My FWD got a clamp in the rear. Wise to dolly the wheel and drive off? Dolly both rear wheels or just the one? Is it safe on the motorway?

  • Welcome to Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Repair! – Pᴀᴜʟsᴛᴇʀ2 May 25 '18 at 13:18
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    If you do this, please post a video on YouTube or elsewhere. I have popcorn and beer ready. You'll likely kill yourself - at least leave something behind that will discourage others from making your mistake. – 3Dave May 25 '18 at 19:19

This is absolutely NOT safe for you to do. A wheel dolly has four independent wheels on it, which allow the vehicle to go in any direction. By putting the wheel up on the dolly, you've taken away a great portion of stability which the car needs to track correctly. You risk your life, the life of your passengers, damaging your car, plus causing great amounts of havoc around you by doing so. Just pay the fine and get it removed.

  • I can jam the swivel. – Toby Woolington May 25 '18 at 13:20
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    I agree with Paul - this is a REALLY bad idea, and incredibly dangerous. In addition to Paul's comments - the bearings on the dolly would fail virtually instantly at any kind of speed, and you'll probably get arrested for dangerous driving... – Nick C May 25 '18 at 13:25
  • @TobyWoolington - You're not serious, are you? My answer stands, as what you are describing is extremely dangerous. You wouldn't make it a 1/4 mile without causing issues for yourself or those around you. Realistically, you could go to jail for trying something like what you are suggesting. If not for evading a ticket, for causing mayhem and wanton destruction to other people's property. – Pᴀᴜʟsᴛᴇʀ2 May 25 '18 at 13:26
  • Okay, cheers! Just asking. Angle grinder should do the trick. – Toby Woolington May 25 '18 at 13:29
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    Pay the fine and Park Proper... – Solar Mike May 25 '18 at 13:40

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