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biggest gripes about 2nd Gen.

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by 4WD, Dec 29, 2009.

  1. Dec 29, 2009 at 9:46 PM
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    4WD

    4WD [OP] cRaZy oLdmAn

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    Grey wire MOD, deck plate, diff breather MOD, 2nd gen. OME 883# on Tundra 5100's, OMD custom 3" leafsprings, rear shock relocation, Ivan Stewart TRD rims w/285/75/16's, '02 bumper MOD, Famous Fabrications sliders , LED interior/exterior lights, bed bar, Custom tube bumper, Old school KC day lighters,Red Ring 8" HID flood, Kenwood vhf 2M.. umm some other shit I'm forgetting right now
    Not that it applies to me (1st gen.) but was curious about how those of you who have gone from 1st gen. to 2nd gen. (I'll say years 2005 & up) & what complaints you have about your choice....:cool:
     
  2. Dec 29, 2009 at 9:49 PM
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    Ocean's

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    The only complaint i have is all the first gen's I see still on the road. :crapstorm:
     
  3. Dec 29, 2009 at 9:50 PM
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    tacobell007

    tacobell007 Does that have the v6?

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    Electric shift to 4hi and 4low, instead of an actual shifter. No light for that. No locking glove box. Not to much.
     
  4. Dec 29, 2009 at 9:51 PM
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    luni

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    Icon c/os, TSB 4 leaf pack, Unbreakable Fab tube winch bumper, Mile Marker SEC12000, Roadless Gear winch control panel, Bud Built skids, URD Pipe Bomb Y pipe, snorkeled rear diff breather, no carpet
    The increase in size of my pick-up truck did not have the proportiate increase in the size of my genitals as the sales person implied it would. Most unfortunate, back to the pills.
     
  5. Dec 29, 2009 at 9:53 PM
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    tacobell007

    tacobell007 Does that have the v6?

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    hahahaha
     
  6. Dec 29, 2009 at 9:54 PM
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    RedruM29

    RedruM29 Blinking Car Mod...

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    Just enough, and never enough
    nice
     
  7. Dec 29, 2009 at 9:55 PM
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    OffroadToy

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    I miss getting out and turning the hubs on my 88 4runner.
     
  8. Dec 29, 2009 at 9:59 PM
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    HARDSHELLTACO

    HARDSHELLTACO HoofHearted

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    1. Tailgate is crap, Aluminum foil is thicker than the metal in this thing.
    2. Engine braking, wish there was a button to turn this off.
     
  9. Dec 29, 2009 at 10:00 PM
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    4WD

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    Grey wire MOD, deck plate, diff breather MOD, 2nd gen. OME 883# on Tundra 5100's, OMD custom 3" leafsprings, rear shock relocation, Ivan Stewart TRD rims w/285/75/16's, '02 bumper MOD, Famous Fabrications sliders , LED interior/exterior lights, bed bar, Custom tube bumper, Old school KC day lighters,Red Ring 8" HID flood, Kenwood vhf 2M.. umm some other shit I'm forgetting right now
    Ask a simple question & all the wise asses respond LOL

    & what do ya mean there's too many 1st gens. around ? Thats blasphamis !!....:cool::D:eek::stirthepot:
     
  10. Dec 29, 2009 at 10:02 PM
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    jodiddly33

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    too many mods i want to complete.....and not enough of that sweet green cash.....:(
     
  11. Dec 29, 2009 at 10:03 PM
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    AriZonaD54

    AriZonaD54 BANNED in 49 states...

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    the brakes suck balls.
     
  12. Dec 29, 2009 at 10:04 PM
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    tacobell007

    tacobell007 Does that have the v6?

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    1st gens are actually pretty sweet. Only reason we have a second gen is we had an access cab 1st gen and needed a DC
     
  13. Dec 29, 2009 at 10:04 PM
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    Grey wire MOD, deck plate, diff breather MOD, 2nd gen. OME 883# on Tundra 5100's, OMD custom 3" leafsprings, rear shock relocation, Ivan Stewart TRD rims w/285/75/16's, '02 bumper MOD, Famous Fabrications sliders , LED interior/exterior lights, bed bar, Custom tube bumper, Old school KC day lighters,Red Ring 8" HID flood, Kenwood vhf 2M.. umm some other shit I'm forgetting right now
    Ok , thats what I'm talking about, some good feedback, lack of steel has been an issue I've noticed in here. Are the 2nd gens. plagued with the same cheesy flimsy plastic trim the 1st gens. have ? ( I really haven't checked out any of the newer Toys closely)
     
  14. Dec 29, 2009 at 10:07 PM
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    RAD

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    1. I "HATE" how people stare @ my TACOMA.

    It just bothers me

     
  15. Dec 29, 2009 at 10:08 PM
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    militaco

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  16. Dec 29, 2009 at 10:19 PM
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    Kyouto42

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    I hate how the other truck's refuse to keep up at the cost of more fuel.
     
  17. Dec 29, 2009 at 10:26 PM
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    toku58

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    LOL!! Yeah for some reason everyone wants to crawl under my truck?:confused:

    As for the tailgate? I had mine replaced with the stronger TSB gate and I haven't had any issues.

    Also I like the engine braking. I barely need to use my brakes.:D
     
  18. Dec 29, 2009 at 10:28 PM
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    Holling

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    100% agree. This would have cost a few $$$ if Toyota would have done this from the get go.
     
  19. Dec 29, 2009 at 10:29 PM
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    BravesFan

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    My Taco is too awesome, only compliant
     
  20. Dec 29, 2009 at 10:34 PM
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    My biggest complaint is all the 1st gen guys trying to convince themselves that the 2nd gen Taco's aren't totally AWESOME!!:headbang:
    And the fact that I can't afford to have 2 of these trucks!:burnrubber:
     
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