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How long do you keep your tacoma?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by vtragweed, Nov 19, 2008.

  1. Nov 19, 2008 at 3:16 PM
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    vtragweed

    vtragweed [OP] Beef Slut

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    ive always traded in my truck when i get around 50-75000 miles on them am i wrong for doing this, how long does the average person keep a truck?
     
  2. Nov 19, 2008 at 3:18 PM
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    dually

    dually Low and slow

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    Not as many as the 98..
    Till its undriveable... lol
     
  3. Nov 19, 2008 at 3:26 PM
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    ImpulseRed008

    ImpulseRed008 Gone But Not Forgotten

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    What he said :D
     
  4. Nov 19, 2008 at 3:27 PM
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    tacoskim

    tacoskim Tuned By Gadget

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    i had my 98 4 banger for 6 years, sold it with 125,000 miles for 6k..... ill be having this one for awhile, its a toyota!!!
     
  5. Nov 19, 2008 at 3:56 PM
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    Janster

    Janster Old & Forgetful

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    I'll keep it as long as it stays together.

    When a vehicle becomes more of an expense to keep it on the road, its time to move on.
     
  6. Nov 19, 2008 at 3:56 PM
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    RelentlessFab

    RelentlessFab Tacoma offroad armor fabricating beast Vendor

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    Had tons on the old Taco's.... new Tundra is pretty stock
    my last truck had 143K on it and it was fine. i'd run a vehicle up to 120K+ no problem as long as you take decent care of it, more if its alot of highway miles and good maintenance. One of my friends has an '89 toyota pickup that has 250K+ and its never been rebuilt.
    Some people just like getting new vehicles every so often so each to their own.
     
  7. Nov 19, 2008 at 4:01 PM
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    gavonder

    gavonder She's Kickass!

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    I had my '99 Tacoma 8 years, 160,000 miles. It still ran fine, but loosing value. I've had this one, one year and 22,600 miles already, so we'll see......

    GA
     
  8. Nov 19, 2008 at 4:15 PM
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    Taos1

    Taos1 Well-Known Member

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    I had my 96 for 12 years with 229k miles. I was forced to give it up this July because of the Toyota buy back program. It was a 4x4 extra cab LX V6. It was showing it's age but it was still running strong. I would have kept it until it died or when I had enough money for a new one. I'm hoping to keep the new one just as long or even longer.
     
  9. Nov 19, 2008 at 4:18 PM
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    Killer Red Taco

    Killer Red Taco NorCal Rock Whore

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    I am gonna keep this one till at least 100k probably more my old chevy had 225k. I am only at 17k now so I got awhile.
     
  10. Nov 19, 2008 at 4:18 PM
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    concrete jedi

    concrete jedi Well-Known Member

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    My last truck was 13 years old (non Toyota), since any vehicle are really bad investments, I hold on to them for as long as it is financially viable. When the monthly repair bills become the same as the monthly payment was, time to go.
     
  11. Nov 19, 2008 at 4:21 PM
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    Johnson8537

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    I use to change vehicles every 6 months or so... but I deicided to keep this Tacoma for a while now that i have a little one...
     
  12. Nov 19, 2008 at 4:31 PM
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    tacoskim

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    holy shit, every 6 months!!
     
  13. Nov 19, 2008 at 6:19 PM
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    oldtacomaguy

    oldtacomaguy four forty four

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    I had my last tacoma 11 years, Toyota bought it back on the frame issue. I'd still have it except for that. Plan on keeping my 08 until the wheels fall off.
     
  14. Nov 19, 2008 at 6:49 PM
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    Tacoma02TRD

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    x2 Take care of your ride and it will take care of you!
     
  15. Nov 19, 2008 at 6:54 PM
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    Roland

    Roland My other ride has sails

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    I traded in my '83 toyota truck with 147K miles on it for my '91 Toyota pickup. Sold that to a friend with 173K miles on it when I bought the Tacoma. 2-1/2 years later and he's still driving it.
     
  16. Nov 19, 2008 at 6:58 PM
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    tarheelfan_08

    tarheelfan_08 Carolina Alliance

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    My 96 only has 90,000 miles on it! So I will be keeping it for awhile!
     
  17. Nov 19, 2008 at 6:59 PM
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    Khaos

    Khaos Big Member

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    Unless Toyota comes out with something I want more, a long time.

    Thats why I bought a Tacoma. I wanted something that would take all my abuse, look good, and be fun to own.
     
  18. Nov 19, 2008 at 7:41 PM
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    MyToyTaco

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    My toyota dealer uses an OLD ass toyota sienna for the shuttle, it has 300k+ miles on it. Feels like its gonna fall apart on the road but it still runs!
     
  19. Nov 19, 2008 at 8:12 PM
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    Simon's Mom

    Simon's Mom Wag More Bark Less

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    Stock for now
    I sold my 95 after 9 yrs 175k, its still on the road today, so I sticking with my 06 as long as it wants me.
    :D
     
  20. Nov 19, 2008 at 8:15 PM
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    genxer36

    genxer36 Lord of Tomfoolery

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