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Prius may soon replace Toyota "trucks"

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by aces2, Apr 3, 2010.

  1. Apr 3, 2010 at 5:54 PM
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    aces2

    aces2 [OP] Senior Arshole

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    This is a "Tacoma" tire-carrier. That's how this relates if you were wondering...

    Anyways, these are my take-offs that I am selling to another member tomorrow. We have to drive two hours to meet him in the middle, so my wife had the bright idea to take the Prius to conserve gas. This is the outcome, I was damn impressed they fit! They are 265-70-17's!

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  2. Apr 3, 2010 at 5:55 PM
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    kinetik873

    kinetik873 Well-Known Member

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    they fit? gotta call it a win.
     
  3. Apr 3, 2010 at 5:58 PM
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    kbp68

    kbp68 hey...I can change this!

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    How'd ya stop when you got there?:rolleyes:
     
  4. Apr 3, 2010 at 6:06 PM
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    george3

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    You should be able to cut that time down. I saw in the new that a Prius will do 100 mph all on its own w/o even touching the accelerator[​IMG].
     
  5. Apr 3, 2010 at 6:08 PM
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    tacomaprerunner

    tacomaprerunner Dang liberals.

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    Haha i read the title and expected some sort of recall or something. Whew.
     
  6. Apr 3, 2010 at 6:16 PM
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    tuckr2

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    Looks like she's squattin a bit. You might want to see if there is a rear spring TSB for that new truck. LOL :smack:
     
  7. Apr 3, 2010 at 6:24 PM
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    surfrat

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    icon coilover, total chaos UCA, allpr expo, icon 2.0 rear,wet okole
    the funny thing is when i had my FJ i just barely fit 5 tires in the thing...
     
  8. Apr 3, 2010 at 6:25 PM
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    grivera

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    I'm impressed with the cargo room. On the other hand, I certtainly hope you don't have to perform a high speed panic stop...
     
  9. Apr 3, 2010 at 6:26 PM
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    Chad

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    I wonder if this makes it less likely or more likely to accelerate rapidly??? :rolleyes:
     
  10. Apr 3, 2010 at 6:26 PM
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    aces2

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    That little car is truly AMAZING! I call it our "Road Warrior".
     
  11. Apr 3, 2010 at 8:00 PM
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    05Moose

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    No "space-saver" spare for you on that trip! That is dang impressive.
     
  12. Apr 3, 2010 at 9:10 PM
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    aces2

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    I know! I honestly can't get over it!
     
  13. Apr 3, 2010 at 9:13 PM
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    Nice!
     
  14. Apr 3, 2010 at 9:47 PM
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    We had friends take their prius off road when we went and cut christmas trees this last christmas, they kept up with my taco on a very rough road and snowy hill.
     
  15. Apr 3, 2010 at 11:10 PM
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    OZ-T Quite an experience to live in fear , isn't it ?

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    More cargo room than a short bed !

    OZ
     
  16. Apr 4, 2010 at 12:51 AM
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    Cool, I wouldn't have guessed that!
     
  17. Apr 4, 2010 at 1:45 AM
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    haha that is awesome man. +1 for you
     
  18. Apr 4, 2010 at 8:13 AM
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    Good to know, been thinking of buying one.
     
  19. Apr 4, 2010 at 8:17 AM
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    mws4ua

    mws4ua I'll try being nicer if you try being smarter.

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    Sold my truck Jan '13... Still hang around.
    Impressive little cars, for sure. I drove one from Birmingham to Orlando once w/ the youth group when we went to a conference at Disney. It was fun to drive.

    I wish they'd re-design the body somehow, though. I don't mind the hatchback look, but they're just so ugly.
     
  20. Apr 4, 2010 at 9:28 AM
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    That is awesome. Can't wait to see it in person later today!
     
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