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FJ or Tacoma?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by eddyb22, Oct 18, 2011.

  1. Oct 18, 2011 at 2:46 PM
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    eddyb22

    eddyb22 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Should i get a FJ or Tacoma? if you own either let me see it and how many miles?
     
  2. Oct 18, 2011 at 2:47 PM
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    well you asked for specs..... 06 trd sport speedway blue V-6 4.0 camburg lift spindles extended travel icons total chaos lowers allpro 4" leaf pack 17" xd hoss rims 305/65/17 mickey thompson baja atz Allpro hybrid bumper with 3 kragen HID lights color matched headlights grill craft grill AFE stage 3 CAI wicked flow muffler under cover bed cap inside i have..... wet okole real tree camo seat cover blue oznium dome light stealth sub box with 2 10" kicker comp subs kicker 400 watt amp weathertech floor mats
    really 2 threads
     
  3. Oct 18, 2011 at 2:52 PM
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    eddyb22

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    My computer did that it is a peice of shit.
     
  4. Oct 18, 2011 at 5:30 PM
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    tpr676

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    Test drove both for every day use tacoma hands down.
     
  5. Oct 18, 2011 at 5:35 PM
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    Pugga

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    This is Tacomaworld... Just saying, results might be a bit bias. :rolleyes:

    And, it's kind of apples and oranges. Do you need a pick-up or an SUV?
     
  6. Oct 18, 2011 at 5:37 PM
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    Really prob gonna be which ever i come up on first..
     
  7. Oct 18, 2011 at 5:58 PM
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    808TRDTaco10

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    +1 for the 4Runner too though. The TE is pretty sweet
     
  8. Oct 18, 2011 at 6:47 PM
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    If you plan on it being a daily driver, Tacoma all the way, if u plan on it being a fun weekend rig FJ
     
  9. Oct 18, 2011 at 6:51 PM
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    Tacoma just b/c you can haul shit in the back better than a FJ ... 4 runner is also good...Just look at what you need it for. AND TEST DRIVE ALL OF EM dont fall for the first one you see, because than the next thread we'll see is "trading up, any reccomendations" ;p Goodluck whatever way you go, their all yota's
     
  10. Oct 18, 2011 at 7:00 PM
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    FJ owner since 06 (07 model) current miles 78k. On my second double cab 09 TRD off road with 75k. Had an 05 double cab I put 85k miles on. The FJ seems to be a higher quality vehicle with a little more zip. Both average just under 20mpg (19.5). Downside to the FJ in my opinion is back seat, visibility and no bed. Downside to the Tacoma, it's long and doesn't have the tight feel if the FJ.
     
  11. Oct 18, 2011 at 7:27 PM
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    Do you want a truck or a station wagon? Fj is a wagon imo.
     
  13. Oct 18, 2011 at 7:33 PM
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    i have a runner and taco. i still like my runner better for a dd.
     
  14. Oct 18, 2011 at 7:48 PM
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  16. Oct 19, 2011 at 4:36 AM
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    Just traded my 2008 FJ on a Tacoma a couple weeks ago. Very tough decision as I absolutely loved the FJ. I had 103,000 trouble free miles and must say its the first vehicle I've owned that I thought I would drive the wheels off of. Other than tires the only other maintenance item was from brakes at 75,000. As someone else stated I would agree the over-all quality of the FJ is superior as well as the off-roading capabilities. The FJ just feels solid!! The reason I switch was simply , I wanted a truck again. Had had two full size prior to the FJ and have always loved the Tacoma's. As well as they have always had a great track record. In short if you don't need the bed than FJ hands down! Really can't go wrong with either.
     
  17. Oct 19, 2011 at 5:47 AM
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    Can we all agree the H3 is out? That thing performed and sounded horrible!
     
  18. Oct 19, 2011 at 5:59 AM
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    Haha I was thinking the same thing. When he was backing down the hill hitting the brakes it sounded terrible. Such a POS.
     
  19. Oct 19, 2011 at 6:01 AM
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    And btw either chocie is good in my book. 4Runner is a definite option too, such good ride quality in the 4Runner with the off road capability.. I somewhat regret not going fo the 4Runner, but in any case they're all toyotas :thumbsup:
     
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    I traded my 07 FJ for 1 reason only. I need a truck to haul. Otherwise I would never had given it up.
     
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