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Old 09-17-2007, 02:22 PM   #15
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Very nice. Did you get that screen door fixed?

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Yes I did, Bucked those rivets in just fine, thanks again for all the help!
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Old 09-23-2007, 04:39 PM   #16
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I got the brake controller installed (same cable as the 03) and the hitch setup correctly today. I took the trailer for a short run on the freeway and the new Tundra has much more power then the 03. The 03 towed well, this tows so much better. After a couple of years with the strap on mirrors, I am in heaven with these tow mirrors.
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Old 09-23-2007, 04:41 PM   #17
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I got the brake controller installed (same cable as the 03) and the hitch setup correctly today.
Which type did you get?
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Old 09-23-2007, 04:52 PM   #18
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Which type did you get?
I am useing the Prodigy that I had in my 03.
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Old 09-23-2007, 05:21 PM   #19
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Azflycaster -- I am just about to buy an 07 Tundra 4x4!. I am debating about the TRD package. What do you think? Does it help in towing. I'm inexperienced at towing and this will be my first airstream. Plan to tow a 25 twin bed if I can find one on the used market that works for us. Thanks,
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Old 09-23-2007, 05:35 PM   #20
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The TRD package was not on my list of must have items when I was looking for my Tundra. The one I found had it and I think it will be a plus. It has better shocks and the anti sway bar in the rear. I have only test towed and with nothing to compare it against, it hard to say if it is worth the cost.

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Old 09-23-2007, 06:46 PM   #21
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Although I tow a 25 footer with a 2005 tacoma, and it does a great job. I will own a new Tundra when the time is right. It is awesome
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Old 09-23-2007, 06:58 PM   #22
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Question how many miles before towing???

Question. I guess this applies to any vehicle but I'm asking in particular with regard to the 2007 Tundra. How many miles does the manual say to drive before you can start towing a trailer? I was going to trade my 4 runner for a Tundra tomorrow but unfortunately I am going on a trip this coming weekend where I need to tow a tandem wheel 8x12 Uhaul. Not all that much weight but I don't want to risk it if its a problem. I will be gone for a few weeks so I may have to wait till I return before I trade for the Tundra. Thanks,
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The owners manual says that the break in period is 500 miles. My Tundra forgot to read the book
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Old 09-23-2007, 10:17 PM   #24
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Nice looking truck Richard. It also sounds like you got a decent deal.

My neighbor keeps bugging me to replace my GMC with a Tundra like his but since we aren't using it for towing (yet) I haven't seen the need to do so. Looking at your picture sure gets me thinking though.

It will be interesting to hear how it tows compared to the old one after you've used it for a while.

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Richard---Sweet new truck. Has the alum support cone been buffed to a mirror finish yet??
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Richard---Sweet new truck. Has the alum support cone been buffed to a mirror finish yet??
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No it has not, you can check it out at the Fiesta, more work then I want to do...
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Congratulations on your new Tundra. I just made a similar deal with 4WD, TRD, cold kit (bigger battery), etc. Getting harder to find just what I wanted at end of September, so we took "blue streak" instead of silver. Dealer really wanted my '02 Tundra, so we ended up several hundred bucks off national avg. on the new one and I saved $500 on sales tax by doing the trade. I think TRD package has firmer ride though when I test drove one I felt pretty isolated from the highway (more so than the '02's)—sort of like the Sequoias. Incentives ($2500 rebate or 0% financing) end Oct. 2. The 5.7 liter is fast enough to beat one of those "hemis" (of course, just about all engines are hemis for decades, aren't they)
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I am in New Mexico at the alloon fiesta right now. The first tow with the new tundra was just great. Plenty of power and handles great. I love the tow mirrors! I did come up on a hemi dude that wanted to race, but I backed off at 80. Ask him about the NM state police....
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