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First Annual BigMike's TacoBox Run (MCR16)
« on: Aug 11, 2017, 04:50:15 PM »
Hello Round-Up participants and welcome to the future of Toyota's Rock Crawling the Rubicon Trail!
This year I am kicking off my very first BigMike's TacoBox Run which will take place Wednesday the week of the 16th Annual Marlin Crawler Round-Up :driving: :woohoo:

My 28-speed 235:1 Crawl Ratio TacoBox-equipped 2016 Tacoma TRD Sport (build thread) entering the Little Sluice, Rubicon Trail

As the name implies, to be eligible you must have a TacoBox -- which is a Double Roll Bearing-equipped MC09 or MC11 Marlin Crawler Dual Case Setup available for 1995 and newer Tacomas, 4Runners, FJ Cruisers, T100s, Sequoias, and Tundras.

Increases Traction

Increases Torque

Increases Control

Increases Reation Time
The Marlin Crawler TacoBox

2.7-liter, 3.4-liter, 3.5-liter, 4.0-liter, and 4.7-liter Auto or Manual drivetrains

Decreases Bouncing

Decreases Breakage

Decreases Trail Abuse

Decreases Risk

This inaugural event will be co-sponsored by Rock Solid Toys who will be bringing a half-dozen Solid Axle Swapped Marlin Crawler TacoBox-equipped Tacomas! :clap:

Tue Sept 12: Camp at the Loon Lake Staging Area
Wed Sept 13: Run the 'con at a relaxing pace to Buck Island where we will camp the first night. Est arrival: 12-3pm based on pace
Thu Sept 14: Continue to the main Springs Campground. Est arrival: 12pm (Optional: Head up Cadillac Hill to meet the main Marlin Crawler group at the Lake Tahoe Staging Area and help them carry in supplies)
Fri Sept 15: Relax in camp (Optional: Help setup equipment for the Round-Up)
Sat Sept 16: Enjoy the Marlin Crawler Round-Up! Meet a ton of awesome people, enjoy a tri-tip dinner, and one of the largest raffles 100% supporting the Rubicon Trail Foundation!
Sun Sept 17: Head up Cadillac Hill and exit out to Lake Tahoe (Or if you're towing head back to Loon Lake)

If you've got a Marlin Crawler TacoBox in your rig and would like to sign up to wheel the 'con with other TacoBox owners, then please post up below!


Cya next month on the con!

« Last Edit: Aug 11, 2017, 06:01:06 PM by BigMike »
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Re: First Annual BigMike's TacoBox Run (MCR16)
« Reply #1 on: Aug 11, 2017, 05:28:36 PM »
RockSolidToys will be there this year linked, locked and loaded with it's Marlin Crawler ultimate Taco Box in the Beast.  come join us if your truck is so equipped.

It's gonna be a blast. 

Wyatt Scott "AWSUMDC"
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Re: First Annual BigMike's TacoBox Run (MCR16)
« Reply #2 on: Aug 11, 2017, 07:41:31 PM »
I feel so old school. See ya in camp.

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Re: First Annual BigMike's TacoBox Run (MCR16)
« Reply #3 on: Feb 05, 2018, 08:07:24 AM »
Ill probably see you guys at buck on wed if yall are still there when I show up =)
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Re: First Annual BigMike's TacoBox Run (MCR16)
« Reply #4 on: Jun 30, 2019, 10:36:54 AM »
Any word on the availability of the TacoBox for the 3rd gen? Specifically the manual transmission version? Been trying to order one for almost 2 years.


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