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New Member - Towing & Canopy Questions

Discussion in 'New Members' started by White398, Jul 19, 2010.

  1. Jul 19, 2010 at 7:39 PM
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    White398

    White398 [OP] Member

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    Hi there,

    I am new to the forum and was wondering if anyone could tell me:

    1). If it is possible and how to hard / expensive it may be to upgrade my 08 Tacoma 4X4 Double Cab to pull 6500 lbs (as in the TRD kit) instead of standard 5000 lbs (non-TRD) that my truck is rated for. I assume it would involve adding a trani-cooler and changing the rear diff gears ?

    2).Where can I get a good deal on a new or used canopy ?

    Thanks in advance.

    Cheers - White398
     
  2. Jul 19, 2010 at 7:42 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Welcome to TW!
    The towing package includes a higher amp alternator, along with an oil cooler, and external tranny cooler. What model truck do you have?
     
  3. Jul 19, 2010 at 7:48 PM
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    White398

    White398 [OP] Member

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    I have an 08' SR5 Crew(Dbl) Cab 4X4 with Auto transmission.

    I'm looking at purchasing a holiday trailer and am finding out if I had the TRD kit I would have more options due to towing capacity.
     
  4. Jul 19, 2010 at 7:51 PM
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    Simon's Mom

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    Welcome to the forum. :wave:
    You can always post a Want to Buy (WTB) ad on here or craigslist for the canopy. They show up now and then on here
    Also, if you post your question on the Towing section or 2GEN specific forum, you may get more views and answers....but Chris is on the spot :thumbsup:
    Have fun with your truck!
     
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