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thebajarunner
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[*] posted on 3-7-2017 at 08:18 PM


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[*] posted on 3-8-2017 at 12:07 AM


Where I go, a F-150 or Tundra is too big. I don't need all that weight and bulk, the size of my Tacoma is perfect for what I need to have.



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[*] posted on 3-10-2017 at 07:33 AM


I have a 2016 tacoma and I have fueled up through out baja with zero issues. Like you outlined..use some common sense when selecting where to fuel up. I also carry 2 jerry fuel cans with me to avoid having to fuel up in less than optimal locations.
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[*] posted on 3-12-2017 at 01:31 PM


Hi,
Thanks for your experience, Bluto. May take the new Taco, with usual fuel cans and perhaps a MR Funnel filter for backup.
www.mrfunnel.com/
A bit uncertain about all the new gadgets, compared to old 01 Taco, with 5spd manual & real levers on transfer case.
You may note on BN that gov is closing some barrel gas sales- taxes ?
Pic, if it posts, is taking the "shortcut" back from Baja via El Fuerte to Copper Canyon. Not a place to have glitches. The route is not recommended nowadays, per Mexican friends in Sinaloa.
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Jay

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