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4x2 Reg. cab vs. PreRunner

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by canuk, Aug 1, 2008.

  1. Aug 1, 2008 at 8:56 PM
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    canuk

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    Hey all...

    Quick question:

    Is there any real difference between the 4x2 regular cab and the regular cab prerunner other than the overall height and the 16 inch wheels?

    Can I create a "PreRunner" out of my truck with a lift and 16 inch wheels?

    Thanks muchly.
     
  2. Aug 1, 2008 at 8:59 PM
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    beastlytaco

    beastlytaco This is TW. One never knows what is a joke anymore

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    well the pre runner has captains chair seating i think. and the reg cab does not. prerunner has a rear locker if im not mistaken. heres the exact specs when compared to a reg cab I4 manual tranycomparison

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    2008 Toyota Tacoma I4 Regular Cab 2008 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner I4 Regular Cab [​IMG] Buy New </SPAN>Buy Used More Info Remove [​IMG] Buy New </SPAN>Buy Used More Info Remove General Information Estimated Market Price$13,668.37 $14,371.34 Invoice$13,233.00 $14,040.00 List Price$14,280.00 $15,150.00 Vehicle ClassSmall Pickup Small Pickup Overall Satisfaction Rating88 out of 100 100 out of 100 Free Personal Vehicle ReportPerformance Engine2.7L 4 Cylinder 2.7L 4 Cylinder DriveRWD RWD Transmission5 speed Manual OD 5 speed Manual OD Compression Ratio9.60:1 9.60:1 Horsepower159 hp @5200rpm 159 hp @5200rpm Torque180@ 3800 180@ 3800 Bore3.74 3.74 Stroke3.74 3.74 Fuel Capacity21.00 gallons 21.00 gallons Fuel TypeUnleaded Unleaded Fuel DeliveryEFI EFI MPG City20 20 MPG Highway25 25 Convenience Features Air ConditioningN/C N/C Power Windows- - Power Door Locks- - Tilt Steering Wheel- - Cruise Control- - Leather Seats- - Power Seats- - TachometerStd Std Rear Defroster- - Full Spare- - Premium Wheels- Opt AM/FM RadioStd Std Cassette Player- - CD PlayerStd Std Sunroof- - MoonRoof- - Dimensions Wheelbase109.4" 110.0" Overall Length190.4" 190.4" Vehicle Height65.7" 65.7" Vehicle Width72.2" 74.6" Seating Capacity3 3 Cargo Capacity (Cars)Not Applicable Not Applicable Front Headroom (Cars)40.0" 40.0" Front Legroom (Cars)41.7" 41.7" Rear Legroom- - Payload Capacity (Trucks)1370 1640 Gross Weight (Trucks)4550 lbs. 5000 lbs. Towing Capacity (Trucks)3500 3500 Final Assembly LocationUSA USA
     
  3. Aug 1, 2008 at 9:07 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    you may be able to get close, but there are still alot of things,like locker for the offroad/lsd for the sport, electrical outlet in the bed, differences like these. it would probably be cheaper to get a prerunner with everything already there.
     
  4. Aug 1, 2008 at 9:20 PM
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    I would get the Prerunner if thats what your looking for. It is well worth the extra $$$.
     
  5. Aug 1, 2008 at 9:43 PM
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    LRH

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    As said you could get close, or something in between, height wise, which may appeal to some. The PreRunner is basically a 4wd chassis with the front drive components deleted. A lot of sport-utes have been built this way for years, but it is not as noticeable as it is with the Tacomas since 4wd Tacomas sit fairly high and have large tires/wheels as standard, as well as large wheel wells. The 5 lug Tacomas have spring under axle rear suspension, and a similar, but somewhat lower/less travel front suspension with much smaller tires.
     
  6. Aug 5, 2008 at 11:26 AM
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    jefferson

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    So, by having a prerunner i have a rear locker..? I had no idea my truck was THAT awesome.. knew it was pretty cool though. ;)
     
  7. Aug 5, 2008 at 11:36 AM
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    Zach

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    unholycumulus, that is not necessarily true. I have a prerunner, and only have the LSD, not the locker. The rear locker is an additional option.
     
  8. Aug 5, 2008 at 11:51 AM
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    Ah, thats what i thought - I would assume it would be switchable.
     
  9. Aug 5, 2008 at 11:56 AM
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    The locker is only on the TRD Offroad 4x4 and 4x2
     
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