last year for for the I6

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so i need/want a tow vehicle for the quads. i was thinking a tundra(with the 8 of course!!), but having never had a new truck payment to make, i don't really want one now either.

so i'm now thinking 80 series, and i want the inline motor.
so what was the last yr they had the 6?
 
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didn't all 80's come with an I6?
 
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Brian,
Of course, we would love to see you get an 80, but IMHO, the Tundra would make a better tow vehicle. Throw on a cap and you have a very nice truck with more towing capacity than an 80. You woudn't have to buy a new one.
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i know the tundra would make a better tow truck,but i'm not dealing with a lot of weight. 1200#'s tops. the 40 handles it ok, but i don't want to wear that out just draging the bikes around.
bodystyling is important to me and i don't really care much about the new stuff(cruiser or the pickups, big or small).
what i do like is the lines of the 80 series. and i think(or hope!!) that one of those would do what i want reasonably well.
plus the thought of having a cruiser from each of the past three decades parked in front of the house is pretty cool.
 
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The LC will be a good choice for you. I use mine to tow my Samurai on a trailer with no problem. It is also a multipurpose for you can use it to tow your quads, pull your quads when they get stuck or just use the LC to go offroading where quads can't go. :D
 
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The 80 would be great for towing quads. I tow both a 3500lb boat and snowmobiles. For the boat the 80 benifits from mods. ie., supercharger and 4.88s. But for two snowmobiles the 80 in its stock configuration is exellent.
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My 91 sucks for towing.

Best mod to improve this was the purchase of my Sierra.

If you tow, go late model.
 

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