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2nd Gen Tacoma to 1st Gen Tundra.

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by poynter, Dec 7, 2011.

  1. Dec 7, 2011 at 10:33 AM
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    poynter

    poynter [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I am thinking about selling my 05 tacoma and getting a 03-04 tundra.
    Anyone here gone this route? Words of wisdom or things to look out for? Anything you miss?
     
  2. Dec 7, 2011 at 10:34 AM
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    steve o 77

    steve o 77 braaap

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    Do it! I love those tundras. No problems with them that Im aware of.
     
  3. Dec 7, 2011 at 10:35 AM
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    whippersnapper02

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    I hear they get the same mpg as a 2nd gen V6 Taco.

    live via :jellydance:
     
  4. Dec 7, 2011 at 10:37 AM
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    Aw9d

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    Love the Tundra as well, but it's just too big as a daily driver if you ask me.
     
  5. Dec 7, 2011 at 10:39 AM
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    steve o 77

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    and are better built, and better looking IMO.
     
  6. Dec 7, 2011 at 10:40 AM
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    How much do you want for your Tacoma if you go for the Tundra?
     
  7. Dec 7, 2011 at 10:42 AM
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    poynter

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    I would be looking to spend around 9-10 on a tundra and would end up with some cash left over for a small daily driver so the tundra would be limited duty.
    I used to have a 91 pickup and a BMW 3 series but ended up selling both and getting the tacoma but I'm kinda bored with it as a daily. i want to do things to it that make it impractical so Im thinking of getting a tundra for that and another 3 series for a daily.
     
  8. Dec 7, 2011 at 10:43 AM
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    Yeah better built for sure. My friend bought a bran new 03 TRD 4wd. It had actual leaf springs, no noisy blower motor and no rattles. He beat the living crap out of it and it never once said no more.
     
  9. Dec 7, 2011 at 10:44 AM
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    Not 100% sure yet but probably around $14K. Its paid off with a rebuilt title.
    78K miles V6 sr5 trd sport automatic
     
  10. Dec 7, 2011 at 10:46 AM
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    TnRedNeck721 GO VOLS!

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    dad has a 2000. something that has happened to are’s is the front seat belts (mostly just the driver) don’t want to retract back when you get out. they still lock like they should in a crash tho. it’s something the the spring or something. i don’t remember.
     
  11. Dec 7, 2011 at 10:52 AM
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    So I'm looking at Tundys now and I came across this sad example of one:

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  12. Dec 7, 2011 at 10:56 AM
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    ^:puke:

    OP make sure you go for the V8.
     
  13. Dec 7, 2011 at 10:57 AM
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    I certainly wont be putting any chrome on anything I buy.
     
  14. Dec 7, 2011 at 10:58 AM
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    This is more my flavor.
    [​IMG]
     
  15. Dec 7, 2011 at 11:05 AM
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    Simon's Mom

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    That looks like a lifted Ivan Stewart model. Very nice!

    Do it.
    I love my tundra & looked 1GEN prior to buying the one I did. Price on the left over model year plus the trade in was too good to pass up.
     
  16. Dec 7, 2011 at 11:08 AM
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    i didnt know they put a anything else in them?did a v6 slip in somewhere?
     
  17. Dec 7, 2011 at 11:10 AM
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    3.4 was in there too.
     
  18. Dec 7, 2011 at 11:18 AM
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    I want a white 1st gen reg cab long bed for a work truck dd myself... Hard to find a good clean one
     
  19. Dec 7, 2011 at 11:18 AM
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    didnt know that.thanks
     
  20. Dec 7, 2011 at 5:31 PM
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    Stick with '03 and up, the factory front brakes before that year are crap.
     
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