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Turning radius in an 06 reg cab

Discussion in '4 Cylinder' started by silverback, Oct 29, 2009.

  1. Oct 29, 2009 at 9:02 AM
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    silverback

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    Hey guys I just bought a used 06 reg cab prerunner and the other day I went to make a sharp turn and it felt like the wheel was jerked out of my hands I looked at the left front tire and it seemed damn near perpedicular to the fender. As I turned the tires chirped as if I had front lockers but I know i dont. Is the turning radius of these trucks very tight? I have never seen so much of an arc as far as turning the wheel left or right.
     
  2. Oct 29, 2009 at 3:39 PM
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    Kelson

    Kelson My Truck is Cuter than Yours

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    yeah the 6 lugs have a very good turning radius...esp for a truck...

    and the arc is normal
     
  3. Nov 1, 2009 at 6:42 PM
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    Tacoyota

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    think its like 34-36', thats why i had a reg dakota and now the reg tacoma.
     
  4. Nov 1, 2009 at 6:47 PM
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    They turn extremely well. I can turn the wheel all the way and the tires squeel at very low speed.
     
  5. Nov 1, 2009 at 6:51 PM
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    I watch some sedans n compacts try to match the radius when i do u-turn at detours/accidents and such and surprisingly they can't. Dunno if its the driver or weaker steering components limiting them.
     
  6. Nov 1, 2009 at 6:57 PM
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    Tacoma wins again. lol
     
  7. Nov 1, 2009 at 7:12 PM
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    I was really suprised by the radius. Tighter than my 96 explorer.
     
  8. Nov 1, 2009 at 7:21 PM
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    I put a tail on mine so i can chase it like a dog....ok I'm joking
     
  9. Nov 2, 2009 at 6:10 PM
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    Mine is an access cab, and I like its turning radius.
     
  10. Nov 4, 2009 at 8:01 PM
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    FWD cars have less space to turn the front wheels due to the suspension, wheel, and drivetrain design.
     
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