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Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by l_prettyman, Apr 28, 2010.

  1. Apr 28, 2010 at 9:48 AM
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    l_prettyman

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    what is the load that the bed can handle? My friend needs me to pick up a motor for him and i was wondering if the bed can handle it being its plastic
     
  2. Apr 28, 2010 at 9:51 AM
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    cinch

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    I would put the motor on a piece of plywood to spread out the load a little. I think it would be OK that way.
     
  3. Apr 28, 2010 at 9:52 AM
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    08pretaco

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    its a pickup truck...its supposed to be able to pickup things and haul them. set the engine on two planks of longer pieces of wood and youll be set
     
  4. Apr 28, 2010 at 9:53 AM
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    NAAC3TACO

    NAAC3TACO Just east of crazy

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    Payload capacity is about 1200 pounds. You should be fine, unless it's a motor out of a Kenworth.:D
     
  5. Apr 28, 2010 at 10:04 AM
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    haha no its a little 302. sounds good guys thanks
     
  6. Apr 28, 2010 at 7:43 PM
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    KPT sees what you did there.

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    Put and old tire in the bed and put the motor on that.

    It will:
    1. spread out the load
    2. cushion the motor
    3. keep it from sliding around

    Works like a charm
     
  7. Apr 28, 2010 at 8:55 PM
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    Kyouto42

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    A lil 302 wouldn't hurt it at all as long as you don't let it slide around and bang into stuff. No where near the bed's limit.... the composite is a lot stronger than you think, and that little 302 isn't even all that heavy.
     
  8. Apr 28, 2010 at 11:57 PM
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    You should be fine, I think the blue chairs put this Taco over the top.:D just don't stack anything this high, you might have issues. :D


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  9. Apr 29, 2010 at 12:09 AM
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