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Ive been trying to avoid this thread for days now, but will add my thoughts...
5.7 Tundra with Factory tow package including 4.30 gears, Class IV hitch, etc... in top mechanical condition.
Quality Brake control Unit and brakes on all trailer axles.
Load range E tires
Quality WDH with sway control
Front/rear sway bars
Air Springs on the rear to help level the soft factory suspension(why do we insist our modern trucks ride like our cars)
Don't install a huge lift kit and tall tires with lots of sidewall flex and a drop hitch. Keep your center of gravity low.
Would I do it...Yes. Would I make the recommendation to someone I do not know personally...No. I say this because only you know and understand your experience and comfort level. Ive been towing, hauling and working light duty trucks all of my life and know what feels right and what does not. My Tundra(pre supercharger) tows with more power and is more confidence inspiring than the V10 4.30axle F350 I had previously. My buddy with a concrete business regularly pulls his dump trailer at around 20K and loves his Tundra's.
Start off easy. Accelerate smoothly. Manage your load. Minimize where you can(buy local firewood, water and holding tanks empty, etc. Don't try and keep up/run with unloaded traffic(75mph on the interstate). Don't Use cruise control. Don't use 6th gear.
EDIT- 7.5K Dry, 11K GVWR Toyhauler for those wondering.
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Last edited by MrMax; 05-12-2017 at 11:03 AM.