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Long bed looks best, but holy smokes that F150 wheelbase really ruins some of its potential. Where we went offroad last weekend here in Colorado, it would have been a major issue getting through a section of the trail with a 144” wheel base.
 

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Long bed looks best, but holy smokes that F150 wheelbase really ruins some of its potential. Where we went offroad last weekend here in Colorado, it would have been a major issue getting through a section of the trail with a 144” wheel base.
I used to own a 2014 crewmax tundra with a longer wheelbase and it was rarely an issue. Maybe one time I had trouble. But that’s what skids are for!
 

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Long bed looks best, but holy smokes that F150 wheelbase really ruins some of its potential. Where we went offroad last weekend here in Colorado, it would have been a major issue getting through a section of the trail with a 144” wheel base.
All in how you intend to use a 'truck'...I'll take the extra foot of bed space for work tools & gear when traveling in trade for a no-go on class 4+ trails. TBH would never take a new $60K daily driver/long trips rig on those sections anyway. Avoiding gripped trails doesn’t ruin the TH potential, for every conservative off-roader there’s gonna be someone who will test it to the absolute limit.

I'm in the camp that use trucks 70-85% for work, I need to work in order to afford the TH & long haul surf trips down to Baja, winter storm chasing etc. The long bed is a killer option and good on Toyota for offering it.
 
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