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Rare CL Find

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by Aquatic Tacoma, Aug 22, 2011.

  1. Aquatic Tacoma

    Aquatic Tacoma [OP] The bees know...

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    K&N, header, highflow cat
  2. WASTE MANAGEMENT

    WASTE MANAGEMENT Well-Known Member

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    new 31x10.5 tires, mag wheels, drilled rotors, new sound, and a cb.
    I like it, I havent seen many stepsides, that were 4x4 most are 2 wheel drive. I thought of changing my bed to stepside by I couldn't find one in the state of Florida anywhere.
     
  3. Blackdawg

    Blackdawg Dr. Frankenstein

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    My cousins tacoma is an 03 4x4 offroad stepside...i don't dig the look..
     
  4. jbrandt

    jbrandt Well-Known Member

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    +1

    I hate the step-side look, too, plus, you take out so much usable space in the bed
     
  5. rleeharris

    rleeharris "Old Timer," compliments of 11Taco2.7

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    I actually love the rare stepsides. My car salesman at my Toyota dealership has a black one with a topper and it is a beautiful truck. I make an offer on it every time I go in there. Still no luck. He'll relent one day.
     
  6. higherlux

    higherlux Well-Known Member

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    my cousin has a step side just like that one and a dude down the road from my dad has one like it too but its a extended cab


    im never seen a 4wd that isnt silver though
     
  7. jbrandt

    jbrandt Well-Known Member

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    putting a camper on a step side is even worse, IMO. Because the bed rails where the camper sits is narrower than the body of the cab, you either get this "dead space" where the shell has to widen out to meet the cab, or the shell doesn't meet up with the cab properly (shell isn't as wide as the cab).

    I dunno, it just doesn't look like it's supposed to be like that.

    [​IMG]
     
  8. horwitzs

    horwitzs Well-Known Member

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    Supercharger, OME lift w/ LR UCAs, running boards, toolbox, extinguisher mount, skidplate, N-Fab light bar, 40" R.I. LED bar, WO seat covers, TRD intake, Weathertech mats and visors, stubby antenna, hood struts, LED interior lighting, Hella Supertones, and other stuff I'm forgetting.
    They look to me like they are pretending to be a dually.
    I've seen some Chevys pull off the look, but mostly it reminds me of the Ford "Splash" Ranger.
     
  9. 99yodataco

    99yodataco Little Taco that could

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    New Mexico, it's just a little bit fresher.
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    Dana 44 front and some other useless things.
    I just saw a silver TRD OR stepside at a McDonalds parking lot north of Salt Lake City yesterday. Was gonna take a picture but was running late to training I had.
     
  10. x2468

    x2468 Well-Known Member

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    There was 4x4 trd ext cab step side for 7500 in Alabama last summer. I almost bought it but it was too far and I decided I need the width of a standard bed. Sucked cuz it was only 79k miles I think...
     
  11. EL ROJO

    EL ROJO aka Senor Tacorojo

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    They only look good on single cabs. I had this chevy before, drop bracket lift and lame traction bars but thing was a beast!
    [​IMG]
     
  12. RockyTacoma

    RockyTacoma Well-Known Member

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    i drive 02 TRD stepside, it is a rare truck. pics in my profile
     
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