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Hauling stone in my truck... pics inside

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by bigmooze, Apr 20, 2010.

  1. Apr 20, 2010 at 6:18 PM
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    bigmooze

    bigmooze [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Had a blast on Sunday, helping the neighbours with some landscaping. Loaded the Tacoma up with a yard of stone, which was the lava stone style, so not enormously heavy. In all the back of the truck sat about 3.5" lower. I figure the stone weighed about 650-700 lb, since my ATV is 620 lb and causes the back end to sink 2.5". The truck rode well, didn't bottom out... Although the road was smooth and I slowed right down for the railway crossing.

    Here's a pic or two:
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  2. Apr 20, 2010 at 6:20 PM
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    MxRacer190

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    Nice load eh? :p
     
  3. Apr 20, 2010 at 6:30 PM
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    Cars0n`

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    good job for helpin out the neighbors. could always use a friendly neighbor!
     
  4. Apr 20, 2010 at 6:31 PM
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    wired_af

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    ballsy
     
  5. Apr 20, 2010 at 6:35 PM
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    blackwatertaco

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    Cool, I saw a taco like mine hauling mulch the other day...Made me smile.
     
  6. Apr 20, 2010 at 6:36 PM
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    topgun155

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  7. Apr 20, 2010 at 6:50 PM
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    kilgoja

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    :mudding:
    how did you drive it like that without the stones falling out everywhere?....lol
     
  8. Apr 20, 2010 at 6:58 PM
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    with the tailgate up..

    they fall like that after you let the gate down
     
  9. Apr 20, 2010 at 7:01 PM
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    Were the people that loaded it careful? With the truck I had before the taco I hauled a load of rock and had the gate up when the dude was putting it in with a front end loader. Scratched the heck out of the paint on the tailgate. Adds character I guess, but I was still kinda mad.

    I have the rear spring tsb and was super pleased with how it handled a load I hauled a while back.

    Take it easy.
     
  11. Apr 20, 2010 at 8:00 PM
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    I dig the flag. :canada: Wish I had thought of putting it in the back window during the Olympics.
     
  12. Apr 20, 2010 at 8:14 PM
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    thats not amazing i hand a little under 2000lb of wet much in the back of mine never hit the bump stops, truck drove great
     
  13. Apr 22, 2010 at 3:40 AM
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    Yeah the guy in the loader was good, and the bucket he was using was not too big (only a half yard) so very few stones missed the bed.
     
  14. Apr 22, 2010 at 4:21 AM
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    x2:):canada:
     
  15. Apr 22, 2010 at 4:28 AM
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    Cool, hauled about 1500 lbs of paper to a recycle place in mine once. Rode better than I expected, didn't bottom but was lookin at sky wondering about wheelie bars the whole way, lol.
     
  16. Apr 22, 2010 at 5:23 AM
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    I have the exact same truck color and all only 2010. Have you had the TSB? Also, what size tires are those? Thanks.
     
  17. Apr 22, 2010 at 4:11 PM
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    You talkin'a me? :)

    My truck was bought in Canada, so it came from the factory with the overload leaf "TSB".

    I have stock size tires, 245/75/R16. I plan on buying 265/75/R16 when these are worn out. I hope they will give the truck a better stance, and it won't look too bad when I lift it with 5100's and an AAL.
     
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