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Is it true? Tacoma the next 96 impala ss

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by luke83, Aug 18, 2011.

  1. Aug 18, 2011 at 3:57 AM
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    luke83

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    The 96 impala ss held it's value for a long long time. I own a 07 quad trd off road. Considering I purchased this truck in early 07 and paid 30k out the door. It has 65k on it, normal wear and still worth 22k right now. Six months ago it was worth 19k according to kbb. This is awesome. I have two more payments left and it's all mine. I looked at the 3rd gen model and it is ugly and sucks. More plastic. A truck is not a truck without true rear bumper. The Tacoma turned into a ridgeline. The 2nd gen will reign supreme. The new impala vs the 96 impala which one is better? Exactly.
     
  2. Aug 18, 2011 at 3:58 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Well......The Tacoma certainly didnt turn into a Ridgeline. More torque, and a live rear axle, as well as a decent suspension.
     
  3. Aug 18, 2011 at 4:01 AM
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    did you see the new taco? All plastic.
     
  4. Aug 18, 2011 at 4:04 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    4.10 gears, sliders, and lots of buttons.
    Didnt pay too much attention...
     
  5. Aug 18, 2011 at 4:07 AM
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    luke83

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    Well do your homework sir.
     
  6. Aug 18, 2011 at 4:07 AM
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    Konaborne

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    :cheers:
     
  7. Aug 18, 2011 at 4:10 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Still has more torque than the Ridgeline, and a better suspension. Looks like the front is the only change, and nothing more than a design change.
     
  8. Aug 18, 2011 at 4:20 AM
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    jjew18

    jjew18 the Nightman cometh!

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    Added extra awesomeness to its original awesomeness.
    So is this the actual 3rd gen, or just more speculation. OP, can you link us to the new Tacoma?
     
  9. Aug 18, 2011 at 4:22 AM
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    T@co_Pr3runn3r

    T@co_Pr3runn3r XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

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    There is no 3rd gen. It's a 2nd gen with a facial........
     
  10. Aug 18, 2011 at 4:37 AM
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    This Concept Does look like a Ridgeline. But this was a 2008 concept called the A-BAT. Its actually a hybrid.

    Looks just like a facial for 2012. The front looks more like the 4-Runner to me.

    toyota-a-bat-concept-4df44911c799b-4e2393a6d96bf.jpg
    2012-toyota-tacoma_100359483_s.jpg
     
  11. Aug 18, 2011 at 4:41 AM
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    Yeah I'd also like to see a link OP. I bet he's talking about the black one that someone photoshopped from the new 4Runner.

    EDIT 3rd gen...YOU do your homework.
     
  12. Aug 18, 2011 at 4:48 AM
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    That was another concept all together, that was not a Tacoma.
     
  13. Aug 18, 2011 at 4:50 AM
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    Agree. The A-BAT.
     
  14. Aug 18, 2011 at 5:01 AM
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    VirginiaBound

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    Did you just tell Chris4x4 to do his homework!

    HAHAHAHAHAHA

    Gtfo. :facepalm:
     
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    Oh boy. :smack:
     
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    The '96 Impala held its value for a couple of unique reasons.

    1st - it was the last year of the body on frame full-sized Chevy. They don't make anything like it any more.

    2nd - The '96 had a full OBD compliant engine that raised the horsepower by about 60 HP making it the fastest Impala SS Chevy ever made.

    3rd - it was (and is) a cult classic.

    The tacoma doesn't have
     
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