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Since i plan on doing a couple trackdays this year im just going to tow with mine or my girls car , need opinions!

Witch car is better to do this track is about 50 miles one way!

my car is a 2003 lancer evolution (pretty modded) hers is a 2000 integra gsr (lowered a bit)???

and where to buy a tow hitch?

thanks in advance
 

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lancer evo would be my best guess, better clearance, awd, more tourqe + hp. the lowered teg would be an ordeal to install a towing kit on.

i am in the process of considering getting a tow kit for my 93 lude. the tow capacity of those small 4 bangers isnt much, rated at 7-1000 lbs or so.
 

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lancer evo would be my best guess, better clearance, awd, more tourqe + hp. the lowered teg would be an ordeal to install a towing kit on.

i am in the process of considering getting a tow kit for my 93 lude. the tow capacity of those small 4 bangers isnt much, rated at 7-1000 lbs or so.
thing is both the cars are lowered and i dont wanna put the added stress on the transefer case or trans in the evo.... think i may try to hitch a ride from a local forum
 

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Go with the higher car. You can get a hitch from a local U-Haul brick and mortar. They will install it there for you too. I had to get one installed on my 2000 1.6 protege (no mods) to haul a trailer from Minnesota to Virginia. I had some issues on the steeper mountains in Wv. but other than that all was good! 185k miles later, i.e. last month, I hauled a trailer to NC from Northern Va +- 400 miles each way to pick up my 06'rr and bring it back. The car pulled fine, even with 185k+ on the odo. I just pull the tongue off when I'm not using it...
 

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A bike with a well balanced trailer shouldn't add much stress to your car under acceleration. Use the heavier car for easier braking, evo? I know a guy who pulls his bike with a Miata, and another guy that tracks pulls his with a Golf GTI.

Note: They did attempt to break the world record on Top Gear with a 500hp Evo pulling a trailer.
 

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A bike with a well balanced trailer shouldn't add much stress to your car under acceleration. Use the heavier car for easier braking, evo? I know a guy who pulls his bike with a Miata, and another guy that tracks pulls his with a Golf GTI.

Note: They did attempt to break the world record on Top Gear with a 500hp Evo pulling a trailer.
hmmmm

does anyone know how much stress would be added to the trans and transfer case.
!!!?? adding a hitch to the evo would be the most cost efficient thing to do at the momnent
 

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Not much added stress if the trailer is light and just 1 bike. Just don't try to run the 1/4 or drag someone from a light with the trailer equipped - you know you'll have an increased load, drive it easy and you'll be fine.
 

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I tow with my 1997 audi a4. its got the v6 so that helps, but also have used a turbo'd suby 2.5rs. worked fine. just don't get a huge trailer. most cars can tow 1000 lbs without any huge issues.
 

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if you pull and light duty trailer(just big enought for the bike) you should be fine. my dad use to pull around 3 dirt bikes on a trailer that he made with an 86 escort when we were younger and he did have any problems.
 

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If you have loaded up 4 people in your evo then you should be fine towing your bike with a trailer. Unless your getting some ginormous trailer this shouldn't be a problem. If it worries you to much rent a truck with a extended bed for a day or two
 

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If you have loaded up 4 people in your evo then you should be fine towing your bike with a trailer. Unless your getting some ginormous trailer this shouldn't be a problem. If it worries you to much rent a truck with a extended bed for a day or two
ive had a car full of people multiple times so i thought it would be fine just was curious what people thought
 

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Go here:
http://store.uhaul.com/hitches.aspx

Get the part number you need for the hitch.

Call U-haul, give them the address to your closest U-haul place, order the hitch and have them send it to them for free.

Pick up your hitch at the local U-haul and go home and install it. Its very easy to install hitch on a car. :shakehand

I do all my towing with my Mercedes E-class
 

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I put a hitch and towed a small 5x8 trailer on my Toyota Camry 2002. My initial purpose for the hitch was to tow my bike but I've used it to move too. Uhaul FTW
 
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