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Best Year 2nd Gen

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by stowayman, Jul 4, 2012.

  1. Jul 4, 2012 at 11:57 AM
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    stowayman

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    2008 by far.... Last year of many things:cool:
     
  2. Jul 4, 2012 at 12:00 PM
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    2015 is the best.
     
  3. Jul 4, 2012 at 12:11 PM
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    I love lamp!
     
  4. Jul 4, 2012 at 12:18 PM
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  5. Jul 4, 2012 at 12:36 PM
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    I think you mean 2398. Thats the year that the turbo diesel and supercharged v8 that gets 40 mpg became an option for the tacoma
     
  6. Jul 4, 2012 at 12:36 PM
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    um.. sure.
     
  7. Jul 4, 2012 at 12:42 PM
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    2008 and 2012 were leap years, so those two are definitely out for the best. Since mine is a 2007 double cab that was the best year - even the tacoma fairy gave me a dollar and said mine was the best year. ;)
     
  8. Jul 4, 2012 at 12:44 PM
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    Are those the only engine options when using the holodeck?
     
  9. Jul 4, 2012 at 12:46 PM
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    Oh, silly me, I forgot about the 2000hp w16 that runs on water and co2. good catch whippersnapper
     
  10. Jul 4, 2012 at 12:47 PM
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    Quad VVTI Warp Drive and Photon torpedo road clearing assist.
     
  11. Jul 4, 2012 at 12:50 PM
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    no no, only the hilux gets that option
     
  12. Jul 4, 2012 at 12:54 PM
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    Nice. I hear that these systems work better than ATRAC.
     
  13. Jul 4, 2012 at 12:58 PM
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    I've seen some posts where there has been some trouble with the '12s, but mine has been fantastic to this point. I've owned two other 2nd Gens and an '07 4Runner and my '12 has all of them beat.
     
  14. Jul 4, 2012 at 1:05 PM
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    Correct, only plasma torches on the Tacoma.

    You want best year, go vintage with 2245 cyborg-trim t-truck, the last year before new UFP regs because they had so much power that California almost went into the ocean during a drag race

    Although 2246 would play MP9 audio, would be nice, not that it matters much because the stock radios still short out after 2 years
     
  15. Jul 4, 2012 at 1:08 PM
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    Lol.

    Don't forget the noisy reactor blower motor and weak rear photonic leaf springs.
     
  16. Jul 4, 2012 at 1:30 PM
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    2012 FTW!

    In all seriousness though, as an owner of a manual transmission, I would definitely want 2010+ as I believe that's when they (supposedly) fixed the TO bearing issue.

    I previously owned an '05 and loved it, but definitely had a bit a of envy for some the features that were introduced later as it got older.

    Personally, I really like the look of the 2012s better, inside and out ... but time will tell how the 2012 model year does in areas that matter most: long-term performance and reliability. It is a Toyota though...so I'm I've giving 'em pretty good odds.
     
  18. Jul 4, 2012 at 4:08 PM
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    Imma go with 2007. Because I have a 2007 :D
     
  19. Jul 4, 2012 at 4:14 PM
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    steve o 77

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  20. Jul 4, 2012 at 4:19 PM
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    Wouldn't that be an 05?
     
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