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1995 Regular Cab V6 4x4

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by sonjason, Mar 12, 2010.

  1. Mar 12, 2010 at 5:54 AM
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    sonjason

    sonjason [OP] Pink Taco Lover

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    I found what I consider to be a VERY RARE Tacoma for sale. 1995 Regular Cab 5 Speed V6 4x4 with 162000 miles. All stock, just no AC. Sierra beige in color with a matching topper. The only flaw is a golf ball sized dent on the front driver side fender... no rust and frame is solid. Gonna take a short road trip to drive it today.

    This is only the 2nd V6 Regular Cab 4x4 I have ever seen, and I have been wanting one of them for a long time but basically gave up the search.

    How many of these have you guys seen?

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  2. Mar 12, 2010 at 10:28 AM
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    Idrivetoys

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    I need a 4 door DC 4x4
    i havent seen many but they are out there, and the year change was in 95.5 i believe, my father has one but 2WD


    i would like to buy his trans, pedal assembly, and clutch master assy :)
     
  3. Mar 12, 2010 at 10:30 AM
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    dylandercole

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    Thats a pretty sweet setup. I didnt know they mad the regular cabs in v6
     
  4. Mar 12, 2010 at 2:58 PM
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    sonjason

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    Yeah, these regular cab V6 models are sweet and hard to find. Unfortunately this one had a check engine light, and I could barely get it up to 30MPH it was missing so bad. Maybe just a fouled up 02 sensor, but I'm gonna pass this time. :mad:
     
  5. Mar 20, 2010 at 4:32 PM
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    Thats pretty sweet, but sucky. I wonder what the issue was.

    I have a 1995 V4 4x4. 2.7's do pretty good though. Although a V6 would be awesome.. But yeah I didnt even know they made a V6 in a reg cab when they came out.
     
  6. Mar 21, 2010 at 8:30 AM
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    they are rare
    they only made single cab v6 tacomas from 95.5-97 because they said the powerful 3.4 was too big of a motor for a single cab frame
     
  7. Mar 21, 2010 at 3:58 PM
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    I have a 95.5 single cab 4x4 V6 taco. It only had 112K on the clock when I bought it in October. I miss my ext cab. in my 98 taco i had previous but this is a great truck for what I need it to do now which is get back and forth to work in colorado.
     
  8. Mar 21, 2010 at 4:49 PM
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    Yea thats sucks man, it also looked like the rear was sagging a bit too. Toppers are heavy, not that heavy.

    Good call passing it up! You'll find better!
     
  9. Jan 4, 2012 at 6:23 PM
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    They really are quite rare especially with the frame rust issues diminishing the small amount to begin with. I am lucky enough to have a 1996 with a V6 and manual trans. The only thing better would be a factory E-Locker equipped one. For you trivia buffs, YES they did exist. In order to get an optional E-Locker in 1995.5-1997 the truck HAD to be a V6 Manual trans regular cab truck. No extended cabs ever got an E-locker before 1998.
     
  10. Jan 8, 2012 at 6:16 PM
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    a buddy of mine owns a 95 v-6 standard cab with 5 speed. he's owned since new. it has 245,000 miles on it. it is in my garage right now. we are doing an engine swap on it. the thing is fast for what it is, and it is a handful in the snow, i know i've crossed it up myself.
     
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    I've got one. Has 193000 on the clock. Fun truck but only seats 2. 5 speed trans. About to lift and put 33/12.50s on a 15x10 rim. Wish me luch
     
  12. Apr 22, 2015 at 11:06 PM
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    What liter are the v6's. Sounds like a cool little truck.
     
  13. Apr 23, 2015 at 2:43 AM
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    3.4L.....no different than all the other body style v6's.
     
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    Really cool, I've never seen one but wish they kept offering a V6 in the regular cabs, think it would have helped boost sales personally.
     
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