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POLL: Access Cab - remove or keep in the rear jump seats?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by freeskier989, Jun 2, 2012.

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Access Cab: Remove or Keep Rear Seats?

Poll closed Jul 2, 2012.
  1. Yes, I have removed my back seats and love the space!

    13 vote(s)
    18.1%
  2. No, I have not removed my seats and need them for passengers.

    59 vote(s)
    81.9%
  1. Jun 4, 2012 at 11:30 AM
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    azreb

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    camper shell, platform to replace rear seats.
    The platform makes it easier to pack boxes and larger items. Smaller things can go underneath. The dog is more comfortable with the larger flat surface, too.
     
  2. Jun 4, 2012 at 11:40 AM
    #22
    Aw9d

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    Unless you are going big stereo, I say keep them in.
     
  3. Jun 4, 2012 at 11:41 AM
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    res4cue

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    I wonder if I can upgrade my 07 to the 09+ AC seating?
     
  4. Jun 4, 2012 at 12:04 PM
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    Monkeyboy

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  5. Jun 5, 2012 at 10:14 AM
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    freeskier989

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    Yeah, a platform setup is whats needed, im going to do something like that. Think with some nice carpeting over a custom setup in the rear you can do something that looks really nice and is really functional.

    Just wish i was better at carpentry!
     
  6. Jun 5, 2012 at 10:34 AM
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    TacoDaTugBoat

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    I pulled the headrests out too. Just make sure no one rides back there now as if we got rear ended they would be sure to get a concision.
     
  7. Jun 5, 2012 at 4:28 PM
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    canoeski

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    Debadged. ARE Topper. Tailgate mods, including locking handle. BAMF LCA skids.
    OK, I choose the first option on the poll, but it's only half true.
    I removed the butt cushion portion of the seat to gain a few extra cubic inches :eek: , but only from the driver side where I store stuff. I occasionally carry a third person on short trip (like a canoe shuttle last weekend).

    On my 2012 AC TRD OR it doesn't look like you can remove the back cushion only on one side without removing the entire panel. I also need to figure out how to remove the left headrest.

    I might make a storage box for the back left side to secure stuff (first aid kit, fire extinguisher, tools, etc.) but don't want to impead the ability to recline fully.
     
  8. Jun 5, 2012 at 6:32 PM
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    jpmorrisvb

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  9. Jun 5, 2012 at 7:43 PM
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    ruggedT

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    Dont the 2012's have a different style than the older 2nd gens?
     
  10. Jun 6, 2012 at 5:05 AM
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    '08 or '09 changed with the split seats that fold "up" vs. the seat folding "down" in earlier years ... several (including myself) have made plaatforms.

    [​IMG]
     
  11. Jun 6, 2012 at 5:34 AM
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    Coolerman

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    I keep mine folded down almost all the time. The dog seems to like it that way and I rarely if ever have a person back there, but its nice to have that option. We needed to squeeze my brother in there just this past weekend.

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  12. Jun 6, 2012 at 7:40 AM
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    I gotcha... I like my older ones. I have a flat platform across the cab. I keep a bunch of stuff tucked under the seats where they rest on the floor. Feel sorry for the newer style guys
     
  13. Jun 6, 2012 at 8:05 AM
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    The toddler and baby seat mod.
    I kept mine, I use them folded down for my tool box and soon for the baby seat to sit on.
     
  14. Jun 6, 2012 at 3:21 PM
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    harleyg

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    I took them out and put in a platform for my dog. Works like a charm. Far more useful TO ME than the seats.
     
  15. Jun 6, 2012 at 4:02 PM
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  16. Jun 6, 2012 at 4:15 PM
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    freeskier989

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    Yeah i have a 12 and i think they are a little different...want to say they dont have that removable piece on each headrest side...more like you need to pry the whole thing back.
     
  17. Jun 6, 2012 at 4:30 PM
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    KenLyns

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    Ford used to offer a rear seat-delete option for the Ranger, got rid of the jump seats and belts. Would've been nice to have that option for the Taco.

    [​IMG]
     
  18. Jun 6, 2012 at 5:23 PM
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    KenLyns

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    Add a third option to the poll:

    I don't need the jumpseats but couldn't be bothered to remove them. :cool:
     
  19. Jun 9, 2012 at 3:55 PM
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    +1 people that have ridden back there say it is better without the headrest, and the centre console is junk. Plus it gives a larger flat area.

    Haven't considered removing the seats themselves though.
     
  20. Jun 10, 2012 at 7:49 PM
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    allmotorrex

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    only bad thing about this is u lose the storage compartments! But if u dont use them anyway then i think this would be the thing to do! That looks badass
     
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