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lokeye 04-23-2011 04:40 AM

Towing an off road rig
 
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Looking to get a trailer to tow my 71 jeep. My truck is an 06 access cab TRD sport model. The rating is 6500 lbs I believe. With a trailer and the jeep I think I will be damn close to that, should I be worried? Any advice on trailer types?

My rig...

TACOMA TRD 04-23-2011 04:54 AM

Did you have the leaf TSB done? If not, you will at least need that.

atvlifestyle 04-23-2011 04:56 AM

Just make sure you get a carhauler so the weight distribution of the trailer is correct and you arent carrying all the weight on the tongue. Also make sure it has trailerbrakes and put a brake controller in your truck. You can always run loadbars if needed.

lokeye 04-23-2011 04:57 AM

I brought it to the dealer a year ago... they basically told me there was nothing wrong with the way it was... I never pushed the issue cause honestly I really haven't had any problems.

smileyfish 04-23-2011 05:17 AM

nice 5, i bought my taco to tow my cj3b. for now flat tow then small trailer in 2012 when i go back to moab

lokeye 04-23-2011 05:47 AM

Thanks. Do you wheel in Ma. ? Been wheeling in Freetown cause its close.

smileyfish 04-23-2011 05:51 AM

little, getting tough to find spots

sako243 04-23-2011 11:07 AM

i have an o8 with the v6. jsut pull a camper weighting 5750lbs and had no problems. truck handled it very well. and im very happy with the truck


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