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anyone trade in their truck?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by El Duderino 480, Jan 12, 2009.

  1. Jan 12, 2009 at 9:23 AM
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    El Duderino 480

    El Duderino 480 [OP] "The Dude"

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    im going back home next week to big two toyota to MAYBE trade in my truck for a different one, a 4x4 one at that, i love my truck but im sick of 2wd. i finally relized how much i hated it when i went to butcher jones and got stuck..anyone got any other ideas as far as getting rid of my truck? i have an 08 prerunner with 25k miles.
     
  2. Jan 12, 2009 at 9:52 AM
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    Delmarva

    Delmarva Mayor of TW

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    Yes... be prepared to get slammed with trade in. An 08 with 25k? Yup...
     
  3. Jan 12, 2009 at 9:56 AM
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    El Duderino 480

    El Duderino 480 [OP] "The Dude"

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    i drive back and fourth from cali to az almost every other weekend. :(
     
  4. Jan 12, 2009 at 9:57 AM
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    Delmarva

    Delmarva Mayor of TW

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    Being upside on a car loan is no fun.. I don't recommend it.
     
  5. Jan 12, 2009 at 10:02 AM
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    El Duderino 480

    El Duderino 480 [OP] "The Dude"

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    i just cant stand 2wd! im fucked
     
  6. Jan 12, 2009 at 10:08 AM
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    Bassetdad

    Bassetdad What if God Smoked Cannabis

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    The dealer will rape you on a trade in, sell it on your own. In Cincinnati I always had good luck with autotraders.com . Paid the one time listing fee & sold the car.
     
  7. Jan 12, 2009 at 11:08 AM
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    jefferson

    jefferson needs to stop cruising Buy/Sell/Trade....

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    Agreed. Never trade in unless you HAVE TO. Sell it privately, then go get your 4x4. You wont get nearly what you paid for cause of the market but you will also get a great deal on a new-to-you truck.. id be interested to hear how it turns out
     
  8. Jan 12, 2009 at 11:27 AM
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    El Duderino 480

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    yeah, i posted my truck up on craigslist in phoenix, i tried doing it for san diego area as well but it wont let me. i found this 06 taco ext cab 4x4 trd with 32k miles, selling for 21k. what do you guys think??
     
  9. Jan 12, 2009 at 11:29 AM
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    Demoncleaner

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    Do you really need 4wd? You could buy a moto or ATV or better yet save your $ for the difference of you putting the same truck but 4wd in your driveway. Upgrading tires can help some.

    If it makes you feel better, Robbie Gordon is halfway thru the Dakar rally near the top 5 in only a 2wd Hummer.
     
  10. Jan 12, 2009 at 11:32 AM
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    El Duderino 480

    El Duderino 480 [OP] "The Dude"

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    if i knew who it was it might make me feel better lol. i just wanna be able to take out my truck and go 4 wheelin, everytime i go to butcher jones or somewhere else, its another friends taco
     
  11. Jan 12, 2009 at 8:09 PM
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    WilsonTheDog

    WilsonTheDog Kylie's dad

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    Not necessarily. Resale is so high on this trucks, I know folks who traded them in early and made out pretty well. A buddy had an '07 TRD OR for 4 months, traded it in on a Tundra, and only lost $600 in the deal. Granted, economics are slightly different now vs then but still, check out the resale values on Edmunds. They are still high.

    The moral of the story is, at least you didn't buy a Ford.
     
  12. Jan 12, 2009 at 8:13 PM
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    jhodge83

    jhodge83 Any dog under 50# is a cat and cats are useless... Staff Member

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    wat?
    i got a $19k trade in on my 07 DC sport prerunner that was 1 1/2 years old and 33k miles
     
  13. Jan 12, 2009 at 8:18 PM
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    PatHLC128

    PatHLC128 College.

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    i thought about trading in my 09 AC already for a DC...i doubt ill do it, im starting to get over not having a backseat
     
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