The manual doesn't reccomend using a towbar on my is250

Asked by Jun 02, 2017 at 11:57 PM about the 2006 Lexus IS 250

Question type: General

I want to very occasionally tow a light trailer

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The tow bar is for 4 down towing or pulling your car on the ground without a trailer, If you want to tow with your car you need to install a tow hitch and like you said a light trailer, like one sized for a riding lawn mower or ATV.

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How light?

A single axle trailer with a light boat. 25k return to the boat ramp.


Like this o.k.

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This no good.

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Best thing to do is have the boat stored on site at a marina, they can store it under shed or in a slip in the water and use a tractor or truck to launch for you when your ready.


25k for the boat then store it or buy a truck and if no money to do that then buy a cheaper boat. It just is not safe to tow or launch a boat in the Lexus IS250.

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