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If You Did It Again, Short or Long Bed?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by davelac, Dec 12, 2011.

  1. Dec 12, 2011 at 2:31 PM
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    davelac

    davelac [OP] Well-Known Member

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    If you were to purchase another Tacoma Double Cab, which would you choose - short bed or long bed? and why?
     
  2. Dec 12, 2011 at 2:32 PM
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    jaw154

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    Short bed...Over...Over...and over again.
     
  3. Dec 12, 2011 at 2:34 PM
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    Oat

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    If i had a 2nd gen, long bed.
     
  4. Dec 12, 2011 at 2:34 PM
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    fletch aka

    fletch aka www.BeLikeBrit.org

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    This ^^
     
  5. Dec 12, 2011 at 2:34 PM
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    johnw

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    long
     
  6. Dec 12, 2011 at 2:37 PM
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    Jester243

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    I would stick with the short bed...
     
  7. Dec 12, 2011 at 2:37 PM
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    Johns Taco

    Johns Taco I'm not 4x4, and have an open diff. So i'm 4x1

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    Always long bed, gots te dirtbike.
     
  8. Dec 12, 2011 at 2:38 PM
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    tacomaprerunner

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  9. Dec 12, 2011 at 2:41 PM
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  10. Dec 12, 2011 at 2:41 PM
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    coloradotacoma

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    LOOOOOOONNNNGGGGGG Bed, If I really wanted to save a foot of wheel base I would get an access cab
     
  11. Dec 12, 2011 at 2:43 PM
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    Shortbed.
     
  12. Dec 12, 2011 at 2:45 PM
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    Short bed.. Wouldn't fit in my garage if it was a long bed.
     
  13. Dec 12, 2011 at 2:45 PM
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    DeeKay21

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    SB only cause I dont need a LB. I pack my dirt bike and the SB works out just fine.
     
  14. Dec 12, 2011 at 2:46 PM
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    Long, 4 wheeler wont fit in the short and I had to buy a trailer.
     
  15. Dec 12, 2011 at 2:47 PM
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    Long bed if it was offered with 6MT, otherwise short bed with bed extender.
     
  16. Dec 12, 2011 at 2:53 PM
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    DCLB FTMFW BITCHES
     
  17. Dec 12, 2011 at 3:03 PM
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    sdsurfer2011

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    This^^^
     
  18. Dec 12, 2011 at 3:05 PM
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    Things and stuff and such
    I love my long bed
     
  19. Dec 12, 2011 at 3:08 PM
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    pataco

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    like the sb,just have a couple of trailors when i wanna haul stuff
     
  20. Dec 12, 2011 at 3:09 PM
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    Oat

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    :rofl:
     
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