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Old 07-20-2015, 09:18 PM   #1
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Toyota Tacoma Pre-Runner?

I bought a 2013 in.. 2013. At the time I opted to NOT get the 4x4.. grrr.

I have since bought a Winnebago motorhome and would like to find a toad. I understand the 2x4 can not be towed 4 down.

Has anyone found a way to tow one of these? Reason i ask.. On the way home to Cali from Idaho, I saw a MH towing a Toyota Echo.. I'm pretty sure thats what it was. Towing 4 down.

So, I'm hoping someone might direct me if it's possible.. pulling a fuse and or whatever. Not holding any high hopes.

Otherwise, I'd like to find an AWD or stick that's a couple years old that boasts reasonably good economy. Any thoughts? My Honda Civic gets well over 40 MPG. I could tow that on a dolly.. but, that's a bit of a pain from past experience.
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Old 07-20-2015, 09:48 PM   #2
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You can install a driveshaft disconnect on the pre-runners. Remco used to make these, but sold that part of the business to another manufacturer. Check with Drive Shaft King in Dallas, TX at 800-442-6329 or Southwest Enterprises in Yuma, AZ at 928-782-3611. I haven't looked into it for awhile, but I think you can still get the disconnect. Either of these two installers can tell you for sure if it is still available.
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You can install a driveshaft disconnect on the pre-runners. Remco used to make these, but sold that part of the business to another manufacturer. Check with Drive Shaft King in Dallas, TX at 800-442-6329 or Southwest Enterprises in Yuma, AZ at 928-782-3611. I haven't looked into it for awhile, but I think you can still get the disconnect. Either of these two installers can tell you for sure if it is still available.
I had a disconnect on my 4wd Tacoma. Should be no problem having one built for the Pre-runner. It should make a great toad. Dave at Driveshaft King built a disconnect for my 2013 Xterra 4wd. Did an awesome job.
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I bought a 2013 in.. 2013. At the time I opted to NOT get the 4x4.. grrr.

I have since bought a Winnebago motorhome and would like to find a toad. I understand the 2x4 can not be towed 4 down.

Has anyone found a way to tow one of these? Reason i ask.. On the way home to Cali from Idaho, I saw a MH towing a Toyota Echo.. I'm pretty sure thats what it was. Towing 4 down.

So, I'm hoping someone might direct me if it's possible.. pulling a fuse and or whatever. Not holding any high hopes.

Otherwise, I'd like to find an AWD or stick that's a couple years old that boasts reasonably good economy. Any thoughts? My Honda Civic gets well over 40 MPG. I could tow that on a dolly.. but, that's a bit of a pain from past experience.

Did you ever set your Tacoma up for towing?
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No, we are opting to tow the CRV instead.
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Old 11-16-2015, 08:48 PM   #6
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Had my Tundra done in Dallas. About six mo. ago
Love it Got tow lights on it .Got the lights to plug in
But can not figer how to hook them up
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I have been towing mine with a drive shaft disconnect for 6 years. Great toad.
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