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Weighed my truck

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Zombie Runner, May 8, 2009.

  1. May 8, 2009 at 11:35 PM
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    Zombie Runner

    Zombie Runner [OP] Are these black helicopters for me?

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    So I took everything out of it, took off the spare tire, the bed extender, everything out of the glove box, and had a empty gas tank.
    It weighed 3940 Lbs.
    Isnt that a little heavy?
     
  2. May 9, 2009 at 3:05 AM
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    Okkine

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    The '09 PreRunner Access Cab shows as 3835 pounds on the Toyota website....
     
  3. May 9, 2009 at 4:05 AM
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    What should it weight?

    Maybe some gremlins are living in your framework?
     
  4. May 9, 2009 at 4:51 AM
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    AUDITECH

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    All the extra sound deaden material that they put in vehicles today make the heavy.
     
  5. May 9, 2009 at 4:54 AM
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    how heavy can glove box items be?
     
  6. May 9, 2009 at 5:01 AM
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    that sounds actually light... I think my truck weighs low 4s
     
  7. May 9, 2009 at 5:31 AM
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    no that sounds cool, i had to weigh my for DMV and she was 3900.
     
  8. May 9, 2009 at 6:22 AM
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    chris4x4

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    X2... My Quad cab Dodge Dakota weiged in a 5200#. My Tacoma weighs in at about 4400# depending on fuel level. But thats with my tool box and a bunch of aother shit I have stored in the truck.
     
  9. May 9, 2009 at 7:35 AM
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    WilsonTheDog

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    Most of your mods add weight. You have 18" wheels and tires on there.
     
  10. May 9, 2009 at 10:41 AM
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    it's light, mine was 4361 with full tank, no driver

    Front Driver 1286
    Front Pass. 1186
    Rear Driver 925
    Rear Pass. 964
    Total 4361

    note that in the rear, it's heavier on the passenger side. But overall, heavier on driver's side, especially with driver in.
     
  11. May 9, 2009 at 11:06 AM
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    damn, you got a fat family:rolleyes:
     
  12. May 9, 2009 at 11:10 AM
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    I don't understand why that is. The gas tank is more oriented towards the drivers side, right?
     
  13. May 9, 2009 at 12:05 PM
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    Muffler and tubing.
     
  14. May 9, 2009 at 12:45 PM
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    I was also skeptical, but I called back the shop where I got it weighted.

    Basically, a truck/car is like a chair, where it will always be diagonally heavy. So if the front is a lot heavier on the driver's side (like the tacoma), the rear will be heavier on the passenger side in the back. Overall, it's still heavier on the driver's side if you look only side to side.

    Here are the weight with me inside. When I sit in, 76% of my weight is on the driver's side and 24% on the pass side... 64% gets to the front and 36% to the rear. The individual split to each wheel are below:

    Front Driver 1387 (+101, 52.9%)
    Front Pass. 1207 (+21, 11.0%)
    Rear Driver 969 (+44, 23.0%)
    Rear Pass. 989 (+25, 13.1%)
    Total 4552 (+191, 100%)

    you can then calculate what you want as you know the distribution, passenger side should split the same front to back but switched left to right.
     
  15. May 9, 2009 at 2:55 PM
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    yea I wanted to weigh it completely empty cause im getting paid to move X amount of weight. so the greater the dif = more money!!!
     
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    when my bro did that we took it too the weigh station with 20 gal trash cans full of water along with all his other stuff, USN
     
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  19. May 9, 2009 at 3:28 PM
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    Absofuckinglutly right. Gotta get what we can from them.
     
  20. May 9, 2009 at 4:41 PM
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    Thanks for explaining. That makes total sense.
     
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