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I'm thinking of trading the taco

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by JayARRGHH, Aug 10, 2011.

  1. JayARRGHH

    JayARRGHH [OP] Well-Known Member

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    in for a 4runner.
    Talk me out of it, talk me into it.
    What do you guys think?

    I have a 2003 and i owe probably $10K on it still.
    I was thinking of a 2000 4 runner, i dont really know too much about em though.
     
  2. whippersnapper02

    whippersnapper02 Well-Known Member

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    Banks Monster Exhaust, Pop n Lock tailgate lock, Hook-Ups tie down brackets, USA Spec Ipod adaptor, WO seat covers, color matched grill with Grillcraft insert, Tuffy locking bed box
    Do it if you want to.
     
  3. Khaos

    Khaos Well-Known Member

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    Which do you prefer, truck or SUV? That's the main reason to choose between the two.


    Either way, you won't go wrong. If anything happened and I had to replace my truck a 4Runner would be its main competition, aside from a new tC to save gasoline. Doubt I could ever keep a car though.
     
  4. JayARRGHH

    JayARRGHH [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Yea i've always had SUVs and i like em better but I also want a V8 manual and the TRD SR5 version which idk if the 4runner's have the same thing. Also since i still owe so much on my truck would getting a 2000 for that much be practical?
     
  5. Johns Taco

    Johns Taco I'm not 4x4, and have an open diff. So i'm 4x1

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    Full custom stereo, onboard air compressor, train horns, spacer lift, 30" tires, optima yellow top, rear slider window & tailgate anti-theft mod, pop & lock, class 3 tow hitch, lights in bed, Ultra Gauge, Weather Tech mats, yellow fog lights, camper top, air lift rear airbags, rear diff breather mod, soon to be more...
    Why switch, new addition to the family? Need more space? Either way seems win, both great vehicles.
     
  6. JayARRGHH

    JayARRGHH [OP] Well-Known Member

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    thats really only what is stopping me, i have absolutely no need to. I just like SUV's better, i have so much shit to store that can't be in the bed of my truck, i just lost a sawzall and palmsander because they wouldn't fit in my tool box and got monsooned on -____-
     
  7. Rebel Taco 22

    Rebel Taco 22 mall crawler

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    Get a shell
     
  8. JayARRGHH

    JayARRGHH [OP] Well-Known Member

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    i thought of that, but i wasn't too sure, plus they're pretty expensive, but maybe i'll do that.
     
  9. KenLyns

    KenLyns Lord of War

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    You owe $10000 on a 2003 Taco?!
     
  10. Forster46

    Forster46 Very nice how much?

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    gonna trade my 06 for a duramax lol
     
  11. JayARRGHH

    JayARRGHH [OP] Well-Known Member

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    yea it had 88k and a new frame, plus it came with american racing wheels and BFG A/T so I can have fun while saving up for the shit I want to put on it. I tried making a thread to see if it was too much but i was a noob and nobody responded, as far as I remember, the blue book value on it is at like $13k if i remember correctly
     
  12. JayARRGHH

    JayARRGHH [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I would LOVE a powerstroke or duramax, but I don't have any need for one, plus i like compact trucks.
     
  13. SCRunner12

    SCRunner12 4runner Troll

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    You want a V8 manual? Not going to find that with any 4runner. I wish there was, but sadly no. I have a 2000 4runner and I really like it. I would have a Tacoma, but I have a little one and I don't have the need for a truck. No TRD version of the 3rd gen 4runners (96-02), but the unofficial TRD version is the 99 SR5 Highlander. It has ~1" taller coils, sport hood, color matched bumpers and has the option for 5 speed E-locker. Check out this thread if you are really interested. http://www.toyota-4runner.org/3rd-gen-t4rs/82033-3rd-gen-4runner-buyers-guide.html
     
  14. robgeetar

    robgeetar Unofficial member of the Rebel Alliance

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    Not much at all: Antenna X Eurostyle 13", plastidipped retro wheels, and retro decals
    maybe some of these? not as expensive as a shell

    http://www.lockstraps.com/
     
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