Manufacturers often embellish the of a truck in advertisements. Instead, let AutoZone lend you what you need through our Loan-a-Tool program the next time you visit your neighborhood store. The truck pulled it with gusto just be sure to get the 5spd manual and fill it with premium. I did have to drop her into 4L to crawl out of the steep boat launch. The Toyota Tundra owners seem to be real happy. I know all the 2nd and 3rd gen trucks are dogs, and I think I'm fine with that.
Several companies used to make little tongue dollies just for the this sort of use. Going through the same thing on a 89. I would make myself a 3 inch foam pillow to sit on, and hope nobody rear ended me pulling onto the freeway. Trade-in price of the Isuzu V6 and new car discount on the 4Runner were very good last September. Toyota 4Runner V8 has a 5-speed automatic transmission, higher towing capacity, much better transmission cooler, and better fuel economy for towinng because the engine and transmission will not be working as hard. More power helps on the hills.
If you want a nice comfortable ride and not have to worry about as much, get a full size pickup. Had a friend growing up that used a 1st gen runner for the same purpose and load you are describing. First, the tongue weight is one rating. The Chinook allows a max of 150 lbs. Of course a Navigator or Suburban would be real nice, I wouldn't wast the money on a diesel unless you are just going to burn up the road with it. The original Owner's Manual is the best source for towing specs.
If so I'll broaden my search to include the 6cyl trucks. Although different, these two parameters can affect each other. Pull the front of the dash off above the steering column. If it came to that with the high gas prices, so be it. We don't anticipate crossing the rockies on I-70, so high mountain driving is not a concern. If both of these are good it is possible that you have a problem in your front differential or your transfer case.
We have borrowed friends Coleman campers. This can vary quite a bit; our 1999 had a tongue wt of 340 lbs, but our new 2005 has a tongue wt that is 100 lbs more. But there's plenty more to consider when it comes to truck buying. Short Cuts More on 4x4Wire: More 4x4 Tech 4x4Wire: Below are the specifications for different parts used on Toyota pickups and 4Runners. One thing to be very careful of is the tongue weight. Unique installation requirements for some applications. Of course a Navigator or Suburban would be real nice, I wouldn't wast the money on a diesel unless you are just going to burn up the road with it.
Part designations are given for standard items such as engines and transmissions. Tow rating should not exceed about 50% of total vehicle weight. As we've seen, not much when it comes to half-ton trucks. There are 4 screws holing in the gage cluster. Hydraulic transfer case, transmission and transfer case cannot be seperated. Grampa: Just note that the refrigerator in the 16' Casita is smaller than the one in the 17' models, only 2Cu. Guessing the Corolla weighs about 2,800-3,000 lbs, I would not be comfortable towing more than about 1,000 to 1,200 lbs for any distance.
Toyota Tech: Pickup and 4Runner Part Specifications Welcome to 4x4Wire! If you open the glove box and persuade it to go past the stops, you can reach in and to the right and up a little where you will feel a small plastic square attached to some wires. However, I would want to cut down some weight by only filling the water tank half way and only two people riding in it, others can take a separate car. Requires access to English and metric socket and combination wrenches. As if the half-ton-naming stuff wasn't confusing enough, can be deceptive. Drilling required for some applications. Even among half tons, payload and towing capacities can vary. Shop with AutoZone online and choose Same Day Store Pickup.
In this model, if it had a bucket seat, the gear shift was set slightly forward to allow for extra space. In other words, if my Runner were unloaded and performing anything like it is loaded I'd be searching for the problem. I'm sure it would be ok in the mountains, just slow. Good rule of thumb for towing, don't exceed the manufacture's rating. Coachman and a Dodge van. Our little truck seemed to handle it fine.