Thanks a bunch! I kinda figured that but just want to make sure. I see alot of 1st gen Tundras running around but was just curious how strong is the frame on them? I have a 93' T100 and i have had no problems with it but rumor has it they have a weak frame and it carried to the the first gen Tundra's is that True or False?
False? So rusting frames are not an issue? That's what everyone told me they did right behind the cab/chasis or the truck of my T100. So far so good but i haven't been crazy about overloading either. I plan on getting an 08 Tundra - i think getting the model year of anything is ok but rather get the next year just incase they didn't fix the bugs in it. Kinda like at the book stand reading the one out front then getting a crisp unread one to take home just for you!
U said weak... rust IS an issue, but rusting out due to manufacturer issue and not being coated to the spec of the oem should not be thought of as weak... I forget who was making the frames... wasn't a structurally weakness, till they rusted out...
Ok gotcha - I plan on really working my Tundra hauling Lawn Equipment / Landscaping and Snow Plowing with it. My goal is to get as many miles as i can and of' course - keeping it highly maintained also! My last cummins got 385k before i sold it due to rust issues and i really think that Tundra can out take the Big 3 on that. At least i hope with the 5.7 and the bigger frame under it.
Many say the frame on 2nd gen is weak due to it being c channel... however f250and up fords are c channel and so are semi's... so were gm 3/4 and up... mainly f150 fan boys say the c channel is weak, yet their bigger brother trucks are c channel...
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