Funny thing, the Rav4 v6 I replaced the Tacoma with is the first auto I've owned since about 2000. It has a smaller engine (3.5L) than the Tacoma and has 5 forward gears, but feels a lot faster in a straight line.Interesting build!
My Tacoma is the first automatic transmission vehicle I've ever owned and it's tough as nails. I love it! And it gets better mileage (slightly) than the available manual. Automatics have come a long way.
I've seen a few hanging out around the dike shop, I mean bike shops and some really do need the extra travel of the custom shocks and springsSpeaking of ground clearance, I liked the part near the end of the TRUCKLA video where Simone Giertz says she's hoping to lift the suspension, at least "a little bit". I mean where do you find a girl who can handle an angle grinder and is into truck lift kits!
yes, we need 1.5 to 2 million calories per day, but the finishing statement is still true though - if you chug a gallon or 4L of gasoline (and somehow keep it down), you won't need to eat for the rest of your life.