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Flat tow failure

Fordified1

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When flat towing my old '65 Mustang with C4 auto trans, to avoid possible issues when going longer distance, I usually unbolted the rear driveshaft where it mated to the diff and tied it up. Given all the Bronco flat tow issues, I'd probably do something like that to be on the safe side.

On a related note, I wonder how well these driveshaft disconnect kits work? Apparently some people use them to flat tow otherwise untowable vehicles. Not sure I'd want to count on the assembly holding up off-road though.

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Since I don’t have the Advanced 4wd system, I’m more confident that I’ll be fine flat towing. I used to disconnect the driveshaft on my excursion to flat tow, but that gets extremely old.
The driveshaft disconnects do work, though I wouldn’t want that on a Bronco that sees anything more than pavement. And they are not cheap if you price the parts AND labor. And then you still have to trust that the front axle disconnects are functioning properly.

I’d love a manual shift transfer case and front hubs option for what I do.

I WANT @Ford TO ADMIT THEY HAVE AN ISSUE AND FIX IT! And WARRANTY ALL THOSE FLAT TOW RELATED FAILURES THEY DENIED!
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Since I don’t have the Advanced 4wd system, I’m more confident that I’ll be fine flat towing. I used to disconnect the driveshaft on my excursion to flat tow, but that gets extremely old.
The driveshaft disconnects do work, though I wouldn’t want that on a Bronco that sees anything more than pavement. And they are not cheap if you price the parts AND labor. And then you still have to trust that the front axle disconnects are functioning properly.

I’d love a manual shift transfer case and front hubs option for what I do.

I WANT @Ford TO ADMIT THEY HAVE AN ISSUE AND FIX IT! And WARRANTY ALL THOSE FLAT TOW RELATED FAILURES THEY DENIED!
You do realize that the originator of this thread has a base model, so no advanced transfer case.
 

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You do realize that the originator of this thread has a base model, so no advanced transfer case.
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Looks to be a Sasquatch so it does have the Advanced transfer case.
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