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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

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  2. Short Bed

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    51.6%
  1. Oct 22, 2013 at 10:14 AM
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    Boone

    Boone Vaginas are rad.

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    Ahhh, missed that one, I assumed you were talking about your SB. Yeah I think they were factory adjustable after '05 IIRC.
     
  2. Oct 22, 2013 at 10:15 AM
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    ToyotaKTMracing

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    Thought so. And yeah, I couldn't get it to fit in my long bed with the tailgate up :confused:
     
  3. Oct 22, 2013 at 10:19 AM
    #1923
    Boone

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    That is odd, we have the same 58.1" wheelbase. We are talking diagonal right?
     
  4. Oct 22, 2013 at 10:21 AM
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    ToyotaKTMracing

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    Yes. Maybe certain tire knobs made it do that? :notsure: I could almost close it, but there way a tiny bit of tire in the way. Like really close to latched.
     
  5. Oct 22, 2013 at 10:23 AM
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    Konvict KROG

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    [​IMG]

    access cab short bed.

    for offroad.
     
  6. Oct 22, 2013 at 10:24 AM
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    Lol. Now that's ugly. That would be pointless. The AC is the same dimensions as a DCSB
     
  7. Oct 22, 2013 at 10:28 AM
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    [​IMG]

    and that 8 foot bed someone wanted before
     
  8. Oct 22, 2013 at 10:29 AM
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    I know, and agree.. just messing around :)
     
  9. Oct 22, 2013 at 10:29 AM
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    Don't know, I run Pirelli MX Extras 80/100 & 110/90 and I have a few extra inches. Odd.
     
  10. Oct 22, 2013 at 10:30 AM
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    should be running 29x12 inch swamper ltb's like the other guy :)
     
  11. Oct 22, 2013 at 10:31 AM
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    Who knows. Like it was so close to latching it wasn't even funny. I remember getting mad about it every time.
     
  12. Oct 22, 2013 at 10:34 AM
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    Boone

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    When my suspension gets back, I'll take a picture for you. Maybe it'll make you get back in a LB. Heheh.
     
  13. Oct 22, 2013 at 10:41 AM
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    Lol. After getting a DC, I love the cab room, but to me, I just don't like the look of DCLB. Only way I would have a long bed is if it was on an access cab and that wouldn't happen since the room in the cab is more important to me and the short bed fits what needs to fit for me. Like others have said, there's always a trailer for an option. I mean, yeah, there's an extra foot of room in a long bed, but the one extra foot can't haul everything if the first 5' of space is being used. Long bed owners need trailers sometimes too.
     
  14. Oct 22, 2013 at 10:45 AM
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    :cheers: I do talk lots of shit in here, but that is absolutely true.
     
  15. Oct 22, 2013 at 10:50 AM
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    teneighty

    teneighty I'd rather be skiing...

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  16. Oct 22, 2013 at 10:51 AM
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    Damnit man, I was almost there.:eek: One more coming back to the long side, get your mind out of the damn gutter.
     
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  17. Oct 22, 2013 at 10:55 AM
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    teneighty

    teneighty I'd rather be skiing...

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  18. Oct 22, 2013 at 12:53 PM
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    Lol. My point exactly. Get a life :rolleyes:
     
  19. Oct 22, 2013 at 12:56 PM
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    Lol. And no, I'm going to stick with my truck. I love it even though it is a shorty. :D Plus I don't even have the money to randomly buy a truck just to have an extra foot in the bed. Lol
     
  20. Oct 22, 2013 at 3:38 PM
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