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Old 04-16-2016, 12:25 PM   #71
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Is the tacoma brake controller plug behind that kick plate white? Like the tekonsha plug, its white? Thanks
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Old 04-16-2016, 12:38 PM   #72
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Is the tacoma brake controller plug behind that kick plate white? Like the tekonsha plug, its white? Thanks
If you mean the trim in the door frame, no. It should be tucked up by the E-Brake. It's a pain to find, but it is there. Google a few images and search YouTube.
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Old 04-16-2016, 02:43 PM   #73
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We got a 2016 Tacoma this week. It took me three days to find the brake controller connection. The manual does not show the correct location and the harness model isn't listed yet by Toyota for the 2016 Tacoma. The kick plate under the dash forward of the driver's side door has to be removed. The plastic panel just has one screw and two compression fit connectors so is easy to pop off and back on. The brake controller connector is located behind another wire bundle. It uses a Tekonsha 3017-P wire harness which is the same as for the 2015 Tundra.
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I don't mean the trim, just the plug color in this post here.
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Old 04-16-2016, 03:26 PM   #74
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I don't mean the trim, just the plug color in this post here.
Yes, I believe it's white. It should not be plugged into anything. It might have a blank or cap on it. When you plug in your trailer brake should register it. Are you installing, or still shopping for a brake controller?
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Old 04-16-2016, 06:26 PM   #75
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Yes installing the P3 on a Tundra and future Tacoma. Thanks for the help. But Like Robin, I hope I can find it. Any Other Tundra owners can get this aftermarket panel that fits the factory one. Just scroll through this album (hit Next) and read the text at the bottom.
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Old 04-19-2016, 05:29 PM   #76
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We are interested in this too, we have a 2013 Tacoma and a place in line for a 19'.
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Does anyone have any thoughts re: High Lift or regular axle for towing behind a 2016 Tacoma?
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Old 04-19-2016, 06:09 PM   #77
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Has anyone towed with one of the new 2016 Tacomas? I'm shopping for a new tow vehicle for a 17B I'll be picking up next year. After reading all the posts from you fine folks on this forum, the Tacoma has become my first choice. Wish it were possible to test drive while towing.
A virtual test Drive is here
https://youtu.be/DCkBmiZV09w
notice they are using this interesting hyndsight camera
http://www.hyndsightvision.com/

I'm gonna try this towing mirror on my 2016 Tacoma. I don't know if it will fit so we shall see, ordered at etrailer for 25 bucks.
https://youtu.be/bI0Yv8Fv38g
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Old 04-19-2016, 07:17 PM   #78
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Just picked up my 16 Tacoma trd sport 4x4 to replace my 08 Tacoma. hooked up the p2 thanks to this thread. I have a Casita 17' with a Escape 19 on order. Love my new Tacoma. Love this Forum. Thanks Guys!!
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Old 05-11-2016, 10:39 AM   #79
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Anyone heard any feedback about sumospring helpers for towing? On another forum this post caught my eye(not mine). I wondered how they would work out for trailer towing? Thanks.

"Today I picked up about 800 lbs of dirt to fill a garden bed. I measured the height from the ground to the bottom lip of the rear fender before loading (36 1/2") and with the load (35 1/2"). I plan to tow with around 550 lbs of tongue weight so these SumoSprings seem to really do the job. Easy to install ( about 30 minutes) and no hassles with airing up bags. Smooth ride either with or without the load. That's my 2 cents."
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Old 05-11-2016, 10:46 AM   #80
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Anyone heard any feedback about sumospring helpers for towing? On another forum this post caught my eye. I wondered how they would work out for trailer towing. Thanks.

"Today I picked up about 800 lbs of dirt to fill a garden bed. I measured the height from the ground to the bottom lip of the rear fender before loading (36 1/2") and with the load (35 1/2"). I plan to tow with around 550 lbs of tongue weight so these SumoSprings seem to really do the job. Easy to install ( about 30 minutes) and no hassles with airing up bags. Smooth ride either with or without the load. That's my 2 cents."
I'd be all in on this if I could ditch the weight distribution hitch.
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