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Taco towing a Ram 1500???

Discussion in 'Towing' started by MT_mudflaps, Jun 13, 2009.

  1. Jun 13, 2009 at 11:34 AM
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    MT_mudflaps

    MT_mudflaps [OP] Just playin' on the runways

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    My Dodge [4x4 1500, that POS] is inoperative and I've had it in storage for the past four months. I've been kicking around the idea of towing it up to folks' place in Montana to store it there. Here's the thing my '06 Prerunner would need a hitch, as it didn't come with a tow package.
    I am wondering if it's possible/practical...

    I'd sure appreciate any input and/or suggestions.

    ( :rolleyes: I should just sell the stupid thing, but I know that I probably won't get much of any thing for it. I'd almost rather fix it later and keep it as a junker chore truck for back home -- let folks use it while I'm not there.)
     
  2. Jun 13, 2009 at 11:58 AM
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    paintdiddy

    paintdiddy Machine gun shits

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    good luck with that tow.post carnage pics..lol only kidding.it should tow it but super slow
     
  3. Jun 13, 2009 at 12:10 PM
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    RelentlessFab

    RelentlessFab Tacoma offroad armor fabricating beast Vendor

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    Had tons on the old Taco's.... new Tundra is pretty stock
    It would depend on what the truck weighs and how far you're going with it. But, since you dont have the tow package you'd be missing the tranny cooler if you're and auto, and you'd need to buy and wire in a trailer brake controller too. I probably wouldnt go through the hassle and cost associated(and some risk) with doing it and instead find someone with a larger truck already set up to tow to do it for you.
     
  4. Jun 13, 2009 at 12:24 PM
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    MT_mudflaps

    MT_mudflaps [OP] Just playin' on the runways

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    Yeah we're talkin' over 1,000 miles -- Long Beach, CA to Basin, MT...
     
  5. Jun 13, 2009 at 12:47 PM
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    petersharp

    petersharp Well-Known Member

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    Right on there - get on Craigslist and find someone going up there with an emty trailer. Flip him a couple of hundred and you're done.
     
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