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My new PreRunner SR5 is is too tall for me.

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by tachoman, Feb 14, 2012.

  1. Feb 14, 2012 at 7:22 PM
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    tachoman

    tachoman [OP] Southern Member

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    Lowering Kits?
     
  2. Feb 14, 2012 at 7:26 PM
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    2004TacomaSR5

    2004TacomaSR5 Sentinel Prime

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    Side steps are the only thing I can think of that would be easy and cheap to do.
     
  3. Feb 14, 2012 at 7:31 PM
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    Dromlace

    Dromlace Well-Known Member

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    i've got chrome steps for sale in the FS area. You could lower it. I'm 5'8 and my tacoma is fine for me? :confused:
     
  4. Feb 14, 2012 at 7:33 PM
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    dfrugia

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    Get a lower profile set of tires for your rims. Will drop it a couple of inches.
     
  5. Feb 14, 2012 at 7:35 PM
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    worthywads

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    Should have picked a 5-lug.
     
  6. Feb 14, 2012 at 8:03 PM
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    myname150

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    5'7"~ here too :confused:

    I just literally jump in usually. It's not all that bad getting in and out!

    Just grab the handle on the A pillar and climb in!
     
  7. Feb 14, 2012 at 8:05 PM
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    oneBIGroom

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    Dang your short.

    Lower it :D
     
  8. Feb 14, 2012 at 8:06 PM
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    hitmans.army

    hitmans.army Just a guy.

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    2 things you need. Side steps, grab handle.
     
  9. Feb 14, 2012 at 8:07 PM
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    ppham444

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  10. Feb 14, 2012 at 8:20 PM
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    TRDsport253

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    Op, I recommend that powed amp research step. Ppham nice demonstration video.
     
  11. Feb 14, 2012 at 8:39 PM
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    x2 on just hopping in.
     
  12. Feb 14, 2012 at 8:41 PM
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    Buy a sports car? I will never understand lowering trucks.
     
  13. Feb 14, 2012 at 8:47 PM
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    Toy Yoda

    Toy Yoda gotta make sure Youtube comes down to tape this

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    im 6'1" and jump into my 3" lift on 33's :D

    i like jumping
     
  14. Feb 14, 2012 at 8:48 PM
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    jedrovsky

    jedrovsky say NO to BRO!

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    ask your girl to give you a boost?
     
  15. Feb 14, 2012 at 8:51 PM
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    Konaborne

    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    No need to flame guys, geez

    grab a set of nerf bars with steps op
     
  16. Feb 14, 2012 at 8:52 PM
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    Kelson

    Kelson My Truck is Cuter than Yours

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    slam dat faka
     
  17. Feb 14, 2012 at 8:55 PM
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    Taller shoes
     
  18. Feb 14, 2012 at 8:57 PM
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    Chop at the knees, insert extension kit and reconnect legs! Problem solved.
     
  19. Feb 14, 2012 at 9:00 PM
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    Stubbs95tacoma

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    low profile tires... or just be a man and jump
     
  20. Feb 14, 2012 at 9:03 PM
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    TACWUT

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    Get some sliders.
     
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