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Old 05-12-2009, 06:11 AM   #1
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Folks.. I'm new here and looking to buy my first Tacoma. I've found one that I'm planning on checking out. Is there anything that I should pay particular attention to when looking for a Tacoma? Here is the listing for the truck I'm interested in. Any help is appreciated.

http://atlanta.craigslist.org/cto/1166188704.html
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Old 05-12-2009, 08:37 AM   #2
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The first thing that strikes me about the listing is that it never specifies which engine / transmission the truck has ...
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Old 05-12-2009, 11:59 AM   #3
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After talking to the seller its a 4cyl Automatic.
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Old 05-12-2009, 12:44 PM   #4
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First two things I'd ask are:

(1) Why has it been (re-?)painted?
(2) What has it been used to tow?
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Old 05-12-2009, 02:27 PM   #5
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What makes you think its been painted?
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Old 05-12-2009, 05:34 PM   #7
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What makes you think its been painted?
It's either been painted or those are some sort of add-on rocker panel covers (or whatever they're called) ...

No 1995.5 - 2004 Tacoma came from the factory with a two-tone body.
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Old 05-12-2009, 05:35 PM   #8
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Does it pass or fail the internal frame rot warrantee through Toyota?
Good call! ...
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