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Detailed pics of the "new" 99...(56k warning)

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Thor, May 27, 2009.

  1. May 27, 2009 at 9:59 AM
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    Thor

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    Okay, here are lots of detailed, up-close, and personal pics of the 99. Any thoughts on the condition of any of these items, especially engine and frame, are very much welcome. Also, if you'd take some action on something, let me know that as well.

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  2. May 27, 2009 at 10:18 AM
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    have you had the frame inspection done yet??
     
  3. May 27, 2009 at 10:34 AM
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    Is that the frame rust inspection by Toyota that I've read about?
     
  4. May 27, 2009 at 10:38 AM
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  5. May 27, 2009 at 10:39 AM
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    Then no, I haven't gotten to that yet. I guess I just need to contact our local Toyota dealer and have them do the deed?
     
  6. May 27, 2009 at 10:41 AM
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    Yes. Take some pics above the rear leaf spring perch on the inside of the frame. It is the inner box that goes.
     
  7. May 27, 2009 at 10:49 AM
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    More pics...more to come, too. Don't know if this has the leaf spring area you mentioned, but if not, I'll go snap a few more.

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  8. May 27, 2009 at 10:54 AM
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    :eek:damn thats a lot of rust. go to toyota now!
     
  9. May 27, 2009 at 10:57 AM
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    Last set I hope...

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  10. May 27, 2009 at 11:09 AM
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    Can you get a picture of the inside (of the frame) of this perch? Both sides? That is where they typically fail.

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    Thats a failure right there. The hole shouldn't be there!
     
  11. May 27, 2009 at 12:18 PM
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    Yea.. thats for sure a buy back.
     
  12. May 27, 2009 at 12:29 PM
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    That hole concerns me too.....you need to get that to the dealer for a frame check. The rust spots on the body above the windshield need addressed, but not if the frame is garbage. Possible oil leak at the valve cover near the oil cap. Did the truck have a cap on it....something was on the back of it that isn't there now (cap, different bed liner).
     
  13. May 27, 2009 at 12:47 PM
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    you could be in for some good luck ...i know someone that did the rust check on his 97 in think it was .....any who ....they gave him like 12000 for it ....and it was a piece of shit
     
  14. May 27, 2009 at 12:49 PM
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    Nevermind this sentence.....saw your other thread......Cap
     
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    Yeah, but he just purchased it. Toyota has something with new purchases of first gen's that fail. I have heard that they make the owner wait 6 months before they purchase it back. But, take that with a grain of salt.
     
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    WOW!! holy fuck that s lot or rust. I would go down to toyota fast
     
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    curious as to what my truck is going to look like when it is ten years old..:eek:
    i don't know the background to this truck, but i would take it to toyota and show them the rust :(
     
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    Not as many as the 98..
    Thats going to definitely fail.. hate to say it, but it is...
     
  20. May 27, 2009 at 5:07 PM
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    garanteed falure dude. Its a sad thing!
     
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