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Give me the top ten Reasons to return my 2009 I4 4x4

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by gofas, Jun 12, 2012.

  1. Jun 12, 2012 at 9:13 PM
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    gofas

    gofas [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I have one day left to return my brand new certified used 09 tacoma 4x4 2tr. timberland green and shiny.
    It's nice and smooth on the hwy but now I'm having separation anxiety already on the thought of leaving my 1st gen.:eek:


    Drive a new Tacoma for a few days and you will definitely make you miss your 1st gen.

    It is so new and modern but unlike the 1st gen pickup.

    or give give a good reason to keep it!:eek:

    1.
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    3.
    etc........
     
  2. Jun 12, 2012 at 9:14 PM
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    Maverick904

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    1. Its a 4 banger.
     
  3. Jun 12, 2012 at 9:26 PM
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    nucktaco

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    i would lose the 4 banger and buy the 4.0L.
     
  4. Jun 12, 2012 at 9:31 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T You chose ... poorly

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    It's not a DCLB
     
  5. Jun 12, 2012 at 9:35 PM
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    tubesock

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    no fog lights
     
  6. Jun 12, 2012 at 10:44 PM
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    gofas

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    I'll have to keep both of them. I was set on using the money from my 1st gen to pay down on the loan. I'll have to screw that idea for now. I did not realize I was going to feel this way about the situation.
    Wish they had a 1st gen 2nd gen mode Switch/button next to the others on the dash. That would be the best.
    hold 3 seconds for 1st gen mode
    insert mo cash for 2nd gen mode
     
  7. Jun 12, 2012 at 10:48 PM
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    MonkeyProof

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    it doesnt have ATRAC :cookiemonster:
     
  8. Jun 12, 2012 at 10:50 PM
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    toytaco11

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  9. Jun 12, 2012 at 10:55 PM
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    mynewtoy

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    return it
    1.its green
    2.its a 4-banger
     
  10. Jun 12, 2012 at 11:00 PM
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    gofas

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    have to rebuild head and or/engine on the 3.4. however it runs good at this time so I was going to sell it to some sucker while it was in this state.
    It could still run forever, but mechanically forever does eventually end.


    I was pissed for a minute at my 3.4 when I went out and bought a new 2nd gen.
    now here I sit dreaming of the 1st gen as my off road vehicle and the 2nd gen as my daily driver.
     
  11. Jun 12, 2012 at 11:09 PM
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    So far 4 banger is in the lead.

    1st reason 4 banger

    2nd reason is it is green.

    3rd it is not a double cab

    4th no ATRAC
     
  12. Jun 12, 2012 at 11:16 PM
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    OZ-T You chose ... poorly

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    *doublecab longbed

    nobody wants a DCSB
     
  13. Jun 12, 2012 at 11:29 PM
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    Drive the new one for a few weeks then go back to driving the older truck, you won't want anything to do with the old truck.

    Once the new one starts getting some mileage on it you will want to take it offroad too, it won't hurt it, its still a Toyota truck under the fancy body. Just think, the 1st gen Tacoma was fancy to compared to the 89-94's at one point too.
     
  14. Jun 12, 2012 at 11:50 PM
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    Get a six-banger
     
  15. Jun 12, 2012 at 11:56 PM
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    Twistedfreedom

    Twistedfreedom welcome to the incredibuild

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    get rid of it.

    the 4banger sucks I know I have one

    Zero power.

    no tow capacity

    all show no go

    it's slow

    you should return it and but mine.
     
  16. Jun 13, 2012 at 12:02 AM
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    1. I4 has no REAL power. ( I traded my AC I4 for a DCSB V6 for this reason) You're gonna be pissed at the I4 always having to downshift going up hills and lack of passing power.
    2. The difference in gas mileage between the 2.7 and 4.0 is negligible due to the huge difference in power.
    3. If you have a 4x4, and need 4x4, you might regret not getting the TRD OffRoad package with ATRAC (I do)
    4. You may need the room of a DC some time down the road. (Other reason for the trade)
    5. V6 is easier to maintain and has better aftermarket options. There isn't as many 5lug parts as there are 6 lug parts.
    6. It's green. Get silver or white.
    7.The 6 speed in the V6 is much easier to live with than the 5 Speed in the I4
    8. Lack of real towing ability
    9. No tow package. It's worth it because of the tranny cooler, the bigger alt and battery.
    10. No fog lights in an I4
     
  17. Jun 13, 2012 at 12:51 AM
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    haha. :) yeah, that would be gr8!
     
  18. Jun 13, 2012 at 12:51 AM
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    TnRedNeck721

    TnRedNeck721 GO VOLS!

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    this. and 4x4.
    fixed. :D
     
  19. Jun 13, 2012 at 12:52 AM
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    what is ATRAC?
     
  20. Jun 13, 2012 at 1:00 AM
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    all sound like good reasons to me, to keep it.

    you've been paying on it, why not just see what it's worth to keep it? maybe keep it for a little while, then see about refinancing. maybe that would give you some money then to fix the 3.4 engine. or just find another 4 banger and swap it?
     

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