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Old 10-02-2007, 08:28 AM   #1
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I finally have my Tacoma set up as a dingy. I switched over from an SUV to a pickup as a dingy, so that I could buy a golf cart and haul it in the bed of the truck to use at various campgrounds and resorts. I did my homework first and determined that a golf cart would not exceed the GVWR of the Tacoma that I chose, which is a double cab longbed. I bought my golf cart and I just returned from my first outing with the Tacoma in tow and the golf cart in the bed.

The entire combo towed beautifully. My only concern is that even though the weight of the golf cart is within the cargo capacity of the truck, the weight of the cart makes the rear of the Tacoma sag. I am looking for something to help with this problem, but I don't want anything that will stiffen the truck's ride, as it rides plenty stiff enough.

I came across the RoadMaster Active Suspension System during my internet search. It looks quite impressive. Anybody in here have this setup, or something similar?

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I finally have my Tacoma set up as a dingy. I switched over from an SUV to a pickup as a dingy, so that I could buy a golf cart and haul it in the bed of the truck to use at various campgrounds and resorts. I did my homework first and determined that a golf cart would not exceed the GVWR of the Tacoma that I chose, which is a double cab longbed. I bought my golf cart and I just returned from my first outing with the Tacoma in tow and the golf cart in the bed.

The entire combo towed beautifully. My only concern is that even though the weight of the golf cart is within the cargo capacity of the truck, the weight of the cart makes the rear of the Tacoma sag. I am looking for something to help with this problem, but I don't want anything that will stiffen the truck's ride, as it rides plenty stiff enough.

I came across the RoadMaster Active Suspension System during my internet search. It looks quite impressive. Anybody in here have this setup, or something similar?

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Craig, this sounds like the perfect situation for a set of air adjustable shocks with in cab adjustment and on board air. It appears that you are happy with the ride of the truck otherwise and just need the extra boost when the golf cart is in the bed. A good set of air shocks with kit can be obtained for a reasonable price.

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Craig,

Look into the Firestone airbag system. I have it in my Ford 150 Lariat which worked great when I had my TT. In cab pressure fill made it much easier as it could be adjusted on the fly. System ran about $800 installed.

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