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Just might be getting a Tacoma...again

Discussion in '4 Cylinder' started by gupster88, Mar 16, 2012.

  1. Apr 10, 2012 at 10:55 AM
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    squashroll

    squashroll taco tuesday

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    Have you guys been over to the '4 bangin, fuel sippin, full tank challenge!' thread?
    worthywads, AndrewFalk and others are posting some pretty good mpgs...
     
  2. Apr 10, 2012 at 12:32 PM
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    TacoDaTugBoat

    TacoDaTugBoat Well-Known Member

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    Oh, and the 4 banger has a timing chain vs the 6's timing belt. 4 cyl has less lifetime mant too. Stock plugs and wires till 100,000mi! I have comfortably pulled heavy trailers. never weighed them though. guess is at least 3,000lb comfortably.
     
  3. Apr 11, 2012 at 5:43 AM
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    friction

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    Yip yip. I know AndrewFalk has a 5 lug, but his MPGs are amazing. Not complaining as I get pretty good mileage around town, I am just a bit surprised by the HWY miles (worse than city driving unless I go 65 or less on the Interstate).
     
  4. Apr 15, 2012 at 10:24 PM
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    MotorsportsAustin

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    If you get the 6, test drive for sure, especially on uphill or from a dead stop. Make sure it doesn't have the take off to 25 mph vibration (auto or manual). Toyota is reluctant to do anything about the prob. 4 banger with Access cab sounds like a good match up unless you have to have the additional power.
     
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