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Canadian Tacoma taller than their American Counterparts?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by JKlam, Jan 13, 2011.

  1. Jan 13, 2011 at 7:56 PM
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    Delete this...
     
  2. Jan 13, 2011 at 8:07 PM
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    Canadian trucks come with the TSB 4 leaf pack standard. Guess Toyota figured out we use them as..gasp..trucks !

    :D
     
  3. Jan 13, 2011 at 8:07 PM
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    our trucks in Canada come with the 4 leaf spring from the factory. so it starts out like the us trucks after the tsb.
     
  4. Jan 13, 2011 at 8:19 PM
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    Dunno about that, but even the Canadian trucks don't come with the 6500lb capacity towing package until you add TRD.
     
  5. Jan 14, 2011 at 4:59 AM
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    uhh my dad has a prerunner double cab long bed with the tow package and it's only a SR5...
     
  6. Jan 14, 2011 at 7:18 AM
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    Good to know, thanks !

    ...got to admit, I forgot the Prerunner even existed..I don't think very many of them are sold up here.
     
  7. Jan 14, 2011 at 9:17 AM
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    No prerunner ( ie fake 4x4 ) in Canada .
     
  8. Jan 14, 2011 at 10:22 AM
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    heh...that would probably explain my memory loss :D
     
  9. Jan 14, 2011 at 4:01 PM
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    For info/comparison,my 2009 base model 4x4 access cab came from the factory with 5000 lb towing capacity. That wasn't an option, it just came that way.
     
  10. Jan 14, 2011 at 5:10 PM
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    Which means you don't have the towing package.

    I bought my truck new from the US, and it only had 3 leafs.
    I brought it to my local dealer and even though at the time there was no TSB for the 4 leafs (no need in Canada), I was able to piont out that all the trucks on the lot had 4 leafs and mine didn't. The dealer agreed and replaced them under warranty.

    Shawn
     
  11. Jan 14, 2011 at 5:53 PM
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    According to an e-mail I got from
    Toyota Canada, all Canadian specification trucks and vans come with the tow package, and have factory installed heavy duty alternator, starter, battery and transmission cooler.

    I had the dealership install a hitch and 4 pin harness. I put a 7 pin on myself.

    Does the TRD OR come with 7 pin connector? And how does it get the extra 1500 lb of towing capacity?
     
  12. Jan 14, 2011 at 5:56 PM
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    My 4x4 SR5 has the tow package.
     
  13. Jan 14, 2011 at 5:58 PM
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    What's the towing capacity? 5000 or 6500 lb?
     
  14. Jan 14, 2011 at 5:59 PM
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    How was the AAL too big?
     
  15. Jan 14, 2011 at 6:13 PM
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    The extra 1500 lbs of towing capacity comes from the increased ability of the drivetrain to keep itself cool with the addition of the tranny/oil cooler. The 7 pin connector and pre-wiring for a brake controller add the rest.
     
  16. Jan 14, 2011 at 6:16 PM
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    I don't know - doesn't say on the sticker anywhere. Manual says 6500 w/tow package, so I assume 6500. I have a Class IV hitch, transmission/oil coolers, 130A alternator, heavy-duty battery and 7-pin connector. You tell me!
     
  17. Jan 15, 2011 at 4:05 AM
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    Ah I forgot about the oil cooler, thanks.
     
  18. Jan 15, 2011 at 7:38 AM
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    That is because they have to go through more Boll Shit
     
  19. Jan 15, 2011 at 9:25 AM
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    Actually , I'd suggest you guys have to go through more bullshit . I mean , you have to go and ask the dealer to add suspension parts we get stock.
     
  20. Jan 15, 2011 at 8:27 PM
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    My 2006 Trd which I just trader and was a Canadian truck only had 3 leafs on the back.
     
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