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MGB Securing MGB to a trailer

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I'm getting ready to haul my MGB down to Phoenix to get it back on the road. Tying the rear down is straightforward, axle straps around the rear axle and watch out for the brake lines.

I'm unsure of what to do in the front, however. I tentatively have it tied to the points under the bumper (factory shipping tie-downs?). Just not sure that's the best place. Ideas, wisdom?

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I used to be a accident recovery driver many decades ago and I always use the wheel straps.
worth investing in the short straps with eye rings to go on your main long strap. It’s the long strap that goes behind the wheel.
this system is self tensioning too.

otherwise any chassis point is good
 

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Wheel straps are definitely a good investment if you plan to haul fairly often. For lesser usage on the front, I can't remember the exact placement, and it's a bit hard to describe, but if you can thread the strap through the lower A-arm, that's a pretty good location. Whatever, it's better to allow the suspension to travel; using the body tie-downs restricts that.
 
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Thanks guys. I was looking at the A-arms as well, I've done that hauling Bugeyes before. I do have some wheel straps, I'll give those a go.
 
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Much better I think.

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Absolutely!
 

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I bought a set of Mac's tie downs from Summit racing
when I moved the GT to Virginia.I also used a come-along
on the front & back as insurance.
 
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