problems at all and have been up some pretty steep launch ramps.

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    i will only be towing a 05 rxp so i should be pretty good?

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    You should be fine. I tow my SHO with the wife's 2.5L Altima. At the lake where I ride the concrete on the ramp doesn't go to the waterline, so the rear wheels are on sand. I am able to haul my ski out with the FWD better than most RWD trucks that spin their wheels in the sand. Actually, I think FWD with a single place trailer is an advantage at most ramps since they are usually slicker near the waterline.

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    My friend has been using his 2000 Honda Accord for years towing his ski (06 RXP) with absolutely no issues, he has a Triton Elite trailer.

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    those 3.1s are heavy youll be fine , id say watch out for the intake manifolds gaskets before worrying about towing with it
    Last edited by Bone1050; 09-09-2008 at 08:07 PM.

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    alright sounds good. thanks guys

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    I used to tow and launch my 97 Sea Doo XP with a Nissan Maxima, no problems.

    Dave

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    i used to tow my ski with an '06 toyota corolla! never had any issues/problems with that, so you should be fine

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