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Got an offer I don't want to pass up. Tell me why I shouldn't...

Discussion in 'Toyota Trucks & SUVs' started by Topper0083, Oct 16, 2013.

  1. Oct 24, 2013 at 1:48 PM
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    Pugga

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  2. Oct 24, 2013 at 2:52 PM
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    Thanks, I'll check it out. My wife's not going to e impressed when she sees the truck lol I see the potential but she won't.
     
  3. Oct 26, 2013 at 3:09 AM
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    i have a few of those parts

    make a list and ill see what i have.

    maybe make some room and a few dollars lol
     
  4. Oct 26, 2013 at 4:16 AM
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    Sweet man, getting the truck dropped off this weekend then I'll start making a wish/need list. Gonna post some pics to so you guys can see what I got myself into lol.
     
  5. Oct 27, 2013 at 11:31 AM
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    Hey guys i got the truck dropped off yesterday and took some pics. Theres a rear end out of a 4 cylinder that id like to sell if anyones interested. Let me know what you guys think about the truck thanks guys.

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  6. Oct 27, 2013 at 3:52 PM
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    Wife, kid, and a dog. Sold 2013, sold 2014 Tacoma. All listed stuff was on the '14 Bed Mat, WeatherTech Rain Guards, Ultra Gauge, TW Sticker amongst others, Useless Free OEM Bug Deflector, Flyzeye, OME Kit with 885's and Dakar and Nitro Shocks front and Rear . Tailgate mod, SOS Concepts 1/4" Skid Plate, White LED's interior Dome and Maps, Goodyear Wrangler MTR Kevlar 275/70/17, Wet Okole Seat Covers - full piping in Charcoal Grey, Lamin-X Green Fog light film, 17"x8 -10 offset Level 8 MK6 wheels in Gun Metal Finish, SOS Concepts Sliders W/ Kickout 12/21/14, Stubby antenna, LED reverse lights, lift removed 2/20/15 - making changes and trying to make up my mind
    looks like a great buy for the $$$ to me. The best projects, to me, are the ones that start out cheap :)
     
  7. Oct 27, 2013 at 3:55 PM
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    I'd buy that in a heartbeat for twice that. Awesome find man!
     
  8. Oct 29, 2013 at 10:59 AM
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    So got the truck, now what? By that i mean what would you guys do first. I want to strip the bed off it and clean up and treat the frame, then pull the engine out, then maybe do a small suspension lift, and go right through the truck to fix and restore any parts that i need to. just curious on how you guys would tackle it. Im in the north east of vermont and was curious if anyone knew of any good junk yards or parts stores to get the items. or good online sites that your know of. Thanks guys
     
  9. Oct 29, 2013 at 11:08 AM
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    If it were me, I'd go through it mechanically and structurally before worrying about anything cosmetic. Get it up and running smooth, then start looking at the rest of it. If the bed is rusted out, I'd consider making a flat bed for it, lift it and make it a trail truck/beater.
     
  10. Oct 29, 2013 at 11:11 AM
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    Take it apart and give it a good inspection
     
  11. Oct 29, 2013 at 11:34 AM
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    That's what I'm gonna do, take her right down and go through the whole thing.
     
  12. Oct 31, 2013 at 11:01 PM
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    Look at my 94 build. I pulled the bed and coated the frame and such. Maybe its a place you can start.
     
  13. Nov 1, 2013 at 12:56 AM
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    good buy!

    if you get find an 88 3.0 block, you can change the engine mounts and use it, they usually go super cheap unlike the rest of 3.slow engines because they don't "interchange"

    of course, it may be less hassle and you may be able to find a good deal on a 3.0 anyway if you dont get a really good deal i would skp the 3vz all together and go 22re, 5vz, or 2rz/3rz
     
  14. Nov 1, 2013 at 9:42 AM
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    if the engine is toast id ditch it and either throw in a 2.7 or a 3.4. the 2.7 will be faster and more reliable than a 3.slow.

    but itd be easier to stick with the 3.slow
     
  15. Nov 1, 2013 at 12:03 PM
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    I'd buy it.
     
  16. Nov 1, 2013 at 12:14 PM
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    Good looking Deal. Remember Rock auto is your friend. for replacement parts. I got a new Grill for my friends expedition for 50 Buck's It cost more to ship the darn thing. what ever you can't find in a Junk yard remember to look up Rock auto.
     
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