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Is SR5 4X4 Or TRD better in this Case?!?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by JessyPayne3, Sep 22, 2011.

  1. Sep 22, 2011 at 1:56 AM
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    JessyPayne3

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    Ok might be getting a 2010 SR5 4X4 but it already has a pro comp lift toyo MT'S, and 20's, would you prefer the TRD over that or is that pretty much better, Is the Lockers that good as everyone talks, I had a TRD 1st gen and It had a Locker, didnt really use it that much, Thanks Guys!!! :confused::confused:
     
  2. Sep 22, 2011 at 2:30 AM
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    yotamikez

    yotamikez Street glide or die

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    x2 and it only has a locker if its a trd offroad prerunner not a trd sport.
     
  3. Sep 22, 2011 at 2:38 AM
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    yotamikez

    yotamikez Street glide or die

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    Fuck yeah!

    :drunk:
     
  4. Sep 22, 2011 at 2:42 AM
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    Is the lift on the truck A 3" or 6"? The TRD Off Road also has A-Trac, and nice seats.

    I bet DavidK's A-Tracey Senses are tingling knowing A-Trac was used in a post.
     
  5. Sep 22, 2011 at 3:16 PM
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    JessyPayne3

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    Thanks Guys!!!:D:D:D
     
  6. Sep 22, 2011 at 3:38 PM
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    David K

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    Say what???
     
  7. Sep 22, 2011 at 4:58 PM
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    OP , you said you never used the locker on your old truck .

    Do you offroad ?

    What are your intentions for the truck and winter driving conditions ?
     
  8. Sep 22, 2011 at 5:12 PM
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    personally i would not buy a truck with a lift on it unless it was put on by dealership.
     
  9. Sep 22, 2011 at 5:16 PM
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    JessyPayne3

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    Alot of SNOW in the winter!!! Maybe some trail riding ocassionaly, are the arp Lockers good Cause I might would those,, But yes Alot of snow and I love to drive in it, I did with my other Tacoma:rolleyes::rolleyes:
     
  10. Sep 22, 2011 at 5:22 PM
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    So The Locker is just for Mudding and stuff like that???
     
  11. Sep 22, 2011 at 5:30 PM
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    Get a 4x4 of some description then , lockers are no good in snow , so if you will never use it , save some money and get the SR5
     
  12. Sep 22, 2011 at 5:35 PM
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    It gives the truck more traction vs having a rear differential that's open.
     
  13. Sep 22, 2011 at 5:35 PM
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    I would give input on what to do but I have never seen snow :rolleyes:
     
  14. Sep 22, 2011 at 5:45 PM
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    I have a TRD Sport 4WD and it goes "almost "anywhere. No locker, but trac is nice
     
  15. Sep 22, 2011 at 5:55 PM
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    Sound advice here.
     
  16. Sep 22, 2011 at 5:59 PM
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    Thanks, I might do that and get the arp Lockers next.... I just want the Tacoma to do great in Snow, with 4x4 sr5
     
  17. Sep 29, 2011 at 6:03 PM
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    can someone tell me the difference between an sr5 and trd. and does my ride have lockers. it is an trd sport 4x4 sr5
     
  18. Sep 29, 2011 at 6:15 PM
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    No locker for Sports
     
  19. Sep 29, 2011 at 6:53 PM
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    The locker is for anytime one of the two back tires looses traction (spins or is in the air)... as the other tire on firm ground gets an equal share of torque (turning power) from the engine with a locker.

    I don't use my locker very much on my 2010 because it has A-TRAC, but I did use it in the snow last winter and my truck did fine with no swinging out as mentioned above.

    If you don't have A-TRAC, the locker will be a great aid in traction in uneven terrain (rutted or rocky roads) or in poor surfaces like mud or ice where one tire will spin with an open differential and no traction control.
     
  20. Sep 29, 2011 at 7:15 PM
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    unless you do heavy offroading like rock crawling u dont need a locker for most applications, i have one in my Jeep and have maybe used it 3 times just to get out of a nasty rut or up a narly hill, thats it. Everything else was easy in 4lo with the rear diff open, i never got anywhere using the locker in the snow either, it would just dig deeper. This will be my first winter with my 2011 AC Tacoma SR5 4x4 but it should do just fine, only thing i worry about is the stock tires are likely gonna suck!
     
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