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2013 Toyota Tacoma Base 2WD Reg Cab I4 MT (Natl)

2013 Toyota Tacoma
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Rear Wheel Drive, Regular Cab
21 mpg city / 25 mpg hwy
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July 13, 2014, 2:46 pm

Kenneth M
 

Question: A 2013 Toyota Tacoma 4 x 4 - see details below

I just bought a 2013 Toyota Tacoma access cab pickup truck (4 x 4). The truck I owned previously was a full size Toyota Tundra. I had a small 7' 4" Western "Suburbanite" plow on it. My question is can I put this small plow on the Tacoma, which only has a 4-cylinder engine ? I don't want to overtax the engine or transmission, or ruin the front end. I only plow my driveway and a few friends and family. Can I do it safely ?

Kenny


July 13, 2014, 10:40 pm

Richard W
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The snow plow will be way to hard on the truck.


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