Anyone fit a WR in a Tacoma double cab?
Posted October 04, 2004 - 09:26 AM
Posted October 04, 2004 - 10:26 AM
Posted October 04, 2004 - 10:53 AM
Posted October 04, 2004 - 11:28 AM
Posted October 04, 2004 - 02:17 PM
Posted October 04, 2004 - 02:56 PM
Posted October 04, 2004 - 06:51 PM
now then, when straight in my WRF rear wheel sits just on the gap between the bed and the tailgate. i guess i can tilt the tailgate up about 45deg or so. i never transport this way, it's so simple to put it on the diagonal. (*see note*)
as for putting two bikes in next to each other -- you can do it but it will a tight fit. here's a pic of my WRF and an XR400 in my tacoma...
as you can see the handlebars bounce against each other, and you'll have to run the tie downs thru the front wheels. that's a pain in the behind...
(*) note: if you do put the bike straight in, get a wheel chock or weld a reinforcing bar across the bed. otherwise, the bed will soon be bent into the cab and that will cause you big troubles (rust on both ends from the paint rubbing off every time you hit a bump). so get a bed bar from demello offroad, or similar reinforcement means.
jim aka the wrooster
Posted October 04, 2004 - 08:46 PM
Posted October 05, 2004 - 08:09 AM
Get one of each size fork support made by PC Racing
BTW, I haven't gotten the "mini-bike" one yet, so far I've been using a cut down 2x4 which works well, but I'm going to get the other one as it's much "cleaner".
Load each bike so that the wheels line up on the inner edge of the wheel wells (this should give you enough room in the middle) & use the short support on the first bike loaded in, & the long one on the second, this way the second bike's bars should be higher than the first & the bikes won't beat each other to death.
I typicaly only tie-down the front of the bikes, but as an extra percaution, I always run a tie-down through the rear wheels, from one side of the bed to the other, in case the front ones come loose or fail.
Posted October 05, 2004 - 10:25 AM
Is that 60.3 with the tail gate down?? To get bikes (one or 2) into my truck the tail gate has to be down.
That is just the bed length. The tailgate would be around another 18".
Posted October 05, 2004 - 10:27 AM
ok, first off there is no way you can get one bike in on the diagonal with a double cab. the double cab bed is shorter than the xtra cab, and my WRF just fits in on the diagonal in my '02 xtra cab.
I was refering to having them in with the tailgate down.