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<Buying Advice> 2003 Toyota Tacoma TRD Xtra Cab Pre-Runner <HELP>

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by RAD, Apr 20, 2011.

  1. Apr 20, 2011 at 11:36 PM
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    RAD

    RAD [OP] RAD@RECHELON/AESTHETICS Vendor

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    TOO MUCH
    My buddy decided to buy a 2nd Gen. He decided to not buy a brand new CBR600 and Go Used.
     
  2. Apr 21, 2011 at 7:24 AM
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    davidpick

    davidpick Well-Known Member

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    100k mile service? does that mean the timing belt has not been done?
     
  3. Apr 21, 2011 at 7:45 AM
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    kmok

    kmok Plastidipped ma Hootus!

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    Toytec Coilovers, Old Man Emu Leaf Pack, 5100s, Light Bar with Hella 700ffs, Chopped Exhaust, Herculined Rocker Panels, Trail Gear rear bumper, tinted windows
    X2

    and about the leaf springs they were probably going to be done by now anyways. The 1st gen stock leaf springs suck. The truck sounds good from the description. How does the frame look?
     
  4. Apr 21, 2011 at 11:19 AM
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    STLharry

    STLharry Lube: It's the key to penetration.

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    Yup you guys got it...
    Timing belt
    Frame check
    If it was lifted mall-crawler style, check to see if things like incorrect driveshaft + pinion angles are causing any wear or damage.
     
  5. Apr 21, 2011 at 1:09 PM
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    RAD

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    Thanks

    My buddy decided to buy a 2nd Gen. He decided to not buy a brand new CBR600 and Go Used.
     
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