@16:30 thats why I got rid of my rtt and I will never have a soft shell again. In the best of conditions the cover and the zipper are a huge pita, add freezing wet temperatures and the thing isnt manageable.
i think it would probably be cheaper to get a 3/4 than keep the Tacoma. Tacoma resale value is unreasonably high. 3/4 ton will not require an expensive suspension modification to carry the camper. The camper would be bigger. You will likely get better MPG in a loaded 3/4 ton than a tacoma. Your...
Where are you located?
wander the west forum has a camper alert thread thats active. Tacoma world has an active thread
If you're east of the mississippe finding a used one that isnt as much (or more than) a new one is going to be rare. I guess it happens, I see people post about sweet deals...
Then I wouldnt spend any money on it. I havent changed mine yet, it was high on the priority list years ago, but my OEM front skids are still clean, I havent taken a good look at the gas tank skid in a long time.
When I was looking for camper shells the major different I noticed taco vs frontier is the horn on the bottom cab side of the fiberglass shells. The frontier has a more pronounced body line there and the taco is more square. I would bet a taco shell will fit a frontier, but not the other way around.
I'm thankful that before I spent a ton of money on getting 3 axles with matching wheels I decided a trailer wasn't for me.
I talked to ever hub manufacturer I could get on the phone and no one would make me a hub. I ran down the options and as far as I could tell they were.
Run a nissan axle...