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Differences between '08 and '09/'10

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Vrbas, May 9, 2010.

  1. May 9, 2010 at 6:22 PM
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    Vrbas

    Vrbas [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I'm sure this has been asked before, but i couldn't turn much up in a search. I'm talking about the base version, 4cylinder (access cab).
     
  2. May 9, 2010 at 6:39 PM
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    skistoy

    skistoy Make mine a Double!

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    TOYOTA TACOMA ​
    — OUTLINE OF NEW FEATURES

    TOYOTA TACOMA​
    1​
    OUTLINE OF NEW FEATURES​
    The following changes are made for the 2009 model year.​
    1. Exterior Color​
    For the ’09 Toyota Tacoma, a total of 8 colors are available including 4 new colors; 1G3, 3R3, 4T3 and 6T8.
    Color No. Color Name Note
    1G3 Gray Metallic New
    3R3 Red Mica Metallic New
    4T3 Bronze Mica Metallic New
    6T8 Dark Green Mica Metallic New
    040 Super White 2 Carryover
    1E7 Silver Mica Metallic Carryover
    209 Black Mica Carryover
    8P1 Blue Metallic Carryover​
    2. Front View​
    The inner grille inside the radiator grille has been changed from black mold-in-color to gray metallic paint
    to improve the appearance. The headlight extensions on OFFROAD, SPORT and X-Runner models have
    been given a smoked coating to also improve the quality of the vehicle appearances.​
    3. Rear View​
    LEDs are used on the taillights/stop lights and rear side marker lights of the rear combination light, and a
    television camera for the rear view monitor system is installed on the tail gate handle.​
    10FBO15TE​
    Rear Combination
    Light
    Tail Gate Handle​
    • ​
    Television Camera
    Rear Combination
    Light

    2 TOYOTA TACOMA ​
    — OUTLINE OF NEW FEATURES

    4. Interior​
    Since the shape of the energy absorbing pad inside the door trim has been changed to ensure occupant
    protection, the design of the front and access door trims on the Access Cab and Double Cab has been
    changed. Also, a door lower seal has been added to each door trim on Access Cab and Double Cab to ensure
    quieter operation. For details, see page 10.

    The shape of a lumbar support has been added to the back panel trim on Access Cab to improve comfort
    for the rear seat passengers. For details, see page 12.

    A rear console box has been provided on Access Cab to improve the ease of use. For details, see page 12.

    A chrome plated emblem has been added to the urethane steering wheel.

    5. Glass​
    Privacy glass has been provided as a set option on the convenience package.​
    6. 2TR-FE Engine​
    The fuel tank cap has been changed from the quick turn type to the screw type.​
    7. 1GR-FE Engine​
    The fuel tank cap has been changed from the quick turn type to the screw type.

    The shape of the exhaust manifold branch section on the ’09 Toyota Tacoma has been optimized, thereby
    reducing noise and vibration.

    10FEG01TE​
    ’09 Toyota Tacoma​
    Branch Section​
    ’08 Toyota Tacoma​
    8. Differential​
    The LSD rear differential has been discontinued.

    A low viscosity oil (SAE 75W-85) is used for the front and rear differentials to improve the fuel efficiency.

    TOYOTA TACOMA ​
    — OUTLINE OF NEW FEATURES

    Service Tip
    3​
    9. Suspension​
    The characteristics of the normal and off-road shock absorbers on the 4WD and PreRunner models have
    been optimized to improve driving performance.

    The shape and strength of the rubber rear spring bumper used on the 4WD and PreRunner models have
    been optimized to improve riding comfort.

    10FCH16Y​
    Rear Spring Bumper​
    10. Brake​
    The brake control system standard setting has been changed from the brake control system (ABS with EBD
    and Brake Assist) using a vacuum brake booster to the brake control system (ABS with EBD, Brake Assist,
    TRAC, VSC and Auto LSD) using a vacuum brake booster. For details, see page 13.

    An A-TRAC switch has been added to the brake control system (ABS with EBD, Brake Assist, TRAC,
    A-TRAC, VSC, Auto LSD, Downhill Assist Control and Hill-start Assist Control) on the hydraulic brake
    booster models. For details, see page 48.

    11. Tire Pressure Warning System​
    The tire pressure warning valve and transmitter has been discontinued on the spare tire. Alternatively, an
    information label indicating “TEMPORARY USE ONLY” has been placed on the spare tire disc wheel.
    The spare tire for the ’09 Toyota Tacoma is only for temporary use. Do not perform tire rotations on
    the spare tire.​
    12. Frame​
    Some of the frame structures, such as frame side rails and cross members, have been changed to achieve
    higher collision safety performance.​
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    — OUTLINE OF NEW FEATURES

    13. Door Lock​
    Some changes have been made to the lower door lock system of the access door on Access Cab, such as the
    diameter of the striker loop, thickness and shape of the striker base plate, thickness of the latch plate, and
    thickness and shape of the lock cover plate, to allow the door lock to further withstand collision impacts on
    the side of the vehicle. This can enhance occupant protection performance.​
    10FBO12TE​
    ’09 Toyota Tacoma​
    29 mm
    (1.14 in.)​
    Impact​
    Striker Loop​
    φ ​
    8.5 mm (0.33 in.)
    Door Lock Position
    Latch Plate
    t 6.0 mm (0.24 in.)
    Lock Cover Plate
    t 4.0 mm (0.16 in.)
    Striker Base Plate
    t 5.0 mm (0.20 in.)

    Cross-section view of striker engagement​
    10FBO13TE​
    ’08 Toyota Tacoma​
    27 mm
    (1.10 in.)​
    Impact​
    Striker Loop​
    φ ​
    7.5 mm (0.30 in.)
    Latch Plate
    t 5.0 mm (0.20 in.)
    Lock Cover Plate
    t 3.2 mm (0.13 in.)
    Striker Base Plate
    t 4.0 mm (0.16 in.)
    10FBO14TE

    14. Seat​
    As use of the separate seat has been discontinued on Regular Cab, only the bench seat is available. For
    details, see page 53.

    Active headrests have been provided as standard on Access Cab and Double Cab. For details, see page 54.

    Foldable headrests have been provided as standard on the rear seat for Access Cab. In addition, a
    spring-type rear seat cushion is used. For details, see page 55.

    15. Seat Belt​
    The inner belt for the rear seat has been extended 20 mm (0.8 in.) for Access Cab according to the extension
    of the seat cushion.​
    16. Lighting​
    LED rear combination taillights/stop lights and LED rear side marker lights are used. In addition, a smoke
    clear lens has been provided on the lens covers. For details, see page 56.​
    TOYOTA TACOMA ​
    — OUTLINE OF NEW FEATURES 5

    17. Combination Meter​
    The VSC OFF indicator light on the combination meter has been redesigned. In addition, an active circuit
    same as that for the ’08 models is used.

    An A-TRAC indicator light has been added on the models equipped with a brake control system (ABS with
    EBD, Brake Assist, TRAC, A-TRAC, VSC, Auto LSD, Downhill Assist Control and Hill-start Assist
    Control).

    10FBE01TE​
    VSC OFF Indicator Light
    ’09 Toyota Tacoma​
    A-TRAC Indicator Light​
    ’08 Toyota Tacoma​
    18. Accessory Meter​
    The UART (Universal Asynchronous Receiver Transmitter) communication system is used for sending the
    ambient temperature sensor signals to the accessory meter via the A/C amplifier, instead of directly sending
    the signals to the accessory meter.​
     ​
    System Diagram 

    10FBE06S​
    *: Universal Asynchronous Receiver Transmitter
    UART*
    Ambient Temperature Accessory Meter
    Sensor
    Ambient Temperature
    Sensor
    A/C Amplifier​
    ’09 Toyota Tacoma​
    Accessory Meter​
    ’08 Toyota Tacoma
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    19. Clock Assembly​
    The clock display type has been changed from VFD (Vacuum Fluorescent Display) to LCD (Liquid Crystal
    Display).​
    20. Wiper System​
    The wiper system with the intermittent variable function has been discontinued as an option for 2WD Regular
    Cab models, other than PreRunner models.​
    21. Air Conditioning​
    The Max A/C mode and defroster control logic have been added. For details, see page 57.​
    22. Power Window System​
    The power window system has been provided as standard on Access Cab and Double Cab.​
    23. Door Lock System​
    The door lock system has been provided as standard on Access Cab and Double Cab.​
    24. Wireless Door Lock Remote Control System​
    A wireless door lock buzzer has been added. For details, see page 61.​
    25. SRS Airbag System​
    The side airbag and curtain shield airbag, which were provided only on Double Cab as an option, are used
    as standard on all models.

    The side airbag deployment condition has been changed on the front passenger occupant classification
    system.
    Condition detected by the front passenger
    occupant classification system
    Side airbag on the front passenger seat
    ’09 Toyota Tacoma ’08 Toyota Tacoma
    Adult Activated Activated
    Child or child restraint system Activated Deactivated
    Unoccupied Activated Deactivated
    There is a malfunction in the system Activated Deactivated

    26. Seat Belt Warning System​
    The flash drive circuit for the front passenger seat belt warning light was used on the clock assembly on the
    ’08 Toyota Tacoma. However, this is used on the combination meter for the ’09 Toyota Tacoma.​
    TOYOTA TACOMA ​
    — OUTLINE OF NEW FEATURES 7

    27. Inside Rear View Mirror​
    An inside rear view mirror comprising of an automatic glare-resistance EC (Electrochromic) mirror and
    rear view monitor system display unit has been provided as standard equipment on X-Runner, and as an
    option on the 2WD Access Cab models, PreRunner models and 4WD models.

    On the ’09 Toyota Tacoma, the mode select switch is used not only for operating the EC mirror but also
    for operating the display unit. Therefore, the AUTO mode on the EC mirror can be turned ON/OFF by
    pressing the mode select switch when the shift lever is in any position other than R.

    10FBE21TE​
    Mode Select Switch
    Display Unit (2.4-inch LCD)​
    28. Rear View Monitor System​
    A rear view monitor system including an inside rear view mirror with a display unit has been provided. For
    details, see page 64.​
    29. Audio System​
    The audio system specifications and settings have been changed. For details, see page 67.

    The SDARS (Satellite Digital Audio Radio Service) is available on models with the JBL audio system.
    For details, see page 70.

    30. Bluetooth Hands-free System​
    The Bluetooth hands-free system has been provided as an option on Double Cab, as a set with the JBL audio​
    system. For details, see page 72.
     
  3. May 9, 2010 at 6:40 PM
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    skistoy

    skistoy Make mine a Double!

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    Sorry, looks like pic's didnt come with
    but you get the general idea
     
  4. May 9, 2010 at 6:45 PM
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    Vrbas

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    Dang, good stuff. Thanks. Where did you get this so i can see the pics?
     
  5. May 10, 2010 at 12:05 AM
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    Vrbas

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    Bump to see if i can get some pictures.
     
  6. May 10, 2010 at 11:50 AM
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    yosh2000

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    stereo, front cupholders, anthracite grill, LED tails, '10s clocks are able to be changed w/ LEDs now...pics are out there, no use in having to post them in this thread.
     
  7. May 10, 2010 at 1:02 PM
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    skistoy

    skistoy Make mine a Double!

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    Its from a adobe file i got off this website.
    You may have to search, but its here somewhere
     
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