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high miles? I think

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by kadukukilla671, Apr 2, 2010.

  1. Apr 2, 2010 at 5:33 PM
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    kadukukilla671

    kadukukilla671 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    i just clocked 55k on my 08 taco.. any one else have anything higher for an 08?? please make me feel better.. i feel like parking it and getting a beater to commute lol
     
  2. Apr 2, 2010 at 5:36 PM
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    MontanaTaco

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    I only have 23k on my 08.... So yeah i think thats high for an 08, but taco's last forever so why not drive it?
     
  3. Apr 2, 2010 at 5:45 PM
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    bigmooze

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    Threads like this intrigue me. Not bashing, but why are people so worried about "driving too much"? I'm curious as to peoples' reasons.

    I drive quite a but I guess, 59xxx km on my 2009 so far.
     
  4. Apr 2, 2010 at 5:48 PM
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    Chris(NJ)

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    I have 37,xxx on my 08. vehicles are meant to be driven, so get your monies worth!
     
  5. Apr 2, 2010 at 5:51 PM
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    NWtacoma

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    24.5 on my 07
     
  6. Apr 2, 2010 at 5:52 PM
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    TorenApart

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    Depreciation
     
  7. Apr 2, 2010 at 5:55 PM
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    oldtacomaguy

    oldtacomaguy four forty four

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    25,xxx on my 08...
     
  8. Apr 2, 2010 at 5:57 PM
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    Chris(NJ)

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    Vehicles arent investments. And besides, the recalls already took care of some of that depreciation, imo.
     
  9. Apr 2, 2010 at 6:01 PM
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    tacobell007

    tacobell007 Does that have the v6?

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    dad has about 70,000 on his 05
     
  10. Apr 2, 2010 at 6:02 PM
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    TorenApart

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    If you don't consider your vehicle an investment that fine, but to many, like myself, they definitely are... You probably aren't doing yourself any favors with that mentality.

    I realize that when I sell it the truck will be worth less that when I bought it, but I'd prefer to not accelerate that rate of decline...

    52K on my 2006.
     
  11. Apr 2, 2010 at 6:09 PM
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    bigmooze

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    I thought investing was aimed at making money on an initial purchase. A car is worth less than you bought it as soon as you drive it off the lot. I understand your idea of reducing the depreciation by keeping low mileage, but don't see a car purchase as an investment. Then again, I don't look too much into finances, I'd rather drive/ride. But to each his own.
     
  12. Apr 2, 2010 at 6:09 PM
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  13. Apr 2, 2010 at 6:14 PM
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    45 on my 05 :D
     
  14. Apr 2, 2010 at 6:17 PM
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    76k on my 07
     
  15. Apr 2, 2010 at 6:24 PM
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  16. Apr 2, 2010 at 6:30 PM
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  17. Apr 2, 2010 at 6:32 PM
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    I'd hate to see what the rest of your investments look like then, lol.
     
  18. Apr 2, 2010 at 6:35 PM
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    As a matter of fact they're booming...
     
  19. Apr 2, 2010 at 6:40 PM
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    63k on my 06. I bought it new in Nov. of 06 so I've only had it 41 months. So thats a little over 1500 miles a month. All mine come from trips to the lake in the summer as I only drive 14 miles to work round trip m-f. I understand what you mean about putting miles on your truck. I sometimes think I should buy something to drive m-f then my truck on the weekends, but I bought my truck because I wanted something reliable to drive. Afterall I did buy it knowing I'm going to have it for 10+ years so whether it has 150k or 200k it really doesn't matter because its been well taken care of and will last that long.
     
  20. Apr 2, 2010 at 6:48 PM
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    So you'll have enough money to replace the truck without worrying about depreciation? Sweet!
     
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