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2 days ago I bought my second Toyota...

Discussion in 'New Members' started by tonto, Dec 17, 2011.

  1. Dec 17, 2011 at 2:51 PM
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    tonto

    tonto [OP] New Member

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    I traded in my 1994 T-100 that I have had 17 years. It was standard, V6, 4*4. I would ONLY purchase a Toyota. That 94 went 128 k miles and ran me around 1200 in repairs the entire time. I do not count tires, oil changes, tuneups, wipers... Sold it privately. I honestly think that once the rear bumper is replaced (someone hit and ran in the depot parking lot last week) and replace the emerg brake cable that truck will go a lot longer. It never burnt oil. Nadda.

    So I bought a 2012, access cab, v6, auto, 4*4, sr package (I will never tow or plow - wanted heavy duty cooking and tranny cooler). Its peppy, and hopefully it will last me a long time.
     
  2. Dec 17, 2011 at 2:56 PM
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    bjmoose

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    Congrats on your new 'yota. May it serve you well.
     
  3. Dec 17, 2011 at 2:59 PM
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    907taco

    907taco Alaskan Assassin

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    ultimate lift kit ( toytec ) ome dakar leaf pack , w/ extended length billies, LR uca's, Pro comp 7089s, KM2's 285 70 17, neoprene seat covers, weather techs, CBI sliders w/kickout, URD ss, cab mount chop, VHT night shade tint>tails,3rd B-light. Debadged. Grillecraft grille, rear diff breather mod. CBI Moab front bumper, warn M8000 winch, HID kragens 7", Hella's micro fogs. retrofit headlights HIDS, LED solutions maps/license! 886 back up light mod,
    welcome and i am sure that will last you just as long as your last yoda
     
  4. Dec 17, 2011 at 3:01 PM
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    jackhart

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    17 years and dead nuts reliable, huh? don't see why this one shouldn't treat you the same. i am hoping for similar results with my 2011.

    welcome to the site. :drunk:
     
  5. Dec 17, 2011 at 3:13 PM
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    MountainEarth

    MountainEarth Well-Known Member

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    You drive like me. At my present rate, in 17 years of ownership, I'll have 85k on this one. By comparison, my wife put 100k on in 6 years.

    :wave: enjoy the ride!
     
  6. Dec 17, 2011 at 3:14 PM
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    TeamSarcasm

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  7. Dec 17, 2011 at 4:41 PM
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    Tigahshark

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    senor taco

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    Welcome to tacoma world
     
  9. Dec 18, 2011 at 1:11 PM
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    4Wheelin4Banger

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  10. Dec 18, 2011 at 1:27 PM
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    Congrats on the new truck and welcome to TW! :wave:
     
  11. Dec 20, 2011 at 8:17 PM
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    Fiolo

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