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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Hammerhead, Dec 15, 2015.

  1. Dec 15, 2015 at 6:40 AM
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    Hammerhead

    Hammerhead [OP] New Member

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    Ok I have been driving a tacoma for a little bit now but need a little bit more tow ability. Want to stay with a toyota and will be looking at tundras today. Any advice this will be mostly daily driver and pulling my 16 foot enclosed trailer but want to play on trails a little too.
     
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  2. Dec 15, 2015 at 6:47 AM
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    5.7L engine has the power you desire. May regret it if you get the 4.6L
    4x4 for trails
    Crew max for cab size with family or double cab if you want the added bed space.
    2007-2016 are virtually identical. Just get the truck with the look and features you want.
     
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  3. Dec 15, 2015 at 6:50 AM
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    Hammerhead [OP] New Member

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    Definitely going with the 5.7 just undecided on cab. Sucks I'll be trading my 15 tacoma in with 6k miles.
     
  4. Dec 15, 2015 at 6:55 AM
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    Do you require multiple car seats?
     
  5. Dec 15, 2015 at 7:00 AM
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    Csuviper gave some great advice. I came from a Tacoma as well (DCSB, full 4 door), switchee to a Tundra Crewmax for my family and I love the room. I don't need the extra bed space so the extra interior space is best for me.

    It all depends on what your needs are.

    I could be wrong so please double check, but I believe the 16's have the integrated brake controller, while the 15's have the wiring inside but no controller, you have to buy it. That may be a big deal to you, or a good bargaining tool.
     
  6. Dec 15, 2015 at 7:00 AM
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    Nope kids all grown up might occasionally put a grandkid back there but mostly wife and I and 8lb dog
     
  7. Dec 15, 2015 at 7:02 AM
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    16s only come with controller on offroad model my salesman said
     
  8. Dec 15, 2015 at 7:08 AM
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    Gotcha. Well good luck shopping. It's a good time of the year to buy.
     
  9. Dec 15, 2015 at 7:11 AM
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    Double cab is probably all you need then. Save a little cash and get a longer bed.
     
  10. Dec 15, 2015 at 7:47 AM
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    True and my 15 taco should bring a good dollar. Just wish my new wheels and tires would fit the tundra
     
  11. Dec 15, 2015 at 8:32 AM
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    If you get the deck rail system your bed cleats will still fit, not much else tho:facepalm:
     
  12. Dec 15, 2015 at 9:28 AM
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    If you're towing a lot consider the larger fuel tank option too.
     
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