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Buyback Program

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by kris77, Nov 6, 2008.

  1. Nov 6, 2008 at 11:48 AM
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    I just did a quick search and didnt find a thread on this as of yet...

    I work with a guy who has a 2003 tacoma. He took it in for the routine oil change and maint. The tech came back out and said "I dont think you want me to do the tune up just yet."

    He showed him a big rusted hole in the frame right below the passenger side door. Then he put a hammer through the frame a few inches back.

    Toyota is giving him $19,000 for the truck.

    Did the buyback get extended to the 03's?
     
  2. Nov 6, 2008 at 11:50 AM
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    Wow good for him i guess but sucks that it happen to him
     
  3. Nov 6, 2008 at 11:52 AM
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    i think the warranty did....
     
  4. Nov 6, 2008 at 11:52 AM
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    that is wat happened to me with my 99 taco!!!!
     
  5. Nov 6, 2008 at 11:54 AM
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    also there are rumors.... key word of toyota recalling the 2001-2004 tacos also in the future!
     
  6. Nov 6, 2008 at 12:01 PM
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    Hey, good deal. $19,000 for a 6 year old truck is great (since '09's are out now).
     
  7. Nov 6, 2008 at 12:06 PM
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    I wish my truck was a rust bucket.
     
  8. Nov 6, 2008 at 12:10 PM
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    So you guys have heard of the recall after the year 2000?

    I had a 2000 taco that got recalled...I thought that was the last year though...
     
  9. Nov 6, 2008 at 12:11 PM
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    i just hope 2nd gens dont get recalled..... that would suck ass
     
  10. Nov 6, 2008 at 12:13 PM
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    If they do, I'm gonna have a lot of work to do to take all my shit off/out!
     
  11. Nov 6, 2008 at 12:15 PM
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    yeah, not to mention they are dont recalling in Mexico those 99 trucks i bet there are a lot with rust problems....i see almost 3-4 '97-'99 everyday.....
     
  12. Nov 6, 2008 at 12:15 PM
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    Hey, if they buy them back at 1.5 times the value like the 1st gen, I'll even wax it up so it looks good when they crush it.
     
  13. Nov 6, 2008 at 12:17 PM
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    LOL i don't think so, they would be better off giving you a new truck for free...
     
  14. Nov 6, 2008 at 12:19 PM
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    I got 17,000 for my 99 that i bought 4 years before that for 7,000$ plus i beat the shit out of it and smashed the side with a tree while offroading!
     
  15. Nov 6, 2008 at 12:21 PM
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    where do you think all the rusted trucks go? It is not the crusher, they're sending them down to Mexico.
     
  16. Nov 6, 2008 at 12:23 PM
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    yea, you are probably saying that as a joke but.... hehehe
     
  17. Nov 6, 2008 at 12:23 PM
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  18. Nov 6, 2008 at 12:25 PM
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    i still have a key for my recalled taco so if anyone see's it let my know i love that truck!!!!!!!:D
     
  19. Nov 6, 2008 at 12:28 PM
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    I know a lot of used tires go your way.
     
  20. Nov 6, 2008 at 12:33 PM
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    no kidding Im sure a lot of totaled cars from Katrina ended up here, its a damn problem we got all this cars that are practically trash and the folks drive them here... i hate that.... :mad:
     
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