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Old 04-16-2010, 10:39 PM   #1
ElNegro
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Question towing capacity?

Hey guys,

i got an e46 328i auto that I dont drive and was thinking of using it to tow my bike in a trailer to the track.

Anybody know the towing capacity on these things?

Thanks.
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Old 04-17-2010, 11:01 AM   #2
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Officially, BMW sedans aren't rated for towing. If you google it I think some Europeans tow with their 3 series sedans, maybe you can find that.
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Old 04-17-2010, 12:33 PM   #3
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Yeah i did a lil browsing and seems to indicate 1000-1500lbs... but none of its official.

Anyone done any towing with their 3s? If so any probs?
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Old 04-17-2010, 01:16 PM   #4
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I used to tow a Seadoo with my E36 325is. Approx 1000 lbs with trailer. No problems at all.
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Old 04-26-2010, 11:10 PM   #5
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they can handle a small load. i saw this a few years ago,i think it was a 16ft .
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Old 04-26-2010, 11:50 PM   #6
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^^^^^^^^^

that is too awesome
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Old 04-27-2010, 12:06 AM   #7
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yeah you should be fine with around 1000lbs
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Old 04-27-2010, 12:16 AM   #8
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that is so wrong....subframe tear?
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Old 05-09-2010, 08:59 PM   #9
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2000lbs trailer weight, 200lbs tongue weight ,serveral hitchs availible Curt hitch makes one
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Old 05-09-2010, 09:53 PM   #10
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no chassis tear. its a rolling weight. i was pulling a 15 foot boat with my old hyundai elantra with no issues at all
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Old 05-11-2010, 02:43 PM   #11
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LMAO at the boat heheeee
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