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I Got Me My First Brand New Taco

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Johnny C, Apr 19, 2011.

  1. Apr 19, 2011 at 7:37 PM
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    Johnny C

    Johnny C [OP] Member

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    Some of you gave me some good advice in this thread on what Taco I should buy:

    http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/2nd-gen-tacomas/149771-close-buying-new-2011-taco-newbie.html

    Well, I finally ended up pulling the trigger on a 2011 TRD Sport 4X4 double cab in Magnetic Grey Metallic.

    I test drove an off road package as well, and I was extremely impressed with both. I found that the Sport package rode a little better on the highway and also handled a bit better, which made more sense to me since the truck will be on the pavement for 96.832% of its life.

    The truck also has the tow package and a six disc changer / sat. radio (not sure if this is standard or not). I love driving this truck - it rides like a car compared to my old Ranger.

    I got the truck for $506 over invoice, which I thought was more than fair. I was kind of saddened that the truck didn't come with floor mats, but I went and ordered some Weathertech floor liners anyways.

    The next purchases will most likely me things like step bars, bug shield, and window rain shields. Eventually I will buy some black wheels and maybe even a grill if anyone decides to make one that easily bolts right on.

    Thanks for the help everyone - it really is a great truck!

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  2. Apr 19, 2011 at 7:43 PM
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    drewskie

    drewskie Well-Known Member

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    Very nice. congrats.
     
  3. Apr 19, 2011 at 7:43 PM
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    Frostbyte

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    congrats! be prepared to spend endless amounts of money on upgrades!:woot:
    i have always liked that color, but went with red.
     
  4. Apr 19, 2011 at 8:14 PM
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    leveltwo

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    looking good, exactly what i want except maybe in red... enjoy it!
     
  5. Apr 19, 2011 at 8:23 PM
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    mlittle

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    Nice looking Tacoma. If I were to buy a new one, that's the color that I would get.
     
  6. Apr 19, 2011 at 8:30 PM
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    sbates

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    Congrats on your new Taco. I bought the exact same one back in December. Enjoy.
     
  7. Apr 19, 2011 at 8:33 PM
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    slmgt

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    Congrats on joining the ranks! They are great trucks and I'm sure you'll enjoy yours
     
  8. Apr 20, 2011 at 1:07 AM
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    sonocotaco

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    Nice truck congrats! That's a popular one lately the MGM Sport shortbed. I'm kinda wishing i got that color it is badass looking.
     
  9. Apr 20, 2011 at 1:11 AM
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    jealous...
     
  10. Apr 20, 2011 at 1:14 AM
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    congrats man....
     
  11. Apr 20, 2011 at 1:20 AM
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    Congrats on your new truck. :thumbsup:
     
  13. Apr 20, 2011 at 2:13 AM
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    woody6047

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    Congrats man! Nice looking truck!
     
  14. Apr 20, 2011 at 2:49 AM
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    Congrats!
     
  15. Apr 20, 2011 at 5:47 AM
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    Thanks for the kind words everyone!

    I love the truck so far - the only real complaint I have is the spongy brakes.

    I have researched this and it seems like it is common to these trucks. Not sure if there are any quick fixes to firm up the pedal.

    Otherwise it is a sweet ride.
     
  16. Apr 20, 2011 at 5:56 AM
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    Looks like my 2011. Lets the mods begine.

    Truck.JPG
     
  17. Apr 20, 2011 at 5:17 PM
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    NICE, exact truck I thought you should buy. Go big or go home in the end
     
  18. Apr 20, 2011 at 5:37 PM
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    Congrats! Last weekend I went out and did the same thing, only it's white. If you don't mind me asking what was the approximate invoice price that you paid $506 more than? My dealer claims to be a "no haggle" dealership and they are several thousand under sticker on all their Toyota's but I wonder what the TRUE invoice price is.
     
  19. Apr 20, 2011 at 5:39 PM
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    Woot Woot! congrats!!! :D
     
  20. Apr 20, 2011 at 5:42 PM
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    JDeLuca

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    Congrats, got the same truck except access cab, love it!
     
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