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Old 02-10-2010, 08:46 PM   #43
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Power is a one of the aspects that needs to be considered. This comparison chart gives you a bit of an idea how various vehicles and engine sizes perform.

Road Ruler that's a great chart you have. Funny that a Jeep Grand Cherokee V8 is the same a s a 6 cyl Toyota FJ Cruiser, thought mine was perky.

If I move up in size I think I found the perfect tow vehicle though, this guy had a great rig.
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Old 02-18-2010, 07:06 PM   #44
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Hey Everyone,
Thanks for all the advice. Just wanted everyone to know that we have decided to step up to the V6 Tacoma that has a tow rating of 6500#. That should be enough to pull the 16' Sport (3500# GVWR).

The 16' Sport gets to the dealer today or tomorrow and we will be checking out this weekend and possibly making an offer.

Can't wait.
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Old 02-18-2010, 07:38 PM   #45
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Hey Everyone,
Thanks for all the advice. Just wanted everyone to know that we have decided to step up to the V6 Tacoma that has a tow rating of 6500#. That should be enough to pull the 16' Sport (3500# GVWR).

The 16' Sport gets to the dealer today or tomorrow and we will be checking out this weekend and possibly making an offer.

Can't wait.
Good Luck....ask a lot of questions. Ck it over good...
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Good move you'll be happier in the long run.

The picnic lunch recommended sounds like a fun thing to do as well.
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Good move. The 4 cylinder probably would not make for a fun towing experience.

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Hi all with my tacoma v6 I move my 31' excella around the trailer park but I am almost finished with my restoration and scared to go out the gates lol
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Road Ruler that's a great chart you have. Funny that a Jeep Grand Cherokee V8 is the same a s a 6 cyl Toyota FJ Cruiser.
arca.. Good observation. It is ironic but not really funny.
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