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Short box vs Long box

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by jonny_jard, Aug 9, 2008.

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Long Bed vs. Short Bed

  1. Long Bed

    2,093 vote(s)
    48.4%
  2. Short Bed

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    51.6%
  1. Jul 16, 2013 at 10:20 PM
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    TnRedNeck721

    TnRedNeck721 GO VOLS!

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    I call BS. you can do A LOT with the SB. I do all kinds of stuff and have not wished i had the LB.
     
  2. Jul 16, 2013 at 10:41 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T Did you get your precious photos ?

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    No sane person would argue that
     
  3. Jul 17, 2013 at 3:59 AM
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    I paralleled into a spot last night in DC that long beds would dream about. Between a Merc and a 911. Whisper of a hair in between. I raised a few eyebrows.

    By the way, let me say I'm impressed with our turning radius.
     
  4. Jul 17, 2013 at 4:13 AM
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    I'm in :anonymous:,
    straps and ingenuity and 2 tool boxes, I'll get it to the job site. On top, hanging over, gypsy load sometimes. That extra foot means nuttin honey.
    OHH, that sounded dirty...
     
  5. Jul 17, 2013 at 5:40 AM
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    teneighty

    teneighty I'd rather be skiing...

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  6. Jul 17, 2013 at 7:34 AM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T Did you get your precious photos ?

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    :rolleyes:

    My wife could have done it
     
  7. Jul 17, 2013 at 7:39 AM
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    It may be worth mentioning that what is being called a LONG Bed is actually standard length, they make them shorter for Double cabs etc.
     
  8. Jul 17, 2013 at 7:39 AM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T Did you get your precious photos ?

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    The only mutant bed is the DCSB
     
  9. Jul 17, 2013 at 7:43 AM
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    NC15TRD

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    I'd agree with basically everyone in here, the LB is best looking/most functional
     
  10. Jul 17, 2013 at 7:51 AM
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    You are correct, my post was miss leading with the etc on the end.

     
  11. Jul 17, 2013 at 7:53 AM
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    We're both correct , etc
     
  12. Jul 17, 2013 at 1:01 PM
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    I just hauled a full size 7 foot couch with my DCSB last weekend no problem. Put the tailgate down and strapped her in good. It came right to the end of the tailgate. I can't think of anything I'll ever need to haul longer than that. Honestly if 12 to 24 inches of bed length is going to make or break your hauling capability, then you should probably go up to a full size Tundra in my opinion.
     
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  13. Jul 17, 2013 at 1:02 PM
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    DCSB is good for a daily driver and general hauler I mean I have access to a diesel with an 8 foot bed if I need serious hauling or a trailer
     
  14. Jul 17, 2013 at 1:15 PM
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    I agree. my brother has a double cab(not the crew max) tundra it has a 6.5’ bed plus if you put the tail gate down you probably gain another 16” to 2’ because the bed is so deep.
     
  15. Jul 17, 2013 at 1:28 PM
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    Actually now that I think about it; May need to haul some full size 8' sheets of plywood someday, but I'm sure I'll manage to strap them in securely with just a 1 foot overhang.
     
  16. Jul 17, 2013 at 2:14 PM
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    teneighty

    teneighty I'd rather be skiing...

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    Try standing just a bike up in a shortbed... Can't happen unless you go corner to corner. They are useless. Go borrow your friends diesel 8' bed or hook up your trailers short bedders.

    Can't fit skis in the shirt bed that does it for me!
    Long beds truck! Short beds suck!
     
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  17. Jul 17, 2013 at 5:20 PM
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    Tailgate down I could fit 2-4 dirtbikes no problem. Granted 4 would be very tight but doable. Who gives a crap about skis? Snowboards will fit just fine.
     
  18. Jul 17, 2013 at 5:52 PM
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    teneighty

    teneighty I'd rather be skiing...

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    Because all you short bed guys are in some weird cult where you're all brainwashed into thinking that the same truck with a smaller bed is somehow better than a long bed...
     
  19. Jul 17, 2013 at 5:52 PM
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    teneighty

    teneighty I'd rather be skiing...

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    Wow, you snowboard and have a short bed? I feel sorry for you...
     
  20. Jul 17, 2013 at 5:54 PM
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    You know that questionnaire that Toyota sends you after you purchase a vehicle about your experience, and they get into the demographics of the purchaser? A recent breakdown of these surveys found that Short Bed buyers got the most poontang, had bigger johnsons, AND were better educated than Long Bed buyers.

    You know why? Because while Long bedders were bragging about how much shit they can haul in their marginally longer bed, short bedders were smarter by using their larger manhood to smash more vag instead of arguing about cargo capacity.
     
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