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2005 4cyl with high mileage....

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by gupster88, Oct 16, 2010.

  1. Oct 16, 2010 at 9:39 PM
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    gupster88

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    just found a 2005 base, reg cab tacoma. 4wd, 4cyl, 5 spd tranny. it has 105k miles and they are asking $10k. obviously this puts the tacoma at about 21k miles a year, i wont put maybe 12k a year on it.

    is it too risky to buy this truck as a DD? i commute 12 miles to work one way so its not a long haul or anything.

    linky...
     
  2. Oct 16, 2010 at 9:45 PM
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    Juggernaut

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    For a 4x4 thats a decent price. 105k miles for the 2.7 liter 5 spd is nothing, just breaking in.
     
  3. Oct 16, 2010 at 9:45 PM
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    DubyaDawg

    DubyaDawg Underprepared and Overconfident

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  4. Oct 16, 2010 at 9:49 PM
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    ktmrider

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    thats a good price
     
  5. Oct 16, 2010 at 9:49 PM
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    luk3

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    It looks great! but if its gonna be your DD then you could save your money on a 2wd tacoma and maybe get an access or double cab.;)
     
  6. Oct 16, 2010 at 9:51 PM
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    gupster88

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    i need the 4wd. space is not really a big deal for me. i just need a 4wd and a vehicle with a bed lol
     
  7. Oct 16, 2010 at 9:52 PM
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    schiz94

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    literally haha 105k is like stretching before a run haha
     
  8. Oct 16, 2010 at 9:53 PM
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    gupster88

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    so i can expect to get a good 200k outta this?
     
  9. Oct 16, 2010 at 10:12 PM
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    tinker_troy

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    Good looking truck.
    I think 200k would be no problem if you keep up the regular maintenance
     
  10. Oct 16, 2010 at 10:19 PM
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    steve o 77

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    You can expect 200k out of pretty much anything these days. That truck will do it easily.
     
  11. Oct 16, 2010 at 10:27 PM
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    for sure. i expect 300k out of mine with minimal replacements and regular maintenance.
     
  12. Oct 16, 2010 at 10:31 PM
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    Like everyone said that is a good price for a 4X4 2nd gen Tacoma. In a few pictures it appears that the tailgate is bent. That would bother me, some people it wouldn't.
     
  13. Oct 16, 2010 at 10:36 PM
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    Yoytoda

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    for 10k? do it!
     
  14. Oct 16, 2010 at 10:38 PM
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    I'd have them knock 500 off the price and live with it.

    Mine is bent BTW
     
  15. Oct 16, 2010 at 10:40 PM
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    then add a lsd in the rear for better winter traction

    Edit: better 2wd traction. your guys winter arent so bad lol
     
  16. Oct 16, 2010 at 10:44 PM
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    I have 335,000 miles on my 86 toyota truck I bought new and 256,000 on my camry that I bought with 80,000 ten years ago.

    Hopefully the original owner was good with keeping up with the maintenance, toyotas will go a long way if treated well.

    Good luck with the purchase, the truck looks great!
     
  17. Oct 16, 2010 at 10:46 PM
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    I would do it. Its a clean truck for the price.
     
  18. Oct 16, 2010 at 10:56 PM
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    malander

    malander That's some tight butthole

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    thats one hell of a price and a good lookin truck go for it
     
  19. Oct 17, 2010 at 12:12 AM
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    Kelson

    Kelson My Truck is Cuter than Yours

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    i think your right...at least the front is...

    but yah these 4 banger's will last you forever. just enough power to get on the freeway, but it will get good mileage if you drive it nice.
     
  20. Oct 18, 2010 at 5:54 PM
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    well i went and looked at it today. its got a small lift on it. looks to be in good shape aside from the tailgate.

    i really want it since its so cheap, i got them down to $10k. i just cant help but wonder if i should wait out for an access cab. if im going to have this thing for a while, i might need the back seat one day. but i hate to let a $10k tacoma go too.
     
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