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2005 tacoma Double cab...Short BED !!!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Mr.Tacoma, Nov 15, 2010.

  1. Nov 15, 2010 at 11:11 PM
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    Mr.Tacoma

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    The bed is just hard plastic shell by itself with no metal body under it..am i right ??? :confused:
     
  2. Nov 15, 2010 at 11:14 PM
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    jdkeller

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    Dome light LED, 6000k HID Headlights and fogs, Grillcraft black mesh, rear 5100's, Total Chaos UCA's, 285/75/16 BFG KM2's, Spidertrax spacers, Blacked out emblems, cb,kenwood tm270 ham radio, All Pro 3" leaf pack, Fox 2.0 coilovers, Revenge Fab Sliders, u bolt flip kit, Pioneer avh4200, bed bar with light and antenna, Wet Okoles, Weathertech Mats, Wet Okole Armrests, Rear KR Fab bumper, bed mat, N-Fab spare tire carrier with full size spare on 16" TRD rim, Bedlinered flares and grille. Camburg Spindles, All Pro front fenders.
    It's a composite bed. Very strong. Won't rust.
     
  3. Nov 15, 2010 at 11:14 PM
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    RelentlessFab

    RelentlessFab Tacoma offroad armor fabricating beast Vendor

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    Had tons on the old Taco's.... new Tundra is pretty stock
    What JD said^^^^. :cool:
     
  4. Nov 15, 2010 at 11:18 PM
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    Unknown

    Unknown He who angers you conquers you

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    in other words.... yes plastic
     
  5. Nov 15, 2010 at 11:52 PM
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    mountainwolfpup

    mountainwolfpup Ford Guy (Formerly known as a Toyota Guy)

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    First month of ownership... This month I'm removing front air dam, and also Rhino lining the bed.
    I love my composite (aka plastic) bed, for the most part it is much better then metal beds with our without plastic liners. Yes, and plastic has it's pros and cons.

    Pros:

    - light weight
    - corrosion/rust proof
    - almost immune to abrasion
    - great integrated tie-downs and sliders
    - will not dent, take a tremendous beating
    - made from recycled product (Earth friendly/green)
    - easy to drill holes for cables, mounts, etc
    - great little storage cubbies integrated

    Cons:

    - uneven and flimsy side rails (makes equipping with a shell/cap more difficult)
    - stuff slides around too easily (I keep some outdoor carpeting in my bed)
     
  6. Nov 16, 2010 at 8:02 AM
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    Mr.Tacoma

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    Yes These plastic ones are any day better (less maintenance)compared to metal..IMO..thanks for all input.
     
  7. Nov 16, 2010 at 8:08 AM
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    cactuscorn

    cactuscorn Another FNG

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    OEM bedmat, Weather Tech mats, JDM ASTAR 800 lumen LED reverse bulbs, blue LED dome light and every cubbyhole filled with crap.
    gotta admit, the plastic bed threw me for a loop at 1st but ive embraced it. a free oem mat didnt hurt either
     
  8. Nov 16, 2010 at 8:10 AM
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    PLC721

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    oem bed mat hepls a ton!
     
  9. Nov 16, 2010 at 8:15 AM
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    cactuscorn

    cactuscorn Another FNG

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    OEM bedmat, Weather Tech mats, JDM ASTAR 800 lumen LED reverse bulbs, blue LED dome light and every cubbyhole filled with crap.
    yeppers! it makes the world a safer place. if everyone had 1, there would be no wars. funny story: when i was shoppin for my taco, i told the guy i wanted 1 without the bedliner. fail.
     
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