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Old 11-29-2011, 09:21 PM   #41
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I think the tacoma should come with the V8 option. The 4.7 would sound amazing in a taco with dual flowmasters.
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meh...
Dakota's also come with v8's...
to each his own though
That 4.7L is a good engine. Been around for donkeys ages and still kicks ass.
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Old 11-29-2011, 09:34 PM   #43
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Id be all for that who's going to Japan to convince the execs?
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That 4.7L is a good engine. Been around for donkeys ages and still kicks ass.
The 5.2 and 5.9 were good as well.
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a buddy of mine has the 5.3 in his colorado, its a beast. he just put 4:10 gears in it.
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The 5.2 and 5.9 were good as well.
Little big. The 4.7 gets the same mileage as my truck does.
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I'll take the 6.4 thanks.
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Little big. The 4.7 gets the same mileage as my truck does.
Yeah the 4.7 is a good motor. I'm just biased to the 5.2 cause I had one.
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Old 11-29-2011, 09:56 PM   #50
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Fuck. While we're wishing I'll take the new 6.7 Cummins please and thank-you.
I'll take the old 5.9 rollin coal in a tacoma would be badass!
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Fuck. While we're wishing I'll take the new 6.7 Cummins please and thank-you.
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I'll take the old 5.9 rollin coal in a tacoma would be badass!


I'll take the quad turbo 8.0 W16.
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Old 11-29-2011, 10:10 PM   #52
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I'll take the quad turbo 8.0 W16.
What the hell is that in
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What the hell is that in
Veyron.
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What the hell is that in
A very ugly and even faster car
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Old 11-29-2011, 10:14 PM   #55
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Ok that buggatti... what the hell is a w16? 2 v8's side by side? I'm about to google this bish!
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Ok that buggatti... what the hell is a w16? 2 v8's side by side? I'm about to google this bish!
yup
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yup
I'm so epically confused.... guess I will have to look some shit up lol.
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This is the AWD i would be interested in.
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Yes please!!! You still wouldn't want to drive that around in the winter here...

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Id be all for that who's going to Japan to convince the execs?
When do we leave?
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Even if that is the case that a new Taco is $30K, i would rather pay the extra 5k and get a moon roof, and V8, nav and all the other goodies Toyota doesn't offer.
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I don't know, i would have to do a allot more research before i would even consider the move to a different truck. It just really irks me how far behind the curve toyota is falling. I just my Taco to where i like it, but with the lift it just killed the power on it. The real problem lies in the fact that i cannot drive my hotrod in the winter, so have to compensate for lack of hp. Need for speed man.
Number 1 answer to why there is no V8 = No Demand. Remember the V8 4Runners that they couldn't give away? If this was something the midsize truck market wanted Chevy would be selling every one they could build and we all know that is not the case with the Colorado.

If you do go for a Colorado be sure to spring for the reserved seating in the dealer service waiting room and the lube you will need when it is time to trade it in - and if you like fully loaded models...get extra lube!

What really irks me is this curve that people keep arguing Toyota is falling behind. They rule 40%+ of the midsize market - and this will only get larger once the Ranger/Dakota are gone. The Tacoma is not falling behind the curve...the Tacoma is the benchmark!
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What are you on? I see v8 runners everywhere. People loved those for families cause you could load up the wife and 1.5 kids and hook the trailer up and still fuck off like a boss without struggling. The 4bangers they couldn't give away...
Second veyron engine? Hook that puppy up bumper to bumper to the 6.7 and I'll still pull your ass around the parking lot while getting 20mpg.
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