My 1992 Toyota Warrior towing our 1994 Mercury Capri

WePulled our Capri from Inverness Fl. to Pittsburgh Pa without any problems. It was a little slow going over the mountains in West Virginia and Virginia. We did manage to pass a few tractor trailers that were going slower than us.

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Comment by Lakota Wolf on August 22, 2018 at 1:32pm

Those 2.0 and 2.2 R engines Toyota used are little power horses but not designed to pull real heavy, especially with an automatic,, Majority of the motor homes went with the 3 ltr, V 6,, (basically a 283 chevy engine with the 2 back cyl, cut off,, It was a short stroke power house and had a good rev line. 1st generation 3.0's were known for blowing head gaskets till toyota cured the problem.. Now they are a beast,,, suck on gas but do pull their fair weight.. BTW,, they are good for 200K before really breaking in..

Comment by a linger on August 21, 2018 at 10:36pm
Yes those older Toyota's with the 4 bangers were 2.2 lt. only 8 tenths of a litre smaller in size than the V-6 3.0 litre,but the 3.0 had much more bottom end torque.I can only imagine what it was like towing that car up and down any mountain. Cool old Toyota RV
Comment by richard nance on August 3, 2018 at 6:51am

when i saw it i assumed it was one of the four cylinder toyotas i grew up with.a v6 should have enough power to handle it.

Comment by Dawn Michelle on August 3, 2018 at 5:28am

That's fabulous!! Maybe I should consider seeing if I could tow with my 8 cyl Prius needs a dolly though so that's 500lbs and the car is 3000.  With my heat sink/vapor lock issue I have to watch out for though might be too much.  It's set up to tow, but not sure about a car (previous owner towed a trailer with odds and ends).

Comment by dennis diehl on July 30, 2018 at 12:13pm

It is a 3.0 6 cyl. with automatic, changed fluid when I got to Pa. and it was clean

Comment by richard nance on July 24, 2018 at 4:42pm

its surprising the four cylinder toyota engine would have enough power.i assume the motorhome is a straight drive.i definatly wouldn't try that with an automatic.



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