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how much can a 1st gen tacoma tow

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by socal19, Apr 10, 2011.

  1. Apr 10, 2011 at 10:39 PM
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    socal19

    socal19 [OP] TACOMA03

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    Hey guys I have a 2003 tacoma 3.4L v6 I was just wondering if anyone knows how much weight I will be able to tow on my truck
     
  2. Apr 10, 2011 at 10:51 PM
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    tb99trd

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  3. Apr 11, 2011 at 8:40 AM
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    cmf21

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    So why does my 2004 manual say 6000 #'s???

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  4. Apr 11, 2011 at 9:52 AM
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    tb99trd

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    says 5,000 in my 99 owners manual
     
  5. Apr 11, 2011 at 4:19 PM
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    Blackdawg

    Blackdawg Dr. Frankenstein

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    2nd gens are rated at 6500lbs according to the manual

    but i doubt 1st gens are higher then 5000...
     
  6. Apr 11, 2011 at 4:36 PM
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    Yamaha Dave

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    5,000 optimistically, just stay away from the hills if you're anywhere close to that unless you want to get yourself killed.
     
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