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Old 04-09-2013, 04:30 PM   #17 (permalink)
oil pan 4
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Originally Posted by jamesqf View Post
Then there's the fact that if I tow a trailer behind the pickup, I can haul twice as much per trip :-)
I can haul more with it (both weight & volume) than my friends can with their newish F-250 yuppie pickup.
Thats what my friend does with his tacoma and my trailer. The smallish toyota bed plus a 4'x8' trailer with 2 foot tall wood sides with a tarp and cargo straps can hold a lot more than any big pickup by its self.
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