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All at once or bit by bit

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by rjclemen, May 26, 2010.

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All at once or bit by bit

Poll closed Jun 25, 2010.
  1. Save and drop all the cash at once

    14 vote(s)
    15.1%
  2. Mod by Mod

    79 vote(s)
    84.9%
  1. May 26, 2010 at 5:39 AM
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    rjclemen

    rjclemen [OP] Well-Known Member

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    So I have been making some good money recently and have started making a list of mods I want to do. Now my question is this, should I save up all the money I need and just do one big purchase or spread it out?
     
  2. May 26, 2010 at 5:40 AM
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    bambooshoots

    bambooshoots Be a fountain, not a drain.

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    I'd say spread out the purchases.
     
  3. May 26, 2010 at 5:45 AM
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    Kelson

    Kelson My Truck is Cuter than Yours

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    mod by mod. you'll get a better feel for where you want the truck to go, and you'll have the time to spend on the finer details. but it's up to you though, nothing bad about going at it all at once!
     
  4. May 26, 2010 at 5:46 AM
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    Toyota Truck

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    X2 You don't know what could happen down the line. It also gives you time to do more research on certain products before making your final decsion.
     
  5. May 26, 2010 at 5:49 AM
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    98tacoma27

    98tacoma27 is gooder 'en chicken Moderator

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    It will also prevent you from feeling overwhelmed.
     
  6. May 26, 2010 at 5:55 AM
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    AeroCooper

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    Bit by bit. It gives you a chance to admire each mod as it comes, and also may lead you to change your decision on how other mods will go with the previous ones.
     
  7. May 26, 2010 at 6:10 AM
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    rjclemen

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    awesome responses. I guess I will start doing mod by mod.
     
  8. May 26, 2010 at 6:18 AM
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    Jimmyjohn

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    I'm going Mod by Mod. Other wise it'll take too long to save up all the Bucks
     
  9. May 26, 2010 at 6:32 AM
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    LaTeM

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    I say all at once, cause once you get the head in it's not like it has shoulders!
     
  10. May 26, 2010 at 6:33 AM
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    TacomaBuzz

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    I've seen people do all their mods at once and then two months later they are about to lose their truck.I say do everything in pieces.
     
  11. May 26, 2010 at 10:40 AM
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    Step by step. Everyone is right, you never know what your future holds.
     
  12. May 26, 2010 at 10:45 AM
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    THExBUSxDRIVER

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    one by one man. I'm horrible at saving so this way fits me better. At the moment I'm purchasing my LT part by part, I know it sounds dumb but there is no way that I would be able to save up all that cash and drop it at once.
     
  13. May 26, 2010 at 10:46 AM
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    stroM-

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    I guess it really depends...because for me i believe mod by mod, but somewhat agree with all at once too.

    The all at once portion i would say is lift tires and wheels together. Once thats done, mod by mod is the best way to go :thumbsup:
     
  14. May 26, 2010 at 10:50 AM
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    i would go in order of what you think is most important to you and your truck first. depending on what you do with it. if i did moderately easy trails but by myself i would get a bullbar with a winch first.
     
  15. May 26, 2010 at 10:57 AM
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    I say spread it out. Some mods that you might want to do now might not seem like such a good idea down the road.
     
  16. May 26, 2010 at 11:01 AM
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    techgeekwill

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    Spread it out. You'll get more satisfaction by spending it on different things at different times.
     
  17. May 26, 2010 at 11:25 AM
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    Doc.SS

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    screw it, do it all at once....
     
  18. May 26, 2010 at 11:48 AM
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    I vote- It depends. Some things need to be done in large chunks. Lift and Tires go together in my opinion. And if you want to do new rims- well...Now lift, rims, and tires are all together.
    Lift is front and back. UCAs imo too.

    Same with engine upgrades- Big changes all at once to eliminate excessive tuning.

    So-What kinda mods are you planning on doing??
     
  19. May 26, 2010 at 12:26 PM
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    i agree with just about everyone else. it's cool to go mod by mod and watch your ride evolve.
     
  20. May 26, 2010 at 12:28 PM
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    i kinda did both. i slowly ordered stuff i needed (lift, wheels, tires, etc) over the course of months, then when i had everything i needed i did it all in one weekend.
     
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