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towing too soon?

Discussion in 'Towing' started by thal883, Jul 13, 2013.

  1. Jul 13, 2013 at 5:54 AM
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    thal883

    thal883 [OP] New Member

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    just bought a 2013 tacoma, unfortunately I'm in a pinch and need to tow a 2000 pound pop-up camper (about approx. 400 miles round trip) I will probably only have a maximum of 500 miles on the truck. I know tacomas are great trucks but....... will I be killing my truck with so little break in mileage?
     
  2. Jul 13, 2013 at 5:59 AM
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    rickmeseke

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    2000 lbs is nothing, if it were 5000 I might say yes, but at 2000 your fine
     
  3. Jul 13, 2013 at 7:13 AM
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    Your truck is already broke in, tow it.
     
  4. Jul 13, 2013 at 8:34 AM
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    Bsheriff11

    Bsheriff11 Remember Your ABC's. Always. Be. Cool.

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    It has what you need to know in the manual for tow break in, not sure what it says off the top of my head
     
  5. Feb 6, 2014 at 1:24 PM
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    mouse007

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    :(

    I have a similar situation. I need to tow a small lawn trailer with a matters and a refrigerator. 100 miles round trip, my 2014 Tow PKG has 430 miles on it. What do you guys think, should I wait...?
     
  6. Feb 6, 2014 at 2:26 PM
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    Tacoma Mike

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    The first weekend I had my truck I went on a 200 mile trip at hi turnpike speed. Next weekend I towed my bass boat.
    Don't go stupid with the truck and you will be fine. Like Rick said. If it was higher weight then I would rethink.
     
  7. Feb 6, 2014 at 3:47 PM
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    If you really feel it is a problem you could rent a tow vehicle.:rolleyes: But I think you'll be OK :thumbsup:
     
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