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Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by braggman7, Dec 6, 2009.

  1. Dec 6, 2009 at 6:21 PM
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    braggman7

    braggman7 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    OK, I've heard people on here comparing and contrasting TRD vs. SR5 vs. Base vs. PreRunner. Well I have a TRD Sport that also has an SR5 emblem on the back.... How can I have both? What are the true differences between the 4? I've searched this to no avail. Thanks guys.
     
  2. Dec 6, 2009 at 6:24 PM
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    Brunes

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    TRD are options packages relating to exterior mostly- Suspension, Driveline, etc.

    PreRunner is a truck with a 4x4 type suspension, but not forward drive train.

    SR5 is an interior/trim options package.

    So you have the Color Match Mirrors, bumpers, the hood scoop, the non-progressive coils, with the TRD shocks for the TRD package, as well as the seats and the interior trim for the SR5....IIRC.
     
  3. Dec 6, 2009 at 6:32 PM
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    brian

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    and for the record I think all TRD's are SR5's
     
  4. Dec 6, 2009 at 6:48 PM
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    rberumen2

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    are prerunners good enough for offroading then?
     
  5. Dec 6, 2009 at 6:55 PM
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    Brunes

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    Ummm...."good enuf" is a relative term.

    Can they offroad- Yes.
    Can they offroad as well as a 4x4- IMO...Close...but not quite.

    If you wanted a capable offroad vehicle- Starting with 4x4 and building capability from there would have been a better choice....imho.

    Throw a locker in a 2WD and it'll help...Throw a locker in a 4x4 and it'll help...but the 4x4 could already get into more stuff than the PreRunner could...see where I'm going with this??
     
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