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Old August 15th 05, 12:43 PM posted to uk.rec.caravanning
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1500 will get a nice Vauxhall Omega - a great tow car


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Old August 15th 05, 02:08 PM posted to uk.rec.caravanning
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"Martin" wrote in message
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1500 will get a nice Vauxhall Omega - a great tow car




Not an automatic which is useless on grass.


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Old August 15th 05, 02:08 PM posted to uk.rec.caravanning
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"Martin" wrote in message
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1500 will get a nice Vauxhall Omega - a great tow car




Not an automatic which is useless on grass.


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Old August 16th 05, 09:09 AM posted to uk.rec.caravanning
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1500 will get a nice Vauxhall Omega - a great tow car



Not an automatic which is useless on grass.


Why - mine is auto and is fine?


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Old August 16th 05, 09:09 AM posted to uk.rec.caravanning
Martin
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1500 will get a nice Vauxhall Omega - a great tow car



Not an automatic which is useless on grass.


Why - mine is auto and is fine?


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Old August 16th 05, 10:28 AM posted to uk.rec.caravanning
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"Martin" wrote in message
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1500 will get a nice Vauxhall Omega - a great tow car




Not an automatic which is useless on grass.


Why - mine is auto and is fine?


Lovely car etc etc but mine was useless at getting of wet grass on its
wn - never mind towing. Had to get rid...


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Old August 16th 05, 10:28 AM posted to uk.rec.caravanning
etomd
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"Martin" wrote in message
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1500 will get a nice Vauxhall Omega - a great tow car




Not an automatic which is useless on grass.


Why - mine is auto and is fine?


Lovely car etc etc but mine was useless at getting of wet grass on its
wn - never mind towing. Had to get rid...


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Old August 16th 05, 11:42 AM posted to uk.rec.caravanning
Hitch Lock
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In an earlier contribution to this discussion,
etomd [email protected] wrote:

"Martin" wrote in message
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1500 will get a nice Vauxhall Omega - a great tow car




Not an automatic which is useless on grass.


Why - mine is auto and is fine?


Lovely car etc etc but mine was useless at getting of wet grass on its
wn - never mind towing. Had to get rid...


Sounds to me more like driving technique - or lack of it - than anything to
do with the car!

I've watched people select drive and give it enough welly to spin the
wheels. The car doesn't move, so they give it even more welly - such that
the spinning wheels dig a groove in the ground - then they're *really*
stuffed! The way to get going on a slightly slippery surface is to operate
the throttle *very* gently and smoothly - preferably with 2nd gear rather
than 1st selected.
--
Cheers,
Hitch Lock
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Old August 16th 05, 11:42 AM posted to uk.rec.caravanning
Hitch Lock
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In an earlier contribution to this discussion,
etomd [email protected] wrote:

"Martin" wrote in message
...
1500 will get a nice Vauxhall Omega - a great tow car




Not an automatic which is useless on grass.


Why - mine is auto and is fine?


Lovely car etc etc but mine was useless at getting of wet grass on its
wn - never mind towing. Had to get rid...


Sounds to me more like driving technique - or lack of it - than anything to
do with the car!

I've watched people select drive and give it enough welly to spin the
wheels. The car doesn't move, so they give it even more welly - such that
the spinning wheels dig a groove in the ground - then they're *really*
stuffed! The way to get going on a slightly slippery surface is to operate
the throttle *very* gently and smoothly - preferably with 2nd gear rather
than 1st selected.
--
Cheers,
Hitch Lock
______
Please reply to newsgroup. Reply address is invalid.


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Old August 16th 05, 11:49 AM posted to uk.rec.caravanning
etomd
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"Hitch Lock" wrote in message
...
In an earlier contribution to this discussion,
etomd [email protected] wrote:

"Martin" wrote in message
...
1500 will get a nice Vauxhall Omega - a great tow car



Not an automatic which is useless on grass.

Why - mine is auto and is fine?


Lovely car etc etc but mine was useless at getting of wet grass on its
wn - never mind towing. Had to get rid...


Sounds to me more like driving technique - or lack of it - than anything

to
do with the car!

I've watched people select drive and give it enough welly to spin the
wheels. The car doesn't move, so they give it even more welly - such that
the spinning wheels dig a groove in the ground - then they're *really*
stuffed! The way to get going on a slightly slippery surface is to operate
the throttle *very* gently and smoothly - preferably with 2nd gear rather
than 1st selected.
--
Cheers,
Hitch Lock


Funny that......been there done that and so did several other drivers who
drove the car or tried to drive the car of my wet lawn.


 



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