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Buying a used taco-tips?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Shiner, Aug 23, 2011.

  1. Aug 23, 2011 at 5:17 PM
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    Shiner

    Shiner [OP] BAMF

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    None yet, other than wheels :)
    Goin to look at it Friday...2008 SWB DC TRD Sport...52,000 miles listed at $23,900...

    Has some aftermarket wheels and tires and TRD floor mats...looks to be stock other than that.


    Any tips/things to look out for on a taco with 52,000 miles?

    Any problems yall have had with 08's?
     
  2. Aug 23, 2011 at 5:23 PM
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    PSJ

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    Do not buy a Taco at that price! :D
     
  3. Aug 23, 2011 at 5:26 PM
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    PSJ

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    Check out the used truck value in your area and you will find out if the deal is good. ;)
     
  4. Aug 23, 2011 at 5:54 PM
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    jbrenn

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    check the coolant color make sure it is not pink.
     
  5. Aug 23, 2011 at 6:32 PM
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    Shiner

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    None yet, other than wheels :)

    It's listed at that price, not gonna buy it at that price ;)
     
  6. Aug 23, 2011 at 6:37 PM
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    joes06tacoma

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    X2
     
  7. Aug 23, 2011 at 6:45 PM
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    I paid a few grand less than that for a 2010 with 35k miles 3 weeks ago
     
  8. Aug 23, 2011 at 7:00 PM
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    Shiner

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    None yet, other than wheels :)
    It's a DC sport, also a manual

    but yeah, gonna haggle with them a bit
     
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