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2015 F-150 3.5L EcoBoost Vs. 2015 Tundra 5.7 – Is The Fuel Economy A Big Deal?

The big hubbub on the 2015 Ford F-150 is the lighter weight driving fuel savings. To Ford’s credit, the new truck does indeed get better fuel economy than the older one, but how does this fuel economy compare to the 2015 Toyota Tundra over the course of a year? Sure the F-150 is rated to get better mileage on the EPA test cycle, but what does that really mean? Here is what you need to know.

2015 F-150 3.5 EcoBoost Vs. 2015 Tundra 5.7 - Is The Fuel Economy A Big Deal?

If you are buying a Ford F-150 over a Toyota Tundra due to fuel economy, think again. The math doesn’t work out that well.

Extang Solid Fold Tonneau Cover for the Toyota Tundra – A Review

For some Toyota Tundra owners, tonneau covers need to strike a balance between protecting cargo from would-be thieves and the elements while still being easy to remove when it comes time to haul oversized items. We tested out the Extang Solid Fold tonneau cover on our project Tundra and were very pleased by just how well this particular product covers all of the above-listed bases.

The Extang Solid Fold cover in action.

2014 LA Auto Show Recap, Chevy Colorado ZR2 Concept Unveiled

Last week, editor Tim Esterdahl was in LA for the 2014 auto show. While this show is not normally known as a “truck show,” the unveiling of the Chevy Colorado ZR2 concept garnered quite a bit of buzz. Here is his recap from the truck.

2014 LA Auto Show Recap

Always nice to see Toyota supporting our troops.

Stupid Towing Tricks – What’s Wrong With People?

In my opinion, anyone towing a trailer of any kind (from a nifty little U-Haul hauler to a couple jet skis to a 38′ RV) ought to attend some training classes. That way, we wouldn’t have to see stupid stuff like this:

Crown Vic towing a boat

Can a car pull a sail boat? Sure. Should it? Not on your life. Click for a larger view.

That’s right. A Crown Vic pulling a sail boat. I took this picture myself, but it’s not the first time I’ve seen some obviously stupid towing decision making.

Win a Custom Emblem For Your Tundra Through Our Facebook Page

It’s time for a new contest! Once again, we have enlisted our Devil Horn making friends over at This time we are giving away a new “Model T” emblem!

Win a Custom Emblem For Your Tundra Through Our Facebook PageEnter to win the “Model T” emblem today by clicking here to visit our Facebook page – click here. We will need your email in order to notify you if you win. We promise to not use it for anything else.

All we ask for in return is to please help us get the word out about TacomaHQ by sharing this contest information with your friends and on your FB wall!

You may remember Devil Horn maker Andres Diaz from our interview on

Good luck to everyone!

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