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Do you like the new gauges or the old ones better?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by 11Taco2.7, Jul 14, 2011.

  1. Jul 14, 2011 at 12:46 PM
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    11Taco2.7

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    Hi,
    I would like to ask the question: which do you prefer the new white gauge cluster on the 2011's made after nov or December 2010, or the other ones. Personally I have the new ones and I love them. I had driven a family members 05 Tacoma before I got mine and I thought the new ones would be weird. Turns out I like them a lot better, I drove that 05 a few days ago and they just seemed so plain. Which do you prefer?
     
  2. Jul 14, 2011 at 12:54 PM
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    Joehs

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    Old gauges. I have them.

    I think they're easier to look at.
     
  3. Jul 14, 2011 at 12:58 PM
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    My 07 Off Road had the old gauges, my 11 has the new. The new ones were too white and when you drive long distances i keep turning the lights low. they;re too bright.

    My favorites were in my 1st gen taco with the white gauges and the low orange at night.
     
  4. Jul 14, 2011 at 12:59 PM
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    Pugga

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    Looking at just the gauge picture, I like the new ones better but would imagine that bright white would get annoying and it doesn't match the stereo lighting. Overall, I'll stick with the old style gauges.
     
  5. Jul 14, 2011 at 2:42 PM
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    jdmdcfan

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    I've never been inside a scion tc but I imagine thats what their guages look like.
     
  6. Jul 14, 2011 at 2:44 PM
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    OffroadToy

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    Too ricey...I like the old lights better.
     
  7. Jul 14, 2011 at 2:45 PM
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    rbeezy

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  8. Jul 14, 2011 at 3:23 PM
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    I like the old ones. I don't like bright white or blue lit gauges because it's harder on the eyes than the red or amber lit gauges. Not sure how much difference it really makes on your night vision when you have oncoming headlights to look at too.
     
  9. Jul 14, 2011 at 3:35 PM
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    gatlin69

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    The new ones are a bit ricey (gay), but the older ones would be much better with blue instead of orange.
     
  10. Jul 14, 2011 at 3:39 PM
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    I like the new one. I fkn hate all the orange.
     
  11. Jul 14, 2011 at 3:48 PM
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    paintdiddy

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    I like the new ones. I thought only certain models had the new face
     
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    ^^Yep I have an '11 with an early build date and I have the old gauge style.
     
  13. Jul 14, 2011 at 4:24 PM
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    I have never been a fan of gauges with numbers that aren't upright. I think it looks goofy that the 120 is nearly upside down.
     
  14. Jul 14, 2011 at 5:47 PM
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    I have a 06 so they are the old. I like the 2011 better. I like the 1st gen white ones even better. I would love a silver with blue number gauge!!!
     
  15. Jul 14, 2011 at 5:51 PM
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    older ones, easier to read
     
  16. Jul 14, 2011 at 6:21 PM
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    Cool! I was hoping the pearl cam in white,that would look nice once i paint my super white cadillac pearl! Jk,but i do think a pearl white would look nice on a tacoma!
     
  17. Jul 14, 2011 at 7:13 PM
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    Sorry but which one is old and which one is new?

    Also they both look the same? I dont understand what the difference is... top picture looks like it was taken in the day, bottom one the night. What's the difference?
     
  18. Jul 14, 2011 at 7:18 PM
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    Rashnu

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    These are the same guage. One is a day shot, the other is a night shot.
     
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    I actually like em.....but I like brown rice too

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    Also regular rice when you just wanna be regular.....

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    But the dirty rice is just when you need alil more excitement Nom Nom Nom Good....

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