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Old 01-02-2011, 06:12 PM
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when I was a tech at lexus, I actually had to do a service on one (I believe it was an 06) 4dr short bed trd. I, too, was dissapointed in it. That is comming from a toyota owner as well.
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Old 01-02-2011, 06:16 PM
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i dont care if the tacoma was the best riding, most refined, most powerful truck that also gave you a hand job while you drove it, its butt ass ugly as sin styling would scare me away. i liked the early 2000's tacoma's but the new ones are just terrible. there full size garbage is worse.
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Old 01-02-2011, 06:25 PM
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i dont care if the tacoma ... gave you a hand job while you drove it
I would buy it for that.
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Old 01-02-2011, 06:28 PM
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i dunno man a hand job while driving........ LOL
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Old 01-02-2011, 06:56 PM
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i dunno man a hand job while driving........ LOL
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Old 01-02-2011, 07:16 PM
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lol
yall are funny!
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Old 01-02-2011, 10:37 PM
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also has a constant tick tick sound from the engine,
I noticed the same thing when I test drove a Tacoma sounds like the engine was pinging bad... talked to a friend who is a Toyota fanatic and he said it's pinging and while Toyota says it runs on regular gas it'll ping like mad if the gas is slightly old (like sitting on a car lot for a while) or not perfect quality fresh. Very similar 4.0L Toyota motor is in the FJ cruiser but it specs premium fuel only

Anyone looking at Tacoma better include premium fuel in the choice.

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I think the bottom line price difference between the 2 comparably equipped Tacoma and Ranger is $3000-$4500.
Pricing must be very different state side... when I looked at Toyota when buying my truck it was 10K+ minimum diff for Toyota
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Old 01-02-2011, 11:00 PM
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Pricing must be very different state side... when I looked at Toyota when buying my truck it was 10K+ minimum diff for Toyota
Here they are about 3-4k difference but the Tacoma also comes with fancier options for the price.
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Old 01-02-2011, 11:20 PM
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plus the plastic box floor.......put a quad in and you crack your plastic box
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Old 01-03-2011, 09:39 AM
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I hate the stepsides. Those things are Fugly.
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Old 01-03-2011, 09:47 AM
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I hate the stepsides. Those things are Fugly.
so are the taco's
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Old 01-03-2011, 09:49 AM
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so are the taco's
I was referring to the tacomas....
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Old 01-03-2011, 09:58 AM
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I am driving one for the time being. My dad has a work truck (06 lariat f-150 4 door 4wd), so he doesn't need to drive his other truck. It is an 04 black 4 door 4wd 3.4 v6 tacoma. I like everything about it except 2 things. The suspension is a little rough and when it is in cruise contol and hits a small hill it always down shifts. Other than that I like it. It has had no problems and has been a good truck. Between it and my ranger i'd take the tacoma, because it is quad cab, 4wd, and less miles. Other than that I love the ranger. Right now my danger is having a lot of problems and I may end up taking over the payments and owning this tacoma. IDK yet. I really don't wanna get rid of the ranger.
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Old 01-03-2011, 02:05 PM
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southbama you have the older 1st gen tacoma with prolly one of the best yota motors ever made. its hard to beat the 1st gen tacomas and older pickups as far as reliability and offroad.lol i loved my 92 yota it went anywhere i pointed it. haha but like i said i dont like the 2nd gen tacomas at all
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Old 01-03-2011, 08:17 PM
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southbama you have the older 1st gen tacoma with prolly one of the best yota motors ever made. its hard to beat the 1st gen tacomas and older pickups as far as reliability and offroad.lol i loved my 92 yota it went anywhere i pointed it. haha but like i said i dont like the 2nd gen tacomas at all
Yeah forsure the old trucks is where Toyota built there great reputation for solid reliable trucks... well earned at the time but not the reality of there trucks today.
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