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Are small trucks beat more than big ones?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by bobwilson1977, Mar 19, 2009.

  1. Mar 19, 2009 at 2:32 PM
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    bobwilson1977

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    Something I've noticed around here anyway is that if I'm going down the road, the trucks that seem to always be beat to pieces, full of dents, or covered with splatters of paint and stuff are always small trucks like the small tacos, Rangers, S-10's and so on. Meanwhile if you see say- a nice big F-150 or Silverado, the things are spotless and obviously used to haul nothing but kids and groceries. Anyone else noticed that?
     
  2. Mar 19, 2009 at 2:34 PM
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    Brunes

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    IDK if I'd say that is a universal thing....I know that trucks used to be smaller over all. I drove by an F150 that was the same size as my Taco just the other day.

    I'd also say that a lot of the REAL large trucks I've seen are newer...so less time to get beat up.
     
  3. Mar 19, 2009 at 2:37 PM
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    DanGer

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    Now that you mention it, It got me thinking. Either smaller ones are cheaper for companies to buy and beat, or they last longer, but show the wear accordingly
     
  4. Mar 22, 2009 at 9:56 AM
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    there's a certain demographic that buys big trucks to get looks so they keep it in tip top shape.
     
  5. Mar 22, 2009 at 10:07 PM
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    also take into consideration that most of the full size trucks won't fit on a lot of trails, so the older and smaller trucks will see more trail time...
     
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