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500lbs in the box ok?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by slo2sixty, Nov 26, 2008.

  1. Nov 26, 2008 at 2:48 PM
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    slo2sixty

    slo2sixty [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Would the taco be able to withstand around 500 lbs in the box... I gotta move a safe.
     
  2. Nov 26, 2008 at 2:50 PM
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    oldtacomaguy

    oldtacomaguy four forty four

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    Should be OK.
     
  3. Nov 26, 2008 at 2:58 PM
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    lsocoee

    lsocoee My hair is all natural Moderator

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    yes, but you need to really strap it down. If you got into a wreck and that thing slid forward you would be in serious trouble
     
  4. Nov 26, 2008 at 3:10 PM
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    slo2sixty

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    cool thanx everyone. Im gonna use some ratchet straps and get er set in there nice and tight
     
  5. Nov 26, 2008 at 3:10 PM
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    Agent475

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    Yep - you'll be alright.
     
  6. Nov 26, 2008 at 3:17 PM
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    Ridgerunner

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    No big deal-that's just two of ME sitting on yer truck:)
     
  7. Nov 26, 2008 at 3:22 PM
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    dtrujillo63

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    What is the bed rated at?
     
  8. Nov 26, 2008 at 3:44 PM
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    jrw1965

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    I've had a half a ton in the back, no problem
     
  9. Nov 26, 2008 at 3:59 PM
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    petersharp

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    I regularly haul over 1000 lbs - no problem. Any truck should be good for 500 lbs.
     
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