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First Generation vs. Second Generation

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by Tacomasrule, Feb 20, 2009.

  1. Feb 20, 2009 at 10:37 AM
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    NAAC3TACO

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    I guess I'll leave now.:(
     
  2. Feb 20, 2009 at 10:40 AM
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    Joe B

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    I had a '99 PreRunner that was solid as a rock.No rattle or creaks.Probably built better.
    Rattle and creak wise,the '09 was built in Mexico and is the same way early in the game.
     
  3. Feb 20, 2009 at 10:43 AM
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    txusa03

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    my vote ---> 3rd gen :lalala:
     
  4. Feb 20, 2009 at 10:57 AM
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    what i was thinking when i said datsun
     
  5. Feb 20, 2009 at 11:02 AM
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    I loved my '05, and love my '06. Still plenty to do to the '06, but I can say I miss my '03.

    I liked it's smaller nimble size, and when I bolted on the Supercharger it was a blast to drive. People were so un-suspecting.....:D

    Marc M
     
  6. Feb 20, 2009 at 2:35 PM
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    WilsonTheDog

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    For me, 1st gen is too small which is why I never bought one.
     
  7. Feb 20, 2009 at 2:50 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    i have had an 06..................and now i have an 04..................and although the 06 has some kickass features that my 04 doesnt, i still like the first gens better.
     
  8. Feb 20, 2009 at 2:53 PM
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    ^Honestly, I'm in "pay off debt" mode now, but when I'm done I want a 1st gen for a "fun" truck.
     
  9. Feb 20, 2009 at 3:04 PM
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    i hear that man. yeah.....there is lots you can do to a second gen truck, but the first gens are super capable, the 4x4 is awesome, and there are mods galore for them.........and the trucks are a bit smaller, so trails can be rode a little easier i think.
     
  10. Feb 20, 2009 at 3:09 PM
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    1st Gen!!!
    It may be small but still has a 6 ft. bed
    Plus all the girlies love it :D
     
  11. Feb 20, 2009 at 3:52 PM
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    Seriously both are good, the first gen taco's and the current gen tundra... er tacomas.
     
  12. Feb 20, 2009 at 4:12 PM
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    i have to say first gen.. i love my truck.. but the 2nd gen trucks are very good looking trucks and i think they are just as capable as the first
     
  13. Feb 20, 2009 at 4:39 PM
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    i have driven both own 02 friend gots an 06 pre, I would take mine anytime, just the simple fact mine is 4x4 and still get better MPG, cannot deny MPG, somewhat biased.
     
  14. Feb 20, 2009 at 4:44 PM
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    higherlux

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  15. Feb 20, 2009 at 4:47 PM
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    so thats where my Chevy Luv went...........it was my first truck at 16.......
    here is what it looked like new..........:D
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    on topic.....the first gens look the best imo........
     
  16. Feb 20, 2009 at 5:04 PM
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    thats not a chevy luv
    its a toyota hilux
     
  17. Feb 20, 2009 at 5:12 PM
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    Toy4Life

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    Although I would be happy to own any generation Tacoma. My heart belongs to the 1st generation.
     
  18. Feb 20, 2009 at 5:23 PM
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    hoosiertaco

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    my bad............brought back some luving memories there for a minute.....:D
     
  19. Feb 20, 2009 at 5:24 PM
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    2" blocks, ya i know, not enough....
    I'm going to say second gen.... even though i am a VERY proud owner of a first gen. I suppose its all in what you want, if your goal is offroading all the time and moding the living life out of the truck than i'd say first gens, lots more stuff out there for them to make it everything that you want it to be. Not to say that the second gens can't do the same, its just cheaper and easier to do on a first gen IMO. but if you want a nice DD with some wicked off road abilities, and stock 240+ hp with lots of room for more, than go second gen... they are both amazing trucks, both look amazing, and both will be in my drive way one day soon...
     
  20. Feb 20, 2009 at 5:35 PM
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    its all good homie :D
    they do kinda look alike
     
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