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Towlife75

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  1. Towlife75

    2016 Volvo 9700 bus

    Sorry for such a delay in responding. I was able to air the bus prior to loading and just slide under it. Sent from my LM-Q710(FGN) using Tapatalk
  2. Towlife75

    Re: Tow Operator Struck - San Diego County

    Prayers for the operator amd his family Sent from my LM-Q710(FGN) using Tapatalk
  3. Haven't posted in a while- here is a recent one I had to tow- just under 250 miles. Wheel grid hook up- aired at front of the bus and service brakes at the brake valve. Didn't realize it until too late, but the pics showing the brake hook up did not focus- so nothing but a blur. The lines are accesible behind the flip up bumper- as is the front air hook up. There is a fitting with a plug that takes an Allen head. Unscrew the fitting and a #4 (I believe- might he a #3) JIC screws right in. 1/4" push to conect for the service air. On longer tows I pull the driveshaft- which for this one was easy as the coach ran- it just would shut down randomly. I Started it up after the hook up- released the brakes and pulled the rear tires onto blocks to gain more clearance. Flange shaft w/ 18mm bolts. I also run wired lights (for now) and on these I run the wire under the coach- ran wire while underneath. Eneventful tow- but at the drop the service manager was kinda hard on the service writer about notating ANY damage on the coach. I informed her I would be happy to email her the photos I took pre and post tow if it would make her feel better. Seemed to surprise her quite a bit. At least she calmed down. Sent from my LGMP450 using Tapatalk
  4. Towlife75

    2018 wreckmaster roll call

    WM070202 Sent from my LGMP450 using Tapatalk
  5. Prayers for his family and for those who know him. Sent from my LGMP450 using Tapatalk
  6. Towlife75

    Pictures Needed

    There is a facebook group called TITS and ASS of towing. I am a member and there is a lot of information available. Look it up and contact the admins. Here are a few pics. Some are clearly at the foot valve on the firewall (note there are different colors used on different trucks) some are under cab- some are at the realy at the rear axles. On the trucks you tow regularly it becomes easier and easier- on some trucks it is a matter of trial and error. But after hauling loaded trash trucks, cement mixers, dumps, etc. and feeling the difference- I am a firm believer in taking the time. Just be sure to ALWAYS reconnect any lines disconnected. Sent from my LGMP450 using Tapatalk
  7. Towlife75

    New flyer bus

    Could I get that pic as well? Sent from my LGMP450 using Tapatalk
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