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having some bad thoughts...(changing trucks)

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Quast, Oct 1, 2011.

  1. Oct 1, 2011 at 10:37 AM
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    Quast

    Quast [OP] Well-Known Member

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    so lately ive been thinking of possibly changing to a full sized pickup. either a new ram 1500, 2500, or a 2500 duramax. i love my tacoma but i just keep thinking of more space then my taco offers. maybe a second gen taco im just not sure whats your thoughts guys.
     
  2. Oct 1, 2011 at 10:38 AM
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    Blackdawg

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    You will SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO regret giving up your Taco
     
  3. Oct 1, 2011 at 10:48 AM
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    DubyaDawg

    DubyaDawg Underprepared and Overconfident

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    Well if you really need more space I'd say go for it. I don't think I would ever get a Ram though. It'd be between a Tundra and an F-150
     
  4. Oct 1, 2011 at 10:55 AM
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    I vote keep the taco but if you do want a fullsize go with a tundra.
     
  5. Oct 1, 2011 at 11:44 AM
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    Quast

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    yeah if possible i would love to keep my taco and get a full sized but thats a big if. I like the tundras but they are just so damn expensive even for a 07. does anyone know if the 2nd gen tacomas can actually fit a 4x8 sheet of plywood in the bed flat? i find that to be one of the most annoying things about the tacoma. stupid i know but annoying non the less.
     
  6. Oct 1, 2011 at 11:52 AM
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    jjew18

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  7. Oct 1, 2011 at 11:53 AM
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    jjew18 the Nightman cometh!

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    I'll measure to double check, but no.
     
  8. Oct 1, 2011 at 12:05 PM
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    im sure i would miss it. dont get me wrong i love my taco however i do need more then it offers at the moment. more interior space and better payload would be awesome. how about some insight from some second gen owners? is the space in a double cab enough? how about its towing capacity? can you fit any toys in the bed eg atvs? just need some help deciding to many options!!!!!!!!
     
  9. Oct 1, 2011 at 12:08 PM
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    i was going to say you should look into 2nd gen's. they are much bigger and ore powerful. i went from a 99 ext cab to an 08 DC and its a huge difference. if you need space make sure you get the DCLB, not the SB,
     
  10. Oct 1, 2011 at 12:08 PM
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    It's an 89 Toyota Pickup. I got some stuff done to it.. FJ axles going under it soon.
    Turn your truck into a flat bed ;)
     
  11. Oct 1, 2011 at 12:11 PM
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    Simple, Buy an FJ!!!!!!
     
  12. Oct 1, 2011 at 12:14 PM
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    I love the taco but I have always been a fan of that 2500 duramax, lt just is built so well and looks like a beast
     
  13. Oct 1, 2011 at 12:15 PM
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    i looked at them the other day, seemed smaller than my DC taco
     
  14. Oct 1, 2011 at 12:25 PM
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    jedrovsky

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    The new gmc are nice or the f series
     
  15. Oct 1, 2011 at 12:25 PM
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    Tons of room in there!
    I got to ride around in one yesterday,

    Think it will be my next vehicle.
     
  16. Oct 1, 2011 at 12:27 PM
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    aha fj's are fun no doubt but not for me i just cant not have that truck bed. and for sure my next truck will have the 4 doors. My dad has a 2001 2500 duramax one of the first. the thing is great had really no issues with it and tons of power. but my issue with that is wether i will need all that power or would a 2nd gen suffice? i really have no idea ahah. just need some taco insight lol
     
  17. Oct 1, 2011 at 1:56 PM
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  18. Oct 1, 2011 at 1:58 PM
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    ToyComa92

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    Nothing wrong with ram, Get a cummins long bed, It will still be working well after you need to call it a night. My first opinion is of course to stay with your Tacoma though ;)
     
  19. Oct 1, 2011 at 2:10 PM
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    VirginiaBound

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    I don't tow that often and don't haul on a regular basis, part of the reason for trading my 2005 Ram QC Hemi. Gas milage and a little too big since I didn't really use it. Now interior wise my 2nd gen is just fine for me. I do miss the huge center console of the Ram. Since I have the short bed, yeah I imagine hauling might be a bit tight. But so far it's handled everything I've needed it for. I usually can borrow a trailer if I need more room for hauling. Bottom line is it does suit my needs and I love this truck. But you have to decide for yourself if it's enough. If you are planning to put bikes or quads in the back then you'll probably want a long bed though. Hope this helps.
     
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