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Just registered, looking at getting a taco in AZ, tips?

Discussion in 'Arizona' started by sook, Apr 7, 2009.

  1. Apr 7, 2009 at 12:27 PM
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    sook

    sook [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Hey, what's up?

    Decided to make my debut post here in the Southwest forum, living in AZ and all.

    Just registered today, I've been looking at 2nd gen Tacoma (Tacomas?) for a while now and it looks like its about time for me to get a used one with my Maxima dying. I lurked a lot on http://maxima.org/forums/ and learned a couple of things, mostly how good a resource other owners are.

    You guys have any tips? Dealers/contacts to hit or to avoid? Are some years better than others?
     
  2. Apr 7, 2009 at 8:53 PM
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    Packman73

    Packman73 ^^^^ 3%er ^^^^

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    Welcome from Phoenix.

    I bought mine off of AutoTrader from a private party.
     
  3. Apr 8, 2009 at 4:25 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Welcome to TW!
     
  4. Sep 8, 2012 at 3:53 PM
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    Jefro111

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    Welcome I'll put in my 2 cents also go for a private sale
     
  5. Sep 8, 2012 at 5:59 PM
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    Kyouto42

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    Dude this thread is from 2009...
     
  6. Sep 8, 2012 at 5:59 PM
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    Zombie

    Zombie I miss my Taco

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    Holy shit... Bringing shit back from the dead...
     
  7. Sep 8, 2012 at 10:34 PM
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    extremachn1

    extremachn1 I am an asshole, deal with it!

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    What do you expect from Air Force, I mean honestly... BWAHAHAHA
     
  8. Sep 9, 2012 at 7:24 AM
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    Smokey11

    Smokey11 You Can't Fix Stupid !

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    Yeah cause the Navy is much better right :rolleyes:
     
  9. Sep 9, 2012 at 10:06 AM
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    extremachn1

    extremachn1 I am an asshole, deal with it!

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    Well yea. I am glad you fly boys are starting to realize that. Carry on.... :p
     
  10. Sep 9, 2012 at 10:46 AM
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    Kyouto42

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    Dude, I totally saw your post before edit. Just say'n.
     
  11. Sep 9, 2012 at 1:35 PM
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    Zombie

    Zombie I miss my Taco

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    Shut up Jake! You didn't see shit! Lol.
     
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