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Too Tall for Tacoma?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by veet skeet, Feb 24, 2013.

  1. Feb 24, 2013 at 12:48 PM
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    veet skeet

    veet skeet [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I was riding in my tacoma the other day and realized that there is not much space between the top of my head and the ceiling of the car... I am 6'1 with a longer torso than legs, anybody else have this problem and have any way to create more space? Is there a way to lower the seats by any chance?
     
  2. Feb 24, 2013 at 12:50 PM
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    05 X-Runner

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    Im 6'7 and have no problems in the X or the sport.
     
  3. Feb 24, 2013 at 12:51 PM
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    steve o 77

    steve o 77 braaap

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    No problems here, Im only 6'2" though.
     
  4. Feb 24, 2013 at 12:54 PM
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    jjew18

    jjew18 the Nightman cometh!

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    Recline your seat a bit?
    I'm not sure there is a safe way to lower the factory seats, maybe after market.
     
  5. Feb 24, 2013 at 12:55 PM
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    4Wheelin4Banger

    4Wheelin4Banger Longtime Toyman

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    I'm 6'3" try tilting the seat back a little.
     
  6. Feb 24, 2013 at 1:46 PM
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    92dlxman

    92dlxman drinking whats on sale

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    dad is 6-4 and loves his single cab. . . . . .im not that tall and sit at my B-pillar but have never noticed a head-room issue
     
  7. Jul 4, 2014 at 7:59 AM
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    tacowner

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    I'm only 5'9" and I have the same problem as you in my 2003 Tacoma.
    I have to duck down to see the traffic light if I'm first in line.
     
  8. Jul 4, 2014 at 8:02 AM
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    tacowner

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    Overall height doesn't matter. I'm 5'9" and I sat next too a friend of mine who is 6'7".
    Sitting down, I was 3 inches taller than him.
     
  9. Jul 4, 2014 at 10:53 AM
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    plurpimpin

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    6'3" and no problems, recline the seat some
     
  10. Jul 4, 2014 at 1:41 PM
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    RearViewMirror

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    6' no issues. No safe way to lower the seats short of replacing them with a different style.
     
  11. Jul 4, 2014 at 4:48 PM
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    fau8823

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    I'm with ya there. I'm 6'4 and have my seat reclined so far that no one could even think about sitting behind me. I'm still not comfortable on long trips. I'm always looking at stepping up to a full sized. I just can't bring myself to do it (love my truck and I HATE payments....mine's paid off) :)
     
  12. Jul 5, 2014 at 1:54 AM
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    2011flowedtaco

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    I guess this is one of the perks of being a 5'5 adult:D
     
  13. Jul 5, 2014 at 7:06 AM
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    K Williams

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    I'm 6'3". I wear 36" inseam jeans & work pants. I fit in the Tacoma just fine...
     
  14. Jul 5, 2014 at 7:11 AM
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    AR15xAR10

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    I'm 6'1" and i have the seat back reclined past the b pillar, i slouch to see out my size window but all is still comfortable. My long legs do get tangled under the wheel and dash from time to time though...
     
  15. Jul 5, 2014 at 7:48 AM
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    DaBigDogg

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    Good lord, at 5'4" I really feel short now! :spy:
     
  16. Jul 5, 2014 at 10:57 AM
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    wgreenlee1021

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    I test drove a'14 reg-cab and I found that ok.
    6'4" 235lbs
    Not as much room as my '12Camry but good enough to be comfy.
     
  17. Jul 5, 2014 at 1:09 PM
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    6'5" and 290. No problem with headroom. Door opening could be a little bigger.:D
     
  18. Jul 5, 2014 at 8:49 PM
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    JDawg562

    JDawg562 Derp.

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    I wish I had that issue! I'm 5'5" lol.
     
  19. Jul 5, 2014 at 9:27 PM
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    6'-8" here. Bought my Tacoma because it had more leg room than the 05 tundra.
     
  20. Jul 5, 2014 at 11:22 PM
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