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Fully Loaded or Lifted?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by JU Boi, Apr 28, 2011.

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Fully Loaded or Lifted

Poll closed May 28, 2011.
  1. Fully Loaded

    97 vote(s)
    42.9%
  2. Lifted

    68 vote(s)
    30.1%
  3. Both, im rich so money is no object

    61 vote(s)
    27.0%
  1. Apr 28, 2011 at 2:51 PM
    #1
    JU Boi

    JU Boi [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I was thinking to myself today, would you rather have a fully loaded tacoma or save the money and get a lift?

    My truck is fully loaded i guess but i do wish i had a lift and some tires. interesting proposal.

    Fully Loaded, Lifted or both?
     
  2. Apr 28, 2011 at 2:53 PM
    #2
    Cerviperus

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    Loaded. Only because around here, there aren't many places to off-road. Unless of course you count corn fields...
     
  3. Apr 28, 2011 at 3:08 PM
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    Sigi

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    Fully loaded!!! Because you can always add a lift later and have both!!!
     
  4. Apr 28, 2011 at 3:13 PM
    #4
    seksilumpia

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    you can always buy the lift later,buy everything you need first then wants after
     
  5. Apr 28, 2011 at 3:28 PM
    #5
    bjmoose

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    I went the other way with the base model truck. Even with all my mods, I'm out of pocket less than for a TRD off-road.
     
  6. Apr 28, 2011 at 3:31 PM
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    LEX

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    Pretty much this.
     
  7. Apr 28, 2011 at 3:39 PM
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    04LTtacoma

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    When we say "fully loaded" what are we talking about here?
     
  8. Apr 28, 2011 at 3:55 PM
    #8
    ShadesOfGrey

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    I went fully loaded, and got the lift done. Only reason I was able to do that was my deployment. If it wasn't for that, I pry would have just went pretty basic.
     
  9. Apr 28, 2011 at 3:56 PM
    #9
    DeeKay21

    DeeKay21 Lieutenant Dan.

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    I got mine fully loaded in 2006. 4-door TRD Sport. But back then I wasnt even thinking about mods. But even still, I'd rather get a fully loaded nice one...then just mod it as time went on which I pretty much did anyways.;)
     
  10. Apr 28, 2011 at 3:58 PM
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    04LTtacoma

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    Oh I see.
     
  11. Apr 28, 2011 at 3:59 PM
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    JU Boi

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    Good input everyone! i don't feel so bad not having a lift anymore. maybe one day i will, for now ride height will be stock :cool:
     
  12. Apr 28, 2011 at 4:00 PM
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    ShadesOfGrey

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    ^^No harm in that
     
  13. Apr 28, 2011 at 4:04 PM
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    Sleeper362

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    Its always easier to start with the crap that you want than to upgrade later. Not necessarily cheaper though.
     
  14. Apr 28, 2011 at 4:47 PM
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    skistoy

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    WANTS and NEEDS

    Once you figure those out you'll know
     
  15. Apr 28, 2011 at 5:06 PM
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    jandrews

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    I did both. And yes, you better be fucking ready to spend. This 4x4 bullshit is absurd compared to my other hobbies.
     
  16. Apr 28, 2011 at 5:24 PM
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    especk

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    mine is fully unloaded (basic) and lifted and i love it:D
     
  17. Apr 28, 2011 at 5:24 PM
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    steve o 77

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    neither, I like manual everything and the only reason I have a lift was to get rid of the axle wrap.
     
  18. Apr 28, 2011 at 5:47 PM
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    Puud33

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    Lifted. I use my truck too much for work to have a bunch of nice things on the inside.
     
  19. Apr 28, 2011 at 6:52 PM
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    JU Boi

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    AMEN! Im just glad i drive a tacoma, every time i look at it i get excited to turn the ignition and drive again! See you guys on the trail! (Well if anyone is in Alaska)
     
  20. Apr 28, 2011 at 6:59 PM
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