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So im a little nervous to pull another truck on a car trailer with the 4.0

Discussion in 'Towing' started by Hgkilla, Jul 10, 2012.

  1. Jul 10, 2012 at 7:07 PM
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    Hgkilla

    Hgkilla [OP] Little Brown Pool Boy

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    Yeah its in the making but its still a taco
    Has anybody pulled a car trailer with their 4.0 ?? lets say with a small yota on the trailer for a long distance ?
     
  2. Jul 10, 2012 at 7:08 PM
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    Forster46

    Forster46 Very nice how much?

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    Lots of guys. Your fine, just take it easy and make sure you are setup right.
     
  3. Jul 10, 2012 at 7:08 PM
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    whippersnapper02

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    Should bw just fine.
     
  4. Jul 10, 2012 at 7:08 PM
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    2000GTacoma

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    ive pulled another vehicle on a car trailer along with a 12x10 barn 13 high on a trailer. long as the trailer is in good shape take your time plan your stops and you will be good. i have the 3.4 1st gen
     
  5. Jul 10, 2012 at 7:10 PM
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    Hgkilla

    Hgkilla [OP] Little Brown Pool Boy

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    Yeah its in the making but its still a taco
    all of yall have the auto or 6 speed i have the stick and thats what im nervous about will i burn my clutch to hell ???
     
  6. Jul 10, 2012 at 7:12 PM
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    whippersnapper02

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    Just don't slip the clutch a lot.
     
  7. Jul 10, 2012 at 7:13 PM
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    Forster46

    Forster46 Very nice how much?

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    I have a 2.7l 5 speed. I havent towed any cars but I have towed some heavy shit. As long as you take it easy and dont ride your clutch or push the engine more then you should, then you will do fine. Just dont try to haul ass going uphill or anything.
     
  8. Jul 10, 2012 at 7:16 PM
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    maxamillion2345

    maxamillion2345 Go home if you don't like guns liquor and whores.

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    I believe eric (relentlesstaco) hauled a backhoe numerous times and I think he had a 6 spd. No problems.
     
  9. Jul 10, 2012 at 7:18 PM
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    Yeah its in the making but its still a taco
    Ok so what type of hitch should i use on all this ??? some people are telling me a weight distributing hitch then others are like a regular hitch is fine but distributing hitches are expensive
     
  10. Jul 10, 2012 at 7:21 PM
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    Wait. Does your truck have the tow package?
     
  11. Jul 10, 2012 at 7:22 PM
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    Yeah he had a 6 sp
     
  12. Jul 10, 2012 at 7:23 PM
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    babytruck Babytruck, babytruck...I've got a babytruck :)

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    Had?



    Lulz.
     
  13. Jul 10, 2012 at 7:24 PM
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    yes it does
     
  14. Jul 10, 2012 at 7:25 PM
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  15. Jul 10, 2012 at 7:29 PM
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    kewl.

    Oh here's a hitch. Oh my. :eek:


    [​IMG]
     
  16. Jul 10, 2012 at 7:31 PM
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    Having the Tow package always helped, Ive pulled quite a few things up to around 5000 pounds so you should be good towing a small car.
     
  17. Jul 11, 2012 at 12:25 PM
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    Sold his 2nd gen. Has that red first gen now, don't remember what tranny hes got.
     
  18. Jul 11, 2012 at 12:31 PM
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    What is that the Toyota Buttplug Mod?
     
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