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Hilux's spotted!

Discussion in 'Toyota Trucks & SUVs' started by humanoid, Oct 18, 2008.

  1. Oct 18, 2008 at 8:19 PM
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    humanoid

    humanoid [OP] bite me

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    My good buddy from work lives a stone's throw away from Toyota corporate in Torrance, CA. He said he spotted 2 Hiluxs with dealer plates with no camo. He also hinted that Toyota might, as a cost cutting measure, import the Hilux here and do away with the current style Taco. Which kind of makes sense since the Taco is only made for North America while the Hilux is sold around the world.
     
  2. Oct 18, 2008 at 8:25 PM
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    beastlytaco

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    sounds good. toyota does still make the hilux right??




















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  3. Oct 18, 2008 at 8:28 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    that will be kickass if toyota brings the hilux over here for good!!!
     
  4. Oct 19, 2008 at 6:15 AM
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    concrete jedi

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    I like the looks of the Taco much better, hope this is just a pipe dream, crack pipe that is :laugh:
     
  5. Oct 19, 2008 at 1:08 PM
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    derekabraham

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    I don't really like the Hilux design either.


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    It doesn't look aggresive like the Tacoma.
     
  6. Oct 19, 2008 at 1:14 PM
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    We have hilux 2.7 in Mexico, but those are sold without many options they are just work vehicles... no 4wd though....
     
  7. Oct 19, 2008 at 1:30 PM
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    pittim

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    they should bring diesels with them...
     
  8. Oct 19, 2008 at 1:34 PM
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    Im going with what derek said "It doesn't look aggresive like the Tacoma"
     
  9. Oct 19, 2008 at 1:55 PM
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    I dont really like it much at all either
     
  10. Oct 19, 2008 at 5:47 PM
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    yup , i still love my tacoma
     
  11. Oct 19, 2008 at 5:51 PM
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    Tacomaman come on
     
  12. Oct 19, 2008 at 6:15 PM
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    yeah.....you are right!!! what was i thinking.:rolleyes: the newer ones dont look too good....i was thinking about the older ones a bit.
     
  13. Oct 19, 2008 at 6:57 PM
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    lmfao! :d
     
  14. Oct 19, 2008 at 6:58 PM
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    There we go, you scared me tacomaman and the older ones do look good
     
  15. Oct 19, 2008 at 7:02 PM
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