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2013 Sr5 LB,TRD Sport LB,or TRD OR short bed?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by SSG665, Feb 26, 2013.

  1. SSG665

    SSG665 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Will the 2013 SR5 LB have the smoothest On road ride of the three?How about the sport LB?Can those that have driven both give me an idea?How much difference in ride comfort?
     
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    your question is borderline incomprehensible, but I doubt there is much of any difference in ride quality between them. id guess the sports or offroads have a marginally better ride tho. not sure what the bed length has to do with it.
     
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    Sport has better shocks, get a double cab long bed trd sport. You will not be disappointed.
     
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    You should get a TRD off road...more capable than the TRD sport in stock form!
     
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    benbacher Purveyor of Fun Vendor

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    Until you go to upgrade the e-locker ;)
     
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    Once I pay off my Tacoma I have now, I plan to get a DCLB TRD Sport. If you want the long bed your only option is the TRD Sport. For some reason Toyota decided not to offer the TRD Off Road for the long bed...
     
  7. OZ-T

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    DCLB FTMFW
     
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    ^this. Look how many posts he has. You know his input is reliable. :)
     
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    get a dclb sport! if you get an OR you will get all that ugly chrome on your truck
     
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    OZ-T All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    In all fairness , if they made a DCLB Offroad , I would probably get that but the 5' short box is a deal breaker for me
     
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    Agreed.
     
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    Was in a hurry when I made original post but I guess my question was is there much difference in ride quality between the different 2013 trim models?Long bed versus short ?
     
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    The short bed sucks for hauling stuff. It really depends on if you are going to be hauling a bunch of gear (bikes, camping gear, etc) and your needs for the bed. So Cal parking sucks so a short bed is what I wanted, plus i like it when my big ass surfboard hangs way out the back of my 5' box!
     
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    parking isnt bad here! and i doubt 1' would make a big enough difference to notice haha
     
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    My wife has no issue parking my DCLB and it has a canopy and you pretty much can't see out the back

    Just sayin
     
  17. BBtacosurfer

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    You guys got more trees than people in BC, OZ! of course you don't have trouble parking!
     
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    Parking spots are the same size
     
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    I cant immagine that that 1ft longer would make any difference at all sir. its just your personal preference there.
     
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    I suggest you drive all 3 models and see what you like best. I drove a few trucks in all 3 configurations before deciding on the DC TRD OR w/ SB.
    My last tacoma was a 2006 DC SR5 SB. It held plenty of cargo for camping, kayaking, snowmobiling, mtn biking.
    In between the two tacomas, I had a tundra.
    Now there was a bed but it drove like a bus.
    Coming back to a taco, I thought a wanted a LB but after the test drives (even including an Access Cab) I choose the SB.
    It really comes down to your needs & wants. Either choice is a great truck.
     
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