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Problems with a Virgo Microcar
« on: November 07, 2006, 07:33:08 PM »
I have just received the following plea for help, I can't answer it, can anyone else help Eileen - pleasse?
We have just returned home having purchased a Virgo microcar from ebay, and your site was recommended by them. We bought our microcar to use in conjunction with our motorhome. Having seen pictures of a microcar being towed on an A frame we thought this would be easy to arrange. However we now find that there is only one firm microcar recommend for an A frame and they are not in our area. They will not supply a kit to any of our local microcar dealers but insist on fitting it themselves. Do you know of anyone who has had similar problems
Eileen Lockerbie
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Re: Problems with a Virgo Microcar
« Reply #1 on: November 07, 2006, 09:37:41 PM »

You might be better off towing the Virgo on a small trailer, especially if you're considering using it as a tender during Continental travels.  The French authorities are not keen on A-framing and have been known to make "offenders" separate the towed vehicle from the motorhome and buy a second ticket on the autoroute for the towed car.

Some of these little automatics also have a limit to the speed at which they can be towed due to the set-up of the CVT transmission.

Hope this helps.

Regards, Nick D.
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