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Pockets in bed?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by blubuckaroo, May 4, 2012.

  1. May 4, 2012 at 10:31 AM
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    blubuckaroo

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    There is a pocket on both sides of the bed of my 2012 long bed. They are right above the axle. What are these for?
     
  2. May 4, 2012 at 10:34 AM
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    tacoteacher

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    Storage compartments.
     
  3. May 4, 2012 at 11:05 AM
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    I don't think so. There are storage compartments at the rear of the bed. these are above the wheel wells.
     
  4. May 4, 2012 at 11:06 AM
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    OZ-T

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    storage compartments
     
  5. May 4, 2012 at 11:07 AM
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    Aw9d

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    No that's all they are for is to store stuff.. They are worthless and a lot of people but lights in them or out door speakers for tailgating.
     
  6. May 4, 2012 at 11:08 AM
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    The pockets are storage compartments in addition to the covered ones towards the end of the bed. Some members here use them to house lights for illuminating the bed. I've never found a practical use for them myself.
     
  7. May 4, 2012 at 11:09 AM
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    I keep a tow chain in the upper pockets. The ones at the back seem to have more dirt and water that gets into them. It's nice to have the pockets above where the bed notches are if you've installed a plywood platform.
     
  8. May 4, 2012 at 11:12 AM
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    storage compartments
     
  9. May 4, 2012 at 11:13 AM
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    they are for dead midget strippers...they don't have doors so they can air out the stench
     
  10. May 4, 2012 at 11:14 AM
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    this ^^^^
     
  11. May 4, 2012 at 11:20 AM
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    You can put a 2x4 in them across the bed to support larger pieces of plywood.
     
  12. May 4, 2012 at 11:22 AM
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    He's talking about the pockets over the wheel wells , not the indents in the bedsides front and rear of the wheel wells
     
  13. May 4, 2012 at 11:22 AM
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    I keep rope in mine
     
  14. May 4, 2012 at 12:34 PM
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    empty beer can storage of course...
     
  15. May 4, 2012 at 12:45 PM
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    they are to keep you wondering what they are for.
     
  16. May 4, 2012 at 3:31 PM
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  17. May 4, 2012 at 3:42 PM
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    For storage and to get whatever you store there super dirty!!
     
  18. May 4, 2012 at 4:00 PM
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    Someone posted before that at the factory it is a lifting point to install the bed onto the frame.

    That is the only answer besides storage for dead midget stripers that makes sense.

    They are pretty much pointless
     
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