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stripped bed?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by tmat, May 25, 2009.

  1. May 25, 2009 at 12:07 PM
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    tmat

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    I was wondering what the bed of the 2nd gen. tacoma looked like stripped.
     
  2. May 25, 2009 at 12:20 PM
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  3. May 25, 2009 at 12:22 PM
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  4. May 25, 2009 at 12:25 PM
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    haha! do you know if it could be done though? and would it look like the 1st gen. ?
     
  5. May 25, 2009 at 12:33 PM
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    its a composite bed insert... which means that that the bed IS the bed and that its directly bolted to the chassis
     
  6. May 25, 2009 at 12:43 PM
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    im pretty sure that there isnt anything under that plastic type top like most trucks that have a metal peice under soo i dont suggest trying to strip that off cuz when you do you wont have a bed anymore
     
  7. May 25, 2009 at 12:55 PM
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    You talking about bobbing everything (like fenders and what not) or just taking the composite part out??

    Cause like everyone said- The composite part IS the bed...Take that out and you'll have frame.
     
  8. May 25, 2009 at 1:01 PM
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  9. May 25, 2009 at 1:32 PM
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    got it got it. I kinda looked at it just now and figured it out. thanks ya'll
     
  10. May 25, 2009 at 2:19 PM
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    Were you interested in taking the bed off completely and making a flatbed or something?

    I'm sure the entire bed could come off.....
     
  11. May 25, 2009 at 2:41 PM
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    Yeah i think your right Jan. The whole bed can come off if you take the 6 (or 4) torx bolts out and then 4 underneath the truck chassis
     
  12. May 25, 2009 at 2:48 PM
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    it sounds like he just wanted to go down to the metal like most trucks had... i dont think a second gen would look good as a flat bed
     
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