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SR5 Emblem

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by jcayce, Dec 18, 2010.

  1. Dec 18, 2010 at 9:11 PM
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    jcayce

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    So I noticed that some 2011 Offroads do not have the SR5 label. Recession, bean counters...nobody probably cares anyways.
     
  2. Dec 18, 2010 at 9:16 PM
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    ouyin2000

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    I'm glad it doesn't. As far as I've been told, it stands for Sport Rally 5 speed....but I drive a 6 speed?
     
  3. Dec 18, 2010 at 9:53 PM
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    Drunknsloth

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    I don't think it does... I also have a 6-speed manual and had the badge until I took it off. I would agree with ^
     
  4. Dec 18, 2010 at 9:53 PM
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  5. Dec 18, 2010 at 9:57 PM
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    Drunknsloth

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    Well, I'm at a loss then... Maybe they just didn't feel like makeing a SR6 badge?
     
  6. Dec 18, 2010 at 10:07 PM
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    Aha, quite possibly.

    From what I understand, the SR5 "back in the day" was quite a luxury item. Now-a-days, there are plenty of vehicles that come standard with a 6 speed, either auto or manual.
     
  7. Dec 19, 2010 at 11:57 AM
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    I've tried to figure out how I have a SR5 when I have power nothing and don't have color matched finders and bumpers.
     
  8. Dec 19, 2010 at 5:36 PM
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    Back in the day (like 1975 or so) SR5 was an option code on the HiLux truck (like Z28). The S denoted Sport, the R denoted the RN code engine and 5 denoted the 5 speed transmission. It proved popular and the SR5 designation was passed on to the Corolla's sporty version with the 5 speed (the 5 speed Celica was still the GT). Remember a 5 speed used to be something special, back when 3 on the tree and 4 on the floor ruled.
    Now SR5 is just a package with cruise, variable speed wipers and chrome bumpers.
     
  9. Dec 19, 2010 at 11:39 PM
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    m truck is sporty, my transmission designation starts with an R, and i'm 5 speed. so does that make me a legit SR5? lol
     
  10. Dec 20, 2010 at 12:17 AM
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    My SR5 has neither cruise, variable speed wipers, or chrome bumpers.

    Well I added factory cruise and wipers.
     
  11. Dec 20, 2010 at 11:40 AM
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    I looked in your photo gallery and sure as shit, I didn't see any of the exterior SR5 stuff, except The SR5 badge on your tailgate.
    It's still a damn nice lookin' truck with the blacked out badges and the black alloy wheels.
     
  12. Dec 20, 2010 at 12:44 PM
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  13. Dec 20, 2010 at 12:59 PM
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    Too few to list. 10 4runner SR5 4x4- 09 Pre-Runner TRD-OR AC- 14 Prius Two- 08 xB
    I think Toyota mainly did it for cost cutting other than the fact that TRD's already have the SR5 package. Did you also notice that the Satelite antenna's are now black instead of color coded paint?
     
  14. Dec 20, 2010 at 1:03 PM
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    love my SR5

    Had everything i wanted, didnt want to pay the extras of the sport/off-road that i didnt need.

    not saying the sport/off-road are not good,

    if you have the need then thats what your should get.
     
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