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Top 10 Toyota Tacoma Stories of 2011

Top 10 Toyota Tacoma Stories of 2011

Here is a Top 10 countdown of the stories we published in 2011 that stood out for us.

by December 29, 2011 0 comments TacomaHQ
Toyota Gives Back – Supports Denver Zoo

Toyota Gives Back – Supports Denver Zoo

Denver, Colorado Toyota Dealers have joined together to provide $5.4 million in funding for the “Toyota Elephant Passage,” a special edition to the Denver Zoo which will house rhinos, tapirs and Asian elephants, slated to open on June 1, 2012.

by December 12, 2011 0 comments TacomaHQ
The ICON FJ Offers Land Cruiser Fans a Hand-Built Continuation Model

The ICON FJ Offers Land Cruiser Fans a Hand-Built Continuation Model

When Toyota came out with the FJ Cruiser in the mid-2000’s, it managed to do a good job of updating the retro look and feel of the original Toyota FJ40 Land Cruiser, which was built between 1960 and 1984. The FJ40 still has a huge following, particularly amongst the off-road […]

by December 1, 2011 0 comments TacomaHQ
Crazed Sports Writer Hates Toyota Trucks?

Crazed Sports Writer Hates Toyota Trucks?

Here’s a funny story for you: Allegedly, Denver Post college sports writer Natalie Meisler (seen above) keyed a brand new Toyota Tacoma in a grocery store parking lot. The reason? The truck took her parking space: Robert Knight, 43, told police he was driving his 2011 silver Toyota Tacoma pickup truck […]

by June 7, 2011 0 comments TacomaHQ
Toyota Tacoma Ground Clearance Specs: 2000 – 2011

Toyota Tacoma Ground Clearance Specs: 2000 – 2011

Ground clearance is certainly an important aspect of off-road driving, as you want to make sure that your truck won’t get hung up on any of the obstacles you encounter, or swallowed by a mud pit or a stream that is just a bit too deep. The Tacoma ground clearance […]

by May 24, 2011 0 comments TacomaHQ
Tacoma Alternator in Ferrari 348

Tacoma Alternator in Ferrari 348

Here’s a quick, cool little story: A couple of gear heads with a strong urge to bolt turbochargers onto older exotics adopted a 1994 Ferrari 348 and, using a large number of Toyota parts, add on a twin-turbo system. From EuropeanCarWeb.com: This is where the story gets really interesting. The […]

by March 23, 2011 0 comments TacomaHQ
Tacomas at Last Saturday’s TundraStop Meet

Tacomas at Last Saturday’s TundraStop Meet

There were some nice Tacomas at last Saturday’s 2nd annual TundraStop meet that we covered in greater detail on yesterday’s TundraHQ blog. Here are some photos of the Tacomas we saw – shout out to SoCalTacomas.com!

by March 1, 2011 0 comments TacomaHQ
Toyota Pickup Review From 1972 – Are We Better Off?

Toyota Pickup Review From 1972 – Are We Better Off?

Google’s “book search” utility is really incredible. While trying to find out when Toyota officially switched to double-walled pickup beds (answer: 1984?) I found a Popular Mechanics Toyota Pickup review from 1972. There are a lot of interesting tidbits in this article (you can read the entire thing here), but […]

by January 25, 2011 2 comments TacomaHQ

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