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3rd Gen Traction Control Modes Explained

Discussion in '3rd Gen. Tacomas (2016+)' started by Doggman, Jan 25, 2018.

  1. Aug 11, 2019 at 3:12 PM
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    D1rtyTaco_CWB

    D1rtyTaco_CWB It is what it is.

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    Wish we had the option of just turning it all off so we can get sideways easier when we want :bananadance:
     
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  2. Oct 23, 2019 at 1:04 PM
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    monkeyface Douchebag, or just douche if we're friends

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    Congrats 3G'rs, pretty nice of Toyota to prevent open diffs in 4LO on the non-TRDOR trims. Long overdue.
     
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  3. Oct 25, 2019 at 10:38 AM
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  4. Oct 25, 2019 at 10:42 AM
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  5. Oct 25, 2019 at 10:54 AM
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    yeah, i"m going to go back and edit my post to warn everyone to ignore the filmer as he doesn't know the terminology.
     
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  6. Oct 25, 2019 at 11:04 AM
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    It's all good, but it was a struggle getting everyone on the same page about the functions when mapping it out. The auto industry could use some standard terminology for safety related features though.

    :cheers:
     
  7. Oct 25, 2019 at 11:45 AM
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    No kidding. One thing to mess up your truck on a rock being an ass. But mess it up on purpose on a cheap ass jackstand? Shoot that's TW level material. :taco:
     
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  8. Oct 25, 2019 at 11:48 AM
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    That is so true.

    It would have taken next to nothing to do it better, just a couple wood shims or a bit of rubber padding. Hell, with all the frame rust stuff, I put rubber pads on my jack cup and stands.

    https://www.harborfreight.com/self-adhesive-rubber-safety-step-tread-98856.html

    If I really got my safety monkey hat out, I might say to recycle those abused stands also.
     
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  9. Oct 25, 2019 at 9:51 PM
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    Thanks for the info
     
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  10. Nov 8, 2019 at 9:20 PM
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    This thread rocks. Tough to remember what trim has what....some guy was convinced Sport didn't have even rudimentary TRAC(S) sent him here and his owner's manual........he is now a TW member ahahhahahaahahaha sucker!
     
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  11. Nov 8, 2019 at 10:10 PM
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    Good work!

    :cheers:
     
  12. Nov 8, 2019 at 11:42 PM
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    All 2WD models and All 4WD models share the SAME traction systems [TRAC, AUTO LSD, & TRAC OFF] EXCEPT the TRD OFF-ROADs... Only they have the locking rear differential.

    The 4WD Off Roads also have A-TRAC (manuals) or MTS & CRAWL (automatics).
    A-TRAC and MTS (Multi-Terrain-Select) are enhanced, super limited-slip, traction control very close to a locker but on both the front and rear tires without the negative steering issues of locked differentials off-roading. Only use the locker if all else fails... as Toyota says, use only for emergency.
     
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