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Buy a 1st gen or 2nd gen???

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by YotaAddict24, May 4, 2011.

  1. May 4, 2011 at 6:42 PM
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    YotaAddict24

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  2. May 5, 2011 at 11:10 AM
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    Buy a STOCK 1st generation.
     
  3. May 5, 2011 at 11:14 AM
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  4. May 5, 2011 at 12:02 PM
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    1st gen owners think 1st gen trucks are better.

    (99% of) 2nd gen think 2nd gen trucks are better.

    seriously, you'll love either. drive both and the buy the one you like more.
     
  5. May 5, 2011 at 12:26 PM
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    Yea i test drove the the 2nd gen today. It drove awesome for me. I'm a bigger fan of the 2nd gen but appreciate all tacomas. The dealer would give me exactly what i paid for my corolla $5000 as my trade allowance and his price for the taco is $13,000 otd. Difference of $8,000. Sounds alright to me, what about you guys?

    And I could always try to privately sell my corolla since I know what the dealer will give me.
     
  6. May 5, 2011 at 12:28 PM
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    woodygg

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    they're both nice. probably comes down to finding one in the right condition for the right price - whichever one you find first.
     
  7. May 5, 2011 at 12:33 PM
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    I've never heard of this ever happening
     
  8. May 5, 2011 at 1:11 PM
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    My dad has a first gen AC, I have a second gen AC. Mine is larger, has a tighter turning radius, and is far more comfortable for a 6'5'' guy like me. 2nd gen all the way if you can afford it, although the first gens are tough little trucks.
     
  9. May 6, 2011 at 4:45 PM
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    WhatThePho?

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    I'd say get a clean first gen. If the first gen has no rust go for it. Second gens have a weaker frame in reality there's a few thread here showing a bend in the frame by the wheel well. I enjoy having a boxed frame over open c channels.

    Plus the second gens are already reporting problems of frame rust.
     
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