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first import truck? new guy. hi!

Discussion in 'New Members' started by joe shmoe, Jun 21, 2010.

  1. Jun 21, 2010 at 7:32 PM
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    joe shmoe

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    hey...41 years old. still a kid inside. like my 4x4's and mud play. out here "on the island(long island, ny).

    so thinking about actually making the leap to a japanese truck. i like the taco, but was wondering what some of the "known issues" are. i'm looking at '07 on up, 4x4.



    thanks

    have a nice day
     
  2. Jun 21, 2010 at 7:37 PM
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    Primersinmyshoe

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    Hey Joe, I was thinking the same thing. The Jap taco beats the current 'merican trucks. Go out for yourself and test drive them - you'll see.
     
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  4. Jun 21, 2010 at 7:38 PM
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    yeah i work for a jap company so i don't mind paying a jap automaker(more american then american).
     
  7. Jun 21, 2010 at 7:50 PM
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    Welcome to TW Steve you'll...oh and by the way dude; Jap is not the preferred nomenclature, Asian American
     
  8. Jun 21, 2010 at 7:54 PM
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  9. Jun 21, 2010 at 8:06 PM
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    joe shmoe

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    thanks guys. been reading this forum for a few weeks but wasnt really able to find any info on known problems. whats the problem with theIFS? or is it the faxt thats its an IFS??

    what kind of mods will i need to do. i dont do any hard wheeling anymore. i just want a pick up, and 4x4 for hunting and the snow.
     
  10. Jun 21, 2010 at 8:09 PM
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    My first mods were the tailgate hose clamp thing, and trimming of the front mud flaps. I am pretty sure I will add the console locker soon.

    What is the IFS?
     
  11. Jun 21, 2010 at 8:14 PM
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  12. Jun 21, 2010 at 8:37 PM
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