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Will we lose good sensation?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by bra, Oct 30, 2008.

  1. Oct 30, 2008 at 11:31 PM
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    bra

    bra [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Hi Do you think with the new 09 tacoma we will lose some good sensation compared to the 08 because of the new electronic "safety" features like vsc or other, for example spinning the wheels, play hard with the truck... What do you think? Have you compared the both?
     
  2. Oct 31, 2008 at 4:05 AM
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    RCBS

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    should be able to trun them all off manualy. my buddy's '07 tundra has all that crap on it. they usualy give a button to turn off traction control "TRAC", but on his tundra if you turn off the TRAC button, then push it again and hold it for 3-5 secdonds...it turns off the Stability Nanny too. i'm not a big fan of the government or manufacturers "saving me from myself" none of those "safety" options on my '06 Taco. :D
     
  3. Oct 31, 2008 at 11:37 AM
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    I've noticed that the american website mentions the button to turn off the traction control... but the Canadian website doesn't mention it. Does anyone know if the Canadian trucks have the button?
     
  4. Oct 31, 2008 at 2:32 PM
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    zuter

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    In the manual it says to push and hold the VSC button (vehicle with squiggly lines under) for 3 second, this will disable the VSC and TRAC control. Thats in the Canadian 09 manual, pg 186.
     
  5. Oct 31, 2008 at 3:09 PM
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    Okkine

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    Sweet Thanks. That's good to know.
     
  6. Feb 3, 2009 at 7:44 PM
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    fletch aka

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  7. Feb 3, 2009 at 7:55 PM
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    jhodge83

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    wat?
    well u've got the locker u can put on to spin both
     
  8. Feb 4, 2009 at 5:18 AM
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    Demoncleaner

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    Dont think it 'kills' the fun completely seeing you can bypass, and no doubt its 'safer' for reg driving, but fooling around with buttons would get old quick (thinking daily to get up my icy driveway). I'll be trying the nannies to their limit in my buddy's new 09' next week in the Adirondacks. All ice/snow covered roads should be a good test vs my 05.
     
  9. Feb 4, 2009 at 11:02 AM
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    RCBS

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    i'm all for being safe, but i prefer to drive in a safe manner rather than rely on someone's idea of being safe. what ever happened to just learning how to drive? damn insurance companies. speaking of which...if you are involved in an accident, and the vsc or trac has engauged just prior to the wreck...is the truck responsible?? i hope this truck lasts a long time...i don't want a new one.
     
  10. Feb 4, 2009 at 11:25 AM
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    tacoholic

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    Quite possibly, someday...
    everything there can always be turned off...or disconnected. :D
    I say as long as you can turn it off, it's good to have.
     
  11. Feb 4, 2009 at 12:13 PM
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    I'd like to know if anyone's figured out a way to turn off the VSC and keep it off (untill you turn it back on) instead of having to do it every time you start the vehicle.
     
  12. Feb 4, 2009 at 12:13 PM
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    Delmarva

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    Pull the fuse... or something like that...
     
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