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4cyl over 6cyl, any regrets?

Discussion in '4 Cylinder' started by slaphappy, Aug 2, 2013.

  1. Aug 2, 2013 at 7:16 PM
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    slaphappy

    slaphappy [OP] Mama didn't raise no fool

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    Anybody out there regret not getting their 2nd gen Tacoma in a V6? Just curious, if you are, why??
     
  2. Aug 2, 2013 at 7:18 PM
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    x2 on this. my 4 cyl was plenty of power, im not into going fast and squeeling tires, i just wish they made the TRD with a 4 cyl...
     
  4. Aug 2, 2013 at 7:19 PM
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  5. Aug 2, 2013 at 7:24 PM
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    bubba353z

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    I did - but I rectified that mistake when I traded my 2010 for a 2012. I wanted the extra towing capacity to haul my project C10 around. The 4 just won't cut it once I get it back together.
     
  6. Aug 2, 2013 at 7:27 PM
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    slaphappy

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    The TRD options would be nice! I love my 4cyl, and I came from a Challenger with a Hemi!

    I can understand that..
     
  7. Aug 2, 2013 at 7:39 PM
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    NO regrets...a guy that i know hhas the 4wd v6 double cab 2013 and he doesnt drive it that much cause of the mpgs, he prefers to drive his civic, i take my prerunner whereever without giving a phuck about mpgs
     
  8. Aug 2, 2013 at 7:54 PM
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    slaphappy [OP] Mama didn't raise no fool

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    Haha that's too bad for him man..I love driving mine, no way I'd hop in a Civic everyday instead of my Tacoma!
     
  9. Aug 2, 2013 at 8:36 PM
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    Worst thing is that his civic has like a fart sound exhaust, it gives him headaches, when i casually see him, i dont even say hi
     
  10. Aug 2, 2013 at 8:47 PM
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    Yeah can't talk to him unless he's in his pickup..

    Btw is your's a Pyrite Mica AC?
     
  11. Aug 2, 2013 at 9:50 PM
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    Only going up hills lol some people give me crap for going 4 vs 6, but its my truck my decision. I dont haul much and drive in the city mostly, so the 4cyl is perfectly fine.

    And I dd a civic and enjoy both vehicles for different reasons.
     
  12. Aug 2, 2013 at 10:10 PM
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    Yeah its a pyrite mica
     
  13. Aug 2, 2013 at 10:11 PM
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    Yeah not really sure why some people(v6 taco owners, jk) bash on the 4cyl..
     
  14. Aug 2, 2013 at 10:12 PM
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    slaphappy [OP] Mama didn't raise no fool

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    I like that color a lot!
     
  15. Aug 2, 2013 at 10:13 PM
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    Those extra MPG's of the 4 cylinder are nice and the extra 80 horses of the V6 are nice too. Just depends on which benefit you value more. I like having a little more "get up and go" from the V6, but about 10 more MPG would from a 4 cylinder would be nice every now and then too. On a side note, I think it's pretty cool that they now make more options with the motor and cab size. Like how you can get a 4 cylinder in a double cab. That's great for someone who needs more seating room but still wants the 4 cylinder MPG. I just wish they made a single cab with the V6. That would be nice.
     
  16. Aug 2, 2013 at 10:15 PM
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    I love my 4cyl .. First car without a b8 I have ever owned honestly and I don't mind at all.. Has plenty of power for the real world and I have never had a power issue my wheels break loose before the engine ever bogs on hills ruts ect while off roading
     
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    Hey, I like them. On long drives, it's almost always an easy choice which truck I'm driving. That would be the good old '01 4 cylinder Tacoma.
     
  18. Aug 3, 2013 at 5:58 AM
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    Of course I was only kidding.

    Definitely agree about the options though. That's one thing I love about Tacoma's, the different suspension/motor/body combos you can get.
     
  19. Aug 3, 2013 at 6:58 AM
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    No. The only time I needed it to be a V6 was when I'd added about 2500 lbs and was going up very long steep grades. I just had to go slower.
     
  20. Aug 3, 2013 at 7:37 AM
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    Nope. My four-banger gets me everywhere I need to go as fast as I need to get there. Plus I get 24-26 MPG on regular fuel & I don't baby it.
     
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