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Chevy Colorado with stock 5.3l V8

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by rcbs204, Nov 29, 2011.

  1. Nov 29, 2011 at 8:48 PM
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    jonny

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    meh...
    Dakota's also come with v8's...
    to each his own though :thumbsup:
     
  2. Nov 29, 2011 at 8:50 PM
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    deal with it


    :p
     
  3. Nov 29, 2011 at 8:51 PM
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    are the new colorado's still torsion bar suspension?
     
  4. Nov 29, 2011 at 8:51 PM
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    Well go buy it. From my experience they are crap. A friend's dad had one. Everything rattled from day one when he picked it up new. Not sure what other problems he had but he was more than happy to get rid of it. I almost bought one myself but they are just shitty trucks. V8 and moonroof you say?:jerkoff:
     
  5. Nov 29, 2011 at 8:53 PM
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    Some are some arent. My gf's 2wd is coil spring my buddys 4wd is torsion :confused:

    I loved my dakota... if it was 4wd I would still have it... and had to rebuild allot of stuff lol.
     
  6. Nov 29, 2011 at 8:53 PM
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    ah. Looks like they're stuck in the '80's.
     
  7. Nov 29, 2011 at 8:55 PM
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    I don't know, i would have to do a allot more research before i would even consider the move to a different truck. It just really irks me how far behind the curve toyota is falling. I just my Taco to where i like it, but with the lift it just killed the power on it. The real problem lies in the fact that i cannot drive my hotrod in the winter, so have to compensate for lack of hp. Need for speed man.
     
  8. Nov 29, 2011 at 8:55 PM
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    I don't know much about torsion bars but my buddy has them on his ram.
     
  9. Nov 29, 2011 at 8:56 PM
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    You should replace the hot rod with an AWD hot rod:D
     
  10. Nov 29, 2011 at 8:57 PM
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    Yeah Toyota used them on the pick-ups up till '95. Nissan went away from them a few years later.
     
  11. Nov 29, 2011 at 8:59 PM
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    What did you have in mind?
     
  12. Nov 29, 2011 at 9:00 PM
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    cough cough EVO!!!!
     
  13. Nov 29, 2011 at 9:02 PM
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    Na, i'm 41, that car is for the younger gen.
    Had the Audi S4 before, but it was in the shop all the time.
     
  14. Nov 29, 2011 at 9:05 PM
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    lol 41 is old? You don't need to be hot roddin then sir :rofl: If your considering swapping the yota for the colorado look into it a good bit (I know you will) it seems smaller on the inside. I don't know the measurements but I would like to see a side by side comparison I am pretty sure the tacoma dwarfs it...
     
  15. Nov 29, 2011 at 9:07 PM
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    Their sloooow! I raced one in my x-runner . Stretched it!!! :burnrubber: .at the next light he asked Wat I had......:D
     
  17. Nov 29, 2011 at 9:09 PM
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    Yeah, but i need to sell about 10,000 4x4 switches to get it!! :D
     
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    lol, yeah might take a while.
     
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