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Old 09-10-2015, 11:29 AM   #1
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Do you really need a V8?

Save your $$$$ you really don't need a V8 Duramax/Allison to haul a V-Nose.....well that was what my DW was hoping for Click image for larger version

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Old 09-10-2015, 11:50 AM   #2
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Well the RAV 4 4 cylinder engine is only rated to tow 1500 pounds, and the 6 cylinder engine is only rated to 2000 pounds without the tow package and with the tow package 3500. I tow a small aluminium boat with my RAV 4 4 cylinder and it is all the Toyota wants for sure. Also the shorter wheel base of the TV the more problems towing, the Toyota is a very short wheel base. I would not recommend this towing arrangement.
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Old 09-10-2015, 11:54 AM   #4
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I think this is the JOKES and HUMOR section
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Old 09-10-2015, 12:14 PM   #5
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Just make sure you do a tire upgrade to a set of LT's on the RAV and you will be good to go!
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I think I'd just put a lift kit on the Rav Later RJD
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Old 09-10-2015, 01:53 PM   #7
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No you don't need a V8. My truck is a little ol' six cylinder and does just fine!
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Old 09-10-2015, 03:21 PM   #8
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Well the RAV 4 4 cylinder engine is only rated to tow 1500 pounds, and the 6 cylinder engine is only rated to 2000 pounds without the tow package and with the tow package 3500. I tow a small aluminium boat with my RAV 4 4 cylinder and it is all the Toyota wants for sure. Also the shorter wheel base of the TV the more problems towing, the Toyota is a very short wheel base. I would not recommend this towing arrangement.
clr, this was posted in the Jokes and Humor section.
i'm sure the OP isn't using the RAV to tow.
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I used a 6 cyl in my motorhome to tow a 34' tri axel boat trailer all over the usa and canada..............................wait it was a 6v53 detroit,still a 6!
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Wait till those weight police get here... LOL

They taken themselves SO SERIOUSLY they will not want to hear this is the J / H section!

I had a Chevy Cruse for a few days when my 2500 was in the shop for some upgrades... Thought about taking a pic of it hooked up to the TT!! LOL I did like the 66 MPG...
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