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Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by rab89, Jun 21, 2010.

  1. Jun 21, 2010 at 12:59 PM
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    rab89

    rab89 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I want a bigger truck. anyone else?

    I love my truck, it's great for me and my gf, or one friend, but as soon as you try and put 3 people in it, it's hell.

    I don't want a newer tacoma, because I personally don't think they are worth the money, I don't want my truck in a double cab, because I need more than a 4 foot bed, and an F-150 is gona get real bad gas mileage.
    hmm what to do!
     
  2. Jun 21, 2010 at 1:01 PM
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    wait for the 3rd gen tacoma
     
  3. Jun 21, 2010 at 1:03 PM
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    rab89

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    I don't think they will be worth the money either, toyota needs to decide to either make better trucks again, or lower their prices a lot. From what I hear it's gona be a while too!
     
  4. Jun 21, 2010 at 1:04 PM
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    Pope953

    Pope953 That's a fact Jack!

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    Well since you already have a nice truck, why not think about getting a nice car? That way you have your truck for off roading and hauling and a nice car for gas mileage and traveling or going out when you have three people? Just a suggestion unless you absolutely want another truck.
     
  5. Jun 21, 2010 at 1:05 PM
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    Agent475

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    Not to go AWOL from TW by any means... as I love my Taco just as much as almost anyone here... But, I too have been thinking about a bigger truck too.

    Last month, I went looking at F-250 SuperDuty TurboDiesels... However, I was disappointed by sticker price... So, I turned to used SuperDutys. While they all suited my prices better... we ended up seeing this car:

    [​IMG]


    ... and we bought it instead. LOL
     
  6. Jun 21, 2010 at 1:07 PM
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    rab89

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    I've been looking into the super duty's too, pretty nice trucks, that's def an option when I can afford one.
    I have a car, but it's an 89 5.0L mustang, so the gas mileage is horrible haha.
    and It needs a bit of work right now.
     
  7. Jun 21, 2010 at 1:11 PM
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    what about a tundra? (1st gen)
     
  8. Jun 21, 2010 at 1:12 PM
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    Yea... It was BS when I wanted one though. Everyone kept asking me - what are you hauling, what are you hauling , what are you hauling (when I wasn't planning on hauling anything really - don't own a boat or a camper). I retorted: "I plan on hauling ass."
     
  9. Jun 21, 2010 at 1:12 PM
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    Used diesel crew cab. You'll be very pleased, but don't expect a cushy ride. ;)
     
  10. Jun 21, 2010 at 1:13 PM
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    Pope953

    Pope953 That's a fact Jack!

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    Hmmmm.....instead of gas saver, how bout gas sucker lol! :D
     
  11. Jun 21, 2010 at 1:15 PM
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    See... That's what I'm talking about!!!! :D Diesel crew cabs rock!
     
  12. Jun 21, 2010 at 1:18 PM
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    I'd say suck it up and buy a new tacoma. I like f150's but I'd rather have a tundra.
     
  13. Jun 21, 2010 at 1:20 PM
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    I used to own a Nissan Titan 4x4 (before the Taco)... I loved that truck, but with my commute - I couldn't afford to keep filling it up. That was the only drawback.
     
  14. Jun 21, 2010 at 1:21 PM
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    Bought mine on EBay. High mile 2006 for under $12k. It's needed only the expected maintenance and has been extremely reliable. Filters, tires, brakes, shocks, leaf springs, coils, and U-joints.

    [​IMG]

    I've never regretted buying that thing. :)
     
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    If money and gas wasn't a concern, I'd have a full size. I completely agree with you on the "more than 2 people" comment. I took 5 adults from KS to CO in my Tacoma, and I wished that I had an F-150. And that was sitting in the front seat! The Tacoma is a great MID-size, but yes, a full-size would be nice.
     
  16. Jun 21, 2010 at 1:26 PM
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    Any full size truck you get will suck gas. My buddie has a newer body style GM Silverado and he gets in the very low 20's I think. Other than going with a diesel, your pretty much up the creek in terms of gas mileage.
     
  17. Jun 21, 2010 at 1:27 PM
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    I'd take very low 20's in my Tacoma, consistently.
     
  18. Jun 21, 2010 at 1:28 PM
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    I think the f250 and f350 look bad ass compared to chevy and dodge.
     
  19. Jun 21, 2010 at 1:31 PM
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    i would go with an f250 crewcab. they look sick and dont get to bad of gas mileage for their size
     
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