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hauling capacity v6 double cab

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Karo, Nov 14, 2011.

  1. Nov 14, 2011 at 6:22 PM
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    Karo

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    Hey i was wondering if anyone knew how much a double cab 2006 Tacoma could haul on a 6 foot bed.

    I cannot check in my manual if anyone will suggest this, since I am in a pickle outside of my home and away from the manual.

    Thanks! Much appreciated!
     
  2. Nov 14, 2011 at 6:23 PM
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    About 1100 lbs
     
  3. Nov 14, 2011 at 6:30 PM
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    and add 100 lbs payload rating for a SWB double cab - but don't forget, that includes the driver, all passengers, fuel... it gets eaten up in a hurry.
     
  4. Nov 14, 2011 at 6:34 PM
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    Yes!
     
  5. Nov 14, 2011 at 6:36 PM
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    can you show me where this information is obtained?
     
  6. Nov 14, 2011 at 6:36 PM
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  7. Nov 14, 2011 at 6:37 PM
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    tacokid09 it's about the off-road miles

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    if youre talking about the bed, i put 1300 pounds of cement in my bed and my truck did fine.. and its a 2.7
     
  8. Nov 14, 2011 at 6:37 PM
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    Toyota's website says. And if you sign up on Toyota Owners you can se all the manuals there.
     
  9. Nov 14, 2011 at 6:38 PM
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    I said 1100lbs to be on the "safe side".
     
  10. Nov 14, 2011 at 6:38 PM
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    SWB ?

    Do the different colours have different payloads ?
     
  11. Nov 14, 2011 at 6:39 PM
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    Im going to drive from LA to Oakland to pick up about 1100 pounds of sand and drive back, of course. Aside from the gas consumption, is there anything else i should watch out for or prepare for before going on this journey?
     
  12. Nov 14, 2011 at 6:40 PM
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    short wheel base you doofus!
     
  13. Nov 14, 2011 at 6:40 PM
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    You should be fine. Make sure u cover it so it doesn't all blow away.
     
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    thanks everyone for your fantastic answers! I <3 TW!
     
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    ShortBed

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    tacokid09 it's about the off-road miles

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    and remember to brake early.
     
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    For the cost of gas wouldn't if be cheaper to just buy it locally?

    I've hauled just about 1800lbs in my bed. I don't recommend if your stock, to do it.
     
  18. Nov 14, 2011 at 8:07 PM
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    ShawnR Roads?? We don't need no stinkin' roads...

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    I believe the limiting factor is the brakes. The truck will take a lot before the frame cracks, but you will not be able to stop quick enough, according to Toyota's lawyer team.
     
  19. Nov 14, 2011 at 8:13 PM
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    I was in a pinch and put a full pallet of bean seed in the bed.
    [​IMG]
     
  20. Nov 14, 2011 at 9:13 PM
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    :)
    Just as everyone else stated, Toyota says ~1100 lbs for your truck. But there is obviously a factor of safety involved there. You can haul well over that if you know what you're doing.

    BTW, I had 1700 lbs in my 5 lug, and she handled it like a champ. Just take all the necessary precautions...and don't get caught. :p
     
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