1. Welcome to Tacoma World!

    You are currently viewing as a guest! To get full-access, you need to register for a FREE account.

    As a registered member, you’ll be able to:
    • Participate in all Tacoma discussion topics
    • Communicate privately with other Tacoma owners from around the world
    • Post your own photos in our Members Gallery
    • Access all special features of the site

Bed extenders

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by eordonez, Sep 1, 2008.

  1. Sep 1, 2008 at 6:47 PM
    #1
    eordonez

    eordonez [OP] Living vicariously through mjp2

    Joined:
    Mar 17, 2008
    Member:
    #5340
    Messages:
    8,330
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Ed
    Chihuahua, Mexico
    Vehicle:
    TRD Sport Dcab 4x2 Black Sand Pearl
    OEM All Weather Mats, wheel locks, Toyota Silver Tube steps.....
    Well i've been thinking of buying a bed extender, since lately i've had to haul wood and steel rods for armed concrete; i have the DC short bed, so you know how it is.... what do you guys think is it a good option? or should i buy one of those things that hooks in the towing hitch ?(i dont have a hitch so i would have to buy that too)

    Thanks for your inputs!
     
  2. Sep 1, 2008 at 6:53 PM
    #2
    SocalMan22

    SocalMan22 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 25, 2007
    Member:
    #1146
    Messages:
    8,125
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Steve-0
    So*Cal
    Vehicle:
    06 PreRunner Dbl Cab
    What Mods!
    Well your probably gonna spend as much to putting the hitch on so i would just get the bed extender, the hitch ad-on is ok but like you said need the hitch first.
     
  3. Sep 1, 2008 at 6:57 PM
    #3
    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

    Joined:
    May 8, 2008
    Member:
    #6497
    Messages:
    108,683
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    FlimFlubberJAM
    Tenoe, AZ
    Vehicle:
    2013 Rubicon Unlimited,
    4.10 gears, sliders, and lots of buttons.
    I had one of those bed extenders on my 2000, and I liked it!
     
  4. Sep 1, 2008 at 7:10 PM
    #4
    eordonez

    eordonez [OP] Living vicariously through mjp2

    Joined:
    Mar 17, 2008
    Member:
    #5340
    Messages:
    8,330
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Ed
    Chihuahua, Mexico
    Vehicle:
    TRD Sport Dcab 4x2 Black Sand Pearl
    OEM All Weather Mats, wheel locks, Toyota Silver Tube steps.....
    cool cool, im looking at this one:

    http://www.trdparts4u.com/PD-PT329-35050.aspx?MakeID=1

    I think im getting also a bed mat, the other day i had to put a gasoline compactor, and it was moving around the bed.... i had to tied it down, also you put abucket of paint and it slips....

    about the hitch, im also considering getting one too....
     
  5. Sep 1, 2008 at 7:12 PM
    #5
    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

    Joined:
    May 8, 2008
    Member:
    #6497
    Messages:
    108,683
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    FlimFlubberJAM
    Tenoe, AZ
    Vehicle:
    2013 Rubicon Unlimited,
    4.10 gears, sliders, and lots of buttons.
    thats the same one I had. You'll like it!
     
  6. Sep 1, 2008 at 7:23 PM
    #6
    eordonez

    eordonez [OP] Living vicariously through mjp2

    Joined:
    Mar 17, 2008
    Member:
    #5340
    Messages:
    8,330
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Ed
    Chihuahua, Mexico
    Vehicle:
    TRD Sport Dcab 4x2 Black Sand Pearl
    OEM All Weather Mats, wheel locks, Toyota Silver Tube steps.....
  7. Sep 1, 2008 at 7:55 PM
    #7
    JJ Customs

    JJ Customs Supreme Leader!

    Joined:
    Feb 24, 2008
    Member:
    #4935
    Messages:
    2,228
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Jay
    Sparks, NV
    Vehicle:
    2011 TX Pro 4x4 DC
    OME Lift W/886 Coils/LR UCA's/BAMF LCA Skids/Daker Leaf Packs Fab Fours front bumper/Warn M8000 winch Relentless Fab Rear Bumper/Tailgate Skin/Front skid plate DB Fab Grille Insert with Baja Designs Cube LED's 285/75/16 Nitto Terra Grapplers N-Fab Steps Compustar remote start UWS low pro box Carhartt Seat Covers/Door Inserts/Console Cover OEM Bed Mat Bulletproof Fab Engine Tray .50 Cal Antenna/Bullet Valve Stem Covers Custom Fab Console Lock Box Custom Shift Knob Dash Mat Window Tint Rugged Ridge Floor Mats Blacked Out Emblems Color Matched Grill Surround G-Tek Door Sill Protectors Wheelskins Steering Wheel Cover EGR In Channel Vent Visors Vintage FJ emblem on the tailgate/Custom Toyota emblem on the toolbox Northstar battery TRD battery tie down Illuminated 4X4 switch Bed stiffeners/Bed Extender with custom mounts Redline hood struts Relocated rear diff breather Console Molle Boards Lot's of morale patches! Matte Black Vinyl Roof Wrap/TX Pro hood decal from mcmnos4r2 Splash guards from cnote4l
  8. Sep 1, 2008 at 8:50 PM
    #8
    piercedtiger

    piercedtiger Devout Atheist

    Joined:
    Oct 29, 2007
    Member:
    #3284
    Messages:
    6,450
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Jon
    Southern Tier, NY
    Vehicle:
    2015 F150 3.5EB SCEW 6.5ft
  9. Sep 1, 2008 at 8:55 PM
    #9
    piercedtiger

    piercedtiger Devout Atheist

    Joined:
    Oct 29, 2007
    Member:
    #3284
    Messages:
    6,450
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Jon
    Southern Tier, NY
    Vehicle:
    2015 F150 3.5EB SCEW 6.5ft
    Bed mat is great! Padding for my dog, and anything I don't want to slide. Loaded up about 4 logs this weekend in mine, and it was all I could do to get them sumbitches in the bed! Can't imagine how I'd have gotten them in without taking the mat out first. That's why I like having the mat instead of spray liners like some people want. I know the stock bed is slippery as hell without the mat or liner, but at least with the mat you can take advantage of that. Just take the mat out and things slide right in. If it were lined, then it'd be a different story (and you'd be working a LOT harder!). :laugh:
     
  10. Sep 1, 2008 at 8:57 PM
    #10
    tacomaman06

    tacomaman06 Carolina Alliance: Enforcer

    Joined:
    May 1, 2007
    Member:
    #1475
    Messages:
    26,243
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Will
    York,South Carolina
    Vehicle:
    '16 Tundra TRD Pro
    getting there....
    good thread Ed!!!!

    i think im gonna get a bed extender for my 04 double cab before too long. i have found some decent ones on ebay, and when i get it, i'll probably use bed liner on it like im gonna do on the bumpers, but thats if i dont find one in all black.
     
  11. Sep 1, 2008 at 9:12 PM
    #11
    Siafu

    Siafu Eat My Dirt

    Joined:
    Jun 1, 2008
    Member:
    #7027
    Messages:
    265
    Gender:
    Male
    Redlands!
    Vehicle:
    V6 Camry XLE
    Limo tint on Windows, Removed all emblems, Powdercoated Rims Black
    bed extender all the way!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  12. Sep 2, 2008 at 6:06 AM
    #12
    Jackellis

    Jackellis Member

    Joined:
    Aug 26, 2008
    Member:
    #8793
    Messages:
    13
    SF Bay, California
    Vehicle:
    '08 Access Cab, I4, 5-spd, 4WD, SR5
    None!
    I'm considering getting both. The OEM extended is handy for bulky stuff but I can't use it to haul 12' lengths of rough lumber. For that job, I need the Hitch Hand. Nice thing about the HH is that I can secure the boards to it. Eordonez could do the same with his steel rod.
     
  13. Sep 2, 2008 at 7:15 AM
    #13
    eordonez

    eordonez [OP] Living vicariously through mjp2

    Joined:
    Mar 17, 2008
    Member:
    #5340
    Messages:
    8,330
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Ed
    Chihuahua, Mexico
    Vehicle:
    TRD Sport Dcab 4x2 Black Sand Pearl
    OEM All Weather Mats, wheel locks, Toyota Silver Tube steps.....
    ^^^^ yea those rods usually comes in 20' folded in 10', so its a good thing if they can go outside the bed and still be tied onto something, also the wood is about 8'
     

Products Discussed in

To Top