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Best 2nd Gen Year?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by PhillBenjamin, Dec 22, 2011.

  1. Dec 22, 2011 at 7:24 PM
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    PhillBenjamin

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    Which year is the best for the 2nd generation 4x4 offroad TRDs? If money was no object, which of the years '05 - '11 would you buy? Which has the most hp for it's weight? Best off-road? (Looking to buy...;))
     
  2. Dec 22, 2011 at 7:43 PM
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    GoDeacsWFU23

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    Someone correct me if I am wrong but other than some minor cosmetic changes they are all basically the same. I might be wrong though.
     
  3. Dec 22, 2011 at 7:47 PM
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    BAMFTACO

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    07 and up (05 and 06 the motor mounts were weak )
     
  4. Dec 22, 2011 at 7:48 PM
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    Then you get ATRAC in 08 and up I believe
     
  5. Dec 22, 2011 at 7:49 PM
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    07 and 08 no motor mount issues and still had true mechanical LSD in the sport models.
     
  6. Dec 22, 2011 at 7:49 PM
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    2012 :D
     
  7. Dec 22, 2011 at 7:51 PM
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    steve o 77

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  8. Dec 22, 2011 at 7:51 PM
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    i've heard that but......no problems here.
     
  9. Dec 22, 2011 at 7:53 PM
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    Same here but not even 40k miles yet on the 05, so maybe down the road
     
  10. Dec 22, 2011 at 7:54 PM
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    05! No traction control :D
     
  11. Dec 22, 2011 at 7:54 PM
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    o0o0o00o0o. Did not know this, I liky
     
  12. Dec 22, 2011 at 7:56 PM
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    It can get scary with shitty tires, wet surface and lead foot in mid turn, don't ask how I know :rolleyes:
     
  13. Dec 22, 2011 at 7:57 PM
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    Dont worry, I play Forza with TCS off, Ill be fine:D
     
  14. Dec 22, 2011 at 7:59 PM
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    got a 105,000 on mine,still good
    screw all that electronic crap....i got the sticking gas peddle for that
     
  15. Dec 22, 2011 at 8:00 PM
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    Well its settled then, 05 FTW!!!!
     
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    Ya and if the engine mount brakes, I will use it as an excuse... "Honey my engine fell out from my truck, now its broken and I need an 3UR-FE swap and stronger engine mounts"...
     
  17. Dec 22, 2011 at 8:05 PM
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    :laugh:
     
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    weaksauce no atrac
     
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