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Old 03-02-2014, 04:56 AM   #1
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Another hitch thread?

Not to beat a dead horse, but ......

I will be towing a 21 FBRS 3700 lbs dry with about 370 tongue weight, via a Toyota Tacoma 6500 tow capacity / 650 lbs tongue. The question is with the "short length" of the TT would the 4 point sway be overkill and the 2 of Fastway just fine. What I keep tripping over is the size / weight of the TV 5500 GCVW / 4200 dry.


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Old 03-02-2014, 07:10 AM   #2
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Towing capacity and payload capacity. - Tacoma World Forums

" I believe the Tacomas (with tow package) have 11,100 GCVWR."



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Old 03-02-2014, 07:16 AM   #3
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I think a single or a double friction would be fine. I towed similiar with a single and was ok.
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Old 03-02-2014, 07:17 AM   #4
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Should have read gvwr. Good catch.
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Old 03-02-2014, 09:45 AM   #5
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A 4 pt Equal-i-zer will not be overkill. Even though that trailer is fairly short, so is some of the Tacoma wheelbases.....those range from 110" to 140", depending on cab and bed configuration. Plus, a mid sized truck is going to be pushed around a bit more than a full sized truck. The 4 pt. Equal-i-zer with 600 lb. bars should be a good fit.

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Old 03-02-2014, 10:13 AM   #6
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600 vs 1000

Thanks mtnguy..
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i agree with MtnGuy, a 4-point Equalizer will NOT be overkill, especially with a shorter wheelbase tow vehicle.
plus you'll be supporting American workers, since it's made in the U.S. and the F2 is made overseas.

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