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Short box vs Long box

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by jonny_jard, Aug 9, 2008.

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Long Bed vs. Short Bed

  1. Long Bed

    2,091 vote(s)
    48.4%
  2. Short Bed

    2,227 vote(s)
    51.6%
  1. Aug 9, 2008 at 2:09 PM
    #1
    jonny_jard

    jonny_jard [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Which do you guys like the look of better, the short box or long box.
     
  2. Aug 9, 2008 at 2:19 PM
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    Siafu

    Siafu Eat My Dirt

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    most def the short. they drive dif as well. short=way better
     
  3. Aug 9, 2008 at 2:27 PM
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    Khaos

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    Short.
     
  4. Aug 9, 2008 at 2:30 PM
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    silver07taco

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    I like them both, I guess depends on what you are doing with your truck.
     
  5. Aug 9, 2008 at 2:35 PM
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    Wolfpack

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    I think the long looks better but who cares about looks. Longer bed = more utility.
     
  6. Aug 9, 2008 at 3:00 PM
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    tdm156

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    If I were working the truck everyday hauling stuff I would definately go with the long bed but for everyday stuff the short bed is what I prefer, easier parking, fits in the garage, wife can drive easier and if I need to haul something that wont fit...well its another excuse that I need to own a trailer! :bananadance:
     
  7. Aug 9, 2008 at 3:15 PM
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    mudslingin44

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    short bed​
     
  8. Aug 9, 2008 at 3:26 PM
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    Brunes

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    My bike doens't fit good in a short box- and with the Tacomas turning radius- I can get the whole truck into anywhere I want to.

    Long Box FTW!!!
     
  9. Aug 9, 2008 at 3:31 PM
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    taco@you123

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    i like the short bed better, but the long bed is cool for more room

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  10. Aug 9, 2008 at 5:05 PM
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    MikeS.

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    Long bed of course. Thats why I bought one.
     
  11. Aug 9, 2008 at 5:52 PM
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    w8n4mud

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    If your voting is strictly on looks...Short bed! Functionality...Long bed. Why did I choose the short bed then, you ask? Looks!!!
     
  12. Aug 9, 2008 at 5:57 PM
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    BeefTaco

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    For me it was the short bed based on looks.
     
  13. Aug 9, 2008 at 6:36 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Being as I already have a truck with an 8' bed, I chose the short box for the Tacoma. Only thing it needs to haul is my cooler, and spare tire for my boat trailer. :)
     
  14. Aug 9, 2008 at 6:45 PM
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    Imrubicon

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    Huh? they are both short beds ???
    I have the Access cab and I thinkk the only choice was 6 ft bed
     
  15. Aug 9, 2008 at 9:39 PM
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    camsbored

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    I wanted a short bed, but they happened to have a long bed at the dealer so I got that... and I don't regret it one bit. Now I think it looks much more proportional than a SB, and like BrunesDoesTRD said, the turning radius makes maneuvering easy. It's also a little less common (on a DC).
     
  16. Aug 9, 2008 at 9:41 PM
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    derekabraham

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  17. Aug 9, 2008 at 9:55 PM
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    lsocoee

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    the longer the better.
     
  18. Aug 9, 2008 at 9:56 PM
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    derekabraham

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    True..




    :D
     
  19. Aug 9, 2008 at 9:58 PM
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    chris4x4

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    So what if I have 1 long and 1 short? :confused:
     
  20. Aug 9, 2008 at 10:00 PM
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    derekabraham

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    Then you should probably see a doctor.
     
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