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Is this a good deal?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by CollegeTacoma, Jul 16, 2011.

  1. Jul 16, 2011 at 9:24 AM
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    CollegeTacoma

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  2. Jul 16, 2011 at 9:29 AM
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    MTgirl too many frogs, not enough princes... Moderator

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    what sort of maint. records are with the truck - with that mileage it could be due for belts, maybe a new clutch...

    and it looks like the front end is a little crooked (and missing the trim piece under the passenger side headlight) makes me think it may have been hit :notsure:
     
  3. Jul 16, 2011 at 9:59 AM
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    I noticed the same thing...
     
  4. Jul 16, 2011 at 10:01 AM
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    get a carfax,check the frame...look it over its a great price even if it needs alil work
     
  5. Jul 16, 2011 at 10:05 AM
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    99PreRunner.

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    Looks like back left tire is bald towards the insides. Might have been on the front and has an alignment issue.
     
  6. Jul 16, 2011 at 10:06 AM
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  7. Jul 16, 2011 at 10:20 AM
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    Unique color too. . You guys all have nice trucks...
    Wouldnt be interested in selling now would you lol
     
  8. Jul 16, 2011 at 10:28 AM
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    99PreRunner.

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    Thanks man... I would always sell, but for the right price.. Lol and my right price is too much ;)
     
  9. Jul 16, 2011 at 10:32 AM
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    front end collision could mess with the alignment...and suspension and frame...depending on how severe the crash was.

    OP - if you get to see the truck in person take a really close look at the front end

    :eek: I would never sell my baby!
     
  10. Jul 16, 2011 at 10:33 AM
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    steve o 77

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    x2 lol. $15k and my 171k mile truck is yours:D
     
  11. Jul 16, 2011 at 11:45 AM
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    16k done and done. ??
     
  12. Jul 16, 2011 at 10:01 PM
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    lol did you just offer more than what Im asking? You need to watch more pawn stars:p
     
  13. Jul 16, 2011 at 10:17 PM
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    Greensystemsgo

    Greensystemsgo Clean 1 owner with low miles.

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    When i started looking for a tacoma back in February, this truck was up for 8k. now its down pretty far.

    you could go in and figure out whats wrong specifically, offer them something low and prepare to do some repairs, but then have a perfectly running vehicle :D
     
  14. Jul 17, 2011 at 7:05 AM
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    Very true haha . What do you think of your truck? I've heard that the "desirable" years are 01-04, which I like the grill and white spedo/ odo etc.
    But what are the real differences? I have found some killer deals on 1997-1999 Tacomas.

    Yes I do watch that show and yes I did haha. I like when they'll set there top dollar at say 1000 and the seller will try to squeeze and extra little bit out and the old man will drop to 950. Great strategy. :D
     
  15. Jul 17, 2011 at 7:28 AM
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    VirginiaBound

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    I noticed the bald tire as well. . .
     
  16. Jul 17, 2011 at 7:38 AM
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    It does look a little rough..
     
  17. Jul 17, 2011 at 7:55 AM
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    VooDoo

    VooDoo More Cowbell!

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    Doesnt look as bad as it could for 190000 miles. The paint job is probably the worst think IMO
     
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