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Anyone near Burbank to help out a possible new Tacoma owner?

Discussion in 'Southern California' started by ckent42, Aug 8, 2012.

  1. Aug 8, 2012 at 12:02 AM
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    ckent42

    ckent42 [OP] Member

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    ckent42 [OP]
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    Name: Chris
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    Anyone near Burbank to help out a possible new Tacoma owner?
    I'm looking to buy a first gen 1996 Tacoma, and I was wondering if any of you experienced Tacoma guys out there would be willing to help me out looking at a possible truck to purchase. This will not only be my first Tacoma, but this will be my first used car purchase ever! So if there's anyone in that area that wants to help me out, checking out the truck and whatever, let me know! I would feel way more confident if I had someone who knew what they were doing looking this over with me. I know to look for rust in the frame, and I read the used buyers guide, but I'm not really a car guy (yet), so any help would be much appreciated! Thanks guys!

    Here's the add:

    http://losangeles.craigslist.org/lac/cto/3188837871.html


    Also; I might be looking at other possibilities, such as this
    http://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv/cto/3175020076.html
    and this
    http://inlandempire.craigslist.org/cto/3186758454.html

    I'll update as I know more though, thanks again.
     
  2. Aug 8, 2012 at 12:04 AM
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    MapleMoose

    MapleMoose Drunk Canadian

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    Last one forsure
     
  3. Aug 8, 2012 at 12:13 AM
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    Blueberry

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    Dig the black one but that white access cab is pretty nice too. Sorry I'm not local though. Best of luck on whatever you choose.
     
  4. Aug 8, 2012 at 12:17 AM
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    Greensystemsgo

    Greensystemsgo Clean 1 owner with low miles.

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    last one defenatly looks the cleanest, almost to clean.
     
  5. Aug 8, 2012 at 12:40 AM
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    mikesdoublecab

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    i say first and third...

    the first one has really low miles... it looks like an old timer's grocery getter... pretty clean...
     
  6. Aug 8, 2012 at 12:48 AM
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    661prerunner

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    the last one extra storage places always comes in handy and it looks clean through pics

    plus ive always thought reg cabs are missing parts...personal opinion
     
  7. Aug 8, 2012 at 11:32 PM
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    ckent42

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    Well apparently the first two sold, and the third one isn't returning my calls...I was hoping to get a 4 banger for the better mpg anyways, but it is disappointing.....
     
  8. Aug 9, 2012 at 12:22 AM
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    mikesdoublecab

    mikesdoublecab LT Chase Truck

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    i say get a regeared V6...

    :D
     
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