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Truck bed height

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by TAC1, May 21, 2011.

  1. May 21, 2011 at 6:03 PM
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    TAC1

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    Hello Forum,

    How many inches is it from the floor of the truck bed to the top of the truck bed? Also, how far apart (in inches) are the bed bolts? Please keep in mind I don't own one yet. Just a few more months!:)
     
  2. May 21, 2011 at 6:23 PM
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    The bed is 18" deep I believe. Not sure on the distance between the bed bolts (or why that's important :D ). The distance between the wheel wells is 41.5" according to Toyota, but it can vary slightly (mine is 42").
     
  3. May 22, 2011 at 6:22 AM
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    Thank you for the info on the bed measurements. As for the bolts, the bolts that I am looking at are the ones closest to the rear window, the front bolts I guess. I may decide to bolt down an aluminum storage chest in the bed right behind the rear window where the regular truck boxes usually go. If I do I would like to leave the bolts uncovered in case I ever decide to install the hook rings on them. So I need to know how many inches are there between both front bed bolts. Thanks again.:D
     
  4. May 22, 2011 at 9:30 AM
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    Measurement between the bed bolts ?
     
  5. May 22, 2011 at 9:35 AM
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    44 1/2" between the front bed bolts
     
  6. May 25, 2011 at 6:02 AM
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    Thank you for the info. Now I know what size storage chest to look for.
    Basically, One that does not sit higher than the top edge of the bed & (preferably) between both front bed bolts so I can install the hook rings on the bed bolts. I plan to bolt down the storage chest also. :)
     
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