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HELP! How can I tell if a 2006 Tacoma is the Off Road version

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by ladytacoma, Jul 16, 2009.

  1. Jul 16, 2009 at 10:00 PM
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    ladytacoma

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    So I'm thinking about buying a 2006 tacoma with the off road package.

    How can I tell if it is indeed the off road package or not.

    I'm thinking it might have the suspension tsb done and a fake Locking Rear button. What else should I look for, the vin search is inconclusive. Is it easy to tell if the locker is engaged on the street?

    Does the 06 have a temp gauge and compass? In the mirror? I don't think I saw one...? Any other tell tell signs, the seats seam like better that what I have seen on other tacomas. Everything seems to be in place I'm just a little cautious. dont want to be taken by a sales guy.
     
  2. Jul 16, 2009 at 10:03 PM
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    outlet in the bed, yellow blisten shocks, temp guage, locking diff button, seat fabric is different..
     
  3. Jul 16, 2009 at 10:03 PM
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    Well for the major first thing check for the sticker thatt says TRD offroad, then just try the locker out and see if you hear the click. That would be a good way to check if it is a fake button or not lol:)
     
  4. Jul 16, 2009 at 10:04 PM
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    and WELCOME TO TACOMA WORLD!!! ;)
     
  5. Jul 16, 2009 at 10:05 PM
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    X2! Welcome :D
     
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  7. Jul 16, 2009 at 10:08 PM
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    Crawl under the rig near the rear axle. Look for something that looks like this. That will be the e-Locker actuator. That tells you that you have the rear locker.

    0712or_13_z+2001_toyota_tacoma_trd+electric_locker_acuator.jpg
     
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