1. Welcome to Tacoma World!

    You are currently viewing as a guest! To get full-access, you need to register for a FREE account.

    As a registered member, you’ll be able to:
    • Participate in all Tacoma discussion topics
    • Communicate privately with other Tacoma owners from around the world
    • Post your own photos in our Members Gallery
    • Access all special features of the site

How do you tow

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by GTVAPSAMTIK, Oct 24, 2009.

  1. Oct 24, 2009 at 10:51 AM
    #1
    GTVAPSAMTIK

    GTVAPSAMTIK [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 30, 2009
    Member:
    #23563
    Messages:
    220
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    SOHAIL
    Fort Carson, CO
    Vehicle:
    2010 TRD OFF-ROAD 4X4 Automatic
    EXTANG Tuff WeatherTech Liners Toyota Bed Mat Coverkind Seat Covers
    This is my first truck and I have never tow'ed anything before. I am about tow a CIVIC on an auto transported behind the truck. Now do I have to put the truck in Part time 4WD or keep it in 2WD ? Also what else I need to keep in mind before I tow.

    [​IMG]
     
  2. Oct 24, 2009 at 10:54 AM
    #2
    mwild

    mwild I CANT SPELL SO DONT BITCH

    Joined:
    May 18, 2008
    Member:
    #6720
    Messages:
    1,413
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Matt
    Vernon, NJ
    Vehicle:
    03 2500 Dodge Ram
    Cat-Back, weather techs, ipod and sisuis Old 04 Taco: 5100s At all 4 corners set at 2.5", Toyotec AAL, Gibson cat-back, Deck plate mod, 20% Tint on fronts, 10" Kicker Comp sub, Sirius radio, Bud Built Skid, Pro Comp 8069 Wheels
    2wd is fine and just b careful turning and backin up
     
  3. Oct 24, 2009 at 10:57 AM
    #3
    ImpulseRed008

    ImpulseRed008 Gone But Not Forgotten

    Joined:
    Sep 9, 2008
    Member:
    #9104
    Messages:
    42,615
    Gender:
    Female
    First Name:
    Susan
    SC
    Vehicle:
    08 PreRunner SR5 V6 w/tow pkg
    OEM SS tube steps, Access LE tonneau cover, pop n'lock, AVS in-channel vent visors, stubby antenna, Wet Okole seat covers, bed mat, rear diff breather mod, 4 extra d rings in bed, K&N air filter.
  4. Oct 24, 2009 at 10:59 AM
    #4
    GTVAPSAMTIK

    GTVAPSAMTIK [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 30, 2009
    Member:
    #23563
    Messages:
    220
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    SOHAIL
    Fort Carson, CO
    Vehicle:
    2010 TRD OFF-ROAD 4X4 Automatic
    EXTANG Tuff WeatherTech Liners Toyota Bed Mat Coverkind Seat Covers
  5. Jul 15, 2010 at 11:57 AM
    #5
    chopper

    chopper ky taco

    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2010
    Member:
    #40197
    Messages:
    296
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    chop
    stanton,kentucky
    Vehicle:
    05 taco reg cab 4x4
    dura tracs, debadged, weathertech floormats, removed mudflaps,black paint wheels,k&n air intake.
    No problem towing a civic 2wd hammer down
     
  6. Jul 15, 2010 at 12:11 PM
    #6
    skytower

    skytower Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 7, 2010
    Member:
    #38505
    Messages:
    3,228
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Dave
    virginia
    Vehicle:
    08 Tacoma 4x4
    Hitch and wiring, aux back-up light, rear strobe lights, radio and underseat sub.
    If I remember correctly, the tow dolly doesn't have brakes of it's own. You can exceed your vehicles brake rating without trailer brakes leading to brake fade and failure.
    I would check with U-haul. They have a handy list of vehicle capabilities for tow dollies.
     
To Top