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  1. Towing Questions

    Trailers and Towing Tech
    Hey everyone. Here in about 6-8 months I'm going to be moving from Florida to Utah pulling a trailer with my 08 FJ. I am buying a trailer but need some opinions on what you think I can safely tow. Im looking at two size of trailers a 8.5 x 16ft or a 8.5 x 20ft trailer. The trailer weighs around...
  2. WTB tow hitch OEM or aftermarket either is fine

    Want to Buy (FJ Related Items)
    Hi I have a stock rear bumper and want to have some sort of towing capabilities. Open to either the stock tow setup or something aftermarket. Does anyone have something they would like to sell? Best, Jon
  3. Uhaul Towing

    Trailers and Towing Tech
    I was wondering what is the largest recommended towing size behind my FJ. I am looking at moving a fair distance and I dont have that much stuff, but I was looking at moving in a larger trailer if possible behind my FJ. What is the largest anyone has ever used? Photo would be helpful. I am...
  4. Flat towing my 2007 FJ Cruiser (photos and videos)

    Trailers and Towing Tech
    Hi there, this is my first post on the FJ Cruiser Forums. I did a ton of research awhile back on the topic of towing the FJ and this forum had the best info on the internet. I wanted to thank SwiCago, the OP on this thread, and everyone who chipped in with both technical and practical knowledge...
  5. Towing a loaded Xventure XV-2 on stock Trail Teams suspension?

    Trailers and Towing Tech
    Hello all, I have a 2014 FJ TTUE, and upon purchase had the dealer install the genuine Toyota tow hitch kit with 4-pin wiring harness kit. I'm considering purchase of an Xventure XV-2 off-road trailer but am wondering whether the stock Trail Teams suspension is up to the task or not: The FJ...
  6. Transmission Cooler Sizing/Brand Selection

    Transmissions / Transfer Cases / Traction Aids
    Hey everyone, I find myself doing more and more towing with my '11 FJ and knowing these rigs do not come with a tow package, I would like to add in an auxiliary transmission cooler. Between my boat, flat motorcycle trailer, and camper I would like to keep the transmission as happy as I can...
  7. Ultimate bumper hitch

    Trailers and Towing Tech
    I needed to install a towing setup when I first bought our FJ since the primary focus of our purchase was to tow our 16’ Airstream to parks, unhitch and go on 4wd trails. Although the camper isn’t 4wd capable, it’s wonderful to come back to that day or after tenting on longer trail journeys. I...
  8. Hitch and Wiring

    Trailers and Towing Tech
    Hello all, sorry if I'm posting to the wrong section. I am setting up my 2013 that currently is w/o towing package to tow my travel trailer. Couple of questions: First: Any feedback on pulling a 4500 lb travel trailer with my FJ? It's 30' LOA and I have an equalizer hitch with sway control...
  9. Camper in Tow - Need Brake Recommendations

    Trailers and Towing Tech
    Hey everyone, this is my first post. I live in a camper and move often so I can travel the country. What I want to know is should I upgrade to drilled and/or slotted rotors. I am on the west coast and do lots of driving up and down mountains. I can feel the vibration now when I hit the brakes so...
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