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New Internal Bypass Shocks From King Off-Road

New Internal Bypass Shocks From King Off-Road

Bypass shocks are highly coveted in the off-road world. Why? Because adding an external bypass tube to a shock absorber makes it possible to control the flow of shock fluid as a result of piston position. When the shock is compressed and the piston is pushed down past a certain […]

by January 4, 2011 0 comments Accessories & Gear

Beware Easy Spacer Lift Kit Installation Videos

The old adage “don’t believe everything that you read” should also apply to YouTube videos – don’t believe everything that you see. ZoneOffRoad.com has put together an excellent video depicting the install of a basic above coil spacer / ┬árear block Tacoma lift kit that is really nicely done. They […]

by December 30, 2010 2 comments Accessories & Gear, Lift Kits

Many 1995-up Toyota Tacomas Can Use Wheels From 2007-up FJ Cruiser

Here’s an interesting bit of trivia for you – all 4×4 and PreRunner Toyota Tacomas built since 1995 use the same wheel lug pattern – 6 on a 5.5 inch bolt circle axle (also known as a 6-139 bolt pattern). AND… All 2007 and up FJ Cruisers use wheels with […]

by December 28, 2010 14 comments TacomaHQ
Tacoma 101 – What’s A PreRunner?

Tacoma 101 – What’s A PreRunner?

If you’re new to the Tacoma, you might not have heard of a “Tacoma PreRunner,” a specific 2WD Tacoma package offered by Toyota since 1998. Popular because of it’s 4×4 look, the PreRunner is the most common type of 2WD Tacoma you will see. Technically, the word “prerunner” refers to […]

by December 23, 2010 5 comments TacomaHQ

Toyota Pays $32 Million Dollar NHTSA Fine

Earlier today Toyota announced that they had “settled” with NHTSA and paid a $32.4 million dollar fine as a penalty for being too slow to report two separate recalls: Toyota was slow to report multiple known instances of pedal entrapment due to floor mats between 2007 and 2010 Toyota was […]

by December 20, 2010 0 comments Latest News
Toyota Cleans Up in “Bravest Trucks” Article

Toyota Cleans Up in “Bravest Trucks” Article

Sometimes the fact that the Toyota Tacoma (and the Toyota Pickup before it) have been so successful in the US and Canada helps us all forget that two of the world’s most popular 4×4’s – the Toyota Land Cruiser 70 and the Toyota Hilux – aren’t available in the USA. […]

by December 14, 2010 0 comments Latest News

2011 Tacoma NHTSA Crash Test Results

2011 Tacoma Crash Test Footage Just published yesterday, NHTSA has announced the following crash test ratings for the 2011 Tacoma: Frontal collision – 3 stars Side collision (barrier) – 5 stars Side collision (pole) – 4 stars Rollover – 4 stars Overall safety rating – 4 stars If you’re shocked […]

by November 24, 2010 0 comments Latest News
NEW From ReadyLift – 2.25″ T6 Billet Tacoma Leveling Kit

NEW From ReadyLift – 2.25″ T6 Billet Tacoma Leveling Kit

ReadyLift shot us a press release last week announcing their new T6 Billet 2.25″ leveling kit for the 2005-2010 6-lug Tacoma – here are the highlights:

by November 22, 2010 0 comments Accessories & Gear, Lift Kits
10 Truck Gifts For About $50

10 Truck Gifts For About $50

Looking for a gift to give your favorite truck owner that won’t break the bank? Here are 10 gifts that cost $50…or less. Thinking about spending more than $50? Check out the 2010 Truck Owner Gift Guide. 1. Fanmats Carpeted NFL Floor Mats. What football fan wouldn’t love a set […]

by November 19, 2010 1 comment Accessories & Gear
KBB Says Tacoma Resale Value Industry Best

KBB Says Tacoma Resale Value Industry Best

The Toyota Tacoma has won a lot of accolades over the years, but for some reason quite a few people don’t trust awards. Maybe it’s the belief that media companies selling awards to the highest bidder, but there seems to be a popular mistrust of recognition like┬áthe IntelliChoice “Best Overall […]

by November 17, 2010 1 comment Latest News