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Would you buy this truck?

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by drew02a, May 7, 2009.

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Would you a REgular Cab Shortbed TRD 4x4 4.7L V8?

  1. Yes, as soon as it hit the lot!

    56 vote(s)
    11.4%
  2. Maybe, if it's an option when mine dies in 2021

    55 vote(s)
    11.2%
  3. No, but I could see it's apeal

    176 vote(s)
    35.8%
  4. No, and anyone who would is an idiot!

    204 vote(s)
    41.5%
  1. May 7, 2009 at 7:57 AM
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    drew02a

    drew02a [OP] Rocking your mom's world Since 1997

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    IF Toyota made this truck, would you buy it?

    Tacoma Regular Cab Short Bed 4x4 TRD
    4.7L v8
    97" wheelbase (about the same as a Wrangler)

    Could probably be built custom, but would one expensive bitch.
     
  2. May 7, 2009 at 8:00 AM
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    Dark Knight

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  3. May 7, 2009 at 8:02 AM
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  4. May 7, 2009 at 8:11 AM
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    mws4ua

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  5. May 7, 2009 at 8:20 AM
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    higherlux

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    no
    but that would prolly be a awesome trail rig
     
  6. May 7, 2009 at 8:24 AM
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  7. May 7, 2009 at 8:29 AM
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    drew02a

    drew02a [OP] Rocking your mom's world Since 1997

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    Yeah, I've definitely seen that concept and love it. Just took it a step further and made it Reg cab for the shorter wheelbase. Which I think would dominate on the trail!
     
  8. May 7, 2009 at 8:32 AM
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    why? if you want stupid short wheelbase get a wrangler.. swb is not always a good thing
     
  9. May 7, 2009 at 8:34 AM
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    i didnt even notice it was a short bed untill yall pointed it out
     
  10. May 7, 2009 at 8:38 AM
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    drew02a

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    I totally agree that a short wheelbase is not ALWAYS a good thing. But you're way less likely to scrape in the middle, expanding the amount of terrain you could cover significantly.
     
  11. May 7, 2009 at 8:43 AM
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    lol i love that green paint... I want to paint my truck either army green or flat black one of these days
     
  12. May 7, 2009 at 8:46 AM
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    yeah everything i have ever done with rattle cand has chipped bad... yes i am sure it is due to lack of prep work but still
     
  13. May 7, 2009 at 9:21 AM
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    nope... I love my double!
     
  14. May 7, 2009 at 10:10 AM
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    Not at all.
     
  15. May 7, 2009 at 10:16 AM
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    It looks awkward, Ill stick with my double cab
     
  16. May 7, 2009 at 1:52 PM
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    I personally wouldn't buy it....but....

    A sleeper?

    A 2WD version, lowered, with fat ass racing slicks on it....would haul ass on the 1/4 mile.
     
  17. May 7, 2009 at 1:54 PM
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    drew02a

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    You could race in 4x4 and might need it to keep the tires on the ground and get full use of that V8 in such a light vehicle.
     
  18. May 7, 2009 at 2:10 PM
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    Nice lookin truck. All you need is a little tint on the front 2 windows and eyelids on your headlights..... maybe smoked taillights...........and a TRD sticker on your skid plate, lol
     
  19. May 7, 2009 at 2:10 PM
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    Too much weight....

    Power-to-Weight ratio : The lower the better

    Obviously, Toyota would have to design some things differently to handle such horsepower in a small lightweight package.
     
  20. May 7, 2009 at 2:13 PM
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    drew02a

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    That's not always the case. Sometimes having more traction is worth the weight, especially getting off the line.
     
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