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Old 04-19-2011, 07:37 PM   #1
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Smile I Got Me My First Brand New Taco

Some of you gave me some good advice in this thread on what Taco I should buy:

http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/2nd...co-newbie.html

Well, I finally ended up pulling the trigger on a 2011 TRD Sport 4X4 double cab in Magnetic Grey Metallic.

I test drove an off road package as well, and I was extremely impressed with both. I found that the Sport package rode a little better on the highway and also handled a bit better, which made more sense to me since the truck will be on the pavement for 96.832% of its life.

The truck also has the tow package and a six disc changer / sat. radio (not sure if this is standard or not). I love driving this truck - it rides like a car compared to my old Ranger.

I got the truck for $506 over invoice, which I thought was more than fair. I was kind of saddened that the truck didn't come with floor mats, but I went and ordered some Weathertech floor liners anyways.

The next purchases will most likely me things like step bars, bug shield, and window rain shields. Eventually I will buy some black wheels and maybe even a grill if anyone decides to make one that easily bolts right on.

Thanks for the help everyone - it really is a great truck!

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Old 04-19-2011, 07:43 PM   #2
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Very nice. congrats.
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congrats! be prepared to spend endless amounts of money on upgrades!
i have always liked that color, but went with red.
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Old 04-19-2011, 08:14 PM   #4
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looking good, exactly what i want except maybe in red... enjoy it!
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Old 04-19-2011, 08:23 PM   #5
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Nice looking Tacoma. If I were to buy a new one, that's the color that I would get.
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Congrats on your new Taco. I bought the exact same one back in December. Enjoy.
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Old 04-19-2011, 08:33 PM   #7
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Nice truck congrats! That's a popular one lately the MGM Sport shortbed. I'm kinda wishing i got that color it is badass looking.
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congrats man....
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Congrats man! Nice looking truck!
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Congrats!
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Thanks for the kind words everyone!

I love the truck so far - the only real complaint I have is the spongy brakes.

I have researched this and it seems like it is common to these trucks. Not sure if there are any quick fixes to firm up the pedal.

Otherwise it is a sweet ride.
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Looks like my 2011. Lets the mods begine.
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Old 04-20-2011, 05:37 PM   #18
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Congrats! Last weekend I went out and did the same thing, only it's white. If you don't mind me asking what was the approximate invoice price that you paid $506 more than? My dealer claims to be a "no haggle" dealership and they are several thousand under sticker on all their Toyota's but I wonder what the TRUE invoice price is.
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Woot Woot! congrats!!!
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Congrats, got the same truck except access cab, love it!
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