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Discussion in 'New Members' started by ohmyitstrucktime, Jan 12, 2012.

  1. Jan 12, 2012 at 11:21 AM
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    ohmyitstrucktime

    ohmyitstrucktime [OP] Active Member

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    Just bought a new TRD double cab 4*4. Picking it up in February. 6spd manual... cant wait.. however im kinda freaked at the gas mileage... What do you say... can i get 400 kms out of it?... i hope...hahaa...V6

    Anyway what would you say is the best Tonneau cover for the 2012.. The dealership sells them for about 1k.. or just over actually. But its meant for it, pretty nice actually. Any advice... ? shall i order online or something?

    Cheers everyone...
     
  2. Jan 12, 2012 at 11:28 AM
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    Welcome to TW!

    So you invested tens of thousands of dollars into a truck and never looked at the real life mileage? There are literally tons of threads on mileage in here so I would suggest searching for it. Consumer Reports also gives accurate data on mileage.

    Never buy anything from the dealer - they are always higher priced.

    I have gotten 13 miles per GALLON to 17 Mpg. None of that kilometer crap in here lol
     
  3. Jan 12, 2012 at 11:31 AM
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    stunt man hans

    stunt man hans displaced viking living in New Hampshire

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    undercover for a hard tonneau is a solid choice lockable and can support a 1000 pounds on its surface. 600 bucks :)

    you could always switch to the 4 cyl lol
     
  4. Jan 13, 2012 at 3:25 PM
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    ohmyitstrucktime

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    what do most have and or drive.. .preferences?
     
  5. Jan 13, 2012 at 3:27 PM
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    OZ-T All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    I get about 425 kms before the light comes on in winter , I do better in summer
     
  6. Jan 13, 2012 at 3:28 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    Don't mind XXXX , he's a typical douchebag NY Rangers fan :)
     
  7. Jan 13, 2012 at 3:29 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    Mines auto , and mine is all rural driving , you will do better on the highway
     
  8. Jan 13, 2012 at 3:31 PM
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    ya im looking forward to this truck...should be fun....
     
  9. Jan 16, 2012 at 8:46 AM
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  10. Jan 16, 2012 at 9:49 AM
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  11. Jan 16, 2012 at 11:49 AM
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