Last post on Oct 06, 2013 at 5:14 AM
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#89 of 98 Re: towing with a tacoma [egdutton]
Dec 06, 2010 (5:38 pm)
Hes on ttora an off-roading club and a guy bought one and never used it. I would check ebay or amazon possibly look around and you may find one.
Hope it helps sorry took so long
#91 of 98 2004 4WD TRD V6 trailer capabilities
Jan 28, 2011 (5:05 pm)
Plan on pulling a 19' trailer that indicates 7300 GWVR. Manual says max. is 6000. Towing package is OEM, so tranny cooler and fan clutch not factory installed. Hitch is the stabilizer kind with the bars (not sure what you call it). Had electric brake controller installed also. Will be putting tranny cooler on in days. Am told don't need the bigger fan upfront for the radiator. Had the 60K service completed recently (timing belt, water pump, differentials, etc.). My question to you: Am I ready and secure with pulling this thing? Appreciate your insights, thank you.
#92 of 98 Re: Tacoma for Travel Trailer Towing? Power? [tent2tt]
May 10, 2011 (6:19 am)
I have a Tacoma 2001 V6 4x4 5spd. Two wheeled drive may be nice on the flat ground and highway but if you run into a situation where you have to climb a small grade on gravel you'll appreciate having 4 wheel drive. I'm have watched at times where vehicles could not climb a grade on gravel because of wheel spin. I tow a Trial-lite B19 travel trailer with my Tacoma and have found it to have plenty of power for climbing hills at 50 mph. My travel trailer weighs around 3,000 lbs loaded. I've been as high ast 9 to 10,000 feet on some of the highways here in Colorado and I haven't had any problems. My gas mileage is about 14 to 15 mpg in the mountains and higher at lower altitudes. I also have over 200,000 miles on my truck and it still pulls the travel trailer without any problems.
#93 of 98 Re: 2010 Tacoma, fuse keeps blowing ? [kimber23ks]
Aug 05, 2011 (7:03 am)
kimber you ever get an answer??
I have just bought a 2011 tacoma with the tow package and have a trailer with no backup lights and am worried about the same thing haven't tried it yet
#94 of 98 Re: 2010 Tacoma, fuse keeps blowing ? [855plain]
Oct 02, 2011 (3:40 pm)
I have a 2007 Tacoma with no tow package. I have added a transmission cooler, a receiver hitch and a 7 pin hookup. I pull a 5000lbs trailer with no problems. The trailer does not have reverse lights and I back the trailer in all of the time. I have never had an issue with the fuses blowing. it sounds more like the the 7 pin wasn't installed correctly. You have a 2011 with a package you won't have an issue. I will be adding a oil cooler, alternator and battery to complete the tow package on our Tacoma this year.
#95 of 98 proper gear for towing
Jun 29, 2012 (8:04 pm)
I have a 2010 Tacoma with tow package with automatic transmission. What gear should I use when towing a 4000 lb trailor?
#96 of 98 tacoma toll cost
Jan 13, 2013 (9:56 am)
my 2013 tacoma's gvwr is 5500lbs. does it cost more at tolls .
#97 of 98 Re: proper gear for towing [rusty021]
Mar 06, 2013 (2:18 pm)
i also have a 2010 tacoma.just went 2000 mile trip tried 4gear and did about 6-7mpg .used drive and got only did 8-9mpg.i was towing jayco ultralite 3500lbs not loaded.if anyone can help with mpg i would app.it
#98 of 98 Re: Tacoma for Travel Trailer Towing? [gandalf1]
Oct 06, 2013 (5:14 am)
If you have the towing package the 2914 Tacoma V6 is rated to pull up to a 3.5 ton GW trailer with a max tongue weight o 350 lbs. I actually pulled (well parked really) a Tacoma that was pulling a 30 foot trailer for my GF who never got the knack if backing with a trailer and it was easy. I actually drove around the block a few times and for the most part, had I not seen nor now it was back there, I sure didn't feel it there, IMHO, if you've got the TACOMA 4X4, the 4.0 V6 and the towing package with ride stabilization and the towing package with automatic tranny you should be golden. Can;t speak for the long trips cause I haven't towed anything for over 40 miles, you should be good to go, Just remember to not expect the same ride you get unloaded and try practicing it locally around your neighborhood when you have minimal traffic. The key to trailer pulling is simply forget it's there and don't spend a lot of time over thinking it. Then when baking into a spot, grasp the bottom o the steering wheel and slowly back up. If you need the traikler to go right: Move the wheel right and vice versa. That' the easiest way I know how and even my 11 year old can and HAS done it in a flat campsite! Good luck PS: Don't let others where you are know you have this skil or you will be deluged with requests from swarming noobs akig if you'll move and park theirs for them. First time I did that, I was "Held hostage" fo over 3 hours doing it (and of course teaching it) cause I was this 16 year old kid Where no on could back up their RV's. By all was said and done though? I had collected a little over #300 in cash! To an 11 year old I thought it was time for us to buy a new motorhome with all the money I had gotten! Had to pass for the 11 year old who didn't have to beg mom and dad to get candy from the Little general store in Parker AZ!