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looking 4 new taco

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by tlh178, Feb 24, 2012.

  1. Feb 24, 2012 at 4:33 AM
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    tlh178

    tlh178 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    i'm in the market for a new taco, not sure if i want to buy new,used or even a 4 banger, 1st gen or 2nd gen. i have a 2nd gen taco w/ 275k and still runs sweet. some input from you guys would be great!
     
  2. Feb 24, 2012 at 6:08 AM
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    PhdNPrerunners

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    Damn your 2nd gen has a lot of miles. Is it a V6?
     
  3. Feb 24, 2012 at 6:11 AM
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    mcdowell

    mcdowell My name is Mudd

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    Better off going new if you can. Im sure you know used Tacoma's are high dollar. Good luck in your hunt.
     
  4. Feb 24, 2012 at 12:05 PM
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    sorry, to many double shifts this week, its a 1 gen. thanks for the input. i just order a 2012 reg cab 4x4 w/ a 4 cyl, with a topper. blue in color, should be here next week!
     
  5. Feb 24, 2012 at 12:07 PM
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    Congrats! Pics when it comes in.
     
  6. Feb 25, 2012 at 4:06 AM
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    yes 6cyl, has 275k on it. i just replaced the starter,timing belt, water pump,tstat and belts in the last month. other then normal maintenance these are the only parts i replaced. opps, i did replace both 02 sensors last yr.
     
  7. Feb 25, 2012 at 4:27 AM
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    Wow....this gives me great confidence in my recent purchase. I just picked up a 2012 Taco, have been a Chevy driver for 20 years, first time in the Toyota line-up. Sounds like I will be looking forward to lots of time with the newest member of my family.
     
  8. Feb 25, 2012 at 5:02 AM
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    headhuntr, welcome to the site. you made a great investment. in the long run these will pay you back.
     
  9. Feb 25, 2012 at 10:27 AM
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    Congrats man! Once I am done with school I am going to get a ext similar equipped as the one your ordered cause I love the 4 cylinder tacos. Can wait to see pics of your new rig
     
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