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'09 bed length

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by LonghornTaco, Oct 21, 2008.

  1. Oct 21, 2008 at 9:37 AM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco [OP] Can you pass the bailout please?

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    I'm looking at tonneau covers and I see "short bed" and "extra short bed" for the '09. I thought the difference was between "short" and "long" bed.....

    Any ideas?
     
  2. Oct 21, 2008 at 9:38 AM
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    TacoCo

    TacoCo Aspiring wrench monkey

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    The 5' bed is called an extra-short bed by some aftermarket parts manufacturers, including Snugtop.
     
  3. Oct 21, 2008 at 9:41 AM
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    lsocoee

    lsocoee My hair is all natural Moderator

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    there are only two bed types for the 2005-2009. The 5' and the 6', so go with the one that sounds shorter.
     
  4. Oct 21, 2008 at 9:42 AM
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    5 and 6 respectively
     
  5. Oct 21, 2008 at 9:46 AM
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    I don't know why they did not just call them... standard bed and short bed. That would have been easier.
     
  6. Oct 21, 2008 at 9:47 AM
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    I prefer x-long and x-short
     
  7. Oct 21, 2008 at 9:55 AM
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    This might be the engineer in me talking, but why don't they just call it the 187cm and 153cm bed? This would also let you know what length of skis will fit!
     
  8. Oct 21, 2008 at 10:01 AM
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    MT_mudflaps

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    actually it's more like, small and "smedium" ! :D
     
  9. Oct 21, 2008 at 10:08 AM
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    Or how about:
    "it will almost hold a sheet of plywood with the tailgate down"
    and
    "it really won't hold a sheet of plywood with the tailgate down, but you can try anyway".
     
  10. Oct 21, 2008 at 10:43 AM
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    This might be the engineer tech in me talking but you can probably fit longer than 187cm ski's if you put them at an angle. :p
     
  11. Oct 21, 2008 at 11:01 AM
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    burned!
     
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