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which do you consider superior to the other?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by NWtacoma, Aug 2, 2010.

  1. Aug 2, 2010 at 3:13 PM
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    NWtacoma

    NWtacoma [OP] Well-Known Member

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    TRD offroad vs. TRD sport

    :confused:
     
  2. Aug 2, 2010 at 3:16 PM
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    jodiddly33

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    Depends what you use it for.

    I'm just gonna say it. IBTL
     
  3. Aug 2, 2010 at 3:41 PM
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    Bobo_1

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    They are what they are. For my daily driver, I prefer the sport since I am mainly on the street. The LSD and the tires I have are good enough when I need to be off road but not good enough for 4 wheelin'.
     
  4. Aug 2, 2010 at 3:43 PM
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    Larry

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    SR5 4x4 w/ steelies is how I roll. :D
     
  5. Aug 2, 2010 at 3:44 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    getting there....
    trd offroad...............ok on the street......aww hell yeah in the dirt.
     
  6. Aug 2, 2010 at 3:47 PM
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    steve o 77

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    off road because I love the wheels they come with and kinda hate the scoop, sorry. Plus the locker...
     
  7. Aug 2, 2010 at 3:47 PM
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    NWtacoma

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    do you think the off road is built to last longer than the sport?
     
  8. Aug 2, 2010 at 3:49 PM
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    Incognito

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    No not built to last longer, just built for different applications.
     
  9. Aug 2, 2010 at 3:50 PM
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    topgun155

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    Offroad.
     
  10. Aug 2, 2010 at 3:53 PM
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    Rocketball

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    I drive a sport, but IMO they both have their pluses and minuses.

    They are built for different applications so I don't really think you can say one is better than the other. :cool:
     
  11. Aug 2, 2010 at 4:04 PM
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    NWtacoma

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    ah i see
     
  12. Aug 2, 2010 at 4:08 PM
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    I moded 1999 Taco so much it had turned to Land Cruiser
    1994-1997 Land Cruiser with factory e-lockers is superior :devil:
    Oh wait we only choosing among tacos ... then whichever you need. Would be easier if Toyota offered TRD Offroad with long bed
     
  13. Aug 2, 2010 at 4:10 PM
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    Noobie question..what about an SR5 4X4 and 4x2, how does that compare with TRD Sport and TRD off-road?
     
  14. Aug 2, 2010 at 4:13 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    no locker...and no limited diff. im pretty sure you are an open diff. nothing wrong with it at all........but the trd offroad has a locker, while the sport has a lsd....and both have things like sport seats and such.
     
  15. Aug 2, 2010 at 4:17 PM
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    Khaos

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    Superior at what?
     
  16. Aug 2, 2010 at 4:21 PM
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    For 2009 and up, Auto-LSD is standard in every Tacoma. Seems to be somewhere between a mechanical LSD and a locker in functionality.

    I think the TRD-Sport lost a lot of its uniqueness in 2009. Hood scoop, some seat difference, slight suspension tuning.
     
  17. Aug 2, 2010 at 4:24 PM
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    NWtacoma

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    total package i guess. or bang for your buck.
     
  18. Aug 2, 2010 at 4:31 PM
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    I vote TRD sport. Tougher rear diff than the O.R. I need strength before gimmicks. ATRAC on a Sport would be my choice if it existed.
    or
    An O.R. without the electric locking diff.
     
  19. Aug 2, 2010 at 4:37 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    getting there....
    no wars being started......but how is a lsd stronger than a locker?
     
  20. Aug 2, 2010 at 4:39 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    getting there....
    yeah....my statement was kinda more or less up until now.
     
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