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Is this Taco a good buy?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by TacomaTravis, Jul 9, 2014.

  1. TacomaTravis

    TacomaTravis [OP] New Member

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    2002 Tacoma, 3.4 V6, xtracab, manual, TRD, SR5, K&N intake, brush guard, e locker, push-button 4WD, 119,000 miles, comes with sub/amp/speakers/deck, said he'd take $10,000 and not a dollar less (I tried).

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  2. TashcomerTexas

    TashcomerTexas The Texas Ayatollah

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    Oh god what the hell could be worse than fake stick on vents?...


    And and those decals. Dear lord


    Although it sounds like a decent deal considering such low miles and 4x4 is a plus along with the locker
     
  3. 95 taco

    95 taco Cornfed

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    Bilsteins front and rear, front set to 1'' and rear are 9'' 5125's, OMD springs in the rear, CSJumper LED's inside, hard wired inverter.
    Is that a new frame I see?
     
  4. AR15xAR10

    AR15xAR10 Aka: "RainbowPuke"

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    Throw the pine striping away and the burn the fake vents in the driveway with fire and you've got an excellent truck :thumbsup: :)
     
  5. TacomaTravis

    TacomaTravis [OP] New Member

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    Yeah the vents and pinstriping bullshit would be gone in a heartbeat lol
     
  6. 95 taco

    95 taco Cornfed

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    Bilsteins front and rear, front set to 1'' and rear are 9'' 5125's, OMD springs in the rear, CSJumper LED's inside, hard wired inverter.
    What's with the discoloring on the intake manifold? Is it normal for the rust belt?
     
  7. AR15xAR10

    AR15xAR10 Aka: "RainbowPuke"

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    "More than you can afford pal, TACOMA" WeatherTech Floor liners (front and rear), AVS vent visors, OEM Bed Mat, TRD (oiled) air filter, OEM Front Skidplate, OEM bed extender brackets, black plasti dipped grill emblem, ultragauge plus model, remote start, reese hitch, Grom Ipod interface, quickfists on custom bedrail mount to hold axe/shovel, EBC stage 5 super street brake kit, rokblokz mud flaps, superbrightleds map and dome LED lights (warm white), rear diff breather relocation mod, redline tuning Elite stainless hood struts, AFE Mach Force XP 2.5" stainless catback, Ionic Soft Trifold Tonneau, pop&lock, OEM LED tail lights, 35watt reverse light mod, full synthetic fluids, and STEEKERS Adding 4pin receiver harness, an unmolested OEM bumper with tow package hitch, painting afe tip flat black
    Looks like a decent buy, and welcome to tacomaworld :)
     
  8. m3bassman

    m3bassman Professional Web Wheeler

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    nope
    looks like an ok deal.

    i paid $8500 for an 01 TRD with 96k miles in washington in 2011.

    KBB supports this being the range you should pay. excellent condition for that truck is ~$9000
    http://www.kbb.com/toyota/tacoma-xt...8854|true|188818|true&pricetype=private-party
     
  9. MQQSE

    MQQSE Chief Pal Guy

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    Throw those goofy blue eyeball lights on the fire too ... otherwise looks like a good deal. :thumbsup:
     
  10. LogCabins

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    Ask him to show you receipts for timing belt change.....if he hasn't done it maybe he will budge a bit on the price......but if not, still a good deal.......just wear a mask on the way home when u buy it so no one sees you with those ridiculous "hood vents" and pinstripes and silhouette sticker of a PAC-man ghost on the rear glass
     
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    Oh yeah and the "extra" 4x4 badge on the tailgate.......burn it with the chain link license plate holders LOL
     
  12. Andy.G

    Andy.G Well-Known Member

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    Yeah kinda ghetto. Nice truck when you get past the goofy shit. Maybe 1000 to much.GL
     
  13. Zork

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    it may just be me, but the hood looks mis-aligned and the sidemarkers have silver trim, but the grill has chrome trim. May be a sign of front end damage:notsure:
     
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    It looks like the hood was not closed all the way on the last pic. That could be why it looks misaligned.
     
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    Zork Well-Known Member

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    I figured the hood may have been popped to see the engine after I posted, but if you blow up pic #9 of the front end you will see the passenger light is way off, and the side marker trim is cracked.
     
  16. Tribull

    Tribull Only women shave beneath the neck.

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    I think if you could get him down to 9k, maybe 9.5k, it would be a pretty good deal.
     
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    Indy Master of all I survey.

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    The hood alignment and gap in every picture looks funky.
     
  18. TacomaTravis

    TacomaTravis [OP] New Member

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    Yeah the hood wasn't fully closed in any of these pics, but I do see what you mean about the passenger headlight. Didn't even notice that when I was looking at it. I text the guy this morning asking for the VIN so I could run it. He said he'd send it when he gets off work at 1700, but he also said another guy that offered him $9800 is coming to look at it at 1730.
     
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